Knowledge cannot be destroyed by fire: PM

Knowledge cannot be destroyed by fire: PM

Thursday, 20 June 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi/Rajgir(Bihar)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asserted that he wanted India to re-emerge as the world's "most prominent knowledge centre" with an "advanced and research-oriented" higher education system. Modi, while inaugurating the new Nalanda University campus in Rajgir, called upon students to always remain curious and courageous. The varsity is named after...

Reasi attack: Foreign terrorists handed Rs 6,000 to OGW who acted as their guide

Thursday, 20 June 2024 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

An overground worker Hakimdeen, arrested by the Reasi police in the terror attack case on a pilgrim bus in which nine pilgrims were killed and 41 others were injured on June 9, was given a paltry sum of Rs 6,000 by the foreign terrorists for sheltering them and providing logistics...

Bombay HC allows release of film Hamare Barah after cuts

Thursday, 20 June 2024 | TN Raghunathan | Mumbai

After viewing the film and hearing both sides, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed the release of the film 'Hamare Baarah' after its makers agreed to delete objectionable portions. Hearing a plea seeking a ban on the film for its derogatory content towards Islamic faith and the Muslim community, a...

Gujarat: Homeopath pays Rs 16.32 lakh for MBBS admission, gets fake degree; 4 booked

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | PTI | Mehsana (Gujarat)

A case has been registered against four persons for allegedly cheating a homoeopath in Gujarat's Mehsana who paid Rs 16.32 lakh to get admission to a medical course in Uttar Pradesh but received a fake degree instead. Based on a complaint lodged by one Suresh Patel (41), who holds the degree...

Video shows party worker washing feet of Maharashtra Congress chief, kicks up row

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | PTI | Akola

A controversy has erupted after a video showed a Congress worker washing the feet of the party's Maharashtra chief Nana Patole before stepping out of a car in Akola district of the state, with the ruling BJP targeting him for "insulting" the workers of his party. The incident took place on...

Renukaswamy murder case: No need for CBI probe: Karnataka Minister

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | PTI | Chitradurga (Karnataka)

Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara on Tuesday said there was no need to hand over the Renukaswamy murder case to the CBI as the police were doing a good job in their investigation without succumbing to any pressure. Parameshwara and a State BJP delegation led by its President B Y...

We don’t oppose quota: Maharashtra Minister after meeting OBC activists

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | PTI | Chhatrapati n Sambhajingar

Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Dhananjay Munde has said the government is not against reservation for anyone and the demands of two activists agitating for protection of the OBC quota will be kept before the government. Amid the Maratha reservation demand under the OBC category, two activists from the Other Backward Classes have...

Congress accuses Central Government of destroying Indian Railways

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Accusing the Central Government of "destroying" Indian Railways, the Congress on Tuesday demanded Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw's resignation in the wake of the Kanchanjunga Express accident and said that he has no moral right to remain in the position. The opposition party also took a swipe at Vaishnaw for reaching the...

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