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All attempts of fabrication in vain; Pakistan criticised by ICJ for denying Kulbhushan from basic human rights

Well-known for fabricating issues and trying to play safe, naive Pakistan has always fallen on its face. Exhibiting another trial of the same act, Pakistan on Wednesday was slammed by the International Court of Justice for breaching obligation incumbent upon it, by not informing Jadhav of his rights under Article 36 of Vienna Convention...

All the struggle and efforts paid off well; India slates a winning streak in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

All the struggle and efforts paid off well; India slates a winning streak in Kulbhushan Jadhav case..

Transparency on another level! Cabinet approves National Medical Commission

Cabinet declared the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019 that aims at setting up of a National Medical Commission to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI)...

To eradicate evil of Cybercrime, MHA rolled out I4C!

MHA has rolled out a scheme ‘Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center (I4C)’ for the period 2018-2020, to combat cyber crime in the country, in a coordinated and effective manner...

ICJ announces Verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

ICJ announces Verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav..

God Blesses Andhra Pradesh! Veteran Politician Biswa Bhushan Harichandan Appointed as the New Governor

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been appointed as governor Andhra Pradesh by President Ramnath Kovind yesterday. ..

Bihar stands with equality: Announces ₹1.5 lakh to transgenders for sex change operation

With an aim to create equality amongst all classes in the state, the Bihar government has said that it would provide money to transgender members who opt for sex-change operations and also jail from six months to two years to those who refused to give them a house on rents or violate their rights...

#Karnataka: Constitution Wins! BJP Welcomes SCs Verdict on 15 Rebel MLAs Resignation

A bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi cleared that Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar is free to decide on the resignations of the rebel legislators within the time-frame decided by him..

'India and China both are exercising restraint in Doklam', Rajnath Singh ensures enhanced security along border with China

"India and China are respecting bilateral pacts to ensure peace and tranquillity along border”, said Rajnath Singh while addressing the lower house of parliament on Wednesday, further adding that both India and China were exercising restraint in Doklam. ..

Cabinet draws new roadmap for more inclusive development! All details inside

In this month, this is the 2nd time, Cabinet opened a sack of new decisions which will benefit national as well as regional growth and development...

Walking footsteps towards serenity, 16th batch of pilgrims leave to offer prayers at Amarnath Yatra

Engaging a self towards the path of purity and attaining spiritual bliss, the 16th batch of Amarnath Yatra comprising of 4,584 pilgrims, including 1,152 women and 95 seers on Wednesday left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp to offer their prayers at the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas...

Will find and deport all illegal infiltrators living on every inch of our country: Amit Shah's assures nation

Robustly acting to weed out illegal immigrants entering the country, the Modi government left no stones unturned. Fighting for the same, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday voiced himself in the Upper House asserting that the government will identify all illegal immigrants residing in the country and deport them as per the international law...

Paving way for greater collaboration and exchange of expertise across areas, India-UK sign MoU on law and justice

Celebrating the strength of strategic economic partnership and growing bilateral trading relationship between India and United Kingdom, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal reiterated commitment to a dynamic new India-UK trade partnership viewing to expand joint work to reduce barriers to trade...

Putting an end to ‘one of the social evils’; Jammu bans ‘begging’ making districts ‘citizen friendly’

Taking strong cognizance of the increasing situation of beggars in the city, the Jammu district administration has decided to impose a ban on begging. The administration has stated specific instructions which have to be followed by different department in order to put a check on begging...

Getting Stricter, NGT Directs to Shut Down Polluting Industries Within Three Months

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to shut down polluting industries coming under "critically polluted" and "severely polluted" areas within three months...

Boosting Make in India in Defence, Raksha Mantri approves participation of private sector industries for excellence Awards

In a major boost to the ‘Make in India’ initiative in Defence and Aerospace sector, Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh accords approval to allow Private Sector industry compete with Ordnance Factories and Defence Public Sector Units (DPSUs) for the prestigious Raksha Mantri’s Awards for Excellence. This is a significant departure from the past wherein only OFB Units and DPSUs competed only amongst each other for the Annual Raksha Mantri’s Awards, and the Private Sector industry was not eligible for any national-l..

