Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing “strong protest” over the registering of an FIR against 49 eminent citizens who had raised concerns about the rising mob lynching cases.
The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has directed engineering colleges and technical institutions to allow student entrepreneurs to sit for examination even if their attendance is short.
Steve Smith and David Warner completed their return from the wilderness Tuesday when Australia recalled them to a 14-man Twenty20 squad to play Sri Lanka and Pakistan with a firm eye on next year’s World Cup.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will be on a visit to Comoros and Sierra Leone from 10-14 October during which he will hold talks with the top leadership of those countries to give a new momentum to bilateral ties as part of India’s Africa outreach policy.
Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman has lavished praise on Mayank Agarwal, saying the biggest strengths of the 28-year-old are his mental toughness and stability and he plays fearlessly just like his favourite Virender Sehwag .