Aug 11

Venkaiah Naidu to swear-in as 13th Vice President of India today
Venkaiah Naidu to swear-in as 13th Vice President of India today

Venkaiah Naidu today will be sworn-in as the 13th Vice President of India. President Ram Nath Kovind will administer him the oath of office and secrecy at Rashtrapati Bhavan here. Following the ceremonial reception Naidu will take over as the speaker of the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. Earlier in the day, he visited Rajghat

Monitoring Doklam Standoff, Urge India-China To Talk: U.S.
Monitoring Doklam Standoff, Urge India-China To Talk: U.S.

The United States has called on both India and China to come together to resolve their issues through diplomatic talks. Referring to Doklam standoff, U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said, “It’s a situation that we have certainly followed closely. And as you know, we have relationships with both governments. We continue to encourage both parties to sit down and have

We Have 'Very Good' Relationship With PM Modi: U.S.
We Have ‘Very Good’ Relationship With PM Modi: U.S.

The United States has said that Washington enjoys a very good relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Describing India and United States relations as progressive, U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said, “We have a very good relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and we enjoyed having him here in the United States about a month or so ago”.

Jaitley gifts copy of Salisbury Doctrine to Ansari
Jaitley gifts copy of Salisbury Doctrine to Ansari

Jaitley gifts copy of Salisbury Doctrine to Ansari. New Delhi- Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had recently gifted Vice President Hamid Ansari a copy of the Salisbury Doctrine dealing with the role of the upper house and in return got a rare picture of bowler Dennis Lillee. Referring to the interest Rajya Sabha Chairman has in

Uttarakhand CM meets President Kovind
Uttarakhand CM meets President Kovind

Uttarakhand CM meets President Kovind. New Delhi:- Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today met President Ram Nath Kovind and invited him to visit Badrinath-Kedarnath pilgrimage sites. Speaking to reporters after meeting the president, Rawat said that Kovind has accepted his invitation and is expected to visit Uttarakhand in September. To a query over the

Assmebly passes minimum wages, NSIT bills
Assmebly passes minimum wages, NSIT bills

Assmebly passes minimum wages, NSIT bills. New Delhi:- The Delhi Assembly passed two Bills, which were returned by the Center Government after being cleared before, relating to heavy penalty on violators of labour laws and granting state university status to a technological institute. The Bills that were passed on the third of the ongoing monsoon

Four techies arrested for harassing woman colleague
Four techies arrested for harassing woman colleague

Four techies arrested for harassing woman colleague. Pune:- The Pune Police on Tuesday arrested four IT professionals for allegedly sexually harassing their woman colleague in the company premises, the police said today. A 35-year-old woman techie had registered a case against five people accusing them of passing lewd comments at her on the premises of

Explosive found near India-Nepal border

Explosive found near India-Nepal border Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh) : As many as seven bombs were found near India-Nepal border in Bahraich district’s Rupaidiha.Police and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) are presently present at the spot. However, Assistant Superintendent of Police Kamlesh Dixit said that whether the substance is a bomb or an explosive would be decided

Allahabad HC directs Home ministry to file affidavit

Allahabad high court directs Home ministry file affidavit The Allahabad HC on Thursday directed the Principal Secretary Home to file an affidavit on petition demanding compensation and rehabilitation to Sikhs in connection with the 1984 riots.Earlier in April, the court had reopened five cases in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that were closed in 1986. On February

ITI exams set up only in Government Institutes: Channi

ITI exams Government Institutes. The Punjab Government is committed to provide quality technical education therefore another stern step has been taken in this regard, now the examination centres for Industrial Training and other such courses would be set up in the the Government institutes only. Disclosing this here today after presiding over a high level

Minor girl raped pregnant
Minor girl raped, three months pregnant, accused arrested

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, August 10: Minor girl raped pregnant. The Jalandhar Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested a 22 year old migrant labourer from West Bengal for raping a minor girl. The girl is three month pregnant. The accused has been identified as Sudarshan Sahu (22), a resident of village Mohammadpur of Midnapur district in West

Nurse dies hospital duty
Nurse dies in hospital while on duty

Kolkata, Aug 10, A nurse of a private hospital here died while on duty due to alleged medical negligence of the hospital authorities. Uma Khes, a nurse with the AMRI Salt Lake, died this morning at around 7.20 am following a cardiac arrest at the hospital itself allegedly due to medical negligence after she complained

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes
Pakistan Air Force jet crashes, pilot killed

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes. A Pakistan Air Force pilot has been killed after his plane crashed due a technical fault during a routine operational flight in the country’s Punjab province, a statement said today. The plane crashed in the Sabzazar area of Mianwali, some 350-kilometre from Lahore, on Tuesday.According to a statement issued by

UK, Bombay top destinations Abu Dhabi
UK, Bombay, Delhi top destinations for travelers through Abu Dhabi Airport

ABU DHABI: London, Bombay, Delhi and Manila were the top destinations of travelers passing through Abu Dhabi International Airport in June, state news agency WAM reported on Thursday. Air traffic to London increasing by 6 percent, and Delhi-bound travelers up by 11 percent compared to the same month last year, Ahmed Al-Shamsi, the acting Chief

Indians willing business
Most of the Indians willing to have their own business

New Delhi: In a new research, it has been found that Indian have desire to start an own business than job. 56% Indian want to leave their current jobs and start their own work.According to a survey conducted by the Redstand Workmeter, it has been found that about 83% of Indians wish to do their

Parsi food festival kicks off at Radisson Blu

DP correspondent,Ludhiana: Striking up a storm of flavours on the palate, the Parsi Food Festival at restaurant Made in India at Radisson Blu Hotel MBD Ludhiana was innagurated. Parsi food festival kicks offExecutive Chef,  Amit Kumar Thapliyal said that diners should look forward to piquant flavours of curry leaves and various other masala. “There is a

Amit Shah reaches Parliament, MPs warned

Amit Shah reaches Parliament, MPs warned. National Party President of BJP, Amit Shah reaches Parliament. He is known to have taken the party to new heights. After his visits in different states across the country, he has finally come to Delhi. BJP leaders believe that the MPs will now be more disciplined and alert after

Dead whale found bow cruise
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska port

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA: Dead whale found bow cruise. A cruise ship reached an Alaska port with a surprise on its bow: the carcass of a humpback whale. The Grand Princess, a 949-foot (290-meter) ship in the Princess Cruises fleet, on Wednesday morning pulled into Ketchikan with the marine mammal lodged on its submerged, bulbous bow, a

Poor governance sports reason failure athletes, says govt
Poor governance in sports reason for failure of athletes, says Govt

NEW DELHI: Government today acknowledged that the performance by Indian sportspersons was below potential and poor governance in sports, lack of professionalism and the absence of strong domestic competition were the key reasons for it. “It is true that the performance of our country in the field of sports has been below potential,” union minister

Bill for India’s first sports univ tabled in LS

New Delhi, Aug 10, India’s first sports university’s bill tabled in Lok Sabha. A bill to set up India’s first full fledged sports university of international standards was introduced in the Lok Sabha today.The National Sports University Bill, 2017 will help set up the university in Manipur. As of now, there are some institutes which offer