Advisor Kumar flags off dental professionals’ team of SAFE HANDS

Advisor Kumar flags off dental professionals’ team of SAFE HANDS

Srinagar: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today flagged off a team of dental professionals of SAFE HANDS Dental Health & Awareness Centre for conducting dental awareness and free checkup programme at different orphanages in Srinagar and Budgam district. As part of its endeavor to spread awareness among people regarding dental health, SAFE HANDS has […]

CBSE to ban late entry into exam halls during board exams

CBSE to ban late entry into exam halls during board exams

NEW DELHI: Do a recce of your centre, factor in traffic congestion and start early so that you don’t miss your Board exam papers in 2019. Like all competitive exams – Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) or Common Admission Test (CAT) – ‘late entry’ will be “completely barred” at classes X and […]

‘Vajpayee was always optimistic about India-Pak relations’

Agra, Aug 17: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s visit to Agra in 2001 for the historic summit with the then Pak President, Pervez Musharraf, was an important part of the peace initiative started by him. Though the talks turned out to be a failure, Vajpayee never lost hope of finding a lasting solution to […]

Vajpayee a towering figure who stood for democratic ideals, says Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi, Aug 17: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Thursday described former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a “towering figure” who stood for democratic values and demonstrated this commitment in all his acts. Expressing sadness over his demise, the former Congress chief said his warm personality and gift of friendship won him admirers and […]

China says will extend fresh invitation to Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, Aug 17: A senior Chinese official in Kolkata said on Friday his country will again extend invitation to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to visit China and the dates for the proposed visit were being worked out. Mamata Banerjee was scheduled to visit China in June but she cancelled the trip abruptly hours […]

Swami Agnivesh attacked outside BJP HQ

New Delhi, Aug 17: Swami Agnivesh was allegedly heckled and assaulted near the BJP headquarters here Friday by some people, who the social activist said were BJP workers, when he was on his way to pay homage to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. A video of the alleged attack that circulated on social media […]

Can hold LS poll, 4 assembly elections together: CEC

New Delhi, Aug 15: The Election Commission was capable of holding the Lok Sabha elections and polls to four state assemblies together in December if the parliamentary elections are advanced, Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat said on Wednesday. His comments came when asked whether the EC was ready if the LS elections are held in […]

Modi visits AIIMS to meet Vajpayee

New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15 visited former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is undergoing treatment at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Former Prime Minister and BJP veteran leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee was admitted to AIIMS after his health had deteriorated a couple of months back. […]

Indian Army, China’s PLA meet at Nathu La, Ladakh

  New Delhi, Aug 15: The Indian Army and China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) on Wednesday held two special meetings of border personnel at Nathu La in the Sikkim sector and Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir to boost mutual trust and promote peace. Both the meetings happened on the Indian sides to commemorate the […]

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