Everything you need to know about Siwan Mission House: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Siwan Mission House: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Guwahati, May 23 (ANI) A seminar was organised here recently to educate farmers , bamboo craftsmen and forest department officials about the need for marketing bamboo products all over the country.
London, May 23 (ANI): Britain MPs have spent a total of 266,110 pounds on alcohol in the House of Commons providing for an average bar bill of 409 pounds each year for 650 MPs.
San Juan, May 23 (IANS/EFE) Singer Ricky Martin called Wednesday in a letter sent to the Puerto Rican House of Representatives for the legislative body to approve a bill which would prohibit discrimination due to sexual orientation on the island.
Guwahati, May 22 (ANI): A bamboo seminar has been educating craftsmen about new marketing techniques with the objective of promoting self employment and expand the outreach.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kunal Roy Kapoor is currently in search of a leading man for his new directorial project. He says the script for the film is ready, and a producer is also on board for it already.
Havana, May 22 (IANS) The 7th International Ophthalmology Congress, to be held here June 29-31, will draw experts from 15 countries, Xinhua reported.
Mumbai, May 22 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met the relatives of Dr. Dwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis in Mumbai.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A bipartisan immigration reform bill cleared a key hurdle after its authors negotiated a compromise with a Republican senator to relax some restrictions on high-tech companies on hiring foreign techies, many of whom come from India.
The Election Commission (EC) of India and the National Literacy Mission Authority (NLMA) will work together towards increasing awareness about electoral literacy, especially among the poor class of society.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) and the National Literacy Mission Authority (NLMA) will jointly work towards spreading awareness about electoral literacy, especially among the poor and deprived section of society.
London, May 21 (ANI): Prince William has revealed that he cannot wait to be a father, after he was given another gift, a babygro with the words: "My daddy is a hero", for his unborn child.
Beijing, May 21 (Xinhua-ANI): The United States on Monday denounced Hezbollah for siding with the Syrian government forces in their battle against the rebels in Syria's central city of al-Qussair.
Shimla, May 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Monday inaugurated a bridge near the Auckland tunnel here, which was constructed at a cost of Rs.2.52 crore under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).
New York, May 17 (ANI): Pope Francis and the US Pontifical Mission Societies have joined the smartphone league by launching a new mobile application called Missio featuring latest news and video about the Catholic Church.
Washington, May 19(ANI): Nicole Kidman will star as Grace Kelly in a biopic that will be produced by Academy Award winner Harvey Weinstein and will be release the next Oscar season.
Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The returnable capsule of a biological research satellite landed in Russia Sunday, bringing mice, Mongolian gerbils, geckos and various micro-organisms and plants back to Earth after their month-long flight, the Mission Control said.
London, May 18 (ANI): Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has revealed that the search engine is in talks to acquire Tumblr for a billion dollars, and enter the premier league of social media.
London, May 17 (ANI): British MPs have branded Google 'devious, calculating and unethical', accusing the search giant of deliberately subverting its motto, 'don't be evil', in order to pay less tax.
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New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission with the objective of conserving and restoring the heritage sites associated with 'Father of the Nation'.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Even as India is less than a year away from being declared polio free, experts Thursday asked for cautious administration of vaccine to keep the virus in check.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved the establishment of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission to conserve and restore the sites associated with the Father of the Nation.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said that the acting commissioner of Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which is at the centre of a scandal that subjects conservative groups to extra scrutiny, has resigned and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has accepted it.
Baghdad, May 16 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 65 others wounded as six car bombings struck the Iraqi capital, an interior ministry official said.
Guwahati, May 13 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday our higher education system rests on the pillars of accessibility, affordability and quality.
Patna, May 13 (IANS) Three bridegrooms in Bihar returned home dejected in 24 hours after their brides turned them away as "unsuitable".
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A Muslim group has accused a Christian organization of defamation for publishing a book that accuses the Muslim collective of holding terrorist training in its enclaves.
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Two US astronauts conducted an emergency spacewalk Saturday to inspect and replace a device believed to be the source of an ammonia leak in the orbiting laboratory's power system, US space agency NASA said.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) The overall environment in Saturday's general elections in Pakistan was "very encouraging" and people were "much enthusiastic" about choosing the next leadership of the country, the European Union Observers Mission said.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Indian-origin Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal delivered a keynote address on Friday at a Republican fundraiser in New Hampshire, an appearance that has renewed speculation that he is eyeing to contest presidential elections in 2016.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will honour 35 nursing professionals with the National Florence Nightingale Award on the occasion of International Nurses Day on May 12.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has decided to declare 2013 as 'Water Conservation Year' under which awareness programmes will be launched for conservation of the scarce natural resource.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The union Cabinet Thursday gave its approval for declaring 2013 as Water Conservation Year.
