Disruption hurts opposition more than Govt: President Mukherjee

Parliament bids farewell to outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI In his farewell address at Central Hall of Parliament today, President Pranab Mukherjee said that if Parliament fails to discharge its law making role or enacts laws without discussion, it breaches the trust reposed in it by the people. Mr Mukherjee said … Continue reading Disruption hurts opposition more than Govt: President Mukherjee

Women World Cup 2017 Final: England Beat India By 9 Runs, Clinch Title

An impressive effort by Punam Raut (86) and Harmanpreet Kaur (51) could not help India as England beat India by nine runs in the ICC Women’s World Cup, on Sunday, at Lord’s. Losing Smirti Mandhana for a duck and then Mithali Raj for 17, India stuttered in their run-chase. However patient batting from Punam and … Continue reading Women World Cup 2017 Final: England Beat India By 9 Runs, Clinch Title

Farewell speech by President of India at Central Hall of Parliament

As I retire from the Office of the President of the Republic, my association with the Parliament also comes to an end. I will no longer be a part of the Parliament of India. It will be with a tinge of sadness and a rainbow of memories that I will be leaving this magnificent building … Continue reading Farewell speech by President of India at Central Hall of Parliament

IRCTC forms new catering policy to improve food quality in trains

  AMN / NEW DELHI Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) has formed a new catering policy by unbundling, the process to seperate food distribution and cooking, of the current catering services on trains. This comes after the Comptroller and auditor general (CAG) released a report criticising the food served in stations and … Continue reading IRCTC forms new catering policy to improve food quality in trains

Hong Kong raises alert as Typhoon Roke approaches

Hong Kong is bracing for Typhoon Roke with winds reaching 73 km per hour, forcing authorities to shut some services and events in the Asian financial hub. The Hong Kong Observatory this morning raised its typhoon signal to 8, one of its highest warnings which rate typhoons up to 10, as Roke is expected to … Continue reading Hong Kong raises alert as Typhoon Roke approaches

Syrian regime carries out air strikes near Damascus

WEB DESK Syrian regime carried out air strikes on one of the last rebel strongholds near capital Damascus on Sunday, said a human rights monitoring group. The raids come a day after Syrian army declared a ceasefire in parts of the besieged enclave on the outskirts of the capital. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human … Continue reading Syrian regime carries out air strikes near Damascus

14 killed, 26 wounded as bus veers off road in Afganistan

At least 14 people were killed and twenty-six others wounded when a bus veered off the road and overturned in northern Baghlan province in Afghanistan today. A spokesman for the Baghlan governor, Mahmood Haqmal, said the bus was travelling from the capital Kabul to northern Mazar province. Haqmal said that an investigation into the crash … Continue reading 14 killed, 26 wounded as bus veers off road in Afganistan

NEET question paper to be same for all languages: Govt

AMN Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar has said, question paper for the all India medical entrance examination, NEET, for all languages will now be same. Mr Javadekar told reporters in Kolkata yesterday that vernacular question papers for NEET will be mere translation of the question paper in English. He was replying to a … Continue reading NEET question paper to be same for all languages: Govt

आप के 20 विधायकों के भविष्य को लेकर अटकलों का बाजार गर्म

नयी दिल्ली श्री रामनाथ कोविंद के देश का नया राष्ट्रपति चुने जाने के साथ ही लाभ के पद के आरोप में फंसे दिल्ली के 20 विधायकों के भविष्य का फैसला जल्दी होने की अटकलें जोर पकड़ने लगी है। चुनाव आयोग के समक्ष लाभ के पद के विधायकों का मामला पिछलें कई महीनों से विचाराधीन है। … Continue reading आप के 20 विधायकों के भविष्य को लेकर अटकलों का बाजार गर्म

BJP को मजबूत बनाने वाले विस्तारकों को सुविधा उपलब्ध कराने पर विचार

जयपुर भारतीय जनता पार्टी के राष्ट्रीय अध्यक्ष अमित शाह ने विस्तारकों से राष्ट्रीय स्वयं सेवक संघ (आरएसएस) की तर्ज पर संगठन को मजबूत बनाने का आह्वान करते हुये संकेत दिये कि इस कार्य में जुटे विस्तारकों को सुविधा भी उपलब्ध करायी जायेगी। श्री शाह ने अपने राजस्थान प्रवास के अंतिम दिन आज पार्टी मुख्यालय में … Continue reading BJP को मजबूत बनाने वाले विस्तारकों को सुविधा उपलब्ध कराने पर विचार