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Delhi Metro’s Magenta line to be Inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi Today

Updated on 25 December, 2017, 13:13
Delhi Metro’s Magenta line to be Inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi Today The Botanical Garden Metro — connecting the Magenta line and the Blue Line — will be Delhi Metro's first interchange station outside the capital city. Commuters will now pay Rs 30 instead of Rs 50, thanks to the... आगे पढ़े

Hotels, Restaurants Can Sell Bottled Water Above MRP, Rules SC

Updated on 12 December, 2017, 20:11
A bench led by Justice Rohinton F Nariman held that provisions of Legal Metrology Act will not be applicable in selling bottled water in hotels and restaurants and therefore, no prosecution can be launched against them for selling above MRP. Hotels, Restaurants Can Sell Bottled Water Above MRP, Rules SC... आगे पढ़े

No court stay on linking Aadhaar to services: UIDAI

Updated on 8 December, 2017, 11:21
Clarifying that the Supreme Court had not stayed linking of Aadhaar with different services, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday said that the people should complete the process as early as possible to avoid any inconvenience. “Aadhaar Act being in force, all notifications for requiring Aadhaar for various... आगे पढ़े

Centre to float more EOIs for strategic disinvestments

Updated on 3 December, 2017, 7:53
Kolkata: The central, which is aiming to mobilise Rs 72,500 crore from disinvestment this year, has mopped up about Rs 52,500 crore by end of November. On account of strategic disinvestment, the centre has already floated eight expression of interests (EoIs) and is likely to come out with few more... आगे पढ़े

Nation should ensure digital space does not become playground of dark forces: PM Modi

Updated on 23 November, 2017, 14:03
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the nation should ensure that digital space does not become a playground of dark forces. “Cyber attacks are significant threat to the global community. We need to ensure that the vulnerable section of the society does not fall prey to it,”... आगे पढ़े

Every 3 Mins, A Child Dies Due To This Disease. Why Are We Silent?

Updated on 13 November, 2017, 10:15
Burning eyes, scratchy throat, and frequent cough. If you live in north India, you may have woken up with these symptoms this last week. With the air quality fluctuating between poor, severe and hazardous, it is essential to take precautions, especially if you have small children or the elderly at... आगे पढ़े

Mann Ki Baat - India is a messenger of world peace, says Modi

Updated on 29 October, 2017, 13:26
New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India has always vouched for world peace, unity and harmony and its armed forces have contributed in this direction through UN missions across the globe. He said that currently around 7,000 Indian security personnel are deployed on peacekeeping missions, making it the... आगे पढ़े

Deadline for mandatory linking Aadhaar with govt schemes extended to March 31: Centre to SC

Updated on 25 October, 2017, 19:48
New Delhi: The deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail benefits of various government schemes would be extended till March 31 next year, the Centre told the Supreme Court today. It told a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that the deadline for Aadhaar linking to avail benefits... आगे पढ़े

Kavita Devi becomes first Indian woman to sign for WWE

Updated on 16 October, 2017, 14:07
 Kavita Devi, formerly a powerlifter, became the first Indian woman to sign up for the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). After The Great Khali and Jinder Mahal became the two male wrestlers to be snapped up the largest wrestling company in the world, it is now the turn of Kavita to... आगे पढ़े

India is a powerful country, no nation can destabilise it

Updated on 8 October, 2017, 14:44
New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India is emerging as a powerful country on both economic and security fronts and no nation, including any neighbour, can destabilise its security. The remarks assume significance in view of recent standoff between India and China in Doklam region, where... आगे पढ़े

PM Modi's economic review meet postponed, no new dates proposed

Updated on 20 September, 2017, 12:23
New Delhi. The meeting has been postponed by a few days, official sources said. No new dates have been proposed as yet.Prime Minister's Office has asked finance ministry to hold consultations with key ministries to prepare a matrix of government revenues and spending as well as the measures needed to... आगे पढ़े

Blocking terror funding proving to be useful

Updated on 27 August, 2017, 14:31
New Delhi. Whether demonetisation of high denomination currency has left Maoists in  many parts of India and separatists in Jammu and Kashmir “fund starved” as Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley claimed recently may be a point of contention but there is no disputing the fact that the intensified security forces... आगे पढ़े

Who is responsible for the death of 30 children?

Updated on 12 August, 2017, 11:12
GORAKHPUR: At least 30 children died in the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College here during the last 48 hours, district magistrate Rajeev Rautela said on Friday, but gave no reasons for such a large number of deaths. Rautela was quoted by PTI as saying that 17 children died in... आगे पढ़े

Venkaiah Naidu sworn-in as 13th Vice President of India

Updated on 11 August, 2017, 12:34
New Delhi: M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday took oath as the new Vice President at a simple ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhawan’s Durbar Hall here.  President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to the former Bharatiya Janata Party leader in Hindi. Naidu, 68, who was hitherto part of Prime... आगे पढ़े

India-China Seminar In Kolkata Put Off, Doklam Effect Starts To Show

Updated on 10 August, 2017, 14:36
KOLKATA:  As the face off at Doklam continues, its impact is beginning to be felt on routine exchanges between India and China. A seminar that was to be held in Kolkata today with five academicians from China was "unilaterally postponed" by China's consulate general in the city because of "technical... आगे पढ़े

India permitted to construct Kishanganga, Ratle projects: World Bank

Updated on 2 August, 2017, 11:54
Washington: Under the Indus Waters Treaty, India is permitted to construct hydroelectric power facilities on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab rivers with certain restrictions, the World Bank has said. Pakistan opposes the construction of the Kishanganga (330 megawatts) and Ratle (850 megawatts) hydroelectric power plants being built by India, it... आगे पढ़े

