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13-May-2018

13-May-2018 Panaji

Work hard for next Goa Assembly poll win, Amit Shah tells BJP workers

BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday exhorted his party's booth-level members to work hard to ensure that the National Democratic Alliance wins 35 of the 40 Assembly seats in Goa in the next state polls.He said instability was an obstacle to Goa's development...

13-May-2018 New Delhi

Nirmala Sitharaman to be I-T department lawyer, taunts P. Chidambaram

Hitting back at Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman after her "Nawaz Sharif moment" comment, former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram taunted that the "buzz in Delhi" was that Sitharaman was soon going to be appointed a lawyer for the Income Tax department."The...

13-May-2018 Jaipur

Civic Reception Hosted in Honour of the President in Jaipur

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, addressed a civic reception hosted for him in Jaipur, Rajasthan, by the state government today (May 13, 2018).Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the people of Rajasthan have a strong attachment to their...

13-May-2018 Bathinda/Chandigarh

Road Network Worth Rs 6087.20 Cr To Be Inaugurated Today

Minister for Public Works Department (PWD) Punjab Vijay Inder Singla today stated that Chief Minister Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh will preside over function on May 14 marking inaugural of Zirakpur-Bathinda (National Highway 7) and Sri Amritsar Sahib-Bathinda...

13-May-2018 Srinagar

First Skill and Entrepreneurship Conclave concludes in Srinagar

First-of-its-kind event in J&K, TALAASH-Skill & Entrepreneurship Conclave, 2018 aimed at engaging different stakeholders in skill building, entrepreneurship and grassroots innovations concluded today here at SKICC.The two-day Conclave was organised by Jammu and...

13-May-2018 Srinagar

Baramulla deputation meets Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti

A deputation of people from Baramulla and adjoining areas called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today and sought pacing up of several developmental projects taken up in the district by the Government.The deputation was led by MLA, Javed Ahmad...

13-May-2018 Kargil

Chairman LC inaugurates Badminton tourney

Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali inaugurated 3 days Badminton tournament by District Police under Civic Action Programme at Indoor Stadium, here today.88 players including students of different educational institutions as well as amateur players...

13-May-2018 Jammu

Sat Sharma launches blacktopping works of Rajpura-Shakti Nagar Road

To fast-pace infrastructural development of Jammu West constituency, Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Sat Sharma today launched blacktopping of road from Rajpura to Shakti Nagar (AG Office Road) covering three wards.A large number of people including...

13-May-2018 Kargil

DC Kargil reviews progress of works under BADP

Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer LAHDC Kargil, Vikas Kundal today reviewed the physical and financial progress of the development works under Border Area Development Programme (BADP) in the district at a meeting convened with the concerned officers.DC...

13-May-2018 Jammu

FTII-DIPR Film Appreciation Course concludes in Jammu

The five-day long Film Appreciation course conducted by Film & Television Institute of India(FTII), Pune in collaboration with Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) concluded here today.This is the first time that a Film Appreciation...

13-May-2018 Srinagar

Literary personalities remember Mir Ghulam Rasool Nazki

To remember late Mir Ghulam Rasool Nazki, a prominent literary figure of the State, a function was organized here at DIPR auditorium today. The function was organized by Kashmir Musical Club and Nazki Foundation in collaboration with Department of Information...

13-May-2018 Anantang

Accountability, transparency key to development : Syed Altaf Bukhari

Minister for Finance, Labour& Employment, Syed Altaf Bukhari Saturday said that accountability and transparency holds key to development and the present dispensation is committed to provide a clean and efficient administration to people.The Minister stated...

13-May-2018 Pulwama

Mohammad Khalil Bandh takes stock of development works in Pulwama

Minister for Agriculture, Mohammad Khalil Bandh today visited Pulwama and inspected various ongoing developmental projects. During the visit, the Minister also met several deputations at Circuit House in Pulwama.The Minister visited EidgahJadeed which is being...

13-May-2018 Srinagar

Syed Altaf Bukhari chairs public durbar at Srinagar

Minister for Finance and Labour & Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today held a Public Durbar at Srinagar to address the public grievances and take firsthand account of the problems being faced by the people living in the city.A large number of people...

13-May-2018 Jammu

Kavinder Gupta launches development works in Channi

Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta today launched string of civic works in Channi Himmat locality of his home constituency Gandhi Nagar and interacted with the residents.Accompanied by a team of officers of Jammu Municipal Corporation, the Dy CM inaugurated...

13-May-2018 Jammu

Kavinder Gupta reviews progress on upcoming JKEDI campus

Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta today inspected pace of progress on Jammu campus of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) coming up here at Industrial Estate, Bari Brahamana.This was first visit of Kavinder Gupta to the Institute...

13-May-2018 Bandipora

RTI workshop held at Bandipora

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), New Delhi in collaboration with Jammu & Kashmir RTI Movement and District Administration, Bandipora today organized a day-long RTI workshop and awareness programme at Bandipora.The programme was presided over by Chairperson,...

13-May-2018 Srinagar

Human trafficking a crime against humanity : Justice M K Hanjura

Justice, M K Hanjura, Judge, High Court of J&K today said that human trafficking is a crime against humanity and is the third largest organized crime after drugs and the arms trade across the globe.Justice Hanjura said this after inaugurating one day judicial...

13-May-2018

Banning lead shot: Good for birds & people

World Migratory Bird Day this year breaks new ground with the campaign being a joint exercise between UN Environment's Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) and the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) on the one hand,...

13-May-2018 Sirmaur

Seven killed as bus rolls down hill in Himachal

At least seven persons were killed and 12 injured when a bus skidded off the road and rolled down the hill in Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, an official said.The private bus was on its way from Manva to Solan town when the accident occurred...

13-May-2018 Mumbai

Not putting 'Manto' on pedestal : Nandita Das

Actor-filmmaker Nandita Das, who is gearing up for her next directorial venture "Manto", has said she was not trying to put Sadat Hassan Manto, the author and playwright, on a pedestal.Speaking at the teaser launch of "Manto" along with Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rasika Dugal...

13-May-2018 Mumbai

Lata Mangeshkar conferred 'Swara Mauli' award

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was on Saturday honoured with "Swara Mauli" title by spiritual guru Vidya Narsimha Bharati Swami at her residence in 'Prabhu Kunj'. Her sister singer Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar and brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar were present at...

13-May-2018 Cannes

Aishwarya Rai steps out in butterfly gown at Cannes Film Festival

Actress and former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made a colourful statement with a dramatic 'butterfly' gown by Dubai-based designer Michael Cinco for her first red carpet appearance at the 71st Cannes Film Festival here on Saturday.Aishwarya, who clocks...

14-May-2018

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Chief Engineers inaugurate office of DEA Mechanical wing

Chief Engineer PHE Department, Abdul Wahid and Chief Engineer MED Kashmir Vijay Kumar Raina inaugurated office of the Mechanical wing of All J&K Diploma Engineers Association in the premises of Ground Water Division Nowshera Srinagar.The welcome note on...

14-May-2018 Shimla

Society needs honest and efficient officers : Jai Ram Thakur

While addressing the Standing Committee Meeting of Chairpersons of State Public Service Commissions held here today, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the Standing Committee meetings have emerged as an effective platform for sharing the ideas, experiences...

14-May-2018 Indore

Royal Challengers Bangalore trounce Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets

Royal Challengers Bangalore kept their slim hopes of making to the play-offs alive after hammering Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in an Indian Premier League tie at the Holkar stadium here on Monday.After the thumping win, the Virat Kohli-led side have 10 points...

14-May-2018 New Delhi

Dr. Harsh Vardhan Launches Mobile App of GSDP

Emphasising that the Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) will go a long way in reaping the demographic dividend in the country, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the GSDP aims to get 80, 000 people imparted...

14-May-2018 Mumbai

PNB scam: CBI chargesheet names Allahabad Bank CEO, 21 others

The CBI on Monday filed a chargesheet against Allahabad Bank MD and CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian and 21 others, including 11 bank officials, in the over Rs 13,000 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case in which diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul...

14-May-2018 New Delhi

Food, fuel prices lift April wholesale, retail inflation rates

A rise in food, fuel, housing and services cost pushed India's annual wholesale and retail inflation rates higher in April.Accordingly, India's wholesale inflation rate rose to 3.18 per cent in April from an increase of 2.47 per cent in the previous month,...

14-May-2018 Kolkata

10 killed, 50 injured in Bengal panchayat poll violence

At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured on Monday in violence during the West Bengal panchayat polls, where around 73 per cent of the electorate had cast their votes at the end of balloting hours at 5 p.m.The State Election Commission said...

14-May-2018 Lucknow

Tide is turning against Narendra Modi government : Shashi Tharoor

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has suffered an “irreparable and irreversible reputational damage” in the last four years, says Congress leader and former foreign diplomat Shashi Tharoor.In the state capital to attend an event of the Indian Professional...

