Finance Minister Arun Jaitley To Attend AIIB Annual Meet In Beijing

NEW DELHI, Jun 22 (PTI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will tomorrow embark on a five-day visit to China, where he will attend the first annual meeting of the board of Governors of the $100-billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. During his stay in Beijing, the finance minister will also hold talks...

Owaisi surrenders, gets bail in assault case

Hyderabad, Feb 08 (PTI): A city court on Monday granted bail to MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi after he surrendered before police in a case relating to an attack on Congress leaders. The Hyderabad MP, soon after his return from Uttar Pradesh, produced himself before V. Satyanarayana, deputy commissioner of police,...

No need for employees to declare assets till new rules framed: Centre

New Delhi, Dec 20 (PTI): Central government employees, who had a December 31 deadline to declare their assets and liabilities under Lokpal Act, do not need to make the disclosure for now as government is finalising a fresh set of rules. Without specifying any date, an office memorandum has...

Indelible ink on right hand finger for old currency exchange from Wednesday

NEW DELHI, Nov 15 (PTI): A small mark of indelible ink, used mostly during elections to prevent multiple voting, will be put on the right hand finger of those exchanging banned 500 and 1,000 rupee notes for new ones from Wednesday to prevent crowding at banks by repeat exchangers. As...

2,508 cities selected under PM’s scheme for affordable housing

NEW DELHI, May 04 (PTI): 2,508 cities in 26 states have been selected under 'Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana' for providing affordable houses to the urban poor, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said during Question Hour in Lok Sabha today. He said as per the scheme guidelines, the houses under...

Over 500 Km Of Metro Rail Under Construction Across Country: Government

NEW DELHI, Aug 3 (PTI): More than 500 km of metro rail is under construction across the country and new projects will depend on availability of funds as well as feasibility, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today. He also told the Lok Sabha that government is not considering...

Need to harness solar energy to fight climate change: PM Modi

New delhi, Dec 21 (PTI): Terming the negative impact of environment pollution as a challenge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said there is a need to harness solar energy. “Discussions of environment have been taking for long, but for the last few years, its negative impact has been felt on...

In Jharkhand, 4 Naxalites killed in encounter with police

RANCHI, Feb 19 (PTI): Four Naxalites, including a woman militant, were killed in an encounter between security forces and Maoists at a village bordering Nawadih jungle near here late Thursday night, a police officer said on Friday. The encounter took place at Ghagrabeda village, about 35km from Ranchi, on Ranchi-Jamshedpur...

Indian Navy’s all-women crew yacht INSV Mhadei creates history, docks in Port Louis

Port Louis, Jun 14: Creating Indian maritime history, Indian Navy sailing ship INSV Mhadei, with a six-women crew, travelled through the stormy monsoon build-up in the Indian Ocean to reach Mauritius on Tuesday, naval officials said. Covering the 2,100 nautical miles voyage from Goa to here, through rough seas whipped...

NITI Aayog To Examine If SC/ST Sub-Plans Can Be Non-Lapsable

NEW DELHI, Dec 4 (PTI): NITI Aayog has been asked to explore ways to find out how allocations under the Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan and Tribal Sub-plan can be made non-lapsable. The decision was taken at a recent meeting on Scheduled Castes Sub-Plan (SCSP) and Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP) monitoring framework chaired...

Arun Jaitley Says Incidents Like JNU Will Not Dent India’s Image Abroad

SYDNEY, Mar 30 (PTI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said incidents like JNU were not the kind of issues that would dent India's image overseas and asserted that no country can allow an agenda which openly speaks in terms of breaking it. "I don't think it's an issue of creating...

Greenpeace’s registration cancelled due to violation of laws: Rijiju

NEW DELHI, Mar 1 (PTI): The FCRA registration of Greenpeace India was cancelled for alleged violation of laws, including false declaration about foreign contribution, Lok Sabha was informed today. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said inspection of accounts and records of Greenpeace India, was conducted on the basis...

Kashmir Protests Hurt Business, Rs. 6400 Crore Lost In 49 Days

SRINAGAR, Aug 26 (PTI): The ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir has led to a whopping Rs. 6,400 crore loss to the state, with businesses being badly hit due to curfew and separatist sponsored strikes. Tourism and other business activities in Kashmir have come to a halt since protests broke...

Sri Sri’s Art Of Living Calls Green Panel Report ‘Unscientific And Illogical’

NEW DELHI, Aug 19 (PTI): Sri Sri Ravishankar's Art of Living foundation has demanded a fresh probe by an 'unbiased' panel to decide on whether its 'World Cultural Festival' organized in March had caused any damage to the Yamuna riverbed. Lawyers representing the Art of Living today termed the environmental...

Indo-US Relationship Key To Start-Up Success, Says Amitabh Kant

NEW DELHI, Sep 1 (PTI): Pitching for growth of venture funds to fund start-ups, a top official today said the relationship between India and the US is critical to making start-ups a success. "While we have venture funds here, we need them to grow 10x in India... Our objective is...

