Registrations for the 12th Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) were declared open here on Tuesday with the organisers expecting around 34,000 running enthusiasts to participate across various events on November 20.
Former Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla, who had written a biography of Mother Teresa soon after she was conferred the Noble Peace Prize and the Bharat Ratna, on Tuesday said that he had anticipated the nun's canonization long back as the sacrifices she made for the poor were exemplary.
After furore over death of a 12-year-old boy for want of treatment in Kanpur as visuals of his desperate father carrying him on his shoulders surfaced on the social media, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav late on Tuesday suspended the district's chief medical superintendent.
In a novel reach-out endeavour of the government, the Central Reserve Police Force has been roped in to extend benefits of skill development programmes to the people staying in violence-hit areas of the country.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday will pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the acquisition of land in West Bengal's Singur for Tata Motors for its ambitious Nano small car project.
The Union government on Tuesday appointed Sanjay Roy, Director (Media) in the Home Ministry's Jammu and Kashmir Division as the nodal officer for grievances relating to Jammu and Kashmir's people.
India would appeal against any verdict to protect itself from damages in the legal battle its space agency's commercial arm Antrix Corporation is locked in with satellite firm Devas Multimedia Services Ltd, said a top official on Tuesday.
The central trade unions, who have called an all India general strike on September 2, on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of opposing the strike to protect the interests of the BJP-led central government.
The International Design Competition for the national war memorial and museum announced on August 15 will be conducted in two stages, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.
The members of the all-party delegation during their two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, beginning September 4, will be free to meet any leader or individual or groups "including separatists", the government said on Tuesday.