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  • Two NRI devotees donate Rs 13.5 crore to Lord Venkateswara

    Tirupati: Two US-based entrepreneurs today donated Rs 13.5 crore to the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala. The NRI devotees, originally hailing from Andhra Pradesh, donated the huge cash offerings as a fulfilment of their vow, a temple official said.

  • 1st batch of Indian Haj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

    New Delhi: The first batch of Haj pilgrims was today flagged off by Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed. The first batch of 410 Haj pilgrims from Delhi left for Madina from the Indira Gandhi International Airport this morning.

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    Amit Shah did not say anything on Ram temple: BJP clarifies

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday denied that its President Amit Shah had made any statement in a Hyderabad meeting on Ram temple in Ayodhya even as AIMIM chief Asaddudin Owaisi questioned him for speaking on the sensitive issue that is being decided by the Supreme Court.

  • ICAR cancels 23rd AIEEA 2018 exam, new dates to announced soon

    The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has cancelled the AIEEA 2018 exam. In a notification, the ICAR that it has been decided with the approval of the competent authority to cancel the ICAR’s 23rd online All India Entrance Exam for admission to UG, PG and Ph.D. courses held on 22 and 23 June due to administrative reasons.

  • Rath Yatra: Lord Jagannath’s annual Yatra begins, PM Narendra Modi sends offerings

    Ahmedabad: The 141st Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath commenced this morning in the city amid tight security as lakhs of devotees flocked to the 18km route to catch a glimpse of the deity. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel performed ‘Pahind Vidhi’ – a symbolic ritual of cleaning the way for the chariots using a golden broom.

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    Kolkata court summons Congress leader Shashi Tharoor over ‘Hindu-Pakistan’ remark

    Kolkata: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was on Saturday summoned by a Kolkata Court over his controversial ‘Hindu-Pakistan’ remark. Kolkata-based advocate Sumeet Chowdhury, in his petition, said that Tharoor’s comments had hurt religious sentiments of the countrymen, insulted the Constitution and that they were intended to create great conflict and disharmony based on the religious divide.

  • News Alerts! PM Narendra Modi arrives in Varanasi to inaugurate various projects

    4:14 pm: I have read in newspaper that Congress President has said that Congress is a party of Muslims, I am not surprised by this. All I want to ask is, is their party only for Muslim men or for women too? Ye log sansad mein kanoon dabakar baith jaate hain: PM Narendra Modi.

  • JNU makes attendance compulsory for teachers

    New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has made attendance mandatory for teachers. The decision was taken at the university’s 146th Academic Council meeting on Friday.