Nepal PM Dahal's swearing in today

Kathmandu, Aug. 4 (ANI): Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Chairperson (CPN-MC) Pushpa Kamal Dahal will today be sworn into office as the 39th Prime Minister of Nepal, a day after he was elected for the top post.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Govt. must soon implement the 'by chance' GST bill: Congress

New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Amendment Bill passed in the Rajya Sabha yesterday, Leader of Opposition K. Rehman Khan, said on Thursday that the bill which has been passed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government 'by chance' must be implemented soon.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Meghalaya village promotes itself as eco-friendly destination to attract tourists

Shillong (Meghalaya), Aug.4 (ANI): Tucked away in the lap of nature and accompanied by the beautiful landscapes, rugged terrains and a dense forest, Aminda Rangsa, a village located about 25 km from Tura, is a perfect getaway for tourists.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Soringchon Zimik, a rising Tangkhul Theatre artist from Manipur

Imphal (Manipur), Aug.4 (ANI): In an endeavor to preserve the rich theatre tradition of Manipur, theatrical societies have taken up the challenge to revive theatre. Manipur's first Tangkhul Naga theatre artiste Soringchon Zimik is once such individual who has won many hearts with her exhilarating performances.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Flood situation in Assam terrible, says minister

Guwahati, Aug.4 (ANI): Floods have wreaked havoc in various northeastern states, especially in Assam, crippling normal life and causing massive damage to infrastructure, including roads and bridges, and affecting wildlife. Many districts and villages have been submerged due to incessant rain in the region. Left with no other option, the people have taken shelter in nearly 600 relief camps.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Indian Railways gears up for expansion plans in northeast

Agartala (Tripura), Imphal (Manipur)/Dimapur (Nagaland) Aug.4 (ANI): Indian Railways has announced mega expansion plans to improve connectivity and infrastructure in other northeastern states apart from Tripura. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu recently launched two different projects in Manipur and Nagaland.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

India will now enjoy easy taxation courtesy GST: Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the rolling out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill will increase opportunities for ease of doing business in India as the tax rates are likely to come down.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

'Tripura Sundari Express' to make travelling easier from Agartala to Delhi

Agartala, Aug.4 (ANI): Tripura's capital Agartala has now reserved a place on India's broad gauge map with the much waited Agartala- Delhi broad gauge passenger rail service recently inaugurated by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu in the presence of his Bangladesh counterpart Mohammad Mujibul Haque.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New lung cancer find paves way for better therapies

Washington D.C, Aug 4 (ANI): A team of researchers has successfully inhibited tumour growth in a new subtype of lung cancer.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Pak calls on SAARC nations to do 'reality check'

Islamabad, Aug 4 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday called on the SAARC nations to do a reality check of what they have achieved so far, adding it is time to seize the moment and overcome the challenges.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

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