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18 June, 2018 4:49 PM Flood warning:Govt. teams up with Google

Map will show water levels in a region With the monsoon under way, Union Water Resources Ministry has teamed up with Google to generate flood warnings. If there are signs of an imminent flood, a Google Maps user will be able to see what regions are likely to see water logging first and if their neighbourhood is under threat. Currently, the Central Water 38

16 June, 2018 1:03 PM First Batch Of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Flagged Off In Sikkim

Gangtok: The first batch of 33 pilgrims, on their way to Kailash Mansarovar via Nathu La pass in Sikkim, was flagged off from today. Additional Chief Secretary S C Gupta flagged off a Sikkim Nationalised Transport (SNT) bus carrying the pilgrims for their onward journey. There are two routes for the yatra - through Lipulekh pass (Uttarakhand) and Natu La pass (Sikkim) 39

12 June, 2018 7:46 PM RSS cadre take out procession

Around 100 participants of a cultural training programme for college students, organised by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, took out a procession here on Tuesday. The procession commenced from the Vanigar Veedhi near the mofussil bus stand and ended on a school premises in Pookadai Chatram. The Kancheepuram police district personnel provided security 54

10 June, 2018 8:24 AM India, Uzbekistan to route their trade though Chabahar

Part of New Delhi’s growing engagement with resource-rich Central Asia. India and Uzbekistan are set to route their trade through the Iranian port of Chabahar as part of New Delhi’s growing engagement with resource-rich Central Asia. Briefing the media on Saturday, Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said that during talks between Prime Minister Narendra 52

1 June, 2018 6:45 PM Government Launches Online Tool To Monitor Foreign Funding Of NGOs

New Delhi: A Union home ministry-sponsored online analytical tool was launched today to facilitate closer monitoring of the flow and utilisation of foreign contributions received by NGOs and other organisations registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) This web-based tool enables decision-makers in various departments of the government 41

31 May, 2018 7:35 AM Modi arrives in Singapore after brief stop in Malaysia

The Prime Minister is among the first world leaders to meet his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday left for Singapore after a brief halt in Malaysia where he met his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties. Mr. Modi congratulated Mr. Mahathir on being 92

24 May, 2018 7:31 PM Lord Govindaraja rides ‘Kalpa Vriksha Vahanam’

Lord Govindaraja rode the ‘Kalpa Vriksha Vahanam’ on the fourth day of the annual Brahmotsavams here on Thursday. According to mythology, Kalpa Vriksha is a celestial tree that fulfils the wishes of devotees. The deity of Lord Govindaraja, along with His two consorts Sridevi and Bhudevi, were placed under the tree and carried in a colourful procession 28

22 May, 2018 1:48 PM Modi, Hasina to hold talks in Tagore’s abode on May 25

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina will address the convocation at the Visva-Bharati University and hold bilateral talks there on May 25, official sources said. The two leaders will also inaugurate the Bangladesh Bhavan at the university. Ms. Hasina will arrive in Kolkata on the morning of May 25, sources at the Bangladesh 79

21 May, 2018 2:09 PM Honour classical Indian art forms: Vice President

Inaugurates revival ceremony of ancient dance drama ‘Ashtapadiyattam’ Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has said classical Indian art forms must not be neglected. He was speaking after inaugurating the revival ceremony of ancient dance drama ‘Ashtapadiyattam’ based on ‘Gita Govindam’ written by 12th century poet Jayadevan, in Guruvayur, on Monday 40

21 May, 2018 11:13 AM IAF chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa to visit Israel, discuss strategic issues

Defence ties between India and Israel have grown manifold in the last couple of decades. India has emerged as Israel's biggest arms market and has been purchasing around $1 billion worth of weapons every year.  Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa will be in Israel from May 21 to 24 to take part in a conference on the occasion 55