Armed with broom, UP Minister cleans office, corridor

Armed with broom, UP Minister cleans office, corridor

A day after UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath emphasised on cleanliness, his cabinet colleague Upendra Tewari today picked up a broom to clean his office in the state legislature here, pictures of which went viral on social media. Armed with a broom and a mop, the minister swept the floor of his office and the […]

Modi says India stands with UK following London terror attack

Modi says India stands with UK following London terror attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed sadness over the London terror attack and said India stands with the UK at this difficult moment “Deeply saddened by the terror attack in London. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families,” Modi said in a tweet Five people were killed and nearly 40 […]

EC freezes AIADMK’s symbol

EC freezes AIADMK’s symbol

The Election Commission tonight issued an interim order freezing the ‘two leaves’ election symbol of AIADMK, saying both the rival camps cannot use the party symbol as well as its name for the prestigious R K Nagar assembly bypoll. After a day-long hearing here, the Commission said since there is little time available with it […]

WWF to undertake Ganges dolphin count in November

WWF to undertake Ganges dolphin count in November

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Kolkata will start its Ganges river dolphin count in November after witnessing a dip in the number of the endangered species earlier this year. “After the rains stop in October-November, we will undertake the survey along a 534 km stretch of Bengal in six-seven spots, but with a […]

In future, only Aadhaar may be required for identification: FM

In future, only Aadhaar may be required for identification: FM

Aadhaar may become the only card required to identify a person, replacing Voter ID and PAN, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Lok Sabha today. Jaitley was replying to a debate on the Finance Bill and the accompanying 40 amendments to different laws including one making Aadhaar mandatory for filing of income tax return […]

Modi says India stands with UK following London terror attack

Modi says India stands with UK following London terror attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed sadness over the London terror attack and said India stands with the UK at this difficult moment “Deeply saddened by the terror attack in London. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families,” Modi said in a tweet Five people were killed and nearly 40 […]

Cong may boycott Goa Guv’s address to state Assembly

Cong may boycott Goa Guv’s address to state Assembly

The Congress is likely to boycott Goa Governor Mridula Sinha’s address to the state Assembly tomorrow. “We are likely to boycott her speech. The final call on the boycott would be taken during the Congress Legislature party meeting scheduled at 10.30 AM in the Assembly complex,” Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar told today. Kavlekar claimed […]

Adityanath allocates portfolios, keeps key Home ministry

Adityanath allocates portfolios, keeps key Home ministry

Keeping the key Home ministry with himself to improve the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today allocated portfolios to his ministerial colleagues. He also kept the Mining department, which was in news for allegedly being mired in corruption during the previous Samajwadi party regime, an issue which the BJP […]

India, the third-largest Asian economy, ranked 131 on HDI: UN

India, the third-largest Asian economy, ranked 131 on HDI: UN

India has ranked a lowly 131 among the 188 countries surveyed for human development, a new UN report has said, bracketing the third-largest Asian economy alongside its South Asian neighbours like Pakistan, Bhutan and Nepal. India has made no improvement in its ranking over the previous year, despite the Human Development Report for 2015 noting […]

CBSE revamps exam, assessment format for Classes 6 to 9

CBSE revamps exam, assessment format for Classes 6 to 9

The CBSE has done away with the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) scheme and replaced it with a uniform system of assessment and examination to be followed by its affiliated schools for classes 6 to 9. The move that aims at standardizing teaching and evaluation across schools will be implemented from the upcoming academic session. […]

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