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Obituary:Yash Pal (26 November 1926 – 24 July 2017)

Yash Pal (26 November 1926 – 24 July 2017), also referred as Yash Pal Singh, was an Indian scientist, educator and educationist. He was known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, as well as for being an institution-builder. In his later years, he has become one of the leading science communicators of the country. Starting his career ...

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:Indian firms have to be more innovative and need to invest heavily in Research & Development: M Hamid Ansari

  Newdelhi:19/7/17:Indian firms have to be more innovative and need to invest heavily in Research & Development (R&D) for boosting economic growth, the country’s Vice President M Hamid Ansari has said. Speaking at the AIMA-JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award event, Ansari highlighted that India was ranked 66th out of 128 countries in the Global Innovation Index and lagged countries such ...

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurates workshop of Inspecting Authorities of Maulana Azad Education Foundation

Newdelhi:10/7/17:The Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) & Parliamentary Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that the Central Government is moving ahead for “transformation through transparency and efficiency”. While inaugurating a workshop of Inspecting Authorities of Maulana Azad Education Foundation, Shri Naqvi said that under the NDA Government, transparency is the parameter of progress of poor ...

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Ministry of Railways sanctioned New BG line between Jeypore & Navarangpur in Odisha

Newdelhi:4/7/17:As per the announcement of Budget 2016-17, Ministry of Railways sanctioned New BG line between Jeypore & Navarangpur  in Odisha. The length of the new BG line is 38 Kms. The cost of the project is 747.91 Crores. The project will be completed in 3 years. The project shall be implemented on Cost-sharing basis (50% by Ministry of Railways under ...

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Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers WelfareRadha Mohan Singh addressed Textiles India 2017 Conference

GandhiNagar:2/7/17:Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister i Radha Mohan Singh said that the overall growth of natural fibre sector is important for the country’s economy. They have economic importance and enormous impact on the development of the society.  He was speaking at the Textiles India 2017 Conference in Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat. He said that natural fibres are backbone ...

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NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind filed his nomination

New Delhi:23/6/17; NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind filed his nomination papers on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of NDA-ruled states. BJP patriarch LK Advani, along with other senior party leaders Murli Manohar Joshi, Sushma Swaraj, Venkaiah Naidu others were also present. Kovind filed his nomination at Parliament House. ...

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s presence at an Iftar party

  Bhubaneswar:22/6/17; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s presence at an Iftar party organized by the BJD’s Minority Cell delighted the celebration mood attended by cabinet ministers and party leaders. Naveen with a goodwill gesture kept smiling and allowed youths and children to have selfies with him. Among the delicious cuisines prepared on the occasion, the CM sizzled his taste buds by ...

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EPFO signs MoU with HUDCO under new Housing Scheme of EPF & MP Act-1952 

  Newdelhi:22/6/17;Dr. V.P. Joy, Central Provident Fund Commissioner and Dr. M. Ravi Kanth, CMD HUDCO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the august presence of Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu and the Minister of State (Independent Charge), Labour & Employment, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya for facilitating “Housing for All by 2022” ...

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Presidential poll: Opposition to meet on June 22

Newdelhi:20/6/017;After the BJP on Monday named Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA’s presidential candidate, the opposition — taken by surprise — hesitated to question his credentials but said it will hold a meeting on June 22 to chalk out its strategy. Opposition leaders have agreed to attend the June 22 meeting, to be chaired by Congress President Sonia ...

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‘Haleem’ a favourite during Ramadan

Biryani may be Hyderabad’s signature dish, but even the world-famous delicacy takes a back seat during the holy month of Ramadan in favour of haleem, a porridge-like dish made of wheat, lentils and meat. Such is the preference for haleem during Ramadan that no other dish even comes close in terms of popularity, taste and sale. To just give you ...

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