Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and union minister Mukul Wasnik on Monday assured actor-activist Aamir Khan that the government will work to eliminate manual scavenging from the country at the earliest, he said Monday.
Aamir Khan Monday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his official residence at 7, Race Course Road, and met union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Wasnik at his office in Shastri Bhawan and discussed with them the plight of manual scavengers in the country.
Later, at a joint press conference with Wasnik, Aamir said both the prime minister and Wasnik were aware of the issue and would step up efforts to address it as soon as possible. He met Wasnik
India and the US are in discussions to plan for PM Manmohan Singh's visit to America in the "near future".
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today expanded his council of ministers by inducting S R Patil, a former leader of opposition.
The family of the British soldier who was beheaded by two armed men outside a military barrack in Woolwich in London have expressed their sorrow and grief.
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has started his 42-month sentence at Pune's Yerawada Central Jail.
The severe heat wave conditions in Andhra Pradesh have so claimed 84 lives from April 1, officials said.
Some prominent US educational institutions are imparting industrial training to students in India claims HRD Minister M Pallam Raju.
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