narendra-modi-speaks-at-nepal-parliament-talks-about-cultural-ties-between-two-nations-part-2 Play

Narendra Modi speaks at Nepal Parliament, talks about cultural ties between two nations Part - 2

Kathmandu, Aug 03 (ANI): Speaking at the Nepal Parliament, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about the cultural ties between the two nations. He applauded Nepal for prospering peace over violence. He also said that the land has given birth to spiritual leaders like ‘Gautam Budhha’ and has inspired rulers like Ashoka to leave violent ways and take up peaceful ways. Modi also said that the people and youth of Nepal will make the new Constitution and will give way to the other nations. Aug 3, 2014
govt-has-taken-serious-note-of-upsc-row-working-to-find-solution-jp-nadda Play

Govt has taken serious note of UPSC row, working to find solution: JP Nadda

New Delhi, Aug 03 (ANI): Talking about the ongoing row over the UPSC CSAT exam, BJP General Secretary JP Nadda said that government has taken note of the issue and is working to find solution to the same. He also said that the authorities will talk to the prime minister too about the same and look into the matter. Aug 3, 2014
bihar-flood-threat-jitan-ram-manjhi-appeals-people-to-take-shelter-in-relief-camps Play

Bihar Flood Threat: Jitan Ram Manjhi appeals people to take shelter in relief camps

Patna, Aug 3 (ANI): With the danger of flood looming large in the Kosi belt along Bihar-Nepal border, Chief Minister of Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday appealed to the people living in the space between the river and its embankments to leave the area and go to relief camps. While elaborating the situation in detail, Manjhi said that the state has been assured of adequate aid from the central government in case of flood. Aug 3, 2014
bjp-congress-refraining-from-holding-elections-in-delhi-in-fear-of-losing-kejriwal Play

BJP Congress refraining from holding elections in Delhi in fear of losing: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Aug 03 (ANI): While addressing the AAP rally in the national capital, AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal said that the BJP and Congress are refraining from holding elections in Delhi because they fear losing in the same. Kejriwal also said that if the BJP doesn't hold the polls by February, the party will, like Congress, run for the LoP post later. Aug 3, 2014
bjp-blames-congress-for-civil-services-issue Play

BJP blames Congress for civil services issue

New Delhi, Aug 03 (ANI): BJP spokesperson, Nalin Kohli, on Sunday blamed former Congress party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for the ongoing civil services row. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants have been protesting vociferously against the CSAT examination introduced in 2011 and demanded that it should be made easy for rural students. Meanwhile, Congress leader, Rashid Alvi, said the central government is unnecessarily delaying a situation that can be easily prevented. The UPSC has reportedly communicated to the government that scrapping or postponing the 2014 CSAT examination could invite litigation. Aug 3, 2014
uttarakhand-employs-more-women-in-tea-garden Play

Uttarakhand employs more women in tea garden

Nainital, Aug 03 (ANI): In a bid to empower women and make them independent, a state-run tea garden of Uttarakhand decided to raise women workforce in its tea gardens. The tea garden of Uttarakhand government in Ghorakhal region of Nainital district, employes mostly women, who do most of the work in the gardens, from plucking tea leaves, cutting branches to processing them in factory. A female worker, Jeewanti Devi, said salaries are given on time and they do not face any problems. There are 180 women employed in the government run plantations in the district. Manager of Organic Ghorakhal Tea Factory, NC Pandey, said the effort was to make women self reliant. Aug 3, 2014
congress-protests-in-bangalore-against-natwar-singhs-book Play

Congress protests in Bangalore against Natwar Singh's book

Bangalore, Aug 03 (ANI): Congress party workers in Karnataka took to streets in Bangalore on Sunday to protest against the revelations of the book by Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi's confidant, Natwar Singh. In the autobiography "One Life is Not Enough", Singh paints an unflattering picture of the 67-year old Congress party head, labelling her as at-times "Machiavellian" leader who has been "coarsened" by politics. On Sunday, workers of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) shouted slogans against Singh and rubbished claims made in the book. Aug 3, 2014
pm-narendra-modi-meets-jeet-bahadurs-family-in-kathmandu Play

