Tuesday, July 17, 2018

U.S. Senate Democratic leader: Trump 'putting himself over' U.S.

WASHINGTON | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Monday blasted President Donald Trump's comments at a news conference alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying his actions have "strengthened our adversaries while weakening our defenses and those o... read..

Nominated members make attempt to enter Pondy assembly

Puducherry | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
The three BJP nominated members to the territorial assembly made a vein attempt to enter the assembly on Monday. With the Supreme Court not granting a stay to the Madras High Court judgement that the nomination of the three BJP activists to the territori... read..

Punjab Min hands over appointment letters on compassionate ground to 153 dependents of PSPCL employees

Bathinda/Chandigarh | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Punjab Power and New & Renewable Energy Sources Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar handed over appointment letters on compassionate ground to 153 dependents of those employees of PSPCL who had died in service, at Bathinda. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Kanga... read..

Regularise PHE casual labourers who donate land, Targami

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Urging Governor administration to regularize the services of Public Health Engineering (PHE) casual labourers who have donated land for the department, the CPI(M) senior leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami also demanded the release of their salaries pending f... read..

Three BJP nominated members vows to enter Assembly tomorrow

Puducherry | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST
The three BJP nominated members on Sunday vowed to enter the legislative assembly by any means on Monday. In an informal chat with news persons, BJP State President V Saminathan,who is one among the three nominated members, said that the Madras High C... read..

BJP Nominated members seek permission to attend assembly session

Puducherry | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST
The three BJP nominated members to the territorial assembly called on Legislative Assembly Secretary Vincent Rayar on Saturday and submitted a memorandum seeking to allow them to take part in the ongoing assembly session from July 16 onwards. They... read..

Naveen congratulates Raghunath Mohapatra and Sonal Mansingh for being nominated to RS

Bhubaneswar | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Padma Bibhusan Raghunath Mohapatra and famous Odissi danseuse Sonal Mansingh for being nominated to Rajya Sabha by President Ram Nath Kovind. Mr Patnaik expressed his deep gratitude to President Dr Ram Na... read..

Nawabzaade actress Isha Rikhi feels fortunate with her Bollywood debut

Mumbai |Saturday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST
Actress Isha Rikhi who is making her Bollywood debut with romantic comedy film "Nawabzaade" said she was very lucky to get such opportunity.... read..

Amidst chances of contest for Deputy Chairman's post, government nominates four to Rajya Sabha (Lead)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, the government on Saturday nominated four personalities including classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha, to the Rajya Sabha.... read..

Haryana decides to designate SDM as Nodal Officers at sub divisional level for supervision

Chandigarh | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST
Haryana Government has decided to designate the Sub-Divisional Magistrates as Nodal Officers at Sub Divisional Level for the supervision, monitoring and regulation of the scheme 'Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for IN-SITU Management of Crop Resid... read..

NRIs donates Rs 13.5 crore to TTD

Tirumala | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST
Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from United States of America has donated 13.5 crore to Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) hundi and various trusts, on Saturday. Mr Ika Ravi, Founder CEO of Rx Advance, Pharmaceutical company, Boston, USA donated Rs 10 c... read..

President nominates four members to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday announced four nominations to Rajya Sabha to fill up the vacant seats. The nominees include former BJP MP Ram Shakal, RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha, sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra and classical dancer Sonal Mansingh. I... read..

President nominates 4 RS members

New Delhi [India] | July 14, 2018 5:41:29 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday announced four nominations to the Rajya Sabha.... read..

About 2,000 Lekpal protesting for their demands suspended in UP, 350 newly recruited terminated

Lucknow | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST
Following the protest of Lekhpals across the Uttar Pradesh, about 2,000 Lekpal has been suspended till date and notice of warning was severed to over 11,000 newly recruited Lekhpals. The protest of Lekhpals continued after their recent meeting with C... read..

130 students fall sick at Navodaya Vidyalaya after eating contaminated food

Lakhisarai | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST
At least 130 students studying at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Barhia in the district fell sick, four of them seriously after eating contaminated food last night. Sub divisional officer Murali Prasad said here that all 250 students, teachers, principal a... read..

Fortunate to get opportunity to prove myself: Ishaan Khatter

Mumbai |Friday, 2018 1:45:04 AM IST
Actor Ishaan Khatter who is all set for release of his forthcoming film 'Dhadak' feels fortunate that he got an opportunity to work in films similar to his family members.... read..

Affordable housing dominates Kolkata property market: ANAROCK

Kolkata | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST
ANAROCK Property Consultants' latest report, 'Kolkata: The Shining Star of the East', has analysed the city's major real estate trends and highlighted that affordable housing has gained significant traction in Kolkata. The state government has given a maj... read..

BJP-PDP alliance eliminated peace from J-K: Congress

New Delhi [India] | July 13, 2018 5:11:27 PM IST
After Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti warned the Centre of serious consequences if the latter tries to break her party, Congress on Friday said that the BJP-PDP alliance eliminated the peace from the state of Jammu and Kashmir.... read..

