India

Goa may scrap music festivals in peak season

Dilip Parulekar

The Goa government is considering not to permit crowd-pulling dance music festivals in the state between December 15 and January 15, the peak tourist season, state tourism minister Dilip Parulekar sai

NSCN: Nagas can be happy about pact with Centre

The National Social Council of Nagaland said on Wednesday that Nagas have every reason to be content as the government of India, in its framework agreement, has recognised the legitimated and sovereig

Vyapam scam: CBI to quiz ex-minister

Laxmikant Sharma

The CBI has decided to tighten the net around former Madhya Pradesh education minister Laxmikant Sharma, with the agency planning to examine him again as part of its investigations into the multi-cror

Concerned Cabinet secretary calls meeting on dengue

Concerned about the rise in dengue and chickungunya cases, the Cabinet secretary will take stock of the situation, review preparedness and also decide on the future course of action with a committee o

Railways to host meet on high-speed trains in Delhi

In a bid to explore various options to enhance the speed of trains, the railways would be hosting an international conference in the national capital.

42.72 per cent Muslims in India illiterate, Jains most literate

Muslims have the highest number of illiterates at nearly 43 per cent, while Jains have the highest number of literates among India’s religious communities as over 86 per cent of them are educated.

After over a decade of deliberations, India and the United States earlier this week finally signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMoA) in Washington DC.

With Rajnath Singh visiting the Valley to interact with key constituents of the populace and Prime Minister Narendra Modi talking of a permanent solution within the four walls of the Constitution, New