Eyeing to receive benefits or subsidy; Centre along with RBI asks individuals for Aadhaar Authentication

With the parliament appraising and passing the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, the Centre in participation with the Reserve Bank of India has decided to ask for Aadhaar authentication as establishing identity for individuals who are desirous of receiving any benefit or subsidy...

Major boost to underworld investigation, Mumbai Police arrests Chota Shakeel’s close aide Afroz Wadariya

In what comes as big news for India and a major boost to investigation against underworld gangsters, the Mumbai Police arrested Afroz Wadariya aka Ahmed Raza. Afroz Wadariya, a close aide of Chota Shakeel and Faheem Machmach was handling D-Company's business in Surat, Mumbai and Thane. ..

Catching collars of corruption, CBI conducts raids at residence, office of former Samajwadi Party MP Atiq Ahmed

In order to catch the collars of corruption, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today conducted raids at the residence and official premises of former Samajwadi Party MP Atiq Ahmed. Heavy security forces have been deployed outside the residence and no is allowed to enter inside the premises...

Adding Value to Bilateral Ties, India-Uzbekistan Hold Talks on Counter-Terrorism

India and Uzbekistan had a long elaborative discussion on the issue of terrorism in the 8th meeting of India-Uzbekistan Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism held in New Delhi yesterday. ..

Raising to offer basic facilities free of charge, FinMin advises banks to withdraw minimum balance penalty on BSBD accounts

“Banks do not have any minimum balance requirement for basic savings bank deposit accounts, including accounts opened under Pradhan Mantri Jan DhanYojana”, stated Anurag Thakur in the lower house while referring to the RBI guidelines, clearing ahead that there was no need for maintaining minimum balance. ..

'No changes, no difficulties', CBDT rubs off incorrect social media reports that claimed changes in ITR forms

Citing to the incorrect social media reports claiming that the taxpayers were facing difficulties in filing return of income in ITR-2 and ITR-3 due to large scale changes in the ITR form in July, the Central Board of Direct Taxes on Tuesday has clarified that no changes have been made in any of the Income-tax Return forms for 2019-20. ..

Being displeased by objectionable material on RSS in DU, ABVP demands change in wrong picture depicted of Indian culture

Raising voice high against the objectionable material on the RSS, the ABVP and members of the Delhi University's academic council on Tuesday stated that there were anti-RSS topics in the varsity's syllabus. ..

Death toll in Mumbai's building collapse rises to 13; CM Fadnavis announces Rs 5 Lakh compensation for the next of kin

While the rescue operations from the rubble are still on, the death toll in a building collapse in south Mumbai's congested Dongri locality has risen to 13...

Touching homeland in coordinated efforts; ICG brings back 516 Indian fishermen with help of Bangladesh

Conducting a coordinated operation, the Indian Coast Guard along with the Bangladesh Coast Guard brought back as many as 516 Indian fishermen along with 32 Indian Fishing Boats from Bangladesh, stranded due to bad weather and rough seas in the Bay of Bengal. The Bangladesh Coast Guard apparently had provided shelter to these Indian Fishing Boats at Payra Port in Bangladesh approximately 135kms from International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL). ..

Changing course, flood in Assam recedes as Bihar still reels under the dark spell of natural calamity

As the situation deepens in flood hit areas, the disaster management team works hard to save lives by taking them to safer places and relief camps. While the situation in Assam has come under control, the state of Bihar still reels under the dark spell of flood. Taking cognizance of the situation it has been noted that the condition in upper Assam has started improving due to the receding of water but the situation in Lower Assam remains unchanged. 18 persons, so far, have lost their lives due to ..

