Pranab Mukherjee lauded the IAF for not only "safeguarding the sovereignty" of the country but for also undertaking massive relief operations in calamity-hit areas in the past.
The Tripura government has handed the task of preparing a roadmap for Tripura's future plans to Pratichi Trust and Pratichi Institute, a Tripura planning and coordination department official said.
The minister had recently driven a state transport bus with school students as passengers in Rampur. Vijay Pathak said it was astonishing that the minister put on risk the lives of students.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the deal the US and its allies are negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme as "very bad".
Sharif made the remarks when Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar called on him during his Islamabad visit as part of the 'SAARC yatra' he is undertaking on the directions of PM Narendra Modi.
The plea agreement which carries a possible sentence of up to a year in prison represents a stunning fall for David Petraeus, the former CIA director and retired four-star Army general.
Ahmed Shehzad (93) and Haris Sohail (70) struck a crucial second-wicket partnership of 160 runs to create a platform for their side to post a big total.
"They thought Anderson was a good signing and a good business move for the future. That's why they bought him," said the coach.
To the horror of the journalist, the vice-captain started using filthiest of language and it went on for some time before he stormed off.
Forex dealers said besides a higher opening in domestic equity market, the dollar's weakness against other Asian currencies supported the rupee.
The announcement, which came just ahead of the opening bell for stock markets prompted the Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange to open nearly 345 points higher.
"India will potentially be the first market in the world where our global small car would be launched," Sumit Sawhney, country CEO and managing director, Renault India said.
Throwing up an even more vexatious query the extent to which the military determines the action-line of governments presumably led by elected representatives of the people. To put it bluntly: AFSPA = governance deficit.
The silence of the Putin dispensation and the secrecy of the State that has greeted the killing of the Russian opposition leader and former Deputy Prime Minister, Boris Nemtsov, gets deeply intriguing by the day.
The Foreign Secretary's visit to Islamabad within the round robin of his visits can be expected to do something to thaw currently frosty bilateral ties and restore the suspended dialogue, which would be a welcome development.
Assembly session will be called for vote on account.
The maximum temperature of the day is likely to hover around 22 degrees Celsius.
Kejriwal said he will concentrate on Delhi's governance.
The bar association has requested for a holiday on March 6 on the occasion of Holi.
The budget estimate has been pegged at Rs 46,500 crore.
The non-official discussion on chit funds in the West Bengal Assembly has been deferred to the next session.
The interception occurred close to Babuballi Island.
The state CM has requested for two MI-17 or equivalent helicopters.
The scheme will serve the urban poor from April 1.
Vegetarians are now living it up with regional cuisines, and are even looking into experimental international fare to spice up menus.
The hot oil does not burn my skin: Muhammad Gul
Palekar says he switched to theatre and films, only to evolve as a painter.
Mothers do not gain weight at the expected rates.
Implant gluteal augmentation provides a more shapely figure.
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When a Dutch hospital performed a medical examination of a Buddha statue from China dating back to the 11th or 12th century, it found a shocking surprise hidden inside.
Selenda Margot Giardin is proud of her lineage, and for good reason.
Since humans drink more cows’ milk than they do human milk, cows should be targeted in the search for cancer causers.
A division bench of the court ordered the concerned authorities not to release the film till the objectionable scenes were removed.
Young groups are concentrating more on their smartphones than talking in person.
The "Ek Villain" actress name was trending on Twitter on her special day.
STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
Burdwan, 4 March
The Burdwan University has become a premier institution in the state, being set to float distance B Ed
courses. In the first year, 500 applicants would be accommodated, senior officials said today.
The Burdwan University, considering the difficulty faced by the aspirants for long, had started planning to offer distance courses for B Ed, which according to Dr Smritikumar Sarkar, Vice-Chancellor, has finally been approved by the UGC. “We shall start the courses from 2014-15 academic session,” Dr Sarkar said.
Admission for the course would begin in July.
To cater to the needs of the students, the Burdwan University, is set to float Study Centres in different locations in North Bengal and South Bengal.
In South Bengal two centres, in Bankura and Bolpur, will be set up. “Another centre is being planned for the Sundarban areas,” Dr Sarkar said.
The Burdwan University authorities have set up a panel of experts to prepare study materials for the purpose.
Besides, Burdwan University is gearing up to float Post-Graduate courses on Drama, Painting and Music individually.
At the base price alone, the auction will translate into some Rs.82,000 crore.
The repurchase (repo) rate stands reduced to 7.5 percent from 7.75 percent.
Bhushan, Yadav may be out of AAP's top body.
The director said he stoically listened to her like a robot.
'Unfair' to force such an amendment: Naidu
'There is a misinformation campaign about Food Security Act.'