Monday , 18 March 2019

National News

Govt worked to build ‘New India’, infused new hope in people: President

PTI   NEW DELHI Presenting key achievements of the Modi government ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, President Ram Nath Kovind Thursday asserted it has worked to build a “New India” after assuming power in 2014 and infused new hope when the nation was passing through “uncertain times”. Kickstarting the Budget session of Parliament with an address to a joint ... Read More »

‘Pakistan officially abetting anti-India activities’

IANS NEW DELHI Pakistan is officially abetting individuals associated with terrorism and anti-India activities, a senior official said on Thursday, responding to a telephone conversation between Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference earlier this week. Speaking at a media briefing here on Thursday, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said ... Read More »

Note ban brought down land prices, helped youth buy cheap houses: Modi

IANS   SURAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the demonetisation exercise helped bring down prices of houses and made them affordable for the youth. He said he was being asked about the gains from the 2016 note ban but the question should be put to the youth who gained from it. “I am asked about the benefits ... Read More »

Congress putting roadblocks in way of early solution to Ram temple issue, says Shah

IANS   LUCKNOW Accusing the Congress of trying to put roadblocks in the way of an early solution to the Ram temple issue, Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Wednesday reiterated the commitment of his party for a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya. Addressing party workers in the state capital, the BJP President said while the Narendra Modi-led NDA ... Read More »

‘Peace, tranquility along border prerequisite for smooth ties with China’

PTI NEW DELHI India has once again underlined the importance of maintaining peace and tranquility along the border with China as a prerequisite for “smooth” development of overall ties between the two countries. Both sides reviewed the situation along the border Tuesday during the 13th meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on India-China Border Affairs, the ... Read More »

12 die of swine flu in Delhi hospitals

PTI   NEW DELHI Over 600 people have tested positive for swine flu in Delhi, while two city-based government-run hospitals have reported 12 deaths due to the H1N1 virus till Tuesday. As of January 29, at least 617 people have been diagnosed with swine flu in Delhi, the third highest number after Rajasthan and Gujarat. No death has been reported ... Read More »

Centre’s push for Ram temple

NEW DELHI: Facing growing pressure to move swiftly on the Ram temple issue, the Modi government on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to allow it to return the “non-disputed” surplus land acquired around the disputed structure in Ayodhya to a Hindu trust and other original owners, in a significant move ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. Please like & share: Read More »

George Fernandes dies at 88

NEW DELHI: George Fernandes, a lifelong socialist despite his political adventurism that included cabinet posts in two ideological opposite governments where he ousted Coca-Cola in 1977 and oversaw the Kargil war in 1999, died Tuesday. He was 88. Please like & share: Read More »

Do not treat your ward’s report card as your visiting card: PM

NEW DELHI:Parents should not treat the “report cards” of children as their “visiting cards” or expect them to fulfil their unfulfilled dreams, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he interacted Tuesday with around 2,000 students, teachers and parents. Please like & share: Read More »