10 Oct 2012
There is a new wave of enthusiasm for development in Uttar Pradesh with the arrival of a young, modern thinking Chief Minister. The key governance issues are being addressed by the new government. However, the economic measures are necessary for reducing poverty, creating employment opportunities and providing a platform to realize the highest potential.
06 Oct 2012
Country’s largest state! 20 crore population! Fifth largest country in terms of population on world’s map! Politically strong! Uttar Pradesh sends 80 MPs to the 545-member Lower House. The state has given eight Prime Ministers to the country. Land is also capable of yielding good crops. But ironically, country’s fourth largest software exporter state has poor literacy rate.
06 Oct 2012
The development of infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh is moving at fast pace and if it continues with the same tempo, the state will surpass Gujarat and Maharashtra as far as highways are concerned.
20 Jun 2013
China has secured control on all mobile phones and internet connections in Tibet, enforcing a law under which people will have to register themselves with their real names.
13 Dec 2012
A well-known Hindu doctor was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in the restive Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan on Thursday, police said.
23 Apr 2013
Indian cinema-goers are exposed to 14 billion images of tobacco use in Bollywood films each year, says a study, calling for measures to deal with this exposure.
19 Apr 2013
The ULFA's anti-talk faction led by Paresh Baruah on Thursday threatened popular Assamese singer Zubeen Garg with dire consequences for defying its diktat that asked all the singers and artistes not to sing or perform Hindi songs on stage during the Bihu festival.
19 Jun 2013
Tamil superstar Dhanush, who is married to Rajnikanth's daughter, says being the son-in-law of the iconic actor has not helped or affected him. Dhanush got married to Rajnikanth's daughter Aishwarya in 2004.
20 Nov 2012
Targeting 560-million Hindi-speaking population, the second largest private sector lender HDFC Bank on Tuesday launched a mobile banking application in the national language.
10 Apr 2013
The Paresh Baruah faction of ULFA has warned Assam singers from singing Hindi songs in the upcoming Rongali Bihu functions and the organizers to desist from holding dances set to Bollywood songs.