Everything you need to know about Pradhan Ghoghari: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Pradhan Ghoghari: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Siliguri (West Bengal), May 19 (IANS) Four suspected linkmen of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency were arrested in West Bengal's Darjeeling district Sunday, police said. One of the nabbed was a retired Indian defence employee.
Bhubaneshwar , May 18 (ANI): The Information and Broadcasting Minister , Manish Tewari, has blamed the opposition for the Governments inability to pass the Food Security Bill, which would have helped the country's poor. He was speaking during his visit to Odisha.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) The BJP Thursday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation in view of the series of scams during the UPA rule and said it would contest the 2014 polls on its own strength in West Bengal.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Newly-elected BJP legislators in Karnataka will meet to elect their new leader May 14 in Bangalore, party leader M. Venkaiah Naidu said here Wednesday.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Six cases - four for non payment of salaries to employees and two others for duping depositors - have been filed against arrested Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen, who was remanded to 14 days' police custody by a court Thursday.
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): A private jet carrying BJP President Rajnath Singh and senior leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley made an emergency landing at the Delhi airport on Monday after it developed problems in its auto-pilot system.
Patiala (Punjab), April 2 (IANS) Second-time councillor, 34-year-old Amaninder Singh Bajaj was Tuesday unanimously elected mayor of Punjab's Patiala town.
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) Tuesday found itself at the receiving end of salvos from opposition parties when Revenue Minister Ambika Chowdhary compared the party manifesto to religious scriptures.
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) The BJP central leaders will pick a new head for the party's Karnataka unit within a week as no consensus emerged at Saturday's discussions here to find a successor to K.S. Eshwarappa who quit the post Thursday, party sources said.
Pakyang/Gangtok, Ma Mar 1 (IANS) The flowers light up patches of the dense green forests in elegant huddles of yellow, ochre, mauve, powder blue and lemony green on slopes 5,000 feet above sea level. Described as the "natural glory" of the Himalayan state of Sikkim, the Cymbidium orchid is increasingly being projected as the state's flori-sustenance - the heartbeat of its booming flower trade.
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) Embarrassed by the controversy around its mayor in Patiala after he was named in a murder case, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Monday asked him to resign from his post.
Patiala, Feb 23 (IANS) The mayor of Punjab's Patiala city and his son were Saturday booked for the mysterious death of his daughter-in-law, police said.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Fashion designer Saakshee Pradhan, politician Ashok Pradhan's daughter, has tied the knot with Mumbai-based boy Abhishek Nadkarni.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) Saturday condemned the arrest of Dandapani Mohanty, who negotiated with the Maoists and helped the Odisha government to resolve two abduction crises in the past.
Itanagar, Feb 09 (ANI): The governments of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam would draw New Delhi's attention towards steps to neutralise the impact of three dams proposed by China on Tsangofo.
Gangtok, Feb 4 (IANS) Flowers and nature lovers will script a new tourism trail in Sikkim when the state plays host to more than 200,000 visitors at the second International Flower Show in Sikkim Feb 23-27 that will combine business, fun and a renewed commitment to protect the fragile environment of the Himalayan state.
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday named the umpires and tournament referees who will be officiating the group stage of the Women's World Cup, which will take place in India from Jan 31 to Feb 17.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): BJP General Secretary Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday that his party is ready to face any kind of consequence in Karnataka.
Gangtok, Jan. 13 (ANI): Sikkim is hosting an international flower fair from February 23 to 27 to showcase the floral potential of the himalayan state at international level, where more than 15,000 flowers of various species will be on display for international business community, floriculturalists and flowers lovers.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Health officials of the BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - Thursday discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in areas of manufacturing affordable health products and developing advanced health technologies.
New Delhi, Jan. 10 (ANI): The second BRICS Health Ministers' Meet began here on Thursday.
Ranchi, Jan 8 (ANI): The legislators of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha will meet Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmad on Tuesday to formally withdraw support to the BJP-led government in the state.
Ranchi, Jan. 7 (ANI): Shibu Soren's Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) withdrew support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Arjun Munda Government on Monday evening.
