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Virat Kohli rested for T-20 series against Bangladesh 

Team India has announced for the forthcoming series against Bangladesh. Keeping captain Virat Kohli’s workload in mind, the MSK Prasad-led selection committee on Thursday rested the Indian skipper Virat Kohli from the upcoming three-match T20I series against Bangladesh at home. However Kohli will be back for the two-match Test series ... Read More »

Historic polling in Jammu & Kashmir BDC elections 

In Jammu & Kashmir, over 98 percent polling was recorded for the election of Chairpersons for Block Development Councils (BDCs) on Thursday.  Briefing media in Srinagar, late Thursday evening  Chief Electoral Officer while announcing the final results of BDC election said that a total of 217 independent and 81 BJP ... Read More »

Vice President addresses Indian diaspora of Azerbaijan 

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu who is in Baku, the Capital of Azerbaizan on a three day visit, addressed the members of the Indian diaspora on Thursday.  Vice President said that Indian diaspora is a very important component of India’s aspiration to be an inclusive, equitable and prosperous nation. He ... Read More »

Five day long festivities of ‘Diwali’ begins

Five day long festivities of ‘Diwali’ have begun on Friday. Dhanteras is being celebrated on Friday. People conduct Dhanvantri Puja on the occasion of Dhanteras. The festival of Dhanteras is celebrated every year two days before Deepawali. ‘Dhanvantari’ who is worshipped on the occasion of Dhanteras is the god of Ayurveda ... Read More »

Venezuelans protest over chronic blackouts continue

About a hundred people attended the march that tried to reach the Venezuelan electricity corporation headquarters but were blocked from reaching their intended destination by the Venezuelan National Guards.  Supporters of the government of President Nicolas Maduro also marched towards the electricity corporation headquarters but  marched to reject the opposition ... Read More »

Bangladesh PM reaches Azerbaijan for NAM Summit

She was received by the Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ali Javad Oglu Ahmadov at the airport. During her four day long visit to Azerbaijan PM Hasina will join the opening ceremony on Friday and in the plenary session on Saturday. On the sidelines of the summit she is also ... Read More »

Thousands evacuated as wildfires rage in California 

The so-called Tick Fire near Santa Clarita, broke out in the early afternoon and quickly consumed 5,000 acres on Thursday.  The blaze burned several homes and structures and forced the closure of a major highway and a number of roads. 500 firefighters backed by air tankers and helicopters battled the ... Read More »

Chenani Nashari Tunnel renamed after Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSME Shri Nitin Gadkari and Shri Jitendra Singh, MoS (I/C) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space announced renaming of Chenani Nashri Tunnel on NH 44 in Jammu & Kashmir as Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee ... Read More »

BJP, Shiv Sena coalition all set to form next govt in Maharashtra

BJP and Shiv Sena workers are celebrating victory in the assembly polls. The alliance which fought 2014 elections separately and later joined hands to claim seat of power in Maharashtra fought as alliance partners this time. The decision triggered a successful run in the hustings and alliance is all set ... Read More »

Bye-elections show mixed results

The by-elections held on the 21st of October had 2 Lok Sabha & 51 assembly seats up for grabs in 17 states and one union territory. These included Bihar’s Samastipur & Maharashtra’s Satara Lok Sabha seats and 11 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, 6 in Gujarat, 5 each in Bihar ... Read More »

PM Modi interacts with party workers from Varanasi 

While addressing the workers the prime minister urged the party workers to spread awareness about the central government’s social welfare schemes. On the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister appealed BJP workers and the countrymen to take pledge to follow Gandhian Philosophy of Gram Swaraj, which stresses on ... Read More »