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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will raise the issue of allowing access to Indian pilgrims to the Sikh holy shrine of Kartarpur Saheb during her meeting with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in New York, officials said.

Govt will continue to take tough decisions, says PM Sep 20 2018 | 24 mins ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday that his government will continue to take tough decisions and expressed hope that the size of the Indian economy will double to USD 5 trillion in the next five-seven years.

WB govt encourages youth to participate in sports: Mamata Sep 20 2018 | 26 mins ago

On International Day of University Sport, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that her government has always encouraged the youth to participate in sports.

Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in J&K's Bandipora Sep 20 2018 | 30 mins ago

An encounter broke out between the security forces and militants in the forest area of Bandipora district, Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, police said.

Lok Sabha Speaker visits Parrikar at AIIMS Sep 20 2018 | 43 mins ago

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan visited ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Ballistic missile test-fired from ITR at Chandipur Sep 20 2018 | 1 hrs ago

An indigenously developed surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile was test-fired from the Odisha coast Thursday amid heavy rains, official sources said.

Odisha Assembly monsoon session adjourned sine-die Sep 20 2018 | 1 hrs ago

The monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly was adjourned sine-die Thursday after adopting a privilege motion against one Abhijit Iyre Mitra who allegedly made derogatory remarks on the Sun Temple in Konark.

Kohli, Mirabai named for Khel Ratna Sep 20 2018 | 1 hrs ago

The Sports Ministry approved the names of Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and ace weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for the country's highest sporting honour – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

PM to inaugurate fertiliser plant, airport in Odisha Sep 20 2018 | 1 hrs ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to launch a slew of projects including a fertiliser plant at Talcher and inauguration of Jharsuguda Airport in Odisha on Saturday, officials said.