Peru declares emergency in 544 districts due to "imminent" water shortages

Lima, Sept. 20 -- The Peruvian government declared a state of emergency in 544 districts for 60 days on Tuesday, due to an "imminent danger" of a water deficit that could arise as a consequence of the... Read More

Pune Metro Line 3 completes 4000 segments

Pune, Sept. 20 -- In a momentous achievement, the Pune Metro Line 3 project, connecting the thriving IT enclave of Hinjewadi to the bustling central business hub of Shivajinagar, attained an extraordi... Read More

Odisha: 44.56 lakh farmers receive Rs.900 crores on Nuakhai festival day

Bhubaneswar, Sept. 20 -- About 44.56 lakh farmers in Odisha received Rs.2000 each as Kalia assistance on Wednesday during Nuakhai festival, a major festival in Western Odisha. Chief Minister Naveen Pa... Read More

LS clears Women's reservation bill, 454 members vote in favour

New Delhi, Sept. 20 -- The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Women's Reservation Bill which provides for a 33 percent quota in Lok Sabha and state assemblies for women. The historic bill called Nari ... Read More

Sanskrit is source of ideals of our great civilization: LG Sinha

Jammu, Sept. 20 -- Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said that India has always been considered as a living guide and a vibrant energy field which gave the message of one ... Read More

Sensex drops over 500 points

Mumbai, Sept. 20 -- The BSE Sensex tanked 579.71 pts at 67,017.13 in opening trade as selling was witnessed across the board. The NSE slipped 161.60 points to 19,971.70. The equity market was seen u... Read More

Hangzhou Asiad volleyball: Kazakhstan beat Kyrgyzstan, Japan crush Afghan

Hangzhou, Sept. 20 -- Men's volleyball preliminary round of the 19th Asian Games kicked off on Tuesday in Hangzhou, Shaoxing and Deqing respectively, with Kazakhstan downing Kyrgyzstan 3-2 in the nail... Read More

Mumbai doctors to provide free treatment on occasion of Eid Milad-ul-Nabi

Mumbai, Sept. 20 -- As part of the Profit for All campaign, a meeting of major doctors' organisations in city was held on Wednesday at Islam Gymkhana, in which various Muslim Doctors' Associations and... Read More

Train services hit as Kudmi Adivasi Samaj resorts to Rail roko agitation

Bhubaneswar, Sept. 20 -- Train services were affected in Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal due to agitation by Kudmi Adivasi Samaj, East Coast Railway sources here on Wednesday said. ECoR sources sai... Read More

BJD nominates Pramila Mallick for Odisha Assembly speaker post

Bhubaneswar, Sept. 20 -- Odisha Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Pramila Mallik will become the first woman speaker of Odisha legislative Assembly. Ruling Biju Janata Dal on Wednesday nominat... Read More