Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) research unit set up in Arunachal Pradesh for post-harvest

New Delhi: A research institute under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) has set up a centre for post-harvest processing near here to help farmers in Arunachal Pradesh increase their income, state minister Tage Taki said on Tuesday. The Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) would cater to the needs of the farmers […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes nation on Eid al-Adha

New Delhi: Greeting people on Eid al-Adha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hoped that the festival will further the spirit of peace and happiness in the society. Eid al-Adha, also called festival of sacrifice, is being celebrated on Monday. “My best wishes on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. I hope it furthers the spirit […]

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Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS, under observation: Sources

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to the AIIMS here on Friday after he complained of palpitations and restlessness, and is under observation, sources at the hospital said. Jaitley, 66, was admitted to the Cardio-Neuro-Centre of the hospital around 10 am, they said. “He is under observation. A team of doctors including […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to travel to Bhutan for two-day visit on August 17

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Bhutan on August 17 for a two-day visit during which the two strategic allies will explore ways to further strengthen and diversify bilateral partnership, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday. It said Modi’s visit to India’s “trusted friend” reflects the high priority it attaches […]

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Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reaffirmed India’s commitment to partner Bangladesh in its progress. He made these remarks when Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal called on him here. Kamal is here for the 7th Home Minister-level talks. “The (Bangladesh) Home Minister noted the strong and growing relationship between the two countries […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases tiger census report, their population doubles since 2014

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday released the All India Tiger Estimation Report 2018 and said the country has emerged as of one of the biggest and safest habitats for tigers in the world. The tiger population in the country has grown from 1,400 in 2014 to 2,977 in 2019, according to the […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’anguished’ by demise of Meghalaya Assembly speaker Donkupar Roy

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed anguish over the demise of Meghalaya Assembly speaker Donkupar Roy, saying he “transformed many lives”. “Anguished by the demise of Dr Donkupar Roy, Speaker of the Meghalaya Assembly and former CM of the state. Passionate about Meghalaya’s progress, he served the state with great diligence and […]

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Congress and JD(S) slam government formation by B S Yeddyurappa

New Delhi: The Congress and JD(S) Friday severely criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party and the ‘BJP backed Governor’ for allowing B S Yeddyurappa to form the government in Karnataka through “unconstitutional means”, charging that parliamentary democracy was being “butchered” in the state. As Yeddyurappa staked the claim in a surprise move and said he had […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi participates in tree plantation drive

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah participated in a tree plantation drive organised by the Lok Sabha Secretariat on Friday. Modi, along with others, planted saplings during the drive. Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury […]

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Congress again raises Kashmir mediation issue in Lok Sabha; demands

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday continued to demand a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on US President Donald Trump’s remarks on Kashmir mediation, with Lok Sabha witnessing ruckus for the second straight day. Joined by members from some other Opposition parties, Congress members trooped into the Well soon after the Question Hour began […]

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