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'Sankalp Se Sidhhi' will glorify Indian culture: Minister

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma on Thursday said the initiative Sankalp Se Sidhhi, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will further glorify India's rich culture and heritage. Sharma was speaking at an event Sankalp Sandhya, organised by the Ministry of Culture at the Indira Gandhi Kala Kendra Auditorium in Noida. This event (Sanka...

15 hours ago
SpiceJet launches third flight under Udan scheme

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday said it has launched services on the Hyderabad-Puducherry sector. The airline said this is its third daily flight launched under the Udan (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme. Puducherry is one of the four un-served markets the airline will be operating to under the Udan scheme, SpiceJet said in a statement. <...

9 days ago
Second phase of Measles-Rubella campaign to target 3.4 cr children

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry has rolled out the second phase of the Measles-Rubella (MR) campaign to immunise around 3.4 crore children in the country against the two diseases, an official statement said on Monday. In the second phase, the vaccination programme will be carried out in schools, community centres and health facilities in eight states and Union Territori...

11 days ago
Four Spanish nationals killed in Andhra road accident

Chittoor, Aug 5 (IANS) Five people, including four Spanish nationals, were killed in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Saturday, police said. The accident occurred near Yatala Vanka in Punganur mandal (block) when a mini-bus in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck. Four Spanish nationals and driver of the mini-bus were killed and one Spa...

14 days ago
SC reserves order on right to privacy

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its judgment on whether the right to privacy can be considered a fundamental right under the Indian Constitution. The nine-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar reserved the order after hearing the matter in the last two weeks. The bench comprises Justice J. Chelameswar, Justice S.A. Bobde, Jus...

14 days ago
Vijay Sethupathi to play 96-year-old in '96'

Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) After playing a ruthless gangster in Tamil crime-drama Vikram Vedha, actor Vijay Sethupathi, known for his experimentation streak, will be seen playing a 96-year-old man in his upcoming Tamil romantic-drama 96. It's not a full-length role. He will be seen playing a 96-year-old character very briefly. The story tracks three phases in the life of Vijay Sethupathi, who...

15 days ago
Robust response to our Udan flights: SpiceJet

New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday said that it has received a robust response for its flights being operated under the Udan regional air connectivity scheme. According to airline Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh, 90 per cent overall capacity utilisation has been witnessed on the airline's flights being operated under the scheme. He was ...

17 days ago
12 National Highways to double up as emergency landing airstrips

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Indian Air force (IAF) has cleared 12 National Highways (NHs) as emergency landing airstrips that will enable rescue operation teams to reach affected areas easily, an official responsible for executing the project said. Although there was initially a proposal to develop a total of 21 NHs into airstrips, for now 12 highways have been cleared, with three of t...

20 days ago
No fundamental right to privacy, its multi-faceted: Centre to SC

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Central government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that there is no fundamental right to privacy, as it is multi-faceted and every facet will not be eligible to claim the status of a fundamental right. Attorney General K.K. Venugopal told a nine-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar that India had declined to introduce privacy as fu...

21 days ago
Right to privacy fundamental right, but a qualified one: Centre to SC

New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the right to privacy was a fundamental right but not all its facets can be elevated to the status of fundamental rights. Attorney General K.K. Venugopal told a nine-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar There is a fundamental right to privacy, but it is a wholly qualified right since the ...

24 days ago
President not in favour of two executives: Ansari

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday said outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee had told Governors and Lt. Governors that their role was mainly confined to giving advice to the Chief Minister as there cannot be two functional executive authorities in a state. He said Mukherjee had also noted that the Governor had no discretion but to accept the verdict of floor t...

24 days ago
President not in favour of two executive authorities in state: Hamid Ansari

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday said outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee had last week told Governors and Lt Governors that their role is mainly confined to giving advice to Chief Minister as there cannot be two functional executive authorities in a state. Ansari cited Mukherjee's remarks in his speech at the farewell ceremony for Mukherjee in the Central ...

26 days ago
Puducherry Congress lampoons Kiran Bedi as Hitler

Puducherry, July 21 (IANS) The fight between the ruling Congress party in Puducherry and Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi turned further ugly with the party putting up posters likening her to Adolf Hitler. Curiously, Bedi has posted the posters on her Twitter handle. In a wall painting, Bedi was depicted as one being chased away by people. But another poster depicts Bedi as Hindu ...

27 days ago
Kovind led in 21 states, benefited from cross-voting too

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind led in 21 states as also in both houses of Parliament over his rival Meira Kumar to register a thumping victory in the Presidential election, apart from cross-voting by those from the SP, Trinamool Congress and AAP. Meira Kumar, fielded by 18 opposition parties, including the Congress and the Left, led only in eight states and two ...

29 days ago
16 states register 100% voting in presidential poll

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Sixteen states and a union territory registered 100 per cent polling in presidential election, official figures released here said on Tuesday. The lowest percentage of 86.67 per cent in the Monday voting was registered by Meghalaya while it was 95 per cent for Mizoram. The states with 100 per cent polling are Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Ch...

1 month ago
Kovind vs Meira: Presidential contest sees near 100% voting

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Lawmakers across India voted on Monday to elect the country's 14th President in a contest in which the ruling NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind has an overwhelming edge over opposition-backed Meira Kumar. The election saw 99.61 per cent voting of parliamentarians, with Lok Sabha Secretary General and Returning Officer for the presidential election Anoop Mishra on ...

1 month ago
Kovind vs Meira: Presidential contest sees near 100% voting

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Lawmakers across India voted on Monday to elect the country's 14th President in a contest in which the ruling NDAs candidate Ram Nath Kovind has an overwhelming edge over opposition-backed Meira Kumar. The election saw 98-99 per cent voting with Lok Sabha Secretary General and Returning Officer for the presidential election Anoop Mishra on Monday terming it prob...

1 month ago
Presidential poll sees near 100% voting

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The election to choose Indias 14th President saw almost 100 per cent voting on Monday with Lok Sabha Secretary and Returning Officer Anoop Mishra terming it probably the highest turnout ever. Mishra said a total of 717 MPs and five MLAs were supposed to cast their votes at Parliament House. Of these, 714 MPs and four MLAs voted here. He said that 10 sta...

1 month ago
234 votes cast in TN for presidential poll

Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Voting to elect the 14th President of India saw a total of 234 ballots cast in Tamil Nadu. The polling began at 10 a.m. and ended a couple of hours later. A total 232 legislators from Tamil Nadu voted. DMK President M. Karunanidhi did not vote owing to his health condition, while the R.K. Nagar Assembly seat remains vacant following the death of f...

1 month ago
Travelling trends: Delhi prefers London, Mumbai likes Bali

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) To where do Indians like to travel -- from local destinations with the spontaneity of a wayfaring soul to distant ones on the well-planned relaxing, long vacations? Airbnb has shared travel trends from the country. According to a survey by the company, some key trends have emerged for the way India likes to travel. These trends offer a glimpse of all the places ...

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