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  • BJP asks MPs to aggressively defend Land Ordinance, highlight Gujarat model April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday asked all its MPs to aggressively defend the Land Ordinance. In the BJP's Parliamentary Party meet, MPs were also told to highlight the Gujarat model while defending the Land Ordinance. The party discussed the strategy on the Land Ordinance, a day after Congress...
  • Australian model killed in Iraq fighting for IS April 17, 2015

    In a shocking trend worldover, young men and women are leaving their homes to join terror group Islamic State. An Australian model has been killed in Iraq fighting for IS. His parents said that he left home in 2014 telling them that he was going camping while he traveled to...
  • My model of governance better than PM Modi's: Arvind Kejriwal April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his "people-centric" model of governance was better than Prime Minister Narendra Modi's model that he alleged was centred around a "handful" of the country's rich. Stressing that he was focusing on governance and not internal fights in Aam Aadmi Party, Kejriwal...
  • YouTube reportedly planning a paid video service March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Google's YouTube is reportedly planning to launch its own monthly subscription video service for the best original content on its site. The video-site is said to be exploring the prospects of a VOD service that will be ad-free and stream certain video content that's part of the program. A...
  • Delhi: 18-year-old sexually assaults woman at Model Town metro station February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Just a day after the Arvind Kejriwal government was sworn in, a woman was sexually assaulted at a metro station in Delhi. What is more horrifying is that the incident happened at a place where over a dozen CCTV cameras were installed which is monitored by CISF. Delhi Metro...
  • Every city should draft vision document for next 10 years, says Venkaiah Naidu February 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Grants for states and municipal corporations in the area of urban development will depend on their rating and performance, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday even as he asked every city to prepare a vision document for the coming 10 years based on what he termed was...
  • AAP complains to EC against Kiran Bedi for violating model code of conduct February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday filed complaint to the Election Commission against Bharatiya Janata Party chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi for violating the model code of conduct in Krishna Nagar. AAP alleged that Bedi held padhyatra and asked for votes in the constituency. The BJP defended her saying it's a...
  • Delhi polls: EC now starts monitoring press conferences January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: With much heat being generated during the ongoing Delhi Assembly poll campaign, the Election Commission has started monitoring even the press conferences by various political parties, in addition to public meetings and rallies. EC representatives will attend press conferences to check what is spoken there and if anything may...
  • Sam Smith praises Taylor Swift as a 'role model' January 28, 2015

    London: Singer Sam Smith, who is gearing up for his first Grammy Awards both as a performer and as a nominee, has called Taylor Swift as a "role model" for many pop stars. In an interview with GQ magazine, the 22-year-old said he wishes to be the "biggest star in the...
  • Delhi elections: Over 110 FIRs lodged against political parties for violating model code January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: As many as 111 FIRs have so far been registered against different political parties for violating the model code of conduct in the run up to Delhi Assembly elections. According to the office of Delhi Chief Electoral Officer, out of 111 FIRs, 48 have been lodged against Aam...
  • 'Temper': Puri Jagannadh signs Canadian-Moroccan model Nora Fatehi for an item song December 7, 2014

    Puri Jagannadh's films are always known for their sizzling item numbers. Puri selects his item girls with lot of care and precision. The ace director has roped in Canadian model of Moroccan origin, Nora Fatehi for his latest film 'Temper', starring NT Rama Rao Jr. Nora Fatehi has been recently...
  • RSS calls for creating universally acceptable education model November 26, 2014

    Nagpur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has called for creating a new education model acceptable to all, drawing from India's rich ancient past when the country was a great centre of learning. People are not happy with the education system and there is a worldwide view that the ways of teaching and...
  • 3D-printed model to help treat complex heart disorders November 20, 2014

    Washington: A 3-dimensional printed model of the heart, combined with standard medical images, may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, scientists say. Most heart surgeons use 2D images taken by X-ray, ultrasound and MRI for surgical planning. However, these images may not reveal complex structural complications in...
  • Sonia, Rahul adopt villages under Modi's 'Model Village scheme' November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To the glee perhaps of the ruling BJP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday one village each under Model Village Scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently. While Sonia adopted Uruva village in Rae Bareilly, Rahul adopted Jagdishpur village in Amethi. Rae Bareilly and...
  • Sonia Gandhi adopts Rae Bareli' Uruva village under PM Modi's 'Model Village Scheme' November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday adopted a village called Uruva in Jagatpur block of Rae Bareli under Model Village Scheme. While confirming the reports, sources within the Congress said that adopting a scheme does not mean endorsing it. They said that this is not an endorsement of...
  • J&K polls: Model code violations would be seriously dealt with, says EC November 7, 2014

