Daughter to take on father in fight for Araku


Daughter vs father Andhra Pradesh:It’s going to be an interesting fight between a veteran tribal leader and his daughter in Araku Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh. The father is a seasoned politician and former union minister Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Suryanarayana Deo, who is contesting as a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) candidate while his daughter,

PMO advises DoT to help BSNL with wage bill till June

DoT help BSNL:The Prime Ministers’ Office on Friday took stock of the telecom sector’s financial position, including two ailing PSUS, and is learnt to have asked Department of Telecom to support BSNL, currently going through a huge financial crisis leading to salary default, till a new government takes over in June. The time has been

Goa Congress turns eco-friendly for poll campaign

Goa eco-friendly poll:Bringing an eco-friendly twist to poll campaigning, state Congress president Girish Chodankar on Friday said that party leaders will cycle to different parts of Goa to canvass for votes for the party, during the first phase of campaigning. Chodankar told IANS that cycling was a cheap, eco-friendly way of connecting with people and

Woman commits suicide at Noida metro station

Woman suicide case Noida :A 28-year-old woman on Friday committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving Delhi Metro train at the Noida Sector 16 station, officials said. Sheetal Shrivastava jumped on the track around 10.45 a.m. When a Metro train was approaching the station headed towards Dwarka Sector 21, Central Industrial Security Force

India to face Japan in Azlan Shah Cup opener

Azlan Shah Cup opener: India will take on the 18th Asian Games gold medallists Japan in their opening encounter at the 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup here on Saturday. Despite being plagued by a series of injuries, the most recent being the nose fracture suffered during a practice match by Gurjant Singh who has returned

Sensex up 116 pts, Nifty above 11,550 mark

Sensex Nifty up:The Sensex and Nifty opened higher on Friday following firm Asian markets along with gains in the pivotal banking stocks. Sentiments continued to be upbeat on Friday over sustained inflows of foreign funds which has supported the equities and the domestic currency alike. The rupee gained against the US dollar and selling in

Narendra Modi biopic trailer:As PM,Vivek Oberoi challenges opposition

Narendra Modi biopic trailer: From being a Chaiwala to Prime Minister of India-the trailer of Vivek Oberoi-starrer “PM Narendra Modi” has finally come out.This movie perfactly showed the petrotism and love of Modi for this country.Vivek tried his best to step into the shoes of Modi with his journey from chaiwala than a sage, RSS

New leaders of BJP in Odisha

Odisha BJP candidates: On thursday, BJP showed a new card by releasing list of 99 candidates in Odisha after meeting with the Central Election Commision under the leadership of Amit Shah.Damodar Raut, Kusum Tete, Prakash Behera and K Narayan Rao was recantally given tickets to fight againsts the opposition in their respective states. In 2014

Rescue operation underway to save toddler stuck 60-feet deep borewell

Borewell tragedy: A one- and- half-year old boy fell into 60-feet deep borewell in Hisar in Haryana on Wednesday after which a rescue operation was started by authorities. According to local, boy was playing with some other children when he felled into borewell. Later, the villagers and parents of the day child informed the Police.

DGCA reviewing airfare hike on specific routes; advises airlines to increase flights

New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) Indian aviation watchdog DGCA is reviewing the hike in airfare on specific routes across the country and it has advised airlines to increase flights so that the fares remain in check, a senior official said. The DGCA held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the upward spiral in airfares as

Cong mulling alliance with AAP, Pawar trying to bring them together

New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) Days after having unanimously decided to go it alone in Delhi, the Congress is again mulling options to align with the Aam Aadmi Party in the national capital, with NCP leader Sharad Pawar actively involved in getting the two parties together. In this context, AAP leader Sanjay Singh met Pawar

2 killed after truck rams into tree in UP Shahjahanpur

Truck accident Two person were killed and some were injured when the truck rammed into a tree when they were traveling in it. This accident happened near Khamariya village,Shahjahanpur district, truck was coming form Amroha ,Miranpur Katra Police Station incharge Vidyat Goyal said. The deceased was identified as Mohd.Shibbu(24) and Eshan(25) and all the injured

BSNL Finance Director replaced amid financial crisis

BSNL Finance Director replaced:Amidst the acute financial crisis at BSNL, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has handed over the responsibility of the Finance Director at the cash-strapped PSU to current Director Mobile as well as fixed line, Vivek Banzal divesting the charge from Sujata Ray. Official sources said Banzal, who is already holding two key

Mumbai bridge crash: 6 dead; BMC-Railways face heat

Mumbai bridge crash:Six people have been reported dead and 32 injured in the past 12 hours since a portion of an overhead pedestrian bridge outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus came crashing down here. Police registered cases against Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Indian Railway officials charging them with culpable homicide. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra

YSR Congress leader Y.S.Vivekananda Reddy dead

Congress leader YSR dead:YSR Congress party leader and former Andhra Pradesh Minister Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy died of cardiac arrest on Friday, his family said. He was 68. Vivekananda, also a former Lok Sabha member, suffered cardiac arrest at his residence in Pulivendula town of Kadapa district. He was the younger brother of former Andhra Pradesh

BJP welcome Trinamool’s Arjun Singh

Arjun Singh join BJP:Trinamool Congress strongman and Bhatpara MLA Arjun Singh is all set to join the BJP here in the presence of senior party leaders, party sources said on Thursday.The legislator was miffed with the Trinamool leadership as he was denied a Lok Sabha ticket from Barrackpore parliamentary constituency, presently represented by Dinesh Trivedi.

Meeting Underway To Finalize Kartarpur Corridor Agreement

Kartarpur Corridor Agreement:Exactly a month after the Pulwama terror attack killed 40 CRPF troopers, Indian and Pakistani officials met for the first time at Attari border near Amritsar on Thursday to finalise modalities of the corridor to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara.”Commitment to fulfill a dream!” is how Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Raveesh Kumar referred

INVESTITURE CEREMONY- PADMA AWARDS

INVESTITURE CEREMONY- PADMA AWARDS:HE Shri Ram Nath Kovind,President of India, conferred 112 Padma Awards on Monday, the 11th of March and the investiture ceremony graced Rashtarpati Bhawan. The awards were announced on Republic Day. Padma Vibhushan is one of the highest civilian awards conferred in recognition to the exceptional and distinguished services of the highest

TRIPURA GROOMS EDUCATION

Tripura Govt. lead education:Rattan Lal Nath,Law&Education Minister,Tripura Govt, told that 800 academic leaders will be appointed to closely supervise teaching in Schools who will be imparted special training .Financial assistance and laptops will also be provided before posting them to 58 Blocks to achieve the goal of excellent education in our Schools.25,000 teachers have also

Nirav Modi, India’s most-wanted man, tracked down to £8-mn flat in London

Tracking Nirav Modi:Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is wanted by Indian agencies in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case, has been spotted in London, a media report said. A video released by the UK’s The Telegraph newspaper showed Nirav Modi walking the London streets. He wore a changed look — with handle