Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar told Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit that the official, Mehmood Akhtar has been declared ‘persona non grata’.
Jitender Kumar died due to splinter injuries as heavy shelling between Indian and Pakistani troops that started late Wednesday continued on Thursday.
The HRD ministry has been working to create a NAD under which academic awards and certificates are verified, authenticated, accessed and retrieved in a digital depository.
Ash Carter announced that it will be only a matter of weeks before Washington and its allies are ready to drive the IS terror group from Raqqa.
A bill to proclaim October as Hindu Heritage Month annually in Canada's Ontario province has been introduced in the provincial assembly.
The bombings targeting Faruq al-Qatani and Bilal al-Utabi took place on Sunday on Al Qaeda's command-and-control locations in Kunar province.
Southee (3/40) and Neesham (2/38) wrecked India's chase as the hosts had only opener Rahane.
Ronaldo got into a fight with James Rodriguez during training on Oct 17 and teammate Marcelo had to mediate between them.
New Zealand captain Kane Willamson altered the trend at venue by winning the toss and batting first instead of opting to field.
Among the BSE sectoral indices, FMCG index jumped the most, up 0.6 per cent, while Auto index became the top loser, down 1.4 per cent.
The steel major gave clarification after bourses sought clarification following the disclosures by Tata Sons' ousted Chairman Cyrus P Mistry.
These applications will be considered at the meeting of the Board of Approval (BoA), headed by Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia, on November 3.
A sinister interpretation would be that after being sidelined by the present party leadership, Yashwant Sinha is desperate to find himself in national affairs.
India’s engagement with Myanmar, post the democratic transition in Naypidaw, cannot be an unqualified success so far as Suu Kyi’s Delhi visit is concerned.
There are gains too for China and the recipients of CPEC-like investment. Low-cost PRC imports would flood the recipient country's markets.
The Centre has also established a control room in DADF.
Gupta said AAP and Delhi govt hatch conspiracies against BJP.
'JNU should ensure that such incidents don't happen in future.'
Abhishek is medically stable, with all blood reports normal.
Bhattacharya said KMC has misused money by putting banners in Singur.
Malda now has two KVK after Ratua the new one is being set up at Food park.
Sea condition would be rough to very rough.
Of the 28 blood samples, eight samples tested positive.
Naveen distributed pension cards to needy people.
People are eagerly waiting to celebrate Diwali with much gaiety in most parts of the country.
Two scientists from laval university in quebec, canada, have detected strange signals during a survey of the sky.
Pablo Picasso is considered to be one of the greatest 20th century artists.
Light up the world this Diwali in a new, clean way.
Go traditional with Pashmina shawl this winter.
Change your lifestyle and enjoy a blissful sleep.
The latest member of the Note family ruin the credibility of its ancestors.
IIC's ongoing Festival of the Arts showcases a storyteller-artist, whose stories cover entire buildings.
Ranga-Sangam and Uttaradhikar Festivals delighted viewers with their spectacular creations.
Till now no director has been attached to the project.
Reports say that Alia Bhatt has been cast as one of them.
The two are really excited to be expecting.
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New Delhi, 27 December
Disability rights groups today expressed dismay over the inordinate delay in introducing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill in Parliament even after it was approved by the Cabinet a few days ago.
Activists of the Disabled Rights Group (DRG) and the National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NRPD) said they will approach major political parties to convince them to introduce the Bill when Parliament reconvenes.
“Parliament session will be convened to pass the Vote on Account in January and February. This important piece of legislation must also be taken up by both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha for enactment,” NPRD secretary Muralidharan said.
DRG convener Javed Abidi said: “We will be approaching all major political parties to garner support for this as we genuinely believe that the cause of disability is a totally non-partisan and non-political issue.”
Besides offering a
comprehensive definition of disability, the legislation which will replace the
Persons with Disability (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995, provides for an increase in the quota for persons with disabilities from three per cent to five per cent in government jobs.
It also makes private companies accountable for creating a disabled-friendly environment.
As a mark of protest, disability rights activists will hold candle-light vigils in various parts of the country on December 31, the members said.
In Delhi, the vigil will be held outside the Vice-President's House as he is the chairman of Rajya Sabha, they said.