Rahul, Akhilesh, Amit Shah hold road shows

Allahabad, Feb 21 : Hundreds and thousands on Tuesday joined the roadshow of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Tuesday. BJP President Amit Shah also staged a show of strength in the same city. Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav started their roadshow from the Bolsan roundabout where they garlanded […]

HTC launches premium ‘U’ series of smartphones in India

New Delhi, Feb 21 : Taking the competition from Apple’s iPhone7 and Google Pixel head on in the premium segment in India, Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corporation on Tuesday launched HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play devices which are priced at Rs 59,990 and Rs 39,990, respectively. HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play […]

PDP minister back, crisis far from over

By Sheikh Qayoom Jammu, Feb 21 : Although one of the two PDP ministers who quit has rejoined office and the other has promised to do so soon, the crisis persists in Jammu and Kashmir’s main ruling party. Basharat Bukhari, who submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti immediately after a portfolio reshuffle, joined […]

Endeavouring for peace in South Asia through literature

New Delhi, Feb 21 : A literature festival is all set to bring artists from South Asia — sans Pakistan — together, aiming to endeavour for peace in the region. The South Asian Literature Festival will be organised by the Foundation of SAARC Writers and Literature (FOSWAL) from February 24 to February 26 at the […]

Ethiopian delegation visiting India to adopt best practices from education sector

New Delhi, Feb 21 : In an effort to learn from the Indian education system and to gather prevailing best practices, a delegation from ministry of education, Government of Ethiopia is currently visiting India. The focus of their visit is on adapting best practices like mid-day meal programs, teacher training and mother tongue instructions from […]

Campaigning for UP’s fourth phase polling on Feb 23 ends

Lucknow, Feb 21 : Campaigning in elections for 53 assembly seats from 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh, which will go balloting in the fourth phase on February 23, ended on Tuesday evening. Districts in Bundelkhand region — Jalaun, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Mahoba, Banda, Hamirpur, Chitrakoot and Fatehpur — are among those that will see polling on […]