Himachal saves brilliantly plumaged western tragopan from extinction

Himachal saves brilliantly plumaged western tragopan from extinction

Shimla, Feb 22. As the population of the western tragopan, a brilliantly-coloured Asian pheasant species, hovers on the brink of extinction globally, Himachal Pradesh is engaged in breeding its state bird in...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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)...
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...
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...

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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...

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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...