Monday, March 20th, 2017


Ranchi Test Ends In Draw, 4-Match Series Tied At 1-1

Ranchi. Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb frustrated India with a gritty 86-run stand, taking Australia to 149 for four to be just three runs behind the hosts at tea on day five of the third Test here today. Australia did not concede a wicket in the session after losing two men in the morning, raising hopes of a famous India win. However, Marsh and Handscomb batted out of their skins to take their team towards safety. Handscomb looked solid in his unbeaten 44 from 115 balls (3×4), while Marsh wasRead More

Idea Cellular to merge with Vodafone India

Mumbai. British Telecome company Vodafone will merge its Indian unit with Idea Cellular to create the country’s largest telecoms operator, the firms said on Monday. “The combined company would become the leading communications provider in India with almost 400 million customers, 35 per cent customer market share and 41 per cent revenue market share,” the statement added. Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla will become the chairman of the new entity, it was also announced. The confirmation ended months of speculation that the two operators were ready to signRead More

Opposition attacks on BJP for electing Adityanath as CM

Lucknow/Mumbai/New Delhi: In the backdrop of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Yogi Adityanath taking oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday alleged that the saffron party wanted to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha polls not on its development plank, but by “polarising voters”. “BJP wants to contest the 2019 polls not on the issue of development, but by polarising the voters. That is why they have made an RSS man the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh,” she told reporters here. Kerala Chief MinisterRead More

Father advice Yogi Adityanath to respect all religion

PANCHUR: Tears welled up in Yogi Aditynath’s father Anand Singh Bisht’s eyes as he watched the swearing in of Yogi Adityanath as the UP chief minister. In the early 1990s, it took time for him to digest the decision of his son, Ajay Singh Bisht, to leave the village to go on a spiritual journey. On Sunday, as he glued to the TV watching Yogi’s swearing-in ceremony held in Lucknow, Bisht had a word of advice for the firebrand Hindutva advocate. “I hope he will show respect for all religions,”Read More

Lone muslim minister in UP cabinet is Bhopal’s Damaad

Lucknow. Much to everyone’s surprize, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s included one Muslim face – Mohsin Raza, a retired cricketer in his council of minister. Raza, who recently joined BJP. 40-year-old Raza, who recently joined the BJP, was appointed party’s spokesperson in the state. Raza has Bhopal connection too. He is a son in law of senior BJP leader and Manipur’s Governor Nazma Heptullas. However, his appointment has surprised many. Raza’s appointment was quite inevitable as there are several departments in Uttar Pradesh which can only be run byRead More

Not only materialism, education of love, compassion and friendship necessary

Bhopal. Today the world needs education of love, sympathy and friendship and not materialism. There is need of emotional improvement knowledge and not of physical knowledge and only India can provide this education to the world. India can give the world knowledge of spiritualism also apart from modernism. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has done a commendable job in the field of environment and water conservation through the Narmada Seva Yatra in the state. Dharmaguru Shri Dalai Lama expressed these thoughts at a Narmada Seva Yatra programmeRead More

Constitution of Department of Happiness and Narmada Seva Yatra are welcome steps : Dalai Lama

Bhopal. Chief minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan today met Buddhist religious guru Shri Dalai Lama. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan informed him about Department of Happiness and ongoing Narmada Seva Yatra for river conservation. Shri Lama said that development of mind is more important than physical development because it is lasting. Formation of Department of Happiness is very good step. Narmada Seva Yatra is a work worth to welcome. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that happiness does not come out from outside but from inside. Department of Happiness has started activitiesRead More