No plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes: Economic Affairs Secretary

New Delhi, Feb 22 . The central government has no plans to re-introduce Rs 1,000 currency notes and will focus on lower denominations, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday."(There are)...

Odisha hopeful of world heritage tag for Bhitarkanika National Park

Bhubaneswar, Feb 22. The Odisha government is hopeful of getting the Bhitarkanika National Park, the country's second largest mangrove forest after the Sundarbans in neighbouring West Bengal, included in the list of...

Isha Foundation to erect 112 feet Shiva idols in India

Chennai, Feb 21.  The Isha Foundation plans to have 112-foot tall faces of Hindu God Shiva or `Adiyogi' in the other three regions of the country - east, north and west -...

Music fest Holi Moo! to return to Delhi, Hyderabad

New Delhi, Feb 21 . The 11th edition of multi-genre music festival Holi Moo! is set to take place here on March 13. The fest, which expanded to Hyderabad last year, will...

Hindi may topple English on Social Media in India but ignores critical issues

New Delhi, Feb 21. Hindi is set to topple English as the most popular language on social media in India in 2017 but this comes with a negative, a study on the...

Panaji bans selling of paan

Panaji, Feb 17, The humble paan, chewed across the subcontinent by the rich and the poor alike, has made Panaji Mayor Surendra Furtado see red.The Mayor of Goa's capital on Thursday banned...
Palanisamy to be new Tamil Nadu CM 

Palanisamy to be new Tamil Nadu CM 

Chennai, Feb 16. E. Palanisamy, AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala's backer, was on Thursday invited by Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao to take oath as the new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.The Governor told...
In UP, villages still cry for roads

In UP, villages still cry for roads

Shahjahanpur, Feb 14. Seven decades after independence, residents of a large number of villages in Tilhar constituency here in Uttar Pradesh continue making one key demand: better and macadamised roads.They complain that...
HC to hear plea on missing BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav

HC to hear plea on missing BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav

New Delhi, Feb 10. The Delhi High Court will hear later Friday a habeas corpus plea on missing BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav, whose social media video clip on "substandard food" triggered...
President to launch solar power project at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President to launch solar power project at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday

New Delhi, Feb 10. President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the first phase of a solar power project in the President's Estate on Friday, an official release said.The project would generate 670 KW...

Entertainment

My intentions are to entertain with dignity: Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 5 - Following a spat with comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says that his intentions are to act and entertain people with dignity.Sunil...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...