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Refrain from making irresponsible comments: Modi to party leaders

  NEW DELHI, (PTI), PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday underlined the support the BJP had received from backward sections of the society by noting that it had the maximum number of elected lawmakers from OBC, Dalit and Tribal communities, a..

Naidu starts consultation process on impeachment notice against CJI

  District Correspondent GADCHIROLI, AT LEAST 16 Naxals were killed in a fierce gun battle that took place between the police and the Naxalites in Boriya forest area in Bhamragad taluka on Sunday morning, said the police. According to police, th..

Maliwal ends fast; terms ordinance a ‘historic’ victory

  NEW DELHI, (PTI) DELHI Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her hunger strike after President Ram Nath Kovind promulgated an ordinance to give stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of rap..

‘Include ancient Indian traditions in education’

  NEW DELHI, (PTI), TIBETAN spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday called for the revival of the ancient Indian traditions and for integrating them with the modern education system, saying doing so would help fight issues such as war and glo..

Tata Consultancy Services

  TCS turned in a fine quarter – a welcome after a few recent quarters of below -par performance. Constant currency growth of 2% (Q/Q) exceeded estimates of 1.4% - nice to see. Cross -currency tailwinds of 190 bps came in higher as well, whi..

Modi, Merkel discuss ways to boost ties

  BERLIN, The visit demonstrates the commitment by two countries to maintain momentum of high level exchanges PRIME MINISTER Narendra Modi said he had a “wonderful meeting” with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and discussed multiple ..

Man held for raping, killing 4-month-old girl in Indore

  Staff Reporter, BHOPAL, A DAY after the blood-soaked body of a four-month-old girl was found in the basement of a commercial building in Rajwada area of Indore city on Friday, a man has been arrested for allegedly raping and then killing the i..

Saudi opens cinema theatre after 38 years

  RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA hosted its first public film screening in over 35 years on Saturday, two days after US movie giant AMC unveiled the kingdom’s debut theatre in Riyadh.Clutching prized tickets for the sold-out showing of Hollywood bloc..

Cabinet okays ordinance to confiscate assets of fugitive economic offenders

  NEW DELHI, The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on Mar 12 but could not be passed due to logjam in Parliament THE Union Cabinet on Saturday approved a proposal to promulgate Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinanc..

Swati Maliwal to end fast today

  NEW DELHI, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal announced she will end her fast on Sunday as the Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance to give stringent punishment, including the death penalty, to those convicted of ra..

Roads, electricity and water priority for Govt: Fadnavis

  NANDED, (UNI), LAUDING the work of the Union Government, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said that the BJP Government had always given greater importance to roads, electricity and water, adding that the Government has..

Plane skids off runway in Nepal; all safe

  KATHMANDU, (PTI), ALL 139 people on board a Malaysian passenger plane had a miraculous escape when the Kuala Lumpur-bound flight skidded off the runway and got stuck in mud while attempting to take off from Nepal’s only international ai..

Govt releases draft of Rs 637 crore for national clean air programme

  Delhi Bureau and Agencies NEW DELHI, THE National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which proposes strategies to combat air pollution, is estimated to cost Rs 637 crore, the Environment Ministry said on Thursday.The Ministry had released the draft ..

Yogi emerges as the most popular CM on Facebook

  LUCKNOW, (UNI), UTTAR Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has emerged as the most popular Chief Minister in India whose Facebook page had been the ‘most interacting’ in the year 2017.Yogi had pipped more fancied Chief Minister ..

Verdict triggers slugfest between Congress, BJP

  NEW DELHI, THE Supreme Court rejecting pleas seeking a probe into judge B H Loya’s death triggered a slugfest between the Congress and the BJP on Thursday with the ruling party alleging an “invisible hand” behind the petitions..

10 BJP candidates among 13 elected unopposed to UP Legislative council

  LUCKNOW, The SP and the BSP fielded one candidate each ALL 13 candidates, including two Ministers, were on Thursday declared elected unopposed to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative council. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had put up 10 candidates,..

Sexual crimes against minors in India up 500 per cent: CRY

  NEW DELHI, “More than 50 per cent of crimes against children have been recorded in just five States: Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, MP, Delhi and West Bengal,” said a CRY statement CRIMES against minors have soared 500 per cent over t..

Ola co-founder, Deepika, Kohli among TIME’s 100 most influential people

  By Yoshita Singh, NEW YORK, Record 45 people are under 40 including the youngest designer ever, 14-year-old actor Millie Bobby Brown OLA co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal, Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and M..

