Press Trust Of India

  • IPL 7: A special knock is long overdue for Sehwag, says Balaji 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab's Glenn Maxwell might have overshadowed Virender Sehwag with three match-winning knocks so far in this Indian Premier League, but the team's senior pacer Laxmipathy Balaji feels a "special knock" is long overdue for the out-of-favour India opener. While the Australian stole the limelight with knocks...
  • Robert Pattinson not dating Katy Perry's friend 15 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: 'Twilight' star Robert Pattinson is not dating pop star Katy Perry's friend, Cleo Wade. Rumours have been running rampant that the 27-year-old actor is dating the stylist, reported E! online. "Cleo is one of Katy's best friends, so Rob has been spending time with their gang. It's early...
  • Congress will win more than ten seats in Punjab: Shakeel Ahmed 1 hour 18 minutes ago

    Ludhiana: Narendra Modi's visit to Punjab is not going to boost the poll prospects of SAD-BJP candidates as there is a "strong anti-incumbency" against Akali government in the state, Congress on Thursday said. All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Shakeel Ahmed also claimed that Congress will bag 10 out...
  • West Bengal number one in expenditure under 100-day scheme: Mamata 1 hour 30 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Quoting the Union Rural Development Ministry, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that West Bengal had emerged number one in terms of expenditure on employment generation under the 100-days work scheme. "West Bengal is now number one state in the country in terms of expenditure on employment generation...
  • Priyanka Gandhi to visit Amethi for two days from April 26 1 hour 30 minutes ago

    Congress star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi will tour the Lok Sabha constituency of her brother Rahul for two days from April 26. During her visit, she will hold roadshows and address meetings at several places, Chandrakant Dubey, representative of the Congress Vice-President said on Wednesday. ...
  • Gujarat no 'swarg', Modi only concerned about chair: Sonia Gandhi 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    Valsad: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday took on Narendra Modi on his home turf of Gujarat, saying the state was nowhere near "swarg" (heaven) as claimed by him, and accused the BJP's prime ministerial hopeful of being concerned only about his chair. Addressing her first election rally in Gujarat,...
  • AIFF launches academy certification programme 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    The All India Football Federation on Thursday launched the 'AIFF Academy Certification', which aims to set a standard of youth development in the country through a certification model. The AIFF has developed a set of criteria on which the academies will be assessed and certified and they will be given...
  • Congress demands FIR against Modi for 'violation' of model code 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress demanded registration of FIR against Narendra Modi dubbing as a "flagrant violation" of the model code telecast of his roadshow and his filing of nomination in Varanasi in 117 constituencies going to polls on Thursday. "We do not want just issuing of notice. We want action. FIR...
  • Murli Manohar Joshi congratulates Modi on filing nomination in Varanasi 1 hour 55 minutes ago

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi congratulated party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on filing his nomination Thursday in Varanasi and claimed his victory was certain in the temple town. "It is a matter of joy that party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is filing his nomination in Varanasi...I appeal...
  • DGCA panel suggests steps to avoid flight diversion due to fog 2 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to check fog-related diversions from IGI Airport, a DGCA panel has recommended several steps like upgrading of neighbouring alternative airports, meteorological facilities and runway radar coverage. It has recommended that airports near Delhi like Jaipur, Lucknow and Amritsar, should be upgraded to Category-IIIB level of...
  • Four journalists injured in poll related violence in Rajasthan 2 hours 12 minutes ago

    Four photojournalists and a driver were injured and their vehicle was damaged in an attack by villagers, while they were going to cover a clash which broke out when a group of 150 people forcibly tried to enter a polling booth in Satha village in Dausa district of Rajasthan. ITBP...
  • Sachin Tendulkar begins birthday by casting vote, wishes pour in 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The cricket fraternity on Thursday took to twitter to convey their wishes to the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, who started his 41st birthday by casting his vote in the general elections here. "I have voted, have you? A wonderful start to my birthday, as a responsible citizen of our great...
  • Google campuses in Bangalore, California to hold hackathon next month 2 hours 28 minutes ago

    Washington: A first-of-its-kind hackathon aimed at creating applications to empower communities in India with technology-based solutions to public service problems will be held next month at the Google campuses in Bangalore and California simultaneously. Non-profit Code for India, which inspires techies to volunteer their time and talent to the developing...
  • SC orders audit of Padmanabhaswamy temple under former CAG's watch 2 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the audit of Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple under the supervision of former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai. The order came after the apex court appointed Amicus Curie and former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanian had made some startling revelations in...
  • Three injured in clash between BJP, RLD supporters in Mathura 2 hours 42 minutes ago

    Three persons were injured following a clash between supporters of two political parties in Daulatpur village outside of a polling booth in the district, police said on Wednesday. Polling in underway in Mathura, where BJP candidate and actress Hema Malini is pitted against sitting MP from RLD Jayant Chaudhary, which...