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Mumbai battles heavy rain

Heavy rains have lashed Mumbai and its neighboring areas as the downpour is entering its fifth day on Tuesday. It’s also been a rain spell like never before, in fact it’s the highest in a decade. The Met Department warned of “extremely heavy” rainfall in adjoining areas of Thane and ... Read More »

Govt launches ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ for water conservation

Launching the initiative in New Delhi Monday evening, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said, water conservation is now a national priority and it is time to make water conservation a people’s movement. He requested the people to associate themselves with Jal Shakti Abhiyan.   Shekhawat said, every one should make efforts ... Read More »

Digital India: 4th anniversary celebration at Kamrup Metro

Guwahati, July. 1 (Udaipur Kiran): The 4th Anniversary of Digital India was celebrated with pomp and splendour at the Office of The Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup Metropolitan District on 1st July, 2019 at the Conference Hall. At the outset Biswajit Pegu, Deputy Commissioner delivered a speech on the brief history of ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi rejects Ashok Gehlot’s plea to stay as Cong chief

New Delhi, July. 1 (Udaipur Kiran): Ahead of the meeting with  Chief ministers of  all Congress-ruled states, Rahul Gandhi on Monday rejected the plea of  senior Congress leader and Rajasthan Chief minister Ashok Gehlot to continue as the party’s President reiterating his  unchanged resolve to step down from leading the ... Read More »

Rajya Sabha discusses J&K Reservation (Amendment) Bill 2019

The bill proposes to give reservation in educational institutions and government jobs to people living within 10 kilometres of the International Border in Jammu. The Bill will replace the Ordinance promulgated in this regard. The Home Minister informed the house that over 3.5 lakh students of 435 villages in border districts ... Read More »

Bangladesh pays homage to 2016 Dhaka terror attack victims 

Family members and well wishers of the victims along with officials from the law enforcement agencies laid wreath in the premises of the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka to pay homage to the victims of the attack. According to the charge sheet filed by police, a faction of banned militant ... Read More »

Higher salt intake can cause gastrointestinal bloating: Study

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the US re-analysed data from a large clinical trial conducted two decades ago, and found that high sodium intake increased bloating among trial participants. “Bloating is one of the leading gastrointestinal complaints in the US and can be exacerbated ... Read More »

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Joins Twitter

New Delhi, July.1 (Udaipur Kiran): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, has joined Twitter. Apart from Bhagwat, Bhaiyaji Joshi , Suresh Soni, Krishna Gopal, V Bhagya, Arun Kumar and Anirudh Deshpande have also joined this site. However, no RSS leader has tweeted so far. After coming to Twitter, more ... Read More »

Deal sealed for Anti-Tank Missile with Russia

New Delhi, July.(Udaipur Kiran): The deal worth Rs. 200 crore for “Strum Ataka” anti tank missile has been signed by India with Russia. Under emergency clause of this contract, the missile will be supplied by September end this year. This missile will be added to fleet of Mi-35 attack choppers ... Read More »

4 students killed in school bus accident in Shimla

Shimla, July. 1(Udaipur Kiran): Four have been killed and seven injured while a school rolled down a hill in Lower Khalini area of Shimla. Police and rescue teams reached the spot. Reportedly, three school girls and driver have died in this incident. The children were from Chelsea School of Shilma. ... Read More »

National Doctors’ Day 2019 being celebrated today

National Doctor’s Day is celebrated to honour the legendary physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. Dr Roy was honoured with the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna on February 4, 1961. The celebration of the Doctors’ Day is an attempt to emphasise on ... Read More »

Chinese drug addicts receive VR treatment

According to the local judicial department, more than 70 percent of the participants have reduced desire for drugs after undergoing the treatment. Users wearing a headset see several common drug use scenarios displayed through VR software. The headset is equipped with an infrared eye-tracker that can detect what they are ... Read More »

Wimbledon 2019 starts today

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have been placed on one half of the draw after the Spanish superstar was seeded No 3 for the tournament. Novak Djokovic opens against Philipp Kohlschreiber. Roger Federer faces Lloyd Harris. The women’s draw looks particularly exciting with World No 1 Ashleigh Barty, defending champion ... Read More »

Heavy rains lash Mumbai

Monsoon rains may have kept Mumbai waiting but now that the dark clouds are well and truly over the Maximum City, showers have been quite relentless. It has been raining heavily in many parts of the city and its suburbs since the wee hours of Monday morning and there are ... Read More »

Digital India empowered people, reduced corruption: PM Modi

India has emerged as a digitally empowered nation. But more needs to be done to transform everyday lives. Since its launch in 2015 by PM Narendra Modi, the Digital India initiative has achieved many milestones. Digital India was launched with an objective of connecting rural areas with high-speed Internet networks ... Read More »

Several feared killed in Kishtwar accident

Jammu, July 1 (Udaipur Kiran): Within a week, Jammu and Kashmir witnessed yet another major accident in kehswan area of ​​Kishtwar district on Monday, in which several people minibus accident in the killing. Reportedlly sever people feared dead while 13 others were injured on Monday morning. As per reports an overloaded Mini ... Read More »

Jammu & Kashmir: 35 killed in road mishap in Kishtwar

35 persons dead and 17 injured after a matador vehicle fell into a gorge in Kishtwar district. Deputy Commissioner of Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana said 11 critically injured persons are being air-lifted to Government Medical College, Jammu for specialised treatment. Locals, police, administration officer are undertaking rescue and relief operations. The ... Read More »

Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 100 per cylinder

In a respite to consumers, non-subsidised cooking gas cylinders (LPG) will cost Rs 100 less in Delhi. The cooking gas in Delhi has been priced at Rs 637 per cylinder as against Rs 737.50 currently. Subsidised cooking gas price will be Rs 494.35 per cylinder. Following the move, the balance ... Read More »


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