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) A Pakistani UN peacekeeper was killed while performing his duties in the strife-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Pakistani foreign ministry said Thursday.
Melbourne, May 9 (ANI): Buzz Aldrin, the US astronaut who became the second man to walk on the moon, has said that the US must lead the way towards building a permanent settlement on Mars.
London, May 8 (IANS) Academy Award-winning actor Michael Caine says his father thought he was gay when he told him that he wants to be an actor.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Heavy traffic jams were once again witnessed in the capital Wednesday as Delhi Police barricaded roads and streets leading to Parliament House for the second consecutive day to curb protests. However, with both houses of parliament being adjourned sine die, relief is expected from Thursday.
Los Angeles, May 8 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise will reprise his role as secret agent Ethan Hunt in "Mission: Impossible 5".
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Tom Cruise has signed on to reprise his role as secret agent Ethan Hunt in the fifth part of 'Mission: Impossible' movie.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja met his Indian counterpart Salman Khurshid in New Delhi on Tuesday and discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 1 p.m., while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2. p.m., following Opposition uproar over alleged scam in top railway appointments, coal block allocation issue and demands for resignation of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) Southern actress Disha wants to gorge curd-rice, go on a heritage visit and speak in Tamil while shooting for her upcoming Telugu-Tamil bilingual romance "Manadhil Maayam Seidhai"(MMS), which went on floors Tuesday.
Minsk, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia does not have conclusive evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria, Russian Security Council head Nikolai Patrushev said.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Women's self help groups in the country would be provided bank loans at an interest rate of seven percent from now on, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Monday.
London, May 06 (ANI): A California based single mother made a very fortunate error at the intersection of 'Fate and Lottery.'
Brussels, May 6 (IANS/WAM) The EU Police Mission in the Palestinian Territories has trained over 2,000 Palestinian police personnel and 125 judges, an official said.
New York, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to establish the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (or UNSOM), the world body said.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Friday as opposition members created a ruckus over the coal block allocations and Chinese incursion in Ladakh while proceedings in the Rajya Sabha couldn't take place due to lack of quorum.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Proceedings in Parliament were adjourned on Friday after lawmakers of several parties trooped into the Well of both Houses over a demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation in connection with the coal block allocation scam, and fixing of responsibility and accountability with regard to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
United Nations, May 3 (IANS) A total of 712 people were killed in violence across Iraq in April, bringing the country's death toll from violence to its highest level since June 2008, said a UN statement.
London, May 02(ANI): Filmmaker JJ Abrams has revealed that the offer to direct the upcoming new 'Star Wars movie' was a "once in a lifetime opportunity" and he could not resist it.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m. on Thursday, as the opposition, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), trooped into the Well of the Lower House, denounced Pakistan over the death of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital.
Washington, May. 2 (ANI): Democrats have a slight edge over Republicans in the 2014 congressional elections, a new poll has found.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The government Wednesday introduced a scheme to provide healthcare to the urban poor on the lines of its flagship National Rural Health Mission, which is seen as successful in reaching the rural populace.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the launch of National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) to reduce rates of infant mortality, maternal mortality and for universal access to reproductive health care.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Empowered Group of Minister's (EGoM)'s decision to conduct the auction of 839 channels of FM radio stations in 294 cities through e-auction.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday approved a scheme to provide healthcare to the urban poor under the over-arching National Health Mission (NHM), official sources said.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Union Communications and Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said that Indian children need to be computer literate to utilise opportunities thrown up by technology.
Washington, May. 1 (ANI): President Barack Obama has said the prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba must close, amid a growing prisoner hunger strike there.
Beirut, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Militants in Syria have used chemical weapons against civilians with the aim of discrediting forces loyal to President Bashar Assad, Syrian state-run TV said Tuesday.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday defended the performance of law enforcement authorities including the FBI and praised the Russian side's cooperation following the Boston bombings, reported Xinhua.
Patna, April 29 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday asserted that he will not compromise with his basic principles, such as secularism, to stay in power and will instead prefer to quit.
New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): India and Saudi Arabia will set up a Joint Working Group to address concerns over the kingdom's Nitaqat program.
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Prince Harry delivered a teddy bear, which was handed to him by a little girl for his soon-to-be born nephew, to his brother William and sister-in-law Kate.
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has appealed to the opposition parties to allow the Parliament function and discuss all the issues through proper dialogue there.
Washington, April 27 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama promised Friday an in-depth investigation into the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria, and said if that proves to be the case, it will change his "calculus" about how to deal with the crisis in the Middle Eastern country.
Lahore/New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh was admitted to the ICU of Lahore's Jinnah Hospital after a murderous attack on him by fellow prisoners in the city's Kot Lakhpat jail Friday afternoon, his family in Indian Punjab said. Indian High Commission officials in Islamabad are to visit Singh in hospital where doctors are battling to save his life, said an official.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Around 85 percent of households with no access to a proper toilet in rural Bihar want one, a study by a health organisation said Friday.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day amidst noisy scenes on different issues.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned, as the government and the opposition traded charges over a number of issues.
