The Union minister said that 2.5 lakh panchayats in the country were being digitally connected, so that people were digitally empowered.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called for wide ranging efforts at all levels to raise awareness about the importance of investing in and supporting young people with mental health conditions.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today advocated for creating an atmosphere where adolescent and youth population of the country is able to pursue their goals and excel in their chosen fields.
In order to prepare the youth for employment opportunities, the government on Thursday announced the launch of a national multi-skill programme called Skill India.
Shelling across the Gaza Strip`s border tapered off on Friday while Israel braced for violent protests by Palestinians in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank at the funeral of a youth they believe was killed by far-right Jews.
Stressing on the need for imparting quality education to the youth, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said quality upgradation is essential to meet the standards like ancient days when India used to dominate the world scenario in the realm of higher education.
Total 87 people from Haryana, mostly young men, are stranded in strife-torn Iraq, a government spokesman said Friday.
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A 20-year-old married woman was allegedly raped by three youths in the Kanota area here, police said today.
A 26-year-old youth, accused of stabbing two men, has been sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court.
A special court here sentenced a youth to life imprisonment for rape and murder of a woman police constable in 2010.
Tension gripped the Rampur Maniharan police station area of the district after a clash took place between two groups following an alleged incident of eveteasing here.
The relevance of National Cadet Corps (NCC) would grow in the coming years as an organisation that prepares good citizens and also a talent pool for the Armed forces, a top Army officer has said.
A youth was today arrested for allegedly raping his 24-year-old cousin over a period of one year, police said.
A youth set himself on fire and embraced a BSP leader in Uttar Pradesh`s Sultanpur town during a live TV debate on the Lok Sabha election, police said Tuesday.
The young blood gets negated once again when it comes to ticket distribution in India.
After winning the Santosh Cup this year, youth in Mizoram are keen to make a career in football.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has said that he believes his team`s `old guard` meaning the senior batch holds the key to Premier League success.
The `golden oldies` of Australia`s Twenty20 squad may likely be replaced by a youth cavalry to rescue their faltering World T20 campaign in Bangladesh, according to a report.
Bollywood actor Abhay Deol has said that he wholeheartedly supports efforts by youngsters to initiate change in society.
Pakistani Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul Haq has said that `ageing` players are no longer considered misfits in the `rip-roaring` Twenty20 format as teams have realised the importance of experience in the shortest format of the game.
26-year-old youth died in a road accident on a highway in Vijay Nagar area here, police said Wednesday, even as his family members alleged that the death was a "planned murder".
Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam lists six famous inventors who dared to follow their imagination to create most useful inventions for humanity.
A 22-year-old man was killed in a fire that engulfed a cycle-shop in Piplyahana area early today, police said.
Transparency International will be associated in all procurements of the Pakistan Prime Minister`s youth programme to ensure transparency, Maryam Nawaz, daughter of prime minister Nawaz Sharif, said on Friday.
A youth, who had been picked up by city police for questioning in a betting case, allegedly died during custody, police said on Saturday.
A 22-year-old youth allegedly
committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Loni area here, police said today.
A youth was arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in her house here, police said on Thursday.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has directed officials to provide skill training to youths in a more effective manner.
A 25-year-old youth on Friday slit his wrist at Delhi Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal`s `Janta Darbar` here in what he said was an act of support for Aam Aadmi Party.
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