The celebrated court of Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, came alive to 'kathak' moves and dulcet tunes of 'thumri' as the audience at a show for promoting cancer awareness were transported back to an evening of enchantment in 19th century Lucknow.
A large and famous private school in Asanol in Bengal was vandalised last night. About 30 to 40 armed men damaged eight school buses belonging to a branch of the Delhi Public School, about a four-hour drive from the state capital of Kolkata.
The liquor prohibition in Chandrapur would be strictly implemented as all liquor licences, including those issued by the government for personal consumption, will stand cancelled, said District Collector Deepak Mhaisekar said.
Seeking to spread the message of energy conservation, on Saturday, Delhiites will join a billion people in over 6,000 cities across the globe to observe the Earth Hour by switching off their electrical appliances between 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm.
The negotiations to end the infighting in the Aam Aadmi Party ended in bitter acrimony on Thursday as the party headed for a showdown at Saturday's National Council meeting. While AAP concluded the negotiations failed and decided to vote on the fate of dissenters Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, allegations and counter-allegations went on till late in the night.
Yet another round of talks to bridge the growing rift in the Aam Aadmi Party failed today, sources told NDTV. The fate of dissenting founder members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan will be decided through a vote in the National Council Meeting on Saturday.