New Delhi: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav were among leaders who took oath as members of 17th Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with the House witnessing a virtual slogan-shouting contest between treasury and opposition benches. Gandhi, who retained the Rae Bareli constituency, took her oath in...
Srinagar: The Indian Army on Tuesday killed yet another militant linked to the Pulwama attack that took away the lives of 40 CRPF troopers earlier this year. Despite losing four soldiers in past 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army was successful in killing the Jaish man whose car was used in the February 14 attack. The...
New Delhi: Chants of "Jai Shri Ram" and "Vande Mataram" greeted All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday as he took oath as member of the 17th Lok Sabha, and he responded with "Allahu Akbar". As the Hyderabad MP approached the Speaker's podium, some of...
Lucknow: Even as the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is trying to promote Sanskrit in a big way by issuing press statements in this language, the number of students who wish to study it is falling alarmingly. More than 40 per cent seats for Sanskrit and Hindi at graduation level in the Lucknow University have...
New Delhi: A three-storey building collapsed here on Tuesday, an official said, adding that there were reports of any casualties. According to the senior fire official, they received a call at around 6.25 a.m., informing them that a portion of the building in the national capital's Sadar Bazaar area had collapsed. "...
Thiruvananthapuram: Top United Democratic Front (UDF) leaders on Tuesday met Kerala Congress (Mani) leader P.J.Joseph, who was side-stepped by Jose K...
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Dieting is more than just a fad among a lot of girls today. They are ready to go to any lengths to get a perfect body.  Sometimes this fantasy for great body could lead to compromising behaviours. For example these teenage girls could try...
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Few people practise the art of letter writing today.  I don’t remember the last time I wrote one. Probably you too. It takes several things to write a good letter: language style, legibility, font consistency, spacing, and flow. Until...
Baobab trees have been around since the time of Jesus Christ and Pharaohs. Looking more like outsized fruits, “they are all between 1,000 and more than 2, 500 years old”, says a BBC report. These proud oldies are fast dying out in...