Kenya: Opposition alleges massive fraud in Presidential polls

Kenyaian opposition leader and Presidential candidate Raila Odinga claimed massive fraud during Tuesday’s Presidential polls. However, the country’s Electoral Commission has denied opposition claims that IT system had been hacked in order to manipulate the poll results. Chief electoral officer Ezra Chiloba told media that the systems were not compromised at any point. He said … Continue reading Kenya: Opposition alleges massive fraud in Presidential polls

North Korea risks destruction if it starts war: US Defense Chief

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said that North Korea risks annihilation if it starts a war. He told Pyongyang yesterday that it must end its pursuit of nuclear weaponry. Mattis said North Korea should avoid actions that could usher in the end of its regime and the destruction of its people. The Pentagon chief … Continue reading North Korea risks destruction if it starts war: US Defense Chief

NCERT launches Web Portal for supply of NCERT Textbooks

AMN Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Upendra Kushwaha launched the NCERT’s Web portal for supply of textbooks to schools and individuals at a function in New Delhi yesterday. The portal will ensure better distribution of textbooks across the country and address the concerns of schools and parents, regarding unavailability of textbooks. The … Continue reading NCERT launches Web Portal for supply of NCERT Textbooks

Madras HC extends stay on Centre’s order regulating cattle trade

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has extended its stay against the Central Government order regulating cattle trade in the country until further orders. Hearing a batch of petitions against the May 23 order by the Union Government that put restrictions on cattle trade for slaughter, the court granted an interim stay of … Continue reading Madras HC extends stay on Centre’s order regulating cattle trade

Qatar scraps visit visa requirements for 80 nationalities

WEB DESK Qatar has announced scrapping of visa requirements for visitors from 80 countries including India to host the Football World Cup 2022. Under the new policy announced by Qatar Airways and authorities yesterday, citizens of 33 mostly European countries can enter without a visa for 90 days in single or multiple trips during a … Continue reading Qatar scraps visit visa requirements for 80 nationalities

Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari to demit office today

Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will demit his office today and Vice President elect M Venakiah Naidu will take oath of the office tomorrow. Mr Ansari, a former diplomat, was first elected for the post on 10th August 2007 and took charge on 11th August 2007. He was reelected for the second term on 7th … Continue reading Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari to demit office today

Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital

File photo The great Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was on Wednesday evening discharged from Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. Actor, who was admitted to the hospital last week, showed considerable improvement after struggling with dehydration, kidney dysfunction and urinary tract infection. 94-year-old veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to the hospital last week, showed … Continue reading Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital

Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Vice President Hamid Ansari

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Rajya Sabha today bids farewell to Vice President M Hamid Ansari as member after members laud him for his wisdom and impartiality. Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded his valuable contributions in conducting the proceedings of the Upper House during his 10-year-long tenure. Speaking on the occasion of demitting Office of … Continue reading Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Vice President Hamid Ansari