Aug 04

Celebrating fitness inspired Raksha Bandhan
Celebrating fitness inspired Raksha Bandhan

Celebrating fitness inspired Raksha Bandhan. The increasing concern for fitness among people has now translated into our festivals too. A recent example of this is 25-year old Akriti, who, inspired by her fitness journey, has decided to celebrate Raksha Bandhan in a non-conventional way by tying her brother a fitness tracker wrist band instead of

Anantnag: Hizbul’s terrorist gunned down in encounter
Anantnag: Hizbul’s terrorist gunned down in encounter

Anantnag: Hizbul’s terrorist gunned down in encounter. A militant of Hizbul Mujahideen was killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district last night. An unknown person also died during the shootout. Hizbul terrorist Security officials said that the encounter began last night in Anantnag district after police got the news of

Pakistan Constructing Dams On Indus River With China's help: Govt.
Pakistan Constructing Dams On Indus River With China’s help: Govt.

Minister of State for External Affairs V. K. Singh said that the Pakistan is constructing six dams on the Indus River in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir ( PoK) with China’s assistance. Replying a question, Singh informed the Rajya Sabha that India has made demarches to both Islamabad and Beijing conveying it is in violation of India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. “Pakistan is constructing six

Lalu Prasad Yadav  Appears Before CBI Court In Fodder Scam
Lalu Yadav Appears Before CBI Court In Fodder Scam

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ranchi for hearing in the fodder scam case. The fodder scam case relates to the alleged fraudulent withdrawal of Rs. 95 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury. Overall, more than Rs.900 crore in public funds was reportedly siphoned off from the Chaibasa treasury over

Importance and Uses of PAN card in transactions
Importance and Uses of PAN card in transactions

The Permanent Account Number (PAN) card, issued by the Income tax Department, is one of the most important things now a day. If you do not have a PAN card, take it as soon as possible. The card was issued in order to prevent tax evasion by individuals and entities as it links all financial

Old currency worth 1 Crore recovered in UP, 3 arrested
Old currency worth 1 Crore recovered in UP, 3 arrested

Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow police have recovered old currency worth Rs 1 crore from three people carrying in a car during the inspection in Gomatinagar. Deputy Superintendent of Police Deepak Kumar Singh said Thursday night old notes of one crore seized from a car during checking at the check post. All the notes recovered are of one thousand. 

Bihar To Retire 'Non-Performing' Teachers, Officials
Bihar To Retire ‘Non-Performing’ Teachers, Officials

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar directed officials of the education department to prepare a list of non- performing head masters, teachers and education department officials above the age of 50 years. This decision was taken after the review of the education department. Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh said, the state government is in process of identifying non performing institutions and all those responsible for

Now Join Police till the Age of 33
Now Join Police till the Age of 33

Now Join Police till the Age of 33. Recruitment routes are now open for home guards. Good news for those wishing to apply for the Home Guard ‘Jawans’ who have crossed the age of 28 years is that they can now send applications for the recruitment of policemen who are in the age group of

Nikki Haley To Raise India's Bid For permanent Seat In UNSC
Nikki Haley To Raise India’s Bid For permanent Seat In UNSC

The United States has reaffirmed its support for India’s bid for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council (UNSC). State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert, said, “”I believe U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is going to raise the issue of permanent seat at the United Nations.” Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s

Second last batch pilgrims left for Amarnath Yatra
Second last batch of pilgrims left for Amarnath Yatra

Second last batch of pilgrims left for Amarnath Yatra. The 35th batch of Amarnath pilgrims consisting of 132 pilgrims left for Kashmir Valley from Jammu on Friday morning despite the ongoing unrest in Kashmir, under the supervision of tight security arrangements. Second last batch pilgrims This was the second last batch of pilgrims that left from the

VC reports to President and PM to examine Allahabad University scam
VC sends reports to President and PM to examine Allahabad University scam

