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Haryana government has decided to include Bhagwat Gita in school curriculum

Chandigarh(web team): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the government’s decision to include ‘Sholakas’ of Bhagwat Gita in the school curriculum will “give right direction to the society.” “There is no education without culture, and this spiritual book would give right direction to the society,” Khattar said while speaking at the […]

Aadhaar count in 13 states higher than their populations

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NEW DELHI,Bharti Jain(TNN): Aadhaar numbers assigned to adult residents in 13 of the country’s 36 states and Union territories have exceeded their respective population as per 2011 census figures. Not only this, the overall Aadhaar coverage in Delhi and Telangana is already more than their population. Unusual as it seems, experts claim that this anomaly […]

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Will try to bring nationwide ban on cow slaughter, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

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New Delhi(PTI): The NDA government will try its “level best” to bring in a countrywide ban on slaughter of cows by evolving a consensus, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. “Cow slaughter cannot be accepted in this country. We will make all-out efforts to ban slaughter of cows and will also try hard […]

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Double delight as Saina, Srikanth lift India Open Super Series titles

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Local favourites Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth today gave double delight to the nation by clinching their maiden women and men’s singles titles at the India Open Super Series badminton tournament here today. Saina, the first Indian women shuttler to achieve world number one ranking, clinched her maiden title here after notching up a dominating […]

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New National Education Policy by December, says HRD Minister Smriti Irani

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New Delhi(PTI): Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said her ministry was working on a new National Education Policy (NEP) which would be formed by December this year. “Central government is guided by ‘education for all’ policy. We are working in this direction and NEP would be formed by December this year,” Smriti said […]

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Man injured as dacoits loot tourists in Bengal

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” Twelve dacoits raided the hotel where the four families from Behala area in Kolkata’s southwestern outskirts had checked in, police said.” Kolkata, March 29(IANS):  One person was injured while resisting a gang of dacoits, purportedly from Bangladesh, who attacked a tourist party in the remote Piyali island of the Sundarbans in West Bengal, police […]

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Australia become second team to win WC on home soil

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” In 2011, India became the first team to win the coveted trophy in their own backyard and second to win it as co-hosts when they beat Sri Lanka in the last edition at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The other two countries hosting the event were Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.” Melbourne, March 29(IANS):  Australia […]

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After Dhoni, Clarke calls for changes in ODI field restrictions

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” The 33-year-old said it is hard to score if the ball reverse swings.”

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No Alliance, Direct Merger of Janata Parivar likely to be announced next week: JD(U)

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Patna (PTI): The much-talked-about merger of Janata Parivar could be announced next week as most of the major issues have been ironed out, JD(U) on Sunday said. JD (U) leaders Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and JD S chief H D Deve Gowda during a meeting at Samajwadi Party chief […]

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PM Modi’s popularity in rural India punctured by discontent and farmer suicides

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New Delhi,Vaidi(Reuters): Over a dozen debt-laden farmers have committed suicide in recent weeks in India, and discontent in many rural areas against government policies is turning into anger against Prime Minister Narendra Modi less than a year after he swept into office. Unseasonal storms have badly damaged the winter crop in large parts of the […]

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