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22-May-2018 New Delhi

“BSF is the first wall of Defence”: Rajnath Singh

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh presented the Police Medals for Gallantry and Meritorious Services to the BSF personnel at an Investiture Ceremony held here today. Out of the 14 Police Medals for Gallantry, four were awarded posthumously.Speaking on...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

J P Nadda reviews Nipah Virus cases in Kerala

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare,J P Nadda is closely monitoringthe situation arising out of reported cases and deaths due to Nipah Virus in Kerala. He has reviewed it with Secretary (HFW) Ms. Preeti Sudan and DG (ICMR) Dr.BalramBhargavaand...

22-May-2018 Shimla

Civic Reception Hosted in Honour of the President in Shimla

The President of India,Ram Nath Kovind, addressed a civic reception hosted for him by the Government of Himachal Pradesh in Shimla today (May 22, 2018).Speaking on the occasion, the President praised Himachal Pradesh as an important centre for culture, tourism...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Centre will come up with solution to fuel price increase : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Tuesday assured that the government will come up with a solution in three-four days to keep a check on increasing fuel prices in the country."We are taking increase in fuel prices very seriously... oil prices have increased...

22-May-2018 Lucknow

SP patronised criminals, we're hounding them out : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday lashed out at the Samajwadi Party (SP) and accused it of patronising criminals and communal forces when in power in the state.Addressing an election rally in Kairana, ahead of the May 28 Lok Sabha bypoll,...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Government wants to appoint officers of RSS' choice : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised the government's proposal of allocating cadres and services to candidates selected under civil service examinations only after completion of foundation course, saying it wanted to appoint officers of "RSS's...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Don't believe in endorsing something I don't use : Virat Kohli

Cricket captain Virat Kohli says being a brand ambassador comes with its share of responsibilities.Virat has launched the first performance footwear from the brand evoSpeed One8 for Puma.Asked if being a brand ambassador is a huge responsibility, Virat told...

22-May-2018 Bengaluru

Kumaraswamy visits Karnataka temples ahead of swearing-in

A day ahead of his swearing-in, Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday visited the Hindu holy towns of Dharmasthala and Sringeri to pray for the success of the Congress-(JD-S) coalition government.The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader...

22-May-2018 Mumbai

I work towards breaking patterns of my body : Sonakshi Sinha

Actress Sonakshi Sinha says her goal is to consistently push her limits to be the best version of herself."My goal is to consistently push my limits to be the best version of myself everyday. I have never been (like) this before. Now that I'm here, I only want...

22-May-2018 Jammu

Enhance monitoring to achieve transparency : Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura

Minister for Revenue, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today asked the authorities to beef up monitoring mechanism as it is imperative to achieve transparency and accountability in working of the Department.He was speaking at a high-level meeting chaired to review the...

22-May-2018 Katra

Sat Sharma welcomes cleanliness initiatives in Katra town

Minister for Housing & Urban Development   Sat Sharma has hailed Civic authorities for achieving major breakthrough in maintaining cleanliness in holy Katra town   after it launched a proactive campaign for door to door collection of waste...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Tassaduq Mufti for preserving aesthetics of Hazratbal Shrine

Terming Hazratbal shrine as the symbol of spiritual soul of Kashmir, the Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti stressed for preserving aesthetic values of the Shrine in its beautiful setting and unique architecture.The Minister visited the Shrine to take...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Ramesh Arora chairs DRSC-IV meet, reviews functioning of PDD, PDC

A meeting of Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-IV) of Legislative Council was held under the chairmanship of MLC Ramesh Arora here today to review the overall functioning of Power Development Department (PDD).Legislators, Ali Mohammad Dar, Saif-ud-Din...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Asiea Naqash Visits Hazratbal Shrine

Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Social Welfare, Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today visited Hazratbal shrine to review the progress on various components of Rs 45 crore Hazratbal Beautification Project.The Minister also visited...

