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Trump’s first paycheck to restore ...

Trump’s first paycheck to restore Civil War battlefield

Washington, July 6   A portion of Donald Trump’s first paycheck as the US President will be used to fund restoration projects at a Civil War battlefield, the Interior Department announced. Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke on Wednesday said the portion of the salary — $78,333.32... read more »

Shanti Vahini to be set up to maintain p...

Shanti Vahini to be set up to maintain peace, harmony: Mamata (Lead)

Kolkata, July 6   Alleging that a conspiracy has being hatched against her government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced the formation of ‘Shanti Vahini’ (peace army) at every booth in the state to maintain peace and communal harmony. Banerjee also... read more »

President lauds IISc for advancing resea...

President lauds IISc for advancing research in science

Bengaluru, July 6   President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday lauded the alumni and faculty of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for advancing research in science and technology. “Alumni and faculty of IISc have played and continue to play a strong role in leading national science and... read more »

Tripathi-Mamata row: Now Bengal minister...

Tripathi-Mamata row: Now Bengal ministers call Governor BJP cadre, parrot (...

Kolkata, July 5   The row between West Bengal Governor and the Mamata Banerjee government escalated on Wednesday, with senior ministers tearing into Keshri Nathi Tripathi, and the Raj Bhavan hitting back by dubbing the accusations as “attempts to cover lapses” and “divert... read more »

Bengal Minister dubs Governor ‘BJP...

Bengal Minister dubs Governor ‘BJP’s parrot’

Kolkata, July 5   Accusing West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi of forwarding complaints received from BJP leaders to the state government, Rural Development Minister Subrata Mukherjee on Wednesday termed him “BJP’s parrot”. “We feel he is BJP’s parrot. We have... read more »

Modi meets three Pravasi Bharatiya Samma...

Modi meets three Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awardees

Jerusalem, July 5   Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met three recipients of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, an award instituted by the Indian government for Indians abroad who achieve success in various fields. “Living bridges of excellence between #IndiaIsrael. PM meets three... read more »

Museums must reach out to wider public: ...

Museums must reach out to wider public: Bengal governor

Kolkata, July 5   West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi on Wednesday said museums can no longer act as exalted custodians of the past and must reach out to the wider public. “Museums in today’s world face many new challenges. In the 21st century, when the rapid advancement of technology... read more »

Anti-GST Surat traders greet Congress le...

Anti-GST Surat traders greet Congress leaders with ‘Modi’ chant...

Surat, July 5   The opposition Congress was in for a shock here on Wednesday when party’s national General Secretary Ashok Gehlot and state unit President Bharatsinh Solanki were greeted with chants hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They had gone there to express solidarity with textile... read more »

Traffic decongestion has been a priority...

Traffic decongestion has been a priority: LG to CM

New Delhi, July 5   Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday informed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that traffic decongestion in Delhi has been a priority area ever since he assumed office. His remarks came after the Chief Minister wrote a letter to the Chief Secretary on major traffic... read more »

Modi visits Israel Museum

Modi visits Israel Museum

Jerusalem, July 5   Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu, visited the Israel Museum here on Wednesday for an exhibition of Indian Jewish heritage. The two leaders visited three main exhibits, according to information provided by the Indian External... read more »

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Sai Dharam Tej worked in ‘Nakshatram’ for free

Chennai, July 6   Actor Sai Dharam Tej, who will be seen in a cameo in filmmaker Krishna Vamsi’s upcoming Telugu action-thriller “Nakshatram”, play his part for free out... read more »

Meira Kumar to campaign in Bihar

Patna, July 6   The Congress-led opposition’s Presidential nominee Meira Kumar will arrive here on Thursday evening on a three-day visit to Bihar to seek support for her... read more »

Cloudy Thursday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, July 6   It was a cloudy Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, the weather office... read more »

Celebrations in Leh as Dalai Lama turns 82

Leh, July 6   Thousands of Tibetans on Thursday morning joined in the 82nd birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here. Large crowds donning traditional dresses... read more »

Heavy rains lash UP

Lucknow, July 6   Heavy rains lashed many parts of Uttar Pradesh including the state capital on Thursday leading to inconvenience among school going children and office goers, weather officials... read more »