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Congress party threatens to block landmark GST bill
( 20-Jul-2015 )

India's main opposition Congress party will not support a landmark tax reform in a parliamentary session that begins on Tuesday unless Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses its concerns about the measure, a senior lawmaker of the party told Reuters. After years of political wrangling, India ....
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Miss India beauty contestants get in shape
( 04-Feb-2010 )

Mumbai, Mar 18 (ANI): About twenty finalists of the Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2009 contest are undergoing rigorous fitness training ahead of the contest in  Mumbai next month. The month-long training is being conducted in a gymnasium under the watchful eyes of fitness freaks and professiona ....
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Satirist Jaspal Bhatti to field candidate from Amritsar for LS polls
( 03-Feb-2010 )

By Ravinder Singh Robin   Amritsar, March 18 (ANI): At a time when all political parties are announcing their lists of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the recently formed party of popular satirist and comedian Jaspal Bhatti has also announced its candidate.   Jaspal ....
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Naga consultative meet calls for an end to factional killings
( 19-Mar-2009 )

By Vibou Ganguly   Kohima, March 18 (ANI): Following growing concern of the various sections of society over incidents of factional clashes in the State, a first of its kind Naga Consultative meet was recently held in Nagaland. The event themed "One Dream, One Future" reflected the ....
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Sixth State Equestrian Championship held in Manipur
( 19-Mar-2009 )

By L.C.K.Singh Imphal, March 18 (ANI): To keep the Manipuri culture and tradition alive the State Equestrian Championship was recently held at Manipur Polo Ground. The 6th Director General Assam Rifles Cup was organized by the Manipur Equestrian Association under the aegis of Inspector General Ass ....
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Sharif wants 17th Amendment to be abolished
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Lahore, Mar 18 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said that Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has been conveyed that 17th Amendment should be abolished.   Speaking to reporters here on Wednesday, he said that supremacy of law, elimination of poverty and outdated system are ....
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Shariah court becomes operational in Swat
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Peshawar, Mar 18 (ANI): A Shariah court has started operating in Matta Tehsil of Swat Valley today.   A total of 24 cases were filed at the court out of which two were disposed today itself.   The very first case was filed by a driver in the court of Qazi Ali Khan in which the driver s ....
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Third Front can seek Congress support to form government: Karat
( 19-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Nothing remains constant in politics and equation keeps changing, CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat described his relationship with Manmohan Singh as a political one, not a personal one, and said the decision to not allow Jyoti Basu to become Prime Minister was not a histo ....
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Election Commission to review poll preparedness in Kolkata today
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Kolkata, Mar 19 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalswami and two Election Commissioners Navin Chawla and S Y Quraishi will review the poll preparedness for the coming Lok Sabha polls here today.   The team, who arrived here last evening, will also interact with senior officials in the ....
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Kirti Chakra to train driver for his act of bravery
( 19-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): The investiture ceremony for conferring the Kirti Chakra on train driver N. N. Bora posthumously will be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan today.   Bora, a train driver of the Lumding division in Northeast Frontier Railway, was awarded the second most important gallantry aw ....
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