New Delhi, May 23 : Teachers were the most important factor in nation building, said President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday
New Delhi, May 23 : Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President M Hamid Ansari greeted Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday over successfully flight tested India's first winged body aerospace vehicle operating in hypersonic flight regime.
Tehran, May 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said 'history has been created' as Iran, India and Afghanistan signed the agreement on the establishment of a Trilateral Transport and Transit Corridor during his visit to Tehran.
Kolkata, May 23 : Santoor legend Pdt Tarun Bhattacharya, after a stupendous performance at University of Montreal with percussion guru Hindole Majumdar moves to Ashland in the West Coast on May 28 followed by grand finale at Portland, ended his 2 weeks concert tour of USA.
On May 17, 2016, 13 persons, including 11 cadres of the Federal Alliance, an alliance of 30 ethnic and Madhesi parties formed on July 31, 2015, and two Policemen, were injured when Police clashed with the demonstrators outside Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's residence at Baluwatar in the national capital, Kathmandu. On May 15 and May 16, the Alliance had picketed Singha Durbar (Lion's Palace, which houses the Prime Minister's and other Government offices) as part of its protest program to pressure the Government to meet their demands, which include provisions for proportional representation and rewriting of the newly promulgated Constitution of September 20, 2015.
New Delhi, May 23 : The Indian Navy on Monday commissioned the highly maneuverable Fast Attack Craft INS Tarmugli at the hands of Vice Admiral HCS Bisht AVSM, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command at a formal ceremony held at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam.
Lucknow, May 23 : In one of the biggest outreach efforts by the BJP in Uttar Pradesh after the 2014 general elections, 45 union ministers, including from allied parties, and central leaders will be visiting the state on May 26, which will be elebrated as 'Vikas Parv' to mark two years of the Narendra Modi government, a party leader said.
New Delhi, May.23 : In a major relief to the residents of the national capital, temperature fell by more than 10 degrees in Delhi and surrounding area after dust storms followed by rains hit the region on Monday evening.
Tehran, May 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday departed from Tehran for New Delhi at the conclusion of his two-day visit to Iran, saying the outcomes "will positively impact" bilateral ties.
Kurukshetra (Haryana), May 23 : A lower-caste man, who allegedly faced discrimination in completing his wedding rituals, married his bride under police protection at Bhusthala village in Haryana's Kurukshetra district on Monday.
New Delhi, May 23 : Embassy of France in association with Amity School of Foreign Languages (ASFL) and Centre international d'etudes pedagogiques (CIEP), France started five day "French Teachers' Training Programme" at University Campus, Sector-125, Noida.
Bijnour (Uttar Pradesh), May.23 : A leopard was captured by locals in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district on Monday, days after it created panic in the area.
Karnal (Haryana), May.23 : At least 30 baby cobras were recovered from a house in Haryana Karnal on Sunday.
Hyderabad, May. 23 : Alert employees of a zoo in Hyderabad yesterday safely rescued a man who fell into a lion's enclosure after getting drunk.
New Delhi, May 23 : Taking a serious note of the humiliating debacle in Assam and Kerala, senior Congress leader Kishore Chandra Dev on Monday said there is growing dissatisfaction among the cadres, who think the grand old party is promoting only those capable of raising funds.
India and Iran's friendship is as "old as history", said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tehran on Monday, emphasising the social connections "through art and architecture, ideas and traditions, and culture and commerce". A more wider and abiding testimony to the long and close relation is through language. Ever wonder from where words like 'seb', 'sabzi', 'mez', 'dehati', 'kulfi', paneer', 'barfi', 'shaadi' and so on came?
Tehran, May 22 : India on Monday signed 12 agreements with Iran, including a pact to develop the strategic Chabahar port on the Persian Gulf nation's southern coast.
New Delhi, May 23 : The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has claimed that a recent study conducted in Delhi by its Pollution Monitoring Laboratory (PML) has revealed that one of urban India's staple food products - the bread that we buy off the shelves - could be laced with toxic chemicals that are serious health hazards.
New Delhi, May 23 : After having consulted the states affected by drought this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to shortly announce several long-term measures to tackle the problem, official sources said here on Monday.
Shimla, May.23 : A major fire broke out at a shopping cum residential complex in Shimla on Monday.
Agartala (Tripura), May 23 : Activists affiliated with student outfits of various political parties staged protests against alleged irregularities in Tripura Higher Secondary (+2) Science results, announced by Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE).
Ayodhya/New Delhi, May 23 : The Bajrang Dal is conducting its annual self-defence camp in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya city wherein cadres are trained to use rifles, swords and sticks so that they can 'protect the Hindus.
Kurukshetra (Haryana), May 23 : In a shocking incident of caste discrimination, a Dalit groom in Haryana's Kurukshetra district has been allegedly stopped from riding a horse cart in his wedding ceremony by the upper caste people.
New Delhi, May 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated J. Jayalalithaa on her inauguration as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the sixth term.
New Delhi, May 23 : The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday the Italian government's plea for relaxation of bail conditions of its marine, Sergeant Major Salvatore Girone, so that he can return to his country.
New Delhi, May.23 : The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Enforcement Directorate to submit all the documents in a sealed cover, related to the search conducted at the residence of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who has been accused in a money laundering case.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), May 23 : Expressing concern over the murders of three policemen in Srinagar in a militant attack, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday called on the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti-led Government to move quickly to reassure residents and visitors of Srinagar.
New Delhi, May 23 : the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), which successfully flight tested Indias first winged body aerospace vehicle operating in hypersonic flight regime today, acknowledge the support of Indian coast guard and National Institute of Ocean technology (NIOT) for the mid sea wind measurement and shipborne telemetry respectively in this mission.
