New Parliament Building: PM Modi makes surprise visit to new parliament building, inspects various works

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to the new parliament building here on Thursday evening and inspected various works as well as interacted with construction workers, sources said. Prime Minister Modi spent more than an hour inside the building. Accompanied by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Modi had a look at the facilities … Read more

HIV-positive Adults, Children Face Stigma in Pakistan

More and more children are found to be HIV-positive in northwest Pakistan. Officials attribute the trend to mandatory pre-surgery testing and growing public awareness.Ajmal Khan and Kulsoom Bibi (names changed at their request to protect their privacy) have been living as outcasts in the northwestern Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa since testing positive for HIV … Read more

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Delhi Sees Heavy Rains, Thunderstorms For Second Straight Day

The minimum temperature settled at 17.8 degrees Celsius New Delhi: Thunderstorms with heavy rains lashed parts of Delhi including Patel Nagar, Rajiv Chowk, Safdarjung and Lodhi Road on Thursday. President House, India Gate, Delhi Cantonment and Budha Jayanti Park also received rains, according to the weather department. Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would … Read more

Supreme Court Asks Maharashtra To File Request For CBI Probe

Supreme Court Asks Maharashtra To File Request For CBI Probe In Palghar Mob-Killing

The bench has posted the pleas for further hearing on April 10. New Delhi: The Supreme Court has told the Maharashtra government why it should order for a CBI probe into the alleged lynching of three persons in Palghar in 2020 when the state has no objection to such an investigation. The court asked the … Read more

ram navami: Gujarat: Stones pelted at Ram Navami procession in Vadodara; situation under control now – The Economic Times Video

The Economic Times

Stones were hurled at a Ram Navami procession in Fatehpura area of Gujarat’s Vadodara city on Thursday, police said. While some vehicles got damaged, no one was injured in the incident and the procession passed along its planned route under police protection, said Deputy Commissioner of Police, Yashpal Jaganiya. Jaganiya and other senior police officials … Read more

Japanese High-tech Toilet Company Eyes Europe

More Europeans could soon enjoy heated toilets complete with a water jet — something the Japanese take for granted. DW takes a closer look at toilet manufacturer Toto’s expansionist plans for production in Europe.Later this year, Eric Fior and his Japanese partner will visit France for the first time in more than three years. Also … Read more

akal takht jathedar: 348 people held during Amritpal crackdown freed, Punjab govt tells Akal Takht

The Punjab government has informed the Akal Takht that 348 of the 360 people taken into preventive custody during a police crackdown against radical preacher Amritpal Singh have now been freed. The Akal Takht Jathedar’s personal secretary Jaspal Singh on Thursday said a message was received from the state government that the rest would also … Read more

H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act Introduced in US Senate To Reduce Fraud and Abuse in Immigration System

Washington, March 30: US Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Senator Chuck Grassley, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation to reform and close loopholes in the H-1B and L-1 visa programs. The H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act will reduce fraud and abuse in the … Read more

Wall Street Journal Reporter Evan Gershkovich Detained in Russia’s Yekaterinburg on Spying Allegations

Russian authorities said Thursday they have detained a US journalist associated with The Wall Street Journal on spying charges. Evan Gershkovich, a WSJ reporter, was arrested in Yekaterinburg on suspicion of “espionage in the interests of the American government,” the Federal Security Service (FSB) said in a statement. Russia: Ex-reporter Jailed for 22 Years on … Read more

Elon Musk Pips Former US President Barack Obama To Become Most-Followed Person on Twitter

New Delhi, March 30: The Twitter acquisition has helped its CEO Elon Musk become the world’s most followed person on the platform, as the Chief Twit on Thursday dethroned former US President Barack Obama as the most followed person on Twitter. The billionaire who bought Twitter for $44 billion last year now has 133,068,709 followers, … Read more

Pinarayi Vijayan Writes To PM

“These fares are unaffordable to many, particularly migrant workers,” read the letter. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating that millions of workers are forced to pay exorbitant prices for air tickets, sometimes to the tune of several months of their meagre savings, from Gulf countries to Kerala, … Read more