Thiruvananthapuram: With BJP consistently failing to make electoral breakthrough in Kerala, party chief Amit Shah on Sunday started his maiden visit to the southern state to discuss with leaders and grassroots functionaries strategy to strengthen and galvanise the organization.
DAKAR, Senegal: The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is “a top priority emergency,” the World Health Organization said on Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar.MUMBAI: A man, who sought separation from his wife alleging that she was aggressive and autocratic with an insatiable appetite for sex, was granted divorce by a family court here.”Due to respondent’s (wife’s) non-appearance before the court, the petitioner’s (husband’s) evidence remains unchallenged on record. Hence this court has no option but to accept his evidence as it is and he is entitled to a decree of divorce
ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party on Sunday suffered a major setback after party president and senior politician Javed Hashmi was expelled after he criticized the cricketer-turned-politician’s decision to march to the official residence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday directed the officials to establish a Bihar Bhawan and a Tourism Information Centre in Mumbai.
New Delhi: CBI, which is probing the alleged bribery case involving Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar, is contemplating filing a case of Disproportionate Assets (DA) against him.
Amritsar: Permission for public screening should not be given to films which try to glorify terrorists and the Censor Board should be careful to ensure the same, Punjab Education Minister Daljeet Singh Cheema has said.
Panaji: Union Tourism Ministry has appealed to the Finance Ministry to lower taxation on tourism products and related services, which will result in increasing footfalls in the country, Union Tourism Minister said on Sunday. “We have requested the Finance Ministry that the taxation on the tourism products and related services should be lowered so that we can attract more visitors to the country,” Union Tourism Minister Shripad Naik told PTI.
New Delhi: Congress in Delhi alleged on Sunday that power distribution companies have collected crores of rupees by forcing the consumers to increase the load capacity and called for an impartial probe into the matter.
Bhubneshwar: Dubbing Mamata Banerjee as “inconsistent”, All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) today said the West Bengal Chief Minister lacks ideology. “She (Mamata) has paved way for the BJP to enter in the politics of West Bengal. We do not subscribe to politics on caste, communalism and other negative forces. Mamata is now facing the music for encouraging BJP,” AIFB general secretary Debabrata Biswas told reporters here on the sidelines of a function to
Chandigarh: Union Minister Sushma Swaraj today said BJP would ensure equitable development of Haryana once it forms the government in the state. “Entire Haryana will be developed if BJP forms government in the state,” she said addressing a rally here.
Bangalore: Post-general elections with a stable federal government at work, global private equity (PE) players find real estate in India worth investing for good returns, an international realty services firm said Sunday.
Islamabad: A day after his supporters attempted to enter the prime minister’s house, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan faced disapproval from within his party — Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) — over taking such an “unethical” step.
Chandigarh:A young man was arrested here Sunday for shooting at his father over a property dispute, police said.
New Delhi: All slums and villages in the national capital will get toilet facilities soon, a government official said Sunday.
Copenhagen: Spaniard Carolina Marin stunned reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China to become the first European in 15 years to clinch the women’s singles title at the World Badminton Championships here Sunday.
New Delhi: HRD Minister Smriti Irani Sunday outlined a 13-point agenda for IIMs that includes developing strategies to meet teacher shortfall, a special programme for northeast students and contributing towards national development goals.
Chennai: Celebrities like Prakash Raj, S.S. Rajamouli, Devi Sri Prasad and Satish Kaushik took to Twitter to mourn the death of legendary Telugu filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana aka Bapu who died Sunday following cardiac arrest.
Chennai: Renowned Telugu filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana aka Bapu died here at his residence Sunday, his family said. He was 80.
Tokyo/Kyoto: Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Sunday said he was happy that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi toured the country’s ancient capital Kyoto, and said he was looking forward to meeting him again in Tokyo Monday for delegation-level talks.