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)...
False campaign led to Bhangar agitation: Mamata

False campaign led to Bhangar agitation: Mamata

Kolkata, Feb 9. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday claimed that the agitation in West Bengal's Bhangar was based on "a false campaign" and denied that two villagers who died...

India successfully test fires twin missiles

Bhubaneswar, Nov 21.  India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile twice in quick succession from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha.The medium-range surface-to-surface ballistic missiles was...

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...

Science, technology important in UK-India ties: Modi 

New Delhi, Nov 7 . Stressing on the significance of science, technology and innovation in the India-UK bilateral engagement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said both countries should work together to...
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...

PM stresses role of financial markets in Indian economy

Raigad (Maharashtra), Dec 24 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the crucial role played by financial markets for the growth of the Indian economy but warned of damages they can...
President inaugurates international conference on 'idea of Bharat'

President inaugurates international conference on ‘idea of Bharat’

New Delhi, Feb 24. President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday inaugurated an international conference on "Bharat Bodh" (Idea of Bharat), organised by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal.According...
Maha Shivratri celebrated across Uttar Pradesh

Maha Shivratri celebrated across Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Feb 24 . Maha Shivratri was celebrated on Friday in Uttar Pradesh, with hundreds of thousands thronging Shiva temples across the sprawling state.Serpentine queues of men and women were seen outside...
Shiv Sena leads in battle for Mumbai

Shiv Sena leads in battle for Mumbai

Mumbai, Feb 23. The ruling Shiv Sena appeared all set to retain control over the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), India's biggest and richest civic body, election officials said on Thursday.The Bharatiya...

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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...