Firecracker factory blast in Punjab kills 23

A major blast at a firecracker factory in Batala town of Punjab killed over 23 people and injured more than a dozen others, some of them seriously

SC to examine legality of J&K’s altered status

The Supreme Court sought the response of the Centre and the Jammu & Kashmir government to a bunch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of two decisions - the presidential order scrapping the state’s special status under Article...

74-year-old woman in Andhra gives birth to twins

Perhaps for the first time in the world, a 74-year-old woman from a village in East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh became a mother and gave birth to twin girls

Karnataka govt won't pursue proposal for separate state flag

The BJP government in Karnataka indicated that it would not pursue the previous Congress government's proposal for a separate state flag that was pending before the central government

NRC won't be implemented in West Bengal: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government will not allow the implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state

19,00,000 left out, final Assam NRC elicits anger & sense of betrayal

Assam’s NRC upgradation process ended with the rejection of the citizenship claims of a little over 19,00,000 people out of the total 40,00,000 who had not found a place in last year’s draft National Register of Citizens

Vibrant Gujarat roadshow held in Mumbai

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a roadshow in Mumbai on November 26, for the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Manchester airport delivers major boost to north with new Mumbai connection

Jet Airways’ five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Mumbai took for the first time this morning, at a celebration attended by Aviation Minister, Baroness Liz Sugg and hundreds of guests from across the region.

The Singapore government has named Gopinath Pillai, Ambassador- at- large as special envoy to Andhra Pradesh to advise the state government on various issues pertaining to capital region development, including capital mobilisation and tourism.

On Friday 27th February the High Commissioner of India, H.E. Mr Ranjan Mathai, hosted the London launch of the Murty Classical Library of India. It was founded by Rohan Narayana Murthy and is published by Harvard University Press.

he Punjab and Haryana high court quashed the selection of 816 arts and craft teachers appointed by the Bhupinder Singh Hooda's Congress government in 2010, terming the criteria of recruitment as "tailor-made to ensure selection of particular...



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