New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was on Friday adjourned sine die as the monsoon session came to a close as scheduled. Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu said the House had 74 per cent productivity and passed 14 bills over 17 sittings. “The media forecast was that this session would be a washout. But I am gald that …

Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan will take over as Prime Minister on August 18 and Indian cricket legends Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and Navjot Sidhu have been invited for the swearing-in ceremony, a party spokesperson said on Friday. Javed Khan, Additional Information Secretary of PTI, said the members of Imran Khan’s 1992 World Cup winning …

New Delhi: The CPI on Friday urged the union government to declare Kerala floods as a ‘national calamity’ and enlist the services of the armed forces for rescue and relief operations. “This is a national tragedy. I request the government to proclaim it as a national tragedy and rush assistance to the people of Kerala immediately,” …

Lucknow: President Ramnath Kovind on Friday inaugurated the ‘One District One Product (ODOP)’ summit in the state capital and expressed hope that the changing environment in Uttar Pradesh would make the state a trillion-dollar economy sooner than later. Speaking at the inauguration session, the President said he can feel the excitement among the summit participants, which …

Ottawa: At least four people were killed in a shooting on Friday in the Canadian city of Fredericton, police said. The incident took place in the capital of New Brunswick. Police officials advised residents of the area to ‘stay in their homes with doors locked at this time for their safety’, reported the sources. Also Read: China …

Kolkata: Amid heightened security in the backdrop of the canopy collapse tragedy in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting less than a month back, BJP chief Amit Shah is slated to address his first public rally in the city this year on Saturday, when he is expected to set the tone for his party’s political battle against …

London: India lost the opening pair of Murali Vijay (0) and Lokesh Rahul (8) before rain once again played spoilsport to the proceedings, shortly after the toss on the second day of the second Test against England at the Lord’s here on Friday. India reached 11/2 with Cheteshwar Pujara (1 not out) and Virat Kohli (1 …

New Delhi: Samsung India on Friday opened pre-booking for its pen-focused flagship Galaxy Note 9, which will be available in 128GB and 512GB variants for Rs 67,900 and Rs 84,900, respectively. India launch of the smartphone is likely to be before August 24. Prospective buyers who pre-book the device will get a chance to own a …