Celebrate pollution-free Diwali, says President


New Delhi, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday urged people to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali and he and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu greeted the nation on the occasion.”Let us resolve to celebrate Diwali in a clean and pollution-free manner as well as build a healthy, prosperous and sensitive nation and society,” Kovind said in

BJP releases list of all 68 candidates for Himachal assembly poll

BJP releases list of all 68 candidates for Himachal assembly poll

S. Korean, Japanese, US diplomats discuss N.Korean threat

Seoul, Oct 18, Senior diplomats from South Korea, Japan and the US met in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss and take a coordinated stance towards the threats posed by North Korea’s weapons tests.After the trilateral meeting concludes, South Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam is scheduled to hold a joint press conference with his counterparts,

Cong candidates First list of Cong candidates for Himachal polls likely today

The first list of Congress candidates for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections is likely to be out on Wednesday after a meeting of the central election committee headed by party chief Sonia Gandhi. Sources in the party said the central election committee (CEC) is likely to meet at 10, Janpath, residence of the Congress president.

Modi visits Gujarat, says, GST collective decision of all parties

Gandhinagar, Oct 16, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asserted that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime was a collective decision of all political parties and state governments and that the Centre was only a small part in the decision-making process.Addressing a massive gathering of party workers here, Modi said in Gujarati that all

Rabri skips ED summons for third time in IRCTC case
Rabri skips ED summons for third time in IRCTC case

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad’s wife and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi on Monday skipped the ED summons for the third time in connection with alleged irregularities in a 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract case.The Enforcement Directorate on October 11, had summoned Rabri Devi after she failed to appear before it last Wednesday.A day before

No cases against farmers for stubble burning, says Punjab CM

Chandigarh, October 15 Lambasting the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for misleading people with false allegations against his government, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday made it clear that no cases were being registered against farmers reported to be resorting to stubble burning.The Chief Minister, while vowing to implement the government’s farm loan waiver scheme with

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India issues yet another medical visa to Pakistani patient

New Delhi, Oct 15, India on Sunday issued yet another medical visa to a Pakistani woman seeking an urgent liver transplant.”We are giving Visa for the liver transplant surgery of Ms.Farzana Ijaz in India,” External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted in reply to a request from M. Mohsin who describes himself as “a political student

Congress Hindu candidate retains Gurdaspur parliament after 46 year

Pardeep Luthra Gurdaspur, October 15:-Though the Indian National Congress party has won the Gurdaspur Parliament by election with a huge margin of 1,93,223 votes but the congress Hindu candidate has retained seat after a big gap of 46 years when Parbodh Chander (father of former Union Minister of Law Ashwani Kumar) who defeated Mohan Lal

Modi to address Gujarat BJP workers tomorrow

Ahmedabad, Oct 15: Modi address Gujarat BJP workers tomorrow. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit his home state Gujarat tomorrow and address a gathering of BJP workers at a village near Gandhinagar, a senior leader of the party’s state unit said here today. The prime minister is scheduled to address a gathering at the

Anil Sharma joins BJP ahead of HP assembly polls
Will fulfil the dreams of PM Modi: Anil Sharma

Ahead of assembly elections, Anil Sharma, minister in Virbhadra Cabinet, has subsided to BJP, after getting the BJP’s membership. After joining Anil said that he will always be able to fulfil the dreams of PM Modi. Sharma, son of former Union Communication Minister Sukh Ram, announced his decision to join the saffron party yesterday. After joining

India carried out structural reform at the right time: Jaitley

During an event in United States, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that due to some structural changes and changes in the global economy, India has the ability to move forward at a faster pace for the next two decades.Due to the changes in opportunities to invest in infrastructure sector, infrastructure reforms and changes in the

Magic of Modi government in Punjab failed: Mand

Ludhiana, October 15: – Today, the Workers of the Congress Party, who were distributing sweets at Ward Number 59, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Pakhowal Road, under the leadership of Gursimran Singh Mand Former Deputy Chairman Of Punjab Pradesh Congress local bodies cell. Magic of the Modi Government in Punjab has failed. They said that BJP

Protest against Bargari killings held

Sikh Organization stage protest against Bargari killings. A protest demonstration was on Sunday staged by a Sikh Organization today regarding the second death anniversary of two Sikh protesters in police firing at Behbal Kalan village in Faridkot district. During the protest against Bargari sacrilege, Gurjit Singh (25) and Krishan Bhagwan Singh were shot dead by the authorities

Anil Sharma set to join BJP ahead of HP Assembly polls
Anil Sharma set to join BJP ahead of HP Assembly polls

Anil Sharma set to join BJP: In a jolt to the Congress ahead of Assembly polls, Himachal Pradesh Rural Development minister Anil Sharma is set to join the BJP. Sharma, son of former Union Communication Minister Sukh Ram, announced his decision to join the saffron party yesterday.A formal announcement is expected to be made today.

Remembering APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary
Remembering APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary

Abdul Kalam Birth Anniversary: Kalam was born on October 15, 1931, to Jainulabudeen, a boat owner, and Ashiamma, a housewife, in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. Bharat Ratna Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, generally known as Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, was the 11th President of India (2002-2007).Briefing about APJ on his after graduating from the

India must go for pollution-free methanol as fuel: Gadkari
India must go for pollution-free methanol as fuel: Gadkari

pollution-free methanol as fuel: Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said India must use pollution-free methanol as fuel, like Sweden, which is switching over to it from diesel. He said that in a bid to reduce pollution at sea, the Centre has initiated talks with engine manufacturers to make bio-fuel compliant engines for ships. The Union

Shun double standards on Bibi Jagir Kaur: Khaira to Akal Takth Jathedar  

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, October 14 Following a letter, Leader of Opposition in Vidhan Sabha and AAP MLA Sukhpal Khaira Saturday asked Akal Takth Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh to shun double standards in excommunicating Bibi Jagir Kaur from the Sikh Panth.Khaira has written an open letter to Giani Gurbachan Singh and the SGPC on Friday, pleading

AAP MLA asks Punjab farmers to burn paddy straw

Arjun Sharma Rejecting the ban on burning of paddy straw in Punjab, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Jagraon in Ludhiana, Sarvjit Kaur Manuke has asked the farmers to go ahead with the burning till the state government doesn’t provide them with financial help for disposal of stubble.Kicking up a controversy in a video message, Manuke

N.Korea slams Australia for aligning with US, S. Korea

Pyongyang, Oct 14, North Korea criticised and threatened Australia on Saturday for aligning itself with South Korea and the US and for its attitude towards the Kim Jong-un regime, according to state-run media. “Lately, Australia is showing dangerous moves of zealously joining the frenzied political and military provocations of the US against North Korea,” KCNA