Archive for October 18th, 2018

Bring law to build Ram temple at Ayodhya: Bhagwat

Nagpur, Oct 18 Upping the ante ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday pitched for building a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya “at the earliest” with an “appropriate and requisite law” and slammed “fundamentalist forces” for obstructing the process.

Addressing workers of the Rashtriya…

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CBSE affiliation by-laws simplified for speed, transparency: Javadekar

New Delhi, Oct 18 Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday announced that the CBSE affiliation by-laws have been revamped to ensure “speed and transparency” in the process.

Addressing the media here, the Minister said the affiliation process has been made less cumbersome and there would be…

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ISL: ATK coach Coppell praises young winger Komal

New Delhi, Oct 18 India U-17 World Cup player and ATK winger Komal Thatal has come in for praise from his coach Steve Coppell after his performance in the Indian Super League clash against Delhi Dynamos.

Hailed for his performance in India’s debut at the U17 World Cup…

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Nano-carbon: New India-made weapon against mosquitoes?

Bengaluru, Oct 18 Toxic smog has once again threatened to engulf the National Capital Region (NCR) as farmers in parts of Haryana and Punjab have begun to burn their crop residue. And the zika virus, spread by Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes, has mysteriously raised its head in Rajasthan, having already infected…

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Indian sacked in Saudi for ‘offensive remarks’ on Sabarimala row

Riyadh, Oct 18 A Keralite expat in Saudi Arabia has been sacked from his job for allegedly posting offensive remarks on women amid the Sabarimala temple row, the media reported.

Deepak Pavithram, an employee of Lulu Hypermarket in Riyadh, was fired on Tuesday for making misogynist and insensitive comments about…

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I fully support #MeToo campaign: Radhika Apte

Mumbai, Oct 18 Actress Radhika Apte expressed her full support to the sexual harassment survivors, who are calling out their alleged tormentors under the #MeToo campaign.

While interacting with the media at the launch of new collection of Daniel Wellington watches as their brand ambassador, Radhika on Wednesday hoped that…

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Samsung launches flagship Galaxy Tab S4 for Rs 57,900 in India

Gurugram, Oct 18 Samsung on Thursday launched in India its flagship tablet, Galaxy Tab S4, a new two-in-one Android tablet that comes equipped with Samsung Dex and S Pen for Rs 57,900.

Galaxy Tab S4 sports narrower bezels to fit a 10.5-inch display with Super…

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Truck hits Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express, 2 coaches derail

Ratlam/New Delhi, Oct 18  Passengers of the Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express had a miraculous escape on Wednesday when two of its coaches derailed after being hit by a truck at a manned level crossing near Thandla in Madhya Pradesh, an official said.

Even as no passenger was injured, the…

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Kerala remains tense on 2nd day of Sabarimala season

Sabarimala (Kerala), Oct 18  Tension prevailed on Thursday a day after the opening of the short five-day pilgrimage season as the state observed a shutdown against the alleged police attack on protesters even as a senior member of the Sabarimala priest’s family urged women of the hitherto barred…

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Border security paramount for development: Bhagwat

Nagpur, Oct 18 Secured borders are of paramount importance to ensure prosperity and development of India given the current complex international scenario, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said here on Thursday.

“Border security and internal security are issues of foremost consideration as they ensure space and opportunity to the nation for…

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