Last Respect : PM Modi pays tribute to Parrikar in Goa

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who died of pancreatic cancer on Sunday. After arriving in the coastal state, Modi reached the Kala Academy in Panaji where he paid his last respect to the 63-year-old senior leader. He met Parrikar’s family members and offered […]

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Gadkari holds talks with BJP, MGP leaders to select new Goa CM

New Delhi :Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Monday held talks here with party leaders and alliance partner Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) to select a new Goa chief minister following the death of Manohar Parrikar. The BJP-led coalition in Goa began discussions on Sunday night to find a new leader to replace […]

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Women’s Day Special : President to present Nari Shakti awards on Women’s Day

New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind will present the Nari Shakti Puraskar, the highest civilian honour for women in India, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on today. The awards for 2018 will be presented by the president at a special ceremony on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The Ministry of Women and Child Development […]

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Kumbh 2019 : PM Modi donated Rs 21 lakh to Kumbh Mela sanitation workers: PMO

New Delhi :Prime Minister Narendra Modi donated Rs 21 lakh from his personal savings to the corpus fund for the welfare of sanitation workers of Kumbh Mela, his office said Wednesday. The PM had felicitated sanitation workers who ensured cleanliness during the Kumbh recently by washing their feet. He also interacted with the sanitation workers, […]

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Samjhauta Express Services Restored; Train to Run From India on Sunday: Railways

New Delhi: The Samjhauta Express will leave for Pakistan from Delhi on Sunday after the two neighbours agreed to operationalise services at their ends, a senior railway official told PTI. The announcement came a day after Pakistan released Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. The official said the first train from India will leave on March 3. […]

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Sushma Swaraj In OIC Meet :’ Need to Tell Countries to Stop Supporting Terror ‘

New Delhi: In a veiled jibe at Pakistan, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, on Friday, said it was important for countries to stop funding terror organizations. Swaraj, in her address as the guest-of-honour at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s plenary session, thanked “India’s friends for hearing its voice”. “If we want to save humanity, then […]

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Sushma Swaraj tells OIC ‘ Terrorism is caused by ‘distortion of religion’ and ‘misguided belief’ ‘

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday raised the issue of terrorism at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting and said the menace is caused by “distortion of religion” and “misguided belief” Swaraj, who attended the inaugural plenary of the two-day meeting here as the guest of honour, said the fight […]

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Homecoming : BSF Cancels Flag-Lowering Ceremony at Wagah-Attari Border Before Wing Commander’s Return

New Delhi :Abhinandan Return : The daily retreat and flag-lowering ceremonies have been cancelled at the Attari-Wagah border front, the BSF said hours before IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was to be released by Pakistan. A senior official of the force said the martial ceremony has been called off due to administrative requirements in the […]

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Pak ignores India’s request to send back IAF pilot by air

New Delhi : Hours after Pakistan announced its decision to release Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, India conveyed to Islamabad that it wants him to be sent back via aerial route and not through the Wagah land border, official sources said. However, late in the night, Pakistan communicated to India that he will be […]

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IND Vs PAK : Amit Shah questions Pak PM’s why silence on Pulwama attacks

New Delhi : BJP President Amit ShahFriday slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for not condemning the Pulwama terror attack and asked how can India trust him. Speaking at the India Today Conclave, Shah said the Modi government has been able to create “fear” in the minds of those behind terrorism with its action against […]

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