Date wise Archive

Fatehpur (UP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lambasted the SP government for its "failure "to maintain law and order in Uttar Pradesh, saying 'goonda raj' was prevailing there and even the Supreme Court has had to intervene to get a minister booked in an alleged rape case.

Mamata shocked
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Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passed away at a city hospital here this afternoon. 68-year-old Kabir, who was suffering from a kidney ailment and related complications, died at 2.52 PM, a senior hospital official said. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and a son, his son in-law Leon D'Souza said.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court has pulled up the Centre for "making money" at the cost of citizens' health by allowing dumping in India of hazardous waste from foreign countries.

Allahabad

Triple talaq is a "pernicious social practice" that has been "banned or restricted" in many Islamic countries, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said and demanded that the Congress, SP and BSP clarify their stand on the issue.

Chennai

DMK today appealed to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to "nullify" the vote of confidence won by Sasikala loyalist E K Palaniswami, alleging it was adopted by contravening the rules of the state Assembly.

Imphal

The decision to carry out cross-LoC surgical strikes last September was taken at an emergency meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after terrorists attacked Uri army camp, Home Minister Rajnath Singh revealed today.

Mamata condoles death
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Noted Bengali singer Banasree Sengupta today passed away at a city hospital after prolonged illness.

Hyderabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's skill development vision has led to a discussion in the country that imparting skills is more important than education, Union Minister for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy said here today.

Aizawl

Mizoram Finance minister Lalsawta today said he was making preparations to present the state budget for 2017-18 during the budget session of the state legislature commencing from March 14.

Srinagar

Low-cost airline AirAsia started its operations in Jammu and Kashmir today, with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti expressing hope that it would augur well for the coming tourist season in the state.

Washington

India became the 12th largest holder of US government securities at the end of 2016, with exposure worth USD 118.2 billion.

Bhopal

The Madhya Pradesh Government is planning to link all the 5.34-crore beneficiaries under the public distribution system (PDS) in the state to their Aadhaar card by the end of February.

Mumbai

Fourth largest carmaker Honda India, which has not so successfully played the volume game in recent years, hopes to get back to the premium tag with the new Honda City, that has been its only warhorse since the first launch in January 1998.

Mumbai

Fund houses are betting big on investments through systemic investment plan (SIP) to achieve the magical figure of Rs 20 trillion assets under management (AUM) for the industry by end of the current calendar year.

London

One of the UK's leading umbrella group for Hindus has said the Bank of England has assured them that concerns over the use of animal fat in the new five-pound notes were being treated with "utmost seriousness" and the new 20 pound notes would be launched only after co

Panaji

It will be business as usual for the offshore casino vessels in Goa as they are situated beyond the 500 meters criteria decided by the Supreme Court while banning sale of liquor along the national and state highways.

AJMER

The three-day 'Amazing Ajmer' event aimed at promoting tourism in the city, concluded here today.
Education Minister Vasudev Devnani said Rs 2600 has been earmarked for the development of the city.

Mumbai

Majority of consumers in the country are ready to move away from cash and adopt mobile payments for their purchases, says a report.

NEW DELHI

As a strategy to grow its business, Bandhan Bank will continue to disburse a large chunk of loans as microcredit for some more time, founder and chief executive Chandra Shekhar Ghosh has said.

Mumbai

The number of units under Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to grow exponentially to 1.9 billion units in India by 2020 or about USD 9 billion, says a report.

Mumbai

The country's steel production and consumption is likely to remain higher in 2017-18 from 89.79 MT of crude steel during 2015-16 backed by an increase in infrastructure allocation in the Budget, a report said.

Mumbai

Markets regulator Sebi has decided to empanel 'resource persons' to help spread financial literacy in select districts.

NEW DELHI

Retirement fund body EPFO is expected to launch online facility for settlement of claims, including EPF withdrawal and pension fixation, by May this year to put an end to tedious paper work by its members.

Mumbai

Tech Mahindra sees the proposed merger of Vodafone and Idea as a "seismic" event that will impact the IT sector, but asserted that it will benefit from such a deal.
The software firm derives over half of its revenue from servicing communication companies.

NEW DELHI

India's gold imports fell by about 32.7 per cent to USD 19.74 billion during the April-January period of this fiscal, which is expected to keep a lid on the current account deficit.

Lucknow

A 61.16-per cent voter turnout was today recorded in the third phase of the seven-phase Uttar Pradesh polls which concluded by and large peacefully.