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Vice President Hamid Ansary was not Invited for Yoga Day Programme but BJP leader Attacks him on Twitter

New Delhi(web team): Ram Madhav, the national general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a prominent leader of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, launched a veiled attack Sunday afternoon on Vice President Hamid Ansari via Twitter, questioning his absence from the International Yoga Day event organised in New Delhi the same morning. Madhav also accused […]

Bihar Assembly Polls: Cracks appear in NDA

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Patna(PTI): Cracks appeared in the NDA on Sunday after the LJP decided to oppose five present and ex-MLAs associated with the Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular), floated by ex-chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, in the coming Assembly poll for deserting the party after the February, 2005 Bihar poll. Manjhi took a dim view of the LJP’s […]

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Three Indian cities in top 15 wellness destinations list in Asia

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New Delhi(PTI): Three Indian cities- Jaipur, New Delhi and Mumbai, have been featured in the list of top 15 destinations with the best hotels for wellness across Asia in the first quarter of 2015, according to a survey. “India, which has its own history of health and wellness traditions Ayurveda therapies and Yoga, features three […]

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Om and Surya Namaskar, two exercises of yoga, are very necessary and without them, yoga is incomplete: Togadia

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Jaipur(PTI): Amidst opposition in some quarters to observing International Yoga Day, VHP International Executive President Dr Praveen Togadia today said that the discipline was never secular and was more of “Vedic and sanatan”. He also said that Surya Namaskar was an essential part of the exercise form and no performance of yoga was complete without […]

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Manohar Parrikar says won’t talk to media for 6 months

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New Delhi: Defence minister Manohar Parrikar has sworn not to speak to the media for six months after he said his words were not accurately reported. “I will not speak to the media for six months,” he told journalists in Panaji who sought to ask questions on defence issues. “I will not speak much. Because […]

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Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour detained in Germany at Egypt’s behest

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Berlin(BBC): Al Jazeera has reportedly claimed that one of its senior journalists has been detained in Germany at Egypt’s behest. Ahmed Mansour, who works for the channel’s Arabic-language service, was taken into custody while boarding a flight from Berlin to Qatar, reported the BBC. A German police official said that an international arrest warrant had […]

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‘ABCD 2’ takes box office by storm, collects Rs 28 crore in 2 days!

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BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya on Saturday clarified his stance on Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s alleged conflict of interest issue, saying that a newspaper misquoted him on the Indian ODI skipper being probed by the Board.

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‘Shale gas policy needed in India’

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” High density of population and lack of quality infrastructure such as waste water management in many areas of the world make shale extraction difficult, it added.”

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Priyanka gets 10 mn followers on Twitter

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” Can u spot us? Its a perfect day 4 fathers n sons 2 conquer sum fears n hv some fun! #HappyFathersDay #zipline, he captioned the image.”

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Rural post offices to provide e-services: Government

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” Studies show that a country with more broadband connections has greater impact on the GDP growth. “

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