Accompanied by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Governor KK Paul and Uttarakhand BJP President Ajay Bhatt, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Kedarnath shrine on Friday morning, a day before the shrine closes for the winter on Saturday.
Addressing a gathering in the Kedarnath Valley, PM Modi highlighted the plans of the government for the development of Uttarakhand, saying that Uttarakhand will become the 'most-loved hill state' and that Kedarnath will be returned to its...
At least 8 people have been killed and 3 others injured after a bus depot rest room roof collapsed in the Nagapattinam area of Tamil Nadu on Friday morning.
According to reports, all the 8 victims were employees of the state transport cooperation the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC). While 7 were drivers, the 8th person was a bus conductor.
The incident took place early morning on Friday, around 3:30 AM at Porayar in Nagapattinam. The building was at least 60 years old and belonged...
As the Congress and BJP conduct large-scale campaigning in poll-bound Gujarat, the dates for the elections have still not been announced, the delay of which is being slammed by the Congress.
The Election Commission had recently announced the poll dates for Himachal Pradesh, but did not announce the Gujarat election dates, only mentioned that the polling would be complete by December 18.
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Although the Supreme Court ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi NCR did not ensure a complete ban on the bursting of crackers which continued sporadically through the capital region, the air pollution has noted a significant improvement from last year.
According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, on Thursday the day of Diwali, the Air Quality Index (AQI) value was 319 which rose to 342-355 on Friday, the morning after Diwali. Last year, the AQI value on the day of Diwali was 150...
At least 43 soldiers have been killed, and 9 others wounded in a coordinated attack claimed by the Taliban on a military base in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan on Thursday.
According to Afghanistan Defence Ministry spokesperson Muhammad Radmanish, a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a vehicle at the Maiwand district military base, which was followed by armed clashes between the attackers and the troops stationed at the camp.
At the time of the attack, there were a total of 60 soldiers...
Bollywood Sultan Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan, recently threw a pre-Diwali party, where King Khan of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan made his appearence as well. While Salman and Shah Rukh are reportedly good friends, Shah Rukh treats Arpita like his own little sister.
According to reports, Shah Rukh made a promise to Arpita that he would try and attend one of the events to promote her husband Aayush Sharma who will soon be making his Bollywood debut backed by Salman Khan.
Salman Khan is famous...
Fire Broke Out In CM Naveen Patnaik's Chamber In Odisha Assembly
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April 27 , 2016 , 15:08 IST
A fire broke out in the chamber of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the state Assembly building on Wednesday.
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No one was reported hurt in the incident. The Chief Minister is away on a visit to Delhi, assembly officials said.
A television set and set-top box were damaged in the minor fire, which was quickly doused by the fire brigade personnel deployed in the Assembly premises, they said.
No other furniture, equipment or file was damaged in the fire as the fire brigade personnel immediately rushed to the site on getting information.
"No major damage has been caused by the fire...It was suspected to have occurred due to electric short circuit," Assembly Speaker Niranjan Pujari said.
Senior officials including Director General of Police K B Singh and Commissioner of Police Y B Khurania rushed to the site after the incident.
While the fire is suspected to have erupted due to electric short circuit, efforts are on to ascertain the exact cause, a senior police official said.
The incident took place on the second day of the second phase of budget session.