Ranchi, Jan. 7 (ANI): Chief Minister Arjun Munda met Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren here on Monday to defuse the ongoing political crisis over the issue of rotation of power.
New Delhi, Jan. 7 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday downplayed Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren's threat to withdraw support to the Arjun Munda-led coalition government in Jharkhand, saying it is the democratic process that matters and no compromise will be made with the principles and promises.
Kochi, Jan 2 (IANS) The central government will allow overseas Indian doctors to practice in the country without undergoing screening tests, an official said here Wednesday.
Gangtok, Dec. 26 (ANI): The boxing fever is rising among youth in the Northeastern states of the country. A large number of youth in Sikkim are opting for boxing as a career.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Wednesday said that it would soon be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Pakistani university to increase cooperation in education between the two nations.
New Delhi, Dec.18 (ANI): Forging partnerships between the public and private sector is the way forward for the healthcare sector in India, said Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday.
Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) A case of loot, dacoity and attempt to murder has been filed against Louis Khurshid, wife of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, by an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member in Uttar Pradesh, police said Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 4 (IANS) A four-hour protest called by farmers in Odisha Tuesday to oppose the government's "apathy" towards the farming sector hit road traffic across the western part of the state for several hours, a protest leader said.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Activist?politician Arvind Kejriwal Thursday took up cudgels on behalf of NSG commandos, saying some of those who fought Pakistani terrorists in Mumbai were now without work and denied compensation.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Hockey India (HI) selection committee pruned the list of junior women's probables to 33 players during the two?day selection trials which concluded at the Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium and Mayur Park Stadium in Bhopal.
Bhubaneswar, Nov 17 (IANS) Health officials Saturday confirmed 22 new cases of dengue in Odisha, taking the total number of people in the state infected with the disease to 2,051 this year.
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans Wednesday dropped East Bengal defender Raju Gaikwad from the 20-member squad for the international friendly against Yemen to be held in Guwahati, Nov 14.
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): A two days Indo-ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations) workshop on 'Cooperation in Renewable Energy' started at Vigyan Bhawan here on Monday.
New Delhi/Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) Caught in a raging controversy over his business dealings, BJP president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday skipped meeting Karnataka party leaders as former chief minister B. S. Yeddyurappa remained firm on quitting the party ahead of next year's assembly polls.
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Having skipped the poll campaign in Himachal Pradesh, BJP president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday did not come to the capital to meet party leaders from Karnataka where B.S. Yeddyurappa appears keen on floating a new party.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) Odisha Wednesday confirmed one more dengue case in the state, taking the total number of those infected to 1,520; the dengue toll this year is six.
Singapore, Oct 16 (IANS) India went down 0-2 to Singapore in an international football friendly at the Chao Chu Kang Stadium here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will soon start undergraduate, post-graduate and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) courses for deaf students, an official said Sunday.
The dengue cases in Odisha are still on rise despite remedial measures. According to an Odisha government official 80 more people in Odisha tested positive for dengue in the last couple of days. This number has taken the dengue cases to in the state to 1,707 this year.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 11 (IANS) At least 80 people in Odisha tested positive for dengue in the last couple of days, taking the total number of those affected by the disease in the state to 1,707 this year, an official said Thursday.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The BJP Thursday kept away from the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum allocation over panel chief P.C. Chacko's "indecision" on calling as wintesses the prime minister, the finance minister and two former ministers.
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Dressed in a salmon pink gown, "Cocktail" actress Diana Penty marched down the ramp looking elegant at the second day of Wills India Fashion Week (WIFW) Sunday for designer Sakshee Pradhan, who took inspiration from "little sparrows". She enjoyed flaunting the outfit with little detailing because "the dress is very me".
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that anything uttered in a fit of anger resulting in another person committing an offence or taking his life would not amount to abetment or instigation.
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley arrived in Bangalore late Monday but no meeting is scheduled with dissident leader B.S. Yeddyurappa as the former Karnataka chief minister left for his home town.
The number of dengue cases in Odisha has rose to 671 this year with 72 new cases of dengue reported in the state in the past two days, an official said on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) The number of people infected with dengue has soared to 671 in Odisha this year with 72 more cases reported in the state in the past two days, an official said here Wednesday.