India’s growth rate highest among BRICS nations: Report

  NEW DELHI, According to the report titled ‘India Soars Higher’, the economy is likely to grow at 7.4 per cent in 2018 -- higher than the advanced economies and the world -- which are at 2 per cent and 3 per cent respectively INDIA ..

24,221 officials applied for crop loan waiver

  MUMBAI, MORE than 24,000 Government officials were found to have applied for the Maharashtra Government’s Rs 34,000 crore crop loan waiver scheme, even though they were clearly not eligible as per the norms.“More than one lakh appli..

With eye on China, India, UK seek secure, open Indo-Pacific region

  LONDON, The two leaders reiterated their strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms, including terrorism and terror-related incidents in both India and the UK INDIA and the UK on Wednesday called for a secure, free, open, inclusive and ..

Govt moves NCLAT, seeks power to attach properties in PNB scam

  NEW DELHI, THE Government has approached the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) seeking modification of an NCLT order so that it can attach the properties of those involved in the USD 2 billion PNB fraud. In a petition, the Corpor..

Modi calls on Queen Elizabeth II

  LONDON, PRIME Minister Narendra Modi today called on Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace here and discussed issues of mutual interests. Modi, who arrived here on Tuesday on a four-day UK visit, met the British Queen ahead of the Common..

Ex-woman cop enters politics to police all politicians in K’taka

  By Bhavana Akella, BENGALURU, ANUPAMA Shenoy, a former woman police officer in Karnataka, has entered politics to become a lawmaker and police politicians who make promises but don’t fulfil them.“I have entered politics, floated a ..

Sonia, Rahul wrap up Rae Bareli visits

  RAE BARELI, CONGRESS President Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi wrapped up their visits to Rae Bareli and Amethi on Wednesday, meeting party workers and launching new projects. Former party President Sonia Gandhi, on the final day of a two-day vis..

Nordic countries back India’s bid for UNSC permanent membership

  STOCKHOLM, NORDIC countries have backed India’s bid for permanent membership in a reformed and expanded United Nations Security Council, terming New Delhi as a “strong candidate” for the world body’s top organ. In a joi..

Media houses to pay Rs 10 lakh each for identifying Kathua rape victim

  NEW DELHI, THE Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed 12 media organisations to pay Rs 10 lakh each as compensation for disclosing the identity of an eight-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district. ..

India, Sweden to strengthen defence, security cooperation

  STOCKHOLM, Both Prime Ministers called for greater unity and stronger international partnership to counter terrorism, disrupt terrorist networks and financing INDIA and Sweden on Tuesday agreed to strengthen defence and security cooperation an..

No objection to hand over Kathua case to CBI: Jitendra Singh

  JAMMU, THE Centre has no objection to the handing over of the Kathua rape and murder case to the CBI, provided the State Government comes out with a reference, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday. “As far as we are concerned, w..

Scientists make Ayurvedic drug to cure dengue

  By Payal Banerjee, NEW DELHI, INDIAN scientists have formulated an Ayurvedic drug to cure dengue, claimed to be the first in the world, and the medicine is likely to be available in the market by next year.The Central Council for Research in A..

Land acquisition cost for new Delhi-Mumbai highway to reduce by Rs 20,000 cr: Gadkari

  NEW DELHI, NEW alignment for the greenfield Delhi-Mumbai express highway is likely to reduce land acquisition cost by up to Rs 20,000 crore as the highway will travel through backward and undeveloped areas, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on ..

Centre in process to set up Cauvery board: TN Governor

  CHENNAI, TAMIL Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday said that Cauvery issue was close to his heart and has been assured by Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari that the matter relating to the constitution of a river management bo..

Rs 5,084 cr power distribution scheme for Mah farmers

  MUMBAI, Two farmers will share a transformer through HVDS lines, to be provided to farmers during August 15 to March 31 next year MAHARASHTRA Government on Tuesday approved a scheme to provide electricity connection through a High Voltage Dist..

Minor raped, killed in UP; NSA invoked

    ETAH (UP), A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD girl attending a wedding was allegedly raped and strangled here early on Tuesday by a man hired to set up tents for the ceremony, police said. Already fighting public anger over the rape of a teen allegedly b..

PM leaves for five-day visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

    NEW DELHI, PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for a five-day visit to Sweden, Germany and the UK, where he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).“PM @narendramodi embarks on a tri-nation visit t..

