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24-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Photo exhibition aims to sensitise against racism

Intimate moments in the lives of the African community living in India are all set to be showcased at an upcoming photography here to sensitise the public against racial bias and discrimination.Indian and African artists will deal with issues of racial discrimination...

24-Sep-2016 Agra

World Rivers Day to focus on plight of Yamuna

As hundreds of voluntary groups across 70 countries prepare to celebrate World Rivers Day on Sunday, river activists in Vrindavan and Agra have drawn up plans to highlight the sad state of the river Yamuna, the life-line of Krishna's Braj mandal.In Vrindavan,...

24-Sep-2016 Varanasi

Eunuchs pay mass obeisance to ancestors at Kashi

It's a rare event that is said to be happening after more than several hundred years. Eunuchs from across the country have converged in this holy town to do the 'shraddha karma' for their departed brethren during 'pitrapaksh', the period during which Hindus...

24-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Home decor at your fingertips with this app

iDecorama.com which went live recently has now come up with a mobile app for users to plan home or office renovation online.With iDecorama, users can filter through design ideas posted by experts and discover all they need to fully inhabit their spaces and make them...

24-Sep-2016 Hyderabad

Army, NDRF begin relief operations in rain-affected Hyderabad

Army and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams were pressed into service on Saturday for rescue and relief work in the rain-affected parts of Greater Hyderabad, as continuing rain added to people's woes.The army and NDRF personnel swung into action...

24-Sep-2016 New Delhi

ASUS ZenFone 3 (5.5-inch): Luxury redefined with super performance

While most smartphone makers -- especially those from China -- have flooded the Indian market with devices in the Rs 10,000-Rs 15,000 price range, Taiwan-based technology major ASUS believes there is still room in the country for luxury with superior performance...

24-Sep-2016 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Shemrock school celebrated Grandparents Day

Shemrock School Sector-69 celebrated Grandparents Day at its campus show their love and affection to their Grandparents, where students and their maternal and paternal parents made their presence felt by mixing up with students. The main Motive of this program...

24-Sep-2016 Srinagar

Kashmir shut for 78th day

Kashmir remained shut for the 78th consecutive day on Saturday as authorities deployed security forces in Srinagar city and some other places to maintain law and order.However, there will be no curfew anywhere in the Valley, a senior police official said. Eighty-seven...

23-Sep-2016

'Banjo': tedious, but brave

In what could be seen as a breakthrough performance for the underrated Riteish Deshmukh with reservations, "Banjo" provides him a chance to play a street musician in the bustling egalitarian bylanes of Mumbai where water scarcity is seriously countermanded...

23-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Reconsider removal of DERC chief, Arvind Kejriwal urges Najeeb Jung

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday urged Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung to "reconsider" his order removing Krishna Saini as Chairperson of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC).He also expressed his willingness to meet Jung to discuss the...

23-Sep-2016 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Prakash Javadekar Chairs Review Meeting of Iisers and IISc

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar today chaired the review meeting with Directors of five Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, located at Pune, Kolkata, Mohali, Bhopal and Thiruvananthapuram and the Indian...

23-Sep-2016 New Delhi

India Working to Improve Income of Farmers : Radha Mohan Singh

The BRICS Agriculture Ministers meeting in New Delhi, today has agreed to set up a platform for developing and sharing models for sustainable agriculture. The platform which will be a virtual facility aims to promote food security, sustainable agricultural...

23-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Defence Minister of France calls on PM Narendra Modi

H. E. Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Defence Minister of France called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. Minister Le Drian expressed condolences for the victims of the cross-border terrorist attack at Uri, J&K on 18 September 2016 and expressed resolve...

24-Sep-2016

India to host 1st BRICS Young Scientists Conclave

The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, under the BRICS framework, is hosting a five day event where a group of about 50 young scientists/ researchers from BRICS countries are meeting in Bengaluru from 26-30th September, 2016....

24-Sep-2016 Srinagar

Retained pellets have potential to cause convulsions: DAK

Taking note of a news item published in local English daily regarding a patient with pellet injuries who had convulsions at a hospital, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Saturday said that retained pellets in body have the potential to cause seizures.In a statement...

24-Sep-2016 Srinagar

Red Cross Society organizes blood donation camp

The Regional Red Cross Branch Kashmir on Saturday organized a voluntary blood donation camp at Red Cross House Exchange Road Srinagar in collaboration with Blood Transfusion Deptt (Bone and Joint Hospital Barzulla Srinagar).“Around 50 donors arranged by...

24-Sep-2016 Srinagar

Hawks cannot Win – be it India or Pakistan : Prof. Saifuddin Soz

Former Union Minister and senior congress leader, Prof. Saifuddin Soz Saturday said that the ‘Hawks in India and Pakistan’ have raised the pitch of their war-mongering rhetoric, which doesn’t represent opinion of the masses in both countries, inspite of the...

24-Sep-2016 Srinagar

BEACON vehicle plunges into gorge in Bandipora, kills 7

At least seven persons died after a Beacon vehicle carrying labourers met with an accident in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday.Reports said that five bodies were recovered from the site of the accident in Tragbal late last night.The vehicle...

24-Sep-2016 Srinagar

Day 78 : curfew, shutdown continues in Kashmir

Curfew, restrictions and shutdown continued on 78th straight day in Kashmir on Saturday while the clashes and protests were reported in several parts of Kashmir throughout the day.However, following the call given by the separatist leaderships, City-centre areas...

24-Sep-2016 Srinagar

CM receives first batch of Hajj pilgrims at Sgr airport

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday morning received the first batch of Hajj pilgri at the Srinagar International Airport, who returned from Saudi Arabia after performing the Haj-e-Baitullah.Minister of State for Hajj and Auqaf, Syed Farooq Andrabi, Member...

24-Sep-2016 Chandigarh

Ripjit Brar Slams Raja Warring For Anti Dalit Statement

Ripjit Singh Brar, former MLA from Kotkapura and senior functionary of Pehlan Punjab Lok Hit Abhiyan has condemned the anti-Dalit statement of IYC president Raja Warring, where the latter said the reservation system should be scrapped in the favour of a new...

24-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Narendra Modi only believes in rhetoric : Mohammed Salim

Appearing unimpressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi vitriolic attack against Pakistan for "exporting terrorism", the CPI-M on Saturday said the BJP-led central government lacked concrete policies to deal with the Pakistan and Kashmir issues."The Prime Minister...

24-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Akshay Kumar inaugurates football tournament

Actor Akshay Kumar on Saturday inaugurated the third season of Hindustan Times Great Indian Football Action (GIFA) at the Thyagaraj Stadium here.The event, organised by the Hindustan Times Group, was also attended by the participating teams of young football...

24-Sep-2016 Kozhikode (Kerala)

Will not forget Uri, ready to fight 1,000-year war : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday squarely targetted Pakistan, saying India will not forget the sacrifices of 18 soldiers killed in the Uri terror attack and will work to isolate Pakistan globally for exporting terror.Addressing the BJP National Council...

24-Sep-2016 Kozhikode (Kerala)

BJP will bring change to Kerala's fortunes : Narendra Modi

Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Saturday said the BJP will one day be the instrument to change Kerala's fortunes.Addressing the BJP National Council here, the Prime Minister said: "The destiny of Kerala will change (for the better) and the BJP will be the instrument...

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