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New Delhi: Normal life was thrown out of gear on Friday evening as dust-laden storm blew across Delhi, followed by drizzle that brought down the temperature. Commuters were left stranded due to the storm, recorded at 81 km per hour, which brought down visibility in the national capital," a Met official told IANS. The inclement weather led to disruption of schedule of nearly two dozen flights by up ...
New Delhi: Making his first foreign trip after returning to power in February, Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Oli made a strong pitch for Indian businessmen to invest in his country by benefiting from its economic liberalisation and being a safe destination for foreign investment. On their arrival on a three-day visit at the IGI Airport here, Oli and his wife Radika Shakya were received by Union Home ...
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Indian British actress Banita Sandhu says she hired a Hindi tutor for her Bollywood debut film "October". She is now looking forward for the British audience to watch the "international film and a beautiful piece of art" helmed by Shoojit Sircar. How did she master the language barrier? Banita said in a statement: "The film was offered to me a year before it was shot. So I ...
It does not surprise me that the continuing debate on the Op-Ed page of the Indian Express on the Muslim predicament skirts fundamental issues. The debate has been triggered by Ramachandra Guha disagreeing with Harsh Mander on the Muslim question. Mander's column, headlined "Sonia, Sadly", expresses his hurt at Sonia Gandhi's public expression of fear that the Congress was being perceived as a "Muslim ...
[India], Apr. 7 (ANI): After five MPs of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) tendered their resignations and began an indefinite fast in New Delhi, Party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said that the party would continue its relentless fight for the Special Category Status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh and will be consistent in achieving the goal.The YSRCP leader also made it clear that his party would not be ...
[India], Apr. 7 (ANI): The nurse, who helped deliver Salman Khan visited a temple in Indore and prayed for his release in blackbuck poaching case.Rukmani Bai, who is also known as Salman's third mother, was working at Indore nursing home when the actor was born there on December 27, 1965.Soon after the news of Salman's conviction came in, Bai visited a Hanuman temple in Indore and wished for his early ...
[USA], April 7 (ANI): The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on Friday of exhausting the mandated number of H-1B visas for the fiscal year 2019.As per a release on the USCIS website, it has reached the congressionally-mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for the fiscal year 2019. It has also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 20,000 visa U.S. advanced ...
[USA], April 7 (ANI): United States Representative for Texas Blake Farenthold resigned from his post on Friday amidst the allegation of sexual harassment and improper behaviour, leveled by his former aide.It was reported that Farenthold had used taxpayer money to pay a settlement to his former aide, Lauren Greene, who accused the Texas Republican of sexual harassment.While addressing the media, Farenthold ...
April is designated as the World Autism Month and 2nd April 2018 was marked as the World Autism Day. As part of the World Autism Month, events and workshops are being held across the globe to create awareness and acceptance of those living with autism. In India, the Qutab Minar was lit up in blue to mark the day and many schools took the lead in creating sensitization about autism. This is extremely ...
A 2007 report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) noted that Dalits are frequently the victims of discriminatory treatment in the administration of justice. Prosecutors and judges fail to vigorously and faithfully pursue complaints brought by Dalits, which is evidenced by the high rate of acquittals in such cases. The Supreme Court’s decision stating rampant misuse of the Scheduled Castes and Tribes ...
Chennai: As a mark to protest against Centre's negligence for the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB), RK Nagar MLA and rebel AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Friday urged the Tamil youth to boycott Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, which are to be held in Chennai."All Tamils, particularly the youth, should boycott IPL 2018 matches, which are to be held in Chennai, as a mark of protest," ...
New Delhi: In a bid to counter Bharatiya Janata Party’s fast scheduled to take April 12 against the Opposition for stalling the Parliament’s proceedings, Congress had called out for a counter fast on April 9 in order to protect and promote communal harmony across the nation. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the opposition of divisive politics and announced that BJP MPs ...
[United States], Apr. 6 (ANI): Abnormal attention between two brain regions can lead to attention deficit disorders, including schizophrenia, and major depression.Schizophrenia a mental disorder characterised by abnormal social behavior and failure to understand reality.People suffering from the same, face difficulty as they are unable to focus and display compulsive behavior.A study suggests that ...
[India], Apr 6 (ANI): Eye health is one of the most ignored topics in the health domain. Eye-related diseases - especially Retinal Diseases like Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic macular edema (DME) - are disabling.The blind population in India is estimated to rise to 15 million by 2020. Retinal diseases account for a significant share of the vision loss burden, compared to other ...
London: Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have bad days because he is "not a woman", and would rather not shower next to a gay man because he wouldn't want to "provoke him".The Russian President's comments came in series of interviews with American film director Oliver Stone on topics ranging from geopolitics to gay rights and Edward Snowden."The Putin Interviews", a documentary comprised of ...
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 Delhi: The government's per capita spending on higher education has increased by 15 per cent in the last two years, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Satyapal Singh informed Parliament on Monday. According to the numbers presented by him, the government spent Rs 50,665 per person on higher education in 2015-16 against Rs 43,948 in 2013-14. The government spending for 2011-12, ...
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) mains and interview combined results of the Specialist Officers (SO) has been announced in the official website of the institution. The results for Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for Specialist Officers have been released at ibps.in. The main examination was conducted on 28 January, 2018. The list with candidates provisionally allotted, arranged ...

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