14-May-2018 Mumbai

Manoj Bajpayee wins Best Actor at NY film fest

Actor Manoj Bajpayee bagged the Best Actor Award at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) for his work in "Gali Guleiyan" ("In the Shadows").Acknowledging the praise and good wishes coming to him, Manoj posted on Twitter: "'Gali Guleiyan' gets an honour...

14-May-2018 Cannes

Creative minds can't be bent or broken by threats : Manoj Bajpayee

Noted film actor Manoj Bajpayee says attacks on films and filmmakers dont bother him as creative minds cannot be bent or broken.The spate of incidents involving protests against films and filmmakers in India doesn't seem to have rattled Manoj, who said that...

14-May-2018 New Delhi

My personal style personifies independence, confidence : Taapsee Pannu

Actress Taapsee Pannu loves to experiment with her outfits with a right amalgamation of Indian and western inspiration and she says that her personal style personifies independence and confidence."For me, style reflects your real personality - clothes and accessories...

14-May-2018 Mumbai

I'm not here to make money, but to create impact : Richa Chadha

From playing the mother of Nawazuddin Siddiqui at the age of 24 to making her presence felt at the festival circuit as well as at the box office, Richa Chadha has carved her own niche. The actress says she would rather opt for a project that gives her a chance...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti chairs meeting of Central Committee of JKAACL

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed taking steps for cultural integration of all the regions of the State by promoting and protecting the cultural milieu of every region and province.Chairing a meeting of the Central Committee of the J&K Academy...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Ahead of Ramadan, Anjuman reviews arrangements at Jamia Masjid

Chairman Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid Srinagar, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday chaired a meeting of the Anjuman at Jamia Masjid, to stake stock of the arrangements in and around the grand masjid, ahead of the holy month of Ramadan. The meeting was attended by...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

APHC (M) meets, discusses political situation

A meeting of APHC (M) chaired by Chairman Mirwaiz Dr Molvi Muhammad Umar Farooq was held at the conglomerate’s headquarters at Rajbagh Srinagar.A statement issued to GNS said that apart from discussing the ongoing political situation at length, the participants...

14-May-2018 Poonch

District Admin Poonch launches ‘Taleem-o-Tadrees’ programme

The District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad today rolled out a programme notified  as  “Taleem o Tadrees”, an initiative of district administration to improve quality of education especially at primary level by roping in ex- educationists...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Taj Mohi U Din Asks people to gear up for elections

Emphasizing people to gear up for elections, Senior Congress Leader & Former Minister Taj Mohi U Din while addressing series of public meetings in various far of places in Uri Assembly Segment described the ruling dispensation as a complete failure, saying that...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti interacts with Police officers

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked the officers of Police Department to adopt a cautious and professional approach in dealing with the day to day situations in the State. She said the Police has been and should be an institution of public reassurance...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti reviews upgradation of Srinagar, Jammu airports

The Srinagar airport would soon be having night landing facility for which all preparations are being done by concerned agencies.This was disclosed in a high level meet held here today with Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti in chair.The introduction of the...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti reviews Ramadhan arrangements

As the Holy month of Ramadhan is set to start across the world in a few days, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti reviewed the arrangements put in place by the administration for the holy month across the State in a high level meeting of officers here today.The...

14-May-2018 Kulgam

MLA Noorabad inaugurates health camp

District Health Society Kulgam (DHS) in collaboration with the Education Department and ICDS Kashmir Monday organized a health and screening camp under the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) at Government Model Higher Secondary School D K Marg here.The camp...

14-May-2018 Udhampur

Ajay Nanda inaugurates Shiv-Parvati Gram Swaraj Moungri mela

The historic three Day Shiv- Parvati Shrine Moungri mela commenced today here at Sar Dabber Kalsote, Tehsil Moungri.Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Finance and Planning, Ajay Nanda was the chief guest at the inaugural function.A...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Asiea Naqash lays foundation stone of foot bridges in Tailbal

Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Social Welfare, Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today laid the foundation stone of two-foot bridges in the Hazratbal constituency.The footbridges will be constructed at Shanapora over Tailbal...

14-May-2018 Shimla

Govt signs MoU with NHA on PMRSSM

Government today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Health Agency (NHA), Government of India regarding national health scheme “Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swasthya Mission (PMRSSM)” at Peterhoff, Shimla.The MoU was signed by Chief...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Molvi Imran Raza Ansari tours Pattan constituency

Minister for Higher Education, Information Technology, and Technical Education Molvi Imran Raza Ansari today toured Pattan constituency to review the status of various developmental works in the constituency.The Minister was accompanied by DC Baramulla, SSP Baramulla,...

14-May-2018 Kupwara

Chaudhary Zulfkar Ali reviews developmental works in Kupwara

Minister for School Education, Hajj & Auqaf and Tribal Affairs, Chaudhary Zulfkar Ali today visited various areas of district Kupwara to take firsthand appraisal of ongoing development works executed by various departments.Minister was accompanied by Vice...

14-May-2018 Ramban

Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari chairs Ramban DDB meeting

Minister for Horticulture, Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today chaired District Development Board (DDB) meeting of district Ramban, wherein he stressed upon the departments to work in tandem with each other in order to uplift...

14-May-2018 Shopian

DDB approves Rs 86.63 cr annual plan for district Shopian

The District Development Board approved the outlay plan of Rs. 86.63 crore for the district Shopian. The decision was taken at the board meeting held today under the chair of Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Mohammad Ashraf Mir, who...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Digital Photography, Screenplay Writing Courses conclude in Srinagar

A concluding event marking the culmination of Film Appreciation Course viz-a-viz 'Foundation Course in Still Photography' and 'Course in Screenplay Writing' organized by FTII Pune and DIPR J&K was held at Media Complex Auditorium, Polo View, here today.Advisor...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

MLA Kulgam meets Governor N. N. Vohra

M.Y. Tarigami, MLA Kulgam, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Among other matters Shri Tarigami informed Governor about the discussions held at the All Party Meeting convened by the State Government last week and pointed to the subsisting challenges...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Chairman Human Welfare Association J&K meets Governor N. N. Vohra

Mohd. Saifullah Farooq, Chairman Human Welfare Association J&K, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Farooq apprised Governor about various socio-economic problems being faced by people due to the recurringly disturbed law and order situations...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

VC CUK calls on Governor

Prof. Mehraj ud-din Mir, Vice Chancellor, Central University of Kashmir, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan today.Prof. Mir informed Governor about the present status and the difficulties relating to the development of the University’s infrastructure...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

MLA Ganderbal meets Governor

Ishfaq Ahmad Sheikh, MLA Ganderbal, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Sheikh briefed Governor about the major development projects sanctioned for district Ganderbal and the current status of each of them, particularly referring to delays...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Govt orders attachment of Dy Commissioner Relief (Migrants)

Making it clear that there are no orders from the Government for registration of pilgrims for visiting Mela Kheer Bhawani, The Minister for Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction, Javaid Mustafa Mir today said that a high-level inquiry...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Div Com chairs 244thHLC meeting

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today chaired the 244th High Level Committee (HLC) meeting of Circular Road Project here.The meeting took a comprehensive review of the progress of acquisition of land at Haft Chinar IG road and rehabilitation...

14-May-2018 Kathua

7 erring traders booked in Kathua

A joint team of various enforcement agencies booked seven erring traders here today during a massive market checking launched on the eve of forthcoming holy month of Ramadan.On the instructions of Deputy Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria, a team of Officers...

14-May-2018 Jammu

JTGC felicitates ace Golfer Shubhankar

Jammu Tawi Golf Course (JTGC) management felicitated Indian golfing prodigy Shubhankar Sharma here at a special function.As per a handout, Manav Gupta, Secretary JTGC felicitated the India’s No 1 and World No 72 by presenting him souvenirs on behalf of Jammu...

14-May-2018 Srinagar

Faqir Mohammad Khan assumes office as VC, JKML

Faqir Mohammad Khan (Sarhadi), who was recently appointed as Vice Chairperson, J&K Minerals Ltd. today assumed the office at ZumZum Complex, Rambagh.Managing Director J&K Minerals along with the Director Finance and other staff members welcomed the...

14-May-2018 Baramulla

NABARD organizes skill development programme in Baramulla

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) today organized a day-long skill development programme on rural employment opportunities for the youth in Baramulla district.The programme included awareness about courses on cutting, tailoring and...

14-May-2018 Anantang

VC KU inaugurates Nursing & Paramedical Institute at Anantnag campus

Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir, Professor Khursheed Iqbal Indrabi, in presence of District Development Commissioner Anantnag Mohammad Younis Malik, today inaugurated the Nursing & Paramedical Institute at the university’s South Campus Anantnag...

