Pushkar, Dec 10 (IANS) Celebrating the ancient and holy city of Pushkar, the second edition of "Shree Cement The Scared aPushkar" got off to a splendid start here Saturday morning with a range of activities designed to invoke the "inner divine" of the visitors. "From the beautiful
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday underwent a scheduled kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, sources said. According to the sources, the transplant procedure began at 8.30 a.m and ended around 2.30 p.m. "The surgery
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) A two-day 'Indo-Asia Connectivity' conference would be held in Kolkata on December 14-15 to boost regional economic connectivity between India and the countries of South and Southeast Asia and to explore investment opportunities.
As Indias government - fronted by Prime Minister Narendra Modis Twitter account - announced a slew of incentives to propel Indians to discard cash, IndiaSpend found four signs of an expanding base: Five-fold growth in electronic bank transfers and doubling of ATMs and card-swipe machines over five years
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Time magazine grudgingly named Donald Trump "Person of the Year", overlooking readers' choice of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Manhattan mogul, who was peeved at being passed over last year, called the magazine's choice "a great honour,"
An Egyptian woman, believed to be the world's heaviest woman at 500kg (1,102lb), will soon be flown to India for weight reduction surgery. According to her family, she has not been able to leave home for 25 years now.
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) India suffered a mid-batting order wobbled but skipper Virat Kohli's assuring presence helped them to 348/6 in their first innings at tea on the third day of the fourth Test against England here on Saturday. Kohli was at crease (83 batting) along with Ravindra Jadeja who was
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) India reached 348/6 in the first innings at tea on the third day of the fourth Test against England here on Saturday.
Irrfan Khan is not only a known face in India but overseas as well. Well, with stardom comes fan moments and sharing a funny and a weird one, Irrfan Khan revealed that his weirdest fan moment was when one fan in Florence mistook him for Johnny Depp. Well, this was definitely a funny one.
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday said six cases were registered against officials of Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and heads of private sector companies for non-contribution of PF money.
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has slapped notices on four CAs for their "alleged acts of professional misconduct" following demonetisation of Rs 500 and 1,000 notes, a top official said on Saturday. ICAI President M. Devaraja Reddy said these
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched a new integrated learning solution that can provide schools, students, parents as well as teachers with a novel comprehensive educational tool kit, a statement said on Friday. Aligned to the CBSE board curriculum, "Oxford Advantage
Dhaka, Dec 10 (IANS) Bangladesh limited-overs captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza wants to carry their home success over to series abroad as the team gears up to face New Zealand in a bilateral cricket tour. Bangladesh are set to play a bilateral series abroad after more than two years, reports bdnews24.com
Consider this very plausible rumour I picked up at the Times Lit Fest in Mumbai: Some Bollywood bright sparks are developing scripts around demonetisation in double-quick time. One of them has, in a moment of inspiration, turned to the 1954 Gregory Peck classic, the Million Pound Note, to enable the
Pune (Maharashtra), Dec 10 (IANS) India's first business repository, the Tata Central Archives (TCA), celebrated its silver jubilee with an expo and a symposium here on Saturday. The archives has a massive collection of over 1.5 million letters, documents, photographers, images, group publications
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) US President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to end the practice of laid-off American workers being made to train foreigners brought over to replace them, a move which could impact Indian technology workers and outsourcing companies. Trump called these incidents "demeaning&
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) It was a foggy Saturday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 11.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said. At least 101 trains were delayed and 11 cancelled due to dense fog in parts of north India, railway officials
Dharamsala, Dec 10 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile on Saturday alleged that human rights violations in Tibet was high, citing an ongoing massive demolition drive by China at the world's largest Buddhist institute there. "China's total disregard for human rights is currently demonstrated
Vijayawada, Dec 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday removed J. Sekhar Reddy as a member of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) following the seizure of huge cash and gold from his premises in Chennai. With Income Tax officials continuing searches at his house and office in Chennai for
Dubai, Dec 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan features in a #BeMyGuest film by Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM), inviting people to be his "guest" at the city of sun, sand and adventure. The film showcases why Dubai is the actor's home away from home
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) The country is in the throes of an "undeclared emergency", says human rights activist Teesta Setalvad, stressing the need for turning human rights movements into mass movements to retrieve the situation. It is alarming that in states like Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli completed 4,000 career Test runs, 1,000 of which coming in 2016, during the third day of the fourth match against England here on Saturday. Virender Sehwag is the fastest Indian to cross the mark at 79 innings. The 28-year-old also registered 1,000 Test
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders oon Saturday announced that bowling coach and mentor Wasim Akram will miss the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 cricket tournament. The legendary Pakistan pacer has cited professional commitments and time constraints for his inability to be part
A month into the demonetisation drive, there cannot but be a sense of worry in government circles about the unchanging ground realities with no sign of the long queues before banks and ATMs shortening any time soon. A more effective opposition would have had a field day in pillorying Narendra Modi.
Price: Rs 895 Astounding as it may sound, but the arguments put forth by the current Director of Himalayan Aid in a recent book bluntly show that the United States as well as the Western world has lost track of what it set out to achieve from the "Free Tibet" movement. India's emerging