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Passenger plane with 104 on board crashes in Cuba

It was not immediately known if there were any casualties on the plane, which was destined for Holguin and operated by national airline Cubana, state-run TV reported. “It crashed between the locality of Boyeros and the village of Santiago de La Vegas,” state-run TV said in its midday news broadcast, referring ... Read More »

Crucial floor test at 4pm in Karnataka assembly today

In the May 12th polls, BJP emerged as the single largest party with 104 members, while Congress secured 78, the JDS 37 and others three. Hardly 24 hours after a daybreak hearing that saw the Supreme Court allow BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to be sworn in as Karnataka Chief Minister, ... Read More »

Monsoon to reach Kerala by 29 May

The monsoon, the lifeblood of the country’s $2 trillion economy, delivers nearly 70% of rains that India needs to water farms and recharge reservoirs and aquifers. Nearly half of India’s farmland, without any irrigation cover, depends on annual June-September rains to grow a number of crops. Read More »

Centre upgrades road network in J&K

Despite the rugged and mountainous terrain the work on four-laning of Jammu-Srinagar national highway is in full swing. Men and machines are working day and night to complete this project by 2021. From Jammu to Udhampur, this section is complete and giving a better ride to the commuters. Last year,with ... Read More »

PM Modi to lay foundation of Zojila Tunnel

The Prime Minister also has a packed program in Jammu, which includes being the chief guest at the convocation of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences. The Prime Minister will lay foundation stones, and inaugurate several infrasture projects. Details in this report. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Srinagar, ... Read More »

SC orders floor test in Karnataka tomorrow at 4pm

In the May 12th polls, BJP emerged as the single largest party with 104 members, while Congress secured 78, the JDS 37 and others three. Hardly 24 hours after a daybreak hearing that saw the Supreme Court allow BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to be sworn in as Karnataka Chief Minister, ... Read More »

Ex-speaker ends hunger strike after CM invites for mediation talk

 ‘Juniors tear posters, oppose decision’ Udaipur : In a dramatic turn of events, after an hour long discussion with the agitating lawyers, Minister for Urban Development and Housing Srichand Kriplani succeeded to convince former speaker of state legislative assembly Shantilal Chaplot to end his hunger strike in the wee hours of ... Read More »

Shivangi Pathak becomes youngest Indian woman to scale Mount Everest

Managing Director of Seven Summit Treks, Mingma Sherpa told DD News Kathmandu correspondent that 16-year-old Shivangi successfully stood atop world’s highest mountain on Thursday morning. Born in Hisar of Haryana Shivangi climbed Mt Everest to spread the message that women could overcome any obstacle to achieve their goals. She was inspired by Arunima ... Read More »