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IITs, IIMs in UP to include yoga in curriculum

IITs, IIMs in UP to include yoga in curriculum

🕔21:09, 20.Aug 2019

Lucknow, Aug 20  Leading management and technical institutions in Uttar Pradesh will now have yoga classes for students and faculty members. These institutes are incorporating courses on yoga, spirituality and human values to help future managers maintain equanimity under pressure.

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Yamuna floods homes, thousands shifted

Yamuna floods homes, thousands shifted

🕔21:00, 20.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 20  With floodwaters of the Yamuna having swamped their homes, people living on the banks of the swollen river are in despair with many having gone back to their villages, and around 14,000 shifted to relief camps.

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Karnataka’s BJP Cabinet expanded with 17 ministers

Karnataka’s BJP Cabinet expanded with 17 ministers

🕔14:37, 20.Aug 2019

Bengaluru, Aug 20  Karnataka’s over three-week-old BJP ministry was expanded on Tuesday with the induction of 17 legislators, including one Independent, as Cabinet ministers at a simple ceremony here. “State Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office and secrecy

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Punjab CM announces Rs 100 crore for flood-hit areas

Punjab CM announces Rs 100 crore for flood-hit areas

🕔19:01, 19.Aug 2019

Chandigarh, Aug 19  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced Rs 100 crore for emergency relief and rehabilitation measures in the flood-hit regions of the state. The Chief Minister said a special ‘girdawari’ would be conducted as the water

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Sitharaman in Varanasi on Tuesday to allay slowdown fears

Sitharaman in Varanasi on Tuesday to allay slowdown fears

🕔19:00, 19.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 19  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be in Varanasi on Tuesday to understand the problems faced by the local industry as well as the taxpayers. She is currently on a multi-city tour to take stock of the

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Yediyurappa to expand Cabinet on Tuesday

Yediyurappa to expand Cabinet on Tuesday

🕔18:59, 19.Aug 2019

Bengaluru, Aug 19  Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will expand his over three-week-old Cabinet on Tuesday by inducting 18-20 legislators as ministers, an official said on Monday. “Yediyurappa has written to state Governor Vajubhai Vala for arrangements to swear-in 18-20

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Manmohan Singh elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

Manmohan Singh elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

🕔18:55, 19.Aug 2019

Jaipur, Aug 19  Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Monday. Since the Bharatiya Janata Party did not put up any candidate due to lack of numbers in the assembly, Manmohan Singh

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Ex-Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra passes away

Ex-Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra passes away

🕔14:21, 19.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 19 Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra died on Monday following cardiac arrest, his family said. He was 82. Nitish Mishra, son of the three-time Chief Minister, told IANS: “He passed away around 9.45 a.m. following cardiac arrest.”

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Yamuna crosses ‘warning mark’ in Delhi

Yamuna crosses ‘warning mark’ in Delhi

🕔14:17, 19.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 19  The Yamuna river on Monday crossed the “warning mark” of 204.50 meters and was set to breach the “danger mark” of 205.33m, forcing authorities to stop traffic on one of the bridges that connect Delhi with

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Yogi’s cabinet reshuffle postponed

Yogi’s cabinet reshuffle postponed

🕔10:45, 19.Aug 2019

Lucknow, Aug 19 The much awaited cabinet reshuffle of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has been postponed. The reshuffle which was to take place on Monday was deferred late on Sunday as reports came in of the deteriorating

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BJP races ahead in preparing for UP by-elections

BJP races ahead in preparing for UP by-elections

🕔20:22, 17.Aug 2019

Lucknow, Aug 17 Uttar Pradesh is gearing up for by-elections to 13 Assembly seats, the dates for which are likely to be announced next month. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is already racing ahead of all other parties when it comes

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Curbs, communication clampdown being lifted in Kashmir

Curbs, communication clampdown being lifted in Kashmir

🕔20:00, 17.Aug 2019

Srinagar, Aug 17 Against the forecast of a doomsday scenario, government agencies have succeeded in preventing any loss of life during the 12-day clampdown in the Kashmir Valley and have started easing restrictions stepwise, officials said. Against the widespread rumours and

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Shah, Adityanath meet to discuss UP Cabinet expansion

Shah, Adityanath meet to discuss UP Cabinet expansion

🕔11:52, 17.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 16  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday held a meeting with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here to discuss the state Cabinet expansion, party sources said. According to sources, Shah was holding the meeting at

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Himachal sees heavy rains, rivers in spate

Himachal sees heavy rains, rivers in spate

🕔10:54, 17.Aug 2019

Shimla, Aug 17  Hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said. While the

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Kite threads delay Delhi Metro service on Blue line

Kite threads delay Delhi Metro service on Blue line

🕔07:29, 16.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 16  After excessive kite threads led to the tripping of overhead electrification, Delhi Metro service on Blue line was delayed on Thursday between Subhash Nagar and Rajouri Garden stations. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in its

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Himachal CM announces 4% DA for employees on I-Day

Himachal CM announces 4% DA for employees on I-Day

🕔21:14, 15.Aug 2019

Shimla, Aug 15  The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated with enthusiasm across Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announcing four per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) for government employees and pensioners. Functions were organised at state, district

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Asit Tripathy appointed Odisha Chief Secretary

Asit Tripathy appointed Odisha Chief Secretary

🕔21:12, 15.Aug 2019

Bhubaneswar, Aug 15  The Odisha government on Thursday appointed 1986-batch IAS officer Asit Kumar Tripathy as Chief Secretary. The appointment of Tripathy came after outgoing Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi opted for voluntary retirement from service. Padhi has been appointed

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J&K Governor unfurls tricolour in Srinagar, assures people

J&K Governor unfurls tricolour in Srinagar, assures people

🕔11:11, 15.Aug 2019

Srinagar, Aug 15 Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday hoisted the tricolour at the Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar, the first Independence Day celebrations here following the revocation of special status and splitting the state in two. Addressing the

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UP offers help to Russia in agri and tech sectors

UP offers help to Russia in agri and tech sectors

🕔19:03, 14.Aug 2019

Lucknow, Aug 14  The Uttar Pradesh government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Russian region of Zabaykalsky Krai for cooperation in the fields of agriculture and food processing. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who was a part of

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Massive fire at Delhi market

Massive fire at Delhi market

🕔12:13, 13.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 13  A massive fire broke out at the Gandhi Nagar market in the national capital on Tuesday. A total of 21 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. There were no reports of any injury yet,

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