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22-Apr-2017 Bengaluru

India will welcome Apple if it comes : Ravi Shankar Prasad

India would welcome Apple to make its iconic iPhones in the country where a lot of big firms were already making mobile phones, said Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday."A lot of big mobile phone manufacturing companies have come, and if Apple...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Earth Day-2017: Nature's warning - mend ways now or be doomed

Even as the world celebrated the 48th Earth Day on Saturday, over a hundred farmers from drought-hit Tamil Nadu were seen protesting in the national capital along with the skulls of their kin, who chose to kill themselves as deficit rains for the fourth year...

22-Apr-2017 Dehradun

Writers denounce nationalism, target ruling establishment

The country's leading writers and intellectuals denounced nationalism and targeted the central government for propagating hate among the masses on the concluding day of a literature festival here on Saturday.In what was an absolute one-sided discussion,...

22-Apr-2017 Tura (Meghalaya)

Heavy rain leads to flood-like situation in Meghalaya

Heavy rain since Friday night has led to a flood-like situation in the low-lying areas in South West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, an official said on Saturday.Though no loss of life has been reported so far, around 20 persons have been displaced following...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Key member of inter-state gun suppliers' gang held in Delhi

A key member of an inter-state gun suppliers' gang has been arrested here along with a cache of firearms, which was to be delivered to a contact in the national capital, police said on Saturday.Rajpal Singh, 35, was arrested on Wednesday evening after...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh launches 'Oorja' CAPF football meet

The 'Oorja' CAPF Under-19 men's and women's football tournament was launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Saturday.The tournament, scheduled to begin on May 1 in every state and union territory, will involve around 12,500 players and 1200...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Daredevils in IPL tie

Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Daredevils by 14 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 tie at a jampacked Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday.Asked to bat first by the visitors, Mumbai posted 142/8 in their allotted 20 overs and then produced a superb...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Barkha Shukla Singh Singh joins BJP

A day after she was expelled from the Congress, Barkha Shukla Singh joined the BJP on Saturday.Singh, a former Chief of the Delhi Commission for Women, joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of its national Vice President and Delhi in-charge Shyam...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Now, protesting TN farmers drink urine

Protesting in the national capital for over a month, Tamil Nadu farmers on Saturday drank their own urine to draw the Centre's attention to the drought in their state and other demands.On Friday, they had collected their urine in plastic bottles and threatened...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

I have never gone by box office formula : Subhash Ghai

National-Award winning filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who is hosting a special screening of his yesteryear classic "Karz", says as a director he was always driven by passion and did not follow any box office formula for the success of his films.Asked what drives him to make...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Canadian Defence Minister visits Western Naval Command

Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan on Saturday visited the Western Naval Command here as part of his ongoing tour of India.He interacted with its commander, Vice Admiral Girish Luthra and others and was given a conducted tour of the Indian Navy's indigenous...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Good people who left AAP will return : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said he was confident that "good people" who left the AAP will return to its fold."I always regret when people leave," the Aam Aadmi Party leader told IANS."I have always said that I am always hopeful that good...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Larger coalition no answer to check Modi : Arvind Kejriwal

Merely forming a larger coalition of opposition parties cannot help check Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday.The Aam Aadmi Party leader said in an interview that issues affecting people were more important than...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

I fear tampering with EVMs in MCD polls too : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday he fears "5 to 10 per cent" EVM tampering in Delhi's civic polls and urged people to vote heavily for the AAP to defeat this.In an interview, the Aam Aadmi Party leader also accused the Modi government of trying...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Praying to God shouldn't disturb others : Javed Akhtar

Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar says that worshipping God and praying to him is good, but it should not disturb others.Akhtar, who was awarded the "best poet, lyricist and scriptwriter" in Bollywood at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 here on...