PM Narendra Modi meets Jeet Bahadur's family in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Aug 03 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met his godson Jeet Bahadur's family members in Kathmandu city of Nepal. Modi had met estranged Bahadur yars ago, and then decided to take care of the boy's education and living. He also started speaking Gujarati. The prime minister located the boy's family a few years ago and on his two-day official visit to Nepal, he decided to bring Bahadur along and to meet his family. Earlier, PM Modi tweeted saying, "On a personal note my Nepal visit is very special. Years ago I met a child from Nepal, Jeet Bahadur who didn't know where he was headed". Aug 3, 2014
condition-of-18-children-worsens-in-thane-hospital-due-to-medicinal-reaction Play

Condition of 18 children worsens in thane hospital due to medicinal reaction

Thane, Aug 03 (ANI): The condition of 18 children worsened on Saturday in the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Thane after they were injected medicines by a hospital nurse. Within no time, there was hue and cry in the children ward as the patients started shivering and vomiting. The CMO of the hospital has said that an enquiry is being initiated to find out the reason. Aug 3, 2014
bihar-govt-ready-with-all-measures-water-level-increases-in-kosi-river-vijay-chaudhary Play

Bihar govt ready with all measures water level increases in Kosi River: Vijay Chaudhary

Patna, Aug 03 (ANI): As a flood like situation arose in Bihar with the increase in water level in the River Kosi, state Water Resources Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary said that all safety measures are undertaken. He said that he along with the state Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi will visit the spot to take the aerial view of the situation. Chaudhary also said that the Nepal government is ready to help in whatever way they can to free the flow of water. The state government has so far evacuated 20,000 people living along the embankment of the Kosi River as a 10-metre high wall of water is expected to sweep down the river from Nepal soon, officials said. Aug 3, 2014
aiadmk-stage-protest-against-sri-lankan-govt-over-jayalalithaa-modi-article Play

AIADMK stage protest against Sri Lankan govt over Jayalalithaa- Modi article

Chennai, Aug 03 (ANI): AIADMK on Sunday staged protest against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse in Chennai city of Tamil Nadu. The protest came after the officials of Sri Lankan government defence ministry published an article ‘how meaningful are Jayalalithaa's love letters to Narendra Modi'. Protesters carried black flags, shouted slogans and stepped on Rajapakse's photograph, showing anger against the neighbouring nation. The agitated protesters said that state chief minister J Jayalalithaa has been doing a lot for the welfare of the fishermen in Tamil Nadu and such 'scandalous article' won't be accepted. Aug 3, 2014
film-show-on-mirza-ghalib-enthralls-audience-in-srinagar Play

Film show on Mirza Ghalib enthralls audience in Srinagar

Srinagar, Aug 03 (ANI): People attended a special film show on renowned Sufi poet, Mirza Ghalib, in Srinagar city of Jammu and Kashmir in large numbers. The film was screened in the auditorium of Radio Kashmir, which is controlled by the Indian government and a non-commercial radio station operating from Kashmir. Ghalib, the most prominent Urdu and Persian poet of India during the Mughal period, took to poetry recital to boost languages. His poetry comprised mostly of romance, love and sadness. In order to honour the poet and highlight his contribution to Urdu poetry, the radio station screened a film on him in collaboration with Actors Creative Theater (ACT) group. Chairman of All India Urdu Trust, A Rehman said bringing out such movies was always worth as it increased cultural values and entertained the audiences. Aug 3, 2014
pm-modi-reaches-nepal-politicos-hope-for-strengthened-ties Play

PM Modi reaches Nepal: Politicos hope for strengthened ties

New Delhi, Aug 03 (ANI): Political leaders on Sunday expected strengthened bilateral ties as PM Narendra Modi reaches Nepal for his 2-day visit. BJP leader Yogi Adityanath said that international relations had been weakened in the last 10 years but now with Modi as the PM they will again strengthen. Congress leader Rashid Alvi appreciated the move and said that people are looking forward for a positive outcome of the visit. RJD leader Manoj Jha stated that people will have to wait and watch hoe Modi handles relations with Nepal. NCP leader Majid Memon said that maintaining good relations with neighbours is quite necessary. Aug 3, 2014