Maliwal’s protest enters day 4; alleges police of harassing her

  NEW DELHI, DELHI Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal, whose indefinite hunger strike demanding capital punishment to rapists of minor within six months, entered the fourth day on Monday, alleged that officials of Delhi Police were ha..

SC asks Jaiprakash Associates to deposit Rs 100 cr by May 10

  NEW DELHI, The counsel for the firm has told SC that it had already deposited Rs 100 crore on April 12 in pursuance of an earlier order THE Supreme Court on Monday directed realty firm Jaiprakash Associates Limited (JAL) to deposit Rs 100..

Accused ask for own narco test

    KATHUA, THE eight people accused of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl here on Monday pleaded not guilty and asked the district and sessions judge for a narco test. As the trial in the case, which has become the focal point of o..

SC sets aside NGT’s order on restrictions at Amarnath cave

  NEW DELHI, THE Supreme Court on Monday set aside a National Green Tribunal order that had created a controversy by putting restrictions on devotees asking them to maintain silence while standing in front of the ‘Maha Shivalinga’, a ..

CBI chargesheets Lalu, Rabri, Tejashwi in IRCTC graft case

  NEW DELHI, Lalu Prasad, as Railway Minister, had handed over the maintenance of two hotels run by IRCTC in Ranchi and Puri to Sujata Hotels in return for a prime plot of three acres in Patna through a benami company   THE Central Bureau ..

HC upholds lifer till death for all convicts in Danish woman gangrape case

  NEW DELHI, THE Delhi High Court on Monday upheld the sentence of life imprisonment till death given to five convicts for gangraping a 52-year-old Danish woman here in 2014. The High Court dismissed the appeal of the convicts challenging their c..

Looking forward to boost bilateral ties with Sweden, UK: Modi ahead of two-nation tour

  NEW DELHI, AHEAD of his visit to Sweden and the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he was looking forward to deepening bilateral engagement with both the countries in a number of areas including trade, investment and cl..

Trial in gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begins today

  JAMMU, THE trial in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begins on Monday against eight accused who allegedly held an eight-year-old girl in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January this year during which..

India protests as Pak stops Sikh pilgrims from meeting envoys

  NEW DELHI, INDIA on Sunday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over blocking of access of visiting Sikh pilgrims to Indian diplomats in that country and even “compelling” the Indian envoy to return while on way to a prominent guru..

‘44 distts in country removed from Naxal-affected list’

  By Achinta Borah, NEW DELHI, FORTY-FOUR districts in the country are no longer under the influence of Maoists or have negligible presence and most of the Left Wing Extremism is now confined only to 30 worst-hit districts.Union Home Secretary R..

I&B Ministry mulls installation of chip in TV set-top boxes

  NEW DELHI, THE Information and Broadcasting Ministry has proposed installation of a chip in new television set-top boxes which will provide data about channels watched and their duration.A senior official of the Ministry said the move is aimed ..

Beed villagers’ 45-day ‘Shramdaan Abhiyan’ - a war on water crisis

  BEED (MAHA), The villagers are digging trenches, farm ponds,watershed structures, check dams to preserve the rain water   HUNDREDS of people from 15 villages in Maharashtra’s Beed district are braving blazing Sun to wage a war on p..

Trade, education, tech focus areas during Modi’s UK visit

  NEW DELHI, TECHNOLOGY, education and trade will be the key areas of cooperation that will be discussed between India and the UK when Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets his British counterpart Theresa May next week. Modi is scheduled to visit t..

Bring Kathua child rapists to justice: UN chief to India

  By Arul Louis, UNITED NATIONS, UN SECRETARY-GENERAL Antonio Guterres wants Indian authorities to ensure that the perpetrators of the ‘horrific’ gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua be br..

Quacks practising medicine great risk to the society: SC

  NEW DELHI, Justice R K Agrawal and Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar say, many unqualified medical practioners are playing with the lives of people THE Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern that a number of quacks practicing medicine are play..

CBI books former CMD of UCO Bank in Rs 621 crore fraud case

  NEW DELHI, THE CBI has booked former Chairman-cum-Managing Director of UCO Bank Arun Kaul and others in connection with an alleged Rs 621-crore loan fraud which has caused a loss of over Rs 737 crore to the bank, officials said on Saturday. The..

India-Russia sign 7 MoUs under ‘Make in India’

  By Kaushik Bhattacharya, THIRUVIDANTHAI, (Chennai), TOTAL seven Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) have been signed between Indian companies and Russian Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) during the third India-Russia Military Industria..

