• Mon, Jul 22, 2019
  • Relieved after getting a one- year extension on her residence permit, Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has expressed hope that the government will consider giving her either a longer permit or a...
    I'm daughter of this soil, hope to get permanent or longer resident permit: Taslima
    India is my home. It would have been better if I did not need to worry every year. There is also the option of issuing residence permit for five or 10 years. I requested former home minister Rajnath Singh ji for this in 2014 as I want to live in India for rest of my life, she told PTI in an interview.Nasreen's residence permit was extended for one year by the Home Ministry on Sunday. She is a citizen of Sweden and has been getting residence permit on a continuous basis since 2004.The 56-year-old writer was last week given a three-month residence permit following which she took to Twitter to request Home Minister Amit Shah to extend it for one year. I am called a foreigner but I feel like the daughter of this soil. I hope the government will reconsider giving me a permanent or a longer resident permit. I have passed 25 years in exile,...
  • 8 children die in vehicle collision in UP, 15 injured 8 children die in vehicle collision in UP, 15 injured

    Nine persons, including eight children, were killed and 15 others were injured when a pickup van collided with a mini truck in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district, police said Monday.

  • Cong congratulates ISRO for Chandrayaan launch, says 'good time' to remember Nehru for funding space research Cong congratulates ISRO for Chandrayaan launch, says 'good time' to remember Nehru for funding space research

    The Congress on Monday congratulated ISRO for the successful launch of its lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, and sought to take credit for India's advancement in space research by highlighting steps taken...

  • After Chandrayaan-2, ISRO plans mission for Sun next year After Chandrayaan-2, ISRO plans mission for Sun next year

    After Chandrayaan-2, the ISRO has planned launch of its solar mission, Aditya-L1, in the first half of 2020 to study the Sun's corona, according to the space agency.

  • Indian embassy in Tehran working for early release of Indians on seized tanker: Jaishankar Indian embassy in Tehran working for early release of Indians on seized tanker: Jaishankar

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday said the Indian embassy in Tehran is in constant contact with the Iranian authorities for the release and repatriation of 18 Indian crew members on...

  • 100 feared trapped as fire engulfs MTNL building 100 feared trapped as fire engulfs MTNL building

    Updated On: Jul, 22, 201905:24 PM

    Around 100 people are feared trapped after a massive fire engulfed the Mahanagar Telephone Nagar Ltd. (MTNL) Bandra building here on Monday afternoon, an official said.

  • Chandrayaan-2 illustrates India's determination to scale new frontiers of science: PM Chandrayaan-2 illustrates India's determination to scale new frontiers of science: PM

    The launch of Chandrayaan-2 illustrates the prowess of Indian scientists and the determination of 130 crore countrymen to scale new frontiers of science, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

  • Chandrayaan-2 launch: Spacecraft successfully placed in orbit Chandrayaan-2 launch: Spacecraft successfully placed in orbit

    Updated On: Jul, 22, 201904:45 PM

    Aiming to take a billion dreams to the moon , India on Monday successfully launched its second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 on-board its powerful rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 from the spaceport in Sriharikota...

  • After 50 days, Modi 2.0 pats itself on the back After 50 days, Modi 2.0 pats itself on the back

    Javadekar added that in the course of next five years, Rs 100 lakh crore will be invested towards development of infrastructure.

  • Resign and go home, BJP tells Kumaraswamy Resign and go home, BJP tells Kumaraswamy

    The BJP said Kumaraswamy himself moved the confidence motion but the trust process was still prolonging.