Untangling knots of conspiracy of terror attack in India, NIA conducts search arresting a terror gang in TN

Breaking the tangled threads of terror activities rooting in Indian soil, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been vigilant enough to act swiftly in crushing the developing modules. In a similar instance, the NIA busted a gang which allegedly conspired, collected funds and made preparations to carry out terrorist attacks in India with the intention of establishing Islamic rule in the country...

Special Day Becomes More Special! PM Meets Vishvesha Teertha Swami on the Occasion of Guru Purnima

On the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his beloved Spiritual Guru Vishvesha Teertha Swami at Udupi, Karnataka...

Taking a step forward to strengthen the party, BJP in MH appoints Chandrakant Patil new state chief

Waking ahead in the Maharashtra assembly elections, the BJP on Tuesday appointed Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil and party MLA Mangal Prabhat Lodha as presidents of the state and Mumbai city units, respectively...

Sparing no one, Delhi Police nabs ‘wanted’ JeM terrorist from Srinagar

Working rigorously towards eradicating the menace of terrorism, the security forces have stepped up their vigilance and alertness. Taking serious action in eliminating the terrorists, the Delhi Police Special Cell has nabbed a wanted Jaish-e-Mohammad militant, carrying a reward of two lakh rupees on his head, from Srinagar...

Delhiites Elevated! After a Long Wait, RTR Flyover Opens in Delhi

After a long wait, the elevated, three-lane, 2.7km long Rao Tula Ram (RTR) flyover was opened by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today...

Where there’s Guru, there’s Grace! Goa CM Sawant remembers Manohar Parrikar on Guru Poornima

Worshipping the ultimate of all the worships, Goa CM Pramod Sawant today paid tributes to his predecessor late Manohar Parrikar in the state Assembly on the occasion of Guru Poornima, saying he was his political guru. ..

Environment First! Bombay HC Annuls Clearances to Coastal Road Project

The HC today quashed the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearances granted to BMC’s 14000-crore rupees Coastal Road Project which is proposed to connect Marine Drive to Borivali. ..

Following reel of heavy bearings in IMA Ponzi scam scheme, the SIT hems in Congress's Roshan Baig

Crime, scams, money, power are all linked and these linkages further lead to hem in a criminal! The Special Investigation Team on Tuesday moved up suspending Congress MLA Roshan Baig following a heavy reel of interrogations in the IMA Ponzi scam scheme...

Trapping a total of 40 residents, a sudden building fall in Mumbai's Dongri critically forces 2 to breath last

Waking ahead in an another shocking incident in Maharashtra, a sudden 4 storey building fall in Mumbai’s Dongri region has trapped more than 40 residents under the debris, where two amongst them died on the spot. ..

AICTE disallows low employment potential disciplines from 2021-22!

Yesterday, in a written answer to a question on employability of Indian graduates, Pokhriyal informed that the Indian higher education regulator AICTE won’t allow new conventional disciplines citing their low employment potential and will instead focus on emerging fields like Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, 3D printing, etc...

Encephalitis: SC seeks response of Centre, Bihar,UP govts on PIL

The Supreme Court has sought the response of the Centre, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh governments on a PIL seeking urgent steps to control the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and provide necessary medical facilities to persons suffering from it...

Yogi Sarkar relaxes tax structure for small shopkeepers

The state government has given great favor to small shopkeepers. Now, those who run the shops up to 120 sq. ft. will get a great benefit, the house taxation has been decreased from five times to one and a half time. The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday. In the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister, amending the Municipal Corporation (Property Tax) Rules 2000, the Uttar Pradesh Municipal Corporation (Property Tax) (Third Amendment) Rules ..

Hats off to CRPF: Rescues 20 civilians trapped in debris after a massive mishap in Himachal Pradesh

It is needless to say that our Country’s each personnel is entitled to a salute but this incident has made us everyone proud when a CRPF team of 21 personnel along with other agencies committed itself to the rescue and relief operation after an unfortunate massive landslide in Kumarhatti, Himachal Pradesh destroyed a dhaba on Sunday and trapped 20 civilians in the debris...

