Swaraj grants medical visa to five Pakistani children

Swaraj grants medical visa to five Pakistani children

  New Delhi, Dec 15: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today announced granting visa to five Pakistani children, including a 10-month-old baby, for medical treatment in India. “There is a request for medical visa from some Pakistani children – Muhammad Ahmad (10 months), Abuzar (7 years), Mohit (7 years), Zainab Shahzadi (8 years) and Muhammad […]

Nitish patronising leaders who spread hatred on communal lines: RJD

  Patna, Dec 15: The RJD today accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of patronising leaders like Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi who was spreading hatred on communal lines in the society, by his remark that supporters of Pakistan were losing Gujarat assembly elections. National vice-president of RJD Shivanand Tiwary said here that Deputy […]

‘Not easy for Congmen to accept Sonia going to quit politics’

‘Not easy for Congmen to accept Sonia going to quit politics’

  New Delhi, Dec 15: Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury said today that it was not easy for party members to accept that Sonia Gandhi was going to quit politics, amid speculations that the outgoing party president would retire from public life. Asked what role she would assume after her son Rahul Gandhi takes over the […]

Cabinet approves bill to set up National Medical Commission

  New Delhi, Dec 15: The Cabinet today approved the draft National Medical Commission Bill, 2017, which seeks to replace the existing apex medical education regulator Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body to ensure transparency. The draft bill provides for the constitution of four autonomous boards entrusted with conducting undergraduate and postgraduate […]

Govt to design training courses for staff of one-stop centres

Govt to design training courses for staff of one-stop centres

  New Delhi, Dec 15: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said today that her ministry was developing a training module for the staff of one-stop centres for helping women in distress. The minister inaugurated a two-day national workshop here on the role of such centres in strengthening the multi- sectoral response to violence […]

Amit Shah makes Rajya Sabha debut

  New Delhi, Dec 15: BJP president Amit Shah today made his parliamentary debut, occupying a front row seat in the Rajya Sabha on the opening day of the winter session. Shah, 53, who was elected to the Upper House of Parliament in August, walked in just minutes before the proceedings began. Members of the […]

Heritage binding force for communities, cultures: Drabu

Heritage binding force for communities, cultures: Drabu

  New Delhi, Dec 13: J&K Minister for Finance, Culture, Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu said that cultural heritage plays a vital role in our life and keeps us attached with our tradition and beliefs. It is the prime duty of any civilized society to protect and preserve its cultural heritage. Without cultural, […]

BJP had lacklustre campaign in Gujarat, claims Rahul

BJP had lacklustre campaign in Gujarat, claims Rahul

  New Delhi, Dec 13: After a full spirited campaign for Congress in Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi exuded confidence of a victory for the party in the state. “We reached out to people months ahead of the polls to try and understand what people want. We have been able to make a vision for the people […]

BSF recovers Pak boat in Indian territory

  Gurdaspur, Dec 13: The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized a Pakistani boat in Indian territory this morning. According to police, the boat was found near by Dharamkot Pattan situated on Ravi river on the Indo-Pak International Border around 0430 hrs. The boat was firstly seen by oars who informed the BSF and the […]