What Chairman Mao initiated on May 16, 1966 as ‘Cultural Revolution’ or known as ‘Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution’ came to an end only on his death in 1976, with over 1 million died, tens of millions were tortured and millions more were banished from cities to the villages.
Mao declared the Cultural Revolution through a secret circular with the primary objective in mind to declare war on ‘representatives of the bourgeoise who had sneaked into the...
The government is set to ban potassium bromate as food additive with Health Minister J P Nadda asserting that it will take appropriate action following a report which claimed presence of cancer-causing chemicals in bread samples of virtually all top brands.
A Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) study had found nearly 84 per cent of 38 commonly available brands of pre-packaged breads including pav and buns, testing positive for potassium bromate and potassium iodate, banned...
Reserve Bank deputy governor S S Mundra has raised concerns over one-third of ATMs being non-functional and warned the banks of penal action if the compliance levels are not met.
Mundra quoted a survey of 4,000 ATMs conducted by a Reserve Bank team recently wherein it has found that almost one-third of these machines are not in working conditions. The ATMs surveyed were situated in various parts of the country and were of various banks, he...
A senior Egyptian forensics official says human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft.
The official is part of the Egyptian investigative team and has personally examined the remains at a Cairo morgue. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he isn't authorised to release the information.
He says all 80 pieces brought to Cairo so far are small and...
The bail petition of Bindeshwari Prasad Yadav, father of Rocky Yadav who is the prime accused in the teenager Aditya Sachdeva murder case, was today rejected by a local court here.
Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) Om Sagar rejected the bail petition of Yadav after hearing both prosecution and defence.
Yadav's counsel Satya Narayan Singh and Qaiser Sarfuddin pleaded that his client had been booked for alleged destruction of evidence and not for murder and for that...
MK Stalin was today elected as DMK Legislature party leader, paving the way for his elevation as opposition leader in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
DMK is the single largest opposition party in the 234-member House with its 89 MLAs including party Chief M Karunanidhi and Stalin.
In the previous assembly, DMK could manage only 23 MLAs, while DMDK, which won 29 seats as AIADMK ally, was the main opposition party and its founder, Vijayakant, the opposition leader.
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- We respect Pakistan's territorial integrity. But we will carry out strikes to remove terrorists directing attacks against US.
- Time was when we shot in Kashmir every year. Now (I am) going to be shooting there for the first time after 1984.
- We will ensure that the Yamuna river is cleaned on a war footing and Punjab's Seechewal model is implemented in Delhi.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 | SC Panda | BhubaneswarI congratulate the BJP and its alliance partners on their historic mandate to rule Assam for the next five years. One hopes that they will focus on good governance and avoid factionalism. The victors must not become complacent or arrogance. Chief Minister-elect Sarbanand Sonowal has said that he will seal...