Current Affairs

Updated:Mar 06, 2015 11:14 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Indian Cricket Team after it beat West Indies by four wickets in a group league match in Perth (Australia) to enter the quarter-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup. 

Updated:Mar 06, 2015 11:10 AM

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) today apprehended 48 Indian fishermen and seized 8 of their boats near Jakhau port off the Gujarat coast, officials of National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) said.

Updated:Mar 06, 2015 11:08 AM

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today said he has been given a historic opportunity by the people to "connect and further gel" the three distinct regions of the state-- Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh-- and assured there will be "no digging of the past".

Updated:Mar 06, 2015 12:10 AM

President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted the nation on the occasion of Holi and said that the festival of colours promotes oneness and harmony as well as bring happiness and prosperity to all.

Updated:Mar 06, 2015 12:10 AM

India, the largest troop contributor to UN peacekeeping operations, will serve on the organisational committee of the world body's peace building commission for a period of two years.

Updated:Mar 06, 2015 12:09 AM

Annual vaccination is the most effective solution for combating seasonal influenza infections such as swine flu, which has killed more than 1,200 people this year in India, the World Health Organisation has said.

Updated:Mar 05, 2015 11:31 AM

Tihar authorities today issued a legal notice to BBC and the producers of the controversial documentary on the December 16, 2012 Delhi gangrape saying that its makers violated the conditions of permission to shoot and they should stop its broadcast.   

Updated:Mar 05, 2015 11:30 AM

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), ally of the ruling Janata Dal (United) in Bihar, has condemned the Cabinet decision on Wednesday to annul 33 decisions taken by the Jitan Ram Manjhi government in its last days. The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party and the Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) too have...

Updated:Mar 05, 2015 11:30 AM

Congress today said that it will corner the Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra government over the issue of Muslim reservations during the ensuing Budget session of the state legislature.   

Updated:Mar 04, 2015 10:31 PM

The BJP-led government in Maharashtra has scrapped an ordinance providing reservation for Muslims, despite the Bombay High Court allowing quota for the community in educational institutions.

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