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Category: National News

Houses to women a Rakshabandhan gift: Modi

VALSAD (GUJARAT): The 1 lakh houses given away to women under the flagship Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (rural) scheme in…

11 of 36 IMD subdivisions record deficient rainfall

NEW DELHI: Eleven of the 36 meteorological subdivisions in the country have recorded deficient rainfall until now, with many of…

Manipur University to reopen today after 85 days

IMPHAL: Closed for 85 days, the Manipur University will reopen on Thursday, said M Dayamon, president of Manipur University Students…

BSF rescues over 200 in Thrissur

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Besides performing their duty of guarding the country’s borders, the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel are also playing a…

Draft policy: compulsory genetic screening of pregnant women to curb genetic disorders

NEW DELHI: The Centre has prepared a draft policy proposing compulsory genetic screening of all pregnant women to prevent inherited…

J-K Governor: Malik to take oath of office today

NEW DELHI: Satyapal Malik, the newly appointed governor of Jammu and Kashmir, will be administered the oath of office Thursday,…

Country needs ‘progressive leader’ in face of ‘autocratic’ rule: Congress

NEW DELHI: Just ahead of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s address at the Kampnagel Theater, Bucerius Summer School in Hamburg, Germany,…

Comply with Indian laws, IT Minister tells WhatsApp CEO

IANS   NEW DELHI Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday told WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels to comply with…

14-yr-old boy sentenced after 7-hour trial for rape of minor girl

PTI   UJJAIN (MP) In an extra-ordinarily fast-paced trial, a juvenile court here convicted and sentenced within seven hours a…

Aadhaar data breach: HC seeks Centre’s response

IANS   NEW DELHI The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and the Unique Identification Authority of India…