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) Air India hammered Nagaland 16-0 to become the first team to enter the quarterfinals of Hockey India's second senior National Men's Hockey Championship here Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) Dengue has killed one more person in Odisha, taking the toll of the disease in the state over the last two months to four, an official said Monday.
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Eminent lyricist and director Gulzar, who was working on "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore" as a mentor, has now officially lent his name to the project. He would present the movie and says that the subject of partition is close to his heart.
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With a three-day workshop on research methodology for its faculty inaugurated Wednesday, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be focusing more on research activities, officials said.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India is working to strengthen policies related to drug regulation in order to check spurious drugs in the market, Minister of State for Health Sudip Bandyopadhyay said Monday.
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) As the BJP Monday continued to drown proceedings in both houses of parliament demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over coal blocks allication, the Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m.
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) BJP general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan is in Karnataka capital to sort out differences over cabinet portfolios, a day ahead of a meeting of a few ministers and legislators to plan their action against tje delay in reallocating the ministries.
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Renewable energy development can be another area of cooperation between India and Pakistan.
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans was pleased with his team's passing game against the Maldives in the Nehru Cup football tournament match here Saturday.
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Union health ministry Friday made a presentation before the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC) on providing universal healthcare to the citizens, said official sources.
New Delhi, Aug 23 (ANI): Both Houses of the Parliament were adjourned again after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led opposition continued to press for Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's resignation over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on coal block allocations.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of the panel, accusing some Congress members of using "foul language" even as the Congress condemned their action.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of the committee, calling it a "kangaroo court".
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members in the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of the committee, calling it a "kangaroo court".
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 17 people, mostly school children, were injured when the connecting rope of a "swirl ride" snapped in a amusement park at Salt Lake township of Kolkata Tuesday, police said.
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) Producer Karan Arora unveiled the first look of his film "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore", a light-hearted drama set in the post-independence era, here and says it was perfect place for the launch.
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) vice chancellor Wednesday said strengthening the student support services at the regional centres is the university's priority.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Kathak exponent Aditi Mangaldas will be the lone face of classical Indian arts at the Edinburgh International Festival with a 105-minute combination of traditional Kathak and contemporary dance.
Dubai, Aug.3 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced match officials, and warm-up and first round appointments for the upcoming Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2012, to be held from 11 to 26 August in Queensland, Australia.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Gopinath Pradhan is the new vice- chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), a statement released here said Wednesday.
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Kaza Vinayak Sharma ousted higher ranked fellow-Indian Ashwin Vijayraghavan 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the first round of the Dr KCG Verghese-GNC ITF Futures men's tennis tournament here Monday after a two-hour 40-minute battle.
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from edentulism (missing all teeth in the jaw), on rise in India due to lack of hygiene and tobacco use, can now look forward to permanent dental implants which they do not have to rinse or take out before sleeping, said a renowned dentist Monday.
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from edentulism (missing all tooth in the jaw) can now look forward to permanent dental implants which they do not have to rinse or take out before going to sleep.
Doha, July 17 (IANS) Title favourites and top seeds Egypt overwhelmed India 3-0, but not before surviving a tough fight in the semi-finals of the World Junior squash team championship here Tuesday.
Doha, July 14 (IANS) Fourth seeded India began their campaign in the World Junior men's squash championship with a comprehensive 3-0 victory against Germany here Friday.
Bangalore, July 11 (ANI): Jagadish Shivappa Shettar, a loyalist of former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, will be sworn in as Karnataka's chief minister on Thursday.
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) hopes for a smooth leadership change in Karnataka were dashed Tuesday as supporters of outgoing chief minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda insisted that he be named state party president before he vacates the chair for Jagadish Shettar.
Bangalore, July 9(IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Karnataka will Tuesday elect Jagadish Shettar as their new leader to make him the party's third chief minister in the state in four years.
Doha, July 9 (IANS) Aparajitha Balamurukan came up with a special performance as she fought back to outsmart Colombian Laura Viviana Tovar Perez and enter the second round of the World Junior Individual Squash Championship here.
