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“His Contribution Was Immense”: Theatre Lovers Remember Girish Karnad

Girish Karnad, seasoned actor, filmmaker and Jnanpith award winning playwright who died in Bengaluru in Monday, was remembered at the Rangashankara Theatre in Bengaluru on Sunday morning. His admirers and theatre lovers came to listen to the readings from his plays – both in Kannada and from the English translations …

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At Bihar Hospital, Child Died During Health Minister’s Visit, Says Family

Patna:  A child died in front of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardan, who is visiting Bihar’s Sri Krishna Medical College hospital today to review the ground situation in the state. Over the last month, Bihar’s Muzaffarpur has been grappling with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, in which 82 children died. Many of …

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Indian Embassy In Kathmandu Celebrates Yoga Day

Kathmandu:  The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu organised a yoga event today to celebrate the fifth International Day of Yoga at Nepal’s Thyangboche — the gateway to Mount Everest. The main objective of the programme was to highlight the importance of yoga in daily life and to bring peace and harmony …

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With Eye On 2022, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Step Up UP Tours: Report

New Delhi:  In a bid to infuse fresh energy in the party organisation and with the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in mind, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will increase the frequency of her tours to the state and meet party workers at least twice a week, sources said …

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Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar To Speak About His Biopic At Cambridge

Patna:  Super 30 founder Anand Kumar will share his experiences with the making of the movie that revolves round his pioneering initiative in helping students from deprived class crack IIT examination, at the famed Cambridge University later this month. “It’s hilarious moment for me as I had a dream of …

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PM Modi Lists Benefits Of Bhujangasana In New Animated Yoga Video

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted the latest video in his series of yoga asanas leading up to the International Yoga Day, which is observed on June 21 every year. In today’s animated video, PM Modi explained the benefits of “Bhujangasana”, or “Cobra Pose”. PM Modi has been …

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Four Killed In Separate Incidents Of Lightning Strike In Chhattisgarh

Balrampur/Korba:  Four people, including two brothers, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike during rain and thunderstorm in northern part of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday. A 16-year-old boy and his younger brother, aged eight years, died after lightning struck them on Saturday while they were standing under a …

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Maharashtra Cabinet Expanded, Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil Sworn-In

Mumbai:  The expansion of the Maharashtra cabinet took place today with former Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil among those inducted. BJP Mumbai president Ashish Shelar and Republican Party of India (RPI) leader Avinash Mahtekar were also among those administered oaths. A total of 13 new ministers were sworn-in during a …

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Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog’s Points On Terror Funding: Report

New Delhi:  Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed and frontal groups like Jamat-ud-Dawah and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation, sources said. With this, multilateral lenders …

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“Congress Needs Major Surgery”: Veerappa Moily On Poll Debacle

New Delhi:  Asserting that the Congress needs a “major surgery” in the wake of the Lok Sabha polls debacle, senior leader M Veerappa Moily says Rahul Gandhi must carry out a complete overhaul of the party by holding elections at every level and quell internal bickering with an “iron hand”. …

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