New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Sunday, while welcoming the new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog Dr. Rajiv Kumar, said the chamber has now become increasingly crucial, owing to the emphasis of the current government on cooperative federalism.   “NITI Aayog has increasingly gained […]

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Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] August 6 (ANI): Condemning attacks on Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) members in Kerala, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that the state government needs to have a hold on its own cadres rather than letting them loose on the opposition party leaders.   “This sort of attacks on political leaders has […]

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Dhar (Madhya Pradesh) [India], August 6 (ANI): With Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar’s health deteriorating as her hunger strike enters its eleventh day today, the activist said that the support extended to her is her strength.   Appearing to be severely frail as she lay on a cot, she said that she derives […]

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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], August 6 (ANI): The Congress on Sunday lambasted the Narendra Modi led- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, describing sobriquet NaMo as “No Agriculture Mal-governance Only”.   Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Sunday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing the […]

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New Delhi [India], Aug. 6 (ANI): At least 44 Congress Gujarat MLAs, who were staying in Bengaluru’s Eagleton Resort to ensure they don’t succumb to police and political pressure to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), will return back to Gujarat on Monday.   In the backdrop of Gujarat Congress MLAs quitting and joining the […]

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London [U.K.], August 6 (ANI): The great Jamaican sprinter, Usain Bolt, who was to retire after the IAAF World Championships 2017 in London, had to settle for bronze even as American Justin Gatlin surprised everyone with a season’s best 9.92.   Christian Coleman (9.94) took silver, with Bolt clocking 9.95 seconds.   This was not […]

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New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): Boxer Vijender Singh, who on Saturday defeated China’s Zulpikar Maimaitiali in the unified WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental Super Middleweight title, has dedicated the victory towards peace and harmony between India and China, more particularly in the backdrop of the Doklam stand-off.   “Want to dedicate this victory towards […]

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Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 6 (ANI): A five-wicket haul from Ravindra Jadeja helped India beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 53-runs in the Colombo Test on Sunday, thus taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.   Following on Day Four at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC), Sri Lanka came out with a […]

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Jammu and Kashmir [India], August 6 (ANI): The Kashmir Police on Sunday made it clear that the Amarnath pilgrim attack that shook the whole nation, was carried out by Pakistani terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) only.   Addressing the media, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Munir Khan said that they stick to their initial statement that […]

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