NEW DELHI: Sneha Shekhawat from Sikar in Rajasthan on Thursday created history when she led the Air Force contingent at the 63rd Republic Day parade becoming the first woman pilot to do so.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Maoist call for a boycott today failed to evoke any response in Naxal-hit states even as the country celebrated Republic Day with leaders asking rebel groups to shun violence and join the mainstream to ensure enduring peace.Read More »
PUNE: Pune's killer driver Satish Mane had been asked by a psychiatrist last year to stop driving buses, as he was often having hallucinations.
On Wednedsay, after the blood-soaked rampage, when a senior officer from Pune Police’s Crime Branch interrogating Mane asked his name, he began blabbering.
NEW DELHI: Mr Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has praised India for managing to eradicate polio despite all odds. “In 2012, we need to keep India and all the other places that are polio-free from getting re-infected,” he said.Read More »
CHANDIGARH: After a shoe was hurled by a shopkeeper at the Congress leader, Mr Rahul Gandhi, the Punjab police in coordination with Special Protection Group guarding the Gandhi scion has became extra cautious.Read More »
MAHOBA (UP): Continuing her attacks on Rahul Gandhi, the BJP leader, Ms Uma Bharti on Wednesday accused him of making mockery of the poor in Bundelkhand region and reminded him that she had defeated his “guru” Mr Digvijay Singh in Madhya Pradesh.Read More »
NEW DELHI: India’s highest civilian awards, the Padma awards, would be conferred on 110 eminent people, including the late Bhupen Hazarika and cartoonist Mario Miranda, showbiz star Dharmendra and cardiologist Devi Prasad Shetty, it was announced here Wednesday. This year too, nobody has been listed for the Bharat Ratna honour.Read More »
MUMBAI: Departing from its two-year-old tough monetary policy, the nation’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, released Rs 32,000 crore into the country’s banking system to increase liquidity in the economy to revive growth.Read More »
NEW DELHI: In the wake of large-scale movement of drugs and fake currency in the poll-bound states, the Election Commission (EC) has issued fresh directions to the Border Security Force (BSF) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) to tighten vigil.Read More »
ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation challenging the order of the Election Commission to cover statues of elephant installed at various places in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.Read More »