Kamala Harris calls for large federal investment to improve teacher salaries

Kamala Harris calls for large federal investment to improve teacher salaries

March 24, 2019 11:02 pm

Washington: First Indian-origin US Senator Kamala Harris has called for allocation of a large federal investment to improve teacher salaries nationwide. The 54-year-old senator, who represents California, said that currently teachers are making over 10 per cent less than other college educated graduates and that gap is about USD 13,000 a year, the CNN reported […]

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Man arrested for abducting, sexually assaulting woman

4 drug peddlers arrested in J&K

March 24, 2019 10:48 pm

Banihal (JK): Four alleged drug peddlers were arrested in separate incidents in the state and 12 kgs of charas was recovered from them, police said on Sunday. Mohammad Shafi of Mandakbass-Khari village was arrested along with 10 kgs of charas on the Mihar-Neera road, a police officer said. In a separate incident, Shahnawaz Dar of […]

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Congress clears 10 more LS candidates; fields Karti Chidambaram from Sivaganga

Congress clears 10 more LS candidates; fields Karti Chidambaram from Sivaganga

March 24, 2019 10:47 pm

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday released its ninth list of 10 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, fielding former finance minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti from Sivaganga in Tamil Nadu. Karti Chidambaram is facing trial in corruption cases, including the INX media money laundering case. The Congress list contains four candidates from Maharashtra, three […]

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Top seeds Chen Yufei, Shi Yuqi pull out of India Open

Top seeds Chen Yufei, Shi Yuqi pull out of India Open

March 24, 2019 10:44 pm

New Delhi: Chinese top seeds Chen Yufei and Shi Yuqi Sunday pulled out of the India Open on medical grounds, taking some sheen off the USD 350,000 World Tour Super 500 tournament beginning Tuesday. Chen recently broke a five-year title draught for China at the All England Championship and Shi Yuqi is the defending champion. […]

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BJP will win Amethi: Goyal

BJP will win Amethi: Goyal

March 24, 2019 10:27 pm

Bareilly (UP): Railways Minister Piyush Goyal exuded confidence on Sunday that the Bharatiya Janata Party would win the Amethi Lok Sabha seat, which is represented by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi. “In the past five years, notable work has been done in every sector. The BJP will win more seats as compared to the previous election. […]

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AAP names Shweta Sharma as Gautam Buddh Nagar LS nominee

AAP names Shweta Sharma as Gautam Buddh Nagar LS nominee

March 24, 2019 10:23 pm

Noida (UP): The Aam Aadmi Party Sunday announced nominating Shweta Sharma for the Lok Sabha election from Gautam Buddh Nagar, where she will be pitted against BJP leader Mahesh Sharma, among others. Shweta Sharma is a professor with an MBA in Human Resources, an M.Phil, UGC-NET and pursuing PhD, the AAP said. “She is working […]

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Clash between two groups over DJ music

Clash between two groups over DJ music

March 24, 2019 10:19 pm

Jaipur: Two groups clashed in Rajasthan’s Jaipur district on Sunday after members of a community objected to the music being played during a march by a local outfit, police said. The incident occurred in Chomu town — 32 km north of Jaipur — when nearly 200 members of the Hindu Navjagran Sena were marching through […]

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Indian shuttlers are dangerous opponents Axelsen

Indian shuttlers are dangerous opponents: Axelsen

March 24, 2019 9:33 pm

New Delhi: Aiming to secure his second title at the India Open here, former world champion Viktor Axelsen Sunday praised the current crop of Indian shuttlers, describing them as highly competitive and dangerous. The former world no 1 from Denmark, who won a silver at the All England Championship this month, starts firm favourite to […]

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Priyanka doesn't know meaning of 'chowkidar': Uma Bharti

Priyanka doesn’t know meaning of ‘chowkidar’: Uma Bharti

March 24, 2019 9:27 pm

Muzaffarnagar (UP): Newly-appointed BJP vice-president Uma Bharti on Sunday hit out Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for the latter’s remarks that ‘chowkidars’ (watchmen) of the saffron party were working only for the rich people. Bharti said Vadra did not know the meaning of ‘chowkidar’, saying that watchmen work in villages for the security of the […]

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Fire breaks out at AIIMS Trauma Centre

Fire breaks out at AIIMS Trauma Centre

March 24, 2019 9:25 pm

New Delhi: A fire broke out on the ground floor of the AIIMS Trauma Centre here on Sunday near one of the operation theatres, the Delhi Fire Service said. A call was received at 6.13 pm about the incident, following which 12 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, Chief Fire officer Atul Garg said. […]

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