14-May-2018 Shimla

MoUs signed for implementation of ' Ayushman Bharat'

MoUs were signed between five States and one Union Territory with the National Health Mission, Government of India to implement 'Ayushman Bharat', a mega scheme to provide free health treatment upto Rs. 5 lakh to the people living below poverty line in the...

14-May-2018 New Delhi

Kishan Kapoor demands Rs. 36 crore from Centre

Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Kishan Kapoor met Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution C R Chowdhry at New Delhi today. He urged the Union Minister to release Transport freight and handling charges worth...

14-May-2018 Shimla

Efforts should be made to promote Calligraphy : Acharya Devvrat

An calligraphy exhibition was held at Gaiety theatre today. Governor Acharya Devvrat was the Chief Guest on the occasion.While addressing as in function the Governor said that the first impression of any student at school level reflects from his handwriting...

15-May-2018

15-May-2018 Varanasi

18 die as under-construction Varanasi flyover collapses

At least 18 persons were killed when a section of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official said on Tuesday.Two dozen persons were injured in the tragedy near the Cantonment...

15-May-2018 Chandigarh

Country has become Congress free India : Sanjay Tandon

On historic victory in Karnataka, Bharatiya Janata Party Chandigarh unit organized a celebration programme at Kamalam,  Sector 33, Chandigarh. Hundreds of party activists participated in this program along with BJP State Chief Sanjay Tandon, MP Kiran...

15-May-2018 Hindan (Ghaziabad)

Summer adventure Camp at Air Force Station Hindan

A Summer Adventure Camp was organised at Air Force Station Hindan for children and families from 12 to 15 May 2018. The camp is aimed to inculcate and promote the spirit of adventure, camaraderie and virtue of self-discipline among the participants.A total...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP's Karnataka performance extraordinary : Narendra Modi

Dubbing the BJP performance in Karnataka as "extraordinary", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the state's people gave a befitting reply to the Congress.Addressing party workers at the BJP headquarters here, Modi took a dig at the Congress, saying...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

How Karnataka Dalit, Lingayat cards didn't work for Congress

Two of the major chunks of voters that the Congress was banking on in Karnataka were Dalits and Lingayats and on Tuesday as election results were declared both appeared to have voted in large numbers for the BJP.In fact, the Congress in 2013 rose to power...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

Army Hospital (R&R) celebrates International Nurses Day

Army Hospital (R&R), Delhi Cantt organized a programme to celebrate Nurses Day, today to commemorate the International Nurses Day. The Commandant Army Hospital (R&R) Lt Gen UK Sharma addressing as the Chief Guest emphasized that being the most important...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

'Race 3' is action-music bonanza : Salman Khan

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan who is all set for his upcoming multi-starrer action film "Race 3" on Tuesday said the film offers good music, action and people will have a good time watching the film.The actor, who was present at the trailer launch of the film,...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates 4th Global Exhibition on Services

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 4th Global Exhibition on Services and launched a portal on 12 Champion Sectors in Services in Mumbai today (May 15, 2018).Speaking on the occasion, the President welcomed around 500 international delegates...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

Manoj Sinha flags off Darbhanga-Jalandhar City Antyodaya Express

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Communications and Minister of State of Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha flagged off Antyodaya train viz. 22551/22552 Darbhanga-Jalandhar City Antyodaya Express (Weekly) today through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan. Member...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh reviews development projects in Union Territories

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here today reviewed the progress of various development projects in the Union Territories. Senior officials from the UTs of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, NCT Delhi,...

15-May-2018 Shimla

J P Nadda inaugurates two-day risk communication workshop

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare inaugurated a two-day workshop on ‘Risk Communication during Public Health Emergencies’ at Shimla. During his inaugural address, Nadda urged the public health functionaries for keeping their communication...

15-May-2018 New York

Eat yogurt 'appetizer' to cut down chronic inflammation risk

Relishing yogurt as an "appetizer" may help reduce chronic inflammation -- a key factor associated with bowel disease, arthritis and asthma as well as cardiometabolic diseases, finds a study.The findings showed that yogurt may help reduce inflammation by improving...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

I've been school girlish in my choices : Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

In hindsight, actress and former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan feels she has been "school girlish" in her choices and feels she should have been more fierce about taking up projects."I think I was very school girlish in my choices... I was very good...

15-May-2018 Bengaluru

All eyes on Governor as Karnataka throws fractured mandate

All eyes were on Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Tuesday after hotly-contested elections threw up a hung Assembly, forcing the BJP and a hurriedly stitched alliance of the Congress and the JD-S to stake claim to form a government.The BJP, which appeared...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

Karnataka poll result slumps equity indices, rupee

The Indian equity indices ceded their initial gains to close Tuesday's trade session on a negative note, as uncertainty loomed over government formation in Karnataka.According to analysts, panic selling erupted after the poll results showed that no single...

15-May-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Don't hector on morality, Tejashwi Yadav tells BJP

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday asked the BJP not to give sermons on morality after the Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) agreed to form a government in Karnataka.The Bharatiya Janata Party taunted the Congress in Karnataka, saying it was trying...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

Satyajit Ray never made us memorise dialogues : Sharmila Tagore

Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, who began her career with Satyajit Ray's 1959 Bengali film "Apur Sansar" ("The World of Apu") at the age of a mere 13, says the late legendary filmmaker never made child artistes memorise dialogues.Sharmila was here at The Nehru...

15-May-2018 kabul

14 killed in Afghanistan clashes

At least six Afghan security forces and eight Taliban militants were killed on Tuesday after heavy fighting broke out in the country's Farah city.Taliban militants launched a major offensive at around 2.40 a.m. from northern and western neighbourhood of...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

Shraddha Kapoor to endorse bag, accessory brand

Actress Shraddha Kapoor has been announced as the brand ambassador of bag and accessory brand Baggit.In her new role as the brand ambassador, Shraddha will be associated with the brand for the years 2018 and 2019.The association drive towards staying on point...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

I've no time for abuse : Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he has has no time to attend to abuses or trolls as he would rather spend time for work and his fans, whom he refers to as his "extended family (Ef)".The cine-icon, 75, shares his thoughts on trolling and abuses on his blog."A concerned...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

Cannes is a big check mark on my bucket list : Rasika Dugal

Watching her film “Manto” on the big screen during its world premiere at the 71st Cannes Film Festival was “special and surreal” for actress Rasika Dugal, who says having her movie at the prestigious event marks a check out off her bucket list.This was Rasika’s...

15-May-2018 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti reviews chopper service scheme to far flung areas

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti reviewed the status of the air connectivity scheme launched by the Government last year to connect all the far-flung areas of the State to the capital cities, particularly during road blockades.Currently, the State Government...

15-May-2018 Srinagar

JK RTI Foundation calls on Chief Information Commissioner

A deputation of the J&K RTI Foundation today called on Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Khurshid A. Ganai and discussed various measures on effective implementation of the J&K RTI Act, 2009.The deputation led by its chief spokesperson Sheikh...

15-May-2018 Srinagar

Justice Magrey chairs Juvenile Justice Committee meet

Chairman, Juvenile Justice Committee, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey chaired a meeting to Kashmir to review the implementation of Juvenile Justice Act and Rules here today.Issues related to children in conflict with law and children in need of care and protection...

15-May-2018 Kargil

Haji Anayat Ali inaugurates mega health screening camp

Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today said that Government is fully committed for the overall development of the far flung and remote pockets of the State and focused attention is being given to augment facilities to the people in all sectors.The...

15-May-2018 Ramban

Syed Basharat Bukhari reviews progress on Railway, Highway projects

Minister for Horticulture, Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari, today convened a meeting to review the progress of ongoing prestigious projects being executed by Northern Railways and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).Vice-Chairman...

15-May-2018 Kargil

Haji Anayat Ali for setting up multi-facility Indoor Stadium in Kargil

Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali, today said that establishment of a multi-facility indoor stadium in Kargil would go a long way in boosting sporting activities in the district which has an immense sporting talent.The Chairman stated this while addressing...

15-May-2018 Jammu

DDB approves Rs 168.30 cr annual plan for Doda district

The District Development Board (DDB) today approved Rs 168.30 cr annual plan for Doda district at its meeting held under the chairmanship of Minister for Social Welfare, Science & Technology and ARI & Training, Sajjad Gani Lone here at convocation...

15-May-2018 Jammu

Kavinder Gupta discusses preparations for PM’s visit

Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta  on Tuesday convened a  meeting of officers  to take stock of the preparations being put in place for the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the State on May 19.During his visit the Prime Minister...

15-May-2018 Srinagar

Governor N.N. Vohra reviews Yatra arrangements

Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, today reviewed arrangements for the forthcoming Yatra which is scheduled to commence on 28th June 2018. The review meeting was attended by Shri Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor and...

