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  • Government doesn't intend to implement OROP: Ex-servicemen IANS - 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) As another round of parleys on OROP failed to break the logjam, ex-servicemen on Friday said the NDA government did not intend to implement the scheme. "The government does not intend to implement OROP," retired Major … More »

  • Manual scavengers to tie rakhi to Modi IANS - 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Several manual scavengers, liberated by an NGO, will tie rakhi to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan that falls on Saturday. The group of five women will also hand over 1,000 rakhis to Modi … More »

  • Electoral rolls of Reang refugees caught in repatriation standoff IANS - 16 minutes ago

    Agartala/Aizawl, Aug 28 (IANS) An 18-year-old logjam on the repatriation of a group of Reang tribals from relief camps in Tripura has now thrown up a new challenge: whether or not their names should be included in the electoral rolls of their home … More »

  • India hits out at West over climate change IANS - 22 minutes ago

    Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Ahead of the Paris meet on climate change, Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said coal-based thermal power will remain the staple power source for India and denounced Western concerns over climate and environmental … More »

  • First Sikh soldier to guard Tomb of Unknown Soldier IANS - 32 minutes ago

    Ottawa, Aug 28 (IANS) In a first, a Sikh soldier has been appointed to watch over the "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier" at the National War Memorial here in Canada, a media report said. The tomb refers to a monument in dedication to the services of an … More »