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  • Maha-battle between 'Maha-Yuti' and 'Maha-Aghadi'
    Maha-battle between 'Maha-Yuti' and 'Maha-Aghadi'
    Mumbai, October 9 (IANS): The Maharashtra Assembly polls slated for October 21 is mainly a battle between a supremely-confident eMaha-Yuti (Grand Alliance), comprising the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena and four other smaller allies, and '…
  • WHO to collaborate with govt to accelerate Ayushman Bharat
    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS): The WHO India Country Cooperation Strategy 2019-2023 has identified accelerating progress of the Ayushman Bharat programme as the top strategic priority.   As per the strategy document released on Wednesday, accelerating…
  • Modi to host China's Xi at summit with ties strained by Kashmir
    Modi to host China's Xi at summit with ties strained by Kashmir
    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shake hands as they visit the Hubei Provincial Museum in Wuhan, Hubei province, China on April 27, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo)   NEW DELHI, October 9 (Reuters): Prime Minister…
  • Warring Goa leaders to patch up over a drink
    Panaji, October 9 (IANS): Instead of an olive branch, two political friends-turned-foes in recent times, former Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo have decided to resolve their differences over Goa's…
  • Only 1 in 5 Indians go for regular eye checkups: Study
    New Delhi, October 9 (IANS): New research findings have revealed a significant increase in the number of Indians suffering from poor eyesight, with only one in five adults going for regular eye-checkups and an alarming 84 per cent admitting to not…
  • India biggest success story among malaria-endemic countries
    New Delhi, October 9 (IANS): India has been the biggest success story amongst malaria endemic countries in the world in bringing down malaria cases and deaths, which have declined by 49.09 per cent and 50.52 per cent in 2017, respectively, as…
  • Shinde again floats Cong-NCP merger trial balloon
    Solapur, October 8 (IANS): For the second time in five years, former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has stated that the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) may merge in future.   At a function…
  • Politics of Jats vs non-Jats to be factor in Haryana polls
    New Delhi, October  8 (IANS): The BJP might by playing up the issues like abolition of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and Balakot air strikes in the campaigning for Haryana Assembly elections but the factor of Jats versus non-Jats cannot be…
  • Gurdwara Bangla Sahib bans single-use plastics
    New Delhi, October 8 (IANS): Gurdwara Bangla Sahib has decided to ban use of all types of plastics in the shrine complex to commemorate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.   Manjinder Singh Sirsa, President of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management…
  • Congress slams Bhagwat's statement on lynchings
     NEW DELHI, October  8 (IANS) : The Congress has reacted sharply to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's statement on lynching incidents, saying it is shocked at such an insensitive comment.   Taking to Twitter, Congress Deputy Leader in the Rajya Sabha…
  • India to lift travel advisory on Kashmir two months after crackdown
    India to lift travel advisory on Kashmir two months after crackdown
     An aerial view shows Dal Lake, one of Kashmir's main tourist attractions, in Srinagar on September 20, 2019. (REUTERS File Photo)   SRINAGAR, October 8 (Reuters):  India on Thursday will lift an advisory asking tourists and pilgrims to leave…
  • India receives first Rafale fighter in France on Dussehra
    India receives first Rafale fighter in France on Dussehra
    Indian Defence Minister getting ready to take off in the newly inducted Rafale on October 8.  He completed a 30-minute sortie on a twin-seater trainer version of the Rafale fighter aircraft. (Photo Courtesy: Rajnath Singh@ rajnathsingh/Twitter)  …
  • RSS firm on India as Hindu nation: Bhagwat 
    RSS firm on India as Hindu nation: Bhagwat 
    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat with HCL Founder-Chairman Shiv Nadar during Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Foundation Day celebrations at RSS headquarters in Nagpur on October 8. (Image Source: IANS News)   New Delhi,…
  • Political participation by NC ruled out for now: Masoodi
    Srinagar, October  8 (IANS): After meeting with party President Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah, National Conference MP Hasnain Masoodi, in an exclusive interview with IANS, said that political participation by the NC is ruled out…
  • NNS finds high percent of mothers have no formal education
    New Delhi, October 8 (IANS): The latest Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) has found that a high percentage of Indian mothers have no formal education.   The survey found that the percentage of mothers with no formal education was high…
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