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UN experts asks India to protect journalist Rana Ayyub from online hate campaign 27.5.2018 General News
A group of UN human rights experts has expressed concern over continued threats to journalist Rana Ayyub, calling on the Indian government to urgently take steps to protect her and ensure the threats against her are promptly and thoroughly investigated. "We are highly concerned that the life of Rana Ayyub is at serious risk following these graphic and disturbing threats," said the UN experts. Ayyub is an independent journalist and writer whose work has included investigations into alleged crimes committed by public and government officials. The experts recalled the murder of another Indian journalist, Gauri Lankesh, who had also received death threats for her work. Lankesh, who was shot dead in September last year outside her home in Bangalore, had written critically about religious fundamentalism, the governing party and right-wing politics, as well as the caste system. The UN experts are Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard, Special ...
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Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs season 14 finale: Vishwaprasad wins the show to bag Rs 5 lakh prize money 27.5.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The 14th season finale of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs on Zee Kannada, took place on May 26 and finalist Vishwaprasad managed to bag the winner's trophy along with a prize money of Rs 5 lakh. The grand finale event was held at White Arcade Convention Centre in Bengaluru. The finalists of season 14 included Ransen Jnanesh, Tejas Shashtri, Keerthana Abhijat Bhat and Vishwaprasad, who fought neck-to-neck to win the show. Finally it was Vishwaparad who took home the trophy and the prize money.  While Vishwaprasad emerged victorious, Tansen and Keerthana ended up at the second runners up spot. Both of them took home a sum of Rs two lakh and runners up trophy each. While Tejas ended up at the third place, Abhijat secured the fourth position.  The winner of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa season 14 was chosen by the scores of judged Arjun Janya, Vijay Prakash and Hamsalekha along with the votes of the viewers. Season 14 of the kids singing reality show began on December 9 in which 30 contestants from Karnataka took part. Out of ...
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Career counselling in Hubballi gets overwhelming response 27.5.2018 Hindu: News
Passion important to succeed in chosen field, students told
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We haven’t called for bandh, says Yeddyurappa 27.5.2018 Hindu: National
B.S. Yeddyurappa, Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly, has changed tack on the proposed Karnataka bandh (barring Bengaluru) on Monda
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No Trace Of Nipah Virus In Himachal Pradesh, No Need To Panic: Officer 27.5.2018 NDTV News - India-news
There has been no information about the spread of Nipah virus beyond two districts of Kerala, Himachal Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary of Health BK Aggarwal said in Shimla today and appealed to the...
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BJP will win 2019 polls with 51% majority: Ram Madhav 27.5.2018 General News
Responding to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's remark that the Bharatiya Janata Party will have a tough battle to fight in the 2019 general elections with the opposition parties uniting against the former, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said that they will come in power with a 51 percent majority.Ram Madhav also said that the alliance of the Opposition parties will have no impact on BJP's fate in the upcoming general elections in 2019."The gathbandhan is of all corrupt parties. People will never accept such parties," he said.While addressing the 'Mahanadu', Chief minister Naidu said that the TDP will have a major role to play in the Loksabha 2019 polls. He even said that all the parties met him in Bangalore when they went for the swearing-in of Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy.He even said that he is not interested in the Prime Minister's position.Earlier the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister attacked PM Narendra Modi for betraying the people of the state."Five crore people .
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PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Eastern Peripheral Expressway - India`s first green highway - on Sunday 27.5.2018 Zee News : India National
PM Narendra Modi will on Sunday inaugurate the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) Expressway, which is also known as the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE).
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New govt. faces another demand, this time from garment workers 26.5.2018 Hindu: National
They seek implementation of draft notification of revised wages that was withdrawn in March
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Co-curricular activities helped these students keep minds sharp 26.5.2018 Hindu: Home
They say a well-balanced schedule with time for such activities did them a lot of good
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Police launch probe to trace trail of fake messages 26.5.2018 Hindu: National
Case booked against unknown rumour-mongers
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Collective effort yields desired results at THiS institutions 26.5.2018 Hindu: Home
A collective effort by students and teachers helped schools that are part of The Hindu in School (THiS) programme achieve excellent results in All Ind
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Select careers based on your aptitude: Experts to students 26.5.2018 Hindu: Mangalore
‘One should have a feel for career of his or her choice’
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HD Kumaraswamy Congratulates PM Modi On Completing 4 Years In Office 26.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today congratulated the BJP-led NDA government on completing four years in office.
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Some issues with Congress over portfolio allocation, says Kumaraswamy 26.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
But it is not an issue that will pull down the government, said Kumaraswamy
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At 44.2 degrees Celsius, Una hottest in Himachal Pradesh 26.5.2018 General News
Most places in the lower hills of Himachal Pradesh reeled under scorching sun and Una in Shiwalik foothills recorded a high of 44.2 degrees Celsius. The mercury breached 44.0 degrees Celsius mark at some places in the lower hills and Bilaspur and Hamirpur recorded a high of 41.4 degrees Celsius and 40.1 degrees Celsius, respectively. Sundernagar recorded a maximum temperature of 38.9 degrees Celsius, followed by Nahan 37.8 degrees Celsius, Bhuntar 36.6 degrees Celsius, Solan 34.8 degrees Celsius, Dharamshala and Palampur 33.2 degrees Celsius, Shimla 28.8 degrees Celsius, Manali 24.8 degrees Celsius, Kalpa 23.0 degrees Celsius and Keylong 18.5 degrees Celsius. Nahan was hottest during the night with a minimum temperature at 26.3 degrees Celsius. Dharamshala recorded a low of 22.4 degrees Celsius while Palampur and Una recorded the minimum temperatures at 19.4 degrees Celsius and 19.2 degrees Celsius, respectively. Shimla recorded a minimum temperature of 18.2 degrees Celsius, Solan ..
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PM to inaugurate Eastern Peripheral Expressway tomorrow 26.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will inaugurate the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) expressway, also known as Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE).The inaugural ceremony will be held at the District Sports stadium of Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh.The 135-km expressway is India's first smart and green highway and is built at a cost of Rs. 11,000 crore.The EPE is also the country's first highway to be lit by solar power and at every 500 metres, the arrangement of rainwater harvesting has been done on both sides of the expressway.Replicas of 36 monuments of the country have been established at the gallery on both the side.Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said the expressway will bring down the pollution level in the national capital by 27 percent."If people from Himachal Pradesh want to visit Uttar Pradesh or someone from Rajasthan wants to visit Himachal Pradesh, they can now straight go to that place. They do not need to enter Delhi," Gadkari said.
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Himachal CM launches three schemes 26.5.2018 General News
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today launched schemes for assistance to youths to start self-employment ventures, distribution of LPG connections to households and a programme to address public grievances in effective manner. Announcing the initiatives to mark the completion of four years of Modi Government, the chief minister said they were bound to bring significant changes in the lives of people of the state. "The people of the country have given their full support to the Modi and BJP President Amit Shah and would continue to support the policies of the BJP," Thakur said on the occasion. The chief minister said that 'Jan Manch' to be organised on first Sunday of every month would go a long way in prompt redressal of public grievances. He said that the initiative would not only ensure that the schemes launched for the welfare of the people were completed well in time, but also that desired results were achieved. 'Jan Manch' would be organized "assemblyconstituency ...
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IT men defeats local men, KSEB women beats TN Juniors 26.5.2018 General News
Income Tax, Delhi defeated Coimbatore District BasketBall Association 87-78 in the inaugural match of the 53rd All India Basketball Championnship for Men here today. In the women's section for the CRI Pumps Trophy, KSEB Thiruananthapuram walloped Tamil Nadu Juniors 74-34. The winners led 36-17 at half time. In the men's match, the taxmen trailed 37-40 at half time, but rallied well to win the game by just nine points. Vishal kumar and Rachit played well for the winners, netting 23 and 16 points, while G Gerard sunk 21 points and Vinith Kumar 19 for the losers. The start of the matches were delayed by 90 minutes due to rains. Punjab Police, Punjab, Indian Air Force, Delhi, Customs (Chennai), Arise Steel (Chennai), Indian Railway, Delhi, ASC Bengaluru, Income Tax, Delhi and CBDA are the teams vying for honours in the men's event for the Nachimuthu Gounder Cup. The women's section has Eastern Railway, Kolkata, Kerala Police, Thiruvananthapuram, South-West Railway, Hubli, ...
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HP CM congratulates PM Modi on 4th anniversary of BJP govt at Centre 26.5.2018 General News
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the fourth anniversary of the BJP government at the Centre and termed him a "source of inspiration" for every political leader and citizen of the country. Thanking Modi for his "special attachment" to the people of Himachal Pradesh and "liberal" allocation of funds for various projects, Thakur said due to the prime minister's support, many developmental projects are under implementation in the state with central assistance. In the last four years, the country's foreign relations improved considerably due to the diplomatic initiatives of Modi. These efforts have earned India lot of respect, besides attracting more foreign investment, he said. There is hardly a section of the society which has not benefited from the policies of the prime minister in the last four years, Thakur said and lauded Modi for introducing innovative schemes such as Jandhan Yojna, Make in India, Swatch Bharat ...
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This is how Amazon's Alexa can record and share private conversations 26.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Voice-activated assistants like the Echo and Google Home have gone mainstream
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