Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai wins Man Booker International Prize

Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for 2015. Laszlo Krasznahorkai was announced the winner at an award ceremony at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London last night. The judges praised Krasznahorkai for his extraordinary intensity and the vocal range of his work. Krasznahorkai, who writes in Hungarian, was … Read more

WiFi free at Varanasi’s Dashashwamedha, Sheetala Ganga Ghats

In Uttar Pradesh, Dashashwamedha and Sheetala, two main Ghats of Ganga in Varanasi have been equipped with WiFi facility today. Visitors at these Ghats will get free WiFi connectivity in the vicinity of around seven hundred metres. Inaugurating the service in Varanasi, Union IT an Telecommunication Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that eight more Ghats … Read more

Festival of India in South Africa

Secretary, Ministry of Culture Shri Ravindra Singh here launched the logo, posters and webpage for the Festival of India in South Africa which will be celebrated from 18th July 2014 to 31st August 2014. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ravindra Singh said that India enjoys close and cordial relations with South Africa and that India‚Äôs … Read more

India makes arrangements for evacuation of its nationals from Ukraine’s Lugansk region

India has made arrangements for evacuation of its nationals, especially students, from Lugansk region of Ukraine to its capital Kyiv. The region is marked by frequent violent clashes. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that five hundred train tickets have been arranged by the Indian Embassy to transport the Indian nationals. He said, the … Read more

Telangana – 29th state of India

Telangana becomes a reality as the 29th state of India, capping the decades-old struggle in the region for carving out a separate state from Andhra Pradesh. President’s rule imposed in united Andhra Pradesh would be revoked partially to facilitate the swearing-in of TRS government in the newly-created Telangana headed by K Chandrasekhar Rao. Governor ESL … Read more

Housing for all by 2022 says Venkaiah Naidu

Union Parliamentary Affairs and Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said that NDA government will not launch witch-hunt against its political opponents. He was talking to reporters in Bangalore today. When asked whether government would take action against Robert Vadra, who is allegedly involved in controversial land deals, Naidu said the law would take its … Read more

North India reels under heat-wave

A heat wave continued to sweep most parts of North India. The national capital Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 29.1 degree Celsius today while the maximum recorded yesterday was 43.7 degrees celsius, three notches above normal. The minimum yesterday was 26.3 degree celsius. Most parts of Madhya Pradesh are in the grip of extreme … Read more

India asks Pakistan to expedite trial of 26/11 Mumbai terror accused

India asked Pakistan to expedite the trial of the accused in the Mumbai terror attack case and ensure their conviction. In a meeting with his Pakistiani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told him Islamabad must abide by its commitment to control terrorism emanating from its soil against India. Later, briefing … Read more

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