Blind girl raped in UP’s Ghaziabad

  GHAZIABAD, A 17-YEAR-OLD blind girl was raped at her rented accommodation here in Uttar Pradesh. The incident came to light late Friday night when the victim cried out for help, police said. The girl was attacked on Wednesday, but it was not un..

Regional cinema eclipses B’wood at 65th National Film Awards 

NEW DELHI, (IANS), LAKSHWADWEEP to Ladakh -- the 65th National Film Award winners’ list encompassed cinematic gems from the length and breadth of India, with an Assamese film ‘Village Rockstars’ walking away with the Best Feature Fil..

Regional cinema eclipses B’wood at 65th National Film Awards 

  NEW DELHI,  (IANS), LAKSHWADWEEP to Ladakh -- the 65th National Film Award winners’ list encompassed cinematic gems from the length and breadth of India, with an Assamese film ‘Village Rockstars’ walking away with the Be..

Fame and shame at CWG

    GOLD COAST, (PTI), THEIR gold medal tally surpassed the previous edition with 15-year-old shooter Anish Bhanwala becoming the youngest contributor to it but India had loads to be embarrassed about on a day when two track and field athle..

Pak SC disqualifies Sharif for life

  ISLAMABAD,  (PTI), PAKISTAN’S deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday became ineligible to hold public office for life after the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the disqualification of two lawmakers, including him was per..

Army to get Nag Anti Tank Guided Missiles in 2019, says DRDO chief

  By Kaushik Bhattacharya, THIRUVIDANTHAI, (Chennai), INDIAN Army will get their third-generation Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) Nag missiles in next year as the full-fledged production of this missile will start from first half of 2019, infor..

PM to open first wellness centre under Ayushman Bharat Scheme on 14th

  NEW DELHI, PRIME Minister Narendra Modi will visit one of the top performing aspirational districts Bijapur in Chhattisgarh and open the first health centre under Ayushman Bharat Scheme on April 14, the birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar, a top ..

Medals galore as wrestlers join the party for India at CWG

  GOLD COAST, Wrestlers Sushil, Aware strike gold Babita settles for silver Tejaswini shoots silver Punia, Dhillon win silver, bronze in discus throw Pallikal-Ghosal advance to squash SF Paddlers move into last four Shuttlers enter quarte..

Modi, Shah lead BJP MPs’ fast against Parlt washout

  NEW DELHI, TOP Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his ministerial colleagues and party MPs and office-bearers, observed fast on Thursday to protest the washout of the second phase of Parliament’s..

SGPC’s 2 bids to stall Nanak Shah Fakir fail in SC

  NEW DELHI, The bench has listed the matter for hearing on Monday, while the film, based on the life and teachings of Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak Dev, will be released as per schedule today SHIROMANI Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) ..

Boeing, HAL, Mahindra to make F/A-18 Super Hornet in India

  By Kaushik Bhattacharya, CHENNAI, The partnership will create an opportunity to develop capabilities of aerospace industry and strengthen indigenous platforms in India there by contributing to the ‘Make in India’ initiative, said T..

FIR filed against BJP MLA in Unnao gangrape case

    LUCKNOW, THE police in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday registered an FIR against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in connection with the alleged gangrape of a minor girl in Unnao, hours after the Government said it would hand the probe over to th..

PM calls for responsible energy pricing

  NEW DELHI, “The world for too long has seen oil prices on roller coaster. We need to charge more responsible prices which balances interest of both consumer and producer,” said Modi IN A subtle message to oil cartel OPEC, Prim..

SC asks Sunni Waqf Board to show signed documents of Shah Jahan on Taj Mahal

  NEW DELHI, When the waqf board counsel told the SC that Shah Jahan had himself declared it a Waqf property, the bench asked the board to show it the original deed executed by the Mughal emperor THE Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board has been asked..

Govt working to realise visions of Dr Ambedkar, Phule, Gandhi: Modi

  NEW DELHI, The BJP’s high-visibility campaigns, which are aimed at highlighting the Modi Government’s works for the poor, come against the backdrop of protests by Dalit groups across the country THE BJP on Wednesday kicked offa ser..

Modi to lead BJP’s fast against Parliament disruptions today

  NEW DELHI, PRIME Minister Narendra Modi will observe a day-long fast on April 12 along Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs including party President Amit Shah to protest against the washout of the second part of Parliament’s Budget session d..

