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)...

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 -...

Rahul meets people in ATM queue, says money spike to help PM’s friends 

New Delhi, Nov 21.  Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of acting on his whims and fancies, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said on Monday: "We will have to find a new word...
Demonetisation, a right decision at right time: PM Modi

Demonetisation, a right decision at right time: PM Modi

New Delhi, Feb 7.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday strongly defended his government's decision to ban high value currency notes, saying it was the right step taken at the right time...

Modi salutes the spirit of differently abled

New Delhi, Dec 3,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed the determination of the disabled people on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities."I salute determination of our Divyang sisters and...

President greets nation on Gurpurab

New Delhi, Nov 14 . President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti -- also called Gurpurab -- and urged people to "unite to bring...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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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...