India's independent bodies reflect success of democracy: Prez

India has "ferociously independent" constitutional and statutory bodies which reflect the country's success in parliamentary democracy, President Pranab Mukherjee today said.

PM Modi to inaugurate first Gandhian studies centre in China

Beijingछ The first centre for Gandhian studies in China will be inaugurated at Shanghai's Fudan University next week by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will also announce the setting up of a Yoga College in the country during his three-day visit.

Extend employee's joining date till ward's exams: CAT to ICCR

 The Central Administrative Tribunal has directed ICCR to extend the date of joining of a transferred employee till the completion of his daughter's board examination, saying his absence at home might have "deep psychological impact" on her and may even spoil her career.

Azad-Heptulla 'morphed' photo: CBI seeks more time to file status report

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday sought more time from the Delhi High Court to submit its status report on a plea seeking a probe into alleged morphing of a photo of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and Najma Heptulla in a book published on the country's first Education Minister.

Urgently review Uttarakhand`s environment policy: Karan Singh

Talking of the "extensive deforestation" in the Himalayas, Rajya Sabha member Karan Singh said Friday that a review of Uttarakhand`s environment policy was immediately needed.

Ghalib’s haveli to display rare personal belongings of poet

The event will also feature a documentary film `Yadgar-E-Ghalib`, written and directed by kathak maestro Uma Sharma.

CAG pulls up ICCR for irregular expenditure

The CAG has pulled up ICCR for incurring an irregular expenditure in publication of its journal.