Premchand and Amarendradhari of RJD file nominations for Rajya Sabha

Patna, Former Union Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Premchand Gupta and a social activist Amarendradhari Singh filed their nominations as RJD candidate for Rajya Sabha elections here today.Both Mr Gupta and Mr Singh filed the nomination papers before Bihar Assembly Secretary c

Capt Amarinder condoles death of Lachman Dass Khanna, father of Sr IAS officer

Chandigarh,  Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh expressed condolences at the passing away of Lachman Dass Khanna (93), father of senior IAS officer and Additional Chief Secretary (Development), Viswajeet Khanna here.Lachman Dass Khanna breathed his last at the Post Graduate Instit

As Fitness becomes mainstream in India, Airtel to power youth-first digital platform for fitness content

Kolkata,Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest integrated telco, has acquired a strategic stake in Spectacom Global Pvt Ltd (“Spectacom”) under the Airtel Start-up Accelerator Program, which focuses on supporting growth of early stage Indian start-ups.Spectacom, w

COVID-19 scare: No congregations in Himachal, gov't issues advisory

Shimla,  Himachal Pradesh Government on Thursday issued an advisory directing state authorities not to hold any mass gathering or congregations till further orders in the wake of a few suspected cases of the novel coronavirus in the state. Taking suo motu cognisance of the pandemic virus spr

J&K HC dismisses PIL seeking ban on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dismissing a petition seeking ban on the use of pellet guns by security forces during protests in the valley, the High Court (HC) said that the use of force is inevitable as long as there is violence by unruly mobs. The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was dismissed by a division bench,

Gulmarg, other upper reaches receive fresh snow, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Srinagar, World famous ski resort Gulmarg and other upper reaches received fresh snowfall while rain lashed plains in Kashmir valley on Thursday, resulting in chilly weather conditions. However, the night temperature improved and settled above normal across the valley, where there is prediction o

Cong says Govt should not take Coronovirus threat in casual manner

New Delhi,Amid scare of spreading Coronavirus, the Congress on Thursday said a pandemic like Coronavirus cannot be dealt with in 'such a casual manner' and asked the Union government whether they are taking enough and adequate steps for prevention.“We are ill equipped to deal with C

Name and shame: Larger Bench to hear next week

New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Thursday did not interfere with the Allahabad High Court's suo motu order for removal of posters or hoardings depicting pictures, names and addresses of anti- CAA protesters in Lucknow.'The matter is to be taken up by a larger bench of the Apex Court in com

Traffic again suspended on Srinagar-Jammu highway due to fresh landslides

Srinagar,  Traffic was on Thursday again suspended on the 270-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway due to fresh landslides and shooting stones, triggered by incessant overnight rain. Massive snow clearance operation by Beacon project was going on to put through the highway, connecting Uni

High speed mobile internet remains suspended since August 5 in Kashmir

Srinagar, The high speed mobile internet service remained suspended in the Kashmir valley since August 5 last year, when the Centre abrogated special status of Jammu and Kashmir and divided it into two Union Territories (UT). However, broadband and fixed line internet service and 2G mobile i