Govt to promote Ecotourism, sanctions 3 projects in Gujarat

New Delhi, Aug 2 (UNI) The government under its Swadesh Darshan scheme is developing 15 theme-based tourism circuits in the country, Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy said on Monday.

The objective of the scheme includes creating employment through active involvement

PM congratulates P V Sindhu for winning bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi, Aug 1 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated India's ace shuttler P V Sindhu for winning the Bronze medal in Badminton at Tokyo Olympics 2020 and called her India's pride and one of its most outstanding Olympians.

"We are

India reports 40,134 COVID-19 cases, 422 deaths

New Delhi, Aug 2 (UNI) India recorded 40,134 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours pushing the case tally to 3,16,95,958, while the death toll mounted to 4,24,773 with 422 more fatalities, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

According to the Ministry

Houses collapse in Rewa, Singrauli; 4 kids among 6 die

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
The situation has started deteriorating due to incessant rains in the Vindhyas of Madhya Pradesh. In Rewa-Singrauli, 6 people died in two major accidents in 12 hours, while 5 people were seriously injured. The wall of the kutcha house in Rewa col

Imprint of central cabinet expansion matrix expected in Karnataka ministry formation

Bengaluru, Aug 2 (UNI) Following his second visit to Delhi for forming a new ministry in the state, the political pundits and BJP insiders are speculating that the central leadership may weigh the political prospects of the party in the poll-bound state.

Going by t

Question mark on existence of authority made for Vindhya development

  • No activities for two years after its dissolution; officials also refraining from saying anything

Dr. Sanjay Pyasi, Satna
The authority through which the state government had decided to accelerate the pace of development by connec

Delhi Metro's Grey Line extension, Trilokpuri section of Pink Line to open on Aug 6

New Delhi, Aug 1 (UNI) The Najafgarh-Dhansa Bus Stand extension of Grey Line of the Delhi Metro and the Trilokpuri section of Pink Line between the Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake stations will be inaugurated on August 6, the DMRC said on Sunday.

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Fadnavis seeks all-party meet to discuss measures for flood management

Pune/Mumbai, Aug 1 (UNI) Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday urged Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to convene an all-party meeting so that a long term strategy can be chalked out to tackle the continuous problem of floods in the state.

Will be a voice of moderation, says India as it takes over UNSC presidency

New Delhi, Aug 1 (UNI) India on Sunday took over the Presidency of UN Security Council for the month of August and said it looks forward to work productively with the other members, and will always act as a "voice of moderation" on the global stage.

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Thousands of devotees participate in Bonalu festival in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Aug 1 (UNI) Thousands of devotees offered prayers and had darshan of the goddess at the famous Laldarwaja Simahavani Mahankali Ammavari temple in the old city of Hyderabad on the occasion of "Bonalu" festival on Sunday.

Hundreds of women carryi