India

Modi to unveil book on Naidu’s 1 year as Vice President


The 245 page book titled 'Moving OnMoving Forward: A Year In Office', will be laucnhed on Sunday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the presence of former Prime Ministers H.D. Deve Gowda and Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Union Minister Arun Jaitely, among others. Naidu, in the book has said...

UP CM mourns demise of Jain monk Tarun Sagar


In a condolence message issued by his office, Adityanath recalled the services of the late spiritual leader as a saint who always showed the society a right direction through his preaching. In times to come, his voice will be the guiding force for millions of his followers, the chief minister added. Adityanath while paying...

Rahul suffers from schizophrenia: Union Minister Choubey


Choubey, known for making controversial statements, said the way Gandhi has been speaking, it appears he has lost his mental balance. Another Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday targeted Gandhi saying he should first explain whether he is a Hindu, Muslim or Christian before going on the Kailash Mansarovar visit.

Dengue mosquito finds way to towns from jungles: Himachal minister


The minister's diagnosis of the dengue problem in the state came during his reply in the legislative Assembly. Replying to a debate under Rule 62 on Friday, Parmar was categorical in saying that the jungle fever is stalking the state. The disease spreads most commonly from the jungles to the towns, he said while...

Jain monk Tarun Sagar dies; President, PM offer condolences


Sagar, who was suffering from jaundice and other ailments, breathed his last at around 3 a.m. at the Radhapuri temple here, a temple official told IANS. President Ram Nath Kovid and Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over his demise. Sad to hear of the passing of Jain Muni Shri Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj....

Smriti Irani inaugurates ‘digital village’ in Amethi


Accompanied by district officials and BJP leaders, Irani, who unsuccessfully contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, inaugurated the digital village at the common service centre of the Information and Technology ministry at Pindara Thakur village. She is also scheduled to inaugurate the digital banking service under the 'Digital India' initiative in Amethi town...

DU earns over Rs 3 cr in revaluation fees, fights against bringing answer-sheets under RTI


According to the information provided by the university, it earned Rs 2,89,12,310 for revaluation alone between 2015-16 and 2017-18. During the same period, it earned Rs 23,29,500 for rechecking and Rs 6,49,500 for providing students copies of answer-scripts evaluated. As per university rules, students have to shell out Rs 1,000 for revaluation of a...

Rains pound Uttarakhand, schools to remain shut


Keeping in mind the safety of the students and teachers, all schools up to Class 12 have been shut down, an official told IANS. Vigil has been stepped up in the state capital here, and the hill station of Nainital, Chamoli, Rudrprayag, Paudi, Champawat and Udhamsingh Nagar districts. The state and national disaster management...

Dengue mosquito finds way to towns from jungles: Himachal minister


The minister's diagnosis of the dengue problem in the state came during his reply in the legislative Assembly. Replying to a debate under Rule 62 on Friday, Parmar was categorical in saying that the jungle fever is stalking the state. The disease spreads most commonly from the jungles to the towns, he said while...