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November 22, 2017

IIT-Kgp student’s body found on railway tracks

Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) The body of an engineering student of the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) was discovered on the railway tracks near the campus in West Bengal, sources at the institute said on Friday.The deceased has been identified as Sana Sriram, a fourth year electrical engineering student at the institute. The body was found on the tracks late Thursday night.

Taj one of 50 most beautiful places in Asia

Hanoi, June 28 (IANS) The Taj Mahal in India is among the 50 most beautiful places in Asia, according to Conde Nast Traveler (CNT) magazine.The 17th-century Taj, built entirely in marble by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz, is located in Agra, about 200 km south of New Delhi. It is India's most visited tourist spot. Xinhua news agency quoted CNT as saying that among the other 50 most breathtaking sites in Asia were Forbidden City in Beijing, the Great Wall of China and Lhasa in Tibet.

Will resolve UPSC exam row in a week: Rajnath

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the UPSC civil services exam issue will be resolved within a week. New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday said the UPSC civil services exam issue will be resolved within a week. "UPSC issue will be resolved within a week," he told reporters here. Rajnath Singh apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday of the measures being taken to address the issues raised by civil services aspirants who are protesting the Civil…

Arunachal, Kashmir are India’s, China told

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India has clearly told China that Arunachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir "are integral and inalienable parts of India", Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.The minister told the Lok Sabha that China claims some 90,000 sq km of Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh. "Indian territory under the occupation of China in Jammu and Kashmir is approximately 38,000 sq km," he added. In addition, Pakistan had illegally ceded 5,180 sq km of Indian territory in its Kashmir to…

West Indies retain winning squad for final Test

Bridgetown (Barbados), June 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies selectors have predictably named an unchanged 14-man squad for the decisive third Test against New Zealand starting at Kensington Oval here Thursday.The Caribbean side won the second Test at Queen's Park Oval by ten wickets Friday to level the three-match series 1-1. Denesh Ramdin, in his first series as Test captain, believes West Indies can now go on to win the final Test and take the series, and has called for support from the Barbadian fans. "It is…
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