Scaling high, connecting through airways; first international direct flight from Indore takes off for Dubai

Engaging relation through airways, the first international flight from Indore took-off for Dubai on Monday from Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport. Aligning with Air India, the non-stop flight will fulfill a long-standing desire from the travel fraternity and tourists for direct connectivity to the Gulf...

Perfect blend of valour and heroism; CRPF Jawans rescue girl from Kashmir drowning in water

Exhibiting their valour and courageous side, the Indian Security Forces never fail to impress the common man. Ought to be one of the most daring rescue operation, the CRPF Jawans saved a 14-year-old who was being swept off my strong undercurrents in Kashmir's Baramulla...

Empowering the anti-terror agency with more powers, LS passes NIA Amendment Bill

With intensified discussion over the National Investigation (Amendment Bill) 2019, Lok Sabha finally gave an approving nod empowering the central anti-terror agency to investigation offences committed outside India as well as mandates the setting up of special courts for such cases. Refuting the uproar created by the opposition claiming that the bill is a ‘misuse’ of the NIA law...

No special privilege! NEET to continue in TN, Puducherry

Centre has turned down requests from Puducherry and Tamil Nadu governments to exempt students from appearing in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for undergraduate and postgraduate medical admissions...

Providing facilities, incentives and subsidies to fishing community, Goa to soon balance costs through Fisheries Corporation

Moving ahead to keep a check on the prices of fish, the key kitchen staple in the coastal state, Goa CM Pramod Sawant on Monday said that his government was planning to set up a Fisheries Corporation...

Putting words in practice! Soon ‘Budget promised’ industrial defense Corridor to take shape in Salem

n pursuance to the said announcement, it has been decided to develop one such corridor in Tamil Nadu and the other one in Uttar Pradesh...

Small bribe but huge fault! CBI arrests NPCC officers bribing Rs 33 lakh for passing construction bills of BSF outputs

A small bribe but a great fault! Viewing to uproot the corruption from society, the Central Bureau of Investigation today arrested several people for alleged bribery by National Projects Construction Corporation Limited officers in clearing bills pertaining to construction of BSF border outposts...

Gilgit Baltistan speaks up; claims ‘Its part of J&K’ slams Pakistan asserting it has no right to change borders

Coming out in open and speaking up for themselves, Gilgit Baltistan in an open letter busted dreams of Pakistan and giving them a reality check stressed that the territory, which has been administered by Pakistan, is a ‘compelling part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir’ and Pakistan`s status is only that of an ‘assumed supervisor’ that has no right to change its borders...

Lauds and Applauds! Bollywood Badshah to be honoured with honorary doctorate by Melbourne's La Trobe University

‘Badshah of Bollywood’ or ‘King Khan’, as he is referred to, having appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films till date, is all set to receive an honorary doctorate degree from Melbourne-based La Trobe University for his contributions and efforts towards underprivileged children, women's empowerment through Meer Foundation. ..

Blasting influence of age-old hooey practices, Kerala to bring in Anti-Superstition Bill

In recent time, Kerala witnessed an increased number of ‘black magic’ cases. Now, blowing these evil practices, Kerala is bringing a new bill to curb "inhuman" practices and exploitation in the name of superstition...

Sliding down to 23 month low, WPI based inflation settles at 2.02%, helped by decline in prices of fuel, vegetables

Post retail inflation reports covered the market winds, settling at 3.18 per cent for the month of June 2019, the wholesale price-based inflation has declined for the second consecutive month to its 23 month low of 2.02 per cent. This is helped by decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items. ..

#AyodhyaCase: Moving SC, Special judge seeks ‘six months time’ to conclude trial

The special judge is holding this case, which moved to Supreme Court, seeking 6 more months to conclude the trial in the case on Monday...

Vigilant and alert as ever; BSF gun down Pakistani intruder sneaking in Jammu and Kashmir

Known for their vigilance and strict action on intruders, the Border Security Force has beefed up its forces in ensuring safety and security of the country. In a remarkable instance slated by the Border Security Force on Monday during the wee hours saw them shooting down a Pakistani intruder entering Indian border.The man was shot after he ignored numerous warnings by the security force...

