Israel to build hundreds of settler homes in East Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Dec 27 : A committee is expected to authorise the construction of hundreds of settler homes in East Jerusalem, despite a UN resolution demanding a halt to the settlements, an official said on Tuesday. A Jerusalem municipality spokesperson said the Jerusalem Local Planning and Building Committee has on its agenda the approval of 618 […]

Mayawati says Dalit’s daughter targeted, BJP hits back

Lucknow/New Delhi, Dec 27 : A day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sniffed out more than Rs 104 crore deposited in her party’s account after demonetisation, BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday said a “Dalit’s daughter” was being barred from political power in Uttar Pradesh through the “misuse” of official machinery. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) […]

Haryana to have special statewide screenings of ‘Dangal’

[New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari shakes hands with Actor Aamir Khan during the screening of the film ‘Dangal’ in New Delhi on Tuesday. /PTI] Chandigarh, Dec 27 : The Haryana government will screen Aamir Khan’s hit film “Dangal” at a film festival to be organised across the state as […]

PM calls for innovative approaches to budget, skills, tourism

[New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the economists and other experts, on the theme ?Economic Policy ? The Road Ahead?, organised by the NITI Aayog in New Delhi on Tuesday. /PTI] New Delhi, Dec 27 : In his first such interaction with a set of noted economists and experts organised by Niti Aayog, […]

Cold Tuesday in Delhi, dense fog likely on Wednesday morning

New Delhi, Dec 27 : The city experienced a sunny, but cold day after a foggy morning on Tuesday with the maximum at 23.4 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average, said the met department. It has forecast dense fog followed by an equally cold day on Wednesday. The day started with dense fog […]

Zardari to contest elections in Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 27 : After his return to Pakistan from an 18-month, self-imposed exile, former President Asif Ali Zardari announced on Tuesday that both he and his son, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, will contest elections and be part of “this Parliament”. Dwelling on his “surprise announcement”, Zardari said he will contest elections from his sister’s seat in […]