Punjab CM hails honour to Army Major Gogoi

Chandigarh , May 23

After supporting Army Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi for tying a man on a jeep bonnet in Kashmir to "avoid civilian casualties", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday welcomed the Army decision to honour the officer.

Modi pushes for Asia-Africa growth corridor with Japan

Gandhinagar , May 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pushed for an Asia-Africa Growth Corridor which involves India and Japan and said research institutions of the two countries have come up with a vision document to explore joint initiatives in skills, health, infrastructure, manufacturing and connectivity in Africa.

Three soldiers of Nepal origin to be cremated in Himachal

Shimla , May 23

Three Indian Army soldiers of Nepal origin, who were killed in a gunbattle with militants in Jammu and Kashmir, will be cremated in an army cantonment in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, officials said on Tuesday.

AISA members accuses ABVP of assault on DU campus

New Delhi , May 23

Three students associated with All India Students Association (AISA) on Tuesday accused members of the rival Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) of attacking them during the 'Open Day' in Delhi University.

Kvitova ready for Wimbledon, but undecided on French Open

Prague , May 23

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova, who sustained serious injuries to her racket-holding left hand in a knife attack in December, is ready to play at Wimbledon but will make a last-minute decision on whether to participate in the French Open, according to her spokesman Karel Tejkal on Tuesday.