Asaram to Continue in Jail: Supreme Court Dismisses Bail Plea

The Apex Court today dismissed the bail plea of Asaram Bapu in connection with a sexual assault case logged against him in Gujarat...

India tick marks fruitful results; Pakistan allows visa free movement for Sikh pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Corridor

Coming to conclusion after an intensified discussion keeping religious sentiments and safety of the pilgrims on top priority, India and Pakistan discussed modalities of facilitation for Kartarpur Corridor visitors. Slating a positive response, the officials of Pakistan asserted that the neighbouring country will allow 5,000 Sikh pilgrims per day throughout the year to visit Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib. ..

“Nation Can Never Forget Joshi Ji’s Struggle”: Amit Shah Pays Tribute to Jagannathrao Joshi on his Death Anniversary

Today is the 18th death anniversary of veteran Indian politician and former leader of Bharatiya Jana Sangh and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Jagannathrao Joshi who has made an unforgettable contribution in building concrete walls of the party...

Saluting each and every Braveheart, Raksha Mantri Lights Victory Flame to Mark 20 Years of Kargil War

This year marks the 20thanniversary of the successful culmination of Operation Vijay wherein brave soldiers of the Indian Army overcame seemingly insurmountable odds, hostile terrain, weather, and a determined enemy occupying dominating heights, to win the Kargil war. On this momentous occasion, the Indian Army is celebrating this victory in memory of its brave martyrs with events covering a myriad spectrum...

No respite to Assam from flood fury; Army, NDRF act swiftly evacuating people to safer places

Drooling under the water waves of flood, there is no respite seen in Assam because of the incessant rains and new areas been undated. Nearly 26 lakh people are affected in the current wave of flood in 103 revenue circles in 28 districts of Assam. Coming to people’s rescue the NDRF, SDRF and local authorities evacuated around 9 thousand people on Sunday. ..

Accelerating efforts to achieve Universal Health Coverage, India leads digital healthcare revolution under digital blueprint

Prioritising the health impulse and aiming to bring all stakeholders on common e-Health platform, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today released the National Digital Health Blueprint report in the national capital today...

#KarnatakaCrisis: To clear air of uncertainty, BJP asks Karnataka CM to pursue trust vote in Assembly today

On this increasing political uncertainty, BJP challenged already troubled Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy to move a confidence motion in the state Assembly on Monday to prove that his shaky coalition government has a majority. ..

Cabinet’s positive nod for reassembly of Law Commission

To channelized Law Commission again, the Union law ministry has initiated the process of setting up a law commission body that gives advice to the government on complex legal issues...

Twentieth Anniversary of Kargil War: Time for celebration and introspection

India is celebrating, in this month of July, the 20th anniversary of the Kargil War, a military epic fought at heights over 16000 feet and temperatures as low as minus 15 degree Celsius. The ignominious designs of a belligerent neighbour (Pakistan) to violate the territorial integrity of the nation were thwarted by a military action that has no parallel in the annals of military history...

Keeping safety at top priority, Rishikesh's iconic Laxman Jhula Bridge closed for public

Rishikesh’s iconic Laxman Jhula, a 450-foot-long iron suspension bridge constructed over the river Ganga, has been finally closed down temporarily after 90 years on Friday, July 12. The iconic bridge in Rishikesh connects the villages of Tapovan in Tehri Garhwal district, on the west bank of the river, to Jonk in Pauri Garhwal district, on the east bank. Open for both pedestrians and motorbikes, Laxman Jhula is a British-era bridge that was built in 1923...

Total incivility! GFP in Goa violates sanctity by holding a meeting at place where Manohar Parrikar was cremated

Violating the sanctity of the whereabout and gradually showing incivility towards the former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, the Goa Forward Party on Sunday held a meeting at the place where Parrikar was cremated, further withdrawing the support from the BJP state government by sending a communication to Governor Mridula Sinha...

