4,500 pilgrims from Gujarat in J&K; CM speaks to Rajnath

4,500 pilgrims from Gujarat in J&K; CM speaks to Rajnath

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today spoke to the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh over phone, and urged him to ensure safety of over 4,500 Amarnath pilgrims from the state who are stranded in Jammu and Kashmir following violence there. She also held a high-level meeting of officials here with regard to the pilgrims, […]

Modi’s drumming skills enthral Tanzanians

Modi’s drumming skills enthral Tanzanians

Dar-es-Salaam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s skills as a drummer were today on full display here as he along with Tanzanian President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli played the traditional drums with elan. “New beats to the #IndiaAfrica rhythm! PM @narendramodi and President @MagufuliJP play the drum,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. Both the leaders […]

India hands over navigational chart to Tanzania

India hands over navigational chart to Tanzania

Dar-es-Salaam: India today handed over to Tanzania a navigational chart of the east African country’s Mkoani harbour which will be used by port authorities and ships for the navigation operation. “Indian Hydrographic Survey Ship, ‘INS Sutlej’ had conducted a joint hydrographic survey of Mkoani harbour, Tanzania in early 2016,” Office of the Prime Minister of […]

Indian- Origin girl among child geniuses on British TV show

Indian- Origin girl among child geniuses on British TV show

London: A nine-year-old Indian-origin girl is among a select group of child geniuses chosen for a television show wherein children compete with each other to be crowned Britain’s brainiest youngster. Rhea, whose surname was not made public to protect her identity, is one of the stars of the ‘Child Genius’ series on Channel 4 that […]

Modi leaves for Kenya after concluding Tanzania visit

Modi leaves for Kenya after concluding Tanzania visit

Dar-es-Salaam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for Kenya on the final leg of his four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with the continent after wrapping up his visit here. “So long Tanzania! A brief but fruitful visit ends as PM @narendramodi enplanes for Nairobi, the last leg of his tour,: External Affairs Spokesman […]

Munde’s supporters burn CM’s effigy after reshuffle

Munde’s supporters burn CM’s effigy after reshuffle

Mumbai: Pankaja Munde’s apparent unhappiness over being divested of the important water conservation portfolio today spilled onto the social media while her supporters burnt an effigy of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Ahmednagar district. Soon after news of her being relieved from the water conservation portfolio became public, a peeved Munde took to Twitter to […]

Delhi’s maximum temperature 36.7 degrees Celsius

Delhi’s maximum temperature 36.7 degrees Celsius

New Delhi: It was a pleasant day with maximum temperature settling at 36.7 degree Celsius, one notch above the season’s average and light rains occurred in some areas of the national capital. According to MeT department, minimum temperature was recorded at 28.8 degree Celsius, which was one notch above normal. Humidity level oscillated between 78 […]

MP, Assam reel under floods; toll mounts to 17

MP, Assam reel under floods; toll mounts to 17

New Delhi: There was no let up in flood misery in Madhya Pradesh and Assam with the death toll climbing to 17 today while heavy rains lashed parts of Rajasthan as the Northern Limit of Monsoon crossed Jodhpur. While monsoon continued to be active over Maharashtra, Goa, Telangana, north interior Karnataka and Kerala, rains eluded […]

Nitish asks fishermen to adopt new techniques

Nitish asks fishermen to adopt new techniques

Patna:Pledging to usher in a rainbow revolution in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today identified fisheries as a key sector for growth and asked fishermen to adopt new techniques to increase output. Addressing an event on the occasion of ‘Fisherman Day’, he said the state government has launched an agriculture roadmap to usher in rainbow […]

Sizable dip in Indian black money parked abroad: FM

Sizable dip in Indian black money parked abroad: FM

Ahmedabad: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the Narendra Modi government’s “activism” against black money in the last two years has resulted into a “sizable dip” in illegal assets stashed abroad by Indians. He also said the action being initiated by G-20 countries coupled with “technological intervention” will make it difficult to keep black money […]