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New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday lashed out at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government at the Centre for not fulfilling what it had campaigned for during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections."Today, we have gathered here to oppose anti-farmer policies of [Prime Minister Narendra] Modi Govt. During poll campaigning, Modi ji used to go around saying they will work for farmers ...
New Delhi: Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday praised farmers for attending the Kisan Rally organized at the Ram Lila Ground outside the walled city of Old Delhi, saying their presence in such large numbers had strengthened her and the party's resolve to take on the NDA regime and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of the Land Acquisition Bill as well as on other anti-poor policies.Addressing ...
Pune, April 19 (IANS) Man of the match Andre Russell cracked a scintillating 35-ball 66 to power Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) home from a precarious position against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Saturday. Replying to the kings' 155/9, the Knights reached 159/6, to register a four wicket victory with 13 balls to spare. The Jamaican Russell, who bagged two wickets ...
Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets in an Indian Premier League clash here on Saturday.Andre Russell played a blistering knock of 66 runs to help his team win the match after KKR lost 5 wickets for just 60 runs. The West Indian all rounder scored 66 runs off just 36 balls during which he smashed 9 fours and 2 sixes. Yusuf Pathan(28) and Surya Kumar Yadav(23) also chipped ...
New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday lashed out at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government at the Centre for not fulfilling what it had campaigned for during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections."Today, we have gathered here to oppose anti-farmer policies of [Prime Minister Narendra] Modi Govt. During poll campaigning, Modi ji used to go around saying they will work for farmers ...
New Delhi: Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday praised farmers for attending the Kisan Rally organized at the Ram Lila Ground outside the walled city of Old Delhi, saying their presence in such large numbers had strengthened her and the party's resolve to take on the NDA regime and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of the Land Acquisition Bill as well as on other anti-poor policies.Addressing ...
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, April 19 (Reuters) - Chhurim Sherpa began her journey for a third ascent to Mount Everest on Sunday but this time some odd items were also part of her climbing gear. Chhurim, who is the first woman to climb the 8,850 metre (29,035 feet) Everest summit twice in a week, will take a cricket bat and two jerseys belonging to deceased Australian cricketer Phil Hughes to the ...
Researchers have proposed blasting the space debris out of orbit with a fiber optic laser, in order to combat the increasing amount of miscellaneous trash orbiting around the planet. An international team of scientists have put forward a blueprint for a purely space-based system to solve the growing problem of space debris. It combined a super-wide field-of-view telescope, developed by RIKEN's EUSO ...
Unlike the Biblical tale of a prodigal son, the return of a foot-loose family member may not be a cause of great joy to his relatives. In Rahul Gandhi's case, it can be a source of embarrassment and misgivings. The embarrassment is likely to be caused by speculation about where the not-so-young prince was for nearly two months, what he learnt during the days away from the madding crowd, and whether ...
The Indian Cricket Team had a good run till the semi finals in the Cricket World Cup 2015. When the team reached the semi-finals, the country was euphoric. The media, the common man on the street, everybody was showering love on the cricketers and even when the team lost in the semis, the conversations were positive..."We love our boys..." shouted one headline. "Lost semis, but won hearts..." ...
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, April 19 (Reuters) - Chhurim Sherpa began her journey for a third ascent to Mount Everest on Sunday but this time some odd items were also part of her climbing gear. Chhurim, who is the first woman to climb the 8,850 metre (29,035 feet) Everest summit twice in a week, will take a cricket bat and two jerseys belonging to deceased Australian cricketer Phil Hughes to the ...
12.40 pm:We won't let the farmers be ignored: Sonia Gandhi"We have come together today to tell the Modi Govt that this is enough, we won't let the farmers be ignored," Sonia Gandhi.12.35 pm: Modi borrowed money from industrialists: Rahul Gandhi"Today I will tell tou how Modiji won the election. He borrowed money from top industrialists and now he will take your land and give it to them," Rahul ...
Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), which leads the South Asia component of a five-year research project on climate change ASSAR (Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions), organized the second consultation marking the end of its first year of diagnostic research. The keynote speakers at the occasion included former UN Secretary-General of the World Summit on Sustainable Development, ...
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rural housewives in countries such as India and Bangladesh, where ground water has high levels of arsenic, are being encouraged to set up businesses to sell safe water to save lives in their communities and earn some income. U.S.-based social enterprise Drinkwell Systems has developed a new system for removing toxic heavy metals ...
Washington: Analysis of meteorites that reached the Earth long after the cosmic collision which created the Moon indicate the satellite is 4.47 billion years old, according to an article published in the journal Science. The article described the work of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from NASA, the University of Arizona and the Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets, or INET. Scientists ...
Amsterdam: A monk's 1,000-year-old mummified body was discovered inside a Chinese Buddha statue after it was taken to hospital for a CT scan in the Netherlands, a media report said Monday. The body belonged to master Liuquan, a monk who lived around the year 1100 and was a member of a Chinese meditation school, British daily Mirror reported. Examining the mummy, a gastroenterologist found "all kinds ...
NTPC today signed a MoU with the Odisha government for setting up of an ITI (Industrial Training Institute) at an investment of Rs 7.72 crore in Ganjam district. The ITI would be established at Bhusanda in Shergarh area of Ganjam district. The ITI was expected to be operational during 2016-17 with all infrastructure in readiness. While Arvind Kumar, regional executive signed the agreement on behalf ...
By Astrid Zweynert OXFORD, England, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - - B oys campaigning for girls' education is not common in most parts of the world but in India's Rajasthan state they are at the heart of a drive to get more girls into schools. Educate Girls trains young people to go into villages to find girls that are not in the classroom in a country where more than three million girls ...
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