22-May-2018 Kathua

International Biodiversity day celebrated

Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Rajiv Jasrotia today called for streamlining collective efforts to preserve the rich biodiversity of the State.The Minister was speaking at a function to mark International Day for Biological Diversity at Govt. Degree...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Abdul Ghani Kohli attends event organized by BMVSS in New York

Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli has said that Bhagwan Mahaveer ViklangSahayata Samiti (BMVSS), also known as Jaipur Foot is doing a tremendous job for his humanitarian works and has given a much-needed boost to the self-esteem...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Belgian Ambassador calls on Chief Minister

The Ambassador of Belgium to India, Mr. Jan Luykx, who is on a visit to Kashmir Valley, called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.During the meeting, Mr. Luykx exhibited keen interest in several social and economic initiatives being taken by...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Belgian Ambassador calls on Governor

Jan Luykx, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium, accompanied by Mr. Alexis Bossuyt, Counsellor Investment & Trade called on Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Ambassador discussed with Governor various matters of common interest to India and...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Delegation led by MLC Ganaie meets Governor

A 13 member delegation from Poonch led by Dr. Shehnaz Ganaie, MLC, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.The delegation requested the Governor to support the time-bound completion of Poonch Campus of the Jammu University so that the students...

22-May-2018 Baramulla

MLA Baramulla reviews progress of developmental works

Member Legislative Assembly Baramulla, Javed Hassan Baig, today chaired a meeting to review the progress of various developmental projects underway in the constituency.The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash, Joint Director...

22-May-2018 Kupwara

DC Kupwara chairs aspirational district meet

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, today convened a meeting under the Aspirational Districts programme to review the implementation of social security schemes in the district.The meeting was attended by Chief Planning Officer, Chief Medical...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Yasin Malik released from jail condemns Army’s ‘Iftari operation’

Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik was released from police custody on Tuesday, a party spokesperson said.In a statement issued to GNS, a JKLF spokesperson said for the last three years, Malik has been in and out of jails.He said...

22-May-2018 Shimla

Ram Nath Kovind presents a brick to Sanjeev Rana for Martyr Memorial

President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented a “Brick” to Sanjeev Rana of Bilaspur for construction of Martyr Memorial under ‘Ek Eint Shaheehdon ke Naam’ pogramme during the Civic Reception organised here today.It is worth mentioning that the state government...

22-May-2018 Chandigarh

Cash Component Of Crop Loan For Cotton Farmers Revised To Rs. 14000

The Cooperation Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, while taking an immediate note of the news item published in news paper on the issue of loan limit cut, sent a team of officers to District Bathinda to review the situation and to take immediate...

22-May-2018 Shimla

Savita Kovind interacts with children of Dhalli school

First lady of the country and wife of the President of India Savita Kovind visited the institute for the Children with Special Ability, Dhalli (Shimla) to encourage and appreciate the children studying in the School.During her visit, she interacted with the...

22-May-2018 Shimla

Ram Nath Kovind and Acharya Devvrat takes a walk along Mall road

President Ram Nath Kovind and Governor Acharya Devvrat took a walk along the Mall road on Tuesday evening. They also had a walk on the historic Ridge Maidan where the President paid his tributes to the father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi at his statute.They had tea...

22-May-2018 Shimla

State government organises Civic Reception in honour of President

The State Government organized Civic Reception in honour of President Shri Ram Nath Kovind at hotel Peterhoff, here today. He was accompanied by his wife and first lady of the country Smt. Savita Kovind. He thanked the State Government and people of the...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Must have Matt Lip shades from AVON Simply Pretty

In another addition to the Avon simply pretty Range, Avon launches MATTE LIPSTICK, lip color range for subtle finishing of beautiful lips.The uncomplicated choice for the smart young women, who believe in simplicity and being beauty confident. The Avon...

