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PM Modi releases Mahatma Gandhi stamps in UAE

Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday released postage stamps on Mahatma Gandhi to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary here in the presence of Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The stamps were issued at the Presidential Palace. India and the United Arab Emirates[Read More…]

Tendulkar enthralls runners with life stories on eve of MHM

Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Elite Indian marathoner Dnyaneshwar Morgha will be gunning for a unique hat-trick as he takes the start position in the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Mumbai Half Marathon on Sunday morning. The 25-year-old Morgha has already stamped his authority over the popular 21km-run in the city, winning[Read More…]

Rahul-led opposition team sent back from Srinagar (Lead)

Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) An opposition party delegation, led by former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, was on Saturday stopped at the Srinagar airport and sent back to Delhi, soon after they landed here. The delegation of 12 opposition leaders had left Delhi by 11.50 a.m. Air Vistara flight. It was[Read More…]

Gehlot, Raje condole Jaitley’s demise

Jaipur, Aug 24 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday condoled the death of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. In his tweet, Gehlot said: “Deeply saddened to know of the untimely demise of former Union Minister and senior BJP leader, Sh #ArunJaitley. My heartfelt condolences to his family members.[Read More…]

Central team in Karnataka to assess flood situation

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) An inter-ministerial team of the Centre on Saturday reached Karnataka to conduct an assessment of the flood situation. A Home Ministry official said the team will conduct an on-the-spot assessment of the flood situation for the next three days. According to preliminary surveys, the fortnight-long[Read More…]

I don’t compete with anyone: Radhika Madan

Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) There are many fresh faces in Bollywood, but actress Radhika Madan is not the one who believes in competing with anyone. After featuring in the hit TV show “Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi” and trying her hand at some reality shows, Radhika made her Bollywood debut[Read More…]

Janhvi Kapoor trolled for holding book upside down

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Janhvi Kapoor was trolled for holding a book upside down at an event here. Janhvi was in the capital for the launch of the Hindi edition of author Harinder Sikka’s book, “Calling Sehmat”. As soon as the photographs from the event made way to[Read More…]

Rain makes a comeback in Taj city

Agra, Aug 24 (IANS) After a brief interval, rains returned to the Taj city on Saturday, taking the residents by surprise and marring the Janamashtmi celebrations. According to reports, while welcome receptions for two ministers was cancelled, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath changed his programme to attend Janamashtmi celebrations in[Read More…]

Jaitley’s family asks Modi not to cut short foreign tour

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The family of former Finance minister Arun Jaitley, who passed away on Saturday, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to cut short his ongoing three-nation tour in its wake. Modi called Jaitley’s wife and son and expressed his condolences after the BJP veteran Rajya[Read More…]

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