We are committed to governance in Kashmir: Jaitley

New Delhi, March 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party is fully committed to the agenda of governance in Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday. Speaking about the discussions held at the National Executive meet here, Jaitley talked about the government formation issue in Kashmir as well as the Jawaharlal Nehru University […]

Mehbooba to hold meeting, apprise PDP leaders on J&K deadlock

Srinagar, March 20 : Amid a deadlock over formation of a new government in Jammu and Kashmir in alliance with the BJP, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti is likely to hold a meeting in two to three days to chart out her party’s future course of action. During the meeting, the Peoples Democratic Party president will […]

Madhya Pradesh CM observes Earth Hour

Bhopal, March 20 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan observed Earth Hour 2016 by switching off electricity at his official residence and working in candle light on Saturday night. From 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m., the chief minister’s residence did not consume electricity, said an official press release issued on Sunday. This was […]

India-Pakistan T20 match sees 22 million interactions on Facebook

New Delhi, March 20 : The World Twenty20 encounter between India and Pakistan at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata saw 22 million interactions between 8.2 million unique Facebook users showcasing support for their teams. Saturday’s most mentioned cricketers on Facebook were India’s Virat Kohli and Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi, and from women’s match were India’s Mithali […]

Manipur teacher held for attempting to rape schoolgirl

Imphal, March 20 : An elderly teacher has been arrested on charges of molesting and attempting to rape a 15-year-old schoolgirl in Thoubal district of Manipur. The incident happened on Friday night in the hostel of a government-aided school at Bishnu Naha in Thoubal district. “On March 18 night, the accused barged into the room […]