Now an ‘Amma Canteen’ in Agra
Agra: No one in Agra shall go hungry now, say a group of young enterprising businessmen who have opened a ‘Maa ki Rasoi’ (Mother’s Kitchen) where decent lunch in hygienic condition
Delhi litterateurs bid adieu to Nicholas Idier
New Delhi: Several prominent faces from Delhi’s literary circles came together at an evening of readings from French author and diplomat Nicolas Idier’s novel “Nouvelle Jeunes
Srinagar: A low intensity earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was felt in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, disaster management official said. No casualty or damage was reported.
The tremors were felt at 8.34 a.m. at a depth of five kilometres
IPS officer consumes poison, critical
Kanpur: An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Surendra Das, posted as a Superintendent of Police in Kanpur city, consumed poison on Wednesday, police said. His condition is said to be “very crit
Former Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt detained
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Police on Wednesday detained for questioning former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt here in a case relating to falsely framing a lawyer in a criminal case in 1998.
Women writers come to fore in South Asia
New Delhi: South Asian countries may be in the late league of nations joining the bandwagon of literary prizes — the likes of Booker and Pulitzer prizes are many decades old while the subcontine
Young Punjab Police officer authors challenges, solutions to country’s problems
Chandigarh: Being part of a police force that has earned a reputation for having taken on terrorism head-on and neutralising it, a young officer from Punj
Kolkata: Amid blame game over the partial collapse of a bridge in south Kolkata’s Majherhat, the Eastern Railway on Wednesday confirmed it was not conducting any maintenance work at the accident site.
Kerala axes all functions for a year
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government announced on Tuesday it won’t host any function that involves huge sums of money for a year and instead divert the amount for flood relief.
New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra today wrote to the government recommending Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor, with a month to his retirement. Justice Gogoi, the second senior-most judge in the Supreme Court, will take charge
New Delhi: Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday slammed the union government for unprecedented hike in prices of petrol and diesel and expressed his anguish over the opposition parties for not hitting the streets over the issue.
Raigad (Maharashtra): Police have seized a cache of explosives comprising detonators and gelatin sticks, allegedly intended for illegal fishing purposes, and arrested two persons, a police officer said here on Tuesday.
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh): The 14-day long pilgrimage to the glacier-fed Manimahesh lake, dedicated to Lord Shiva, in the Bharmour valley here began on Monday amidst religious fervour, an official said.
Oil prices, trade tensions to exert pressure on rupee: Experts
Mumbai: Fears over the rise in global trade protectionist measures, coupled with high crude oil prices are expected to exert pressure on the Indian rupee, experts said on Saturday.
However, healthy economic growth rate data relea