15-May-2018 Srinagar

2 years on:Anantnag Parliament seat still vacant

It has been over two years, Anantnag Parliament seat is still lying vacant. Not a single political party or any leader is willing to approach people or organize any rally in any part of South Kashmir’s four districts-Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam and Anantnag.Once...

15-May-2018 Shimla

Meeting to review preparations for President's visit held

A meeting to review the preparations of the State Government for the visit of President of India to Shimla was held here today. Chief Secretary Shri Vineet Chawdhry presided over the meeting.He directed all the officers to make elaborate preparations for...

15-May-2018 Chandigarh

Deep Sidhu starrer Sadde Aale screened at Cannes Film Festival 2018

Last year it was Satinder Sartaj starrer ‘The Black Prince’ official trailer which got released at Cannes. And this time, the Punjabi flick that will be representing Punjabi Entertainment Industry at one of the biggest film festival, Cannes 2018, is “Saade...

15-May-2018 Ramban

DDC discusses arrangements for Ramzan

District Development Commissioner, Tariq Husain Ganai today convened a meeting to discuss arrangements for holy month of Ramzan.Additional Deputy Commissioner, Gurvinder Jeet Singh, ASP Sanjay Parihar, CMO Dr. Saif-Ud-Din Khan, XEN PHE, Bashir Ahmed and other...

15-May-2018 Anantang

MLA Kokernag reviews progress under PMGSY, arrangements Ramzan

MLA, Kokernag Abdul Rahim Rather today convened a meeting of the officers to review the progress under PMGSY and arrangements for the month of Ramzan-ul-Mubarak.The meeting was informed that in PMGSY sector, 70% of stage 1st under different phases has been...

15-May-2018 Srinagar

Rs 6 cr Water Supply Scheme coming up at Narbal : Sham Lal Choudhary

Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary today directed the PHE authorities for ensuring adequate supply of potable water to people of the State during the Holy Month of Ramadhan.The Minister passed these directions during the inspection...

15-May-2018 Shopian

Several deputations call on Mohammad Ashraf Mir, highlight demands

Several delegations from various areas of Shopian on Saturday met Minister for Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Mohammad Ashraf Mir on his visit to the district and apprised him of various issues being faced by them.The delegations from...

15-May-2018 Srinagar

Chairman J&KPF meets Governor N.N. Vohra

Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, Chairman Jammu & Kashmir Peace Foundation (J&KPF), met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.Sh. Bhat apprised Governor about the activities being carried out by the J&K Peace Foundation for bringing peace and harmonious co-existence...

15-May-2018 Srinagar

Director FTII Pune calls on CM

Hailing the joint initiative launched by Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune and the Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR), J&K to conduct skill development courses in Television Production and Filmmaking for the State’s...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

Kishan Kapoor demands MCH Wing at Dharamshala

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Kishan Kapoor met Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda at New Delhi today.He demanded Mother and Child Help Care Wing (MCH Wing) at Dharamshala adding that with formation of this Centre, people of the...

15-May-2018 Bangalore

SBI CARD collaborates with NSDC to support Skill India mission

SBI Card in partnership with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and NSDF formally launched their second skill development project today in the national capital region. Earlier this year, SBI Card had signed an MoU with NSDC for a project to...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

Kartik Aaryan Roped In To Endorse Emami Fair and Handsome!

Undoubtedly, Kartik Aaryan is one hot sensation in B-town today. The actor, who entered the coveted 100 crore club with his last release Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, has not only been flooded with movie offers from top banners but also becoming favourite amongst prominent...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

Aushim Khetarpal's autobiography to hit silver screen soon

Like Hollywood, Bollywood is also known to turn to novels and non-fiction books for movies. But sometimes the films become so popular that they overshadow their source material.Herewith, after going through an extensive development period, actor-filmmaker...

15-May-2018

Gramophone App has an answer for every question of farmers

Information technology has changed a lot in the world. There is a flood of facilities available in every field through the mobile phone. Yet, so far no proper or Visionary effort has been made to resolve the farmers’ agriculture-related problems through this medium....

16-May-2018

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Patients dissatisfied with hospital care in Kashmir : DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said patients are dissatisfied with the care they receive at hospitals in Kashmir.“Patients arrive at hospitals expecting all their needs to be met, but they discover otherwise,”  said DAK PresidentDr Nisar...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Cease fire is victory of Kashmiris : Er. Rasheed

Welcoming centre’s declaration of a unilateral cease fire with the militant outfits, AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed has said that the move is a much needed beginning to resolve the long pending dispute which has claimed nearly one lac. Lives.Addressing...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Syed Ali Geelani condemns detention of resistance leaders

Syed Ali Geelani while decrying the current wave of killing, arrests and atrocities perpetrated by authorities and their forces, said that state authorities while trespassing all ethics don’t even consider the sanctity of Month of Ramadan. Geelani condemned...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Center says ‘ok’ to Ramadhan ceasefire in J&K

The Centre has asked government forces not to launch operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadhan.The Ministry of Home Affairs has said that the decision has been taken to help the ‘peace-loving Muslims observe Ramadhan in a peaceful...

16-May-2018 Kupwara

Mother dead in ‘crossfire’, baby girl cries for jailed father

Marium, one-year-old baby girl keeps on crying in the absence of her father Ishfaq Ahmad Wani who has been jailed by police on charges of stone pelting in Handwara village of the north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Her mother Misra Bano died in a “cross firing”...

16-May-2018 New Delhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu Calls On Rahul Gandhi

The Local Government Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu here today called upon the President All India Congress Committee Rahul Gandhi.Rahul Gandhi had specially congratulated Mr. Sidhu recently in the aftermath of the hon’ble Supreme Court judgement after...

16-May-2018 Shimla

Review meeting of National Rural Livelihood Mission held

Virender Kanwar Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister while presiding over a Review Meeting of  National Rural Livelihood Mission  informed here today that work plan for current financial year worth Rs. 25 crore under the Mission has been approved.He...

16-May-2018 New Delhi

J&K Health Minister calls on Dr Jitendra Singh

Jammu & Kashmir Minister for Health & Medical Education, Dr Devinder Kumar Manyal,  called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances &...

16-May-2018 New Delhi

Suresh Prabhu launches Intellectual Property mascot – IP Nani

The Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu launched the Intellectual Property (IP) mascot – IP Nani – at the conference on National Intellectual Property Rights Policy in New Delhi today. An anti-piracy video featuring Mr. Amitabh Bachchan was also...

16-May-2018 New Delhi

Ram Nath Kovind Presents National Geoscience Awards

Speaking on the occasion, the President said that India is one of the fastest growing major economies in the world. Our GDP as well as our larger developmental process is set to accelerate over the coming decades. The mining and mineral sector is poised to grow...

16-May-2018

'Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain': Simple, sincere, sweet story

That sage who opined that it's very difficult to be simple, must have seen "Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain" coming. This sweet, slender, supple, brittle and tender film about a mid-life marital crisis cuts deep. It leaves us with a smile and a tear and with a resolve...

16-May-2018 Lonavala

People should stop having kids: Rukhsar Rehman

Actress Rukhsar Rehman feels all the violent sexual abuse cases reflect “animal behaviour” and says she gets worried about the safety of her 22-year-old daughter whenever she steps out. She feels worried to the extent that she says people should stop giving...

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

Legal Services Camp will be organized in the District S.A.S. Nagar

Under the able guidance of Honorable Mr. Justice T.P.S. Maan, Judge, Punjab & Haryana High Court, Executive Chairman, Punjab State  Legal Services Authority, a legal services camp will be organized in the District S.A.S. Nagar with the motive to bring...

16-May-2018 Rupnagar

Rupnagar Police Arrested five members of a robbery gang

Raj Bachan Singh Sandhu, PPS, Sr. Supdt. of Police, Rupnagar has disclosed through Press note that district Police Rupnagar had launched campaign against anti social elements. Under this campaign police apprehended a five members of a gang who executed the...

16-May-2018 Chandigarh

Patwari, a private person nabbed red handed by vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a revenue Patwari alongwith a private person red handed for accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Ranjeet Singh, Patwari, posted at revenue halqa Jandawala in Bathinda district...

16-May-2018 Abohar

Abohar By-pass samples fail to meet quality standards

Taking a serious note of the irregularities in supervision of the construction of Abohar bypass, Vijay Inder Singla, PWD Minister Punjab, suspended the XEN in charge and issued a show Cause Notice under rule 10 to the SE for failure to supervise the construction...

16-May-2018 Amritsar

Policy matters shall be released by CM after code of conduct

Minister for School Education, Environment and Freedom Fighters  OP Soni today met the protesting members of All Punjab Anganwadi Mulajam Union and received a memorandum. Anganwadi workers and helpers have staged a protest dharna near the minister’s residence....

