As the voices of dissent continue to rise in ruling JD (U) over the party’s support to Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), party’s state president and Rajya Sabha MP Bashistha Narain Singh has advised leaders to exercise restraint while airing their views. “Our is a democratic set up. I will ask all leaders to keep their views on party forum and not toe a line which is different from the party’s official stand,” Singh said on Wednesday.
New Delhi Former Asian Age journalist Ghazala Wahab deposed on Tuesday before the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja in the defamation case filed by former journalist and Union minister MJ Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani.
In the first test for the Maharashta Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government — a coalition of Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress — chief minister Uddhav Thackeray took a U-turn on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) on Tuesday, a day after the Sena voted in favour of it in the Lok Sabha.
VARANASI Students protesting the appointment of Firoz as assistant professor in the Banaras Hindu University’s Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vijnan (SVDV) called off their stir, terming it a victory, after Khan resigned. He will now teach Sanskrit in a different department of the varsity.
The pollution under control (PUC) certificates issued in India to ensure reduction in vehicular emissions has no checks for harmful and key vehicular pollutants. Air pollution researchers highlighted this issue during a public consultation to strengthen Mumbai’s clean air action plan on Tuesday.
A 60-year-old man died of a heart attack while standing in a long queue for more than two hours to buy onions, prices of which have soared to Rs 180 a kilo, in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district on Monday, the police said.
India vs West Indies 2nd T20I?Report Card:?Shivam Dube shines, Deepak Chahar, Washington Sundar struggle
After an insipid performance in all the three departments – batting, bowling and fielding – India suffered a heavy eight-wicket defeat in the 2nd T20I against West Indies. While Shivam Dube surprised everyone with a spectacular batting performance, the struggles for bowlers Deepak Chahar and Washington Sundar continued in Thiruvananthapuram.
The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia from global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics after accusing Moscow of falsifying data from an anti-doping laboratory.
In a move that is estimated to benefit 8 lakh low-income families in Delhi, Parliament last week passed the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill, 2019.The bill is now placed before the President for his assent.
Born as William Henry Bill Gates on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, he is the son of William H. Gates Senior, who is now a retired lawyer, and Mary Maxwell Gates, a businesswoman. He studied at the Lakeside School in Seattle where he developed an interest in computing. When he was in the eighth grade, the Mothers’ Club at the school used proceeds from Lakeside School’s rummage sale to buy a Teletype Model 33 ASR terminal and a block of computer time on a General Electric computer for the students. Gates became entranced with what a computer could do and spent much of his free time working on the terminal. He was a National Merit Scholar when he graduated from Lakeside School in 1973. He scored 1590 out of 1600 on the college SAT test, a feat of intellectual achievement and enrolled at Harvard College. He chose a pre-law major but took mathematics and graduate level computer science courses. As a college student he spent a lot of time on the computers. His friend, Paul Allen suggested that Bill drop out of college to start a business.
The biggest names of Bollywood came together under the same roof for the Star Screen Awards 2019 on Sunday night, and pictures and videos from the star-studded awards night are taking social media by storm. In one such clip shared on Instagram from the red carpet of the event, Rekha is seen greeting Ananya Panday with a hug.
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The Indian junior women’s team tasted its first loss of the competition on Sunday, going down 1-2 to hosts Australia in the fourth match but still won the 3-Nations hockey tournament after finishing top of the points table.
Six villagers have been arrested for allegedly killing a tiger whose highly decomposed carcass was found in the Motinala buffer zone of Kanha Tiger Reserve in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh, a forest officer said on Saturday.
Despite the outrage over the death of the Unnao rape victim who was set ablaze by her accused, the police in the Uttar Pradesh district remain as callous as ever.
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and his Chhattisgarh counterpart, Bhupesh Baghel, both from the Congress, on Saturday opposed a pan-India National Register of Citizens (NRC) that the government has proposed to identify and deport illegal immigrants.
Kartik Sharma breathed tennis till he was 11, and envisaged a career in it, but fate had other plans. Throwing glances as he walked past the five-hole golf course in Nabha (Punjab) every day, where father Sunil Sharma was posted as an Army officer, impacted the impressionable mind. There was the occasional round of golf too, but nothing to suggest the 18-year-old would go on to become the second Indian (after Rayhan Thomas in 2017) to play the Junior Presidents Cup at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club from December 8-9.
Actors Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones confessed that their family is obsessed with the 2007 Hindi musical Om Shanti Om, and that songs from the film are played like Christmas carols at their house. Zeta-Jones also joined moderator and actor Anil Kapoor in dancing to the film’s title track at the 17th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi on Saturday.