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Monsoon to reach Kerala by 29 May

The monsoon, the lifeblood of the country’s $2 trillion economy, delivers nearly 70% of rains that India needs to water farms and recharge reservoirs and aquifers. Nearly half of India’s farmland, without any irrigation cover, depends on annual June-September rains to grow a number of crops.   Read More »

SC orders floor test in Karnataka tomorrow at 4pm

In the May 12th polls, BJP emerged as the single largest party with 104 members, while Congress secured 78, the JDS 37 and others three. Hardly 24 hours after a daybreak hearing that saw the Supreme Court allow BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to be sworn in as Karnataka Chief Minister, ... Read More »

Ex-speaker ends hunger strike after CM invites for mediation talk

 ‘Juniors tear posters, oppose decision’ Udaipur : In a dramatic turn of events, after an hour long discussion with the agitating lawyers, Minister for Urban Development and Housing Srichand Kriplani succeeded to convince former speaker of state legislative assembly Shantilal Chaplot to end his hunger strike in the wee hours of ... Read More »

Shivangi Pathak becomes youngest Indian woman to scale Mount Everest

Managing Director of Seven Summit Treks, Mingma Sherpa told DD News Kathmandu correspondent that 16-year-old Shivangi successfully stood atop world’s highest mountain on Thursday morning. Born in Hisar of Haryana Shivangi climbed Mt Everest to spread the message that women could overcome any obstacle to achieve their goals. She was inspired by Arunima ... Read More »

Putin meets Assad, calls for ‘political process’ on Syria

A day after UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura warned a regime assault on the rebel-held area of Idlib could affect 2.3 million people, Putin yesterday met Assad in the southern Russian city of Sochi. “After the success of the Syrian government army in the fight against the ... Read More »

BSF jawan martyred in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

“Firing in Heeranagar area was on during the intervening night of May 16 and 17 in which one BSF trooper was injured. Thursday, during the daytime, it stopped but Pakistan resumed firing in night in Arnia sector which claimed the life of a jawan early Friday,” a senior official of the ... Read More »

West Bengal Panchayat Polls: TMC, BJP perform well

In West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress reinforced its dominant position in rural local bodies, bagging 9,270 seats in gram panchayats. According to results available, BJP emerged as the main challenger to the ruling party in most districts. State Election Commission sources said, TMC is also ahead in 2,317 gram ... Read More »

Holy month of Ramzan begins

The holy month of Ramzan began on Thursday after moon was sighted in parts of the country on Wednesday. Ramzan is a time to detach from worldly pleasures and focus on one’s inner self. Muslims commemorate this month-long period by observing Roza or fast. Fasting for the 30 days includes ... Read More »

BS Yeddyurappa becomes Karnataka CM for 3rd time

BJP legislature party leader BS Yeddyurappa was today sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka for a third time. Governor Vaju Bhai Wala administered him oath of office. Yeddyurappa has been granted 15 days time to prove his majority. Meanwhile, As the chief minister of Karnataka, Yeddyurappa held his ... Read More »