FB committed to ensuring integrity of elections, says Zuckerberg

  WASHINGTON, FACEBOOK is committed to ensure integrity of key elections across the world, including in India, its founder Mark Zuckerberg said as he testified before the US Congress over the massive Cambridge Analytica scandal that has shaken th..

Govt can’t compel Forces to buy local weapons: Nirmala

  By Kaushik Bhattacharya Thiruvidanthai, (Chennai), DefExpo 2018 begins.Over 670 defence firms, including 154 foreign manufacturers, are participating in the exhibition of weapons and military hardware “THE Government cannot compel India..

SC to hear plea for CBI probe into UP gangrape

  NEW DELHI, Accused BJP MLA’s wife seeks narco test of victim and also of her husband THE Supreme Court will hear next week here a plea for CBI probe into the Unnao gangrape case allegedly involving a BJP lawmaker from Uttar Pradesh.The b..

Defence cos ready to show technologies in Defexpo 18

  By Kaushik Bhattacharya, CHENNAI, Modi to inaugurate the event on April 12 FROM tank manufacturers to shipbuilding companies, assault rifle developers to aircraft giants, all are eying to attract Indian defence market during the 10th edition ..

Zuckerberg says sorry to US Congress for failure to protect FB users’ data

  By Lalit K Jha, WASHINGTON, MARK Zuckerberg has apologised to the US Congress and taken personal responsibility over the Cambridge Analytica scandal for “not doing enough” to protect Facebook’s 87 million users’ private..

PM to observe fast on 12th over Parlt washout

  NEW DELHI, PRIME Minister Narendra Modi will observe a day-long fast on Thursday with BJP MPs to protest the recent washout of the Budget session of Parliament, while party chief Amit Shah will hold a sit-in at Hubli in poll-bound Karnataka on ..

56 cows die under suspicious circumstances in Telangana

  GUNTUR, IN a tragic incident, 56 cows died, while several fell-ill seriously after they had eaten grass at a field in Daida village of Gurajala Mandal in this district on Monday. A farmer, belongs to Nereducharla village of Nalgonda district i..

Cybercriminals targeting employees’ wage, tax data for fraudulent tax returns: Report

  NEW DELHI, US wireless communications service provider Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report says that ransomware attacks have doubled since 2017 and now target business critical systems rather than just desktops RANSOMWARE ha..

Russia, Syria invite probe into chemical attack as US threatens ‘big price to pay’

  By Arul Louis, UNITED NATIONS, The hands of the Russian ‘regime’ are ‘covered in the blood of Syrian children’, says Nikki Haley during a bitter clash at the UNSC meet RUSSIA and Syria have invited a probe into the all..

‘PNB ignored CVC’s advice against corrupt staff’

  NEW DELHI, SCAM-HIT Punjab National Bank is among some Government organisations which ignored the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) advice to act against its allegedly corrupt staff, the anti-corruption body has stated in a new report. The no..

Modi curbs Goyal’s plan to turn CST into museum

  NEW DELHI, PRIME Minister Narendra Modi has turned down Railway Minister Piyush Goyal’s ambitious plan to convert Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus into one of the first museum-cum-railway stations in India, sources said. The t..

Formulate management scheme for Cauvery by May 3: SC to Centre

  NEW DELHI, THE Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to formulate and file the draft Cauvery management scheme before it by May 3 and directed the authorities of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and other stakeholders to ensure peace in the meantime.A ..

Rahul Gandhi leads Congress fast for communal harmony

  NEW DELHI, CONGRESS President Rahul Gandhi on Monday led his party’s nationwide day-long fast against caste violence, communalism and the non-functioning of Parliament, for which it blames the ruling BJP, and to promote peace and harmony...

RTI reply finds discrepancies in EVM handling

  By Quaid Najmi, MUMBAI, Huge differences ranging from several thousands to lakhs in the numbers of EVMs supplied by only two PSUs -- ECIL and BEL and the machines received by Election Commission Major discrepancies found in the payment figures..

UIDAI brings digitally-signed QR code with photo for e-Aadhaar

  NEW DELHI, THE UIDAI has brought in secure digitally-signed QR Code on e-Aadhaar that will now contain photograph of the Aadhaar holder too, in addition to demographic details, to facilitate better offline verification of an individual. &ldquo..

2 jawans killed, 6 hurt in IED blast in C’garh

  Our Correspondent, BIJAPUR, Naxals are spreading terror in Bijapur to protest Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bastar visit, scheduled on April 14 UNLEASHING the fresh reign of terror ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on..