Change, serving better! RBI explores phone based solution to make cash transaction easy for visually impaired

Viewing to serve the visually challenged people in identifying currency notes, the Reserve Bank of India on Sunday has decided to come up with a mobile application that would identify the denominations, while cash still remains a dominant mode of transaction...

2 Maoists killed in an encounter with police in Chhattisgarh

In Chhattisgarh, two Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Dantewada district on Sunday. The exchange of fire between District Reserve Guard - DRG and Maoists took place in Kirandul area of the district this morning. Sources said the team of DRG recovered the bodies of Maoists along with two weapons from the spot. Both Maoists had a reward of 5 lakh rupees each on their head. Police said they have also arrested one Maoist from the place of encounter...

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Cabinet Minister

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned from Punjab Cabinet. In a tweet, Sidhu has said that he sent his resignation to Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on June 10 and would send it to Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh also. Sidhu had been sulking after being stripped of key portfolios in the Punjab cabinet reshuffle in June...

Don’t worry ISRO! We will wait to create history...

“Don’t worry ISRO! we will wait to create history,” these were the words by each Indian when India's second unmanned mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan 2, was put on hold citing technical issues. According to ISRO, the revised countdown will be announced later...

Busting IED module, J&K police apprehends two suspects in Shopian

Following their duty with complete dedication, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have busted an IED module in southern Shopian district by arresting two persons...

Incessant rains in Nepal force 28 to breath last while 16 go misplaced

Leaving settlements at high risk and further disrupting the transportation on all major highways in Nepal, the floods within, following the heavy rains have forced at least 28 to breath last, while 16 persons are missing...

As parts of India reel under drought like situation, Meghalaya becomes first state to have its own ‘water policy’

While some parts of India still reel under drought like condition, the state of Meghalaya has set to become the first state in the country to have a proper water policy. The objective of the policy is to recognize water resources as a common pool resource, to provide safe and hygienic water for drinking, domestic and sanitation and livelihood development to all residents of the state. ..

Brahmaputra River mediates development; Indian waterways connect Bhutan and Bangladesh for cargo transport

Connecting diplomatically and professional infrastructural development, Indian waterways is being used to transport cargo between 2 countries. This is the first-ever development where 1000 metric tons (MT) of stones from Bhutan were being transported to Bangladesh using the Brahmaputra by ship MV AAI which set sail from Dhubri in Assam on Friday...

Replacing Lobo, Chandrakant Kavlekar swears in as new Dy CM while 4 new minister formally get inducted to Goa cabinet

Reshuffling the Goa Cabinet for the second time after taking the charge as state Chief Minister, Dr Sawant today gave positions to three of the 10 Congress lawmakers in Goa who switched to the BJP earlier this week, further inducting four new ministers in the Assembly...

'Our soldiers are and will remain our primary assets', Army chief Rawat warns Pakistan over its misadventure

“Chinese come and patrol their perceived line of actual control, and we try and attempt to reach out to our line of actual control which has been given to us”, said Army chief Bipin Rawat on Saturday, while addressing a seminar on 20 years after Kargil conflict, further adding that there were no intrusions by the Chinese in Ladakh's Demchok sector...

Combating against population explosion; Private Member’s Bill calls for two-child norm

To curb this population explosion and managing national human resources, The Population Regulation Bill, 2019, introduced by Rakesh Sinha in the Upper House, suggests that people with more than two living children should be “disqualified” from being chosen as an MP, MLA or a member of any body of the local self-government after the commencement of the Act...

How Unnao Madrasa forced to chant ‘Jai Shree Ram’ was fake; UP Police unveils conspicuous attempts

Creating chaos, misleading people from the truth and hiding the facts; the common man has been unduly subjected to things which would create anonymity and feeling of hatred among each other. In a similar incident of Unnao where the blanket of rumour highlighted Muslims being forced to chant ‘Jai Shree Ram’ has now been exposed with truth. It has come to notice that the boys were involved in fight over cricket match and no religious angle was involved in this incident. ..

