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India's Kalvari stealth submarine starts sea trials

Published on 01-May-2016
 Kalvari is the first of the India's six Scorpene-class submarines being built under the much-delayed Project 75. Image courtesy Twitter.

Kalvari, Indian Navy's first indigenous Scorpene-class stealth submarine, today sailed out of Mumbai Harbour for sea trials even as the plan...

Rajnath reviews forest fire situation in Uttarakhand

Published on 01-May-2016
Singh directed central officials to provide all possible assistance to the state government to control the forest fires. PTI File Photo.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the situation in Uttarakhand where raging forest fires have destroyed 2269 hectares of jungles...

Labourers prime movers of development process: Naveen

Published on 01-May-2016
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. PTI File Photo.

Hailing workers as prime movers of the development process, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said his government has taken a slew...

JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar shown black flags in Patna

Published on 01-May-2016
The JNUSU president, who was addressing the gathering when the incident occurred, said he was not scared of such elements who oppose him or try to distub his functions.

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar was today shown black flags at a function here by two unidentified persons who were roughed up...

Narendra Modi got first class in MA from Guj University: VC

Published on 01-May-2016
Modi did his MA as an external candidate. He secured 237 out of 400 marks in MA first year, and 262 out of 400 marks in MA second year. PTI File Photo.

Amid the raging row over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's educational qualification, the Gujarat University today shared details of his MA degree...

Teams for cricket tourneys in Kashmir named after militants

Published on 01-May-2016
 Many sports events, named after slain militants and separatist leaders, have been held over the past 20 years in different parts of Kashmir. Reuters File Photo for representation.

Militant sympathisers in Kashmir Valley have named cricket teams participating in certain tournaments after militants, a trend security officials...

Modi launches scheme to provide free LPG connections to poor

Published on 01-May-2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents cooking gas connection to a woman of Below Poverty Line (BPL) family during a launch of 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana' in Ballia on Sunday. PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a Rs 8,000 crore scheme to provide 5 crore free LPG...

Policies were made in the past keeping ballot box in mind: PM

Published on 01-May-2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a launch of 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana' in Ballia on Sunday. PTI Photo

Apparently hitting out at the erstwhile Congress-led governments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Honest babus need not fear, stern action against graft:MoS PMO

Published on 01-May-2016
Union Minister Jitendra Singh. PTI file photo

The government is committed to protecting and providing incentives to honest and performing civil...

Par panel 'anguished' at shortage of faculty in IITs, IIMs

Published on 01-May-2016
In a report tabled earlier this week, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on HRD headed by BJP MP Satyanarayan Jatiya, voiced concern over acute shortage of faculty in higher education institutions across the country. PTI file photo

A Parliamentary committee has expressed "anguish" over shortage of faculty in higher education...

Photo Gallery
A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...