Dalai Lama heads to US for prostate treatment

Dharamsala, Jan 19 : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will undergo treatment in the US later this month for a prostate problem, his office said on Tuesday. “His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, is scheduled to undergo prostate treatment at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by rest for approximately one month from January-end,” the […]

Odisha government seeks report on ISKCON’s Jagannath temple

Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 : As controversy erupted over ISKCON’s move to build a Jagannath temple at Puri, the Odisha government on Tuesday asked the district collector to furnish a detailed report over the proposed temple. Housing and Urban Development Minister Puspendra Singhdeo said the Puri district collector, the vice-chairman of Puri-Konark Development Authority (PKDA), has […]

Digital platform for beauty, wellness services launched in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 19 : UAE-based digital platform for beauty and wellness services Beawel launched its operation in India here on Tuesday. Beawel aims to make spa, salon and fitness centres accessible to everyone through its user website and mobile app. “The company started last year in Dubai. We will start our global operations from […]

IIIT to be set up in Tripura

Agartala, Jan 19 : An Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) would be set up in Tripura to encourage the youth to study job-oriented courses within their region, the state’s Higher Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty said on Tuesday. The state government has provided 50 acres of land in Bodhjungnagar, one of northeastern region’s biggest industrial […]

Rajnath to inaugurate conference on federalism on January 20

New Delhi, Jan 19 : A two-day international conference on cooperative federalism will be inaugurated here on Wednesday by union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The event will be the first of its kind in the country where cooperative federalism will be discussed on a global level, an official statement said. It will be hosted by […]

Clashes continue in Imphal over building of temporary market

Imphal, Jan 19 : Violent clashes continued here for the second day on Tuesday between the supporters and opponents of a government project to construct a temporary market in the Thangal area for the women vendors whose shops were destroyed in the January 4 earthquake. Several persons were injured in sporadic clashes between policemen and […]