New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Speaker's Research Initiative (SRI), conceptualised by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, on Tuesday organised a workshop on sustainable development goals (SDGs) for members of Parliament in the Parliament Library.
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) Operations at Bangladesh's Payra Sea Port were unofficially flagged off with the anchorage of a commercial vessel from China.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Three persons were arrested, including an employee of the ICICI Bank, on charge of snatching Rs 80 lakh from two employees of a rice trader, police said on Tuesday.
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) The "West" in West Bengal is likely to disappear with the Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday adopting a proposal to rename the state as "Bengal", a move that evoked mixed reactions from both eminent persons and commoners.
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) Violence broke out in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday after a speeding vehicle mowed down a 'Kanwaria', police said.
Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) The Haryana government will start work to set up an Integrated Aviation Hub at Hisar town to coincide with the 'Swaran Jayanti' (golden jubilee) celebrations of creation of the state.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Eight members of an international drug syndicate have been arrested and 14.2 kg of party drug Mephedrone, popularly known as "Meow Meow", worth Rs 25 crore seized from them, Delhi Police said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Coast Guard on Tuesday rescued 28 persons trapped on rooftops following rise of water level in Auranga river near Valsad in Gujarat, officials said.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday received a copy of the book 'Grassroots Innovation' and said the "government should provide institutional support to the grassroots innovators".
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Thirteen rounds of talks have been held between India and Pakistan on the issue of withdrawing troops from Siachen and New Delhi has made it clear that it is part of the larger issue of Islamabad supporting terrorism in India, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday its verdict whether a lawmaker, who has been expelled from his party, could suffer disqualification under anti-defection law for defying the party whip subsequent to his expulsion.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India's official auditor has said that Reliance Industries continued to claim excess costs for the recovery of gas amounting to $1 billion from the Krishna-Godavari basin despite its disallowance by the government.
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Telangana's main opposition Congress on Tuesday urged Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan to dismiss two ministers for EAMCET-II (medical) question paper leak.