Gujarat polls : VVPAT machines will be used in all voting booths, says CEC AK Joti : Earlier this month, the Gujarat High Court had issued notices to Central and State Election Commisions and Central Government over a petition filed by Gujarat Congress seeking disqualification of defective EVMs and VVPATs.
PM Modi inaugurates unique world-class hospital in Ahmedabad : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a unique world-class hospital at the Swaminarayan Gurukul Vidyapeeth Pratisthanam in Ahmedabad on Sunday. The 200-bed hospital is an integration of Yoga, Ayurveda and Allopathy.
Centre increases agricultural education budget by 47.4 percent: Agriculture Minister : The Agriculture minister mentioned that the Government has started implementing programmes towards strengthening Agricultural Education, Research and Extension for a long term and sustainable development in agriculture. With the development of new technologies, agricultural trends are changing daily.
Cyclone Ockhi: Indian Navy continues search & rescue operations : The ships deployed by the Southern Naval Command include IN Ships Sagardhwani, Jamuna, Nireekshak, Kabra and Kalpeni off the Kerala coast and Sharda , Shardul towards Lakshadweep islands.
33rd anniversary of Bhopal Gas Tragedy being observed : It was on the intervening night of 2nd and 3rd December 1984 when tonnes of poisonous methyl iso-cyanate gas leaked from the multinational Union Carbide Corporation’s factory in Bhopal.
Cyclone Ockhi moves away from Lakshadweep islands : Cyclone Ockhi moves away from Lakshadweep islands towards north west direction bringing relief from rain and storm; relief operations continue in full swing in affected areas; IMD predicts gradual weakening of the cyclone in next few days.
PM: Congress lacks internal democracy in the party : Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Congress indulges in divisive politics. The power-thirsty party divides people and reaps the benefits for itself.
President confers ‘divyangjan’ awards : President Ramnath Kovind confers ‘National Awards for Divyangjan 2017’ on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, in New Delhi; stresses on generation of employment for Divyangjans. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu launches Deen Dayal Divyangjan Sahajya Yojana in Guwahati
PM exhorts people to support development journey : In high-pitched campaigning in Gujarat battleground, PM Modi holds election rally in Bharuch; appeals to the voters to support the development journey of the country through their votes; PM to address two more rallies in Surendranagar and Rajkot.
North India reels under cold wave : North India continued to reel under cold wave with Himachal Pradesh being the coldest place. High-altitude areas of the state witnessed temperatures between eight and 13 degrees below the freezing point.
Gujarat polls: CEC holds meetings with parties, officials : The Election Commission team led by Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti will today meet Chief Electoral Officer, Additional Director General of Police and the Chief Secretary and high officials of Gujarat government.
Andhra Cabinet clears 5% quota for Kapu community : Andhra Pradesh Assembly unanimously passed the bill providing 5% reservation for Kapu, Balija Vontari & Telaga communities in education and employment sectors.
PM to inaugurate a unique world-class hospital : Apart from addressing public meetings at Saurashtra, PM Narendra Modi would also inaugurate a unique world-class hospital at the Swaminarayan Gurukul Vidyapeeth Pratisthanam in Ahmedabad.
Gujarat polls: Campaigning hits peak : In Gujarat, campaigning has intensified with less than a week remaining for the first phase of assembly polls. Star campaigners of all political parties are holding back-to-back rallies in the state.
International conference on climate change begins in Nepal : All nations should invest in resources to limit the detrimental impact of climate change, Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari said today as she inaugurated an international conference here to draw attention towards the adverse effects of global warming in the Hindu Kush mountain range.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan says UK govt’s visa norms a big mistake : London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday said that he was “lobbying” with the British government to change its stringent visa norms, which he termed as a “big mistake”.Khan arrived in Mumbai as part of his first official tour to three Indian cities, others being Delhi and Amritsar, to strengthen the UK capital’s trade ties.
Bali authorities monitor Mount Agung’s volcanic activities : Authorities in Bali Island of Indonesia are constantly monitoring Mount Agung’s activities to make sure the people around are safe.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurates the first phase of Chabahar port : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani today inaugurated the first phase of Chabahar port. The first phase of port is known as the Shahid Beheshti port.
US President Trump scores major win on tax front : US President Donald Trump has scored a major political victory as the Senate passed his administration’s 1.5 trillion dollars tax plan, a historic step in tax reform.
Indian healthcare market to hit $372 bn by 2022 : Healthcare market may see threefold jump in value terms to USD 372 billion by 2022, driven by growing incidence of lifestyle diseases and rising demand for affordable healthcare delivery systems, says a report.
Salil S Parekh appointed CEO and MD of Infosys : The Board of Directors of Infosys announced the appointment of Salil S Parekh as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, effective from January 2 next year.
India declares first innings at 536/7 : India declares its first innings at 536 runs on the second day of third test against Lankans in Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla grounds; skipper Virat Kohli slams stupendous 243 runs ;Murli Vijay too hits ton to pile up India’s total.
Kohli hits record double ton, India reach 500/5 at lunch : Skipper Virat Kohli cruised to his record sixth double hundred in Test cricket as India piled misery on a hapless Sri Lanka reaching 500 for 5 at lunch on the second day of the final cricket Test.
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan launches book on Indian cinema : Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan launched a book based on Indian cinema in showbiz capital Mumbai on Saturday
Johar plans to release ‘Brahmastra’ sequels every two years : Karan Johar is geared up for his next project “Brahmastra” and the producer said the team will strive to release a new part in the series every two years
Rajinikanth’s ‘2.0’ postponed to April 2018 : Superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar’s much awaited film “2.0” will now release in April.
New system can identity people from their DNA in minutes : Researchers have developed a software system to accurately identify people and cell lines from their DNA in a matter of minutes.