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...

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)...

Lok Sabha adjourned as opposition protests demonetisation 

New Delhi, Nov 18 .  The Lok Sabha witnessed disruptions and adjournments on Friday as the opposition demanded a debate on the government's November 8 demonetisation move under the parliamentary rules entailing...

India ranked 7th among countries most hit by terror 

India was ranked 7th in the list of countries most impacted by terrorism in 2015, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI), 2016, released by the Institute for Economics & Peace,...
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...

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 -...
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...
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...
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...

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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...