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Anti-trafficking legislation to be introduced in Winter Session of the Parliament: Maneka Gandhi

Anti-trafficking legislation to be introduced in Winter Session of the Parliament: Maneka Gandhi

NEW DELHI(PTI): Union minister Maneka Gandhi said on Monday the government will soon bring an anti-trafficking legislation for the rescue and reintegration of trafficked persons, besides making distinction between trafficked and traffickers. “The Government will soon bring anti-trafficking legislation into the Parliament, the draft of which is ready,” Gandhi said while addressing the Regional Editors’ […]

Bhubaneswar: At least 17 dead, 12 injured after major fire breaks out in hospital

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Bhubaneswar: At least 17 dead, 12 injured after major fire breaks out in hospital

Bhubaneswar: At least 17 patients died and around 12 others injured in a fire that broke out at the Sum Hospital in Bhubaneswar on Monday evening, in one of the worst such incidents involving a medical facility. The blaze was suspected to have been triggered by an electric short circuit in the dialysis ward on […]

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Incredible India gears up for six-month tourist season

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Incredible India gears up for six-month tourist season

The six-month tourist season begins in October every year in India and draws many foreigners, especially those from Western countries, because of the pleasant weather that prevails in most parts of the country, barring Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. The range of attraction for foreign visitors to India is vast — from ancient palaces, […]

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Cauvery water row: Over 2,000 arrested in Tamil Nadu in 48-hour ‘Rail Roko’ demonstration

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Cauvery water row: Over 2,000 arrested in Tamil Nadu in 48-hour ‘Rail Roko’ demonstration

Chennai(PTI): Over 2,000 farmers and workers of several parties were arrested in eight districts following the 48-hour rail blockade protest across Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery water row. The maximum number of arrests were made in Thanjavur district with the figure going above 1,400. Opposition parties, including the DMK, joined several farmers’ organisation on Monday […]

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Ministers Rajnath Singh, Kiren Rijiju lash out at Anurag Kashyap for supporting Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

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Ministers Rajnath Singh, Kiren Rijiju lash out at Anurag Kashyap for supporting Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh and Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju seemed to have formed a tag team of sorts when they came down heavily on filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise for visiting his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. The tide is currently flowing […]

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Jayalalithaa health: Rajinikanth visits Tamil Nadu CM at Apollo Hospital; PM Modi likely to visit

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Jayalalithaa health: Rajinikanth visits Tamil Nadu CM at Apollo Hospital; PM Modi likely to visit

Superstar Rajinikanth visited Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who has been admitted in Apollo Hospital in Chennai for almost a month now, to enquire about her health around 6:15 pm on Sunday. The Tamil superstar, who was accompanied by his daughter Aishwarya Dhanush, had also tweeted on September 24 wishing the chief minister a speedy […]

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Now, Manohar Parrikar gives credit to RSS for surgical strike

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Now, Manohar Parrikar gives credit to RSS for surgical strike

NAGPUR,Arkadev Ghoshal: In a statement that is sure to raise the hackles of the Opposition parties, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday gave the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh — the parent organisation of the BJP — credit for the surgical strike along the Line of Control that led to the destruction of several terror launch pads […]

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Fash sale of Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3S Prime, Mi Band 2 and other offers to go live next week

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Fash sale of Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3S Prime, Mi Band 2 and other offers to go live next week

Popular Chinese-smartphone maker, Xiaomi is launching three-day promotional sale campaign—’Diwali with Mi’—next week. Xiaomi’s Diwali sale is slated to kick-off on October 17 and conclude on October 19. Like the Mi Anniversary sale, the company is hosting Re. 1 flash sale on Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3S Prime, Mi 4, 20,000mAh power banks, Mi Bluetooth […]

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Hunkar: A patriotic treat for poetry lovers in Delhi

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Hunkar: A patriotic treat for poetry lovers in Delhi

Nikita Saxena,New Delhi: Poetry lovers of the city, be prepared for a literary treat as back in the town is Kavya Kaumudi, the Annual Sarad Kavyotsav by Sanskar Bharti. Titled Hunkar, themed on patriotism, the event this year is dedicated to the Indian soldiers and their bravery.“We organise the event year to welcome Sharad Purnima. […]

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Centre willing, redevelopment can ease Delhi’s housing woes

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Centre willing, redevelopment can ease Delhi’s housing woes

Shivani Singh, New Delhi: One of my friends recently shifted to a faraway gated community in the National Capital Region. The flat is spacious. But the nearest Metro station is 10 kilometres away. Auto-rickshaws and a private bus service don’t run after 9 pm. He did not have a choice. The typical ‘builder’ flat that […]

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