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  • Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh aims for improvement in CWG 2014 11-07-2014 09:34 PM

    New Delhi: Following a disappointing World Cup campaign, Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh is not expecting anything miraculous from his wards in the upcoming Commonwealth Games and has set 'improvement' as the main objective in the quadrennial event. India finished a lowly ninth in the recent World...
  • Social media played key role in Lok Sabha polls: Rajnath Singh 11-07-2014 08:11 PM

    New Delhi: Social media has played a significant role in recent Lok Sabha elections and it will continue to do so in future, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. "There was an important role of social media in 2014 elections. It will continue to do so in future too....
  • DU asks department heads to expedite restructuring process 11-07-2014 07:11 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi University has asked heads of various departments to expedite the restructuring of undergraduate courses in the three-year format days after it had scrapped the controversial four-year programme. The Assistant Registrar of DU on Thursday instructed the concerned department heads to work in tandem with the Committee of...
  • 11,100 files destroyed, Mahatma Gandhi assassination records safe: MHA 11-07-2014 05:23 PM

    New Delhi: 11,000 files were destroyed as per Prime Minister Narendra Modi's orders to weed out files and papers but none of these related to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. Singh said that this in a suo motu statement in Rajya Sabha two...
  • Rapper Honey Singh buys team in World Kabaddi League, names it Yo Yo Tigers 11-07-2014 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: Star rapper, Yo Yo Honey Singh is the latest celebrity after actor Akshay Kumar to buy a team in the World Kabbadi League which is scheduled to be held in five different countries from August to December this year. "I like action-based sports and kabbadi is my favourite....
  • SC rejects PIL to quash Article 370 which gives special status to J&K 11-07-2014 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking quashing of Article 370 which gives special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The petition had said that the Constitution does not allow the benefits of Article 370 for a long term but it has...
  • Punjab: Familes of 39 Indians protest to bring back relatives from Iraq 11-07-2014 01:25 PM

    Chandigarh: Tense families of the 39 youth from Punjab who are in ISIS captivity in Iraq are more are holding a protest in Chandigarh. The relatives of the stranded Indians met Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday. They have claimed that the government is not doing enough to bring...
  • Two traffic police constables suspended for misbehaving with a woman 11-07-2014 08:41 AM

    Two traffic police constables were suspended for misbehaving with a woman on the Dabur crossing in Ghaziabad. According to police, the woman's car was hit by a another car on the Dabur crossing on July 9 evening and she asked for help from the traffic constables present there but they...
  • Congress decides to retain Prithviraj Chavan as Maharashtra CM 11-07-2014 08:35 AM

    Mumbai: Ending speculations of a change in leadership in Maharashtra post the deafening defeat of Congress in the Lok Sabha elections, the state party in-charge Mohan Prakash told CNN-IBN on Friday that Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will continue to hold the top position. Speaking to CNN-IBN Prakash said, "There will...
  • Anil Singh appointed Additional Solicitor General Western Zone 10-07-2014 09:21 PM

    Mumbai: The Union government has appointed senior advocate Anil Chandrabali Singh as Additional Solicitor General of India (Western Zone) in the Bombay High Court, replacing Kevic Setalvad. Singh's appointment as ASG for a three-year tenure was announced yesterday, according to a release issued on Thursday. As a lawyer in the...
  • Raman Singh praises general budget, welcomes proposal to set up IIT in Chhattisgarh 10-07-2014 07:52 PM

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday praised the general budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, saying it was a great beginning of 'the good days'. He also welcomed the announcement to set up Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chhattisgarh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union Government's maiden budget,...
  • Uttarakhand BJP calls budget development-oriented; Cong criticises 10-07-2014 07:48 PM

    Describing the Narendra Modi government's first budget as historic and development- oriented, Uttarakhand BJP on Thursday called it useful for the state. "Through this budget, an effort has been made to turn promises made by Modi in his nearly 5,000 pre-election meetings to different sections of society into a reality,"...
  • Snapshot: Sonakshi Sinha gives a sneak peek into her new look in Honey Singh's upcoming video 'Superstar' 10-07-2014 04:33 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha will be seen in a new stylish look a la Jennifer Lopez for a video titled 'Superstar', which she has shot for star rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh's upcoming album. If a source is to be believed, it is not just a video."It is an eight...
  • Paris-based filmmaker Vijay Singh to make a film on Indian soldiers' love stories from World War I 10-07-2014 09:51 AM

    New Delhi: Heart-warming stories, including romantic ones, about Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War as part of the British Army, culled from archives and personal testimonies, feature in a new documentary. The upcoming feature-length film 'Mademoiselle France Pleure' (Miss France is in tears) attempts to piece together...
  • India earned euro 40 million launching foreign satellites 09-07-2014 11:35 PM

    Chennai: India has earned around 40 million euros launching 15 foreign satellites from 2011 till date, Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Jitendra Singh - who is also minister for Earth sciences, department of atomic energy...
  • No hint from Centre to quit Kerala Governor post: Sheila Dikshit 09-07-2014 08:15 PM

