Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Concerned over security issues during the upcoming panchayat elections in West Bengal, the Congress Saturday said it has urged the State Election Commission to inform it about the security arrangements for polling days. The three-phase rural body elections in the state will be held on July 2, 6 and 10. "We have already sent a letter to the Election Commission, urging it to let us know what kind of security arrangements would be put in place during the upcoming Panchayat elections
New Delhi/Mumbai / Kanpur, May 25 (ANI): Embattled BCCI President N Srinivasan, who reached Mumbai on Saturday, stated that he has done no wrong and will not be bulldozed into resigning. Srinivasan reached Mumbai reportedly to meet his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan who was arrested on Friday night for his alleged involvement in IPL betting scandal.
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen believes "imperfections make us unique and beautiful", and so women must look real and raw in their photographs instead of being caked with make-up. She came to realise this after working with US-based apparel brand BLK DNM's creative director Johan Lindeberg, who persuaded her to go make-up free
Agartala, May 25 (IANS) In a major policy change, Bangladesh will allow India ferry foodgrains for the mountainous northeastern states via its territory, a Tripura minister said here. "Initially, the Bangladesh government has agreed to transport 10,000 tonnes of foodgrains for Tripura through its territory," Tripura Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bhanulal Saha told
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will Monday visit Maharashtra for a day to interact with farmers, a party statement said Saturday. Rahul Gandhi will be visiting villages in Osmanabad and Jalna districts of the state, it said. "He will visit cattle camps and pipe water schemes in both the district
United Nations, May 25 (IANS) UN will honour over 100 UN peackeepers, including five Indians, who were killed.
London, May 25 (IANS) The old saying that you can't teach an old dog new tricks may not hold true for everyone. As more and more research has suggested, we never lose the ability to learn like a child.
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) India Cements may not be majorly impacted if its Indian Premier League (IPL) team, Chennai Super Kings' licence is revoked in the wake of the spot fixing scandal, industry analysts say. "The revocation of CSK's IPL franchisee licence will not have any major financial impact on India Cements
Baddi (Himachal Pradesh), May 25 (IANS) Expressing concern over the declining standards of higher education, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday called for identifying at least one department in each university that could be made a centre of excellence. "It's possible to revive the lost glory of our higher education system and take at least a few of our universities into the global top league," Mukherjee said while inaugurating the Maharaja Agrasen University at Kalujhanda, near here, in Solan district
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Three of the capital's tony eateries are among a list of 101 Best Restaurants in Asia 2013.
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