Fencer turned J&K Police Cop nominated as 'Khelo India Scheme' member

Jammu | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST
International fencer turned cop of Jammu and Kashmir Police has been nominated as member of 'Khelo India Scheme' launched by the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports. Rashid Ahmed Choudhary, a Sub Inspector rank officer serving in the state police, ... read..

Naveen appeals youths to donate blood and save life

Bhubaneswar | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST
Asserting that no one should die in Odisha for lack of blood, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today appealed to the people, particularly the youths to donate blood and save life. Addressing the panchayat representatives through video conference at the ''Ama... read..

US Senate backs non-binding measure seeking congressional tariff role

WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST
The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a non-binding motion on Wednesday backing an effort to give Congress a role in President Donald Trump's decisions to impose tariffs for national security reasons. The vote was 88-11 in favor of the non-binding mea... read..

Spiritual lady Manju Jain passes away, family donates her organs

Pune Jul 11 | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST
Spiritual lady Manju Mohanlal Jain passed away at Ruby Hospital here on Wednesday after a brief illness. She was 59. Manju, who spent her most of life in serving the poor and weaker section of society by helping them in various manners, had donated ... read..

Our main aim is to rejuvenate the party: Dinesh Rao

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | July 11, 2018 9:41:25 PM IST
Newly appointed Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President Dinesh Gundu Rao on Wednesday said that his main aim is to rejuvenate the party and will work as a bridge between the seniors and the youngsters.... read..

Gammon Infra arm terminates concession pact for Andhra Pradesh project

Mumbai | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST
Gammon Infrastructure Projects said that Rajahmundry Godavari Bridge (RGBL), a material unlisted subsidiary of the Company has, on July 9, 2018, served a notice of termination of the Concession Agreement in respect of its project for design, construction,... read..

Justice Iyer believed in Constitution's 'compassionate spirit': CJI

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 11:45:06 PM IST
Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra on Tuesday said late Supreme Court judge, Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer was the judge who "believed in the human and the compassionate spirit of the Indian Constitution".... read..

Provide compassionate marks to Pondy students too : SFI

Puducherry | Tuesday, Jul 10 2018 IST
Students Federation of India (SFI) today demanded the provision of compassionate marks to the Puducherry students who took the National Eligibility and Entrance Test(NEET) in Tamil. In a statement here on Tuesday, SFI State President Anand and Secreta... read..

Trump's Supreme Court pick tests vulnerable Senate Democrats

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Jul 10 2018 IST
It may soon become difficult to determine who sits in the hotter seat: U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh or Senate Democrats from conservative states who must decide whether they are jeopardizing their political careers b... read..

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court (Lead)

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 8:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has picked Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge with extensive legal credentials and a lengthy political record, to succeed Justice Anthony M. Kennedy in the Supreme Court.... read..

Give J&K Panthers Party chance, donate towards party fund: Harsh

Jammu | Tuesday, Jul 10 2018 IST
The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party on Tuesday asked people to give them a chance and donate towards party fund. ''We are committed to take the fight for Jammu to its logical conclusion,'' Chairman of JKNPP Harsh Dev Singh told reporters here. ... read..

Top U.S. Senate Democrat vows to fight Trump's Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Jul 10 2018 IST
The top U.S. Senate Democrat on Tuesday vowed an all-out fight against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as Judge Brett Kavanaugh headed to Capitol Hill seeking support, with Democrats aiming to seize on the confirmation battle ahead of the N... read..

Security forces eliminated over 100 terrorists in Kashmir so far

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 10 2018 IST
The security forces have killed more than 100 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir and Line of Control so far, including 27 foreign militants. The security forces that include army, CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir police killed 73 Kashmir valley-based terrorists s... read..

Two hundred water bodies to be rejuvenated in Delhi

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 10 2018 IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has planned to rejuvenate 200 water bodies in Delhi and improve landscapes around them. Mr Kejriwal, who is also the chairman of DJB, made this announcement after takin... read..

Donor donates Rs 1 Cr to TTDs SV Annaprasadam Trust

(Rptg | Tuesday, Jul 10 2018 IST
Hyderabad-based donor K Srinivas Rao, head of Sri Meenakshi Infrastructure Private Limited has donated Rs 1 crore to TTDs SV Annaprasadam Trust here on Tuesday. He has handed over the donation in the form of Demand Draft to TTD Public Relatio... read..

Unmanned gates in Tinsukia div eliminated

Guwahati | Tuesday, Jul 10 2018 IST
Reaching a step closure to the target of Indian Railways for the elimination of un-manned level crossing gates, Tinsukia Division of Northeast Frontier Railway has eliminated all un-manned level crossing gates with continuous and focussed efforts. It is... read..

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court

Washington DC [USA] | July 10, 2018 8:11:27 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump nominated appeal court judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.... read..
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