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Foundation stone of 19 new cancer hospitals laid in Assam

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.

18 Jun 2018 6:52 pm
Chennai-Salem Greenfield Corridor: Adding to farmers' woes

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).

18 Jun 2018 6:51 pm
Google marks the fifth day of FIFA World Cup 2018 with doodle dedicated to six countries

The internet search engine and technology giant Google celebrates the fifth day of FIFA World Cup 2018 with a new doodle showing children and people playing the game.

18 Jun 2018 4:17 pm
Flood related death toll rises to 11 in Assam

The overall flood situation in Assam remains grim with the death toll rising to 11 from four in the last 48 hours.

18 Jun 2018 4:05 pm
Shilpa Shetty denies pregnancy rumours after being spotted outside diagnostic lab

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.

18 Jun 2018 3:34 pm
26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's plan to join Pakistan's national politics gets a jolt

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.

18 Jun 2018 1:31 pm
21st FIFA World Cup: Learn to draw the visual symbol of football and learn about its geometry

The 21st FIFA World Cup, an international football tournament of men's national teams of the member nations of FIFA is being held from 14th June to 15th July in Russia at 12 venues.

18 Jun 2018 11:12 am
Google Doodle celebrates Father's Day with inverted hand prints showing how a father cares about his children

Google doodle celebrates Father's Day with inverted hand prints showing how a father cares about his children.

17 Jun 2018 6:29 pm
People's politics is the need of the hour to end corruption

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.

17 Jun 2018 6:19 pm
Ranchi of Jharkhand to host four-day symposium on Innovations and Excellence in Physics Teaching and Research

The National Annual Convention of IAPT-2018 and Symposium on 'Innovations and Excellence in Physics Teaching and Research' is going to be held at Ranchi University, Ranchi, during 28-31 October.

17 Jun 2018 10:12 am
Flood situation worsens in Assam

Flood situation in Assam has been worsening by the day with submerging of more areas by swollen rivers in the six flood-devastated districts of the state.

16 Jun 2018 8:08 pm
Eid Mubarak! May this day deepen the bonds of unity and harmony in our society: PM Modi on Eid al-Fitr

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.

16 Jun 2018 2:17 pm
Haryana Police SP Pankaj Nain accepts PM Modi's fitness challenge

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).

16 Jun 2018 11:17 am
Delhi to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday while Kerala celebrated it on Friday

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.

16 Jun 2018 9:28 am
Yoga: The beacon of my life!

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.

16 Jun 2018 7:47 am
Another feather in the cap for AIIMS Rishikesh

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.  

15 Jun 2018 12:21 pm
Self-styled spiritualist Bhaiyyu Maharaj departs leaving behind questions: Is suicide a remedy?

Self-styled spiritualist Bhaiyyu Maharaj, reportedly committed suicide by shooting himself in the head at his posh residence in Indore on June 12.

14 Jun 2018 8:22 pm
Rahul Gandhi's Coca-Cola, McDonald's bloopers at Congress' OBC convention

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.

14 Jun 2018 12:55 pm
Jaipur gets set for big celebrations of Meethi Eid

According to a notification, the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr 2018 will begin in Rajasthan in the evening on Thursday, 14th June and end in the evening on Friday, 15th June.

14 Jun 2018 10:37 am