Congress demands Goyal apologise for ‘tarnishing Vemula’s memory’

New Delhi, June 20 : Congress on Wednesday demanded apology from Union Minister Piyush Goyal for accusing Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) of using Hyderabad University student Rohith Vemula’s family for political motives. Terming it “utterly shameful”, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala, in a tweet, said Goyal was “peddling fake news” about Vemula and his […]

Knowledge of Sanskrit must to build super computers: Minister

Kolkata, June 20 : Criticising a section of Indians for their over-reliance on English, Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde on Wednesday said knowledge of Sanskrit will be essential to build super computers as it is the only language that can adapt to next general technology. The minister said according to the modern-day scientists, the algorithms […]

U.S. ambassador says Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth on UK visit

By Alistair Smout LONDON, June 20 : U.S. President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth during a visit to Britain next month, the U.S. ambassador in London told Sky News on Wednesday. Trump is due in mid-July after months of back-and-forth over when he would visit the country that has traditionally been the United States’ […]

Trump to order end of immediate immigrant family separations at U.S. border

By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, June 20 : U.S. President Donald Trump said he would sign an executive order on immigration on Wednesday to end the immediate separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, which has sparked outrage in the United States and abroad. An administration official said Trump would sign an […]

Top opposition leaders attend Jamaat’s Eid Milan

New Delhi, June 20 : In a show of opposition unity, top leaders from various opposition parties including Ahmed Patel, Akhilesh Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav and Sitaram Yechury attended an Eid Milan hosted by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind here on Wednesday. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also attended the reception hosted by Jamiat President Maulana Syed Arshad Madani, […]

IAF to provide air support to Amarnath pilgrims

New Delhi, June 20 : The Indian Air Force (IAF) has started carrying pilgrims between Uttarakahnd’s Pithoragarh and Gunji to enable them to complete their journey to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with ease, an defence statement said. It said that after the External Affairs Ministry approached the Defence Ministry for air effort between the places enroute […]