MP to give Rs 25 lakh to Sakshi, offers training to Deepa

Bhopal, Aug 18 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday announced a Rs 25 lakh reward for Sakshi Malik, who won a freestyle wrestling bronze medal in the 58 kg category at the ongoing Rio Olympics. He also announced that the state will ensure proper training for the next Olympics for woman […]

Centre bows to ‘pressure’, appoints Punjab Governor as Chandigarh Administrator

New Delhi/Chandigarh, Aug 18 : Bowing to “political pressure”, the Centre on Thursday appointed Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore as the Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh. The BJP-led government had earlier decided to appoint Kerala BJP leader K.J. Alphons as the new Administrator of the union territory but decided against it following apprehensions […]

On Hyderabad Nizam’s 50th death anniversary, kin say his contributions neglected

Hyderabad, Aug 18 : On the 50th death anniversary of the last Nizam of Hyderabad, Nawab Mir Osman Ali Khan Bahadur, his family rued that the contributions of the architect of modern Hyderabad remained forgotten. The members of the family on Thursday paid tributes to the VIIth Nizam at his grave at Judi mosque near […]

Bengal renaming: Opposition parties want commission, public debate

Kolkata, Aug 18 : West Bengal’s opposition parties CPI-M and the Congress on Thursday demanded the setting up of a commission and a public debate on rechristening the state, while the Bharatiya Janata Party said there was no need to change the name. “Yes, there is nothing wrong in changing the name of the state. […]