China will increase official aid to Nepal by more than five times from fiscal 2015-16, officials said on Friday, to develop infrastructure in the landlocked nation where regional rival India has long wielded political influence.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that the benefit of Central and state governments' welfare programmes is not reaching the poor families and advocated convergence of all schemes for development of the society.
At 25 years of age, captaining the Australian team and carrying the side's batting against India once again shows why Steve Smith is a sheer class act in modern day cricket. Smith scored a well made 72* and kept Aussies in the hunt of getting another big total in the third Test match against India in Melbourne on Friday.
Lauding his fellow bowlers for executing the plans well today, Indian pacer Mohammed Shami said the tourists would now aim to send Australia packing in the first session tomorrow in the ongoing third cricket Test here.
"Kaanchi: The Unbreakable" fame Mishti Chakraborty, who recently made her Telugu debut in "Chinnadana Nee Kosam", says she's happy to part of the country's second largest film industry after Bollywood.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated a five-day cultural festival 'Sanskriti', which will highlight the rich cultural heritage of India through performances such as music, dance, drama, poetry, screenings of films on cultural themes, exhibitions of art and literary works here.
Late veteran auteur K. Balachander will always hold a special place in Rati Agnihotri's heart. The actress says she was lucky to have had him as the director of her first Hindi movie, "Ek Duuje Ke Liye", which released in 1981.
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) India's iconic British-era Park Street Thursday hosted thousands of revellers from across the world as they soaked in the Yuletide spirit with generous helpings of cakes, carols and heritage.