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Centre upgrades road network in J&K

Despite the rugged and mountainous terrain the work on four-laning of Jammu-Srinagar national highway is in full swing. Men and machines are working day and night to complete this project by 2021. From Jammu to Udhampur, this section is complete and giving a better ride to the commuters. Last year,with ... Read More »

PM Modi to lay foundation of Zojila Tunnel

The Prime Minister also has a packed program in Jammu, which includes being the chief guest at the convocation of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences. The Prime Minister will lay foundation stones, and inaugurate several infrasture projects. Details in this report. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Srinagar, ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

MoS External Affairs General VK Singh visits North Korea

In the first ministerial visit from India to North Korea in nearly 20 years, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh held talks with his North Korean counterpart and a host of other leaders. The minister who is on a two-day official trip to North Korea, held discussions with ... Read More »

Nepal: CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) merge

The unification of both the parties was announced in the presence of CPN (UML) Chairman and Prime Minister of Nepal K.P.Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Centre ) Chief  and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda in Kathmandu this evening. Oli and Prachanda have been elected Co-Chairpersons of Nepal Communist ... Read More »

BS Yeddyurappa takes oath as CM of Karnataka

Hours before the swearing-in ceremony, the apex court made it clear that the swearing-in and the government formation would be subject to the final outcome of the case before it. After hearing the matter for more than three hours beginning 2.11 am, a three-judge bench, comprising justices A K Sikri, ... Read More »

Fissures shoot lava and steam from ground near Kilauea Volcano

Several fissures shot lava into the air on Wednesday but one flow had not advanced any further toward coastal Highway 137, which remains around a mile (1.6 km) distant, County of Hawaii Civil Defense said in a statement. No serious injuries or deaths have been reported from the eruption. Meanwhile ... Read More »

Karnataka: SC refuses to stay Yeddyurappa’s swearing-in

Hours before the swearing-in ceremony, the apex court made it clear that the swearing-in and the government formation would be subject to the final outcome of the case before it. After hearing the matter for more than three hours beginning 2.11 am, a three-judge bench, comprising justices A K Sikri, ... Read More »

Cabinet takes major decisions on various fields and sectors

Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime MInister Narendar Modi on Wednesday approved setting up Freight Village at Nangal Chaudhary in Haryana under High capacity Delhi-Mumbai corridor project for faster delivery of goods at the busy line. Union Cabinet also approves setting up of a new AIIMS in Deoghar in Jharkhand. The ... Read More »