DCW chief Maliwal to end fast on Sunday

New Delhi, April 21 : Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal, whose indefinite hunger strike to demand death for rapists of children continued for the ninth day on Saturday, said she would end her fast at 2 p.m. on Sunday. “I’m ending the fast, but the struggle will go on,” the Aam Aadmi Party […]

Cabinet approves restructured scheme to make local bodies self-sustainable

New Delhi, April 21 : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Saturday approved a restructured Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) scheme aimed at making rural local bodies self-sustainable, financially stable and more efficient through use of e-governance vis-a-vis service delivery and transparency. Addressing a press conference here, Union Panchayati Raj Minister Narendra Singh […]

Fresh nomination for Bengal Panchayat polls on April 23: SEC

Kolkata, April 21 : The West Bengal State Election Commission, after meeting with various political parties and representatives of the state government, selected April 23 as the extended day for filing nominations for the coming Panchayat polls, a senior official said on Saturday. The meeting was convened following a Calcutta High Court order to the […]

North Korea suspends missile, nuclear tests

Seoul, April 21 : North Korea on Saturday announced its suspension of all missile tests and shutting down of nuclear test site, saying its quest for nuclear arms was “complete” and it “no longer needed” to test its weapons capability. “Under the proven condition of complete nuclear weapons, we no longer need any nuclear tests, […]

Nicaragua accepts dialogue call after protests

Managua, April 21 : Nicaragua has accepted a call for dialogue by the private sector to discuss a new set of social security measures, which have led to widespread protests and violence in the country that killed at least five persons and injured around 100 in three days. Vice President Rosario Murillo on Friday said […]

IPL: Chennai crush Rajasthan by 64 runs

Pune, April 21 : Opener Shane Watson hit a fantastic 106-run knock as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) thrashed Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 64 runs here on Friday to register their third win in four games in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Veteran Australian all-rounder Watson took just 51 deliveries to bring up his third IPL […]