Sun, Dec 4, 2016 | updated 09:21 AM IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) chastised the controversial statement made by former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah where he has given a clean chit to Pakistan over the turmoil in the Valley, saying his statements provided oxygen to Islamabad, which sketching an escape route for them amidst the tensions.
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New Delhi [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will jointly inaugurate the sixth Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference in Amritsar today.

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Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): In order to give a boost to eco-tourism in Uttar Pradesh and to declare it a prominent bird watching destination, Chambal Safari in the Bah tehsil of Agra district is holding the world's largest bird festival. The festival began on December 2 and will end today.

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Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): A 30-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl while standing in a queue outside a bank ATM kiosk in Uttar Pradesh Kanpur's district.

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Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): India's former Ambassador to Afghanistan Gautam Mukhopadhyay has said that one of the key takeaways for New Delhi from the Heart of Asia Conference would be unbridled market access to Central Asian and Afghanistan markets, and added that the conference will give a boost to regional cooperation between participating nations.

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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has said should stop delivering speeches on corruption and black money, and in instead offer solutions to end the inconvenience caused to the general public by demonetisation

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Amritsar [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The two countries are likely to finalise broad contours of a bilateral air cargo service pact to boost trade.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): Asserting that it was a positive development that Islamabad had not pulled out of the Heart of Asia conference despite the recent spree of cross-border attacks, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Sunday expressed hope to see some ice breaking between the hostile neighbours at the conference.

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Kolkata [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): Backing West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi who cautioned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee against making allegations on the army, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said that while the Centre has been making efforts not use the army as a political instrument, Mamata has been politicising the issue for her own cause.

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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec. 4(ANI): The sowing process of tulip bulbs is in full swing at the Tulip Garden of Kashmir, one of the most famous in Asia.

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Agartala (Tripura) [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): United States Ambassador to India Richard Verma has expressed confidence in the U.S.-India relationship which he feels will gain much more significance under the incoming Trump administration.

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Mumbai [India], Dec.4 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi has rejected former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah contention that Pakistan can't be blamed for the unrest in the Kashmir Valley, saying that state sponsored terrorism in the region has to be laid at Islamabad's doorstep.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has agreed with former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah view that Pakistan can't be blamed for the unrest in the Kashmir Valley, saying that people like him need to be listened to with bit more understanding.

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New York [USA], Dec. 4 (ANI): Muhammad Dakhlalla aka Mo is at the start of an eight-year prison sentence for trying to join and help the Islamic State (ISIS), which he says was because he was deeply in love with a girl.

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Now, know when your best time to marry is
Updated: Dec 04, 2016 08:17 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec.4 (ANI): One of the most important decisions in life is marriage, but many are hesitant as they are swamped by social and parental pressure. Keeping that in mind, matrimonial website Bharat Matrinony.com has come out with a special survey to clear your doubts so that you can make a wise decision.

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Old Goa (Goa) [India], Dec.4 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees on Saturday attended the feast mass of Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) in Goa state to commemorate his 466th death anniversary.

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Kanpur e-rickshaw pullers embrace 'Paytm karo'!
Updated: Dec 04, 2016 08:14 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): It cannot be denied that demonetisation has affected the day-to-day life of every other person. Be it tea seller or vegetable vendor, everyone is finding it difficult to carry out basic transaction after the government imposed a ban on Rs.500 and Rs. 1,000 notes.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): Iranian Foreign Minister Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his country's willingness to mediate between India and Pakistan, if both countries wanted Iran to play a role.

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Amritsar [Punjab], Dec. 3 (ANI): Afghanistan Economics Minister Abdul Sattar Murad, who is attending the Heart of Asia Conference, said today that the expectation from this conference is to workout multi dimensional cooperation between the participating countries.

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PM Modi serves 'langar' at Golden Temple
Updated: Dec 03, 2016 21:16 IST

Amritsar [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here on Saturday evening to inaugurate the 'Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process' conference, visited the Golden Temple and also served 'langar' to the devotees.

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New Delhi [India], Dec.3 (ANI): In a dramatic turn of events, Gujarat real estate businessman Mahesh Shah who went missing after declaring Rs. 13,860 crore under the Centre's Income Disclosure Scheme (IDS), was detained today by the Income Tax department.

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New Delhi[India], Dec. 3(ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday issued summons to meat exporter Moin Qureshi's wife Nasreen to join probe in connection with Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) case against her husband..

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Itanagar [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): An Assam Rifles convoy was ambushed today in Khonsa, Arunachal Pradesh, in which an Army personnel lost his life and nine soldiers were injured.

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New Delhi [India], Dec 3 (ANI): Ghana's Subah Infosolutions once again gained international recognition by bagging Europe Business Assembly (EBA) award in France as 'The Best Enterprise and Most Promising IT Company of the year in Africa,' thanks to Birendra Sasmal, the CEO of the company.

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New Delhi[India], Dec. 3(ANI): Making a push for digital payment post demonetisation, at petrol pumps across the country, Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday asserted that for making digital payments, a person does not require education.

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New Delhi [India], Dec.3 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the GST Council has arrived at a consensus on most issues pertaining to the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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Baramullah (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday criticised the Centre for failing to take concrete measures to curb the unrest in Kashmir post the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani and said that it would be a "grave mistake" to always blame Pakistan and turning a blind eye to internal issues.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): Launching a scathing attack on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP government, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Saturday said demonetisation is nothing but political propaganda and the Centre trying to earn brownie points from it.

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Kolkata [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday asserted that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was not against demonetisation but only in the way it was implemented, adding that he firmly disagreed with all notions that sh

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): With Amicus Curiae Sanjay Hegde, questioning the evidence produced by the prosecution in the Nirbhaya gang rape case, the Supreme Court will continue hearing of the case on Monday.

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Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec.3 (ANI): In a veiled attack on opposition parties, especially the Congress, which has been vocal against the government for forcing people to stand in queues post the demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that earlier people were rotting away in queues because of the people who ruled for 60 years, but his decision has created a queue enough to end all other queues in the country.

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