HRD Minister turns down demands to make Sanskrit compulsory
Taking on her critics, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani dismissed charges that education was being saffronised even as she turned down demands that Sanskrit be made compulsory in the curriculum.
Mulayam pulls up Akhilesh govt for 'slow pace of work' in UP Pulling up the Akhilesh government for 'slow place' of work on development front in UP, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said that he was only hearing about 'foundation-laying' and not 'inauguration' of such schemes.
Zero tolerance to error in defence: Parrikar Promising a 'lot of things', Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar outlined a multi-pronged approach of a non-offensive but strong India while making it clear that there will be 'zero tolerance to error' in defence-related issues.
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Migratory birds arrive to make nest at tree at Islampur in Birbhum district of West Bengal on Friday.