Sriharikota, May 23 : Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), on Monday, successfully flight tested India's first winged body aerospace vehicle operating in hypersonic flight regime.
New Delhi, May 23 : The fight between Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi and Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani took turn for the worse as the two ladies had a 'no hold barred' exchange on Twitter, regarding Congress VP Rahul Gandhi and Irani's security.
New Delhi/Kathmandu, May 23 : A 34-year-old Australian woman reportedly died on Saturday, while descending Mt. Everest, according to reports.
New Delhi, May 23 : Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi at her official 10, Janpath residence here to discuss the results of the recent Kerala Assembly polls where the party-led UDF faced a major setback.
New Delhi, May 23 : Taking a dig at the party high command over the crushing defeat in the recent assembly elections in Kerala, Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Satyavrat Chaturvedi on Monday sparked off a row by saying that the party does not need cosmetic surgery but 'cardiac surgery' if it nurtures hopes of delivering electoral wins in the future.
New Delhi, May 23 : With the Congress failing to make any significant mark in the recently concluded assembly polls in four states and one union territory, Union Mines and Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said the grand old party has gradually become irrelevant to the nation and will be wiped out in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as well.
Imphal, May 23 : Lai Haraoba is retracing its glory. This Manipuri festival of sylvan gods had somewhat lost its soul, influenced by modernism. But efforts are on to revive the ancient rituals in their purest form.
New Delhi, May 23 : The government on Monday barred Indians from travelling to Libya in view of the security situation in the North African country.
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), May 23 : India on Monday successfully tested its home-grown winged reusable launch vehicle (RLV), demonstrating its space technology prowess, a senior official said.
New Delhi, May 23 : The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday a plea by the Italian government seeking the relaxation of bail conditions of its marine, Sergeant Major Salvatore Girone, so that he can return to his country.
One of the fondest memories of my early teenage days was scrounging for music CDs at stores. At that time, I was completely oblivious about the internet and didn't even own a computer. The notion of high-speed online music streaming and searching for music on smartphone apps was still like a dystopian dream.
New Delhi, May 23 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful test of the RLV-TD, here today.
New Delhi, May 23 : Ecstatic with the historic win in Assam, Union Mines and Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) achieved this feat in the north-east state courtesy the policies and organisational strategies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah.
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), May 23 : Referring to the ongoing controversy over chanting of vedic mantras while performing Yoga, vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari's wife Salma Ansari on Monday said that there is nothing wrong in saying 'Om'.
New Delhi, May 23 : Heaping praises on the scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for successfully launching India's first indigenous space shuttle RLV-TD, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the launch was the result of the industrious efforts by them.
Guwahati, May 23 : In Assam, more than two crore LPG consumers have joined the ambitious PAHAL scheme which was introduced in the state from January 1 last year.
New Delhi, May 23 : A search operation was launched to locate two Indian trekkers Paresh Nath and Goutam Ghosh who went missing on Mount Everest since Saturday.
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), May 23 : India on Monday successfully tested home-grown winged reusable launch vehicle (RLV) as a mini-shuttle and demonstrated its space technology prowess, a senior official said.
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), May 23 : India launched its maiden indigenous winged Reusable Launch Vehicle, RLV from Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh today.
Sriharikota, May 23 : India's first ever indigenous space satellite launch vehicle - Re-usable Launch Vehicle - Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD) - was launched from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Monday, reports said.
New Delhi, May 22 : Close on the heels of party leader Digvijaya Singh mooting "surgery" in the Congress that suffered major setback in assembly polls, another party leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Sunday suggested that new plans should include revamping the Congress Working Committee itself.
New Delhi, May 22 : The Congress on Sunday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what it said was his "silence" on every important issue and said his government's performance in the last two years has been "disastrous".
Tehran, May 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here on Sunday on a two-day visit to Iran, promised a large-scale celebration of Guru Gobind Singh's 350th birth anniversary.
Imphal, May 22 : Six troopers were killed when an Assam Rifles convoy was ambushed on Sunday in Manipur's Chandel district by insurgents of the Corcom, the apex body of six proscribed underground organisations, officials said.
Panaji, May 22 : Aam Aadmi Party convenor -- and Delhi Chief Minister -- Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and the ruling BJP of "cheating" the Goan electorate and failing to nail mining magnates accused in the Rs.35,000 crore illegal mining scam.
Guwahati, May 22 : : Assam Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya on Sunday invited BJP, AGP and BPF to form the next government in Assam after the three partners staked their claim.
Tehran, May 22 : Reaching Iran for his two-day visit to the nation, Indian Prime Minister offered prayers at the Bhai Ganga Singh Sabha Gurudwara here on Sunday.
Muscat, May 22 : Defence Manohar Parrikar, accompanied by a high level delegation, visited Oman from May 20-22 at the invitation of Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs of Oman Bader Bin Saud Bin Harib Al Busaidi, during which four memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and a protocol were signed between the two nations.
New Delhi, May 22 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday expressed grief over killing of six jawans including an officer of the Assam Rifles in an encounter with terrorists in Manipur's Chandel district.
Muscat, May 22 : India and Oman have signed an MoU on defence cooperation among others during Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's visit to the Gulf country, an official statement said on Sunday.
New Delhi, May 22 : Buoyed by her appointment as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and BJP's chief ministerial candidate for the 2015 Delhi Assembly election Kiran Bedi on Sunday said that she was she was extremely grateful to the Central Government for giving her such a wonderful opportunity.
Guwahati, May 22 : BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday met Assam Governor P.B. Acharya here and staked claim to forming the next government by his party and its allies in the state.