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Chief Secretary reviews progress of vital developmental projects

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Wednesday chaired a video conference with DCs to review the status of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL), Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, Srinagar-Jammu Ring Road, Jammu-Akhnoor Road, Tourism Infrastructure and the AIIMS...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Govt to bring in new education policy : Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali

Minister for School Education, Hajj and Auqaf and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today said that the Government is planning to bring in a new education policy which will regulate school curriculum, review teaching methods and regulate other related aspects.The...

16-May-2018 Udhampur

Police Training Course for JKAS Probationers Batch concludes

Sher-I-Kashmir Police Academy organised 3- days Police Training course for 33 Junior Scale JKAS Probationary officers of batch 2014  concluded here today . The course was organised with the objectives to aware the trainee officers about the working of Police in...

16-May-2018 Mumbai

Vidya Balan joins Arpan as their Goodwill Ambassador

Mumbai-based leading non-profit organisation working on the issue of Child Sexual Abuse has engaged Bollywood star Vidya Balan as their goodwill ambassador. She had played the role of Durga Rani Singh a survivor of child sexual abuse, in the movie Kahaani 2, where...

16-May-2018 Dubai

Sobha Realty announces the launch of Sobha Creek Vistas Residences

Sobha Realty, the leading premium real estate developer, unveiled the launch of ‘Sobha Creek Vistas’ in Sobha Hartland at an exclusive event of 600 guests yesterday at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai The resort-style luxury housing project encompasses 8...

16-May-2018 Mumbai

Actor Ankit Gupta learns Mixed Martial Arts for Mayavi Maling

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is the new warrior training that the biggest names of the Bollywood industry, swear by; not just for the sake of their professional facet but also as a channel to stay fit. The same trend is followed by television actors these days....

16-May-2018 Mumbai

Runki Goswami : Music Composer And Singer

Runki Goswami is a music director and singer and is known for her contribution in Indian regional cinema. Belonging to a family of musicians, Runki is no exception as she has always been pursuing it since the age of 3 and promises to hold on it until her last...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Asiea Naqash lays foundation of Rs 24 cr Sewerage System

Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Social Welfare, Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today laid a foundation stone for construction of a sewerage system around left areas of Dal Lake.The project provides a sewerage network, with...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Rajiv Jasrotia directs JKPCB to shift to online system

In order to increase transparency in the working of Jammu Kashmir State Pollution Control Board (JKPCB), Minister for Forests, Ecology & Environment Rajiv Jasrotia today directed the Board to shift to on-line system at the earliest.The Minister while...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Muhammad Khalil Bandh reviews Ramadhan arrangements at Pulwama

Minister for Agriculture Muhammad Khalil Bandh today convened a meeting to review arrangements being put in place for Ramadhan in Pulwama district.The meeting was attended by Minister of State for Forest, PHE/ I&FC Zahoor Ahmed Mir, MLA Tral Mushtaq Ahmed...

16-May-2018 Jammu

Kavinder Gupta kick-starts up-gradation work of roads in Gandhi Nagar

Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta said that the government is working under a well-knit strategy to ensure overall development of the state.Kavinder Gupta said this during his tour to Gandhi Nagar and its adjoining areas to launch various development works.He...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Naeem Akhtar visits Shahr-e-Khaas

Following up on the commitments made by the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Minister of Public Works and Culture, Naeem Akhtar, today undertook an extensive tour of Shahr-e-Khaas here to personally review the progress of development works in Srinagar’s Old City...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Governor releases “Shri Amarnathji Yatra Guide Book-2018”

Governor N. N. Vohra released Shri Amarnathji Yatra Guide Book-2018 which has been brought out by Tourism Federation of Jammu (TFJ), at the Raj Bhavan today. This Guide Book provides useful information for assisting the intending pilgrims to Shri Amarnathji Yatra...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

ADGP Security meets Governor N.N. Vohr

Muneer Ahmad Khan, ADGP Home Guards and Security, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today and briefed Governor about several important matters relating to Security management. He particularly discussed the arrangements for PM’s forthcoming visit...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti welcomes Centre's announcement to halt security ops

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has welcomed the Centre’s announcement of halting the security operations in Jammu & Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadhan which is about to start.In a statement, the Chief Minister said the decision would go a long way...

16-May-2018 Poonch

DDC holds Public Outreach Programme in villages along LoC

District development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad held a public meeting at LOC village Dharna of Mendhar subdivision.People from adjoining LOC villages of Malikpur, DehriDabsi, Dharana Lower, Basuni attended the outreach camp and apprised the DDC regarding...

16-May-2018 Jammu

Div Com Jammu takes stock of developmental works

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Hemant Kumar Sharma today conducted an extensive tour to take stock of the pace of progress on various developmental projects being executed by various agencies in and around Jammu.During the tour, the Div Com visited sites of multi-level...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Kifayat Rizvi reviews working of Labour Department

Commissioner Secretary, Labour and Employment, Kifayat Hussain Rizvi today reviewed the progress on implementation of various Labour Acts by the department and the benefits disbursed to workers and labourers in a meeting here today.Labour Commissioner, Bashir Ahmad...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Chief Secretary chairs 107th FAC meeting

The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Wednesday in its 107th meeting cleared several proposals of urgent developmental and public importance, on the specified terms and conditions.Administrative Secretaries of the Departments...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo chairs Joint House Committee meeting

A meeting of Joint House Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council constituted on Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex, Jammu was held here today under the Chairmanship of MLC, Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo.During threadbare discussions, the Committee expressed...

16-May-2018 Baramulla

DDB approves Rs 247.14 Cr Annual Plan for Baramulla

The District Development Board (DDB) today approved Rs 247.14 crore annual plan for Baramulla district out of which Rs 13.94 crore for regular schemes, Rs 23.44 crore  as loan, Rs 194.35 crore as Central Share, Rs 15.23 crore as State Share for CSS...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Sat Sharma for speedy implementation of developmental programmes

The Minister for Housing and Urban Development Sat Pal Sharma today directed the officers to speed up the pace of implementation of various programmes undertaken by the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) so that the people of Srinagar city get quality...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar accorded farewell

Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar was given farewell reference by the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir at Srinagar upon his elevation as Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur.Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Justice Sanjeev Kumar and Justice M K Hanjura were also present...

16-May-2018 Srinagar

Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali asks JKBOSE to completely switch to digital mode

Minister for School Education, Hajj and Auqaf and Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today impressed upon the officers of Jammu and Kashmir Board School Education (JKBOSE) to expedite the process of switching completely to the digital work culture.Reviewing...

16-May-2018 Udhampur

Historic Shiv Parvati Moungri Mela concludes

The three days historic Moungri mela which commenced from 14th of May concluded today at Sardabbar, Moungri with traditional fervor and gaiety.Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Finance, Planning, Law & Justice, Relief...

16-May-2018 Udhampur

DDC finalizes arrangements for Baba Yugdhar mela

District Development Commissioner, Ravinder Kumar convened a meeting to discuss and finalise the arrangements for one day BabaYugdhar mela on 31 May, here today.uring the meeting, arrangements like security, sanitation, medicare, drinking water and power supply...

16-May-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian chairs DLRC meeting

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Gazanfar Ali, Wednesday chaired the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the progress made by banks and line departments in the district.The meeting discussed the progress and achievements made by...

17-May-2018

17-May-2018 Chandigarh

Every worker of Bharatiya Janata Party is a true soldier

Every worker of BharatiyaJanata Party is a true soldier.Workers are the backbone of a party or organization and it is our good fortune that we all are soldiers of a party in which democracy exists.All the decisions of the party have been being democratically...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

CAG and Secy MDWS empty toilet pit near Pune for Swachh Bharat

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Shri ?Rajiv Mehrishi, and Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Parameswaran Iyer emptied a toilet pit from a twin pit toilet in rural Maharashtra early this morning. Senior sanitation officers...

17-May-2018 Bengaluru

The rise of Yeddyurappa as BJP's mascot in south India

The return of B.S Yeddyurappa as Karnataka’s Chief Minister on Thursday for the third time, reaffirmed his stature as the BJP’s mascot in south India where it has been striving to spread its footprint over the last two decades. The rise of Yeddyurappa, 75,...

17-May-2018 Bangalore

B.S. Yeddyurappa takes oath as CM, Congress, JD-S protest

BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa took oath as the Karnataka chief minister here on Thursday, hours after the Supreme Court declined to stay his swearing-in ceremony.Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office and secrecy to Yeddyurappa...

17-May-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Tejashwi Yadav to stake claim to form government in Bihar

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday said he will meet Bihar Governor Satyapal Malik on Friday to stake claim to form the government as the leader of the single largest party in the state Assembly.The Congress in Goa and the RJD in Bihar on Thursday said...

