Modi wants to destroy Delhi: Kejriwal

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 14:12

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Upset after two key bureaucrats in Delhi were transferred, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "hell bent" on "destroying" the capital through the Lt Governor.


Alert PM Modi saves media camera persons from big mishap

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 14:10

Sanosara (Jamnagar), Aug 30 (IANS) The alertness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of a water project near here on Tuesday saved the lives of several cameramen and photographers, Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel informed.


Sonia writes to Pope before Mother Teresa's canonisation

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 14:04

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday wrote to Pope Francis expressing the pride and delight felt by every Indian citizen on the September 4 canoninsation of Mother Teresa to be held at the Vatican.


Gangotri landslide:Priest saved from debris

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 13:44

Dehradun, Aug 30 (IANS) The priest of the Gangnani Garmkund temple, who was trapped under the debris during a landslide on Gangotri highway on Tuesday morning, has been saved, an official said.


India-US defence pact deal to work only on mutual consent: Defence Ministry

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 13:34

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that the newly-inked India-US military logistics agreement will work only on mutual consent, and clarified that it does not provide for setting up of bases or an obligation to carry out joint activities.


Students to be dewormed in 70 UP districts

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 13:08

Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) Deworming of students aged between 1-19 years would be taken up across Uttar Pradesh on September 10, an official said on Tuesday.


'Freedom 251' makers launch loyalty card programme

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 12:46

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Noida-based Ringing Bells that introduced the world's cheapest smartphone Freedom 251 on Tuesday launched a loyalty card programme for its products on its first anniversary.


Take preventive steps to control dengue: HC

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 12:44

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed all civic agencies of the national capital to take preventive steps to control dengue.


The way to win Kashmir's hearts and minds

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 11:52

In this age of bloody bomb attacks on soft targets ranging from wedding parties in Turkey to tourist towns in Thailand, the turmoil in Kashmir is a ticking bomb the Indian government cannot afford to avert its gaze from, even if the international community thinks this is none of its business.


Rains trigger landslide on Gangotri highway in Uttarakhand

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 11:42

Dehradun, Aug 30 (IANS) More than five dozen people were stranded and the priest of a famous temple was trapped under debris in Gangotri after heavy rains triggered a landslide in the region on Tuesday morning, an official said.