The Vidhan Parishad was adjourned thrice as the Opposition on Wednesday created a ruckus over the issue of youth unemployment in the state.
The Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Department has released 500 cusecs of water into the Yamuna from the Ganganahar in Bulandshahr to improve the river’s “environmental condition” in Agra, ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit, officials said on Tuesday.
Rising temperatures, a growing water crisis, changing rainfall patterns — climate change is the crisis of our times, and universities have started responding with specialised courses that allow students to trace the causes and study the fallouts. These courses are typically open to students from across backgrounds, and most of the courses have been around less than five years.
In probably the first of its kind judgement, a Pakistani court has nullified the marriage of a minor Hindu girl, who was converted to Islam and married to a Muslim man in the country’s Sindh province. Mehak Kumari, a class IXth student, was allegedly abducted from Jacobabad district on January 15 by Ali Raza Solangi who later married her.
The textiles ministry on Wednesday said the domestic industry should take advantage of the huge USD 20-billion space vacated in the global apparel market by China, which is going through a tough time following outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.
India’s Ashu and Aditya Kundu won a bronze medal each in 67kg and 72kg Greco-Roman categories respectively on the second day of the Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Without their talisman Sunil Chhetri, Bengaluru FC saw their AFC Cup qualifying campaign hit a roadblock as Maziya S&RC beat the Indian club 2-1 here on Wednesday.
Yami Gautam reacts to Filmfare snub, says ‘don’t need validation from anyone’; Ayushmann Khurrana says he’s ‘so proud’ of her
Actor Yami Gautam has shared a statement on being snubbed at the recent Filmfare awards, for her performance in Bala. She wrote in an Instagram post that she felt compelled to say something in response to the ‘countless messages’ that she has been receiving, “for getting overlooked and not being nominated for (her) performance in Bala.”
A three-day session of the Delhi Assembly will begin from February 24 during which newly-elected MLAs will be sworn in and the speaker will be chosen.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s former principal secretary Nripendra Misra to head temple construction committee of Ram Janmabhoomi Trust, reports news agency PTI. The decision was taken on Wednesday evening after the meet of Ram Mandir Trust which is overlooking the construction of a Ram temple at Ayodhya.
AGRA Veteran of Braj literature, Mohan Swaroop Bhatia, has raised objection to the presentation of dances depicting Radha-Krishna on the roadside during the movement of US President Donald Trump’s cavalcade from the airport to the Taj Mahal in Agra on February 24.
The Odisha chapter of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni Association (IIMCAA) has hosted two alumni meetings last week. The meetings were held in Indian Institute of Mass Communication’s campus in Dhenkanal and the other meeting was held in Bhubaneswar. IIMCAA Odisha President Sanjay Sahoo presided over both the meetings which was attended by alumni and students in large numbers.
South Africa vs Australia: ‘The last time I was here…’ – Steve Smith on playing in SA for the first time since Sandpapergate
Australia batsman Steve Smith says his reception in South Africa has been “lovely” on his first tour since the infamous ‘Sandpapergate’ scandal, but expects that to change when he steps onto The Wanderers on Friday. Australia take on hosts South Africa in the first match of a three-game Twenty20 International series at a ground nicknamed ‘The Bull Ring’ for its hostile atmosphere, where England’s Ben Stokes had an altercation with a fan as recently as last month.
Amid speculation about her possible entry in Rajya Sabha, senior Congress leader and in-charge for Rajasthan unit Avinash Pande has said that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra deserves a nomination to the upper house as she is an undisputed leader of the party.
India vs New Zealand: ‘Enjoy meeting our own people’ -?Virat Kohli and Co visit Indian High Commission in Wellington – Watch
Virat Kohli and his troops visited the Indian High Commission in Wellington on Wednesday ahead of their first Test against New Zealand starting Friday. India will be eager to finish the tour on a high after being hammered 0-3 in the ODI series. They had earlier won the T20I series 5-0. Ahead of the Wellington Test, the Indian High Commission hosted a reception for the players and skipper Kohli expressed his gratitude after being invited on behalf of his team.
Territorial Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Wednesday asked the youth to emerge as entrepreneurs and become job providers by developing skills in addition to acquiring academic qualifications.
Gurugram: Two men were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly robbing a cab driver of his car, wallet and ?5,000 cash at gunpoint on Sohna-Gurgaon road. The police said that two accomplices of the duo are at large.
The first 5G-enabled handset in India to be launched by Chinese smartphone maker, Realme, is likely to cost around Rs 50,000, a company official said on Wednesday.