Opposition didn’t get time to prepare for demonetisation: Modi 

New Delhi, Nov 25.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi while hitting out at the criticism over demonetisation, said on Friday that those hurt by the move were charged up not because the government...
Countdown for PSLV rocket's longest mission begins

Countdown for PSLV rocket’s longest mission begins

Chennai, Sep 24 .  The countdown for the launch of an Indian rocket with a weather and seven other satellites began on Saturday at rocket port Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, the Indian...
Gurudas Kamat withdraws resignation from Congress party

Gurudas Kamat withdraws resignation from Congress party

New Delhi, June 23 - Bowing to persuasion from the party high command, former union minister and five-time Lok Sabha member from Mumbai Gurudas Kamat on Thursday said he is withdrawing his...
ISRO rocket blasts off with Cartosat and 19 other satellites

ISRO rocket blasts off with Cartosat and 19 other satellites

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), June 22 - An Indian rocket named Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Wednesday morning lifted off successfully with the country's earth observation satellite Cartosat, Google company Terra Bella’s...

SC notice on firm’s plea for ex post facto clearance for hotel

New Delhi, (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on a plea for ex post facto environment clearance for a hotel in McLeodganj in Himachal Pradesh constructed in violation of...

Itanagar: An understated tourist spot 

Itanagar, Aug 30 .  "Why Itanagar? Go to Tawang," suggested my friends. But the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, that borders China, has a lot to offer -- peaceful places, fun nightclubs and...
Monsoon finally reaches Kerala

Monsoon finally reaches Kerala, Lakshadweep

Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 - The southwest monsoon has finally set in over Kerala and Lakshadweep, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Wednesday.K. Santhosh, director at the IMD office here, said "good...

Supreme Court nixes plea for 100 percent cut in water to liquor industry

New Delhi, May 24 -The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea seeking 100 percent cut in supply of water to the liquor industry in Maharashtra so that millions...
Six killed in road accident

Six killed in road accident in Delhi

New Delhi, June 3 - Six young men travelling in a Ford Ecosport were killed when their SUV rammed into a stationary truck on National Highway 1 in outer Delhi's Badli area...

Petrol, diesel prices hiked

New Delhi, June 1 - Petrol price was hiked by Rs.2.58 a litre and diesel by Rs.2.26 per litre, an announcement from Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) said here late on Tuesday.Petrol will...

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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...