Pak FS Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry to visit India for Heart of Asia meeting

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry will visit India tomorrow to attend the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process, regional conference in New Delhi. The Pak Foreign Office in Islamabad in a statement said that the foreign secretary will lead the Pakistan delegation to the meeting. Agency reports say that he will also have a … Read more

Indian Health Ministry on H1N1

The Health Ministry has been closely monitoring the situation arising due to cases and deaths caused by H1N1 in some states and there is no shortage of drugs or any other logistics. This was stated by the Secretary (Health & Family Welfare) Shri B P Sharma after a high level meeting chaired by him today. … Read more

India’s growth to reach 6.3 per cent in 2016

The United Nations today said India will see a gradual growth acceleration with its GDP expected to reach 5.9 per cent this year and 6.3 per cent in 2016. According to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects 2015 report, India’s economy expanded by an estimated 5.4 per cent in 2014, an improvement from … Read more

Highest ever voter turnout of 66.38 % registered in 2014 LS polls

The world’s largest and the country’s intensely contested over month long Lok Sabha elections came to a close this evening. The nine phases of Lok Sabha polling, which began on 7th April, registered highest ever voter turnout of 66.38 percent in all 543 constituencies. The massive turn out has beaten previous record of over 64 … Read more

Heavy voter turnout in the polling

The 8th phase of the Lok Sabha elections registered moderate to heavy voter turnout in the polling in 64 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 7 States which went to the polls today. The highest 81.28 per cent voter turnout was recorded in 6 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal while two seats in Jammu and … Read more

Chinese relatives demand apology from Malaysia

As the search for the wreckage of the crashed Malaysian jet in the Indian Ocean failed to yield any breakthrough, anguished relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the ill-fated plane on Sunday, demanded that Malaysia must apologise for its misleading statements. Some 29 family members from China arrived in Kuala Lumpur and held a news conference … Read more

Missing airliner MH370 crashed into South Indian Ocean

The Malaysian Government says that the Malaysia Airline aircraft which went missing with 239 people on board, has crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak made this announcement at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur today. Najib said that the government has reached the conclusion on the basis of information provided … Read more

Amrinder Singh to fight against Arun Jaitley from Amritsar

Former Chief Minister of Punjab and Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh will contest against BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat in Punjab. Former Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni has been nominated from Anandpur Sahib replacing its earlier candidate Ravneet Singh Bittu. Releasing its fifth list of 26 candidates for Lok Sabha … Read more

Entering poll fray from Varanasi to defeat Modi, says Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party Convener Arvind Kejriwal has said that his decision to enter the electoral fray from Varanasi is not a symbolic gesture, but to defeat BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi. Speaking at a conference in New Delhi yesterday, Kejriwal said he will ask the people of Varanasi whether he should contest against Modi … Read more

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