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  • ‘Sushil Modi to be BJP’s face in Bihar assembly polls’
    6:54 PM

    Patna, Aug 30 (IANS) Former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi will be the face of the BJP in Bihar in the state assembly polls in 2015, said senior party leader and central Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh Saturday ending days of speculation. “The BJP will fight the next state

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  • Aparna Sen appears for questioning in Saradha scam
    12:36 PM

      Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Famed actor-director Aparna Sen Monday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam.Sen, who was the editor of a magazine brought out by the group, appeared before the Enforcement Directorate office here after being summoned by the agency which is

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  • Hindus flock to Mathura on Janmashtami (Lead)
    1:12 PM

      Mathura, Aug 17 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of devotees thronged the Krishna land here to celebrate Janmashtami, with the celebrations reaching a crescendo Sunday.The celebrations are on in the entire Braj area comprising Mathura, Agra and Hathras districts.The Yamuna is flowing to the brim. Mathura’s ghats are filled with pilgrims

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  • Samsung to set up technical training schools in Bengal
    4:16 PM

    Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Aiming to create human resource capital, South Korean conglomerate Samsung will set up seven technical schools in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday. “I am happy to announce that they have agreed to set up seven technical schools in the state to impart industrial

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  • Golf’s Olympic resurgence begins in Nanjing
    2:36 PM

    Nanjing (China), Aug 14 (IANS) It has been more than 100 years since the world’s top golfers have targeted a spot in the Olympic Games, but all will change with the sport being included in the 2016 Rio Games. In less than two years, the sport makes a long-awaited return

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  • Modi wishes Pakistan on its I-Day
    11:29 AM

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday wished Pakistan on its 68th Independence Day. “On the occasion of their Independence Day, I convey my greetings to the people of Pakistan,” said a tweet on Modi’s twitter handle.

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