Monday , 23 October 2017

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Cracker ban on Diwali becomes a blessing in disguise for Delhiites

NEW DELHI: The recent Supreme Court ban on sale of fire crackers, which was feared to turn this year’’s Deepawali lacklustre, instead gave the festival of lights a traditional touch, with people getting more time to spend with relatives and family. Please like & share: Read More »

PM asks bureaucrats to break silos to speed up work

PTI   NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said silos are a “big bottleneck” in the functioning of the union government and asked bureaucrats to adopt innovative ways to break these to speed up various processes of governance. He has asked the bureaucrats to work with dedication towards creation of New India by 2022. He conveyed the message during ... Read More »

Celebrate pollution-free Diwali, says President

IANS   NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday urged people to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali and he and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu greeted the nation on the occasion. “Let us resolve to celebrate Diwali in a clean and pollution-free manner as well as build a healthy, prosperous and sensitive nation and society,” Kovind said in a message. ... Read More »

Irani asks Congress to come clean on Bofors

PTI   NEW DELHI Union minister Smriti Irani Wednesday sought to put the Congress in the dock on the Bofors issue, citing claims of a private investigator involved in its probe, and asked it to come clean on the involvement of its leaders in the alleged scam. Targeting the opposition party, she told reporters that its leaders, including its chief ... Read More »

Govt working towards establishing ‘Ram Rajya’: Adityanath

IANS AYODHYA Hosting grand Diwali festivities at Ayodhya, said to be the birthplace of Lord Rama, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is striving to establish “Ram Rajya” in the country. Addressing a gathering here, Adityanath assured the people that all their “dreams will be fulfilled” but they ... Read More »

Govt working towards Ayurveda hospital in each district: Modi

PTI NEW DELHI The government is working towards setting up an Ayurveda hospital in each district of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today and asserted that time had come for a “health revolution” under the aegis of the traditional medicine system. Addressing a gathering after dedicating the country’s first All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation here, ... Read More »

BJP asks Congress to break silence over Vadra issue

PTI NEW DELHI The BJP on Tuesday asked Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul to break their “silence” over media reports which claimed that Robert Vadra had “links” with fugitive arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who was fielded by her party to attack the Congress leadership, said the silence of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul will be construed ... Read More »

250 police personnel went on leave during Rajnath Singh visit

PTI JAIPUR More than 250 policemen, some of whom had to give the guard of honour to Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit to Jodhpur yesterday, went on a day’s mass leave over rumours that their pay scale would be reduced. Singh was on a brief visit to Jodhpur to inaugurate a regional training centre for the Intelligence Bureau ... Read More »

Mughal history will be rewritten: BJP MLA

PTI   MEERUT (UP) Placing the Taj Mahal in the crosshairs of another controversy, BJP MLA Sangeet Som on Monday questioned the 17th-century architectural marvel’s place in India’s heritage and said history would be rewritten to erase Mughal emperors from it. Som’s comments during a visit to Meerut district on Sunday prompted an angry response from All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen ... Read More »

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