22-May-2018 Bishnah

Cleaniness Drive under "Clean Jammu Clean Tawi" held at Bishnah

Today a Cleaniness drive Under Programe Clean Jammu Clean Tawi Was Lauched by J&K Police in the Bishnah town. Swach Abhiyan Cleaniness Drive organized in the supervision SSP And SP (Hq) Jammu.J&K Police along with today Municpal Committee Bishnah And...

22-May-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Progressive Fish Farmer Raj Kumar Sets Example For The Debit Ridden Farmers

Progressive fish farmer Raj Kumar Tangori is serving as a torch bearer and paving a way for those farmers, who are facing financial crisis. He started the fish farming in the year 2001 and at present his annual income amounts to Rs 15 lakh. He has continuously expanded...

22-May-2018 Shimla

Spread awareness about Biodiversity : Vipin Singh Parmar

Himachal Pradesh State Biodiversity Board (HPSBB) organized Biodiversity Day here today on the occasion of “International Day for Biodiversity”. Health and Family Welfare Minister Vipin Singh Parmar presided over the function.Speaking on the occasion Vipin Singh...

22-May-2018 Mumbai

Chandrashekar to take a leap with Dev Joshi

Television actor, Karan Sharma in various roles will now be seen in a prominent role in Chandrashekar in a leap role. Ayaan Zubair Rahmani was seen playing the childhood of Chandrashekar, Dev Joshi as a grown up and now Karan Sharma the eldest. His character will...

22-May-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Assistant Lineman Taking Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed an assistant lineman of PSPCL red handed and registered a bribery case against a medical officer and ward servant of civil hospital  Ferozepur city.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau...

22-May-2018 Ludhiana

PPCB And MP Launch Compostable Bags In Ludhiana

Continuing its relentless efforts to aware the general public to use starchable compostable biodegradable carry bags in the place of plastic carry bags, Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) along with Member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu on Tuesday launched...

22-May-2018 Chandigarh

Matter Of Prisoners Fleeing From Ludhiana Central Jail

The Jail Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has ordered the suspension of 4 officers in the matter pertaining to the fleeing of 2 prisoners from the Ludhiana Central Jail recently. The minister took the action after an enquiry ordered into the...

22-May-2018 Amritsar

DGP Law And Order Inaugurates Hitech Naka In Amritsar Rural

A first of its kind HIGH TECH NAKA on BEAS river between Jalandhar & Amritsar, planned and executed by District Police Amritsar Rural, was inaugurated by Sh Hardeep Singh Dhillon, IPS, DGP Law & Order. This HIGH TECH NAKA has AUTOMATIC NUMBER PLATE...

22-May-2018 Rupnagar

Rseti Showing Positive Results In Rupnagar District : Gurneet Tej

For empowering the unemployed youth of the district, several training programmes are bring run by Rural Self-Employment Training Institute (RSETI) that are showing good results. Deputy Commissioner Gurneet Tej reviewed various training programmes under RSETI.During...

22-May-2018 Jalandhar

Capitol Hospital launches latest PET/CT Scanner

Capitol Hospital Jalandhar is adding one of the finest technologies for Cancer detection and care with the introduction of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging facility. The latest PET/CT scanner, Discovery IQ system from GE Healthcare, enables both outstanding...

21-May-2018 Tangmarg

Hotel Workers Throw Garbage Towards Forest Area At Gulmarg Kashmir

Despite directions by Jammu and Kashmir High Court to safeguard the tourist resorts  government has failed to provide adequate disposal systems for solid and liquid waste.Sources Said” that to make things worse, Hotels, Restaurants,Shops and commercial...

21-May-2018 Sochi (Russia)

Informal Summit between India and Russia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin held their first informal Summit in the city of Sochi in the Russian Federation on May 21, 2018.  The Summit provided an occasion for both leaders to deepen their friendship and to exchange views...

21-May-2018 Geneva

J P Nadda leads Indian Delegation at World Health Assembly

“India is firmly committed to achieving universal health coverage for its citizens as has been articulated in our National Health Policy 2017.” This was stated by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare during his addresses at the Plenary...

