New Delhi: The HRD ministry on Monday rbished media reports on the involvement of a vehicle from union minister Smriti Irani’s cavalcade in an accident on the Yamuna Expressway, stating that ‘the vehicle had nothing to do with the cavalcade’.
Mumbai: The body of a four-year-old girl, who went missing near Mankhurd railway station, was found dumped in bushes near Mankhurd in eastern suburbs today, police said.
New Delhi: Seeking to promote entrepreneurship among the youths in the city, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today launched an incubation policy and distributed seed money of Rs 1.5 crore each to six higher educational institutions under the scheme.
Pune/Nashik: Moving swiftly to avoid a possible confrontation, Maharashtra Police on Monday evening detained over 100 women activists planning to storm the sanctum sanctorum of the renowned Trimbakeshwar Temple in Nashik district, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in the country.
New Delhi: The AAP government will table its annual budget on March 28 in the Delhi Assembly, with health and education set to get priority in allocations.
Osaka: China earned a berth for the Rio Olympic women’s football event here on Monday with one game remaining in the six-team round-robin Asian Zone qualifications.
Japanese auto-giant Nissan, announced a price hike across its models. The price hike is an effect of the additional taxes levied on the automobiles, in the 2016 Union Budget. Finance Minister, Shri. Arun Jaitley announced an infra cess of 1%-4% on automobiles.
Chalakudy (Kerala): The ‘poor man’s superstar’ of Kerala, Kalabhavan Mani, was on Monday given a grand send off by his fans, friends and colleagues here.
Birmingham: All eyes will be on Indian ace Saina Nehwal when she returns to the court after an injury lay-off at the All England Championship, hoping to better last year’s runner-up finish at the prestigious event which begins with the qualifiers here tomorrow.
Lucknow: Public-sector Hindustan Petroleum (HP) Corp. has launched an ‘all women’ petrol pump here on the eve of International Women’s Day.
Pyongyang: North Korea has threatened “indiscriminate” nuclear strikes against the US and South Korea as both the countries begin their largest ever military drills.
Gurgaon: Calling on the states to “reform or perish”, union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said India has become a competitive federalism, with states vying with each other to attract investment.
New Delhi/Ahmedabad: India remained on high alert owing to a terror threat on ‘Maha Shivratri’ today as temples and strategic places were under tight vigil amid inputs that 10 LeT and JeM terrorists have entered India from Pakistan through Gujarat which saw an unprecedented security cover.
Canberra: A gunman who killed one person and injured two others at a Sydney industrial unit shot himself after a six-hour siege, police said. The police surrounded the site after a man was killed and two others seriously injured in a shooting incident around 10.45 a.m. (local time). “Three factory people were also at the site who were later rescued after the gunman was found dead around 5.00 p.m. (local time),” Australian
New York: A diet rich in a fatty acid that is essential for nutrition and found in grapeseed and other oils but not in olive oil may lower the risk of heart disease and diabetes, suggests a study. The results showed that men and women with higher linoleic acid levels — which contains omega-6 fatty acid — are less prone to heart disease and inflammation and also possess more lean body mass.
Mumbai: Ahead of the International Women’s Day, India Inc today affirmed support to the cause of their empowerment, announcing a slew of initiatives including an all women bank branch, work from home schemes and commitments to improve the share of the gender among employees.
Beijing: A senior official of the Tibet region on Monday expressed his firm opposition to Dalai Lama’s expected visit to Taiwan. “We strongly oppose anyone who is in power (in Taiwan) to invite the Dalai Lama to visit the island,” Xinhua quoted Padma Choling, chairman of the standing committee of Tibet’s Congress, as saying.
New Delhi: Delhi government has directed all schools in the national capital to display their report card of size 3.5 X 2.5 feet at a “prominent” place in the building. “It is mandatory for all schools to display school report card (3.5 X 2.5 feet in size) each year at a prominent place in the school building and principals or heads of schools should also share the same with community members,” Directorate of
New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni can still torment the bowlers around the world for at least two-three years and can win more matches for India if he consistently bats at number four, former opener Virender Sehwag said today. Dhoni batted at number four against Bangladesh in Asia Cup final last night and ended the match in a jiffy with a flurry of boundaries.