Sunday , 20 August 2017

National News

PM lauds economic reforms in I-Day speech

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday reached out to strife-hit Kashmiris, saying abuses and bullets will not resolve their problems but embracing them will, as he praised his government’s economic reforms in a wide-ranging Independence Day speech. Please like & share: Read More »

India, Turkmenistan hold talks to boost ties

NEW DELHI: India and Turkmenistan reviewed the entire gamut of their bilateral relations and took stock of the progress achieved in key areas like energy, trade and security, the Ministry of External Affairs said. Please like & share: Read More »

Mukherjee quashed compulsory retirement of IIT professor

NEW DELHI: IIT-Kharagpur professor Rajeev Kumar, who was given compulsory retirement after he exposed flaws in the IIT entrance exam, can now heave a sigh of relief, courtesy former President Pranab Mukherjee. Please like & share: Read More »

India, China troops indulge in stone pelting

LEH/NEW DELHI: Indian border guards Tuesday frustrated an attempt by Chinese soldiers to enter Indian territory along the banks of famous Pangong lake in Ladakh resulting in stone pelting that caused minor injuries to soldiers on both sides, officials said. Please like & share: Read More »

Himachal mudslide: rescue operations continue

IANS   SHIMLA Rescuers on Monday resumed search operations for the second day in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district where a massive mudslide swallowed a 150m stretch of road burying three homes, two buses and a bike and leaving 46 dead. The authorities are suspecting one person might be trapped in the mud pile that spread over 300 m area. “This ... Read More »

Centralise Eklavya schools’ running on KV pattern, says parliamentary panel

IANS   NEW DELHI The parliamentary standing committee on Tribal Affairs, in its latest report, recommended that the overall supervision and management of Eklavya Schools should be centralised on the pattern of Kendriya Vidyalayas to improve their quality. Noting that out of 247 Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRs), 161 schools have been set up in the states on the pattern ... Read More »

NHRC issues notice to UP on Gorakhpur deaths

IANS   NEW DELHI The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on the deaths of over 60 children in a government hospital in Gorakhpur and called for a detailed report. It also asked for information about the steps taken for “relief and rehabilitation of the affected families” as well as the ... Read More »

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