Goa has stepped up efforts to develop its 170 villages down to the remotest hamlet over the next few years to bring them at par with urban hubs of the state, an official said Monday.
Akshay Kumar says his next production "Oh My God", inspired by Gujarati play "Kanji Virrudh Kanji", has not been made with the intention of making money. The project was a result of pure passion for the concept, says the actor.
Ignoring the reservations of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, members of the Bharatiya Janata Party, which is in the ruling alliance, celebrated the 62nd birthday of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi here Monday, also projecting him as prime minister-in-waiting.
Afghan girls have left behind years of strife and torment under the Taliban rule. They feel liberated to even play football out in the open unmindful of the repercussions.
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is closely watching the developments on the presidential elections and will wait for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to announce its candidate, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani said Friday.
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Friday met to decide on its nominee for the July 19 presidential poll. The meeting is being held at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's 7, Race Course Road residence.
To minimise the loss of lives of security personnel in the Maoist stronghold of Bastar, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to employ robots to detect and defuse explosive devices, sources said Monday.
The monsoon session of the Andhra Pradesh assembly began on a stormy note Monday as legislators from various parties noisily demanded a resolution on the issue of statehood for Telangana, leading to the house being adjourned for the day.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday cut cash reserve ratio (CRR), the proportion of money banks are required to keep with the central bank, by 0.25 percent, in a bid to boost liquidity in the system.
The first Haj flight carrying 270 pilgrims left here Monday for Madinah in Saudi Arabia, officials said. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was at the airport to see off the pilgrims.
From a comfortable life to a life with limited amenities and entertainment avenues - reality show "Bigg Boss" shows the transition of a celebrity into a common man, says actor Salman Khan, who is hosting the upcoming, sixth season of the show.
As the opposition slammed the government for mishandling the 2012 presidential poll, Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Friday drew a parallel with what happened in 1969 when then prime minister Indira Gandhi's call for a conscience vote led to the defeat of the official Congress candidate.
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