17-May-2018 Kolkata

Crony capitalism in India ended with insolvency code : Amitabh Kant

The world of crony capitalism in India has ceased to be with the introduction of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Thursday."The world of crony capitalism in India has come to an end. Today, if you don't repay (the loan),...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Karnataka was 'rehearsal' of LS polls : Yashwant Sinha

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday termed the political developments in Karnataka as a "rehearsal" for the Lok Sabha elections and criticised Governor Vajubhai Vala for not adhering to his responsibilities.Sinha also sat on a protest outside Rashtrapati...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Bring ordinance to restore SC/ST Act : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday appealed to the BJP-led NDA government to bring an ordinance to overturn Supreme Court's March 20 order that put safeguards against arrests under the SC/SC Act.Addressing a press...

17-May-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

All-round fear in country; Judges, media scared : Rahul Gandhi

Hitting out at the BJP-led central government and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said an atmosphere of all-round fear prevailed in the country and even the Supreme Court Judges and the media are panicky.Addressing...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Prenatal hypertension can affect foetus growth, warn experts

Preeclampsia -- a high-blood pressure condition during gestation -- can potentially restrict the growth of the foetus and affect pregnancy outcomes, say city-based health experts.Preeclampsia usually gets triggered around 20 weeks of pregnancy and can be potentially...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Blue Corner notice issued against Delhi 'godman': CBI to HC

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday apprised the Delhi High Court that an International Blue Corner Notice has been issued against self-styled godman Virendra Dev Dixit, who is on the run.After a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal...

17-May-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices tumble as oil nears $80 per barrel

A further rise in global crude oil prices to around $80 per barrel, along with heavy outflow of foreign funds, eroded the initial gains made by the key equity indices as they eventually ended in the red on Thursday.Accordingly, the key domestic indices...

17-May-2018 Kolkata

Trinamool's all-conquering run in Bengal Panchayat polls, BJP second

The ruling Trinamool Congress looked set for a resounding win bulldozing all political rivals in rural West Bengal on Thursday in the vote count for the three-tier state Panchayat election, with the BJP emerging a distant second in almost all the districts.The...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

I'm very nervous when I dance : Ranbir Kapoor

Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who will be seen hosting and performing at the upcoming 19th edition of The International Indian Film and Academy (IIFA), says he is very nervous when he performs in front of a live audience. am very nervous when I dance. When we dance...

17-May-2018 Naseembagh (Srinagar)

KU Hostel Premiere League concludes

Kashmir University 18-05-2018:In the final of the HPL cricket tournament which was supported by SAAYA NGO played between Abu Bakar Stars and Iqbal Qalanders at Naseembagh Hostel ground, Abu Bakar Stars emerged as the winner by 6 wickets.After winning the toss...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Cities are drivers of economic growth : M. Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that cities are the drivers of economic growth and all sections of people living in the cities need to be provided with adequate housing and other essential amenities. He was addressing the gathering...

17-May-2018 Shimla

Delegation calls Jai Ram Thakur

A delegation of Shimla Rural assembly constituency led by newly appointed Chairman of Kailash Federation Ravi Mehta called on the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at his official residence Oak Over here today.The delegation thanked the Chief Minister for...

17-May-2018 Shimla

Mohit Chauhan calls on Jai Ram Thakur

Mohit Chauhan noted playback singer and Brand Ambassador National Skill Development called on the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at Oakover today.It was a courtesy call....

17-May-2018 Palampur (Kangra)

Acharya Devvrat inaugurates Farmer Training Camp under ZBNF

Governor Acharya Devvrat today inaugurated the three day Farmers Training Camp of “Prakritik Kheti Khushhaal Kisan Yojana” under Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) organised by the Agriculture department at Palampur in Kangra district.On the occasion, Acharya...

17-May-2018 Chandigarh

Punjab: From Nation’s Food Bowl To Food Processing Hub

Punjab which has served as the food bowl of the nation for decades is all set to becoming a food processing hub of the country. Yes, the Capt Amarinder Singh Government is going all out to make the state a favorite destination for the food processing industry...

17-May-2018 Ferozepur

Secretary Agriculture Kahan Singh Pannu visits Ferozepur

The farmers of Abohar and Fazilka cotton-belt areas will be provided with necessary canal water during the summer season so that they may not face, said Kahan Singh Pannu, Secretary Agriculture, Kahan Singh Pannu after visiting Hari Ke Head Works, Gurditti...

17-May-2018 Landran

CGC Landran becomes zonal partner of project on AI and Deep Learning

Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran has become the zonal partner of project ‘Making Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills mainstream in India’, sanctioned by the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK under the Newton Bhabha Fund. As a zonal partner,...

17-May-2018 Mumbai

Prachi Tehlan desires to walk on the footsteps of Akshay Kumar

Prachi Tehlan is one of those celebrities who always went against the current to explore her hidden potentials. The actress now desires to work in the kind of movies that Akshay Kumar does."I am a big Akshay Kumar fan; he is an inspiration for many including...

17-May-2018 Doda

Ministers interact with students of Haji Public School

Minister for School Education, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali, Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, Advisor to Chief Minister Prof. Amitabh Matoo and Minister of state for Education, and Tourism Shakti Raj Parihar today paid a visit to Haji Public School Breswana,...

17-May-2018 Jammu

Sunil Shamra inaugurates upgraded Grid Station

Minister for Power, Sunil Kumar Sharma today inaugurated a new 50 MVA transformer installed to upgrade the existing Grid Station here at Canal Road.The Minister was informed that the upgrading of the grid station will benefit residents of Canal Road, Talab Tillo,...

17-May-2018 Pahalgam

Tassaduq Hussain Mufti reviews developmental scenario in Pahalgam

Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti Wednesday convened a meeting of officers to review development works being executed by various agencies in Pahalgam.MLA Pahalgam Altaf Ahamd Wani, Vice Chairman JKTDC Rafi Ahmad Mir, Secretary Tourism Rigzin Samphel,...

17-May-2018 Udhampur

Wrestler Nirmal lifts 20th Bhamag Kesari title

Wrestler Nirmal of Master Chandgi Ram Akhara Delhi lifted “20th Annual Bhamag Kesari” Title 2018 by defeating Wrestler Mustba Kamal (Bablu) of Basantgarh of Udhampur District in a very tough fight here at Sardabbar, Kalsote   on the sidelines of Shiv...

17-May-2018 Srinagar

JK Editors Forum delegation calls on Secretary Information

JK Editors Forum on Thursday called on Secretary to the Govt, Information Department, Sarmad Hafeez and discussed various issues being faced by the editors of various newspapers within the state and sought early redress of their grievances.The delegation...

17-May-2018 Srinagar

Mir Zahoor Ahmad for regular upkeep of water treatment plants

Minister of State for PHE, I&FC, Forest, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmad, today chaired a meeting to review the progress of various developmental works under Public Health Engineering (PHE) sector in Kashmir Division.The Minister stressed...

17-May-2018 Srinagar

Sunil Kumar Sharma, Dy Speaker review power scenario in Gurez

Minister for Power Development Sunil Kumar Sharma along with Deputy Speaker Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmad Khan Gurezi today convened a meeting to take stock of functioning and progress on various developmental activities being carried out by the Power Development...

17-May-2018 Srinagar

Private Schools Association calls on Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari

A delegation of owners of Private Schools Association led by Showkat Chaudhary Thursday called on Minister for Finance, Labor and Employment Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari and apprised him about various issues confronting them.The Minister gave patient hearing...

17-May-2018 Srinagar

Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari chairs meeting to review refund of GST

Minister for Finance, Labor and Employment Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today chaired a meeting to review the refund process of GST.The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary Finance Naveen Kumar Chaudhary, President Federation of Chamber of Industries Kashmir...

17-May-2018 Samba

DC Samba reviews achievements under CSS ahead of DISHA meeting

District Development Commissioner Samba, S Rajinder Singh Tara chaired a preliminary meeting of District Development Co-ordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) to review physical and financial achievements under Central Sponsored Schemes (CSS) for the financial...

17-May-2018 Srinagar

AIP to receive PM Modi with Black Flags : Er Rasheed

Ridiculing state DGP’s appeal to militants to utilize the opportunity of ceasefire and return to their families AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er Rasheed has said that even if New Delhi shows some sincerity vis a vis ceasefire but security agencies, especially Jammu...

17-May-2018 Srinagar

JRL hold meeting, terms "Operation Halt" a cruel joke

The Joint Resistance leadership (JRL) comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Dr. Mohammad Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a brief meeting held at Hyderpora Srinagar deliberated on the various dimensions of the "Operation Halt" announced by the Indian...

17-May-2018 Srinagar

Poor Airtel service irks Bijbehara residents

Scores of subscribers of Airtel telecom operator alleges that it failed to provide quality ‘calling services’ and internet service to the people living in far-flung areas of Bijebehara in Anantnag district.The Airtel Subscribers from Khiarm, Sirhama,Nowshara ...