    New Delhi: Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday denied receiving any hint from the Centre to quit and said she was not aware of any move to transfer her out of Thiruvananthapuram Rajbhavan. "No", she said when asked whether she was sounded by anyone in the Central government to put...
  • Cong holds protest demanding CBI probe, Chouhan's resignation over MPPSC scam 09-07-2014 06:58 PM

    Congress workers on Wednesday staged a protest seeking a probe by CBI into the alleged Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) examination and recruitment scam and resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in this regard. Congress workers, led by the state unit Congress president Arun Yadav, tried to walk...
  • DVC employees ignore request for talks, go ahead with stir 09-07-2014 05:59 PM

    Employees of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) on Wednesday went ahead with their agitation despite the management's invitation for discussions on their charter of demands. Leaders of DVC Shramik Union turned down the offer by DVC's HRD Officer KK Singh to visit Kolkata for talks on the pretext that "it was...
  • JD(U), RJD, Congress demanded Giriraj Singh's arrest and termination of Parliament membership 09-07-2014 05:04 PM

    JD(U), RJD and Congress Legislators on Wednesday created ruckus in both Houses of Bihar Legislature over recovery of Rs 1.14 crore, 600 US dollars and ornaments stolen from the house of BJP MP Giriraj Singh and demanded his arrest and termination of Parliament membership alleging it as "black money". As...
  • Rajnath orders probe into IB report leak on Greenpeace 09-07-2014 04:16 PM

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the leak of Intelligence Bureau (IB) report on NGO Greenpeace. As per the order, Delhi Police will investigate the leak of IB report. In June an Intelligence Bureau report called Greenpeace a threat to national economic security....
  • Chhattisgarh government reduces rate of interest on higher education loans to 1 per cent 09-07-2014 03:38 PM

    The Chhattisgarh government has reduced the rate of interest on higher education loan given to youth in the state from four per cent to one per cent. As per the promise made by Chief Minister Raman Singh during assembly polls, the rate of interest on higher education has been reduced...
  • Congress creates ruckus in MP assembly on lawyers strike, demands reply from BJP 09-07-2014 03:30 PM

    Congress members on Wednesday created a ruckus in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on the on-going strike by lawyers in Indore district and demanded an immediate reply from the ruling BJP government on the issue. The matter was raised by Jeetu Patwari (Congress) during Zero hour stating that judicial work in...
  • BJP activists celebrate Shah's elevation 09-07-2014 03:03 PM

    BJP activists broke into celebrations on Wednesday after Amit Shah, who led the party to victory in the Lok Sabha election in Uttar Pradesh, was named the party's new national president. As soon as the announcement was made by outgoing BJP president and Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi,...
  • Dhoni optimistic India can banish away-day blues 09-07-2014 01:36 PM

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes his largely youthful side can put their miserable away record behind them as they prepare for their first five-Test series in England in 55 years. Dhoni's men haven't won a Test outside of India since they beat the West Indies at Kingston, Jamaica, in June 2011...
  • PM Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah named BJP President 09-07-2014 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah was on Wednesday named as the Bharatiya Janata Party President after the party's Parliamentary Board met to nominate him. Modi's most trusted lieutenant is now in-charge of the organisation. Amit Shah started his political career with the youth wing of...
  • Indian soldiers' love stories during World War I in new film 09-07-2014 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: Heartwarming stories, including romantic ones, about Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War as part of the British Army, culled from archives and personal testimonies, feature in a new documentary. The upcoming feature-length film "Mademoiselle France Pleure" (Miss France is in tears) attempts to piece together...
  • 'Finding Fanny' trailer: 5 oddballs go looking for their friend's lost love in this whimsical satire by Homi Adajania 09-07-2014 11:26 AM

    The wait is finally over! The trailer for Homi Adajania's latest film 'Finding Fanny' was released in the wee hours of Tuesday. Starring Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapur, the film revolves around these five oddball characters, set in the backdrop of picturesque Goa. The...
  • Chhattisgarh CM welcomes Narendra Modi government's first rail budget 09-07-2014 10:36 AM

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday welcomed the Narendra Modi government's first rail budget, saying it contains several pro-passenger initiatives. He also welcomed the announcement of two trains for the BJP-ruled state - Nagpur-Bilaspur high speed train and Hapa-Bilaspur weekly. "I congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railway Minister...
  • Rail Budget remarkable, will put Railways back on track: BJP 08-07-2014 11:46 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday hailed the first Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government as "revolutionary" and "remarkable" that will put the Railways back on track with priorities on safety, hygiene and speed. Describing the Rail Budget as "remarkable" in many ways, party President and Home Minister Rajnath Singh...
  • Punjab: CM Badal describes Railway budget as 'growth oriented' 08-07-2014 07:54 PM

    Chandigarh: Hailing the Railway Budget, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday described it as "growth oriented" and "passenger friendly", saying its proposals will propel all round development and prosperity in the country. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brainchild to introduce bullet trains in the country would put India...