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Mumbai: BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said a massive mandate in Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand for the party is a result of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies and his popularity among the masses. Participating in 'India Today Conclave 2017' here through video-conferencing, the Bharatiya Janata Party chief said elections could not be won due to one or two reasons and multiple reasons helped ...
Dehradun: Long-time RSS activist Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Friday elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party and will take oath as the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Saturday. His name was proposed by BJP leader Prakash Pant and seconded by Satpal Maharaj. The two BJP men were also in the race for the post. All the other 54 Bharatiya Janata Party legislators then unanimously approved Rawat's ...
By Dhara Ranasinghe LONDON (Reuters) - Short-term borrowing costs in Germany hit five-week highs on Friday on comments from ECB policymaker Ewald Nowotny that the bank could raise interest rates before the end of bond-buying stimulus in the bloc. The Austrian central bank governor told a newspaper on Thursday that the European Central Bank (ECB) would decide later whether to raise interest rates ...
(Image posted by Facebook/BJP4Doiwala)New Delhi/Dehradun:Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Friday elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party in Uttarakhand. He will take oath as Chief Minister on Saturday..Rawat, an organisational man of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttarakhand and party in-charge in Jharkhand, won his traditional Doiwala seat by defeating Congress' Hira Singh Bisht by over 24,000 ...
At least three people died after Border Security Force (BSF) troopers opened fired when they were attacked by cattle smugglers armed with machetes, in the bordering northeastern Tripura state on Friday.Two others, who were injured in the firing at Chitabari around 200 km south from Tripura capital Agartala, were admitted in Subroom hospital.The three civilians were killed on the spot were identified ...
[India], Mar. 17(ANI): Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Omer Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik on Friday said that Pakistan's proposal to declare Giglit-Baltistan as fifth state of Pakistan is unacceptable.In a joint statement, the leadership said that Jammu and Kashmir' political destiny is yet to be decided."We hail the role of Pakistan regarding the issue in international flora. However, ...
[U.S.], Mar. 18 (ANI): It's a well known fact that Donald Trump has never shied away from a handshake when it comes to greeting international leaders, and the "death-grip" memes galore are proof to that, however, German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a sticky moment with the U.S. President as besides not shaking her hand, he barely even made eye contact with her during the customary photo-op.In a photo ...
By David Lawder and Leika Kihara BADEN BADEN, Germany (Reuters) - The world's financial leaders will renounce competitive devaluations and warn against exchange rate volatility, a document showed on Friday, but are likely to struggle to find common ground on trade and financing against climate change. The difficulty stems from a major shift in the views of the United States, where the new Trump ...
Charges of sexual harassment against The Viral Fever’s founder, Arunabh Kumar, only goes to prove that even the most “progressive” workplaces are patriarchal and unsafe for women. The media company known for its comedic web series is facing a call for boycott. It started with this anonymous post by a woman carried by Medium which alleged that she was sexually harassed on several occasions ...
Ashley Tellis is no stranger to censorship. The media, for obvious reasons is pedestaling the issue of Ashley Tellis’s firing from Saint Joseph’s College, Bangalore, solely on gay rights. I think it would be myopic to categorize it in such binary terms, without any regard to our systemic failure. Without questioning how far institutions will go in order to censor critical thought and non-violent ...
By David Lawder and Leika Kihara BADEN BADEN, Germany (Reuters) - The world's financial leaders will renounce competitive devaluations and warn against exchange rate volatility, a document showed on Friday, but are likely to struggle to find common ground on trade and financing against climate change. The difficulty stems from a major shift in the views of the United States, where the new Trump ...
By Balazs Koranyi BADEN-BADEN, Germany (Reuters) - The world's biggest economies will pledge to jointly fight cyber attacks on the global banking system, one of the biggest coordinated efforts yet to protect lenders since an $81 million heist of the Bangladesh central bank's account last year. Meeting in the German resort town of Baden-Baden, G20 finance chiefs will agree to fight attacks regardless ...
By Bill Berkrot WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amgen Inc's cholesterol drug Repatha cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes by over 20 percent in patients with heart disease, but the extent of its benefits in the highly-anticipated study disappointed investors and shares fell 6 percent. The overall results unveiled on Friday demonstrated a clinical benefit beyond the drug's known ability to slash "bad" ...
By Zeba Siddiqui MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's small and medium-sized generic drugmakers say the threat of tougher rules and higher barriers for outsiders in the U.S. healthcare market will force many to find a niche or focus their expansion efforts on other countries. India supplies nearly a third of medicines sold in the United States, the world's largest healthcare market. Cut-price generics sold ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
New York: Dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart, new research suggests. The overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body size was on par with its closest living relatives: Pigeons - birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. "It is not impressively large or impressively small -- ...
Ramanathapuram Collectorate has published a recruitment notification to fill posts of Meal Organizer & Cooking assistant that are present in anganwadis across the district. The Puratchi Thailaivar MGR Noon Meal Program is an acclaimed scheme that is presently being implemented across all the primary govt schools in the state. Candidates selected for these vacancies would work under this scheme ...
Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) has published a latest notification for the recruitment of 571 posts in Group C cadre. For vacancies in Karnataka government offices, the commission conducts the necessary selection procedures. For the current hiring exercise, Accounts Assistant, Residential School Teachers, Bill Collector positions are to be filled. Vacancies: 571 Posts: 1 Chief Officer ...


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