New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Award-winning journalist Josy Joseph here on Saturday said that the BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a centralised "bully system" and that it is "hostile towards intelligent and informed thinking". It targets any progressive thought,
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Just before the launch of its initial public offer on Monday, stock exchange major BSE allocated 4,628,158 equity shares to 'Anchor Investors' worth Rs 373 crore.
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) The US connection with Afghanistan and Central Asia is not a 20th century development but dates from century before it when a most singular man became the first of his countrymen, or even the first westerner for that matter, to travel through interior Asia, participate in Afghan
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Joint General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale on Saturday said the organisation wanted "reservation be implemented entirely". The RSS clarification comes in the wake of back-to-back controversial remarks by its leader Manmohan Vaidya
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) After winning "Dance India Dance Li'l Masters", Teriya Magar once again did the happy dance when she was announced the winner of "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9". The 14-year-old Nepali girl, who now wants to try her luck in Bollywood, says sharing screen space
Kharagpur, Jan 21 (IANS) Prominent mathematician and founder of Super 30 Anand Kumar on Saturday called upon the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur students to make technology accessible to the rural masses so as to directly benefit them. "The way technology is changing, it is increasing
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) As much as 80 per cent of the people with eye-related problems in the national capital are Information Technology (IT) professionals, opthalmologists said on Saturday. "Digital eye strain is a discomfort felt by many individuals after spending a few hours in front of a
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday wrote to Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi raising concerns over reports of the use of President Pranab Mukherjee's pictures on the hoardings of a political party. "A reference to a news item that appeared today (Saturday) in two
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) With Donald Trump taking over the reins of the US, industry stakeholders in India and the government feel that the fears of protectionism and curbs on H1B visas will remain, but that the US will continue its financial and technological collaboration with India. "We believe
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy's largest ship and it's newest aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on Saturday became the first Indian naval ship to have an ATM machine installed onboard, said an official statement. The one-of-a-kind ATM machine was inaugurated by Rear Admiral K. J. Kumar
Islamabad/Amritsar, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan on Saturday released Indian Army soldier Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan, who had "inadvertently" crossed the LoC in September last year. Chavan was handed over to Indian authorities at the Wagah-Attari joint check post, a Border Security Force (BSF)
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian government conducted the demonetisation exercise in a poor way and it is not sure if the measure was taken for the right reasons, says renowned South Korean development economist Ha-Joon Chang. "I am not against monetary reforms.. but demonetisation was conducted
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian Army soldier, Chandu Babulal Chavan, who was released by Pakistan on Saturday, had crossed the LoC "inadvertently" due to "severe grievances with his superiors and leadership", according to a Pakistan Foreign Office statement. Chavan, 23, of the 37
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Shortly after Donald Trump was sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States, the new administration fired as many as 80 ambassadors for countries, agencies and issues - with no concrete replacement envoys lined up. Trump had demanded that every ambassador in
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Nikkin Thimmaiah's last-gasp field goal helped Dabang Mumbai earn a 3-3 draw against former champions Ranchi Rays in the opening match of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. Mumbai were trailing 1-3 till the last minute,
With the three-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series already in India's pocket, the third rubber against England has little importance. But not to former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was seen in full tilt during the team's optional training session at the Eden Gardens.
Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who among his many candid confessions about his life via his book "Khullam Khulla", has opened up about a past meeting with India's most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, says he has no regrets about having met the underworld don.
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, will play as writer Saadat Hasan Manto in his biopic directed by Nandita Das. Manto is considered as one of the greatest short story writers in the history of South Asia, who was born in Ludhiana, India and migrated to Lahore, Pakistan after partition. At 'Haraamkhor'
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Russian officials tweeted some of the most celebratory messages on Donald Trump's inauguration, as world leaders and people around the globe reacted to his taking over as the 45th US President. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a Facebook post: "
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has partnered with digital wallet app MobiKwik in hopes of going cashless. According to the company, the service will start with staff members and visitors being able to pay with the mobile wallet in the cafeteria. Consultation fees, test payments and other
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry is set to launch a population based prevention, screening and control programme for five common non-communicable diseases(NCDs), an official statement said on Saturday. The programme that is being launched on February 4 will focus on five NCDs -- hypertension
Ranchi, Jan 21 (IANS) The growth in Gross State Domestic Product of Jharkhand is expected to be 12 per cent in 2016-2017, says an Economic Survey tabled in the assembly on Saturday. "Remarkable growth has been recorded in all fields and sub-fields of state economy. The GSDP growth rate has been
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) British historian, author and commentator Timothy Garton Ash is regarded among the best in the field and in a session on free speech here at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) contented that is the future depends on India. In conversation with Salil Tripathi, the chair of the
A contingent of Armed Forces of United Arab Emirates (UAE) will become the first Arab soldiers to march during the Republic Day parade on January 26.The contingent will march down Rajpath, as Abu Dhabi crown prince is scheduled to be the guest of honour on 68th Republic Day celebrations.It would be the
England look to end their dismal run in the one-day international series against India on a high as they eye victory in the third and final match in Kolkata. India secured a series-clinching 15-run victory in the second one-dayer. England is yet to win on this tour, having lost four and drawn one of