BKU Lokshakti requests SC  to replace members of panel

BKU Lokshakti requests SC to replace members of panel

Sunday, 17 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The Bhartiya Kisan Union Lokshakti approached the Supreme Court on Saturday, requesting it to remove the remaining three members of a committee it had set up to hold talks with the farmers protesting against the three contentious farm laws. The BKU (Lokshakti) has requested the court to nominate people to the...

BJP picks PM's aide AK Sharma for MLC polls,  likely to be made Dy CM

BJP picks PM's aide AK Sharma for MLC polls, likely to be made Dy CM

Saturday, 16 January 2021 | Virendra Nath Bhatt | Lucknow

The BJP announced four candidates for the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council polls, including three candidates who were re-nominated and the fourth candidate is bureaucrat turned politician AK Sharma, who joined the BJP on Thursday. The re-nominated candidates are deputy Chief Minister Dr Dinesh Sharma, State BJP president Swantra Deo Singh and...

Child among 3 killed in fire at scrap shop in Kirti Nagar

Saturday, 16 January 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Three people, including a child, were killed in a fire that broke out at a scrap shop in West Delhi’s Kirti Nagar area late on Thursday night. Police said that two bodies are yet to be identified but the third body has been identified as 20 year-old Rohit, a driver and...

J&K calm but has propensity to flare up: N Command

J&K calm but has propensity to flare up: N Command

Saturday, 16 January 2021 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

Sounding a word of caution on the prevailing situation in Jammu & Kashmir, GOC-in-C, Northern Command Lt Gen YK Joshi on Friday said the internal situation in J&K, which is stable and under control, has the propensity to flare up at any time. Interacting with the media persons after paying tributes...

Prez donates Rs 5L for Ram temple

Saturday, 16 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The fund collection drive for the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya kicked off on Friday with President Ram Nath Kovind donating Rs 5 lakh. The President made the contribution to the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerath Kshetra Trust set up by the Government to look after the construction and management of the...

TMC rebel MP Shatabdi to fly to Delhi to meet Shah today

TMC rebel MP Shatabdi to fly to Delhi to meet Shah today

Saturday, 16 January 2021 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

Roy criticises party leadership for bias, hints at announcing big decision today; likely to join BJP Bengali cine star-turned Trinamool Congress MP Shatabdi Roy on Friday said she was going to Delhi where “it may not be out of ordinary to meet big politicians” like Home Minister Amit Shah. Roy on Thursday...

World's largest Covid vaccination drive begins

World's largest Covid vaccination drive begins

Saturday, 16 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

PM to launch campaign via video conferencing today at 10:30 am; Vardhan says it is beginning of the end of coronavirus pandemic Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the first phase of the pan-India rollout of world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination drive on Saturday at 10:30 am via video conferencing.  The drive...

World’s oldest known cave art is 45,500 yrs old

World’s oldest known cave art is 45,500 yrs old

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Archaeologists have discovered the world’s oldest known cave art — a life-sized picture of a wild pig that was painted at least 45,500 years ago in Indonesia. The cave painting uncovered in South Sulawesi consists of a figurative depiction of a warty pig, a wild boar that is endemic to...

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