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Global Innovation Index, GII- 2018 launched in India

Government and industry must synergise their efforts to promote R&D and innovation in the country. This was stated by Shri. Ratan P Watal, Principal Adviser, NITI Aayog & Member Secretary of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister at the India launch of Global

RIP Kalaignar: Indian film industry pays tribute to Karunanidhi

The Indian film fraternity, led by megastar Rajinikanth, on Tuesday paid rich tributes to DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi, an erudite writer and political stalwart who went from scripting films to drawing out the political narrative of Tamil Nadu. Actor turned politician Rajinikanth, in a tweet, said that Karunanidhi’s day of death is an

Politician Karunanidhi is dead at 94

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK President M. Karunanidhi, who was one of the two poles in the state and who was in public life for 80 long years, died on Tuesday evening after waging a grim battle for life in a city hospital,

Yasin Malik leads protest in support of Article 35A

(JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday led a peaceful protest march here in support of Article 35A which has been challenged in the Supreme Court. After the congressional Friday prayers at a mosque near the Residency Road, Malik led a protest march to defend

Understanding Euthanasia: Right To Life or Death

Article 21 of the Indian Constitution which deals with protection of life and personal liberty has gone through successive interpretations by the Courts of law in important landmark judgements. Each of these interpretations has widened the ambit of Article 21 to include such facets of

Red tape ‘sinks’ Goa’s amphibious bus project

Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Thursday told the state legislative assembly that the bidder selected for the amphibious bus service project has backed out due to the inordinate delay in obtaining the requisite permissions. “As the process of obtaining the permissions took a considerable

Mamata dismisses talk of being PM candidate

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday sought to dismiss talk of her being a Prime Ministerial candidate, saying her priority was the ousting of the BJP government at the Centre for which the opposition should come together. “I am nobody. I am a

Security tightened in Tripura over Assam NRC

Security was tightened across Tripura on Tuesday to maintain law and order following the publication of   (NRC). “No adverse report was reported from anywhere in the state. However, following the release of second draft of NRC in neighbouring Assam, security agencies in Tripura are closely