Tagore House wins Oak Grove Inter House Dramatics Competition with 'Kabuliwala'

Mussoorie, April 18 -- Inter House Dramatics of Oak Grove School was held under the roof of the school auditorium. Tagore House staged 'Kabuliwala', based on the famous story by Rabindranath Tagore. The play mesmerised the audience. Patel, Shivaji and Ashoka Houses performed 'Baal Majduri', 'Aladad Khan' and 'Daroga Ji Chori Ho Gaayi', respectively.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Principal JP Pandey. The event began with the school song by th... Read More

Central govt team inspects barrack construction

Manipur, March 31 -- CCDPUR | Mar 30

A team from Central government visited Churachandpur today for inspection of the works under Minor Irrigation Department at Ngathal village areas regarding construction of Lanva Mini Barrack.

The inspection procedure was led by the team along with director of water resource Khatchin Langel, chief engineer LG Singh and the concerned EE, and assurance was given to approximately 30 farmers that the construction... Read More

SC to hear pleas against closure of liquor shops along highways

New Delhi, March 31 -- The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a batch of petitions seeking modification of its December 2016 order banning liquor outlets within 500 metres of state and national highways across the country.

Several states, including Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Punjab, Telangana and Haryana and various others had told the apex court that 500-metre distance is much higher and should be reduced.

Attorney General (AG... Read More

Turning travelers into champions of tomorrow

U.S., March 31 -- In what feels the blink of an eye, 2017 nears the end of its first quarter. Businesses worldwide are busy keeping their heads down to meet targets, deliver results, and protect competitiveness. The focus on the numbers can so easily eclipse the need to keep the future close in one's sights.

However, as leaders in the global Travel & Tourism (T&T) industry know all too well, the value of T&T is measured far beyond the bottom lin... Read More

4,042 houses built in 3 years under IHSDP

Ranchi, March 31 -- Under Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP), the Central Government has provided central assistance of Rs 31.38 crore for building a total of 4,042 housing units in Jharkhand in last three years. The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Rao Indrajit Singh informed Rajya Sabha on March 30, 2017 in a reply to the question raised by Rajya Sabha member Parimal Nathwani.

According to the ... Read More

IHM building remained incomplete for more than 8 yrs, says CAG report

Raipur, March 31 -- A building construction executed by Chhattisgarh's Tourism Department at a cost of Rs18.90 crore remained incomplete for more than eight years and there was also recoverable payment of escalation of Rs61.97 lakh and unproductive expenditure of Rs3.72 crore on idle staff, CAG has observed.

The Union Ministry of Tourism accorded in December 2006 administrative and financial approval of Rs13.09 crore for construction of Institut... Read More

Vijay Goel: Property tax exemption row politically motivated

New Delhi, March 31 -- Union Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday said the controversy being raked up over his family owned heritage building in Old Delhi is politically motivated and intended to divert the attention of the people from the failures of the Kejriwal Government.

"Instead of raising irrelevant issues the Arvind Kejriwal Government should speak on the Rs 97 crore advertising scam in which it has been asked to refund the Government money,"... Read More

JD(U) releases fifth list of candidates

New Delhi, March 31 -- The Janata Dal (United) on Thursday released the fifth list of candidates for the high-stakes Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections, with twelve names in the list.

The party's national general secretary and Delhi unit in-charge Sanjay Jha said, "In every constituency, voters are openly expressing their anguish over the negative attitude of the authorities. Development has taken a backseat and the city has become a... Read More

Special Status For J&K Exists, For Sure, But Sovereign Rights Don't

India, March 31 -- There cannot be any autonomy beyond what the Constitution provides, and there can certainly be no azadi

The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (SARFAESI) has presented the most unlikely of sources for a raging debate on the issue of sovereignty of the State of Jammu & Kashmir vis-a-vis the Union of India.

Parliament enacted the SARFAESI Act to provide for an ex... Read More

BNP's Sakku reelected Comilla City Mayor

Dhaka, March 31 -- Monirul Haque Sakku, a BNP-led 20-party alliance supported mayoral candidate won the Comilla City Corporation polls for the second straight term on Thursday defeating his rival Awami League's Anjuman Sultana Sima with a margin of 11,085 votes, according to unofficial results announced by the returning officer (RO).

Of the 101 polling stations out of total 103, Sakku bagged 68,948 votes while his rival Sima polled 57,863 in the... Read More