New Delhi, Jul 22 (PTI) BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Friday questioned the government's decision to scrap the concession given to senior citizens in train tickets and asked why this relief to the elderly is seen as a "burden" when MPs continue to get subsidy on train fare.
On the occasion of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav a freedom run was organised at Army Public School, Udhampur to commemorate the 75th Independence Day celebrations under the aegis of Headquarters 71 Sub Area. 200 students of class 8th to 11th took part in the run in which 125 were boys and 75 were girls.
To commemorate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and spread awareness on the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign a special patriotic programme was organised in Dhruva Army Pre Primary School (DAPPS), Udhampur.
Guwahati, Aug 3 (PTI) Raijor Dal president Akhil Gogoi on Wednesday staged a sit-in protest here demanding the withdrawal of the state government's decision to teach science and mathematics in English in vernacular schools from class 3 onwards.
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (PTI) Amidst raging debate on the implementation of gender-neutral uniforms in state schools, the Kerala government on Wednesday made it clear that it has not taken a decision to impose any specific dress code upon children.
New Delhi, Jul 29 (PTI) The new National Education Policy (NEP) is in sync with the nation's roots and has gained unprecedented acceptance from the entire country, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Friday.
Kathua: With the mission to reach out needy, an 11th standard student from Mumbai distributes text books and study material among students of Government Middle School, Mehtabpur, Kathua.
Kolkata, July 22 (PTI) A team of Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials raided the residences of Bengal ministers Partha Chatterjee and Paresh Adhikari on Friday as part of its probe into a teacher recruitment scam, a source in the agency said.
Students of Aryans Institute of Nursing (AIN), Rajpura, Near Chandigarh brought laurels again by giving their excellent performance in the Final Examinations.
In General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) 2nd Year Amanpreet kaur (Punjab) bagged 1st position by securing 73.
SRINAGAR, JULY 13: The education sector of J&K has achieved landmark strides in last few years by effectively implementing all schemes and projects envisaging a notable improvement in the existing curriculum besides embarking upon various innovative new projects and works.
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A mehndi competition on the occasion of Eid was organized in the premises of Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh today where the girls belonging to all religion participated in various activities.
Bhopal, Jul 6 (PTI) Over two lakh children have applied for admission in private schools in Madhya Pradesh under the Right to Education Act (RTE) for the 2022-23 session, an official said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (PTI) The Congress is likely to get four ministerial berths in the new government in Bihar as JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar snapped ties with the BJP and joined hands with the RJD and its allies, sources have indicated.
Kumar will be administered the oath of office Wednesday.
Kolkata, Jul 28 (PTI) Amid demands for expulsion of arrested West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee by Trinamool Congress leaders, the party convened a meeting on Thursday evening.
New Delhi, Jul 27 (PTI) Congress MPs held a sit-in at Vijay Chowk here on Wednesday over the alleged misuse of investigative agencies and suspension of Opposition legislators, with senior leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury saying it seems that the government wants an "Opposition-mukt" Bharat.
Kolkata, Jul 23 (PTI) West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee was arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday in connection with its investigation into the alleged school jobs scam, an official of the agency said.
Lucknow, Jul 20 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the suspension of five PWD officials, soon after the removal of department minister Jitin Prasada's OSD following allegations of the non-compliance of the transfer policy and irregularities.
New Delhi, Jul 18 (PTI) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at the ruling BJP at the Centre BJP over high taxes and unemployment, accusing it of destroying the world's fastest growing economy.
Lucknow, June 25 (PTI) The BSP on Saturday extended its support to the BJP-led NDA's presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu, who is likely to be the first tribal leader and the second woman to occupy the post.
Rampur (UP), Jun 23 (PTI) Dummy cars and a government on dialysis do not last long, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Thursday while taking potshots at the political crisis in Maharashtra where the Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA government is fighting for its survival.
Shimla/New Delhi, May 11 (PTI) Veteran Congress leader from Himachal Pradesh and former Union minister Sukh Ram died early Wednesday at a Delhi hospital. He was 94.
Jaipur, Mar 20 (PTI) Buoyed by its resounding win in Punjab assembly polls, the AAP is now focusing on Rajasthan with the party holing a two-day convention in Jaipur to strenghthen the organisation in the state where elections are due next year.
Jammu: Bringing laurels to Jammu and Kashmir, Tanya Gupta a singer from Jammu and Kashmir received the illustrious Best Singer Award from Dadasaheb Phalke icon Award Films Organization for the year 2022 at Dubai, UAE for her commercial body of work.
Washington, Aug 6 (PTI) African American singer Mary Milben, known for her moving rendition of Om Jai Jagadish Hare' and Jana Gana Mana', is travelling to India to attend and perform at the celebrations related to the country's 75th anniversary of Independence.
Mumbai, Jul 23 (PTI) Comedy movie "Saroj Ka Rishta", featuring actor Sanah Kapur, will be releasing in cinemas on September 16, the makers announced on Saturday.
