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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

The Union government has prepared an action plan to tackle the situation in Jammu and Kashmir which has witnessed a major deterioration in the law and order situation in recent times.

Death sentence based on credible evidence, says Islamabad
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India today demanded from Pakistan a certified copy of the charge sheet as well as the judgement in the death sentence of its national Kulbhushan Jadhav and sought consular access to him.

Washington

President Donald Trump has hailed the US military's "very, very successful" strike on an Islamic State (IS) tunnel complex in Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat which killed 36 militants and destroyed their mountain hideouts near the Pak

Kolkata

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi today extended his greetings to the people of the state on the eve of Bengali New Year and wished them peace and prosperity.

Lucknow

The Ayodhya dispute and triple talaq will dominate the agenda of the two-day meeting of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) beginning here on Saturday.

Kolkata

A day after its poor show in the by-poll to Kanthi Dakshin assembly seat in West Bengal, CPM state secretary Surya Kanta Mishra today admitted that LF supporters may have voted for BJP which resulted in the defeat of the Left party.

Nagpur

Taking forward the BJP's aggressive Dalit outreach, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flew into Nagpur to pay homage to Bhimrao Ambedkar at 'Deekshabhoomi' where the architect of the Indian Constitution had embraced Buddhism 61 years ago.

Nagpur

Pushing for a less-cash economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government's 'DigiDhan' movement for digital payment is a step towards curbing the menace of corruption.

NEW DELHI

Development does not mean destroying nature, the National Green Tribunal has said while slapping an environment compensation of Rs 50 lakh on Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC) for throwing debris of its Vishnugad Pipalkoti Hydro Electric Project in the Alakna

Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated 1980 MW of the Koradi super-critical thermal power project of state-run Mahagenco near Nagpur in Maharashtra to the nation.

Beijing

China's rapid strides in digital technologies have indirectly inspired India to digitise its economy, TCS' Asia-Pacific president has said.

NEW DELHI

Moody's Investors Service today said India's credit profile would improve if it follows the fiscal discipline path and set up a fiscal council as recommended by the FRBM panel.

Islamabad

Pakistan's exports to India have grown despite border tensions and war of words between the two neighbours, according to a media report.

NEW DELHI

Pepsi's bottled mineral water Aquafina will be sold at the same MRP across the country, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today.

Beijing

The New Development Bank (NDB) set up by the BRICS countries Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa plans to issue bonds this year in Indian rupee and Chinese yuan, its president K V Kamath said today.

Gurgaon

SpiceJet today announced the launch of a Unified Payment Interface (UPI) as a payment option on its website, allowing passengers to conveniently pay online using a mobile handset. The integration will allow SpiceJet passengers to use their unique UPI IDs i.e.

Coimbatore

Swedish auto major Volvo Cars today launched its performance oriented sedan Volvo S60 Polestar at an introductory price of Rs 52.5 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Chandigarh

A city-based IT company has launched an online platform to create a database of business defaulters to help consumers get a full understanding of a firm's credentials.

Panaji

Researchers at the Dona Paula based CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) have developed a robotic platform that can be stationed at any depth from 0 to 200 metres to track the oceanic processes.

Kolkata

Miniratna PSU Balmer Lawrie & Co Ltd has said it is investing Rs 50 crore for construction of two cold chain warehouses to tap the growing demand for temperature controlled warehousing facilities.

NEW DELHI

Digital transactions increased by about 23 times in March to nearly 64 lakh, with total value of Rs 2,425 crore, from last November when demonetisation took effect.

To probe 60k high risk people
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The Income Tax department has identified over 60,000 "high risk" persons for probe under the second phase of the 'Operation Clean Money' which was launched Thursday to detect black money generation post demonetisation.

NEW DELHI

Okhla waste-to-energy plant, which was cleared by NGT, is functional and complying with all the specified parameters, the National Green Tribunal has been informed.

NEW DELHI

The Union government plans to issue an advisory to states asking them to crack down against unfair imposition of service charge on food and drink bills, food and consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today. "Service charge does not exist.

NEW DELHI

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme court seeking a direction to the Centre, states and union territories to make Hindi compulsory for students of class I-VIII across the country to promote unity and national integration.

Bhubaneswar

Senior BJP leader and Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the party has adopted twin policy of meeting people's aspirations and strengthening the organisation ahead of the 2019 general election.

Mumbai

A law on the practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslims would be formulated only after there is a consensus among the stakeholders, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here today. "Triple talaq is a serious issue.

NEW DELHI

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has expressed concerns over slow disposal of corruption cases registered by the CBI and pending in various courts, some for over 20 years.

NEW DELHI

Congress leader P Chidambaram today said there was no real victory for the BJP in the recent by-polls as it could win just five out of 10 seats and lost one to the Congress in Madhya Pradesh.

Bengaluru

President Pranab Mukherjee today underscored the need for India to be a global powerhouse not just in terms of economic parameters but also 'Gross National Happiness'.

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