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India off to a good start at World Military Games in China

Panghal beat Douglas Andrade of Brazil 4-1, while Chirag (56kg) defeated Zambia’s Katanga Christopher 5-0. In the men’s light fly category (49kg), Deepak got a walkover against Iran’s Abaszadeh Ali while Satish Kumar also won his super heavyweight category (91kg) bout against Brazil’s Nascimento Cosme 3-2. However, Sandeep Kumar lost ... Read More »

IFFI announces Films in Debut Competition

Algerian film Abou Leila directed by Amin Sidi-Boumedine, Korean film Romang by LEE Chang-geun, Romanina film Monsters by Marius Olteanu, US film My Name is Sara by Steven Oritt, female filmmaker Eva Cool’s Cleo are the films which made it to Debut Competition this year. The National Award winning film ... Read More »

Nepal PM Oli to attend 18th NAM Summit at Baku in Azerbaijan

K P Sharma Oli will be accompanied by his spouse Mrs. Radhika Shakya. The Nepali delegation will include Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Chief Adviser to Prime Minister Bishnu Rimal, Foreign Affairs Adviser to Prime Minister Rajan Bhattarai, Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and senior officials at the Ministry ... Read More »

PM Modi releases book titled ‘Bridgital Nation’

Releasing a book titled ‘Bridgital Nation’ in New Delhi today, PM Modi said that positivity, optimism and faith in talent and resources is the thought of New India. He said that technology and talent were not a threat but force multiplier. He added that technology is the bridge between aspiration ... Read More »

Four killed in protest over Facebook post in Bangladesh

People of the area came out in large number to protest after the post went viral on social media. While the police were trying to control the crowd which wanted to vent its anger out on the minority community and their properties, some people started pelting stone on the police. ... Read More »

Twenty dead in DR Congo bus accident

Deputy administrator of Mbanza-Ngungu territory, Didier Nsimba told a news agency that the bus, laden with people and goods, was travelling from Lufu to Kinshasa when the brakes failed. Mbanza-Ngungu is located about 150 kilometres west of Kinshasa on Highway 1, a road with a notorious reputation for deadly accidents. Read More »

Voting begins in Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections

In Maharashtra, polling is being held in all 288 Assembly constituencies where 3,237 candidates, including 235 women, are in the fray. The voting will be held from 7 am to 6 pm. A total of 6.5 lakh polling personnel have been deployed at 96,661 polling booths across the state. Nearly 1,35,021 VVPAT ... Read More »

By-elections in 2 LS constituencies, 51 assembly seats today

By-polls are being held in Samastipur Lok Sabha seat in Bihar and Satara Lok Sabha seat in Maharashtra. Assembly constituencies for which by-polls will be held are – 11 seats of Uttar Pradesh, six of Gujarat, five seats each in Kerala and Bihar, three in Sikkim, four each of Punjab ... Read More »

Liberals, Tories slug it out on last day of Canada election

With Canadians going to the polls on Monday, the Liberals and Tories went into the home stretch in a dead heat, each with about 31-32 percent support after 40 days of mudslinging. Pollsters are predicting a minority government will result — either Liberal or Conservative — as the smaller New ... Read More »

FM: Committed to have sound macro-economic environment to fuel growth

Addressing the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund in Washington, the Finance Minister said, India is firmly committed to the path of fiscal consolidation. She further added that India has taken diverse policy levers as part of the Modi government’s series of reforms to address the challenges being posed ... Read More »

Campaigning for assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana ends

Prominent leaders across all the political parties are made their last ditch efforts to woo the voters.  In Maharashtra, a total of 288 constituencies will go for election on Monday. By size of electorate, Wardha is the smallest constituency and Panvel is the largest. Among 3,237 candidates in race, there ... Read More »

BOC organize up multimedia exhibition in Frankfurt

The life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi was celebrated by performing Dandi Yatra. Participants in huge number took part in the Yatra which was made vibrant by young students and their enthusiasm.A stall featuring books of Publications Division at the  Book Fair on the 150 Years of the Mahatama Gandhi ... Read More »