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Delhi court issues non-bailable warrant against AAP MLA Somnath Bharti

NEW DELHI: Delhi court on Monday issued a non-bailable warrant against AAP MLA Somnath Bharti in domestic violence and attempt to murder case. A Delhi court had earlier refused to grant anticipatory bail to Aam Aadmi Party MLA Somnath Bharti in a domestic violence and attempt to murder case filed against him by his wife. […]

Hindi a link between ancient civilisation and modernity: Pranab Mukherjee

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New Delhi(PTI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Mnday described Hindi as a link between the country’s ancient civilisation and modern progress and hoped that it will soon get recognition as the official language of the United Nations. Addressing a function organised on the occasion of ‘Hindi Divas’, the President said Hindi has achieved a number of […]

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All violence is ‘male-generated’:Union Minister Maneka Gandhi

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New Delhi(PTI): Union Women and Child Development Ministry Maneka Gandhi on Monday stoked a potential controversy with her remark that all the violence is “male-generated” while underscoring the “critical” role of men in creating gender sensitivity. Gandhi also said that her ministry is working on a concept of ‘Gender Champions’ in schools under which boys […]

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Surgical Robots to Become Ubiquitous in Indian Hospitals: Intuitive Surgical

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Days are not far off when surgical robots will become a normal feature in hospitals for procedures like MRI scans, a senior official of Intuitive Surgical Inc said on Sunday. The US-based Intuitive Surgical makes surgical robots that enable minimally invasive surgeries with its da Vinci surgical systems. The primary surgical domains are urology, gynaecology, […]

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Assam, north Bengal small tea units protest auction sale order

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Kolkata, Sep 14 – Small tea manufacturers, who do not own plantations but buy green leaves, process them and sell them to blenders, are irked by a recent commerce ministry order directing them to hold auctions for 70 percent of their produce. Technically called bought leaf factories, which position themselves between the garden owners and […]

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Indian scientists decode Tulsi plant genome

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Kolkata, Sep 14 – Indian scientists have deciphered the entire genetic make-up of Tulsi, a herb widely used for therapeutic purposes. The genome map will help in making new medicines using the plant. A multi-institutional team led by Sowdhamini Ramanathan from the National Centre of Biological Science, Bengaluru revisited the age-old knowledge of the plant […]

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Assam records least deaths on damaged roads in 2014

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Guwahati, Sep 14 – Assam recorded the lowest number of deaths caused by potholes, speed breakers and humps on roads among all states in India in 2014, the state government said on Monday. Citing the Road Accident Report 2014 published by the union ministry of road transport and highways, the state government statement said Assam […]

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Two held for minor girl’s gang rape in Delhi

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New Delhi, Sep 14 – A 17-year-old girl was gang-raped by two neighbours in west Delhi, police said on Monday. The accused have been arrested. The incident occurred around 4 a.m. on Sunday in Aman Vihar area when the girl went out of her home to attend nature’s call. Police said her neighbours Naushad, 20, […]

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Assam CM appoints 13 parliamentary secretaries

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Guwahati, Sep 14 – Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday appointed 13 parliamentary secretaries, including controversial legislator Rumi Nath, to consolidate his position after former minister Himanta Biswa Sarma joined the BJP and claimed he has the support of 52 Congress legislators. Gogoi is also likely to expand his cabinet by inducting at least […]

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Intex launches smartphone for women

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New Delhi, Sep 14 – Indian handset-maker Intex Technologies on Monday said that it has launched Aqua Glam – a new smartphone exclusively for women – at a price of Rs.7,690. Stylish design and valiant features always go hand in hand at Intex. With the specially designed Aqua Glam, we are targeting the urban woman […]

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