Odisha CM urges Centre to tackle waterlogging at temple

Bhubaneswar, July 16 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday requested Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma to take immediate steps to prevent waterlogging at the world famous Sun Temple at Konark. In a letter, the Chief Minister said that flooding posed a threat to the heritage monument. “The Archaeological Survey of India, which is […]

Triple talaq most inhuman practice: Parrikar

Panaji, July 16 : There is no practice more inhuman than triple talaq, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday, claiming that Muslim women in Uttar Pradesh helped the BJP sweep the state polls after the passage of a law against the practice. Speaking at a meeting of party workers here, Parrikar asked the party […]

Inspect all Missionaries of Charity care homes: Maneka to states

New Delhi, July 16 : Taking cognizance of the recent cases of illegal adoptions carried out by Missionaries of Charity in Jharkhand, Union Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi on Monday instructed all the states to conduct immediate inspection of all the child care homes run by the Missionary. According to the […]

Gujarat devotee dies during Shrikhand pilgrimage

Shimla, July 16 : A pilgrim from Gujarat died following a heart attack during the Shrikhand Mahadev pilgrimage, one of India’s toughest treks, in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district, officials said on Monday. The devotee, identified as Rajender Kumar, 55, was with his wife and son. The first batch of the pilgrims for Shrikhand Mahadev, a […]