All thanks to digitalisation adopted by Assam; Getting on toes over mass welfare, GMC acts swift to clean the garage

Liberating a remarkable example for all, the Guwahati Municipal Corporation has rightly signified that people’s safety and needs will always be on their priority. Exhibiting their work in complete dedication and on timely basis, the Guwahati Municipal Corporation was quick enough to respond to a complaint initiated by a local to clean the garbage in the area...

Assam Rifles rescues kidnapped Manipur man; recovers large cache of arms and ammunition during search operation

A big success was achieved by the Assam Rifles (AR) when Lunkholal Lhungdim, Chief of Dampi village, was kidnapped from Kaprang village of Churachandpur district, Manipur, by four armed individuals on July 5. A rescue operation was launched by Assam Rifles (AR) in coordination with the local police which resulted in the release of the kidnapped individual on July 6...

Goa Cabinet to reshuffle again after Dy Speaker Michael Lobo resigns; 3 MLAs to swear in by 3 pm today

Ahead of the Goa cabinet reshuffle scheduled today replacing four ministers, Goa Assembly Speaker Rajesh Patnekar has said that the assembly will be working as scheduled although new ministers were to be inducted. ..

Leave the dogs at least! Congress led reigns in MP issue orders to transfer 46 police dog handlers and their canines

Waking ahead in the transfer racket underway in Madhya Pradesh, the inept Congress led government has stepped up transferring 46 police dog handlers across the state along with their canines. ..

Shading brooms over Lok Sabha thoroughfares, BJP MPs participate in cleanliness drive under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Aiming to reach the sustainable development goals by October this year citing 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, several BJP leaders today joined the cleaning campaign in the Lok Sabha premises under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. ..

In a big step, UP removes 9 DMs, 26 IAS officers

On Friday night, the Uttar Pradesh government transferred 26 IAS officers, including DM of nine districts. Amethi's District Magistrate Ram Manohar Mishra has also been removed. At his place, Prashant Sharma has been made Amethi's new DM. Apart from this, the government has also removed IAS officer Santosh Kumar Rai, who came under CBI probe in the mining scam...

Uttarakhand to host first-ever Himalayan states' conclave on July 28

Uttarakhand will host the first-ever Himalayan states` conclave here on July 28 where the prime focus will be on sustainable development. The conclave will host the Chief Ministers of the Himalayan states - Uttarakhand, Jammu, and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Mizoram, and Nagaland, along with administrators and specialists...

Chhattisgarh: Hardcore Maoist wiped out in encounter with security forces

A hardcore Maoist was killed in an encounter with security forces on Friday. The gunfight between District Reserve Guard and Maoists took place at Dabba forest in Dantewada district. Police recovered the body of Maoist and a rifle from the spot...

Strengthening bilateral economic relations, India and US hold detailed discussion

With an aim to strengthen bilateral economic relations, India and the United States held a detailed discussion on a range of trade issue the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Friday...

Celebrating the beauty of jewel state, J&K starts ‘Jammu Darshan’ for tourists and pilgrims

Sharing an enduring experience with the tourists, the Jammu Tourism Department along with a private partner started an open bus service 'Jammu Darshan' to ferry tourists across various destinations in Jammu...

Strong step towards inclusive education, Lok Sabha passes ‘Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019’

According to the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019 introduced by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, the two universities will increase access and quality of higher education and also promote avenues of higher education for the people of the state...

Jumping eight months high, retail inflation in June pumps up to 3.18% citing rise in food prices

After the inside story of the Wholesale Price Index based inflation went out in open, the retail inflation in the month of June increased marginally to 3.18 per cent over the previous month, citing to the rise in food prices...