Euro VI compliant fuel to be in metros before 2020: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI, Feb 21 (PTI): Euro VI compliant fuel may be introduced in metros much ahead of the April 1, 2020 deadline, ensuring that Delhi is accorded topmost priority in the rollout plan, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said. The step would help curb vehicular pollution in the national capital...

Centre ready for talks with Maoists, says Union home minister Rajnath Singh

KORAPUT (Odisha), Feb 19 (PTI): Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the Centre is ready to hold talks with Maoists if they shun violence unconditionally. "I want to appeal to them (Maoists) to shun the path of violence and join the mainstream ... The government is ready to...

Bar Parties Not Paying Dues From Fielding Candidates: Election Commission

NEW DELHI, Mar 26 (PTI): Following its proposal to bar candidates from contesting for failure to clear utilities dues, the Election Commission now wants a similar treatment to be meted out to the political parties. The poll panel has written to political parties seeking their views on the issue...

No high quality fake notes recovered since demonetisation:Govt

New Delhi, Mar 28 (PTI) No high quality fake currency notes have been recovered post demonetisation, although some scanned/photocopied notes were seized by BSF and NIA at the Indo-Bangladesh border, Parliament was informed today. Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said the government has been taking a host...

India’s World Bank ranking has improved: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Apr 27 (PTI): India’s World Bank world ranking on ‘Ease of Doing Business’ has improved from 142 to 130 now, government said in Rajya Sabha today. “Out of 189 countries, India had ranked 142, it has now improved to 130. We wish it improves even further,” Commerce Minister...

2012 troop movement row: ‘Manish Tewari has said a bold thing’, says journalist Shekhar...

Delhi, Jan 10: Reacting to Manish Tewari's comments on 2012 troops movement controversy, journalist Shekhar Gupta said on Sunday that the Congress leader had done a bold thing. "What Manish Tewari said is a bold thing, better late than never," Gupta said. "It has once again opened debate in the story,...

Hydropower Station At Sardar Sarovar Becomes Operational

VADODARA, Jul 19 (PTI): Six main power-generating turbines of Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadia in Narmada district of Gujarat have become operational since July 12, producing electricity at its full capacity after 65,000 cusec of water was released from the dam in Madhya Pradesh due to heavy rainfall in...

Netaji Gold Tooth May Be In Ashes At Tokyo’s Renkoji Temple: UK Website

LONDON, Jan 31 (PTI): A UK website set up to catalogue the last days of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose today claimed that his gold-plated tooth is likely to be found in his last remains held at Renkoji Temple in Tokyo. Netaji's trusted aide de camp Colonel Habibur Rehman, who was...

19 killed, 43 injured as bus falls off bridge in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 9 (PTI) At least 19 people were killed and 43 injured, many of them critically, when the bus they were travelling in fell 40 feet off a bridge in Odishas Angul district today. The mishap took place near Deulijhari when the bus from Boudh to Athamallik fell off...

13 Indians Test Positive For Zika In Singapore: Foreign Ministry

NEW DELHI, Sep 1: Foreign ministry confirmed on Thursday that 13 Indians have tested positive for the Zika virus in Singapore, after an outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease that at first affected three dozen workers on a construction site. "According to our mission in Singapore 13 Indian nationals have tested...

India secures release of 4 Indians from Syria Swaraj

New Delhi, Apr 03 (PTI): India has “secured” the release of four Indians from Syria, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today. The four Indians were arrested by the Syrian government in January reportedly when they were on their way to join Islamic state ISIS. “We have secured the release...

Brexit Will Have Little Impact On India, Says Chinese Media

BEIJING, Jul 5 (PTI): Brexit will have "very limited" geopolitical impact on India as the country does not play a "crucial role" in global trade, Chinese official media said today. In article in the state-run 'Global Times' said that the UK's exit from the EU will make the 28-nation bloc...

Odd-even: Spl drive to check cars sporting CNG stickers

New Delhi, Apr 23 (PTI): Delhi government will conduct a day-long special drive across the national capital on Tuesday to check cars sporting CNG stickers, after it received several complaints that fake markers were being used by commuters. The second phase of the odd-even scheme began on April 15 and...

Give details of 271 illegal immigrants: India to US

New Delhi, Mar 24 (PTI) The government has asked the US to provide details of the 271 illegal immigrants it wants New Delhi to take back. "This is an ongoing matter. The US authorities had conveyed to us sometime back that out of certain statistics provided to us earlier, 271...

Conflicts over land in India stall projects worth billions of dollars: Report

MUMBAI, Nov 16: Conflicts related to land and resources are the main reason behind stalled industrial and development projects in India, affecting millions of people and putting billions of dollars of investment and the economy's health at risk, two reports said. An analysis of 289 ongoing cases, which make up...
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