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New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday congratulated Manushi Chhillar on being crowned as Miss World, saying country's future lies in the indomitable spirit and excellence of our youth.
Published 19-Nov-2017 17:27 IST
New Delhi: The indigenously developed Tejas Light Combat Aircraft is a world class fighter jet and can effectively play its "defined" role in securing Indian skies, its manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) said on Sunday as the Indian Air Force looked at acquiring a fleet of foreignMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 18:11 IST
New Delhi: In her death, former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi left a message that "a commitment to the people can never be killed by any power, however strong it may be", former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday. Mukherjee was speaking at the inaugural function of a photo exhibition on IndiraMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 19:06 IST
Chennai: Even as defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman's remarks distancing the Indian Coast Guard from a firing incident in which two fishermen were injured ruffled feathers of political leaders and fishermen organisations, a senior Tamil Nadu minister has toed her line. Forests minister and seniorMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 19:07 IST
Mumbai: The BJP is friendlier to former prime minister Indira Gandhi than her father Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, as she was steeped in the Upanishads and Vedas, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday. He said Gandhi would widely quote from the ancient scriptures in public speeches. NehruMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 18:25 IST
Mumbai: Dynasty is a "lazy" word coined to describe succession in politics, but public representatives have to ultimately go back and get elected, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday. He said the country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru did not launch a dynasty, and that the peopleMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 17:57 IST
Panaji: With the aim of installing 200 more robots and reach over 20,000 robotic-assisted surgeries per year by 2020, US-based Vattikuti Foundation is set to make India the second largest market for robotic surgery in the world after the US, said the non-profit's top executive here. "India today hasMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 17:08 IST
New Delhi: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday said India and China have "great potential" and they could work together at a "practical level". "I think, a great potential. India and China combined are doing more compassionate work. At a practical level also. Imagine two billion peopleMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 16:53 IST | Updated 18:05 IST
New Delhi: In yet another humanitarian gesture, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday asked the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to grant a visa to a Pakistani woman for a liver transplant in India. Her intervention came after Sadia, the ailing woman's daughter, requested Swaraj forMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 16:45 IST
Mumbai: The release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama "Padmavati" has been "voluntarily" deferred from its scheduled date of December 1, a spokesperson for the film's producer and distributor Viacom18 Motion Pictures said on Sunday.
Published 19-Nov-2017 16:28 IST
Jammu: The Centre has taken note of reports about global terror group ISIS claiming an attack in the Kashmir Valley that left a police officer dead, Union minister Jitendra Singh said adding that the future course of action would be adopted after taking an appropriate view.
Published 19-Nov-2017 16:06 IST
New Delhi: On the birth centenary of Indira Gandhi, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday described her as a Prime Minister for whom there was only one religion -- that all Indians were equal children of the motherland. The Congress president said Indira Gandhi was "one of the greatest" as sheMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 16:04 IST
New Delhi: The CISF has written to schools across the country, including noted ones like KVs, DPS, Doon and Scindia, offering professional security consultancy services to ensure safe environment for children, a move that comes in the wake of the killing of a student in Gurugram.
Published 19-Nov-2017 15:36 IST
New Delhi: On the occasion of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's birth centenary, Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, on Sunday, paid her tributes to the "Iron Lady" while talking about her compassion towards helping the poor and oppressed, and her contribution towards the freedom struggle.
Published 19-Nov-2017 14:34 IST
New Delhi: Stepping up probe into the Panama Papers, the Income Tax Department has slapped criminal charges under the new anti-black money Act and launched fresh assessment of stashed offshore income against over half-a- dozen Indian entities in the list, official sources had said.
Published 19-Nov-2017 14:10 IST
New Delhi: The Centre has informed the Delhi High Court that its records show a bungalow on Jantar Mantar Road in the heart of the national capital was allotted to the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Smarak Trust and was not allocated to either activist Swami Agnivesh or his NGO. The response of theMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 12:33 IST
Mumbai: Congress leader P Chidambaram has warned that as the Narendra Modi government inched closer to the end of its term, it might also be assailed by the same degree of corruption allegations which drowned the UPA-II. The former finance minister said the erstwhile Congress- led UPA-2 dispensationMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 12:23 IST
Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and celebrities who have roots in Haryana, have congratulated India's Manushi Chhillar for making the country proud by clinching the Miss World 2017 title.
Published 19-Nov-2017 12:00 IST
Rameswaram(TN): Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested early on Sunday by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in Palk Strait off Katchatheevu. The fishermen from this island town and Mandapam were arrested by the Lankan Naval personnel while they were fishing near Katchatheevu and taken toMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 11:49 IST
New Delhi: Conciliatory procedure is needed to settle matrimonial disputes between couples, the Delhi High Court has said while highlighting the role of mediation in resolving such issues. It said that the constitutional mandate is for speedy disposal of matrimonial disputes and to grant quickMore
Published 19-Nov-2017 11:29 IST

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