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Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayram storms to the pre-quarterfinals of Malaysia Masters

Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Ajay Jayaram on Wednesday registered a comprehensive win against their opponents and stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the season-opening Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold in Sarawak. Top seed Saina faced no difficulty in thrashing her Thai opponent Chasinee Korepap in women singles. Saina brushed aside Indonesia's Hanna Ramadini 21-17 21-12 in a 42-minute contest. The world no. 10 Saina will next face Indonesia’s Hanna Ramadin...

Controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s 78 bank accounts under scanner: NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday said that controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) has an investment worth Rs. 100 crore in real estate business and his 78 bank accounts are under the scanner. Home Ministry last year banned IRF for five years under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). The NIA had filed cases against Naik under the UAPA for allegedly promoting enmity between groups on religious and racial grounds, and raided over a dozen offices,..

Bravo! Consumers, merchants win prizes worth Rs. 61 crores at #Digi Dhan Mela

More than 3.81 lakh consumers and 21,000 merchants have been declared the winners of prize money worth Rs.60.90 crore at 24 Digi-Dhan Melas across the country. The prize money worth Rs. 60.90 crore to over 3.81 lakh winners of NITI Aayogs’s lucky draw schemes ‘Lucky Grahak Yojana, LGY’ for consumers and ‘Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana, DVY’ for merchants has been declared at 24 Digi-Dhan Melas across the country – daily as well as weekly. ..

Five Mumbai Railway stations to get a modern makeover soon

Indian Railways always have contributed to the economic development and also represented India and global level. Currently Indian Railways is one of the developing sectors where people are availing n number of facilities with new technologies. Railway Ministry has come up with a decision to modernize 5 railways stations of Mumbai which will change the total outlook...

20,000 youths to be deployed as ‘Swachhta Doots’; to spread the message of keeping Ganga river clean

At least 20,000 youths in Ganga basin states will be trained and deployed as ‘Swachhta Doots’ in about 2,336 villages along the river to spread the message of keeping the river clean among the local dwellers and visitors.The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved a Rs 10-crore project for training and deployment of the 20,000 youngsters for the purpose, Union Water Resources Ministry said...

Australian Open: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna with their partner advances to second round

India’s tennis star Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna, with their team-mates, registered a comprehensive win over their opponents on Wednesday and stormed to the second round of Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the season.Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova, the fourth seeds, defeated Jocelyn Rae and Anna Smith of the United Kingdom 6-3, 6-1 while Bopanna and his new partner Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay recorded a 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory over the Brazilian/Argentinian pair of Thomaz Bellucci ..