Everything you need to know about Vijai: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Vijai: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Vocalists Rajsekhar Mansur and Ajay Pohankar and tabla player Sabir Khan were among those presented the Sangeet Natak Akademi's Fellowship (Akademi Ratna) Awards 2012 here, a statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Badminton Association of India (BAI) is mulling whether Mumbai's Prajakta Sawant could be part of the India squad to Europe for the German Open and the All England Badminton Championships in February-March.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The government has decided to appoint S.K. Sarkar, additional secretary in the department of personnel and training, as the new secretary in the water resources ministry.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) S.K. Sarkar, additional secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training, has been appointed the new secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources.
New Delhi, Jan. 8 (ANI): S.K. Sarkar, an IAS officer of West Bengal Cadre (1979), presently Additional Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training will take over as Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources.
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) Less than 24 hours before his swearing in Himachal Pradesh chief minister for the sixth time, Congress leader Virbhadra Singh got a major reprieve as a Shimla court acquitted him and his wife Pratibha Singh in a three-and-a-half-year-old corruption case.
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) Less than 24 hours before taking oath as Himachal Pradesh chief minister for the sixth time, Congress leader Virbhadra Singh got a major reprieve as a Shimla court acquitted him and and his wife Pratibha Singh in a corruption case.
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) After Congress's victory in the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, party general secretary Rahul Gandhi's young brigade is all set to figure in the new state government to be headed by septuagenarian Virbhadra Singh, party leaders said here Monday.
Shimla, Nov 17 (IANS) A day after witness Vijai Singh Mankotia introduced an element of doubt in the bribery case involving former chief minister and Congress leader Virbhadra Singh, two prime witnesses Saturday turned hostile.
Shimla, Nov 16 (IANS) In a major shift, one of the prime witnesses in the corruption case against former chief minister and Congress leader Virbhadra Singh Friday brought an element of doubt in a trial court here.
Shimla, Nov 6 (IANS) A trial court here Tuesday began recording of evidence against former union minister Virbhadra Singh in a corruption case pending against him since 2009.
Shimla/Kaushambhi/Mumbai, Oct.24 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anurag Thakur said on Wednesday that former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Virbhadra Singh has become senile, after Singh threatened mediapersons with dire consequences for asking him questions in connection with a graft case.
New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): Former politician and journalist Shahid Siddiqui criticised former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh for threatening mediapersons on Wednesday while rubbishing all graft allegations levelled against him.
Shimla, Oct 17 (IANS) Congress leader and five-time Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh has revealed that he and his family have movable and immovable properties and valuables worth over Rs.30 crore.
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh may not succeed in coming out clean in the corruption case pending against him since 2009 before the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections with the court fixing six days in November for recording of evidence.
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Elections are due in December and mainstream parties like the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Trinamool Congress are queuing up to test the political waters in Himachal Pradesh.
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) The mushrooming of dance bars and the overwhelming influence of the Russian Cyrillic script in Goa's coastal belt, including in temples, is damning the image of the state, legislators Tuesday said in the state assembly.
Panaji, July 18 (IANS) The Goa government would act sternly against "certain" people from Goa who were inviting Sri Ram Sene supremo Pramod Muthalik to set shop in Goa, the chief minister has warned.
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh vowed to fight on after resigning Tuesday, a day after a court framed corruption charges against him and his wife.
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The BJP rejected the charge of Virbhadra Singh, who resigned from the union cabinet Tuesday, that its state government in Himachal Pradesh hatched a conspiracy to frame him in a corruption case.
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) Two days after union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh celebrated his birthday and 50 years in politics, a court here Monday framed corruption charges against him and his wife Pratibha Singh.
Shimla, June 25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded the resignation of Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium enterprises and former Chief Minister of Himachal Predesh, Virbhadra Singh, after a lower court framed corruption charges against him on Monday
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh Monday refuted the charge of corruption against him, terming it a "concocted case" and a conspiracy by the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Himachal Pradesh.
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) A court here Monday framed corruption charges against union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh.
With its vast participation and massive appreciation, now Surajkund fair will be known as International Surajkund Fair in future.
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) An audio cassette purportedly containing Union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh's voice while referring to some monetary transactions from industrialists was played as part of evidence in a trial court here Thursday.
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) The Haryana government has transferred 35 top Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers in a major bureaucratic reshuffle, an officical spokesperson said here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) With summers in full swing and the mercury heading north, doctors advise that apart from drinking lots of water, a special summer diet consisting of light and healthy food would ensure a cool mind and body.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said the Indian Express report on the government getting spooked by an army movement highlighted a 'deep' trust deficit in the establishment.
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Water secretaries of India and Pakistan on Wednesday agreed to work for an amicable solution to Tulbul Navigation/Wullar Barrage project.
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Buoyed by the common resolve of their leaders to intensify their dialogue, India and Pakistan Wednesday concluded their two-day talks to resolve differences over the Tulbul navigation project in Jammu and Kashmir with New Delhi agreeing to provide additional technical date for the early settlement of the dispute.
Looking upon the current scenario of increasing use of natural gas in Asian economy, the Prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said on Friday that the rising growth in the use of natural gas in Asian economies has raised new hopes that Asia will play a..
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Asserting that emerging economies of Asia are rapidly increasing their use of natural gas, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday said the remarkable growth in the use of gas in Asian economies underscored the greater role that this region is poised to play in the future development of gas markets in the world.
Gaya, Nov. 14 (ANI): Army Chief General VK Singh formally inaugurated a newly raised Officers Training Academy (OTA) here on Monday.
Dhaka, Sep.6 (ANI): India and Bangladesh on Tuesday fell short of arriving at a mutually acceptable accord on the sharing of river waters that pass through the two countries.
Dhaka, Sep.6 (ANI): India and Bangladesh on Tuesday signed three agreements after over nearly two hours of bilateral talks here.
Dhaka, Sep.6 (ANI): Bilateral talks between India and Bangladesh have begun here a short while ago.
New Delhi, July 1(ANI): Union Water Resources Minister Salman Khurshid will participate in the Singapore International Water Week starting from Monday.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Union Water Resources Minister Salman Khurshid will soon visit Bangladesh on the invitation of his Bangladeshi counterpart Ramesh Chandra Sen during which he is expected to discuss issues related to water resources.
Islamabad, May 11 (ANI): Water resources secretaries of India and Pakistan will hold talks in Islamabad for four days from Wednesday on the Wullar Barrage-Tulbul Navigation Project.
Gurgaon, Mar 22 (ANI): Water Resources Minister Salman Khurshid today laid the foundation stone of the Office Complex of National Projects Construction Corporation Limited (NPCC) at Gurgaon, Haryana.
New Delhi, Feb.4 (ANI): The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) today signed a US 14.5 million dollar project funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) with the Government of India for the phase-out of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the country.
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI/Business Wire India): The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in association with Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) celebrated World Forestry Day 2009.
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): The National CDM Authority (NCDMA) in the Ministry of Environment and Forests took a further step in applying the principles of e-governance by launching a new website today.
Poznan (Poland), Dec 12 (IANS) India is not worried about the lack of any breakthrough at the Poznan climate change summit as 'this was going to be a stocktaking exercise anyway' and would help take the process from 'discussions to negotiations', a top Indian official said as the summit wound to a tepid end here Friday.
Poznan (Poland), Dec 12 (IANS) 'Developed countries, occupying so much of the carbon capacity of the earth's atmosphere, must deliver on significant emission reductions,' Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forests Vijai Sharma said here Friday.
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment Rahul Sarin, IAS (JH:74), presently Special Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions as Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries.