Himachal scaling up farming, nature's way

Himachal Pradesh, the country's fruit and off-season vegetable bowl, has launched a scheme this year to scale up zero-budget natural farming, a chemical-free method, with Governor Acharya Devvrat taking the lead to sow the seeds of sustainability through nature's way.

15 injured in J&K accident

Fifteen people were injured on Monday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said.

Thousands of Shiva devotees throng UP temples

 Hundreds of thousands of Shiva devotees thronged temples across Uttar Pradesh on the final Monday of the Hindu holy month of Shravan.

Rajiv Gandhi remembered on his 74th birth anniversary

Congress President Rahul Gandhi along with his mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi paid homage to his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary on Monday.

43 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

A small batch of 43 pilgrims left Jammu on Monday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.

BJP to suffer major losses in 2019: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said people are unhappy with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which will cause it to suffer major losses in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Kerala flood toll reaches 370, rescue operations continue

KERALA: The death toll due to the devastating rains and floods in Kerala increased to 370, as two more deaths were reported on Sunday with rescue operations continuing in the worst affected districts of Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Thrissur.

846,680 people in relief camps: Kerala CM

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A total of 846,680 people made homeless by devastating floods in Kerala are sheltering in 3,734 camps and the last stage of rescue operations is now on, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Sunday.

Pollard leads from front as Stars end two-year wait for victory

LAUDERHILL (FLORIDA): A maiden T20 hundred from skipper Kieron Pollard at last propelled St Lucia Stars to a first Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) victory in 15 matches as the disappointment of 24 hours earlier was washed away in a dominant 38-run victory over Barbados Tridents.

Sidhu hopes Khan's victory proves good for India-Pakistan ties

Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday said that he hopes ties between New Delhi and Islamabad will improve after his "friend" Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister.

Vajpayee ashes to be immersed in rivers of Jharkhand

The ashes of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be immersed in the rivers of Jharkhand, a state BJP official said here on Saturday.

Vajpayee's politics was unprecedented: Pakistani daily

Hailing the late former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for his "great courage and vision" in his attempts to improve stressed ties with Pakistan, a Karachi-based daily on Saturday said his successor Narendra Modi should follow his politics that was unprecedented in South Asia.

Rahul urges Modi to declare Kerala floods a national disaster

 Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately declare the floods in Kerala as a national disaster.

PM announces Rs 500 crore assistance to flood-hit Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced Rs 500 crore financial assistance for flood-ravaged Kerala where hundreds of people have died, lakhs have been rendered homeless and property worth millions of rupees has been destroyed in one of the worst floods and torrential rain in recent history.

40 Nepalese pilgrims injured in Varanasi accident

orty Nepalese pilgrims were injured in a road accident in Varanasi, police said on Saturday.

Militants attack J&K leader's house

Militants attacked the residence of a National Conference (NC) leader in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday, police said.

SBI contributes Rs 2 cr for flood-hit Kerala

The State Bank of India (SBI) has donated Rs 2 crore for the Kerala flood victims and initiated several other ground-level measures in the deluged state, an official said on Saturday.

Guterres 'saddened' by Kerala flood toll; UN monitoring situation

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is saddened by the loss of lives and the destruction due to the Kerala floods and the world organisation is following the situation very closely, according to his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.

Flood death toll 174, red alert in 12 Kerala districts

The death toll in rain-battered Kerala touched 174 on Friday as a red alert continued in 12 districts, with various agencies continuing the rescue operations after rains subsided to evacuate over 80,000 persons during the day.

Amarnath Yatra resumes after day's suspension

The Amarnath Yatra resumed on Saturday after a day's suspension with 306 pilgrims leaving Jammu for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley.


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