21-May-2018 Goa

INSV Tarini completes historic Circumnavigation

Indian Naval Sailing Vessel Tarini (INSV Tarini) entered Goa harbour and came alongside the INS Mandovi jetty on completion of a historic global circumnavigation voyage on 21 May 18. The all-women crew of Tarini was received at the jetty by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman,...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Successful Test Firing of Brahmos to Validate Service Life Extension

BrahMos, supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired at 1040 hours today from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore, Odisha as part of service life extension programme. The life extension test firing of BrahMos was conducted from a Static Inclined...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

ECI holds round table conference with former CECs/ECs

Election Commission of India today held a round table conference with former CECs/ECs. The consultation meeting was attended by former CECs S/Shri M.S.Gill, J.M.Lyngdoh, T.S.Krishna Murthy, B.B.Tandon, Dr. S.Y.Quraishi, V.S. Sampath, H.R. Bramha, Dr. Nasim Zaidi...

21-May-2018 Guruvayur, Kerala

We must not neglect classical Indian art forms: Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we must not neglect classical Indian art forms. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the revival ceremony of ancient Dance Drama “Ashtapadiyattam” which is “Gita Govindam” written...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Amid shutdown, Govt restrictions paralyse normal life in Valley

Normal life remained paralysed in Kashmir on Monday due to a shutdown call and Eidgah march issued to commemorate the anniversaries of Molvi Farooq, Gani Lone and Hawal massacre victims by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL).In many parts of Valley especially...

21-May-2018 Kozhikode/New Delhi

Nipah kills three in Kerala, Centre take steps to tackle virus

After three lives lost to Nipah virus (NiV) and eight battling the disease in Kerala's Kozhikode district, both the state and the Central governments on Monday took comprehensive measures to contain the outbreak of the rare virus. Doctors say it is just another...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Don't preach to us about democracy, Amit Shah tells Congress

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday hit out at Congress for "preaching lessons on democracy" after B.S. Yeddyurappa formed government in Karnataka on being invited first by Governor Vajubhai Vala, reminding it how it formed the government in Goa in 1980 despite...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Nothing undemocratic in BJP staking claim in Karnataka : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that being the single-largest party in Karnataka Assembly, it was his party's responsibility to stake claim to form the government and there was nothing "undemocratic or unethical" in it.He said if the Congress and...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Congress, JD-S to give stable Karnataka : H.D. Kumaraswamy

Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Monday he was confident that the yet-to-be sworn in coalition government with the Congress in Karnataka will be stable.Kumaraswamy, who will be sworn-in as Karnataka Chief Minister on Wednesday, was...

21-May-2018 Mumbai

Karnataka politics, oil prices depress equity market

The formation of a non-BJP government in Karnataka, along with weakness in global indices and rising crude oil prices, pulled the key Indian equity indices to close in the negative territory for the fifth consecutive session on Monday.According to market...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Fuel prices sky rocket: Chambers tell government to cut excise duties

With transport fuel prices in Delhi and Mumbai touching an all-time high, industry chambers, Ficci and Assocham, on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. It also urged the government to bring automobile fuels under the purview...

21-May-2018 Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh)

Naxalism is losing ground: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that Naxalism is shrinking and losing ground although it still poses a challenge.Singh, who was inspecting the passing out parade of the 261 Bastariya Battalion here in Chhattisgarh, also said that the casualties...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Father taught me to love and respect all : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday remembered his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 27th death anniversary saying it was he who taught him to love and respect all beings.Rahul Gandhi in a tweet on Monday said: "My father taught me that...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Nothing official yet : Sania Mirza on biopic

Tennis ace Sania Mirza says nothing has been finalised yet about a biopic on her life.There have been talks about a film being made on her life and there was also buzz that Rohit Shetty would be helming the project.Asked about it, Sania told IANS over phone:...

