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Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Cabinet approves setting up of joint ventures for railway infrastructure

New Delhi: The cabinet today approved the formation of joint venture companies with state governments to undertake various railway infrastructure projects. "This would ensure greater...

Revival of Sanskrit language: Lessons from Hebrew revival

By Nithin Sridhar Sanskrit, in many a sense, can be considered as the soul of India and Indian culture. Though  it has only a few...

Hindi most spoken Indian Language in the US

New Delhi: The latest survey of languages in the US has found Hindi as the most widely spoken among the various Indian languages with nearly...

Government committed to build Ram Temple: Mahesh Sharma

New Delhi: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said that the current NDA led government at the center is committed to building the Ram temple at...

No junior-level interviews in central government, PSUs from January 1

New Delhi: There will be no more interviews for selection in junior level posts and non-gazetted posts of the central government from January 1, 2016,...

5 Bollywood movies based on Indian politics

Politics has always been a major influence in Bollywood. Political rivalries, corruption, and governance have starred in countless Indian movies. The obvious reason behind 'politics' selling like...

Stop treating Google as your doctor

New Delhi: Are you among those who log into Google every time you are down with body ache, fever or cold, only to get more...

Travel luxuriously to India’s heritage destinations (Travelogue)

New Delhi: Fancy travelling to two popular Unesco World Heritage Sites and a city of old-world charm and multiple religious faiths on a single journey?...

Meru Cabs to help curb pollution, launches ‘ride-share’

New Delhi: Doing its bit to control air pollution, Meru Cabs announced on Tuesday a new service through which passengers can share their cabs...

Suicide blast in Pakistan: 26 killed, 52 injured

Islamabad: At least 26 people were killed and 52 others injured in a suicide blast, which hit a government building in Pakistan's northwestern province...

Akhilesh Yadav hands appointment letters to 1,000 trainees

Agra: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday handed appointment letters of jobs to 1,000 trainees as part of the state's ambitious skill...

Indian Navy test-fires Barak 8 missile jointly developed with Israel

New Delhi: The Indian Navy on Tuesday test-fired the Barak 8 long range surface to air missile (LRSAM) for the first time from an...

IAF personnel lured to spy for Pakistan’s ISI, sacked, arrested

New Delhi: An Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel, who was lured into spying for Pakistan's spy agency ISI while chatting with a woman on...

Hindi publications top circulation in 2015, English occupy a distant second

New Delhi: Registered publications in India recorded growth of 5.8 percent this year with Hindi publications claiming a combined circulation of over 25 crore...

8 reasons why Indian languages are losing the battle against English

By Harshmeet Singh In Indian society, proficiency in English is considered a prerequisite for being cultured and well educated. We ourselves, perhaps, have played the...

Glass ceiling is broken in year that gave boost to defence manufacturing

New Delhi: The Make in India initiative got a huge push with Russia agreeing to manufacture upwards of 200 light helicopters in India, a move...

PM says government’s focus is to create job creators, not job seekers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that his government’s main focus is financial inclusion and they are working for the empowerment...

Russia, UAE, Britain sovereign funds keen to invest in NIIF

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, during a meeting of the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) on Tuesday said participation in major sovereign funds...

Ghalib remembered in Kathmandu Poetry event organised by Indian Embassy

Kathmandu: Eminent Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib, on his 218th birth anniversary, was remembered on the 29th edition of poetry event "Poemandu" organised by the Indian...

China: Feng Tang’s controversial Tagore translation taken off shelves

Beijing: A Chinese translation of "Stray Birds", a collection of poems by Indian Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, has been withdrawn after it spawned huge controversy,...

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