Vladimir Putin Appoints Nikolay Kudashev As Russia's New Envoy To India

New Delhi:  Russian President Vladimir Putin today appointed career diplomat Nikolay Kudashev as Russia’s new ambassador to India, the country’s embassy said. Mr Kudashev, a specialist in South East Asia, is currently the Deputy Director General Secretariat of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia. “President of the Russian Federation …

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Aditya Thackeray Seeks PM's Appointment Over Mumbai University Results

Mumbai:  Aditya Thackeray, the President of the Shiv Sena’s youth wing, has sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the issue of online assessment system in the Mumbai university. The university has failed to properly implement the online assessment system, missing three deadlines to declare results for …

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New Noise Pollution Rules Do Away With Silence Zones, Say Activists

Mumbai:  Anti-noise pollution activists in Mumbai are upset with the new noise pollution rules that govern the usage of loud speakers in Mumbai. Sumaira Abdulali from Awaaz Foundation, who has been campaigning for years on the issue says the new rules take them back by 17 years and she will …

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Farmers' Peace Stripped Away Along With Crops In Assam Floods

Barpeta:  25-year-old Bashit Ali is selling his last stock of jute at half the price. His new produce has been washed away by the twin waves of floods in Assam. Bashit, a sixth generation cultivator, has only half a tonne to sell at the Bahri weekly market, around 100 km …

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Will Solve Terror, Naxalism, Kashmir Issue By 2022, Says Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI:  Home Minister Rajnath Singh is setting one tough goal after another for his government. To his earlier target of sealing the country’s borders by Bangladesh by mid-2018, Mr Rajnath Singh added a few more on Friday. Speaking at a programme on building a ‘new India’, the Home Minister …

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Manohar Lal Khattar Holds High Level Meeting Before Verdict On Dera Chief

Chandigarh:  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today held a high-level meeting with senior police and administration officials to review arrangements being made to maintain law and order ahead of a special CBI court’s verdict in a sexual exploitation case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, next …

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Amit Shah Hails Modi Government's 'Clean' Record, Development Plank

Bhopal:  BJP president Amit Shah today said that not a single corruption charge has been levelled against the Narendra Modi government in the last three years, in contrast to the previous Congress-led UPA administration which saw “scams amounting to Rs 12 lakh crore”. Praising the NDA government for taking “bold” …

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