21-May-2018 Mumbai

Doing remake of an iconic song is nerve racking : Nora Fatehi

Actress Nora Fatehi, who will be seen in the recreated version of Sushmita Sen's song "Dilbar" in "Satyameva Jayate", says working on a remake of an iconic number is "nerve racking"."Dilbar" was originally picturised on Sushmita and Sanjay Kapoor in the film...

21-May-2018 Mumbai

Nora Fatehi excited about 'Dilbar' remake with John

Actress Nora Fatehi will be seen sharing the screen space with actor John Abraham in the film "Batla House" for a song.Nora will be seen dancing on the 1990's recreated version of "Dilbar", which was picturised on actors Sushmita Sen and Sanjay Kapoor for the...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

8 kg abdominal mass (cancer) removed from patient at Star hospitals

In a rare and complicated surgery, Dr Mir Sammiullah at Star Hospital has successfully extricated an abdominal tumour from a 70 year-old man from Pulwama.The tumour, weighing a whopping 8.4 kg, is the largest of its kind,” said Dr Samiullah head of gastrointestinal...

21-May-2018 Budgam

Tosamaidan forest area turns into open field

The picturesque Tosamaidan here in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district has been completely disfigured by unscrupulous elements while those who are at the helm of affairs in the Forest Department are allegedly unaware about the loot of green gold that is going...

21-May-2018 Baramulla

11 years on, Baramulla candidates awaiting selection list

Hundreds of unemployed candidates from this north Kashmir district had submitted applications for various Class IV posts for which interviews were held in many phases, some even eleven years ago. The candidates, however, are still awaiting the final list which...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Disallowing Eidgah march shows govt’s defeat : JRL

The joint resistance leadership (JRL) has strongly condemned the government decision of imposing strict restrictions in downtown Srinagar and other parts of city terming it as an acceptance of defeat.Authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar’s old city...

21-May-2018 Jammu

Creating job opportunity is our top priority : Abdul Rehman Veeri

Creating job opportunity for unemployed youth of the state is the top priority of the government. This was stated by Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj,  Abdul Rehman Veeri today while distributing the placement certificates to the seventy...

21-May-2018 Udhampur

Annual Plan 2018-19 worth Rs 184.20 cr approved by DDB Udhampur

The District Development  Board, which met here today under the chairmanship of  Minister for Forest, Ecology & Environment  Rajiv Jasrotia, approved  annual plan of Rs.184.20 crore   for district Udhampur.Union Minister...

21-May-2018 Jammu

Mehbooba Mufti conducts whirlwind tour of Jammu projects

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today conducted a whirlwind tour of Jammu city and adjoining areas to inspect the pace of work on several developmental projects undertaken in the winter capital.Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta accompanied the Chief Minister...

21-May-2018 Jammu

Governing Council for Gurukul meets

The 24th meeting of Governing Council for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Gurukul, Charan Paduka, Katra, was held here in which a number of important decisions were taken for developing this institution as a centre of excellence.The Governing Council discussed a...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Joint House Panel for augmenting infra in Govt health institutions

The Joint House Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council constituted to look into the alleged medical negligence by doctors into the death of son of sitting MLC, Ramesh Arora in Government Medical College, Jammu met here today under the chairmanship...

21-May-2018 Jammu

WWA launches Clean Jammu–Clean Tawi campaign

Emphasizing the need for maintaining environment free from pollution of any kind, Minister for Housing and Urban Development Department Sat Sharma today said that cleanliness drive would be speeded up and made a regular feature.The Minister was addressing a gathering...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Engineering Graduates call on Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari

A delegation of State Joint Action Committee of Engineering Graduates today called on Minister for Finance, Labour and Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari.The delegation thanked the government and minister for taking a historic decision for granting...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Naeem Akhtar welcomes empowerment of engineers

Continuing with the systemic reforms to bring transparency and efficacy in the administration, Minister for Public Works and Culture, Naeem Akhtar, today said the latest amendments in the ‘Book of Financial Powers’ will empower the officers to speed up implementation...

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