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Congress pays tribute to Indira Gandhi, Sardar Patel

New Delhi: The Congress party on Monday paid tributes to the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 32nd death anniversary. The party also remembered Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel whose birth anniversary falls on the same day. “On this day, Indira Gandhi laid down her life, fighting for India’s unity and integrity. We salute her martyrdom,”

Bappi Lahiri had fun dubbing for animated character

Mumbai: Veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri has crooned his way into Disneys next fun adventure animated film “Moana” with a song titled “Shona” (Gold). He has also voiced the dialogues for the film’s character Tamatoa, a giant crab with a fondness for shiny treasures. “At Disney India, we believe that audience will always enjoy a movie

8 SIMI terrorists escaped from Bhopal jail,killed in encounter

Bhopal: All the eight terrorists of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who escaped from Bhopal Central Jail were killed in a gunfight on the outskirts of the city, police said on Monday. “All eight SIMI terrorists were killed in an encounter near Manikhedi Pathar village,” a senior police officer told IANS. According

23 year old girl thrown out of moving car in Ludhiana, rape suspected

Ludhiana: A 23-year-old girl was abducted by some unidentified persons at Ludhiana and thrown out of the car on the intervention night of Diwali, on Monday. The victim has been identified as the native of Faridabad. During the preliminary investigation the police have learnt that the victim was allegedly sexually exploited and meanwhile she was

Today art is about production, not creation: Curator Uma Nair

New Delhi Questioning what contemporary artists are doing for society, prominent curator Uma Nair has said that they are concentrating on producing art and not creating it. “What is happening today is production, not creation, of art. People like Alphonse Mucha and Pablo Picasso would find their own stone and material and create their works

CM Shivraj chairs high-level meeting among the escape of 8 SIMI terrorist

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan chairs High-level meeting among the escape of 8 SIMI terrorist from Bhopal Central Jail in Madhya Pradesh on Monday.

Modi asks diaspora, first develop India

Rs 5,500 cr paid as first OROP installment: PM

Kinnaur : The first installment of nearlyRs 5,500 crore has been paid for implementing the OROP scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on sunday   said while asserting that he has “fulfilled the promise” he made to ex-servicemen on the issue that has been hanging fire for the last 40 years. The Prime Minister, while celebrating Diwali

Modi expresses grief soldiers' death among avalanches

Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary. “Tributes to Mrs. Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary,” Modi tweeted. Gandhi was India’s first woman Prime Minister. She was born on November 19, 1917 and was assassinated on October 31, 1984, few months after

Diwali celebrated with religious fervour across Jammu region

Jammu: Diwali, the festival of lightssymbolising the victory of good over evil, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Jammu region . People were seen exchanging greetings and sweets and bursting fire crackers. A huge rush of shoppers was also witnessed across the region with people purchasing sweets and gift items. Elaborate security arrangements

Modi raises India-origin man’s death in Australia with Turnbull

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, in a telephonic conversation with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull, expressed concern over the death of an Indian-origin man who worked as a bus driver in Australia. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi, telephoned Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, today to wish him Diwali greetings,” the External Affairs

Yet another school building set on fire in Kashmir

Srinagar: Unknown arsonists on Sunday set ablaze a school building in a south Kashmir village, pushing the number of educational institutes gutted in mysterious fires to 25 during the ongoing unrest. The police said the residents detected the fire in the central government-run Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Aishmuqam of Anantnag district. The fire was extinguished

Kejriwal pays tribute to Saradar Patel on his birth anniversary

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday paid tribute to Saradar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary and said that the country will remain ever obliged to him. “Sardar Patel ki janma tithi par unhe shat shat naman. Desh unka sada rini rahega. (Tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary. Nation

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PM Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary and remembered his contribution to India. “I bow to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary. We recall his rich contribution to India,” Modi tweeted. “Paid floral tributes to the great Sardar Patel,” Modi wrote in another

3 killed in Indonesia flood

Jakarta: Three persons were killed in a flood that struck in Indonesia’s Gorontalo province, an official said on Monday. Three children were swept away by strong current of a river in Hutuo village on Sunday and their bodies were later found by rescuers, Xinhua news agency quoted an official of the national disaster management agency.

Why Global TB Report a Wake-up Call for India?

The just-released Global Tuberculosis (TB) Report-2016 is a shocker for India. The report reveals the spread of this curable disease is larger than previously projected and moreover, the country accounts for 24 per cent of the global cases. India’s effort to check the disease is falling far short of what is required. The new figure

Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh hospitalised for viral fever

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh hospitalised for viral fever in IGMC hospital in Shimla on Monday. According to the information, Virbhadra has been suffered with a viral fever and been treated in IGMC

Gangotri shrine to close on Monday for six months

Dehradun: Gates of the famous Hindu shrine, Gangotri, will close for winter recess on Monday, an official said. The gates (pat) would be closed amid chanting of hymns and religious ceremonies as observed every year when the shrine closes for the winter recess after remaining open for almost six months. From now till the main

India lift Asian Champions Trophy for second time

Kuantan (Malaysia): India’s hockey team gifted the country on Diwali its second Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament title after defeating arch foes Pakistan 3-2 in the final at the Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium here on Sunday. India’s two second-half goals from Rupinder Pal Singh (18th minute) and Affan Yousuf (23rd) were cancelled out by Aleem

8 SIMI terrorists break out of Bhopal jail, kill cop

Bhopal: Eight terrorists of banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) broke out of Bhopal Central Jail after killing a guard, state Home Minister said on Monday. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhoopendra Singh told IANS: “Eight SIMI terrorists managed to escape jail on late Sunday night after killing one guard and taking another hostage.” Madhya

Pakistan resorts to shelling at 3 places in Jammu

Jammu: Pakistan Rangers resorted to shelling and firing on the International Border (IB) in R.S.Pura, Suchetgarh and Hira Nagar sectors in Jammu and Kashmir during the night, officials said on Monday. When the entire country was celebrating Diwali — the Festival of Lights, Pakistan Rangers resorted to shelling and firing at civilian and defence facilities