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): Top-ranking lawmakers in the U.S. have demanded 'action' in Syria after intelligence community confirmed that chemical weapons use is rampant in the war-torn country.
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) A Maharashtra minister Thursday urged the central government to demand an additional quota for Haj pilgrims for India based on the country's current Muslim population.
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday, after the opposition refused to let proceedings continue over a demand for accountability to be fixed for the telecom and coal allocation scams.
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned on Thursday, the Lok Sabha for the day following the death of a sitting Trinamool Congress member, and the Rajya Sabha till noon due to uproarious scenes and opposition over the government's handling of the coal scam.
Kolkata, April 24 (ANI): Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar turned 40 on Wednesday with cricket administrators and his fans lining up a series of events to celebrate the event in Kolkata ahead of a Mumbai Indians Vs Kolkata Knightriders IPL match here.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The government would soon launch a National Urban Health Mission to address healthcare needs of the urban population, officials said Monday.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In an effort to bridge the gap between the need and availability of doctors, the health ministry is promoting courses in family medicine for medical practitioners, an official said.
Melbourne, April 19 (ANI): Will Smith's son Jaden Smith has revealed that he discussed about extraterrestrial life with President Obama during a visit to the White House with his family and the President told him that aliens are real.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two Earth-like planets in the habitable orbit of a Sun-like star.
Kabul, April 18 (Xinhua-ANI):The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has called on the warring sides in Afghanistan to protect civilians and respect their rights during conflicts.
Rabat, April 17 (IANS) Morocco has turned down a proposal to expand the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), Foreign Minister Saad Dine El Otmani said.
Washington, Apr. 17 (ANI): The Motion Picture Association of America has announced changes to its movie rating system to better inform parents about violence in films.
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said market forces alone will not provide sufficient financing for green energy unless the risks of policy change are appropriately addressed.
Wellington, Apr. 15 (ANI): Justin Bieber, who recently visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, wrote in their guestbook that he hoped Frank "would have been a Belieber" if she had lived.
Washington, Apr. 14 (ANI): The mother of one of the victims of the Connecticut school shooting has urged Congress to act on new gun control legislation during an address in the White House.
London, April 13 (IANS) British house prices in March registered a seventh consecutive month of growth and reached a five-year high, boosted by London property prices, said Acadametrics and LSL Property Services Plc, the country's house market agencies.
Washington, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has released the names of 18 Russians to be slapped with visa and financial sanctions under its controversial Magnitsky Act, which punishes individuals Washington deems complicit in human rights abuses.
Washington, Apr. 13 (ANI): President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama grossed just over 600,000 dollars in 2012, far less than they took in during 2011, according to their tax return that was released by the White House on Friday.
London, Apr. 11 (ANI): The BBC's Asian Network, which was threatened with closure due to corporation shake-up three years ago, has been nominated for a leading radio award.
Zaragoza (Spain), April 10 (IANS/EFE) An April 4-7 simulation of a manned mission to Mars provided the opportunity for successful tests of some of the technology needed for such an ambitious undertaking, Spanish scientists said.
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Condemning in the "strongest terms" the killing of five Indian UN peacekeepers in a rebel attack on a UN convoy in South Sudan, the US has asked it to ensure the perpetrators are brought swiftly to justice.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday expressed condolences over the killing of five Indian peacekeepers, including an officer, in South Sudan in an ambush by a rebel group and lauded the bravery of the martyred soldiers.
United Nations, April 9 (IANS) Over 450 people, including 229 civilians, were killed and more than 1,100 injured in the terror attacks and violence in Iraq during March, according to the UN, Xinhua reported.
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Jessica Simpson, who is expecting her second child with fiance Eric Johnson, was spotted taking her daughter Maxwell for an afternoon outing.
Melbourne, Apr 7 (ANI): Second man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin has his sight set on the next big step for man - Mars.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Corruption is a threat to the democratic fabric of the country and frustrates efforts to bring equity, President Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday, ans while referring to the Delhi gang-rape, called for resetting "our moral compass".
Srinagar, April 5 (IANS) Around one lakh youth from Jammu and Kashmir would be trained and provided employment outside the state during the next five years, union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Friday.
Washington, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Film critic Roger Ebert died Thursday in Chicago after a long battle with cancer. He was 70.
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) A group of European officials have arrived in Pakistan to observe the May 11 parliamentary elections, the foreign ministry said Thursday.
Brussels, April 4 (IANS) The European Union is sending a huge 100-member mission to observe the general elections in Pakistan to be held May 11, EuAsiaNews reported.