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Kolkata: Eminent scientists on Thursday said the country should draw an effective strategy in the next three years to control the menace of Invasive Alien Species (IAS), a potential threat to biodiversity.
Published 15-Dec-2017 09:28 IST
London: Vijay Mallya's defence on Thursday fielded a UK-based prison service expert to claim that jails in India are over-crowded with poor hygiene as the defence and prosecution completed submission of all the evidence in the extradition trial of the liquor baron at a UK court here.
Published 15-Dec-2017 08:19 IST | Updated 08:52 IST
New Delhi: National passenger carrier Air India has suspended three officials for causing a delay in the departure of Delhi-Vijaywada flight. According to an airline official, the incident occurred on Wednesday morning, when Air India's AI 459 Delhi to Vijaywada flight ferrying 125 passengersMore
Published 15-Dec-2017 08:12 IST
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Published 15-Dec-2017 06:00 IST
Lucknow: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday urged the people of India to emulate the 'tehzeeb' (culture) of Lucknow and said that if this happens, half the problems faced by the country will end. Speaking as the chief guest at the 7th Convocation Ceremony of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar University in theMore
Published 15-Dec-2017 18:57 IST
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday imposed a complete ban on plastic items like carry bags, plates and cutlery in towns located on the banks of the River Ganga like Haridwar and Rishikesh. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also banned the sale, manufactureMore
Published 15-Dec-2017 14:05 IST
New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said "paid news" had become "menace" and media outlets should ensure "sensibility" in their news than focusing on "sensationalism". "Paid news is not news. It has become a menace. It weakens the society. You (news outlets) have power toMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 22:27 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi on Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that he was facing a "crisis of credibility" and had stopped talking of corruption.
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:35 IST
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday emphasised the need to continue the momentum on infrastructure creation and expedite investment in railways to propel the Indian economy. Addressing industry association FICCI's annual general meeting here, he said India has had one of the highestMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:40 IST
New Delhi: The message of peace and harmony is "beautifully portrayed" in the holy Quran and people often do not understand its essence, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat told a group of students from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, adding it does not propagate violence.
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:17 IST
New Delhi: Former JD(U) president Sharad Yadav on Thursday rejected reports that he could stand for Parliament from one of three Lok Sabha seats that have fallen vacant. He dismissed the reports as "baseless".
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:29 IST
New Delhi: India, on Thursday, congratulated the newly-elected alliance in Nepal and said that it looked forward to working with the democratically-elected government to advance close and multifaceted partnership.
Published 14-Dec-2017 22:33 IST
Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan was happy to receive an appreciation note from Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who lauded his effort in supporting the Armed Forces Flag Day awareness campaign. Shah Rukh shared on his social media a snapshot of the note, which read: "We would like to expressMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:45 IST
New Delhi: India should give up its "romantic" foreign policy and learn to deal with its neighbours the way they should be dealt with, senior BJP leader Ram Madhav had said on Thursday, cautioning that the Doklam issue with China was not over yet. Reaffirming India's commitment to maintain its "goodMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:44 IST
New Delhi: The commissioning of a submarine by the Prime Minister on Thursday does not fall under the ambit of the model code which is in force due to Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat elections, the Election Commission said on Thursday.
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:22 IST
New Delhi: Around 4 lakh people contribute 95 per cent of GST collections, while 35 per cent of those who have filed returns mostly paid no tax, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. He provided these figures emerging from studies in response to a query at industry chamber Ficci's 90thMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:05 IST
New Delhi: Vistara has informed aviation regulator DGCA that Zaira Wasim's mother did not want to register a complaint about the alleged molestation of the actor on-board its flight, an airline source said.
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:44 IST
New Delhi: The Election Commission, on Thursday, said that no FIR had been lodged against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for prima facie violating election law by giving interviews to TV channels which were aired hours before the second phase of Gujarat polling was to begin on Thursday morning.More
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:40 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sought the opposition's cooperation for a constructive Winter Session of Parliament which starts on Friday even as the Congress insisted on an apology from him for attacking his predecessor Manmohan Singh during the Gujarat poll campaign.
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:27 IST
New Delhi: Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot on Thursday inaugurated a CSR summit for cochlear implant surgery here. He said an estimate showed that around 35,000 children need cochlear implants annually in India, an official statement said.
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:54 IST | Updated 19:59 IST

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