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Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy passes away

Bangalore, Aug.22 (ANI): Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy has passed away here today. Dr Sudershan Ballal said, “UR Ananthamurthy is no more. He had been unwell for a long time after developing an infection…

Indian jihadist in Iraq not a threat: C Uday Bhaskar

New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): Retired Commodore and security and strategic analyst C Uday Bhaskar, in light of the call to arms of the first Indian jihadist group aboard, said that it was not…

Bihar Minister’s son allegedly attempts suicide in Gwalior

Gwalior, Aug 22 (ANI): A Bihar minister’s son, studying in ninth standard of Gwalior’s Scindia School today allegedly attempted suicide inside the school premises. He was found lying on the floor in an…

Situation under control, assures Chief Marshal Arup Raha on ceasefire violations

Bangalore, Aug 22 (ANI): Chief Marshal Arup Raha said here on Friday that their battalion is always prepared for incidents of ceasefire violations, adding that their response has always been appropriate as the…

Police misplace case diaries in Salman Khan hit-and-run case

Mumbai, Aug.22 (ANI): Actor Salman Khan’s trial in his hit-and-run case has been delayed yet again, after the police informed the Sessions Court that the case diaries have gone missing. This comes after…

IARI offers advanced training programmes to Afghan students

New Delhi, Aug 22 (ANI): The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) is offering advanced courses to Afghan students to rebuild agricultural productivity in Afghanistan, which is being sponsored by the Ministry of External…

High flood situation in Ghagra and Rapti River

Siwan (Bihar), Aug 22 (ANI): The River Ghagra at Darauli in the Siwan district of Bihar is now flowing in a high flood situation. At 6.00 am, it was flowing at a level…

Tourism Ministry simplifies procedure for hotel classification and re-classification

New Delhi, Aug 22 (ANI): The Ministry of Tourism has today decided to simplify the hotel classification and re-classification procedure by not seeking the licenses and clearances which are issued by various Local,…

Rijiju: Chandigarh to get a facelift

Chandigarh, Aug.22 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, on his visit here said that Chandigarh is to get a facelift. On his first visit to Chandigarh as a minister, Rijiju said,…

Kerala headed towards being a dry state

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug.22 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has rejected the liquor licenses of 418 bars in the state. He has also declared that every year, retail liquor outlets will be reduced by…

Sushma Swaraj to visit Vietnam

New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Vietnam on August 24-26, the ministry confirmed. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said, “India and Vietnam have a tradition…

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