India disappoint in women's fours lawn bowls

Saturday, 26 July 2014 20:51
Glasgow: India were knocked out of the women's fours lawn bowls of the 2014 Commonwealth Games after the team finished fourth in section B losing their last group match to Northern Ireland at the Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls centre here Saturday.India…

Promote culture of excellence in higher education: President

Saturday, 26 July 2014 20:45
Raipur: A culture of excellence must be promoted in institutes of higher academic learning in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.Speaking at the golden jubilee convocation ceremony of Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University here, he said a country like India…

President pays homage to Kargil war martyrs

Saturday, 26 July 2014 20:43
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday paid homage to the Kargil war martyrs on the occasion of the 15th Vijay Diwas (Victory Day)."The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has on Kargil Vijay Diwas paid homage to the brave martyrs who…

New war memorial soon: Jaitley

Saturday, 26 July 2014 20:43
New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said the government would soon finalise a site for construction of a national war memorial.Talking to reporters after paying homage to martyrs on the 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Jaitley said an appropriate decision…

Saddened by Saharanpur communal violence: Rahul Gandhi

Saturday, 26 July 2014 20:38
New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said he was "saddened" to hear about communal clashes in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh."I am deeply saddened to hear of clashes in Saharanpur," Gandhi said in a statement."Violence, divisiveness and hatred have…

Sushma Swaraj meets Nepali leaders as joint commission meet starts

Saturday, 26 July 2014 16:47
Kathmandu: The third meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission at the foreign minstry-level started here Saturday after a hiatus of 23 years.Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in Kathmandu Friday evening, jointly inaugurated the meeting with her Nepali…

PM launches portal for people's participation in governance

Saturday, 26 July 2014 16:46
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched an interactive online platform that allows people to share ideas and suggestions and participate in the country's governance."Democracy cannot succeed without people’s participation in Government and this participation should not be limited…

Modi works on ushering in 'acche din' for Varanasi

Saturday, 26 July 2014 16:45
Varanasi: Having elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi to parliament, the ancient city of Varanasi is all set to see 'acche din' (good days) promised during the election campaign.The Modi government has finalized an "exhaustive makeover blueprint" for the city, its…

Sonowal blames Gogoi for not availing budget benefits

Saturday, 26 July 2014 16:44
Guwahati: Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal Saturday blamed Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's Congress government for not availing the benefits available to the state in the budget."Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government had prioritised…

Traditional Indian medicines seized in Australia

Saturday, 26 July 2014 16:42
Sydney: Australian health authorities raided Indian grocery stores in Sydney, seizing traditional medicines they fear may cause lead poisoning.New South Wales (NSW) Health have warned the public against consumption of non-prescribed traditional medicines after a woman who had been taking…
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