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Delhi to host World Culture Festival

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The capital will host the first World Culture Festival, a three-day event celebrating cultural diversity and Art of Living’s...

Six Indians in Forbes 50 Asian power businesswomen list

New York, Feb 26 (IANS) Six Indians, including State Bank of India chairman Arundhati Bhattacharyya and Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, figure in the...

‘Strong state and rule of law key to countering radicalisation’

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A "strong state and rule of law" are the two key elements of the Indian counter-radicalisation strategy, former home...

Indian foreign secretary in Maldives

Male/New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar arrived in the Maldivian capital on Monday as part of interactions with South Asian...

NRHM scam: CBI raids 21 locations in UP

NRHM scam: CBI raids 21 locations in UP Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at 21...

Soon, free Wi-Fi at Taj Mahal

Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Come June 16 and the visitors at the Taj Mahal will get free Wi-Fi internet facility across the sprawling campus...

Kerala wants to be declared drought hit

Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) Kerala wants the central government to declare the state drought hit, it was announced on Thursday. A meeting chaired by Chief...

Aiming for top rank, Godrej enters vaccine protection

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Refrigeration major Godrej on Monday entered the vaccine protection micro sector, with an aim to reach the top spot...

RSS congratulates Indian Army for successful surgical strike

RSS congratulates Indian Army for successful surgical strike New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) on Thursday hailed the Indian Army for conducting...

Gogoi appeals to secular forces to come on common platform

Guwahati, Oct 28 (IANS) In view of the growing religious intolerance allegedly promoted by the BJP and its fringe groups, Assam Chief Minister Tarun...

Parrikar to be BJP CM in Goa

Parrikar to be BJP CM in Goa Panaji, March 12 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will be Chief Minister in a BJP-led government in Goa,...

‘Spotlight’ to release in India on February 19

Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Tom McCarthy's biographical drama film “Spotlight”, which is nominated in six categories at the upcoming 88th Academy Awards, will...

Study to look into medicinal value of Ganga water

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The health ministry on Monday said that it will initiate a study to find out if the water of...

Order on charges in additional spectrum case on October 7

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A special court here on Saturday set October 7 for delivering its order on the issue of framing charges...

Democracy does not allow you to do what you want: Speaker

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of disrupting parliamentary proceedings "without any issues", Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan has said that "democracy...

Trinamool takes over Murshidabad municipality from Congress

Trinamool takes over Murshidabad municipality from Congress Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Continuing its aggressive takeover of opposition-held elected bodies in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress...

Integrate education with Sports: Vijay Goel

Integrate education with Sports: Vijay Goel New Delhi: Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel has said that the dream of...

Our ties with India can reach newer heights: Wickremesinghe

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said the relationship between India and Sri Lanka can reach newer...

Modi departs for Ireland, US

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday left on a visit to Ireland and the US. "Working westward. PM @narendramodi departs...

Pakistan, India ties seem to be inching forward: Daily

Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistan-India relationship appears to be inching forward, said an influential Pakistani daily which noted that the Pathankot terror attack is...

Sanjeev Mohanty is new Jabong CEO

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Domestic online fashion marketplace Jabong on Saturday said it has appointed fashion industry veteran Sanjeev Mohanty as its chief...

Mayawati slams Modi over demonetisation

Mayawati slams Modi over demonetisation Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi again over demonetisation, saying it continued...

Ex-servicemen meet army chief on OROP

New Delhi (IANS) Ex-servicemen on Wednesday met army chief General Dalbir Singh to discuss their request for One Rank, One Pension (OROP) and were...

Himachal minister bats for budget for tobacco control

Shimla, Dec 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Kaul Singh on Sunday stressed the need for structured response to the need...

No objection to Punjab, Goa voting same day: Kejriwal

No objection to Punjab, Goa voting same day: Kejriwal Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) The AAP has no objection to Punjab and Goa -- the only...

BSF trooper Nitin Koli cremated with full military honours

BSF trooper Nitin Koli cremated with full military honours Sangli (Maharashtra) Oct 31 (IANS) Thousands of residents of Dudhgaon and surrounding villages in the district...

PM quizzes Bengaluru cops on digital policing

Bengaluru, Aug 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening quizzed city police officers through video conferencing on how effectively they were using...

Gunfight on in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) A gunfight was raging on Wednesday between security forces and separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said. "A...

Respite in sight from scorching heat in J&K

Jammu/Srinagar May 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir is likely to get respite from scorching heat, especially the Jammu region, as the meteorological department on...

Sudarshan Shetty to curate ‘more democratic’ Kochi Biennale

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Sudarshan Shetty, one of the most innovative contemporary artists in India, was on Wednesday named the curator of the...

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