Congress leader Moily condemns Shah’s Hindi pitch

Hitting out at Amit Shah for pitching Hindi as a common language, senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily today said the Home Minister’s statement was against India’s federal structure and that he should withdraw his remarks for the unity of the country. Continue Reading

Kerala to host homestay & rural tourism meet

About 300 homestay providers from 12 states and 600 tour operators, travel agents and agencies are expected to take part in the third edition of the Homestays and Rural Tourism Travel meet to be held in Kochi from 27 September. Continue Reading

Ayodhya case: SC sets deadline, says arguments must be finished by 18 Oct

The Supreme Court today set a deadline for all parties to complete their final arguments in the Ayodhya land dispute case. The court has asked all stakeholders to finish the arguments by 18 October. Continue Reading

At 17.5 million, Indian diaspora largest in the world: UN report

India was the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019 with a 17.5 million strong diaspora, according to new estimates released by the United Nations, which said the number of migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million. Continue Reading

Pakistan condemns Jaishankar’s statement on PoK

Pakistan on Tuesday called on the international community to take “serious cognizance” of India’s aggressive posturing about taking physical jurisdiction’ of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, saying such “irresponsible and belligerent” statements from New Delhi have the potential to further escalate tensions and seriously jeopardise peace and security in the region. Continue Reading

ISRO thanks all Indians for support after it lost contact with Moon lander

ISRO on Tuesday thanked Indians in the country and abroad for the support it received after the space agency lost contact with the lander of the country’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, minutes before touchdown on the lunar surface on 7 September Continue Reading