Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday wished Zaheer Khan all the luck after the pacer announced his engagement with Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge on Twitter.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Animal rights organisation PETA India on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take meat off the menu from all government events, taking a cue from the German Environment Minister's initiative to ban all meat products from public meetings. "I hope you will
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) The authorities who will monitor the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, (RERA) should concentrate on seeing all the existing projects are completed and delivered before allowing new projects, an official of National Real Estate Development Council (Naredco) said on Monday
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India's Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has recommended the Rs 4,315-crore investment proposal of Gland Pharma Ltd to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) for approval, an official statement said on Monday.
New York, April 24 (IANS) Warning that most terrorism "across the world have some footprint" in Pakistan, Indian Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said Monday that the international community has to take action. While India's relations with its neighbours have improved, "our
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A software developed by Jamia Milia Islamia students to detect "unwanted drones" at or near airports will be used for security by the Airport Authority of India (AAI), a varsity statement said on Monday. The programme was developed by a six-member team of students
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday denied as incorrect the perception that the Centre is imposing Hindi language on others, maintaining that the government has only notified the recommendations of a parliamentary panel. "I was pained to read in a section of the
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Agro-chemicals major Rallis India on Monday reported a decline of 8.82 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the fourth quarter of 2016-17.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Full-service airline Jet Airways on Monday said that it will add 42 weekly flights to meet an expected surge in demand during the summer holiday season. According to the company, the introduction of additional frequencies and wide-body aircraft deployments between key metros
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The national capital saw a warm day on Monday with the maximum temperature at 37.8 degrees Celsius, average for the season. Tuesday is likely to be cloudy and while the respite from heat will last this week, warmer days lie ahead. According to the weather office, the national
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Fearing cancellation of the biannual National Eligibility Test (NET) examination, the All India Students Association (AISA) demonstrated outside the University Grant Commission (UGC) office here on Monday and sought its clarification on the issue. The students group moved
Raipur/Sukma, April 24 (IANS) In one of the deadliest attacks, 300 to 400 heavily armed Maoists, women included, ambushed a CRPF contingent in a forested patch in Chhattisgarh on Monday, killing 25 troopers and escaping with their AK-47 assault rifles. Six Central Reserve Police Force personnel were
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) NGO Sulabh International on Monday awarded personalities and institutions for contributing towards improving sanitation in the country and generating awareness among the people of Rural India.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Indian Air Force on Monday inducted its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft into the 221 Squadron, 'Valiants', at its base in Punjab, enhancing the IAF's capabilities, an official release said.
New York, April 24 (IANS) Banks may have to take "haircuts" - swallow losses - as one of the measures to resolve the sector's problem of non-performing assets (NPA) and this is a top priority for the government, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here Monday. Speaking at the Council
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan on Monday said Indians are lucky to have filmmaker K. Vishwanath, who will be conferred the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, the country's highest award in cinema.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India and France on Monday began their week-long bilateral naval exercise Varuna in France's Toulon port, a navy statement said. The Indian contingent comprises Indian Naval Ships Mumbai, Trishul and Aditya, part of Indian Navy's Overseas Deployment to the Mediterranean
Bengaluru, April 24 (IANS) Indian IT industry's apex organisation has said that the two top companies -- TCS and Infosys -- got only 8.8 per cent of the H-1B visas for placement of workers in the United States. "Of the six Indian IT companies, software majors TCS (Tata Consultancy Services)
Whether prostitution should be legalised or not in India has been a long standing debate, but actress Gauahar Khan, who has just featured as a sex worker in "Begum Jaan", feels at least the issue has to be addressed if not legalised.
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) Northeast India's sixth and largest Information Technology (IT) hub was inaugurated here on Monday to boost employment and e-governance besides to export software technology. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, accompanied by IT and Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Both Assam and Arunachal on Monday assured the Centre that the 2,000-Megawatt Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project will be put back on the track to ensure no further delay.
Taking jibe at the Kalkaji incident, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday and stated that, rather than stopping the Cow Vigilantes, BJP itself has become the law and is spreading terrorism among the people by brutally
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court was informed on Monday that every cow and its progeny will be given a Unique Identification Number (UIN) and will be kept at shelter homes run by state governments in every district after they cease to give milk. Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar told the bench
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modis vision of Skill India, Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils on Monday met several candidates trained under Skill India at IL&FS Institute of Skills (IIS) here.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Industrialist Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited's (RIL) consolidated net profit for the fourth quarter (January-March) of 2016-17 Fiscal moved up by 12.3 per cent, a company statement said here on Monday. The company posted net profit of Rs 8,046 crore for