State to ask Centre for funds to protect the Basilica

PANJIM, April 29 -- With lack of funds hindering the repair and maintenance of the Basilica of Bom Jesus at Old Goa; the Goa government will seek the intervention of the Centre to protect the UNESCO W... Read More

Persian Gulf: yesterday, today and tomorrow

Pakistan, April 29 -- April 29 is celebrated in Iran as the "Persian Gulf Day". But why do Iranians care so much about the Persian Gulf that they dedicate a day to it in their official calendar? In fa... Read More

Innovation contest seeking measures to ease impact of COVID-19

Hanoi (VNA), April 29 -- The Global Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts ( AVSE Global ) on April 29 launched an innovation contest called "#Hack4growth - Covid Endgame", sponsored by the ... Read More

Jaipur man Irrfan had craving to act right from his childhood

Jaipur, April 29 -- Irrfan Khan, the versatile bollywood actor who passed away on Wednesday was born and brought up in Jaipur. Since his childhood, he had a craving for acting. However, due to unavai... Read More

Sitharaman invokes Raghuram Rajan in counter-attack against Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, April 29 -- Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman rebutted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on his allegations on "wilful defaulters, bad loans and write-offs". Terming the attempts by the Opposi... Read More

Japan confers Order of the Rising Sun on Manipur's Dr Thangjam Dhabali

Manipur, April 29 -- The Government of Japan has conferred Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays on Dr Thangjam Dhabali Singh, former president, Manipur Tourism Forum. Dr Dhabali is among thi... Read More

P Chidambaram spotlights MSMEs concern on paying April wages, advises govt

India, April 29 -- Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide Rs 1 lakh crore wage protection assistance to 6.3 crore Micro, Small and Medium Ente... Read More

Provinces reopen tourist attractions after social distancing measures eased

Kien Giang (VNA), April 29 -- Islands off southern Kien Giang province and tourist attraction sites reopened over the weekend after social distancing measures were eased. The province allowed the res... Read More

Chitkara University Features in Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2020

India, April 29 -- Chitkara University is the only university from Punjab to feature in the top list of the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020 released by Time Higher Education on 22nd ... Read More

First prayer at Char Dham will be observed in PM Modi's name, says Uttarakhand Tourism Minister

Dehradun (Uttarakhand), April 29 -- : The first prayers at Char Dham will be observed in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said Satpal Maharaj, Minister for culture and tourism in Uttarakhand ... Read More