India is doing great and no one is talking about it: Donald Trump

Washington, Jan 27 : In a first ever comment on India since he hit the US presidential campaign trail, Republican front-runner Donald Trump has praised the world’s largest democracy saying that the country is doing great but no one is talking about it, the media reported. “India is doing great,” Trump told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer […]

Ensure law and order: Arunachal governor to officials

Itanagar, Jan 27 : After taking over the reins in Arunachal Pradesh which has been put under President’s Rule, Governor J.P. Rajkhowa has directed officials to ensure that there is no law and order problem in the state, an official said here on Wednesday. On Tuesday night, the governor chaired a high-level meeting with senior […]

Myanmar opposition forms parliamentary affairs committee

Nay Pyi Taw, Jan 27 : Myanmar’s election-winning opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), on Wednesday formed a five-member Parliamentary Affairs Leading Committee with its senior party members. The formation of the committee came a day ahead of the end of the last session of the current term of parliament when President U […]

Cabinet apprised of science accord with Russia

New Delhi, Jan 27 : The union Cabinet on Wednesday was apprised of an agreement between India and Russia that provides for competitive research grants to researchers. The agreement provides grants to researchers of both the nations for joint implementation of research projects in areas of basic and exploratory sciences. The agreement, which was signed […]

Modi, BJP have failed to meet farmers’ aspirations: Mulayam

Lucknow, Jan 27 : Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for “cheating the farmers”. Addressing his party leaders and workers of the youth wing, the former defence minister said while Modi and his party had promised a lot of things to […]

Chandy dismisses bribery charges in solar scam

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 27 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday dismissed allegations of bribery in the solar scam levelled against him by Saritha Nair, one of the main accused in the case. His comments came after Nair deposed first before the judicial commission probing the case. She later told reporters at Kochi that she […]