Narendra Modi government's 100 days in office

As Narendra Modi government is soon going to complete 100 days in office, here is a brief summary of how his government fared.

In Japan, PM Modi deplores 'expansionist' tendency of some countries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday deplored the "expansionist" tendency among some countries which "encroach" upon seas of others, in oblique comments against China which is having a maritime dispute with Japan.

Not meeting Pakistan Interior Minister Khan in Kathmandu: Rajnath Singh
Not meeting Pakistan Interior Minister Khan in Kathmandu: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Monday, dismissed reports that he will meet his Pakistani counterpart Nisar Ali Khan on the sidelines of SAARC conference in Kathmandu Sep 18.

PM Narendra Modi wants Japanese language teaching in Indian schools

While stressing on building language ties between the two nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday called on Japanese teachers to impart their language skills to Indian learners.

PM's Japan tour: 'Teacher' Narendra Modi visits 136-yr-old Tokyo school
PM's Japan tour: 'Teacher' Narendra Modi visits 136-yr-old Tokyo school

Ahead of significant summit-level talks with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe slated to be held later on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi donned the hat of a school teacher as he began his third day of Japan trip by visiting an ancient 136-year-old school in Tokyo.

North India receives widespread rains

 Widespread rains in north India, including the national capital, today brought the mercury down markedly giving respite to people from the sultry weather prevailing for the last few days.

Japan PM Abe dividing China, India: Chinese daily

Accusing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of "dividing" China and India, a state-run Chinese daily on Sunday said Indo-Japan ties face "huge uncertainty" in view of rise of BRICS and emerging Sino-Indian cooperation.

Peace talks and terrorism cannot go hand in hand: Venkaiah

Maintaining that India wanted good neighbourly relationship, Union Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said Pakistan should stop funding terrorists and cannot expect peace talks when there is continuous firing across the border.

Imam Siddique wishes to direct 'Bhagwan of Bollywood' with Amitabh Bachchan
Imam Siddique wishes to direct 'Bhagwan of Bollywood' with Amitabh Bachchan

After making his acting debut in Bollywood with upcoming film 'Hotel Beautifool', casting director Imam Siddique says his next wish is direct a film with Amitabh Bachchan.

Amitabh Bachchan down with fever, cancels film shoot
Amitabh Bachchan down with fever, cancels film shoot

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is suffering from viral fever and has also cancelled the shoot of his upcoming film 'Piku'.

Gowarikar auditioned for folk dances during college days

 Did you know that filmmaker Ashutosh Gowarikar auditioned for folk dances during his college days and Salman Khan's father and Farah Khan's mother were the lead pair in a 1963 film?

I&B showcause to channel for allegedly showing wrong India map

A leading international channel has been slapped with a show cause notice by the Information and Broadcasting ministry for allegedly depicting a wrong map of India in its news reports.

Lotus at Toji temple a reminder of BJP's symbol: Modi tells Abe
Lotus at Toji temple a reminder of BJP's symbol: Modi tells Abe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart shared a light moment on Sunday when the former found himself enchanted by the presence of a lotus attached to a statue of Lord Buddha at the Toji temple here.

India has pledged $100 mn for 'Chabahar port': Afghan envoy

India has earmarked USD 100 million for upgradation of Chabahar port in Iran so as to improve trade with Afghanistan and other Central Asian countries, Afghan envoy to India Shaida Mohammad Abdali has said.

Set Indo-Pak dialogue process in motion: CPI (M)

Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI (M) on Sunday called for setting the dialogue process between India and Pakistan in motion, saying the recent diplomatic break off was a "blow" to the peace process between the two countries.

Boman Irani gets police protection after threat from underworld
Boman Irani gets police protection after threat from underworld

Bollywood actor Boman Irani has been provided police protection after he allegedly received a threat call from fugitive underworld don Ravi Pujari.

'Mary Kom' goes tax free in Uttar Pradesh
'Mary Kom' goes tax free in Uttar Pradesh

 Uttar Pradesh government today announced exemption of entertainment tax on Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra's starrer biopic 'Mary Kom'.

 Parramasala 2014 cultural festival inaugurated
Parramasala 2014 cultural festival inaugurated

NSW Premier Mike Baird and the Lord Mayor of Parramatta, Councillor John Chedid, today announced the program for Parramasala 2014, a festival of the many diverse and rich cultures in Sydney.

Philippines seeking defence ties with India after China's moves

Worried over increasingly aggressive moves of China to stake claim on disputed reefs in the South China Sea, the Philippines is looking at establishing defense cooperation with allies, including India, a top official said here.

Narendra Modi's Japan visit: Planning to develop heritage cities in India on the lines of Kyoto, says PM
Narendra Modi's Japan visit: Planning to develop heritage cities in India on the lines of Kyoto, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a four-day official tour of Japan, said on Sunday that not only Kyoto and Varanasi, Kyoto and Indian universities, industries & research institutes can also work together.