17-May-2018 Srinagar

Separatist leaders call Ramadha ceasefire a cosmetic measure

Separatist leaders including Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Thursday called the ceasefire announced by New Delhi during Ramadhan in Kashmir as a “cosmetic measure”.On Wednesday, Home...

17-May-2018 Srinagar

Transportation of school children fraught with dangers in Srinagar

The transportation ferry children to and fro from their respective top private schools in Srinagar district are fraught with great dangers but the authorities seem unmoved.Though there is a clear direction from the education ministry that a particular 'type'...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu Calls On Sonia Gandhi & Priyanka Gandhi

The Local Government, Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu today called upon Sonia Gandhi and took her blessings before starting new innings after the recent verdict by the Hon'ble Supreme Court acquitted him in a 3 decade old...

18-May-2018

18-May-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog’s three day Venture Capital Symposium 2018 begins

NITI Aayog, in association with Vision India Foundation, is organising the Venture Capital Symposium 2018 to deepen the economic relationships between France and India. Following the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, 20 of the biggest French venture...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Nitin Gadkari meets Indonesian Minister of Maritime Affairs

Taking ahead the bilateral relations between India & Republic of Indonesia, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Shipping,  Road Transport & Highways and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation met General (Retd.) Luhut Binser...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

CSK must improve : Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Despondent after the loss to Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Friday, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni asserted that his team need to pick up their socks in the knockout stages.Needing 163 runs for a win,...

18-May-2018 Damascus

11 soldiers killed in Syria's Hama air base explosions

At least 11 soldiers and pro-government fighters were killed on Friday in five explosions that rattled the arms depot in the air base of the central province of Hama, a monitor group reported.Tens of others were wounded and missing as a result of the explosions...

18-May-2018 Jaipur

Why two laws in country with one Constitution : Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot on Friday questioned Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to ask B.S. Yeddyurappa of the BJP -- the single-largest party in the new Assembly -- to form the government in the southern state."One country,...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Delay in MGNREGA wages, compensation unacceptable : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre, in consultation with states, to prepare an "urgent time bound mandatory programme" to make the payment of wages and compensation to the workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog invites French investments in India

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Friday urged French investors to invest in India not only to target one billion people but to build solutions here for the seven billion-strong global market.He exhorted them to utilise their funds more effectively by investing...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Dream come true to play for Mumbai Indians : Hardik Pandya

Asserting that Mumbai Indians will reach the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs, star all-rounder Hardik Pandya said on Friday that it is a dream come true for him to represent the reigning IPL champions.Mumbai have a star-studded coaching staff which includes...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

Equities slump on Karnataka political crisis, high oil prices

The uncertain political environment in Karnataka along with high global crude oil prices and consistent outflow of foreign funds pulled the key Indian equity indices deep in the red on Friday.According to market observers, depreciation in the rupee eroded...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

I'm a Salman Khan fan : Upen Patel

Model-actor Upen Patel says he is a Salman Khan fan and loved the trailer of the superstar's upcoming film "Race 3". "I loved the trailer of 'Race 3'. I am a Salman Khan Fan, so obviously I loved it. I am also a fan of 'Race 3' and the trailer is looking very stylish...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP will be defeated in floor test : Abhishek Manu Singhvi

The Congress on Friday said the BJP will be defeated in Saturday's floor test in Karnataka and that BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa exhibited his desperation in becoming the Chief Minister after a split verdict in the state."Today is a historic day, we want...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Congress murdering mandate in Karnataka : Sambit Patra

The BJP on Friday hit out at the Congress for "rejoicing" the Supreme Court's verdict over Karnataka, saying those who had sought to impeach the Chief Justice of India are now "murdering the mandate" after being rejected by the people of state."The Congress...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

My daughter has been my life's greatest teacher : Lara Dutta

Actress Lara Dutta, who has a daughter named Saira, says the six-year-old has been her lifes greatest teacher.Lara was interacting with media along with her husband, professional tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi, at the launch of Pediasure's new flavour here on...

18-May-2018 Agartala

Four killed in house collapses in Tripura

At least four people, including a child and a woman, were killed early on Friday in mud house collapses in two incidents in West Tripura district of Tripura after a downpour, officials said.Parts of Agartala were waterlogged by the heavy rains due to lack...

18-May-2018 New York

New blood test can detect pancreatic cancer in minutes

A new blood test developed by US researchers has shown promise for detecting pancreatic cancer in less than an hour.The test, which is at the proof-of-concept stage, can rapidly screen a drop of blood for biomarkers of pancreatic cancer and provide results...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

Disha Patani a fan of Priyanka Chopra

Actress Disha Patani, who will share screen space with Priyanka Chopra in the upcoming film "Bharat", says she is a big fan of the actor.Priyanka on Friday welcomed Disha on board for the film."Welcome Disha Patani to 'Bharat'. This is lovely! Bareilly is representing!"...

18-May-2018 Chennai/New Delhi

Lovers of malted grain can raise their glass to Indianised cocktails

Innovative cocktails like the one made with chilli and rasam powder, as also discounts and freebies would mark this years World Whisky Day falling on May 19, senior hotel industry officials in three metros said.World Whisky Day is celebrated on the third Saturday...

18-May-2018 Agartala

Congress limited to Punjab, Puducherry, Parivar : Biplab Kumar Deb

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had rightly predicted that after the Karnataka election, the Congress would be limited to three "Ps" - Punjab, Puducherry and Parivar, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said."Modi's prophecy has come true," Deb said in...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Historic interim order by Supreme Court : Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Senior counsel and Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Congress and the JD-S on Friday, said the Supreme Court order to go for a floor test in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 p.m on Saturday was a "historic interim order"."This is an historic...

18-May-2018 New Delhi/Bengaluru

Supreme Court order vindicates Congress' stand : Rahul Gandhi

The Congress on Friday hailed the Supreme Court order for a floor test in the new Karnataka Assembly on Saturday, with party President Rahul Gandhi saying that it vindicated the party's stand that Governor Vajubhai Vala acted "unconstitutionally"."The Supreme...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

Reema Lagoo was an actress with depth : Mahesh Bhatt

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt remembered late veteran actress Reema Lagoo on her death anniversary on Friday, saying she was an exceptional person and an actor with great emotional depth."Reemaji began her journey with me with 'Aashiqui'. She was an exceptional person...

18-May-2018 Cannes

Sridevi posthumously honoured at 71st Cannes Film Festival

Iconic actress Sridevi was posthumously honoured at the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who received the award on her behalf, says he felt honoured.Sridevi was honoured with the TITAN Reginald F. Lewis Film Icon Award, which celebrates women...

18-May-2018 Bengaluru

Confident of winning Karnataka Assembly floor test : B.S. Yeddyurappa

After the Supreme Court ordered a Karnataka Assembly floor test on Saturday, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Friday said he is confident of winning the required majority."We welcome the Supreme Court order of floor test at 4 p.m. on Saturday. We are confident...

18-May-2018

'Happy Dreams': In the murky shadows of China's glittering skylines

The story of Happy and Wufu in Jia Pingwa's "Happy Dreams" could be the story of any one of the rag pickers one would encounter in any Indian metro.It is, in a way, a universal, but often neglected story of hundreds and thousands of migrants who bid goodbye...

18-May-2018 Lucknow

9 pilgrims killed in UP

Nine pilgrims headed to 'punyagiri or the mountain of good deeds, were mowed down by a speeding mini-truck in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district on Friday, police said.The deceased were part of a group of 250, who were walking bare foot towards the Maa Purnagiri...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Haji Anayat Ali reviews functioning of Council Secretariat

Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali, today chaired a meeting here to take a detailed stock of Council Secretariat functioning.Secretary Legislative Council, Abdul Majid Bhat, Special Secretary, Council, Mohammad Ashraf Wani besides other senior officers...

18-May-2018 Jammu

MLA lays foundation of link roads in Chenani Constituency

Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) Chenani Dina Nath Bhagat today laid the foundation of two link roads from Mantalai to Ghomshadu and Barkunda to Kharwa in Chenani Constituency.The 10 kilometer and 5.8 kilometers link roads would be constructed under PMGSY...

18-May-2018 Udhampur

World Museum Day celebrated at Udhampur

The District Administration, Udhampur in collaboration with Department of Achieves, Archaeology, INTACH (Jammu Chapter), and other line departments and stakeholders organized an impressive function hereat Bhartiya College of Education to mark the International...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir accorded farewell

Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir was given full court farewell reference by the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir at Srinagar upon his elevation as Chief Justice of High Court of Meghalaya.Justice Alok Aradhe, Acting Chief Justice High Court of J&K, Justice Ali...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Sudden blockade of internet on PM's visit angers Kashmir

In wake of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kashmir visit, authorities snapped all types of mobile internet services across Valley.The internet services including 2G/3G/4G were snapped at midnight, affecting thousands of people in Kashmir.A number...

