Washington, April 5 (IANS) Even as it acknowledged that a US congressional delegation's visit to Gujarat had official sanction, the US said there was no immediate change in its stand on a visa to Chief Minister Narendra Modi, but he is "welcome to apply".
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Leading astrophysicist Jayant V. Narlikar Thursday said astronomy was quite relevant to the needs of the common man and knowledge of this science was helping save human civilization.
Gandhinagar, April 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said he wants to pay back debts he owes to the country. At a book release function here, Modi said: "Log kah rahe hain Narendra Modi ne Gujarat ka karz chuka diya hai, ab Hindustan ka karz chukange." (People are saying I have repaid the debt of Gujarat and they are now repay the debt owned to India)
New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): Expressing its disappointment with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's address at the annual general meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that a confused youth leader had presented his confused ideology. BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said that the ruling party's phobia over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was reflected in his speech
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual general body meeting of the ladies' wing of industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on April 8 here. Modi will speak on the topic "Unleash the entrepreneur within; exploring new avenues", a FICCI official said Thursday
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) People hate red lights, the Supreme Court said Wednesday, hoping that some day they will be spared of the VIP escort cars, except that of constitutional functionaries, passing by them with their sirens blaring. "Some time it will happen today or tomorrow," an apex court bench of Justice
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has in a landmark order proposed a compensation package for Adani Power to offset higher fuel costs at its Mundra (Gujarat) power project. Adani Power had appealed to CERC after its customers in Gujarat and Haryana refused to pay higher rates for the electricity generated from the imported coal-based plant at Mundra.
New Delhi, April 03 (ANI): The Comptroller and Auditor General has accused the Narendra Modi government of giving undue benefits to several private companies in its audit report tabled in the assembly on Tuesday.
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan have the highest growth potential for the automobile industry for adding new and first time customers, an Assocham study said Wednesday. According to the study, titled "Automobile Industry in India: Saturated and Potential States", both Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan have registered a high growth in employment generation, per capita income and monthly per capita consumption expenditure share in durable goods and are ahead of the national growth in the three key indicators
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) As the deadline for implementing the Right to Education Act expired March 31, a group of civil society organisations have claimed that less than 10 percent schools are RTE-compliant in terms of infrastructure and teacher availability. They have sought a pan-India review of the implementation of the act.