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19-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Dr Jitendra Singh to inaugurate first ‘Pension Adalat’ tomorrow

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh will inaugurate the first ‘Pension Adalat’ here tomorrow. He will...

19-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Vice President releases Commemorative Coin on Dr. M.S. Subbulakshmi

The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu released a Commemorative Coin on Bharat Ratna Dr. M.S. Subbulakshmi and inaugurated an exhibition entitled “Kurai Onrum Illai-MS: Life in Music” on the occasion of Birth Centenary Commemoration of Dr. M.S....

19-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Singapore to set up Skill Center in Northeast: Dr Jitendra Singh

The Government of Singapore will set up a Skill Center at Guwahati which will cater to the entire North-Eastern region. This was stated here by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS...

19-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley chairs high-level meeting on economy

A high-level meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley got underway here on Tuesday evening to review the economic situation and discuss measures, including a possible stimulus package, to be taken amidst an economic slowdown.The meeting is being...

19-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Will move SC for change in order on Chakma refugees : Kiren Rijiju

The Centre will move the Supreme Court to seek modification of its order to grant citizenship to Chakma and Hajong refugees since it could unbalance the social and demographic structure of Arunachal Pradesh, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.The...

19-Sep-2017 Tangdhar

Mehbooba kick-starts Rs 68 cr worth development works at Tanghdar

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a day’s visit to this border area, laid the foundation of several developmental projects valuing around Rs. 68 crore here today.The Chief Minister laid the foundation of 15 kilometre long Tanghdar to Gabra road via...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Chief Secretary chairs meeting of the Committee of Secretaries

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Tuesday called on the Administrative Secretaries to ensure that funds placed at disposal of their departments are spent on time to take advantage of the early releases.Chairing the meeting of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) here,...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Yoga imperative for human development : Dr. Nirmal Singh

The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today said that regular practice of Yoga is very essential for the proper development of human persona and benefits of this traditional form of exercise and meditation is known since times immemorial.The Deputy...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Nawang Rigzin Jora Chairs Government Assurances Committee meeting

The Government Assurances Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today directed Food Civil Services and Consumer Affairs Department (FCS&CA) only to include deserving ration ticket holders in BPL category.The Committee which met here under...

19-Sep-2017 Budgam

‘Sports for Peace’ Mela concludes at Budgam

Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today distributed trophies among participant players, who participated in the “Sports for Peace” Mela organized by District Police Budgam at sports stadium Budgam.During the month long event, large number of...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Syed Altaf Bukhari visits Hari Singh High Street

The Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today visited Hari Singh High Street to review the developmental projects going on in the area.The Minister was accompanied by DC Srinagar Syed Abid Rashid Shah, Commissioner SMC, Dr Shafqat Khan and...

19-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Sunny Leone to use prosthetics for new project

Fans of Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone must embrace themselves to see her in a never-seen-before avatar in a new project which will see her using prosthetics.Without divulging details about the project, Sunny posted on social media two images of herself...

19-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Thankful for love, criticism for 'Simran': Hansal Mehta

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who had deleted his Twitter account, has returned to the social networking platform and thanked viewers for loving as well as panning his latest movie "Simran".After Mehta deleted his account, Twitteratis went on a guessing spree as to...

19-Sep-2017 Kolkata

Dhoni's wicket is the key: Zampa

Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa on Tuesday said the wicket of former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is very crucial and they will try to get him out as early as possible when the two sides meet again for the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Eden...

19-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Gionee launches 'X1s' smartphone for Rs 12,999

Expanding its X series smartphone portfolio, Gionee India on Tuesday launched 'X1s' which will be available in India for Rs 12,999, starting September 21.'X1s' sports 13MP rear camera and 16MP selfie camera with flash and is equipped with 4000mAh battery."By launching...

19-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Songs today are just a one-day cricket match: Bappi Lahiri

Veteran Indian composer-singer Bappi Lahiri says people can't remember lyrics of songs today. He has compared them to a one-day cricket match.Lahiri has been in the music industry for over five decades and his given several hits like "Yaad aa raha hai", "Yaar...

19-Sep-2017

Pooja Chopra hopes 'Aiyaary' puts her career in motion

Actress Pooja Chopra is happy to be working with Sidharth Malhotra and Neeraj Pandey in "Aiyaary", and hopes that "best comes out of the film" for her."Aiyaary" is based on a real life incident that revolves around two strong-minded army officers with completely...

19-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Xiaomi Mi A1: Moto G5s Plus gets real competition

When it comes to mid-segment smartphones with loads of impressive features, Xiaomi's name pops up first -- and why not? The China-based manufacturer rules the low- and mid-segment smartphone market in the country.While every other brand is trying to dislodge...

19-Sep-2017 Amritsar

Akshay Kumar visits Golden Temple, feels surreal

Away from the hustle bustle of Mumbai and from the humdrum of movie shootings and promotions, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says a visit to the Golden Temple here left him feeling surreal."A chance visit to the Golden Temple, listening to the Gurbani and watching...

19-Sep-2017 New Delhi

We want whole world to come to India : K.J. Alphons

 The Indian government is seeking a dramatic increase in tourist figures, both foreign and domestic, in a way that it helps to earn more revenues and generate employment, new Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons has said."The number of foreign tourist arrivals was...

