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10 Crore Toilets to be Constructed by 2019: Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav

VADODARA(PTI): The Centre has set a target of construction of 10 crore toilets in the country by 2019 as a part of the government’s ambitious ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’, Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav said today. “Nearly 40 lakh individual household toilets have been constructed so far as part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ launched last […]

Teaching of Bhagavad Gita to be Introduced in Schools: Haryana CM Khattar

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CHANDIGARH(PTI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that the government will introduce teaching of Bhagavad Gita in schools across the state from coming academic session. “Students in schools will be taught shlokas of Bhagavad Gita from the new academic session,” he said. The chief minister said that the government will also introduce a […]

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World Bank expected to grant USD 250 million to Jammu and Kashmir

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Jammu(PTI)-The World Bank is expected to grant a loan of 250 million USD to Jammu and Kashmir for the reconstruction of infrastructure damaged due to the devastating floods in September last year. “After the World Bank prepared and submitted the comprehensive needs assessment report on the reconstruction of infrastructure damaged by the devastating floods in […]

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Odisha orders probe into question paper leak

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” Amrit Mohan Prasad, chairman of Odisha Police State Council Board said the examination has been cancelled and the Council has started the process to conduct a fresh examination for the recruitment of constables. “ Bhubaneswar(NERVE) – The Odisha government on Sunday asked the Crime Branch to probe the leak of the question paper of […]

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Teen Paraded Naked for Affair With Girl From Different Caste in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar

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MUMBAI(NDTV): A 17 year-old boy in the Wambhori Village of Ahmednagar District was stripped naked, garlanded with slippers and paraded by villagers, as punishment for having an affair with a girl from a different caste. Police personnel investigating the incident in Ahmednagar District’s Wambhori Village. The young boy, from a Brahmin family, was in a […]

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Over 1,700 dead in India due to swine flu

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NEW DELHI(PTI): 36 more deaths drove the swine flu toll past the 1700-mark while the total number of people suffering from the contagious disease reached close to 30,000 in the country this season. Data collated by the Union Health Ministry today said that as on March 14, the disease has claimed the lives of 1,710 […]

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“The Modi Effect: Inside Narendra Modi’s Campaign to Transform India”: Book review

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New Delhi(PTI): AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal may have inflicted a massive defeat on BJP in Delhi Assembly polls last month, but months earlier Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw him as a “small single city leader” not even worth “my time to ignore”. These comments were made by Modi to former BBC journalist Lance Price in […]

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Congress targets BJP over SGPC’s commemoration of death anniversaries of Indira Gandhi’s assassins

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New Delhi(PTI): The Congress on Sunday sought an explanation from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is a part of the coalition government in Punjab, over the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee’s contentious commemoration of death anniversaries of the assassins of former prime minister Indira Gandhi. “The killers of former prime minister Indira Gandhi are to […]

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NCP criticizes Subramanian Swamy’s controversial remark on mosques

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New Delhi(ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon on Sunday criticized Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy’s controversial remark on mosques, saying one should not give such unnecessary statements and create a controversy. Memon said that he did not expect this kind of statement from Sway, who is a qualified and educated person. […]

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Delhi Government to introduce ‘Right to WiFi’ for all citizens

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Delhi(ANI):The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday announced that it is toying with the idea of introducing a ‘Right to WiFi’ for the citizens of the national capital. The party announced the same via its official twitter account. “Aam Aadmi Party government of Delhi wants to give its every citizen the ‘Right to WiFi’,” it posted. […]

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