Govt establishes four new Medical Colleges after formation of Telangana : Minister

Hyderabad, Sept. 18 -- Telangana Health Minister Etela Rajender informed the Assembly on Wednesday that four new Medical Colleges were established after the formation of Telangana state. Replying ... Read More

Narayan Rane reiterates decision to join BJP

Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Sept. 18 -- : Ahead of Assembly polls in the state, former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane on Tuesday stated that he would soon be joining the BJP and also merge his ... Read More

E-cigarettes banned: All you need to know

India, Sept. 18 -- The Centre on Wednesday said the sale of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) is banned with immediate effect. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman mad... Read More

Not just Tamil Nadu but no southern state will accept imposition of Hindi: Rajinikanth

New Delhi, Sept. 18 -- Veteran actor Rajinikanth on Wednesday reacted to Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent pitch for Hindi as a common language by saying that "not just Tamil Nadu but none of the... Read More

'No easy fix to sanitation woes, India an exemplar': Bill Gates

India, Sept. 18 -- Bill Gates speaks on why the Gates Foundation is awarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for improving sanitation at the Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards in New York on September 25 an... Read More

Ex-Union minister Yashwant Sinha sent back from Srinagar airport

Srinagar, Sept. 18 -- Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha was not permitted to enter Srinagar and was sent back to Delhi by police. Sinha arrived at Srinagar international airport on Tuesday morning ... Read More

Detention of Farooq Abdullah yet another assault on democracy: NC

Jammu, Sept. 18 -- Condemning the arrest of Dr Farooq Abdullah under the Public Safety Act, the National Conference on Tuesday described arrest as 'yet another assault on the democratic polity and eth... Read More

Himachal CM launches cleanliness drive on Modi's birthday

Shimla, Sept. 18 -- Chief minister (CM) Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday launched a cleanliness campaign from the Deen Dayal Upadhaya Hospital, Shimla, to mark the 69th birthday of Prime Minister (PM) Narend... Read More

Green push: Single-use plastic items likely to be banned in national capital

New Delhi, Sept. 18 -- The Delhi government is planning to ban some single-use plastic items in the national capital, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched for India doing away with single-use pl... Read More

India rebuts Malaysia PM

New delhi, Sept. 18 -- India on Tuesday rejected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's remarks that his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, had not sought the handing over of Zakir Naik, saying a... Read More