India commits to a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region

India commits to a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region

Tokyo: India on Monday expressed its commitment to a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region and pitched for deepening of economic engagement among partners with a view to achieve the goal of continued growth, peace and prosperity, an official statement said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in an event here at the launch of discussions […]

Naqvi inaugurates a two-day orientation-cum-training programme for Haj 2022 deputationists

New Delhi: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated a two-day orientation-cum-training programme for Haj 2022 deputationists, in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Naqvi said that the Government has ended “political deceit of Haj subsidy” with transparency and commitment to “Decisions with Delivery”. He said that significant reforms done […]

Online test for filling non-gazetted govt posts to be held before year end: Jitendra Singh

Online test for filling non-gazetted govt posts to be held before year end: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that there will be an online Common Eligibility Test (CET) for filling up non-gazetted posts from this year. The Minister of State for Personnel said this while chairing the joint meeting of all the six autonomous bodies under the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) at […]

PM lauds services of horses in armed forces

PM lauds services of horses in armed forces

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has noted that horses have been an integral part of India’s glorious history and culture and hailed their contribution and services in the armed forces. The prime minister also specifically lauded ‘Virat’, the horse part of the President’s Bodyguard regiment which retired from its years-long service after the 73rd […]

Temples destroyed in past should be rebuilt: Goa CM Sawant

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing row over Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday said all the temples destroyed in the past should be rebuilt, while asserting that the BJP government in the state has made budgetary allocation for reinstating temples demolished during the Portuguese rule. Sawant also said the Goa […]

India’s traditional rural way of living is guiding world faced with climate change crisis: President Kovind

India’s traditional rural way of living is guiding world faced with climate change crisis: President Kovind

Vadodara: India’s “traditional rural way of living” has been providing lessons to the world community as it faces the climate change crisis, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Saturday. The president addressed a `Yuva Shivir’ (youth camp) organised by Shree Swaminarayan Temple at Kundaldham in Gujarat’s Vadodara district through a pre-recorded video message. He was […]

DU associate professor gets bail in case of objectionable FB post on Shivling

DU associate professor gets bail in case of objectionable FB post on Shivling

New Delhi: A city court on Saturday granted bail to Delhi University Associate Professor Ratan Lal, arrested for alleged objectionable remarks on social media related to claims of a ‘Shivling’ at Varanasi’s Gyanvapi mosque, saying his post, though reprehensible, does not indicate an attempt to promote hatred between communities. The court directed Lal to strictly […]

Hyderabad encounter: SC panel says only some video footage of incident produced before it

Hyderabad encounter: SC panel says only some video footage of incident produced before it

Hyderabad: The Supreme Court-appointed Commission to inquire into the alleged encounter killing of four people, accused of raping and murdering a veterinarian here in December 2019, said only some of the video footages of the scene of the incident were produced before it and that there was an unexplained delay in sending the FIR (of […]

Modi, Shah condole 33 deaths in Bihar thunderstorm

Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah have expressed grief over the death of 33 people in Bihar in a thunderstorm that lashed the state earlier this week. According to a statement issued by the office of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, altogether 33 people were killed in incidents related to the […]

Faridabad: Three workers charred to death in factory fire

Faridabad: Three workers were charred to death on Saturday morning after a massive fire broke out in a factory here. Lithium battery charging cells were being manufactured at the Sector 37 factory that was gutted in the fire. Police have registered a case of culpable homicide against the factory owner and sent bodies to B […]

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