New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) on Wednesday launched a multilingual knowledge portal www.bharatavani.in that has more than 130 dictionaries, glossaries and terminology books in text and PDF formats.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The CBI on Wednesday arrested the former director of West Bengal-based private company Basil International Ltd in its ongoing investigation into a chit fund case.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Six members of an inter-state gang were arrested following a shootout in Bankarwala area of West Delhi, Delhi Police said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Over three kilogram of scales of the 'critically endangered' Indian pangolin, intended to be sold in the Chinese market, were confiscated from three poachers in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, in a joint operation by the wildlife conservation organisation, Wildlife SOS, the state forest department and police.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) BJP president Amit Shah said on Wednesday that the party has not decided if it will project a chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh and noted that the ruling Samajwadi Party was his party's main rival in the assembly polls there next year.
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Hundreds of fisherfolk on Wednesday held a 'sea rally' to protest against the site selected for the proposed memorial to Chhatrapati Shivaji in the Arabian Sea off the Mumbai coast.
Ahmedabad, May 25 (IANS) A union minister from Gujarat has written to Chief Minister Anandiben Patel against State Energy Minister Saurabh Patel-Dalal, complaining that the latter was ignoring an important issue that he had raised with him.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday distanced itself from party general secretary Digvijaya Singh's statement that the 2008 Batla House gunfight was a "fake encounter" and maintained that the erstwhile UPA government had considered a "set of evidences" and found the encounter genuine.
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the union cabinet's approval for the inclusion of Malayali Gounder, Narikoravan and Kuruvikaran communities in the list of scheduled tribes.
Patna, May 25 (IANS) A Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader and his brother were shot dead on Wednesday by Maoists during campaigning for panchayat polls in Bihar's Gaya district, police said.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) With African heads of mission demanding strong action from the government in the wake of a Congolese man's murder in the national capital last week, India on Wednesday moved to assuage the grievances of the envoys and assured them of the safety and security of African nationals in the country.