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Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

June 23, 2017

NEW DELHI: NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind filed his nomination for the July 17 election here on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of NDA-ruled states. He submitted the papers at Parliament house accompanied by leaders of political parties who are backing him. ...

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CBSE released NEET results

June 23, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday released the results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses. Students can check their results in the following website: http://cbseresults.nic.in/neet17rpx/neetJ17.htm or cbse.nic.in ...

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Will uphold dignity of Presidency: Kovind

June 23, 2017

NEW DELHI: NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind on Friday pledged to uphold the dignity of the country's top constitutional post. After filing his nomination for the July 17 election, Kovind told the media here: "The President's post carries a lot of dignity. And I promise I will always uphold the dignity of this office." He added: "The Con...

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Modi, Trump to discuss terrorism, economic cooperation

June 22, 2017

NEW DELHI: During his visit to the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss issues ranging from terrorism and regional security to economic cooperation with US President Donald Trump, it was announced on Thursday. Modi would meet Trump on June 26 afternoon during which the focus would be on “further pushing and developing economic and c...

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PM leads yoga day celebrations amid rains

June 21, 2017

LUCKNOW: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led over 50,000 yoga enthusiasts in performing 'asanas' here amid showers on the International Yoga Day as he underlined the importance of the ancient practice in connecting India with the world and promoting wellness. Yoga, he stressed, has the power of health insurance at zero cost. "We can save the pe...

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Kovind quits as Bihar Governor

June 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: The NDA's Presidential candidate, Ram Nath Kovind, has resigned as the Governor of Bihar, it was announced on Tuesday. The resignation has come before Kovind files his nomination for the post of Presidency, most probably on Friday. A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said Kovind's resignation has been accepted. President Pranab Mukherjee ...

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Haryana woman gang-raped in car, dumped in UP

June 20, 2017

GREATER NOIDA: A 35-year-old woman was abducted from Gurugram in Haryana, allegedly gang-raped in a moving car and dumped in Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning, police said. The woman was abducted from near her house in Sohna in Gurugram district around 8.30 p.m. on Monday by three men in a Swift car. They raped her in the moving c...

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No bail for bobbitised Kerala godman

June 20, 2017

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A trial court on Tuesday denied bail to a 54-year-old godman who was allegedly bobbitised in May by a young woman at a house here he often visited. The court also agreed to a plea by the police demanding a polygraph test on the young woman. The incident occurred here on May 18 when Hari Swami was at the residence of the 23-yea...

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GST to be launched on June 30 midnight in Parliament

June 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will be launched on the midnight of June 30 at the Central Hall of Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced on Tuesday. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be among those who will attend the ...

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Floods in Tripura, over 2,000 families displaced

June 20, 2017

AGARTALA: Heavy monsoon rain disrupted life in Tripura as over 2,000 families were displaced after their houses were inundated by the flood water, official said here on Tuesday. The displaced families belonging to sub-divisions -- Sadar, Jirania and Mohanpur in West Tripura district and Khowai and Teliamura in Khowai district, were put up in 50 re...

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