19-Sep-2017 Kullu

Acharya Devvrat launches three campaigns from Malana

Governor Acharya Devvrat today launched three campaigns based on de-addiction, cleaniness and education from Malana in Kullu district. He visited Malana to attend the function organized by Indian Oil Corporation to distribute LPG connections to the beneficiaries...

19-Sep-2017 Shimla

Bronze medal winner Jaivanti meets Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh congratulated  constable Jaivanti for winning bronze medal in National Taekwondo championship held in Srinagar from 14th to 16th September, 2017.Hailing from Rajgarh of Sirmaur district, Jaivanti earlier begged medals...

19-Sep-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh directs for immediate clearance of Nautor cases

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh strictly directed to clear the 'Nautor' cases without delay. He said that since less time was left, the officers should camp in the field and clear the 'Nautor' sanctions within given timeframe and laxity in this regard would...

19-Sep-2017

The Czech Locomotive's long run into our hearts

If sport epitomises human grace, then look elsewhere. For when running, he looked as he was "wrestling with an octopus on a conveyor belt". But if it reflects endurance, he was the standard. The only one with a long-distance "grand slam" -- golds in 5,000...

19-Sep-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh lays foundation stones of degree colleges

To fulfill the commitment of providing the higher and quality education to the students of the state at their door-steps, Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh today laid foundation stone of 10 degree colleges, inaugurated ITI at Delath in Rampur, building...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

CS launches State Election Deptt ‘ERO-NET’ app

Chief Secretary (CS), B. B. Vyas today launched ERO-NET a web-based app for online registration of voters. With the facility the voters can register themselves online and can also get the Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC) online.Chief Electoral Officer...

19-Sep-2017 Mohali

CGC Jhanjeri Placed among Swachh Institutes Rankings 2017

 CGC Jhanjeri participated in The Govt. of India, the ministry of Human Resource Development‘s competition for Swachhta Rankings 2017. Out of a total of about 40,000 colleges, 3500 Universities & institutes from all over India took part in this competition....

19-Sep-2017 Leh

State level Khadi Exhibition concludes at Leh

Ten day state level Khadi exhibition organized by J&K Khadi & Village Industries Board in collaboration with Khadi & Village Industries Commission concluded at Leh with a valedictory function today.Organized for the first time in Leh, the state...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Govt committed to address genuine demands of nomads : Abdul Ghani Kohli

Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli Tuesday said that the Government is committed to fulfill all the genuine demands of nomadic populace and measures are afoot for their socio-economic upliftment. This was stated by the Minister...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

49% progress achieved on Ration Card-Aadhaar seeding: Zulfkar Ali

Around 49 percent of beneficiary ration cards are seeded with their Aadhaar, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information Department Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali was informed today.The information was revealed during a review...

19-Sep-2017 Jammu

PCI team to visit Jammu, Ladakh from Sep 22

A Sub-Committee of Press Council of India (PCI) is scheduled to visit Jammu and Ladakh from 22 September to 26 September 2017 to examine the issues relating to the media.The Sub-Committee headed by S N Sinha with its Members Prakash Dubey and Dr Suman...

18-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Steel ministry focuses on converting thermal coal into coking

Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh on Monday said the ministry was focusing on converting thermal coal into coking coal which is considered to be an importantingredient of steel making."Some sort of innovation showed thermal coal can beused as coking...

18-Sep-2017 Nagrota

Devender Singh Rana anguished over tragic Jagti mishap

Expressing deep anguish and grief over loss of a young life in tragic road mishap on the highway near Jagti in Nagrota Assembly Constituency, Provincial President and MLA Devender Singh Rana on Monday sought responsibility to be fixed for mismanagement of traffic,...

18-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Police foils Anganwadi workers protes

Police on Monday foiled the protest march of Anganwadi workers and detained scores of its members after they tried to march towards Clock Tower (Ganta Ghar) here to press the government over their demands.The Anganwadi workers earlier assembled at Srinagar’s...

18-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Modi government has made economy sluggish : Abhishek Manu Singhvi

The Congress on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of turning India's economy from the "fastest growing" into a "sluggish and stagnating" one, and said growth and investment rates have seen a decline.Talking to reporters here, Congress spokesperson...

18-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Important to develop border areas like hinterland: Rijiju

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Monday said it was imperative that border areas were as developed as the hinterland of the nation and this needed a rational outlook.Speaking after releasing a FICCI-PwC Report 'Smart Border Management -Indian Coastal...

18-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Note ban, GST a double whammy on GDP: Manmohan Singh

Both demonetisation and GST have affected India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth adversely, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Monday."Both demonetisation and GST have had some impact on GDP," Manmohan Singh, who has earlier said the Indian...

18-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Nifty50 at record high; global cues, fund inflows boost equities

After almost a month-and-half, the NSE Nifty50 closed at a new record high on Monday as positive global cues, along with healthy buying in automobile, capital goods and consumer durables stocks, lifted investors' sentiments.According to market observers, the...

18-Sep-2017 Shimla

Himachal CM has no time for state : Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh had no time for the state as he was busy fighting cases against him in courts."The Chief Minister is on bail and continuously busy with his court cases. He...

18-Sep-2017 AGRA

Crocodile strikes panic in UP village, rescued

A nearly nine-foot-long crocodile, that entered a village in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district and struck panic, has been rescued and released into the river, officials said on Monday.The massive reptile was safely rescued by Wildlife SOS, an NGO, and released...

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