Directed by Abhishek Saxena, the movies also stars Randeep Rai, Gaurav Pandey and Kumud Mishra.
Mangaluru, Jul 22 (PTI) A case has been registered by the city police against eight students for their involvement in the lip-lock competition at a private apartment in the city, a video of which had gone viral.
Mumbai, Jul 6 (PTI) The makers of master filmmaker Mani Ratnam's upcoming magnum opus "Ponniyin Selvan - 1" on Wednesday released a new poster of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Guwahati, Jun 21 (PTI) Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam and music producer Bhushan Kumar donated money to the Assam Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) for the flood-affected people of the state.
Mumbai, May 17 (PTI) Shahid Kapoor-starrer "Jersey" is heading to Netflix for its digital release on May 20, the streaming platform announced Tuesday.
Srinagar, May 15 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir's first-ever national film festival will be held from June 15-20 and the event will highlight films, music and a creative ecosystem, an official spokesman said here on Sunday.
JAMMU, May 11: Paying his glowing tributes to Santoor Maestro Padma Vibhushan Pt.
Mumbai, Apr 27 (PTI) If Hindi is not the national language of India, why are movies made in different languages and eventually dubbed, Bollywood star Ajay Devgn said on Wednesday in response to a statement by south star Kichcha Sudeep.
Mumbai, Mar 17 (PTI) Filmmaker Mohit Suri's upcoming film "Ek Villain Returns" featuring John Abraham, Arjun Kapoor, has finished production, the makers announced on Thursday.
Jammu: Muay Thai Association of Jammu and Kashmir today organized a one-day training camp for students of different schools in Jammu.
Fort Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 5 (PTI) Shreyas Iyer's performance will be under intense scrutiny as India gear up for the back-to-back T20I games against West Indies, starting here on Saturday, with the twin objective of winning the series and also firming up squad for T20 World Cup.
Basseterre, Aug 3 (PTI) India skipper Rohit Sharma wants the team to step away from what it had been doing for the past five-six years and has given the players security and freedom to express themselves, said star all-rounder Hardik Pandya.
Birmingham, Jul 29 (PTI) Ace Indian boxer Shiva Thapa began his Commonwealth Games campaign on a rousing note by defeating Pakistan's Suleman Baloch in the first round of the 63.5kg category, here on Friday.
Birmingham, Jul 26 (PTI) Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has pulled out of the
Commonwealth Games due to "fitness concerns", the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced on Tuesday.
SRINAGAR, JULY 22: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today flagged off the Indian Pencak Silat team for the 19th World Pencak Silat Championship to be held at Melaka, Malaysia from 26th July.
New Delhi, Jul 19 (PTI) A new rule prevented India from rejigging the weight categories of its lifters for maximum advantage but country's 15-strong contingent, headlined by Mirabai Chanu, is still expected to return with a bagful of medals from the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
Manchester, Jul 18 (PTI) Hardik Pandya, the bowler, feels he has finally got his rhythm back and going forward, the India star will continue to be 'smart' about his job and bowl at full pace only when 'required'.
Singapore, Jul 16 (PTI) Indian shuttler P V Sindhu stormed into the Singapore Open title clash with a commanding win over lower-ranked Japanese Saena Kawakami in the women's singles semifinal, here on Saturday.
Srinagar, 12 Jul 2022. A Cycling Expedition was flagged off from ‘Siachen War Memorial to Kargil War Memorial’ to pay tribute to the indomitable spirit of the Indian Army.
Akshay Sharma, a student of BSF School, Jammu, clinched a bronze medal in the Olympic discipline of Judo in Khelo India Youth Games held at Panchkula Chandigarh.
Akshay brought accolades to the school by showcasing his excellent performance.
Wimbledon, Jul 7 (PTI) Trailblazing Indian tennis star Sania Mirza's swansong appearance at Wimbledon ended in a semi-final defeat to defending champions Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk in the mixed doubles event here.
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New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI) A task force on monkeypox will be constituted to provide guidance to the government on expansion of diagnostic facilities and explore emerging trends related to vaccination for the disease, official sources said on Thursday.
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New Delhi, Jul 25 (PTI) The Delhi government is running COVID-19 inoculation camps at high-footfall locations of the city such as metro stations, markets, malls and areas near wine shops to widen the vaccination coverage, officials said on Monday.
Command Hospital, Northern Command located at Udhampur celebrated its 74th raising day on 23 July 2022 which also marks the beginning of Diamond Jubilee Year of the hospital. On this occasion, a Milestone was unveiled followed by inauguration of a Heath camp for the families of the hospital staff.
New Delhi, Jul 19 (PTI) India logged 15,528 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,37,83,062, while the active cases dipped to 1,43,654, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
Thane, Jul 18 (PTI) Over 22,700 children below the age of six months have died in Maharashtra between January 2021 and May-end this year, the state's Family Welfare Department has said in reply to a Right to Information query.
