Puri (Odisha): President Ram Nath Kovind released Rs 1,000 and Rs 10 commemorative coins on the occasion of Nabakalebar festival at a function here on Sunday. Earlier, the government had announced the release of the coins marking the festival which is a symbolic recreation of sibling deities LordMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 13:42 IST | Updated 13:55 IST
Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has launched a drive to check incidents of theft of coal from goods trains in its jurisdiction by alerting its workforce and intensifying patrolling. While the workforce have been alerted about the thriving coal theft, frequent patrolling, deputation ofMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 13:36 IST | Updated 13:43 IST
Hyderabad: An indigenously developed hybrid weather balloon to study the nature of aerosols blanket formed in summer above Asian continent between Mediterranean Sea and China will be launched in July-August.
Published 18-Mar-2018 13:31 IST | Updated 13:39 IST
New Delhi: Demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, which have been counted and processed for genuineness, are shredded and briquetted before being disposed of through a tendering process, the RBI has said. The central bank had earlier estimated the value of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes received, asMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 13:19 IST
Lucknow: Amid allegations of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) having given leeway for billionaire businessmen Nirav Modi, Vijay Mallya and others to flee the country, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh questioned as how they received the money in the first place.
Published 18-Mar-2018 13:10 IST | Updated 14:03 IST
New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for pursuing a "personalised foreign policy", saying it was "confused and bereft of focus and direction". In its 84th Plenary session, the party noted that the Modi's tendency to disparage his predecessors and diminish India'sMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 13:05 IST
New Delhi: A man has moved the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Centre to remove the name of his wife, a Ukrainian national, from the blacklist to enable her to apply for a spouse visa to stay in India. The man claimed the Foreigner Regional Registration Office (FRRO) has blacklisted hisMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 13:03 IST
New Delhi: An annual trade deficit of as much as $150 billion with the US alone does not allow India room to retaliate in the event of a global trade war being unleashed by recent protectionist trends in the developed world, since the country's imports are mostly of an essential nature, industryMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 12:19 IST | Updated 12:21 IST
New Delhi: Recommendations of eight state governments, seven governors, 14 Union ministers did not find any place in this year's Padma awards, which will be conferred on March 20 and April 2.
Published 18-Mar-2018 11:44 IST
New Delhi: Nearly 40 per cent of crimes against senior citizens in the country between 2014 and 2016 were reported from two states of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, government data shows. According to a home ministry statistics, the national capital was still among the top seven states in suchMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 10:50 IST
New Delhi: As the beginning of the Hindu New Year is being celebrated with great zeal across the nation, President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday extended his greetings. "Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens on the occasion of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh and SajibuMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 10:42 IST
Indore: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday claimed that as many as 450 railway projects were incomplete across the country when the NDA government came to power in 2014. "When Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government took charge, we found that 450 railway projects were incomplete and some ofMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 10:36 IST
New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that she does not think that the Doklam border standoff with China would repeat itself.
Published 18-Mar-2018 10:24 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Saturday questioned AAP MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash last month. Khan and Jarwal were earlier arrested in connection with the case and were later granted bail. A senior police officerMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 07:37 IST
New Delhi: AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj on Saturday said that Congress has "woken up" to the alleged misuse of EVMs more than a year after the Aam Aamdi Party had first "exposed the dangers" posed by the electronic voting machines to the parliamentary democracy of India.
Published 18-Mar-2018 06:58 IST
Kannur: In an effort at building bridges of friendship between the Indian and US Navies, Svetla Walsh and Tyler Beck of the United States Naval Academy, Maryland, paid a week long visit to the Indian Naval Academy at nearby Ezhimala from March 11.
Published 18-Mar-2018 20:02 IST
Ayodhya: The Ram temple issue has been one of the favorite discussion topics for the Indian politicians. BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Vinay Katiyar, during a function here, stated that the "Ram Janmabhoomi" (birthplace of Lord Ram) wanted another sacrifice and people should be ready for it.
Published 18-Mar-2018 19:22 IST
Gandhinagar: Rajiv Kumar, VC, Niti Aayog met CM Vijay Rupani and other senior state officials of the state and said while Gujarat has done very well in industrialisation, it will need to do some catching-up in the health and education sectors.
Published 18-Mar-2018 19:15 IST
Mumbai: Budget carrier IndiGo, whose 11 A320neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines are grounded due to safety concerns , on Sunday had to pull out one more such aircraft from service. The A320neo aircraft, bearing registration number VT-ITX, has not flown since 8:45am on Sunday afterMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 18:57 IST
New Delhi: The Social Justice ministry has sent a Bill on transgender rights to the Cabinet after finalising nine amendments, including those in the definition of the term 'transgender', keeping with the recommendations of a parliamentary panel.
Published 18-Mar-2018 17:16 IST

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