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17-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi dedicates All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today dedicated the All India Institute of Ayurveda, in New Delhi, to the nation. Speaking on this occasion, the Prime Minister congratulated the gathering on the celebration of Dhanvantari Jayanti as Ayurveda Divas. He...

17-Oct-2017 New Delhi

North Eastern Council to be reoriented: Dr Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the North Eastern Council (NEC) will...

17-Oct-2017 Jammu

Bali Bhagat visits dengue patients in SMGS,reviews facilities

Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today visited SMGS Hospital to review the preparedness to prevent and control spread of dengue besides taking stock of the facilities being provided to patients.To fight this vector-borne disease, the Minister...

17-Oct-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Stop political violence or you will be wiped out: Amit Shah to CPI-M

Winding up his party's campaign against the CPI-M, BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday warned that Kerala's ruling party will be "wiped out" if the political violence in the state does not stop."Congress got finished because of corruption and the Left parties...

17-Oct-2017 New Delhi

'Why this Kolaveri Da?', Rahul taunts BJP over Jay Shah

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday taunted the BJP with comments on the controversy surrounding Amit Shah's son Jay alleging "state legal help" in his legal battle with a news portal."State legal help for Shah-Zada! Why this, why this Kolaveri Da?"...

17-Oct-2017 Aligarh

AMU a good example of Indian nationalism: Pranab Mukherjee

The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a perfect example of Indian nationalism and ethos, former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday.Students from different religions, ethnicity, linguistic backgrounds and culture integrate and work together in productive...

17-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Nifty50 at new high, despite profit booking and low volumes

Even as the general investors' sentiments were subdued on Tuesday, the key Indian equity index -- the NSE Nifty50 -- made marginal gains to close at a new high.According to market observers, low volumes and profit booking subdued investors' sentiments --...

17-Oct-2017 kabul

41 killed in Afghan Taliban attack

Twin suicide bombings and gunfire on a police training centre in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktia on Tuesday killed at least 41 people including the provincial police chief and wounded over 200 others, officials said.The dead also included training...

17-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Naval aircraft fails to find trace of 10 missing Indians

An Indian Naval patrol aircraft failed to find any more survivors of merchant ship Emerald Star that sank off the coast of Japan last week, even as 10 Indians are still missing.A P8-I maritime surveillance aircraft of the Indian Navy on Monday joined the...

17-Oct-2017 Jammu

Bali Bhagat pays rich tributes to Maharaja Gulab Singh

Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat paid rich tributes to Maharaja Gulab Singh on the eve of his 225th birth anniversary.Remembering the Maharaja, the Minister said that his rule was a glorious period of Jammu and Kashmir Kingdom. He said...

17-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Ashwini Kumar Choubey visits R&D facility, HLL, reviews activities

Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare visited the Research & Development facility of HLLL, an undertaking of the Health Ministry at AKKULAM, Trivandrum to review the innovative and useful research being undertaken by the...

17-Oct-2017 Bhubaneswar

Odisha student gang-raped in presence of fiance, 6 arrested

Close on the heels of sensational Koraput gang-rape case, a group of miscreants allegedly gang-raped a college student in presence of her fiance in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Tuesday.Six persons have been arrested for their suspected involvement...

17-Oct-2017 kabul

53 die as Taliban hit Afghan police centre

Twin suicide bombings and gunfire on a police training centre in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktia on Tuesday left at least 53 people dead, including a provincial police chief, and over 150 wounded in a gory terror attack.Among the dead were included...

17-Oct-2017 New York

This tool can better identify breast cancer risk

A machine learning tool can help identify which high-risk breast lesions are likely to become cancerous with 97 per cent accuracy, an advance that may help reduce unnecessary surgeries, a study has revealed.High-risk breast lesions are biopsy-diagnosed...

17-Oct-2017 Mumbai

I try to keep myself free during festivals : Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says during festivals, he always tries to keep himself free to spend time with his family.Amitabh, who hosts popular game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC), greeted soldiers at the Wagah Border in an episode of the show.A soldier named...

17-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Actors shouldn't have any image: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is happy that superstar Aamir Khan has played a quirky character in a never-seen-before avatar in "Secret Superstar", says actors should not be conscious about an image."I think actors shouldn't have any image. He (or she) should be able...

17-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Women's changing image in cinema positive: Plabita Borthakur

Actress Plabita Borthakur, who featured in "Lipstick Under My Burkha", says the projection of a woman is quite progressive and positive in Indian cinema today."I think the image of a woman in cinema is changing. When we talk about image, it also includes her...

17-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Kalki, Richa suggest firecrackers alternative through Diwali rap

Actresses Kalki Koechlin and Richa Chadha have turned rappers to suggest alternatives to firecrackers through a new track on Diwali.Sofia Ashraf, who is known for her series "Sista from the South" and the two actresses who will soon be seen in the film "Jia Aur...

17-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

2 Senior IAS Officers Transferred

The Punjab Government today issued Transfer/Posting of 2 senior IAS officers with immediate effect.Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson said that Mr. Satish Chandra transferred as Additional Chief Secretary Power and in addition Principal...

17-Oct-2017 Kargil

Syed Basharat Bukhari visits Kargil, reviews horticulture scenario

Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari Tuesday said the Government has undertaken a holistic programme to ensure sustainable development of horticulture sector in the State, besides formulating vision document to revamp the sector.The Minister said...

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