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19 December, 2017 12:45 PM Govt achieves rightful targeting of food subsidy with Aadhaar

In a reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Food and Consumer Affairs CR Chaudhary said the purpose of Aadhaar-based authentication of beneficiaries is to correctly identify the eligible beneficiaries under National Food Security Act. The government on Tuesday said it has been able to achieve better targeting of Rs 17,500 crore worth food subsidy 25

16 December, 2017 11:47 AM Listen Up Meat Lovers, Here Are Some Kashmiri Meat Dishes You'll Regret If You Don't Try !

Kashmir's culinary heritage runs far and deep, having evolved over hundreds of years, Kashmiri food is amongst our finest. The Kashmir valley, aptly considered heaven on earth because of its beautiful landscape, is home to a wide range of extravagant delicacies. Owing to the cold climate, dishes here are typically warming in nature and are the perfect 90

12 December, 2017 11:23 AM 7 Special Dishes Of Nagaland That Everyone Needs to Try

Not many people know much about Nagaland, a beautiful mountainous state in North East India that is definitely worth exploring, especially when it comes to its local cuisine. A traditional Naga meal comprises of some kind of meat that is smoked, dried or fermented, rice as a staple and a host of home-made spicy sauces. Naga cuisine is known for its variety 92

9 December, 2017 2:43 PM Speed up rollout of piped gas in North East: Dharmendra Pradhan to OMCs

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has asked the oil marketing firms to speed up the expansion of city gas distribution network and provide compressed and piped natural gas connections in the North East. "Speed up the roll-out of city gas distribution to provide CNG/PNG connections and early completion of ongoing infrastructure projects to meet the requirement 61

9 December, 2017 1:59 AM Families hit by cyclone to get ₹1.7 crore urgent relief

8,540 families in Chellanam and Vypeen to benefit; 290 fishers return on Friday As many as 8,540 cyclone-hit fishing families of Chellanam and Vypeen will together receive an urgent solatium of ₹1.7 crore. Each family will get a sum of ₹2,000 based on a list prepared by the Fisheries Department. The money has already been handed over to the department 47

5 December, 2017 7:18 AM Fast-spreading wildfire threatens hundreds of homes north of Los Angeles

A rapidly growing wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened hundreds of homes on Monday and forced nearby residents and students at a small college to evacuate, fire and school officials said.  A rapidly growing wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened hundreds of homes on Monday and forced nearby residents and students 108

21 November, 2017 5:49 PM Kudumbasree to get its act together

To float Rangasree, an all-women professional theatre group, in Palakkad Finding theatre as a means of empowerment for the women under its microenterprise initiatives, the Kudumbasree units in Palakkad district have initiated efforts to float Rangasree, Kerala’s first all-women professional theatre group. Though the Kudumbasree units in Kollam, Ernakulam 64

18 November, 2017 2:48 PM Now Trinamool turns to cows ahead of panchayat polls

Opposition sceptical as party plans to distribute cows to rural households In an apparent bid to counter the BJP, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government in West Bengal has unveiled a fresh strategy with the cow at its centre. The government will distribute cows to households in rural areas ahead of the panchayat polls. State’s Minister of Animal Resources 55

18 November, 2017 6:20 AM Gilgit Baltistan leaders warn Islamabad

New Delhi: Massive anti-Pakistan protests are being held across Gilgit Baltistan against illegal taxation by the Pakistani regime on Saturday. According to ANI, a large number of residents, small traders and businessmen today joined the protest against unfair taxation policy of the Pakistan government in Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan. Due to the protest and shutdown 154

7 November, 2017 2:55 AM Gujarat Assembly Elections: BJP president Amit Shah to launch 'Gaurav Maha-Sampark Abhiyan'

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh is set to visit poll-bound Gujarat on Tuesday. Ahmedabad: Ahead of Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah will on Tuesday kick-start BJP's mass contract drive, 'Gujarat Gaurav Maha-Sampark Abhiyan', in an attempt to maximise its reach to voters across the state. The 'abhiyan' would 364 1