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Smriti to Visit Amethi on May 12

Amethi : "Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani will visit Amethi on May 12 during which she will address Kisan Panchayat in all the blocks," BJP district unit president Durgesh Tripathi said, adding, "She will listen to the woes of the farmers who have suffered massive losses due to untimely rains and hailstorm." Union Minister Smriti Irani will visit Rahul Gandhi's...

DU Students Union Meets Arvind

New Delhi: Delhi University Students Union met Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and submitted an eight-point memorandum of demands to him, which include university special buses and upgrading of colleges' infrastructure. "We submitted an eight-point memorandum of demands to the chief minister, who has assured us of looking into the issues raised by us including improvement of infrastructure in Delhi government...

New Political Party Launched By Manjhi

Patna : Former Bihar Chief Minister and expelled JD(U) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi announced launching `Hindustani Awam Morcha` (HAM) as a new political party in Bihar. He said, would contest alone all the 243 seats in the coming Bihar polls. The announcement was made at a press conference. He named former minister Shakuni Chaudhary as Bihar president of the HAM. But,...

Two youths electrocuted in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 9 : Two youths were electrocuted today when a high voltage electricity transmission line snapped and fell on them in Budgam district of central Kashmir, police said. Aijaz Ahmad Bhat (30) and Irfan Ahmad Lone (20) died after they came in contact with the 440 KV transmission line at Pohru, 13 km from here, a police official said. The transmission...

Meherbani, Shukriya for your love, support, prayers, says Salman Khan

Salman Khan
Bollywood Actor Salman Khan has thanked his fans, followers and supporters after the Bombay High Court suspended the superstar's 5-year sentence in the hit and run case and granted him bail. "All those who prayed for and supported me thank u meherbani shukriya," the 49-year-old tweeted on Friday night. Salman's sister Arpita Khan Sharma also thanked her brother's die-hard fans for their...

Two electricity workers injured in attack

Jind (UP), May 9 : Two electricity workers were injured in an attack allegedly by locals, when they along with three other fellow workers went to pick up equipments at Dhabi Tek Singh village here. The five workers of Gadhi Electricity Division had reportedly received orders from SDO P D Kashik to pick up the electricity equipment from the houses where...

Sunny morning in Delhi

New Delhi, May 9 : A sunny morning greeted Delhiites today with the minimum temperature settling at 25.7 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average. Weatherman has, however, predicted thunderstorms later in the day. According to the MeT department, humidity level recorded till 8.30 AM was 32 per cent. "There will be partly cloudy sky and thunderstorms may occur in the capital,"...

Woman among 3 held for possessing explosives

Ramanathapuram (TN), May 9: A large quantity of explosives transported in an autorickshaw were seized and three persons, including a woman, arrested by Coastal Security Group (CSG) Police at Thondi in the district today, police said. A team of CSG made the seizure during a vehicle check conducted following a specific information. The team led by Inspector Ramesh Kumar found 130 gelatine...

UPSC Gets First RAW Officer

New Delhi: After formation in 1983 of RAS service, all officers who were with Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) were given option of either going back to their service or joining the newly formed RAS along with their seniority. Arvind Saxena, in-charge of Aviation and Research Centre of external snooping agency RAW, was on Friday appointed as a member of...

Modi Congratulates David Cameron

New Delhi : Prime Minister of India Narendra Damodardas Modi congratulated British Prime Minister David Cameron on the victory of his Conservative Party in British general election. "Congratulations David Cameron. As you rightly pointed out - its "Phir Ek Baar, Cameron Sarkar!" My best wishes", Modi tweeted. His message came as Cameron looked set for a second term as Prime...

Rahul Slams Modi

New Delhi : Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said he initially liked Modi's promise in Amethi during the poll campaign that he would not let political differences affect development. Calling it 'politics of revenge', Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha over the reported scrapping of a...

9 Crore Aadhaar Enrolments Rejected

New Delhi : "As on April 30, 2015, against the total Aadhaar generation of 82.93 crores, about 9.73 crore enrolments have been rejected due to duplicate enrolments or quality issues or technical reasons," Planning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh said in a written reply to Lok Sabha. As many as 9.73 crore enrolments have been rejected, by the Unique Identification Authority...

CPI to Hold Protest Against Land Bill

New Delhi: Communist Party of India (CPI) to Hold Protest Against Central govt's Land Bill. Terming the Centre's Land Acquisition Bill as "anti-farmer", the CPI declares to hold nationwide protests against the legislation on May 14. In Delhi, senior CPI leaders will hold a rally at the Parliament Street near Jantar Mantar, while simultaneous protests will be organized in other...

Rahul appears in Maha court in RSS defamation case

Thane (Mah), May 8 : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today appeared in a local court in connection with a criminal defamation case against him, notwithstanding the Supreme Court stay on the proceedings in the matter. He presented himself before Magistrate D P Kale in line with the commitment given by his counsel on March 30. The court posted the case...