Part of Delhi ‘Dargah’ land sold illegally by Waqf Board: Report

New Delhi, Jan 16 : A part of the land belonging to Hazrat Naseeruddin Aulia Dargah in the national capital was sold illegally in connivance with some Delhi Waqf Board officials in 2016, a Delhi Assembly-appointed committee has found. The Delhi Assembly’s Questions and Reference Committee, headed by Deputy Speaker Rakhi Birla, tabled a report […]

Bengal opposition parties demand white paper on business proposals

Kolkata, Jan 17 : West Bengal’s opposition parties – the Congress, BJP and CPI-M – on Tuesday demanded “white paper” from the Mamata Banerjee government on the number of actual fructified proposals that the state had received in earlier business summits. Meanwhile, inaugurating the fourth edition of Bengal Global Business Summit at the Biswa Bangla […]

States should follow Tamil Nadu example in organ transplantation: Venkaiah Naidu

Chennai, Jan 16 : Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday here urged Indian states to follow the example of Tamil Nadu in respect organ transplantation. Addressing a function to felicitate surgeon Mohammed Rela of Gleneagles Global Health City for touching a milestone of 1,000 liver transplants over a seven year period, he noted Tamil Nadu […]

Sonowal meets Rajnath, discuss Indo-Bangla border sealing

New Delhi/Guwahati, Jan 16 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday and discussed with him issues related to sealing of Indo-Bangla Border by year-end and the publication of the first draft NRC in the state. They deliberated on the critical aspects of border fencing and vowed to […]

UP CM to host states’ meet to review minority welfare schemes

New Delhi, Jan 16 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is going to host a coordination meeting between the Centre and various states and union territories to review the implementation on the ground of various central schemes for minorities welfare. Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday that the meeting will […]

43 artists to receive Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards on Wednesday

New Delhi, Jan 16 : The Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for 2016 will be given away to 43 eminent musicians, dancers, and theatre artists at Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday. Artists who will receive the Akademi’s Awards this year in the field of music are Padma Talwalkar and Prabhakar Karekar for […]