25 Aug 2015
Lucknow: Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls, BJP vice-president Om Mathur on Monday took stock of the party's preparedness in the state and organisational work here at the party headquarters.
25 Aug 2015
Chandigarh: The Haryana government's move to impose educational and other qualifications on those contesting panchayat (village council) elections was "undemocratic and unwarranted", former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Monday.
24 Aug 2015
Washington: Google has been testing a new Maps app feature that will detect when photos are taken at restaurants and other places that serve food and suggests attaching them to the establishment's location.
22 Aug 2015
Amsterdam: Social networking major Facebook has allowed businesses to post GIFs in Page posts. Coca-Cola's Brazilian brand Kuat and BuzzFeed are the first businesses with the ability to share GIFs. These will appear in regular page posts as well as 'Boosted' posts but not in sidebar ads.
17 Aug 2015
Kohler (Wisconsin): Anirban Lahiri scaled a new high for Indian golf by becoming the first from the country to finish inside the top-five of a Major, signing off a brilliant tied fifth in the prestigious PGA Championships here.
17 Apr 2011
If Bihar fails to strengthen its Panchayat Institutions by granting them more rights and by filling up 3000 vacant posts of Panchayat Sachiv soon, it may lose a grant of Rs 430 crore for better execution of work.
15 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged state governments to avoid interviews for junior level posts and make such selections on the basis of merit through transparent, online processes.
14 Aug 2015
Jammu: Violating the ceasefire again, Pakistani troops pounded Indian posts and civilian areas along the LoC with 82 mm mortar shells and fired from automatic weapons in Poonch district. This is the fifth consecutive day that Pakistani troops have shelled Indian posts along the LoC in Jammu region.
16 Aug 2015
Jammu: A woman was killed in heavy firing and mortar bomb shelling by Pakistani troops at several Indian posts and civilian areas today, raising the death toll to six in multiple ceasefire violations along the LoC in Poonch district overnight.
13 Aug 2015
Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire for the fifth day today increasing the arch of firing and shelling along LoC by targeting scores of Indian posts and civilian areas in three districts of Jammu, Rajouri and Poonch, drawing retaliation from the Army.