VP Venkaiah Naidu visits NMIC in Mumbai: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao visited National Museum of Indian cinema in Mumbai on Friday.
SC refuses to interfere with EC’s order banning release of biopic on PM Modi until May 19: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the Election Commission’s order banning release of the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi until May 19.
PM Modi addresses two rallies in Madhya Pradesh, one in Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held two rallies in Madhya Pradesh, while he addressed another rally in Mumbai. Other BJP leaders too campaigned in various parts of the country. Uttar Pradesh Chief MInister Yogi Adityanath addressed a public meeting Kushinagar. Other BJP leaders filed their nominations papers.
Many prominent leaders file nomination papers: Many prominent leaders file nomination papers on Friday.
Singer Daler Mehndi joins Bharatiya Janata Party: Famous Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at its Delhi office in the presence of Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and Union minister Vijay Goel.
Tamil Nadu on ‘red alert’ over fears of Cyclone Fani: The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a ‘red alert’ in Tamil Nadu for April 30 and May 1.
IT searches continue in Jammu and Kashmir: Income Tax Department conducted search and seizure operations at 5 locations in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday.
Senior Congress leader Vikhe-Patil quits as Maharashtra’s LoP: In a significant development, leader of the opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil has resigned from the post.
PM Modi files his nomination from Varanasi; urges voters to strengthen democracy: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday filed his nomination papers for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat, accompanied by a galaxy of top BJP and NDA leaders in a massive show of strength for the country’s ruling alliance. Interestingly, PM Modi exhorted voters to not fall into the trap of those who say he has already won the election so it is ok to not vote anymore. Here’s more…
Sri Lankan PM apologizes over failure to protect victims on Easter: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe on Friday took collective responsibility and apologized for failure to protect victims of Sunday attacks which killed 253 people including 40 foreigners.
Huge crowds demanding civilian rule sit-in outside Sudan’s defense ministry: A huge crowd massed outside Sudan’s Defence Ministry on Thursday to demand civilian rule, challenging the Transitional Military Council that removed President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month to cede power.
Peace in Korean peninsula will be determined by US attitude: Kim Jong Un: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said during his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin that peace and security on the Korean peninsula depend entirely on the future U.S. attitude
Ottawa declares state of emergency as waters swell: Rising waters were prompting further evacuations in central Canada on Thursday, with the mayor of the country’s capital, Ottawa, declaring a state of emergency.
Sri Lankan Defence Secretary resigns following suicide bombings: Sri Lankan Defence Secretary has resigned amidst continuing security threats in the country following Sunday’s attacks even as the death toll has been revised to 253, including 40 foreigners.
WhatsApp Pay being tested in India: Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook is betting big on the growth of digital payments in India and is in the process of a full-fledged launch of WhatsApp Pay soon.
In bit to create awareness on illegal trade, Customs puts up standees of wild animals at IGI:In order to create awareness about illegal wildlife trade, the customs department and WWF-India have installed life-sized standees of animals like snow leopard, pangolins, greater one-horned rhino and Asian elephant at the Delhi international airport.
Sensex jumps over 150 points in opening trade: Equity benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 150 points in early trade Friday led by banking stocks amid unabated foreign fund inflow.
VP Venkaiah Naidu visits NMIC in Mumbai:Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao visited National Museum of Indian cinema in Mumbai on Friday.
NASA to conduct aseroid impact ‘mock drill’:NASA, along with its international partners, is set to conduct a mock exercise that will play out a realistic — but fictional — scenario for an asteroid on an impact trajectory with Earth.
People with happy spouses may live longer: Study:Having a happy spouse not only leads to a longer marriage, but may also be key to a longer life, a study claims.
Antibiotic use may up heart attack, stroke risk in women: Study:Women who take antibiotics over a long period of time are at increased risk of heart attack or stroke, a study claims.
Flourescent nanodots may help detect cancer: IIT scientists:Scientists from IIT Mandi have found light-emiting carbon nanodots can help detect cancer cells in the body, paving the way for easier diagnoses of the deadly disease.
North Mexican zoo welcomes precious Bengal tiger cubs:A zoo in northern Mexico unveiled three cubs of the rare white Bengal tiger on Thursday, following their birth on March 26.