PM calls up Kumaraswamy, assures all help

Bengaluru , May 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called up Karnataka's newly swron-in Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and assured him of having good relationship with him on the state's development issues, an official statement said.

Sports academies to coach students in 85 Delhi school grounds

New Delhi , May 23

Eighty-five Delhi government school playgrounds have been allotted for free to private sports academies, clubs and individuals, to hold free sports training sessions for the students of government schools, an official said on Wednesday.

Haryana sets up ministerial committee as sanitation strike continues

Chandigarh , May 23

With the strike by Safai karamcharis (municipal sanitation staff) in the state going into the 15th day and heaps of garbage piled up across towns and cities, the Haryana government on Wednesday set up a committee to hold meetings with leaders of the protestors and work out on agreement on their demands.

NYT scribe recounts being trolled with hatred for slaughter house story

New Delhi , May 23

A senior New York Times journalist on Wednesday said he had to face anger and hatred and was called "Hinduphobic" and "racist" after he did a story on how closure of slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh may have been the reason for dogs attacks humans in the state.