Syria has no information about 39 missing Indians:

Updated on 1 August, 2017, 11:37
New Delhi, Syria’s Ambassador to India Riad Kamel Abbas today said his country has no information about the 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq in 2014. He, however, said Syria is “keen” to send them home if they are found in its territory.Abbas said an Indian delegation has made... आगे पढ़े

Bhopal: Made in India rakhis flood market, Chinese ones disappear

Updated on 31 July, 2017, 12:23
Bhopal: Call it patriotism, if you will, or going by the popular mood, but it is a fact that Chinese rakhis have virtually disappeared from the market this year.Of course, one has to take the word of the sellers in the makeshift rakhi shops that have mushroomed all over the... आगे पढ़े

Nifty forges ahead, touches fresh peak at 10,043

Updated on 31 July, 2017, 12:15
 Mumbai: The benchmark Nifty today climbed to a fresh high of 10,043 and the Sensex surged over 133 points in the opening session, underpinned by a strong dose of better-than-expected corporate earnings.The rally came on buying in capital goods, metal, oil and gas, consumer durables and banking stocks. L&T, the... आगे पढ़े

3 Internships Else No Degree For Engineering Students

Updated on 26 July, 2017, 12:23
New Delhi: ‘No internship No Degree’- this is the new guideline brought in by the government to put a cap on the rising rate of ‘unemployable’ engineering students in the country.The engineering students will now have to undergo three mandatory internships during their course from this academic year failing which... आगे पढ़े

Ram Nath Kovind to be sworn in as 14th President of India today

Updated on 25 July, 2017, 12:06
New Delhi: President-elect Ram Nath Kovind will be sworn-in as the 14th President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhawan today in a glittering ceremony. Chief Justice J.S. Khehar will be swearing in the new President at a ceremonial function in the Parliament House. Before the ceremony, Kovind is scheduled to... आगे पढ़े

Reduce tension through direct dialogue: Pentagon to India, China

Updated on 22 July, 2017, 12:00
WASHINGTON: The Pentagon has encouraged India and China to engage in a direct dialogue free of any "coercive aspects"."We encourage India and China to engage in direct dialogue aimed at reducing tensions and free of any coercive aspects," Gary Ross, a defence department spokesman told PTI. Over the past week, the... आगे पढ़े

Presidential Election: ‘Cross voting’ highlights a divided Congress: BJP

Updated on 21 July, 2017, 12:27
 New Delhi: Asserting that the cross-voting in the recently concluded Presidential election shows lack of unity in the Congress party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that all political leaders who wished for the better of the nation, have voted for President-elect Ram Nath Kovind. BJP leader Vishwas... आगे पढ़े

Smriti Irani Gets Additional Charge Of Information And Broadcasting Ministry

Updated on 18 July, 2017, 11:50
 NEW DELHI:  Smriti Irani, Minister for Textiles, will hold an additional charge of the important Information and Broadcasting Ministry, the government has announced.Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu resigned as Information and Broadcasting Minister last evening after he was named as the government's nominee for Vice President of India.Mr Naidu... आगे पढ़े

Venkaiah Naidu Quits As Minister, Preps For Vice President Contest

Updated on 18 July, 2017, 11:48
 NEW DELHI:  M Venkaiah Naidu resigned as union minister last night after he was named by the BJP as its vice presidential candidate against Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the opposition's nominee.Not long after the announcement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dialed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and sought his support... आगे पढ़े

Venkaiah Naidu Quits As Minister, Preps For Vice President Contest

Updated on 18 July, 2017, 11:48
 NEW DELHI:  M Venkaiah Naidu resigned as union minister last night after he was named by the BJP as its vice presidential candidate against Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the opposition's nominee.Not long after the announcement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dialed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and sought his support... आगे पढ़े

Advancing Budget helped boost spending by 30%: PM Narendra Modi

Updated on 17 July, 2017, 12:05
 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said advancing the Budget by a month had helped increase overall expenditure by nearly 30%, with a 48% rise in spending on infrastructure development. While thanking lawmakers for their support for historic economic reforms such as bringing the Budget session of Parliament... आगे पढ़े

73 per cent Indians have trust in PM Modi’s government: Report

Updated on 14 July, 2017, 12:02
 New Delhi .  PM Modi to review FDI policy for removing roadblocks in overseas inflowsPM Modi to review FDI policy for removing roadblocks in overseas inflowsIf Nitish Kumar takes over as Congress chief, Opposition has a chance against Modi: Ramachandra GuhaIf Nitish Kumar takes over as Congress chief, Opposition has... आगे पढ़े

122 nations adopt first treaty banning nuclear weapons

Updated on 8 July, 2017, 12:58
  UNITED NATIONS: More than 120 countries approved the first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons today at a UN meeting boycotted by all nuclear-armed nations.To loud applause, Elayne Whyte Gomez, president of the UN conference that has been negotiating the legally binding treaty, announced the results of the "historic" vote... आगे पढ़े

China piqued at Indo-US strategic thrust

Updated on 27 June, 2017, 12:10
 Even before the Donald Trump-Narendra Modi summit got underway in Washington DC, Pakistani and Chinese exasperation over Indo-US bonhomie was clearly manifest. There was a sense of apprehension that the China-Pakistan game of establishing Chinese hegemony over much of the international waterways in the Indian Ocean and the South China... आगे पढ़े