Asian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jitu Rai walked away with the individual as well as team gold medal in 50-metre men's pistol with Army marksmen dominating proceedings at the 58th National Shooting Championship, here on Sunday.
Comedy is not everyone's cup of tea, neither all are blessed with this exceptional trait. Bollywood's veteran actor Deven Verma however, ranks on a higher pedestal, when talking about great comedians in the history of Indian cinema.
The popular face in Hindi cinema, known for tickling the funny bone of movie lovers during the golden period - Deven Verma - breathed his last this morning in Pune. The 78-year-old actor suffered a cardiac arrest, initial reports suggest.
India and China will hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise from November 16 in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops along the border in Ladakh region.
NCP president Sharad Pawar who has offered an unconditional outside support to the BJP government in Maharashtra, on Saturday said the reconciling posture between the ruling party and its estranged ally Shiv Sena is indicative of their reunion to form a ministry.
The government is mulling a proposal for opening a branch of the Central Water and Power Research Station in Varanasi with a view to intensifying study and research on rivers in the region, Union Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharati said here on Wednesday.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Saturday inaugurated the Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) which has been set up to promote road safety with focus on training drivers to reduce accident rate in the country.
The inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) from Nov 17-26 to be played across six cities in India won't have any clash of interests with the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), though, both will have franchises based out of New Delhi, former Indian tennis star and CTL promoter Vijay Amritraj said Friday.
Officials of the Protocol department in Mantralaya here are in a quandary over seating arrangement for Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he attends the swearing-in of the BJP government here later this week.
India and China are likely to hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise next month in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops in along the border in Ladakh region.