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Union Health Minister JP Nadda has reviewed the situation arising out of the outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala. He also spoke with Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja and assured all possible help to the state government. In a tweet, Mr Nadda said, a team headed by Director National Centre...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home this morning after a successful visit to Russia. In a special gesture, Russian President Vladimir Putin personally bid farewell to the Prime Minister at the airport at the conclusion of Mr Modi's day-long visit to Russia. During his short visit, Mr Modi held his...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left on a day-long visit to Russia. Mr Modi will hold an informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on Monday. Official sources said, the interaction will be part of regular consultation between the leadership of the two countries. During his one-on-one talks with...
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will commission the maiden anti-naxal 'Bastariya' battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Raipur on Monday. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will commission the maiden anti-naxal 'Bastariya' battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Raipur on Monday. Mr Singh reached the Ambikapur-based...
In yet another of ceasefire violation along the International border, Pakistani troops resorted to shelling in Arnia and Ramgarh sectors of Jammu region last night. BSF sources told AIR that Pakistani Rangers fired mortars shells and used small arms to target Border outposts in Arnia sector and Ramgarh sectors. BSF...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving on a day-long visit to all the three regions of Jammu & Kashmir State today. He is scheduled to attend the commencement of work on the developmental projects costing approximately Rs 11000 Crores including a road tunnel in Ladakh region and two ring...
The Supreme Court has directed the Centre, in consultation with states, to prepare an urgent time bound mandatory programme to make the payment of wages and compensation to the workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). A bench of Justice M.B. Lokur and Justice N.V. Ramana...
Managing Director of Uttar Pradesh Bridge Corporation Rajan Mittal has been removed from his post. The agency is engaged in the construction of Varanasi flyover where an accident had claimed 15 lives and left 12 people injured on Tuesday. Meanwhile, a high-level Enquiry committee set up by the Chief Minister to...
In Jammu and Kashmir, in yet another incidence of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops again resorted to heavy mortar shelling in Arnia, RS Pura and Samba sectors along the International Border in Jammu last night. The cross-border shelling has so far left a BSF Jawan martyred and three civilians injured. BSF...
Supreme Court will hear today the petition filed by Congress JD(S) combine, challenging the government formation by the BJP in Karnataka. The Apex court had yesterday, in early morning hearing, refused to stay the swearing-in of BS Yeddyurappa as Chief Minister. A 3-judge bench, headed by justice AK Sikri said, swearing-in...