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10% reservation for economically weaker sections will enhance confidence of 'New India': Modi

New Delhi, Jan. 12 -- Ten-per cent reservation in education and government jobs for the youth from economically weaker sections will enhance the confidence of 'New India', Prime Minister Narendra Modi... Read More


10% reservation will enhance confidence of 'New India': Modi

New Delhi, Jan. 12 -- Ten-per cent reservation in education and government jobs for the youth from economically weaker sections will enhance the confidence of 'New India', Prime Minister Narendra Modi... Read More


Tunnel boring work scheduled to begin for Pune metro line

India, Jan. 12 -- While work on the elevated metro corridor is going on, Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha-Metro) has begun the work of 5.01 kilometre underground metro corridor passing... Read More


Trump says changes coming on high-tech visas

Washington, Jan. 12 -- President Donald Trump says changes are coming in the way that the U.S. handles temporary H1-B visas, which allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers... Read More


Admission to 6 new 'world class centres' to begin soon

NEW DELHI, Jan. 12 -- Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday announced six new World Class Centres in Delhi. According to Delhi Government, the programme is a part of World Class Skill C... Read More


How you (and your finances) can survive the federal shutdown

Bangladesh, Jan. 11 -- There's no end in sight to the partial federal shutdown and, more distressing to federal workers, no paycheck in sight either. The shutdown has furloughed 380,000 federal worke... Read More


A touch of class

Nepal, Jan. 11 -- Youngsters today aren't very keen on wearing traditional jewelry. They don't appreciate their aesthetics and the handcrafting that goes behind making these pieces. Sameer Shakya, one... Read More


Bill on quota for economically weaker sections brought with good intent and purpose: Thawar Chand Gehlot

New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- Union minister for social justice and empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot says the decision to carve out a 10% quota in government jobs and university seats for economically weaker s... Read More


At top meet, BJP seeks to turn defeat chapter, send message for LS polls

India, Jan. 11 -- Thousands of members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s national council will meet on Friday in New Delhi for three days ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha election to be held later t... Read More


Overcoming obstacles

KATHMANDU, Jan. 11 -- 16-year-old Sushmita Limbu aspires to be a professional thangka painter. She lives in Bungamati and is one of the 60 children residing at the Disabled Services Association Nepal ... Read More