Los Angeles, Jul 11 (PTI) Scientists in the US have developed new tools that can identify SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern in wastewater up to 14 days before traditional clinical testing.
JAMMU, APRIL 25: Today on the occasion of World Malaria Day on 25th April 2022, “Malaria Rath” was flagged off by Director Health Services, Jammu Dr. Saleem-ur-Rehman from the Directorate of Health Services complex in the presence of officers and officials of the department.
New Delhi, Apr 22 (PTI) With 2,451 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,30,52,425, while the active cases increased to 14,241, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.
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New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 12 (PTI) Hiring more staff, expanding capacity and opening walk-in centres are some of the steps laboratories are taking to cope with the twin imperatives of increased tests and timely results as Covid cases spike sharply in the country.
New Delhi, Jan (PTI) The World Health Organization on Saturday called for strict implementation of public health and social measures as COVID-19 cases surge in most countries of the South-East Asia Region.
New Delhi, Aug 15 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday set an ambitious target of making India a developed nation by 2047 and made a renewed pitch for cutting import dependence and boosting domestic manufacturing.
New Delhi, Aug 15 (PTI) 5G mobile telephony, which holds the promise of offering 10 times faster speeds and lag-free connectivity, will soon start in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.
Jammu, 1st August 2022: Ahead of the launch, Shree Toyota today put on display in Jammu its latest offering, the Urban Cruiser HYRYDER, a Self-charging Strong Hybrid Electric Vehicle and the first of its kind in the high-volume B SUV segment in India.
New Delhi, Jul 29 (PTI) Built by 750 girl students of 75 schools across India, AzaadiSAT is all set for launch early next month onboard the maiden flight of ISRO's Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV).
SRINAGAR, JULY 27: J&K is on a mission to become one of the largest clean energy-producing UT in the country with an objective to reduce dependency on conventional sources of energy and enable J&K in attaining self-sufficiency in its energy needs.
New Delhi, Jul 18 (PTI) The Delhi High Court on Monday rejected a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to stop the operation of SpiceJet airline for allegedly flying its aircraft in breach of professional and safety obligations.
In line with its continuous endeavour to offer unmatched entertainment to its users, Vi, the leading telecom brand, today announced its partnership with SonyLIV to offer premium content services which will bring the world of binge-worthy content and add-on data benefits together for Vi users.
Miami, May 6 (AP) SpaceX brought four astronauts home with a midnight splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, capping the busiest month yet for Elon Musk's taxi service.
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New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) Aviation regulator DGCA on Monday said it has instituted a multidisciplinary team to probe the severe turbulence incident on SpiceJet's Mumbai-Durgapur flight that left 15 people injured.
New York, Apr 30 (PTI) Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia held discussions with American aerospace giants on further strengthening collaboration with the industry in India.
The latest estimates point to the Centre spending over $10 billion on technology solutions. Around half is designated for investments in IT services and software delivery.
New Delhi, Aug 15 (PTI) Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates on Monday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for prioritising healthcare and digital transformation while spearheading India's development.
Srinagar, Aug 11 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Bank has set a long-term goal of achieving Rs 4,00,000 crore business in the next five years with annual profit of Rs 4,000 crore, a top company official has said.
Srinagar, August 02: CEO OYO India, Sh Ankit Gupta today called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan. He was accompanied by Sh Siddhartha Dasgupta, President, Corporate Affairs, OYO.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (PTI) India's manufacturing sector activity hit the highest level in eight months in July, driven by a significant rise in business orders, a monthly survey said on Monday.
The seasonally adjusted S&P Global India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose from 53.
Berlin, Jul 27 (AP) More than 1,000 Lufthansa flights were cancelled on Wednesday because of a one-day strike by the airline's German ground staff, affecting tens of thousands of passengers in the latest travel turmoil to hit Europe.
Mumbai, Jul 26 (PTI) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said the previous Uddhav Thackeray-led government issued a whopping 400 government orders in its last days in office and allotted funds that were five times more than the budgetary allocation.
New Delhi, Jul 25 (PTI) Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena has sought a report from Chief Secretary on allegations of cartelisation, facilitating monopolies and favouring blacklisted firms in award of liquor licences, sources said on Monday.
NIFD, Shaping The Future Designers – an institute that offers professional training to the pupils. The institute provides a wide range of short and long certificate courses.
From time to time the institute initiates interesting and engaging workshops.
New Delhi, Jul 18 (PTI) Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday informed the Lok Sabha that a few states including Telangana have sought a five-year extension for the compensation paid to them for revenue shortfall due to GST implementation.
New Delhi, Jul 15 (PTI) The Indian rupee nearing 80 to a US dollar will make imports of items from crude oil to electronic goods, overseas education and foreign travel costlier while raising fears that the inflation situation could worsen.