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Subsidy on food in parliament ends, ITDC to run canteens

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- : Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday said that India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) will run canteens in Parliament and the food subsidy has ended. "This time, there ... Read More


BJP as venomous as cobra, says Banerjee as rhetoric sharpens in Bengal

Kolkata, Jan. 19 -- Sharp rhetoric at back-to-back rallies and sporadic violence marked the rising aggressiveness in Bengal politics on Tuesday, a day after chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced th... Read More


Cabinet grants relief measures for settling utility bills

Sri Lanka, Jan. 19 -- The government has decided to grant a 6-month grace period for electricity consumers in isolated areas to settle their electricity bills. However, this relief will only apply to... Read More


Dry, cold weather persists in Kashmir; snowfall likely from Thursday

Srinagar, Jan. 19 -- Intense cold conditions persisted in Kashmir Valley with Srinagar recording a low of minus 7.0degC, the weatherman said on Tuesday. A meteorological department official said that... Read More


Government declares 23rd January as Parakram Diwas to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- The Minister of Culture and Tourism Shri Prahlad Singh Patel announced today that the year long celebrations to commemorate 125th birth anniversary year of Netaji Subhas Chandra ... Read More


Year long celebrations to commemorate 125th birth anniversary year of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose to commence on 23rd January

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- The Minister of Culture and Tourism Shri Prahlad Singh Patel announced today that the year long celebrations to commemorate 125th birth anniversary year of Netaji Subhas Chandra ... Read More


Kashmir: Wet spell later this week could end cold wave, says IMD

India, Jan. 19 -- Srinagar witnessed another cold night as the temperature plunged to -7 degrees Celsius. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), a wet spell is expected later this week t... Read More


Meet Monika Iuel, the new chief marketing officer at Wesgro

South Africa, Jan. 19 -- Monika Iuel has been appointed as the new chief marketing officer at Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape. I... Read More


French Muslim leaders agree increased controls in effort against political Islam

France, Jan. 19 -- The leaders of the French Council of the Muslim Faith have signed a charter in which they agreed to administer additional controls, notably on the appointment of religious leaders.T... Read More


Road in Sabah's Kinabalu National Park collapses after incessant rain (VIDEO)

KOTA KINABALU, Jan. 19 -- A part of the road outside Sabah's famed Kinabalu National Park has collapsed after nearly a week of unrelenting rain. Eye witnesses claimed the road, just outside and in fr... Read More