18-May-2018 Bangalore

Toyota Kirloskar Motor begins delivery of Yaris across India

Toyota Kirloskar Motor today launched its versatile sedan –Yaris in India fueling excitement across country. As one of the most anticipated cars of the year, Yaris boasts of advanced and emotional design, superior comfort, shining ride quality and quietness,...

18-May-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs ASI For Taking Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 3,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI (826/Tarntaran) Angrej Singh posted at Police Station Sarai Amanat...

18-May-2018 Kupwara

Three militants killed in north Kashmir gunfight

Army on Friday claimed to have killed three militants in a gunfight at Brinjal forest area of Vilgam, Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.An army official told news agency GNS that soldiers of 15 RR intercepted a group of militants believed to be...

18-May-2018 Budgam

Protest in Budgam against massacre in Palestine

Anjumna Shari Shian Friday organized a massive protest demonstration against massacre of innocent people of Palestine by Israeli Fascist Forces in Central Kashmir’s Budgam.Hundreds of people participated in the protest demonstration that was led by Anjuman Shari...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Authorities disallow Geelani from offering Friday prayers

Hurriyat Conference  chairman Syed Ali Geelani, who continues to be under house arrest, was again not allowed to offer Friday prayers,” said a spokesman of the Hurriyat. Hurriyat while flaying the administration, said it is a brazen interference in religious...

18-May-2018 Jammu

Five persons including BSF man killed in Pakistan firing

Five persons including a Border Security Forces man were killed after Pakistani troops on Friday fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in RS Pura, Bishnah and Arnia sectors of Jammu and Kashmir.Twelve persons, including a BSF officer, were...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

JRL protest against massacre in Palestine

“Failure of the international community in resolving disputes and stopping massacres of innocent people in Palestine, Kashmir and other disputed lands can only be termed as worst kind of apathy. Israeli terrorism against Palestinian people and the help it is...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Red alert sounded in Srinagar ahead of Modi’s visit

A multi-tier security setup has been put in place ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu Kashmir on Saturday amid alert sounded in capital city Srinagar and high degree of vigilance at vital installations.All entry and exit points into...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Delhi Daredevils Beats Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 34 runs

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) march to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table was halted by bottom-placed Delhi Daredevils, who romped home by 34 runs at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Friday.Having already qualified for the play-offs, second-placed...

18-May-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur reviews progress of Smart City Project Dharamshala

A meeting was held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to review the progress on Smart City Project Dharamshala.Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that Rs. 2100 crore mega project for Dharamshala town would not...

18-May-2018 Shimla

Governor Acharya Devvrat releases book on Social Equality

Governor Acharya Devvrat today released book titled ‘Social Equality’ written by Shri Sanjay Gaur and Shri Dinesh Dixit at Raj Bhawan, Shimla. The book primarily focusses on social equality, which is still debatable in India even in 21st century.The Governor...

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

Indo Global awarded for Best Placement Coordinator by IKGPTU

TiE Employment  Drive 2018  held at IKG PTU Mohali Campus  which was coordinated by Indo Global . Students from various University campus & various affiliated colleges participated in the drive which consisted of aptitude, written ...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Cornitos Quinoa Nachos accolades with SIAL China Innovation Awards 2018

The flagship brand of Greendot Health Foods Pvt Ltd, Cornitos recently launched product ‘Quinoa Nachos’ has been awarded Diploma Certification by the prestigious SIAL China Innovation Awards 2018, at SIAL China Show, SNIEC Shanghai, China. It is the largest...

18-May-2018 Chandigarh

Security Deposit of Kirri Afgana Sugar mill confiscated

Punjab Environment Minister O.P. Soni has ordered the seizure of security deposit worth Rs 25 lakh of the Chaddha Sugar Mill of Kirri Afgana (Near Beas). He also ordered the sealing of the Mill, from where Sheera leakage into the Beas reportedly caused the...

19-May-2018

19-May-2018 Hyderabad

Venkaiah Naidu calls for increased investments in agriculture

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has suggested to the Central and various State Governments to increase investments in agriculture and allied sectors to make farming viable and attractive. He was interacting with Scientists, Faculty Members...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Rahul's new theory is to see victory in defeats : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for celebrating B.S. Yeddyurappa's resignation in Karnataka as a "victory", saying the mandate was to get rid of Siddaramaiah and claimed that such coalition will not last long."If...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Ceasefire in J&K not for militants : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said that the ceasefire announced by the Centre in Jammu and Kashmir during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan does not apply to militants."Don't take the ceasefire decision in a wrong way," Shah said while speaking at the...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Need for transparency in appointment of judges : Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said that there was "need for transparency" in the appointment of judges and the "autonomy of the judiciary should be respected".Replying to questions at the daylong India TV Conclave on 'Four years of Modi...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Yeddy does 'Atal', deals blow to BJP's south strategy

The BJP's efforts to expand in southern states suffered a blow on Saturday with its two-day old government collapsing as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before a trust vote in an assembly where no party has majority.The party now hopes that the...

19-May-2018 Jaipur

Democracy finally won in Karnataka : Sachin Pilot

The resignation of newly-elected Karnataka Chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Saturday ahead of the floor test is a big victory of democracy in India, said Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Saturday."With this win, there also comes a defeat of the Bharatiya...

19-May-2018 Bengaluru

Invited to form government, oath-taking on Monday : H.D. Kumaraswamy

JD-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday said that Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala has invited him to form a government in the state, following the resignation of B.S.Yeddyurappa-led BJP regime ahead of its trust vote."The swearing-in ceremony will take...

19-May-2018 Hyderabad

We are peaking at the right time : Dinesh Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik feels the team is peaking at the right time after making the playoffs by beating Sunrisers Hyderabad in a must-win IPL game here."I think all eight teams strive for the play-off spots, so happy to reach there. Things...

19-May-2018 Bengaluru

BJP loses Karnataka as B.S. Yeddyurappa quits before trust vote

In an anti-climax to the hectic political developments since the split verdict in May 12 Karanataka Assembly polls, the BJP lost power in Karnataka as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before the trust vote, as he did not have the numbers...

19-May-2018 Chandigarh

KMP expressway to be completed in June : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday that the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway will be inaugurated soon after the construction work is completed in June.Khattar said that the construction work on KMP Expressway should have been completed...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Take lessons for 2019 from Karnataka defeat, Mayawati tells BJP

Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Saturday condemned BJP for the use of "inappropriate methods" to form their governments in various states and said that the party should take lessons from their defeat in Karnataka for next year's general elections.She...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Hope BJP-RSS learnt lesson from Karnataka : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the BJP and the RSS following resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, saying hopefully they got a lesson that institutions and will of the country cannot be disrespected.Gandhi addressed the...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP attempts to subvert democracy failed in Karnataka : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Saturday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s attempts to "subvert democracy" has "miserably failed" in Karnataka.Kejriwal's comment came after Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before facing...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Yeddyurappa's resignation victory of democracy: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday congratulated former Prime Minister and JD-S chief H.D. Deve Gowda, his son H.D. Kumaraswamy and the Congress after B.S. Yeddyurappa quit as Karnataka Chief Minister before facing a crucial trust vote...

19-May-2018 Mumbai

Hope you fly strong : Kajol to Riddhi Sen

Actress Kajol has wished her "Eela" co-star Riddhi Sen on his 20th birthday on Saturday and said he should fly strong, straight and true always in his career.Kajol tweeted a selfie along with Riddhi and captioned it: "Happy birthday Riddhi Sen. Last day on our...

19-May-2018 Moscow

Iran n-deal not perfect but better than no agreement : Angela Merkel

The European Union (EU) has no intention to abandon the Iran nuclear deal after the US withdrawal, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said."Although this agreement is not perfect, it is better than no agreement," Merkel said on Friday at a televised press...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Don't know how I survived: Shama Sikander on bipolar disorder struggle

Actress Shama Sikander, who in 2016 had openly spoken about her struggle with bipolar disorder and how she had once even attempted suicide, says talking about it was the toughest thing she has ever done. When she looks back, she wonders how she overcame it.Asked...

19-May-2018

'Deadpool 2' is the best super-hero film since 'Logan'

AIf we can overlook the excessive gore ,including a scene of violence where the subversive superheroic hero is ripped into two halves, "Deadpool 2" provides more fun zones in its speedened narrative ambit, for the uninitiated and the initiated, than any...

19-May-2018 United Nations

Guterres working hard to make UN great again : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres was working hard to "Make the United Nations Great Again and lauded his UN envoy Nikki Haley for doing a fantastic job at the world body.Guterres met Trump in the White House on Friday...