Doha, July 6 (IANS) Egyptians Marwan El Shorbagy and Nour El Sherbini have been given top billing in the men's and women's singles while double Asian junior champion Anaka Alankamony and Mahesh Mangaonkar head the Indian challenge in the World Squash Junior Championship commencing here Saturday.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After Arjun Singh's posthumously released autobiography claimed R.D. Pradhan helped set free Union Carbide's then chief Warren Anderson in 1984, the former home secretary said the Congress leader must have made a mistake.
Bangalore, July 4 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday expressed happiness over settlement with rebel Cabinet colleagues, who had tendered their resignations earlier over trust deficit issue.
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A top bureaucrat in New Delhi and not then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had lobbied for bailing out Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson after his arrest for the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster, Arjun Singh, then the Madhya Pradesh chief minister, says in his posthumously-published autobiography.
Patna, July 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Bihar, Sanjay Jha, on Tuesday justified his decision to join the Janata Dal (United), saying the latter is an alliance and that he had not gone into some other political party.
Coimbatore, July 3 (ANI): In the backdrop of the ongoing turmoil over a demand for a change of leadership in Karnataka, Corporate Affairs Minister M Veerapa Moily has compared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led state government to daily wagers owing to the instability in its leadership
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 2 (IANS) The crisis in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) subsided Monday with nine ministers withdrawing their resignation after an assurance from party to considertheir demand to replace Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda.
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 2 (ANI): The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka seems to have come to an end this morning, as former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's loyalists have withdrawn their resignations.
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 2 (IANS) The political crisis in Karnataka was heading towards a solution, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday after nine ministers loyal to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa withdrew their resignations.
Bangalore, July 1 (ANI): A faction of Karnataka lawmakers led by former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday set a July 5 deadline for the BJP central leadership to make their nominee Jagadish Shettar the chief minister of the state in place of incumbent D.V. Sadananda Gowda.
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) Dissidents in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday set a July 5 deadline for the party's central leadership to remove Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda.
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The crisis in the Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party unit, triggered by Friday's resignation of nine ministers seeking removal of Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, continued Saturday, though a party emissary was hopeful of early solution.
Bangalore, June 30 (ANI): In an endeavor to bring an end to the ongoing political turmoil in Karnataka and to find a way forward, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has requested all the ministers to withdraw their resignations.
Bangalore, June 30 (ANI): Karnataka BJP strongman B.S. Yeddyurappa's loyalists on Saturday hit out at Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, and charged him of running the administration on the diktat of the Janata Dal Secular and not taking his Cabinet colleagues into confidence.
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) Nine Karnataka ministers loyal to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who quit the ministry Friday, Saturday ruled out any compromise on their demand for removing Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda.
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The BJP Saturday stepped up efforts to resolve the crisis in its ruling Karnataka unit, a day after eight loyalists of B.S. Yeddyurappa quit the ministry demanding Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda's removal.
Bangalore, June 30 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda on Saturday said that he has been assured by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari and party national general secretary in-charge for Karnataka, Dharmendra Pradhan, that the ongoing political turmoil in the state will be resolved smoothly.
The political crisis in Karnataka became worsen when eight ministers of DV Sadananda Gowda's cabinet submitted their resignation papers to Chief Minister on Friday, seeking demand to replace state's CM from Gowda to Jagdish Shettar, the loyalist of former Chief Minister B S Yedyurappa.......
Bengaluru, June 29 (ANI): Hours after former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's loyalists threatened the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) leadership with resignation by ten ministers, eight ministers resigned from the government, plunging the DV Sadananada Gowda led government into fresh crisis.
Bengaluru, New Delhi (ANI): Stepping up their demand to replace Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda with Minister of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Jagdish Shettar, former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's supporters on Friday threatened resignation by ten ministers, if their demand was not met.
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) The monsoon may be playing truant in Karnataka, hit by drought last year too, but the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has become a fertile ground for factions to sprout by the day.
Bengaluru/ New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday has once again raised the bogey against the current state chief DV Sadananda Gowda, demanding that Minister of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Jagdish Shettar replace Gowda by early next month.