22 Oct 2016
Beijing: The US action was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freedom of navigation in the strategic waters, U.S. officials said. The Chinese Defense Ministry called the move "illegal" and "provocative," saying that two Chinese warships had warned the U.S. destroyer to leave.
07 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Promising to convert the challenges into opportunities, former Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar took charge of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry today.
14 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The Tuesday morning began with a war of words between HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Bihar Education Minister Ashok Choudhary.
25 Sep 2016
Mumbai: In the wake of the recent Uri attacks, popular comedian Raju Srivastav has cancelled his show in Pakistan.
23 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Sahara Chief Subrata Roy and two other group directors will have to surrender to custody within a week, with the Supreme Court today terminating the "interim arrangements" of granting parole to them.
17 May 2016
New Delhi: Considered as one of the most crucial and important departments of the state, the Human Resource Development Ministry is undergoing a metamorphosis of sorts. Headed by Smriti Irani, one of the most vocal, vociferous, and prominent television actors, who is also popularly known as ‘Tulsi’, the Ministry has chalked out some ambitious plans to uplift the educational system of the country.
05 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Students across the country would soon be able to watch live telecast of lectures from six IITs and some other top institutions while seated in their living rooms, with the HRD Ministry set to launch 32 Direct-to-Home channels to cater to their needs.
21 Sep 2016
Mumbai: Former India wicketkeeper M.S.K. Prasad was appointed as the new chairman of selectors while Ajay Shirke was retained unopposed as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary at its 87th Annual General Meeting (AGM) here on Wednesday.
06 Sep 2016
Vientiane: US President Barack Obama cancelled what would have been his first meeting with Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday, after Duterte described Obama as a "son of a bitch". Duterte, a plain-spoken populist known for his colourful remarks and his campaign against illegal drugs in which thousands of people have died, used the term in front of reporters on Monday, a day ahead of the planned meeting in Laos, where Southeast Asian leaders are meeting for annual summits.
08 Sep 2016
New Delhi: In a major setback to the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government, the Delhi High Court on Thursday revoked the city government’s order on appointing 21 legislators as parliamentary secretaries. The AAP government admitted in the court that the Lieutenant Governor's approval was not taken in the matter. After this a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal quashed the appointments.