BJP names 72 candidates for Karnataka Assembly polls

  NEW DELHI, Fields Yeddyurappa from Shikaripura BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for Karnataka, B S Yeddyurappa, will contest from Shikaripura Assembly constituency, the party’s Central Election Committee announced on Sunday, as it..

CBI questions ICICI MD’s brother-in-law, NuPower directors

  MUMBAI, THE CBI on Sunday questioned Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar, and two directors of NuPower Renewables Pvt Ltd in connection with a case relating to Rs 3,250 crore loan to the Videocon Group in 2012...

2 Nagpur-based cos to display products in Defexpo 2018

  By Kaushik Bhattacharya, NAGPUR, Solar Group and Sandeep Metalcraft Pvt Ltd are participating from Nagpur Defexpo 2018 to commence in Chennai from April 11 to 14 IN the race of defence manufacturers from all over the world, two Nagpur-based ..

PNB hires lawyers for bankruptcy proceedings of Nirav firm in US

  NEW DELHI, STATE-OWNED Punjab National Bank (PNB) has hired lawyers to represent itself in the bankruptcy proceedings of the US-based Firestar Diamond, a group company of billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi who is accused of defrauding the lende..

NBWs against Nirav Modi, Choksi

  NEW DELHI, Issuance of NBWs also opens door for seeking Red Corner Notices against both of the accused from Interpol   A SPECIAL CBI court in Mumbai has issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs) against billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi and h..

Women provide triple delight at CWG

  GOLD COAST, Shooter Manu Baker clinches gold in 10m air pistol event Weightlifter Punam lifts gold; Vikas adds bronze Manika leads to historic women’s table tennis gold   FROM weightlifting to boxing to table tennis to hockey, wome..

FB may find more data breaches

  By Yoshita Singh, NEW YORK, FACEBOOK expects to uncover additional violations of users’ personal data, the company’s No 2 executive has said as the social media network faces severe backlash over its user data scandal.Chief Operati..

Prefer local languages for court: Bhagwat

    NEW DELHI, COURT proceedings and judgements should be pronounced in local languages, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Friday while asserting that Indian languages should be prioritised. Bhagwat cited various examples and said that forei..

Stalin starts mega rally over Cauvery issue

  TIRUCHIRAPPALLI, DMK Working President M K Stalin on Saturday began a mega rally over the Cauvery issue, that will cover the delta regions of Tamil Nadu, seeking immediate setting up of a management board to ensure release of water for farmers...

Three Himachal school staffers arrested for CBSE paper leak

  NEW DELHI, THE Class 12 economics paper of CBSE was leaked on March 23 - three days before the exam date - in Himachal Pradesh’s Una town and it was shared on at least 40 WhatsApp groups, Delhi Police said on Saturday after the arrest of ..

10 killed as truck rams into two auto-rickshaws in MP

  Our Correspondent, KATNI, TEN persons were killed and four were critically injured when a speeding truck rammed into two auto-rickshaws. One of the injured was rushed to Jabalpur for further treatment of his critical injuries, while two are un..

CBI grills Dhoot’s close aide, Rajiv Kochhar in Videocon loan case

  MUMBAI, THE CBI on Saturday questioned Rajiv Kocchar, brother-in-law of ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar, and Mahesh Chandra Pugalia, a close aide of Videocon Group chief Venugopal Dhoot in connection with a case relating to Rs 3,250 crore ..

‘BJP won’t scrap reservation policy’

  MUMBAI, (PTI), THE Modi Government will neither scrap the reservation policy nor allow anyone else to do so, BJP President Amit Shah asserted here on Friday, amid a raging controversy related to the alleged dilution of the SC/ST Act following..

Jaitley set to undergo kidney transplant surgery today

  NEW DELHI, (IANS), FINANCE Minister Arun Jaitley will undergo a kidney transplant surgery at the AIIMS on Saturday.Jaitley, who is suffering from a kidney-related ailment, was admitted in the hospital on Friday evening, hospital sources said...

Lifters continue medal-winning run

  GOLD COAST, (PTI), Sanjita Chanu wins gold, Deepak Lather bronze THERE was no stopping the Indian weightlifting juggernaut with Sanjita Chanu and Deepak Lather adding a gold and bronze to the team’s tally, while the shuttlers and boxers..

Nepal PM Oli seeks more investments from India

  NEW DELHI, (IANS), MAKING his first foreign trip after returning to power in February, Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli made a strong pitch for Indian businessmen to invest in his country by benefiting from its economic liberalisation and being a..