Programmme to fast-track immigration launched at New Delhi airport

Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the Fast Track Immigration Trusted Traveller Programme at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. The initiative aims to speed up, streamline, and enhance safety in immigration processes. The program will be expanded to 21 major airports, starting with Indian citizens and OCI cardholders, followed by foreign travelers in the […]

Over 3.9 Lakh Continue to Reel Under Flood in Assam

Over 3.9 lakh people in Assam are still affected by floods as death toll reaches 37. Despite some relief due to receding rainfall, 19 districts remain affected. Karimganj is the worst-hit district. More than 100 relief camps are open with over 15,000 people housed. Many houses, cattle sheds, and infrastructure are damaged. While one person […]

PM Modi likely to skip SCO summit in Kazakhstan in July; Putin, Xi, Sharif may attend

PM Modi to skip SCO summit in Kazakhstan. Putin, Xi, Sharif expected to attend. Jaishankar to officiate. Modi cites Parliament session as the reason. India’s absence may raise questions about commitment to SCO. Relations with China and Russia under scrutiny. Modi’s attendance at future summits uncertain. India’s participation in SCO Heads of Government conference in […]

Eminent Kannada Literatteur Kamala Hampana No More

Kannada’s Renowned Writer Kamala Hampana Passes Away at 88 Renowned Kannada writer Kamala Hampana, aged 88, passed away from age-related ailments at her Rajaji Nagar home. Survived by her spouse and three children, she began as a teacher before gaining recognition in literature. Hampana received accolades such as the Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award. Political figures […]

PETA India gifts robotic elephant to Kerala temple: ‘Lifelike’

PETA India donates robotic elephant to Kerala temple for ceremonies, allowing real elephants to stay in the wild with families. Adah Sharma collaborates to gift mechanical elephant, Baladhasan, at Pournamikavu Temple. The move aims to prevent cruelty against captive elephants suffering from harsh training. Mech elephants promote cultural traditions while ensuring elephants’ safety and respect. […]

Ayyanna Patrudu unanimously elected as Speaker of A.P. Legislative Assembly

Ch. Ayyanna Patrudu unanimously elected as Speaker of A.P. Legislative Assembly. Narsipatnam MLA chosen unopposed with support from Deputy CM Pawan Kalyan and Ministers Lokesh and Satya Kumar. Chief Minister Naidu escorts him to Speaker’s podium. House urged to maintain high ethical standards and work towards state’s development. 88 first-time MLAs, including 22 women, part […]