Striving for justice over forceful conversion of girls, Hindus in Pakistan stage strong protest in Sindh

Emancipating their strong protest against these violence and forceful abduction, the Pakistani Hindus staged protest at Jacobabad Sindh against forced conversions. This is not something which has begun just few months ago, but this has been continuing for ages. Bringing into limelight, the recent past has witnessed dozens of cases in which girls from minority Hindu community were forcibly abducted, converted to Islam against their will and married to men much elder to their age...

Dismissing news of ‘privatizing’ India Railways, Goyal asserts to facilitate development in national interest

In a remarkable gesture of putting forward the work commitments, the Parliament on Thursday worked till midnight discussing issues. But that did not stop the ministers from continuing the debate for the next day. Discussing issues on railways, the Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal on Friday said there was “no question” of privatising Indian railways. He added a ‘but’, saying that the ministry will invite investments for new lines and projects ‘in national interest’. ..

After snipping RTGS and NEFT charges, SBI now waives off IMPS charges for online banking customers

State Bank of India, being country's largest lender by assets, has decided to waive Immediate Payment Service charges for its internet banking, mobile banking and YONO customers, effecting from August 1...

LaQshya: Transformational change in quality of care in maternity

Government of India has launched “LaQshya” (Labour room Quality Improvement Initiative) to improve the quality of care in the labor room and maternity operation theatres in public health facilities. It’s a multipronged approach focused on Intrapartum and the immediate postpartum period...

'If economy will anyway double, what Congress did in last 60 year?', Sitharaman roars over Chidambaram's compounding buzz

Roaring aloud and responding to the unworthy allegations put up by the Congress party over the Union Budget presented on July 5, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the upper house today staunchly said that every estimate projection that had been noted in the Budget was realistic...

Engaging ties of religious sentiments, Sikh apex body invites Pak PM Imran Khan for Guru Nanak birth anniversary

With another surprising incident that would trigger a political row, but is seen as engaging religiously, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has invited Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to Punjab to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. ..

Extolling heroes on duty..! RPF soldier in Ahmedabad saves a woman from conking amid moving train

Rising high in the uniform, a Railway Protection Force jawan on Thursday saved a woman who fell off the platform as she tried to board the train at Ahmedabad Railway Station. Rescuing the lady passenger, RPF officer Manish Jat pulled her up while she slipped and fell in the gap between platform and moving train...

Warring together against drugs, Punjab and Haryana CMs agree on inter-state meet on drugs on July 25

Discussing greater coordination in the battle against drugs, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday met Haryana CM M L Khattar, further agreeing to hold an inter-state meeting of all the northern states on July 25. ..

Quenching thirst of scorching regions, first train carrying 50 wagons of water is on its way to Chennai!

Now, giving some relief to drought, The first train carrying water from Jolarpet railway station in Vellore left for Chennai today...

Coming hard on Cyber Threat, Home Ministry issues social media norms for government employees

In its first social media and Internet policy for government employees, the Union home ministry has given clear guidelines against accessing social media on official devices, including mobile phones and computers, unless permitted...

'Indian Medical Council Bill is need of an hour', Dr Harsh Vardhan states India's doctor-population ratio to be lower than WHO norm

Waking ahead in developing the health sectors and deciding pathways to improvising related parameters, the government in a survey on Friday found that there were more than 19.47 lakh allopathy, ayurveda, unani and homeopathy doctors at the end of March this year...

Listing guidelines for indigenous inhabitants, Nagaland promises to live up to the interest of the people

Following footsteps of neighbouring state Assam with regards to National Register of Citizens for alienating illegal immigrants, Nagaland has also set guidelines for listing indigenous inhabitants. The state government has decided that it will not to take any decision that is discriminatory or goes against interest of people or any community while preparing Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland...

MEA unveils new face, appoints Vikas Swarup as Secretary of Overseas Indian Affairs

Setting new face with new agendas, the Centre on Thursday appointed diplomat Vikas Swarup as Secretary of Overseas Indian Affairs. Vikas Swarup will replace Sanjiv Arora on August 1. Author-diplomat Vikas Swarup is India’s current High Commissioner to Canada. ..