Rajnath on Mongolia trip from Thursday

New Delhi, June 18 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is to visit Mongolia to attend a two-day official programme aimed at enhancing India’s alliance with the country, bordered by China and Russia. He will leave Delhi on June 21 with a delegation comprising a Joint Secretary from the Ministry of External Affairs, Director General […]

Will answer questions of the Delhi HC: AAP

New Delhi, June 18 : In wake of the queries raised by the Delhi High Court about the venue of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s protest at the Lt Governor’s official residence, the AAP said on Monday that the party had followed proper procedures and will respond to the court. “Whatever the High Court has asked, […]

Strengthen capabilities to check social media misuse: Rajnath

New Delhi, June 18 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday sought strengthening the capabilities of law enforcement agencies to check misuse of social media for illegal activities, an official statement said. Chairing a review meeting in the ministry, he cautioned against the challenges being posed by crimes in cyberspace and called for effective […]

Kolkata, south Bengal boil; summer vacation extended

Kolkata, June 18 : With Kolkata and large parts of southern West Bengal’s districts reeling under a heat wave, the government has decided to extend summer vacation in government schools across the state upto June 30, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday. In Kolkata, as also many other district towns, the mercury continued to […]

No compromise with crime, corruption and communalism: Nitish

Patna, June 18 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that he would not compromise with crime, corruption and communalism. Without naming ally BJP, Nitish Kumar taunted it, saying that there is no question of keeping silent on communalism and compromising with communal politics. Speaking at a function here, the Chief Minister also […]

Girl from Punjab’s backward area tops AIIMS entrance

Chandigarh, June 18 : Eliza Bansal, 17, from Punjab’s backward area of Lehragaga in Sangrur district has topped in the entrance examination for the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. Eliza scored 100 percentile marks in the entrance for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course at AIIMS […]