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23 September, 2017 3:59 AM Question mark over Saarc summit again

NEW DELHI: For the second year in a row, there may be no Saarc summit. India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan had pulled out of the 2016 Saarc summit citing Pakistan's open support to terror that impacted all three countries. Islamabad was supposed to host the 2016 summit, which had to be cancelled. This year too, there appears to be no move to hold the summit 21

23 September, 2017 3:15 AM We want your help, Rahul tells Indian-Americans

Congress began as an NRI movement, says party VP The Congress has a tradition of welcoming members of the Indian diaspora to work for the country, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi told a community gathering on Wednesday, urging them to contribute to resolving the economic and social challenges before India. The Congress leader said the “original Congress 24

23 September, 2017 2:50 AM Delhi Cools Down After Overnight Showers, Pleasant Weekend Ahead

New Delhi: After a day of traffic snarls following continuous pitter-patter, Delhi woke up to a pleasant Saturday morning. Light to moderate showers throughout the night brought the temperature down a few notches. The fresh spell of rain brought relief after two weeks of muggy weather. The maximum temperature on Friday was recorded at 27.5 degrees Celsius 59

23 September, 2017 1:35 AM Modi's Varanasi visit day 2: PM to inaugurate 'gaushala', address farmers

PM Modi will inaugurate 'Pashudhan Arogya Mela' in Varanasi's Shahanshahpur and address a farmers' gathering. Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday facilitate the farmers with loan waiver certificates, during his two-day visit to his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi. The PM's schedule includes 'Gau Pujan' at a 67-year-old gaushala in Shahjahanpur 39

23 September, 2017 12:12 AM Mamata Banerjee Has New Plan After Court Voids Durga Idol Immersion Ban On Muharram

Since the Calcutta High Court had objected to a blanket ban on immersion of Durga idols on Muharram, top West Bengal bureaucrats told Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that the government would be well within the boundaries of law and the court verdict to take a decision on individual requests for the idol immersion. The day after the high court cancelled 48

22 September, 2017 10:22 PM See Rohingya issue from a security angle: Madhav

Dismisses suggestion that the Union government was speaking in different voices on the issue; cites case pending before the Supreme Court BJP general secretary in charge of northeastern States, Ram Madhav, has dismissed suggestions that the Union government was speaking in different voices on the issue of Rohingya fleeing to India from Myanmar. Mr. Madhav 20

22 September, 2017 10:07 PM Ukrainian envoy's stolen mobile phone recovered, one held

Polikha's phone was snatched away while he was taking selfies at the Red Fort.  New Delhi: Police on Friday arrested one person here for possession of a stolen mobile phone of Ukraine's Ambassador to India Igor Polikha. Polikha's phone was snatched away while he was taking selfies at the Red Fort. Police said that the person who snatched his phone last Wednesday 45

22 September, 2017 6:42 PM Dammakka’s statue to be installed in Bhadradri shrine

To reinforce age-old bond between tribals of Bhadrachalam and the temple A statue of Pokala Dammakka, a tribal woman of the bygone era known for her boundless devotion to Lord Rama, is set to be installed inside the famed Sri Sitaramachandra Swamy temple complex in Bhadrachalam soon. The move to install Dammakka’s statue inside the temple complex is considered 14

22 September, 2017 5:11 PM Sushma raises H-1B issue in U.S

Reviews regional issues, with a focus on Pakistan, Afghanistan, with Tillerson External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday raised issues related to H-1B visas and people of Indian origin with an uncertain immigration status in America in her first bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Ms. Swaraj “strongly raised the issue 26

22 September, 2017 4:20 PM ‘Holkar track likely to assist wrist spinners’

The Holkar Stadium track is likely to assist wrist spinners, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal, according to Madhya Pradesh CA curator Samandar Singh Chauhan. The third One-dayer will be held here on Sunday. “Pitch won’t crumble, only the wrist spinners will be able to make an impact. We have used black cotton soil, brought from different parts of Madhya 22