| 2013 | January | 18

  • Vice President Ansari greets nation on Ram Navami

    New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has greeted the citizens on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, which marks the birthday of Lord Rama. “I extend my greetings and best wishes to all our citizens on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, which marks the birthday of Lord Rama. May the…

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  • UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women to visit India next week

    New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Rashida Manjoo, the Special Rapporteur, charged by the Human Rights Council to monitor violence against women, its causes and consequences worldwide, will be visiting India next week to assess the overall situation of violence against the feminine gender. Manjoo will meet with government authorities and civil society in Delhi, Rajasthan,…

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  • Think aloud for a broadcast regulator: Manish Tewari

    New Delhi, April 18 (ANI):Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari asked the broadcast industry to “think aloud” to have a separate broadcast regulator at the 4th CII CEOs Roundtable on Broadcast. Addressing more than 70 top broadcast industry leaders, the minister once again mooted the idea of “techno-commercial” regulator for the broadcast sector which is…

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  • Task force on coal beneficiation to submit its report soon

    New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): A task force constituted by the Ministry of Coal to work out the policy issues of coal beneficiation is likely to submit its findings shortly. Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal, who was addressing the inaugural session of the “International Conference and Expo on Coal Beneficiation” being organised by the ‘Coal…

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  • ‘Star Wars’ movies to release yearly from 2015

    Washington, April 18 (ANI): Walt Disney Co. has planned to release ‘Star Wars’ films each year, starting 2015. According to Disney’s chairman Alan Horn, the series of films, set in a galaxy far, far away, will start with ‘Star Wars: Episode VII,’ which is directed by J.J. Abrams, CBS News reported. Horn, who made the…

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  • South-African Airways recognized for most ‘on-time’ delivery

    Capetown, Apr.18 (ANI): South African Airways (SAA) has claimed victory over Gulf Air after being awarded for being ‘the most on-time airline in the world’ and ‘best business class product’ in the aviation industry. SAA has been given the prestigious titles by a global flight and airport information services provider, FlightStats and FVW, a popular…

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  • President Mukherjee extends Ram Navami greetings

    New Delhi, April 18 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday extended his greetings to all citizens on the occasion of Ram Navami. In his message, Mukherjee said: “On the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, I extend warm greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens. Let us strive to emulate Bhagwan Shri Ram’s ideals of…

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  • PCB submits bid to host Cricket World Cup in 2018

    Islamabad, Apr 18 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has submitted a bid to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to host the 2018 World Cup, according to the board’s chairman Mohammad Zaka Ashraf. Stating that the matter has also been forwarded to the Cricket Governing Body, Ashraf further said that that talks were held with some…

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