Now an ‘Amma Canteen’ in Agra

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

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

Light tremors felt in J&K

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

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

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

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

Bridge partially collapses in Kolkata

Bridge partially collapses in Kolkata Kolkata: A bridge partially collapsed in South Kolkata’s Majherhat area on Tuesday, toppling some vehicles including two- and four-wheelers.  Source:

Kerala axes all functions for a year

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.

Schools, colleges closed in J&K’s Pulwama

  Srinagar: Authorities closed colleges and secondary schools in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district as a precautionary measure on Tuesday after a youth was killed in clashes with security forces. Faya

Ganga-Kaveri express passengers robbed in UP

  Lucknow: Many passengers on board a Chennai-Patna express train were robbed off their jewellery and cash by armed dacoits in Uttar Pradesh’s Chitrakoot district early on Monday, police said. The dacoi

Manimahesh pilgrimage begins in Himachal

  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. The

Massive search operation on in J&K’s Pulwama

  Srinagar: Security forces started a massive search operation on Monday in around two dozen villages of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. The operation began following reports about th

Kovind, Modi greet nation on Janmashtami

  New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Janmashtami. “Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens on the auspicious occas

Oil prices, trade tensions to exert pressure on rupee: Exper...

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