    Jammu: In view of the ongoing assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Election Commission said the cases of violation of the Model Code of Conduct in any form would be seriously dealt with. "Since the elections were declared, we received many complaints regarding violations of code of conduct and...
  • Photos: When Maharashtra's CM-elect Devendra Fadnavis was a model for Nagpur's garment store October 29, 2014

    Maharashtra's CM-elect Devendra Fadnavis once had other interests apart from politics. The 44-year-old minister who has been the President of BJP's Maharashtra unit was once a model for a garment store in Nagpur.Photographer Vivek Ranade revealed that he roped Fadnavis for his clients a long time ago. The minister's friends...
  • Notice to Sharmila Tagore, Saif Ali Khan for violation of Model Code Of Conduct October 18, 2014

    Chandigarh: On the directions of Election Observer Ajai Shankar Pandey, notice for violation of Model Code Of Conduct has been issued to Bollywood veteran Sharmila Tagore and her son Saif Ali Khan by the Returning officer-cum-SDM of Pataudi, Virender Chaudhary. They have been accused of using loud speaker and organising...
  • Congress complains to EC against Marathi channels' retelecast of PM Modi's Madison Square speech October 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The Congress has approached the Election Commission after some Marathi channels on Sunday night retelecast Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Gardens in New York. The Maharashtra state unit has sent letters to the state and central election commissions complaining this is a violation of model code...
  • PM Modi to launch MP model village scheme on Saturday October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: An ambitious village development project under which each MP will take the responsibility of developing physical and institutional infrastructure in three villages by 2019 will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The goal is to develop three adarsh grams or model villages by March 2019, of which...
  • Tesla unveils new Model S electric sedan variant with 'autopilot' features October 10, 2014

    Hawthorne: Tesla Motors on Thursday took its first step toward automated driving, unveiling features that will allow its electric sedan to park itself and sense dangerous situations. The company also said it will roll out an all-wheel drive option of the Model S sedan that can go from zero to 60...
  • Complainant withdraws plea against Paraskar's pre-arrest bail October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai-based model who has filed a complaint of rape against former deputy inspector general of police Sunil Paraskar on Thursday withdrew her application seeking cancellation of his pre-arrest bail. "The victim today withdrew the cancellation application that she had filed after her former lawyer was allegedly threatened by a...
  • Maharashtra polls: Gadkari promises voters 'saris, shirts'; EC issues notice October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday issued a show cause notice to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for "statements to the effect of inducing the voters to take bribe" during campaigning in Maharashtra assembly polls. Holding that the statements prima facie violated the provisions of the Model Code of Conduct,...
  • Congress moves EC against Modi's AIR address, alleges violation of model code of conduct October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on All India Radio which was aired on Friday, October 3. The Congress alleged that it was a violation of model code of conduct as two...
  • Schedule for Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly elections September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The crucial Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana will be held on October 15, announced Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Friday. It will be a single phased election in both the states and counting of votes will take place on October 19. While Haryana has 90 Assembly seats,...
  • Andhra Pradesh panel on new capital to tour Asian nations to study models September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: After completing tours in the country, members of a special committee set up by the Andhra Pradesh Government to study various models for building the new capital of the State, will visit Singapore, Malaysia and China as part of their assignment. The panel, headed by Municipal Administration and Urban Development...
  • Himachal Pradesh student's bullet train model selected for nationallevel exhibition September 12, 2014

    Shimla: A Himachal Pradesh student has created a bullet train model that has been selected for a nationallevel exhibition, a school official said on Friday. Shilpa, a class 10 student in Government Senior Secondary School at Sudhial near Nadaun in Hamirpur district, has prepared the bullet train model that is based...
  • Mathematical model coming up to forewarn of floods, landslides September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A year after the devastating deluge in Uttarakhand, Central Water Commission (CWC) is developing mathematical models to "quickly" assess the extent of damage landslides may cause in the Himalayan states of the country. These models would come in handy to forewarn residents of localities which fall in the vicinity...
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal says Modi has the drive and vision for a better India September 3, 2014

    Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal in an interview to CNNIBN said that majority people back Prime Minister Narendra Modi's growth. "PM Modi is replicating the Gujarat Model at a national level," said Badal. ...
  • Modi's Gujarat model inspires the Centre, states and Pakistan September 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: As he completes 100 days in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi slowly seems to be bringing to the centre the much talked about Gujarat model of development. More states are looking to imitate its growth trajectory including neighbouring countries and even Pakistan. The 7000odd residents of North Gujarat's Punsari...