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Good Friday is being observed by Christians all over the world to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ

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Newdelhi:19/4/19:Good Friday is being observed today by Christians all over the world to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. It is observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday, that marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Prayers and masses have been organised in the Churches and Chapels. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, ...

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Birth anniversary of 24th and last Jain Tirthankar Lord Mahavir is being celebrated

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Newdelhi:17/4/19:Mahavir Jayanti, the birth anniversary of 24th and last Jain Tirthankar Lord Mahavir is being celebrated across the country today. It is one of the most sacred days for Jain people. The followers of Lord Mahavir celebrate this festival by chanting prayers, offering Prasad and participating in chariot processions. President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu have ...

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Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre for permitting Muslim women to enter mosques for prayers

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Newdelhi:16/4/19:The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre and asked it to respond on a petition seeking permission for Muslim women to enter mosques to offer prayers. A bench, headed by Justice SA Bobde, told the counsel appearing for the petitioners that it will hear the matter because of the apex court’s judgment in the Sabarimala temple case. In ...

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Campaigning for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections ends this evening

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Newdelhi:16/4/19:Campaigning for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections ends this evening. 97 constituencies, spread over 12 States and one Union Territory, will go to polls in this phase on Thursday. All 39 constituencies of Tamil Nadu will go to polls in this phase. Other constituencies are: 14 in Karnataka; 10 in Maharashtra; eight in Uttar Pradesh; five each in ...

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Recent year country is likely to receive normal monsoon

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Newdelhi:15/4/19:In a good news to farmers who mainly depend on monsoon, the country is likely to receive normal monsoon rainfall this year. Briefing media in New Delhi on Southwest Monsoon season rainfall forecast, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences Dr M Rajeevan said, monsoon seasonal rainfall from June to September is likely to be 96 per cent of the long period ...

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Supreme Court has remarks made by Rahul Gandhi on the Rafale case verdict were “incorrectly attributed”

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Newdelhi:15/4/19:The Supreme Court has said that remarks made by Rahul Gandhi on the Rafale case verdict were “incorrectly attributed” to the apex court and directed the Congress President to give his explanation by next Monday. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi today said it will consider the petition filed by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi seeking contempt action against ...

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Election Commission barred Yogi Adityanath and Mayawati from poll campaigning

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Newdelhi:15/4/19:The Election Commission on Monday barred Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BSP chief Mayawati from poll campaigning over violating Model Code of Conduct by making objectionable statements in speeches. While Adityanath was barred for 72 hours, Mayawati has been barred for 48 hours, Mr Yogi was served the notice for his remarks Ali and Bajrang Bali while addressing ...

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Successful Trial of ‘Nirbhay’ Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile

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Chandipur(Odisha) 15/4/19: Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) today successfully test fired indigenously designed & developed Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile “Nirbhay” from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur Odisha. It is the sixth development flight trial with objective to prove the repeatability of boost phase, cruise phase using way point navigation at very low altitudes. The missile took off vertically ...

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Campaigning has intensified for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections to be held on Thursday

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Newdelhi:14/4/19:Campaigning has intensified for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections to be held on Thursday in 97 constituencies, spread over 13 States and Union Territories, will go to polls. Top leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP Chief Amit Shah, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and BSP Chief Mayawati, are holding public meetings to garner support for their candidates. Senior ...

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Nation pays homage to Dr Ambedkar on his 128th birth anniversary

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Newdelhi:14/4/19:President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday led the nation in paying homage to the architect of the Indian Constitution Dr BR Ambedkar on his 128th birth anniversary. Mr Kovind paid floral tributes at the statue of Dr Ambedkar at the Parliament House Lawns in New Delhi. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, ...

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