Foundation stone of as many as 19 cancer hospitals, which would be established in public-private partnership in Assam, was laid on Monday morning at a function organised in Guwahati in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah and Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata apart from the state Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanata Biswa Sarma and several other dignitaries.
Last year, while driving past small villages in towns like Salem and Erode en route to Kochi, my eyes drank in the pastoral scenery thirstily. Acres of green fields stretched for miles, interrupted only by the occasional farmstead, school or college (mostly women's colleges).
Shilpa Shetty was spotted outside a diagnostic lab holding reports in her hands and thereafter memes of the actress started going viral like wildfire with hashtag #ShilpaKoKyaHua. Rumors about her pregnancy spread after the picture came out on social media making her fans weave all kind of stories.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has put the brakes on grand master of terrorism Hafiz Saeed's noxious plan to join Pakistan's mainstream politics through his political outfit Milli Muslim League (MML), which the ECP finally refused (June 13, 2018) to register as a political party in Pakistan.
Like everyone, I too am a member many WhatsApp groups. One among those is a special group named 'Chitrakonda Bazigars' comprising of all childhood friends/batch mates from class 1 to matric. In this group we share our present day experiences while recalling nostalgic past memories. A virtual get-together after around thirty years always feels distinctive.
Today, the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr is being observed in most parts of the country with gaiety and fervour. Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his greetings to the people on the occasion of Eid.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has retweeted a video posted by Pankaj Nain, Superintendent of Police (SP), Jhajjar district, Haryana in response to the PM's fitness challenge to all officers of the Indian Police Service (IPS).
Eid is going to be celebrated on Saturday except Kerala where Eid was celebrated on Friday. In Delhi, the moon was sighted on Friday and Jama Masjid Shahi Imam announced that Eid will be celebrated on Saturday in Delhi.
During my early education in an elite British school, we were conditioned to feel proud of being British subjects. Anything native was to be scoffed at. Under a huge portrait of King George VI, our day started with singing the British anthem, 'God Save the King'. We suffered punishment for speaking Hindi within the campus, even while playing cricket! Due to such indignities, my elders pulled me out and put me in a Hindi medium school.
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Rishikesh successfully carried out Uttrakhand's first bundle pacing related surgical procedure on Saturday under the able guidance of the institute's Hon'ble Director Professor Ravi Kant.
While delivering a speech at Congress party's national convention of the Other Backward Classes (OBC) at Delhi's Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on Monday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi again committed a handful of comic blunders.