Modi says Congress in 2013 rejected his proposal to redevelop Kedarnath

Kedarnath, Oct 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a visit to the revered shrine of Kedarnath, on Friday attacked the Congress party for rejecting his proposal in June 2013 when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat for redevelopment of the Uttarakhand shrine that was badly damaged in the massive flash floods. Addressing a public […]

Modi lashes out at Congress for rejecting 2013 proposal to redevelop Kedarnath

Kedarnath, Oct 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the Congress for rejecting his proposal in June 2013 when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat for redevelopment of the revered Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath that was badly damaged in the catastrophic flash floods. “The floods of 2013 had made all of us extremely […]

‘Muhurat’ trading: Global cues, profit booking subdue markets

Mumbai, Oct 19 : Geo-political tensions in the Korean peninsula along with fears of rising non-performing asset (NPA) levels of the domestic banking sector pulled the key Indian equity markets in the red during the special “Muhurat” trading session on Thursday. The hour-long session is held every year on Diwali to mark the start of […]

66% decline in child mortality rate but most new-born still die in India: UN report

New Delhi, Oct 19 : India has witnessed 66 per cent decline in the under-five mortality rate from 1990 to 2015 but most of the new-born deaths — 24 per cent of all — still occur in the country, according to a new UN report. With the reduction, India has met one of its Millennium […]

Sharif, daughter, son-in-law indicted for graft

Islamabad, Oct 19 : An anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and his son-in-law Captain Mohammad Safdar in a corruption reference pertaining to the London properties owned by the family. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed three references against the Sharif family related to their […]

Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers at LoC

Srinagar, Oct 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated Diwali with soldiers deployed along the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan. Official sources said Modi reached the Dawar Brigade headquarters of the Indian Army in the border town of Gurez. The Prime Minister will also visit […]