22-Apr-2017 Chennai

Blessed to have worked with Prabhudheva : Sayyeshaa

Actress Sayyeshaa on Saturday said she considers herself blessed to have worked with choreographer-filmmaker Prabhudheva in her upcoming Tamil directorial debut "Vanamagan".Prabhudheva was roped in to choreograph Sayyeshaa's introduction song 'Damn Damn' in...

21-Apr-2017 Srinagar

JKLF protests against ‘oppression on students’

Reacting over the statements made by BJP leaders including Ram Madhev and Parkash Ganga, Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday said “everything devilish is possible from the people whose forefathers took inspiration from...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Look who's talking, says Smriti Irani on Rahul's Narendra Modi tweet

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comment on civil servants, provoking Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani to tweet: "Look who is talking about being overrated."Responding to Modi's caution to...

22-Apr-2017 Agra

Hindutva outfits protest ban on coloured scarves at Taj

Even as preparations for the annual three-day Urs of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan beginning on Sunday go on apace, the controversy relating to the entry of visitors with saffron-coloured scarves threatens to disturb the fragile communal peace here.Officials...

22-Apr-2017

Crowded international calendar is causing problems for IPL

The 10th Indian Premier League (IPL) season has been dominated by uncapped Indian youngsters, more precisely the batsmen. They have also made up for the loss of top overseas as well as Indian players through injury.Almost all the squads for the Champions...

22-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Cleanse Mumbra of terror to save India : Shiv Sena

Expressing concern over a suspected Islamic State sympathiser's arrest in Mumbra town in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena on Saturday said the Muslim-dominated town should be cleansed of "Islamic terror" elements to save the country.The party said the town was on the...

22-Apr-2017 Bangalore

Hockey : Sreejesh says players mentally tougher ahead of big season

India's men's hockey team captain P.R. Sreejesh believes that they have grown mentally to handle tough situations as they begin a crucial season ahead with the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia, scheduled to begin from April 29.The tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia...

22-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Life has changed since six-wicket haul : Yuzvendra Chahal

India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal on Saturday said life has changed since his historic six-wicket haul against England in the third T20 International earlier this year, adding he feels more responsible now."My life has...

22-Apr-2017 London

Researchers discover new cause of high blood pressure

Researchers have discovered a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease.In a study published in the journal JCI Insight, the researchers named the new cause as Connshing syndrome which is linked to the overproduction...

22-Apr-2017 New York

Liver carcinogen traced to sunflower seeds

Researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin which has the potential to cause live cancer.In the study published in the journal PLoS ONE, the team of scientists documented frequent occurrence of aflatoxin -- a toxin produced...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi urges for clean, green planet

Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Saturday said that Earth Day is an occasion to reiterate a firm resolve to keep the planet clean and green."Earth Day is a day of gratitude to mother earth," Modi said."It is our duty to live in harmony with the plants, animals...

22-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Hi-tech integrated mushroom centre to be functional in May : Dir Agri

Director Agriculture Kashmir, Showkat Ahmad Beigh, today inspected the mushroom-cum-demonstration training centre at Lalmandi Srinagar to take stock of its progress.Mushroom Development Officer, senior officers of the Department and other concerned were also...

22-Apr-2017 Jammu

Several deputations call on Education Minister

Minister for Education, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari, today sought people's cooperation in the implementation of far-reaching initiatives brought in by the government to take the education sector in the State to new heights.The Minister was interacting with various...

22-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Traffic route plan issued for Mairaj-ul-Alam

In connection with the celebrations of Mairaj-ula-Alam falling on April 24/25, 2017 with the following Friday on April 28, the Traffic Police Department has issued a detailed route plan for vehicles carrying devotees to the Holy Shrine at Hazratbal, where...

22-Apr-2017 Jammu

Pro-police, welfare schemes to change dynamics of police deptt : DGP

Director General Police, Dr S. P Vaid has approved water purifiers for all the police stations across Jammu and Kashmir, as part of initiatives underway to further improve the living conditions of police personnel.The DGP has been personally monitoring welfare...

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