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#MannKiBaat | Peace, unity & harmony are ways to resolve problems: Modi’s message to Kashmiris

NEW DELHI: Likening the anger in the country over Uri attack to that witnessed in the 1965 war, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday maintained that those responsible for the terror strike will surely be punished as he asserted that the army does not speak but displays bravery. He also sent out a message to […]

‘Deendayal Upadhyaya said don’t rebuke or reward Muslims, empower them’: PM Modi

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NEW DELHI: Speaking at Session 2 of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya’s centenary celebrations in Kozhikode, Kerala, the PM asserted that the BJP had never comprised its values. He said: “A PM of this country was once asked for how long will you remain PM? He answered that the one who goes to Everest does not go […]

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Bombay HC gives Maharashtra six months to decide on water supply plan

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Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai: The Bombay high court has directed the state government to take a decision in six months on a proposal to divert water from west-flowing rivers to the Godavari and Tapi sub-basin to alleviate water scarcity in Marathwada. Acting on a number of public interest litigations concerning water supply to Marathwada and other […]

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Jewar airport: Civil aviation asks for survey to study area

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Vinod Rajput, Noida: The Uttar Pradesh civil aviation department director Devendra Swarup on Saturday directed the Yamuna expressway industrial development authority (Yeida) to conduct an obstacle limitation survey (OLS) for establishment of an international airport at Jewar in Greater Noida. The state government had sent a proposal to the Centre in April 2016 expressing its […]

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Gurgaon civic body maps water bodies to remove encroachments

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Ipsita Pati, Gurgaon: In order to revive ponds and remove encroachments around them, the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon has undertaken a month-long exercise to map such water bodies in the city. According to government records, of the 160 ponds in Gurgaon district, only 15 can be revived. A number of ponds and lakes were levelled […]

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Delhi to start slum rehab policy from Sangam Park

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Faizan Haidar, New Delhi: About 2,000 families living in north Delhi’s Sangam Park will be the first to be rehabilitated under Delhi government’s slum-free plan. The Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) has submitted the plan to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for approval. “We need to submit the design to the MCD which we […]

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Modi hails army on ‘Mann ki Baat’, says people in Kashmir want peace

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IANS, New Delhi: For the second consecutive day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated that those responsible for the attack on the Uri army camp that killed 18 soldiers on September 18 would be punished. “There is lot of anger in the country over the Uri attack. We have faith in our forces. Culprits will […]

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Most Favoured Nation or not, India-Pakistan trade remains ‘abysmally’ low

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PTI, New Delhi: Amid reports that India is considering withdrawal of most favoured nation (MFN) status to Pakistan in the wake of the Uri terror attack, Assocham said on Sunday the special privilege has not made much of a difference as trade between the two remains “abysmally” low. Out of India’s total merchandise trade of $641 […]

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AAP govt in Delhi will train officials on using social media tools

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PTI, New Delhi: The Delhi government, known for its social media presence with the most active face being chief minister Arvind Kejriwal himself, has decided to provide training to its officers on how to use Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp. Information and Technology department of the Delhi government has been directed to design the training course […]

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I will never be bothered about the length of a role in a film: Ram Kapoor

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Rukmini Chopra, Mumbai: Television actors making it big in Bollywood is not a regular phenomenon, but Ram Kapoor is one of the exceptions. Having played leading roles in television shows such as Bade Acche Lagte Hain and Kasamh Se, to supporting roles in films like Student of The Year (2012) and Udaan (2010), he has […]

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