The Vice-chancellor of Allahabad University Prof Rattan Lal Hangloo has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President to investigate the financial irregularities worth crores of rupees at the university before he took over as VC.   He has also written a letter to the CAG and requested 12-year transit audit.In his letters

14-Yr-Old Muslim Girl Determined To Hoist Tri-Colour On Raksha Bandhan
14-Yr-Old Muslim Girl Determined To Hoist Tri-Colour On Raksha Bandhan

14-year-old Muslim girl in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad city has vowed to unfurl the national flag at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk on this Raksha Bandhan. Speaking to ANI, Tanzeem Merani said she will celebrate Raksha Bandhan with the soldiers and will also tie them Rakhis. “Last time I was stopped at the airport itself, and I unfurled the flag there. But, I will

After hike in Tomato Rates, Onion Rates hike Too
After Hike in Tomato Rates, Onion Rates Hike Too

Now after the tomatoes prices of onion rates have started rising. Due to festive season demand for stockists has increased in domestic and global markets. In the Asia’s biggest onion wholesale market, the price has increased more than twice the price and the average price has reached Rs 26 per kg.Due to lower supply of

UP Police Appeals Not To Believe On Braid Cutting 'Rumours'
UP Police Appeals Not To Believe On Braid Cutting ‘Rumours’

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday appealed people to not believe in rumours of braid cutting in the state and assured that the cases are being investigated. “It is our appeal to people to not to believe in rumours. The cases are being investigated by the police,” Aligarh’s Circle officer Tejveer Singh said. However, a victim said, “We are under

Zika Infection May Not Spread By Kissing, Sharing Spoon
Zika Infection May Not Spread By Kissing, Sharing Spoon

Good news! According to a study, kissing or sharing a fork or Sharing Spoon is not enough for the Zika virus to move between hosts. Zika virus is transmitted to people, primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, and these same mosquitoes spread dengue and chikungunya viruses. After infection, the Zika virus is present in blood and saliva for up to about two

Government to provide groceries in villages through biometric system
Government to provide groceries in villages through biometric system

Lucknow: Department of Food and Supply is now preparing for distribution of grocery items in rural areas with the biometric system as the pattern of urban areas. With the introduction of the biometric system, where on the one hand the arbitrariness of retail dealers of rural areas will be stopped, the card holders will get

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls to be held with NOTA Option: SC
Gujrat Rajya Sabha polls to be held with NOTA Option: SC

Rajya Sabha elections which are scheduled on August 8 in Gujarat will have the NOTA option. The Supreme Court refused to ban the use of NOTA in the elections. During the hearing on the petition, the court also made a very strong comment on the Congress. The Congressional argument was, the use of NOTA in

Opposition to move two privilege motions against Sushma Swaraj in RS
Opposition To Move Two Privilege Motions Against Sushma Swaraj In RS

The Opposition will most likely move two privilege motions against External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Rajya Sabha on Friday. The privilege motions will be moved against her over two issues – misinformation on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lahore visit and the Bandung Conference. Congress leader Anand Sharma questioned Prime Minister Modi’s foreign policy and

NRI child from Kuwait donates prize money to Indian army welfare
NRI child from Kuwait donates prize money to Indian army welfare

NRI child from Kuwait donates prize money to Indian army welfare. He may be young but his gesture is huge. Riddiraj Kumar, a Class 3 student and an NRI living in Kuwait, donated to the Indian Army Welfare Fund the entire prize amount of Rs 18,000 that he won in an international test.Kumar along with

Arjuna for Harmanpreet Kaur, Khel Ratna for Sardar Singh
Arjuna for Harmanpreet Kaur, Khel Ratna for Sardar Singh

Cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur and Cheteshwar Pujara, Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu among 17 sportspersons who will be getting the prestigious Arjuna Awards this year.The decision was arrived at a meeting of the Arjuna Awards committee which met here on Thursday.   Harmanpreet was rewarded for her performance at the recently concluded ICC Women’s World Cup.The experienced batter