Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Wednesday stressed the need for a sense of direction for promoting innovation in teaching-learning process and undertaking inter-disciplinary studies and research at the proposed National Aviation University.
VHP leader sadhvi Balika Saraswati has stoked a controversy saying that people who live in India and praise Pakistan should be "hit with shoes" and sent to that country, following which police are mulling action against her.
With the term of current UN chief Ban Ki-moon set to end in 2016, India has called for a "more inclusive and transparent" procedure for appointment of the Secretary-General and said the Security Council should recommend more than one candidate to the General Assembly.
Noting that development was a common strategic goal for both India and China, Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng has said the two countries can complement each other's advantages to make "dragon-elephant tango" possible.
Online purchases made through mobile phones in India have grown by more than 100 percent over the past two years, indicating a steep upward trend in e-commerce propelled by expediency, reveals the MasterCard Online Shopping Survey 2014 released here on Wednesday.
Moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference on Wednesday termed the meeting of Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan as a "positive development", but called upon Prime Ministers of both the countries to take up Kashmir issue in a more serious way and as a matter of priority.