CM supports Akal Takht Jathedar's plea to stay away from crowds

CHANDIGARH, March 8 -- CALLING for strict vigilance against the Coronavirus, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday extended support to the Akal Takht's appeal to the people to stay aw... Read More

Women's Day: 7 achievers share their stories through PM's social media accounts

NEW DELHI, March 8 -- IN a unique social media initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday handed over his accounts on various platforms to seven woman achievers from different fields to share ... Read More

PM: Nari Shakti awardees must work to eradicate malnutrition, save water campaign

NEW DELHI, March 8 -- PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the Nari Shakti awardees to pitch in to eradicate malnutrition in India and conserve water. Interacting with 14 of the 15 awardees a... Read More

Five new COVID-19 cases in Kerala; Isolation facilities soon across nation

THIRU'PURAM/NEW DELHI, March 8 -- THE number of coronavirus cases rose to 39 in India on Sunday, after a couple and their son, who had flown from Italy last month and evaded airport screening, and the... Read More

Lady mason, centenarian athlete among 15 women conferred Nari Shakti Award

NEW DELHI, March 8 -- A lady mason, a centenarian athlete, Jharkhand's lady Tarzan and a "mushroom mahila" were among the 15 women awarded the Nari Shakti Puraskar by President Ram Nath Kovind for the... Read More

Shimla district receives fresh snowfall

SHIMLA, March 7 -- SHIMLA district received a fresh spell of snowfall on Saturday leaving the popular tourist destinations in the district covered under a thick blanket of snow. Kufri, Fagu, Narkanda... Read More

Make most of Jan Aushadhi Yojana, MP to people

DHARAMSHALA, March 7 -- MEMBER of Parliament from Kangra-Chamba Lok Sabha constituency Kishan Kapoor on Saturday exhorted people to take benefit of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana. Speaking at a w... Read More

Budget will give new wings to state's development: Bindal

SHIMLA, March 7 -- BJP state president Dr Rajeev Bindal on Friday said the state Budget presented by Chief Minister Jairam Thakur would give new wings to development of the state. He said that this b... Read More

Yes Bank customers scramble for withdrawal at branches, most ATMs run dry

NEW DELHI, March 7 -- PANICKED Yes Bank customers were seen queuing up at the bank's ATMs at various locations, but to no avail as as most cash-dispensing machines ran dry, after the Reserve Bank plac... Read More

Centre invites bids for 52.98 pc BPCL stake, keeps state players out

NEW DELHI, March 7 -- IN the country's biggest ever privatisation drive, the government on Saturday invited bids for sale of its entire 52.98 per cent stake in India's second biggest oil refiner Bhara... Read More