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BR Ambedkar Proposed Sanskrit As "Official National Language": Chief Justice Of India SA Bobde

BR Ambedkar Proposed Sanskrit As "Official National Language": Chief Justice Of India SA Bobde

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Nagpur

Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde today said BR Ambedkar had proposed Sanskrit as the "official national language" of India as he understood the political and social issues well and knew what the people wanted.

'No Hate In My Heart When He Walked Free': Sabrina Lall On Jessica Killer

'No Hate In My Heart When He Walked Free': Sabrina Lall On Jessica Killer

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

Sabrina Lal still remembers that night clearly, even though it was 22 years ago. "At half-past 12 that night, I got a call on my office landline saying, 'Come to the hospital immediately. Shona's hurt'," Sabrina said, recounting the fateful night. "T

Former Soldier Dies Of Covid As Bihar Hospital Preps For Minister's Visit

Former Soldier Dies Of Covid As Bihar Hospital Preps For Minister's Visit

Written by Manish Kumar | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Patna

A retired soldier suffering from Covid died without any treatment at a hospital in Bihar today, as the hospital authorities were busy preparing for the visit of the state health minister Mangal Pandey. Vinod Singh died in the vehicle he was brought t

"Demanded 15 Lakh Vaccine, Received Only 4 Lakh Doses": Punjab Minister

"Demanded 15 Lakh Vaccine, Received Only 4 Lakh Doses": Punjab Minister

ANI | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Chandigarh (Punjab)

Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Tuesday said that the state demanded 15 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses from the Centre but received only 4 lakh doses which are sufficient for vaccination till April 15.

"PM Busy Campaigning, Must Follow <i>Raj Dharma</i>": Congress Attack Over Covid

"PM Busy Campaigning, Must Follow Raj Dharma": Congress Attack Over Covid

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

With COVID-19 infections spreading rapidly in the country, the Congress on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being negligent, careless and callous in tackling the virus and jeopardising the lives of Indians, and asked him to follow "r

NDTV Speaks To Russian Development Investment Fund CEO On Sputnik Vaccine: Full Transcript

NDTV Speaks To Russian Development Investment Fund CEO On Sputnik Vaccine: Full Transcript

NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday April 14, 2021

NDTV speaks to Dr Kirill Dmitriev, the CEO of the Russian Development Investment Fund, who says that the first batch of doses will be delivered to India latest by May.

Making FASTag Mandatory Won't Breach Right To Freedom Of Movement: Centre

Making FASTag Mandatory Won't Breach Right To Freedom Of Movement: Centre

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Mumbai

The Union government has informed the Bombay High Court that making FASTag mandatory for all vehicles running on national highways does not breach a citizen's fundamental right to freedom of movement in any way.

Ramadan 2021: Roza Sehri And Iftar Time In Delhi, Kolkata & Other Cities

Ramadan 2021: Roza Sehri And Iftar Time In Delhi, Kolkata & Other Cities

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Wednesday April 14, 2021

Ramadan time table 2021 in India: The most sacred month for Muslims, Ramadan has started. Muslims across the world do month-long Roza (fast from dawn to dusk) during Ramadan. Here are the Sehri and Iftar timings in few cities

'Well Done Modi <i>Ji</i>... Listening To Sound Advice': Congress On CBSE Exams

'Well Done Modi Ji... Listening To Sound Advice': Congress On CBSE Exams

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Stela Dey | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

After the CBSE Class 12 examinations were postponed and Class 10 exams cancelled, the Congress tweeted a "well done Modi ji" message for the Prime Minister who took the decision today after a meeting with top officials.

Gorkhaland Demand Takes Backseat As Factions Fight For Political Supremacy

Gorkhaland Demand Takes Backseat As Factions Fight For Political Supremacy

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Darjeeling

With the two factions of the GJM one led by Bimal Gurung and the other by his former deputy Binay Tamang fighting for supremacy in the Darjeeling Hills, the imbroglio over Gorkhaland has taken a back seat this election, as key stakeholders pitch for

No Report Submitted To Home Ministry On Mumbai Train Blasts, High Court Told

No Report Submitted To Home Ministry On Mumbai Train Blasts, High Court Told

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

The Intelligence Bureau has told the Delhi High Court that it has not prepared or submitted any report to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on the 2006 Mumbai train blasts.

On Maharashtra's Covid Schemes, Devendra Fadnavis' "Repackaging" Jibe

On Maharashtra's Covid Schemes, Devendra Fadnavis' "Repackaging" Jibe

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday accused the Maha Vikas Aghadi government of repackaging the Centre's ongoing schemes and presenting them as its own measures for people affected by the COVID-19 curbs.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Urges Government To Cancel CBSE Board Exams

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Urges Government To Cancel CBSE Board Exams

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today reiterated her call for cancelling the CBSE exams, saying the Centre must not ignore the voice of the students and call off the exams due to the COVID-19 situation in the country.

"Bengal's Daughter": Mamata Banerjee Visits Grieving Cooch Behar Families After Deadly Firing

"Bengal's Daughter": Mamata Banerjee Visits Grieving Cooch Behar Families After Deadly Firing

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today visited the families of four persons who died in clashes with security forces in Cooch Behar district on Saturday. The incident had sparked some sharp exchanges between the Trinamool and the BJP.

Russia Committed To Agreed Timeline On S-400 Delivery, Says Envoy

Russia Committed To Agreed Timeline On S-400 Delivery, Says Envoy

ANI | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

Delivery of S-400 air defence systems is on track and there is no delay or reluctance on part of Moscow.