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Narendra Modi hails decision on MSP as 'historic'

July 04, 2018

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the Union Cabinet's decision to give Minimum Support Price (MSP) of 1.5 times on the input cost to farmers as "historic". He also asserted that his government will continue to take steps for the welfare of the farming community. "I am delighted that the government has fulfilled its promi...

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Vijay Bhaskar to be Karnataka's new Chief Secretary

June 30, 2018

BENGALURU: Senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer T.M. Vijay Bhaskar will be Karnataka's new Chief Secretary, replacing K. Ratna Prabha who will be retiring on superannuation on Saturday, an official notification said. A 1983-batch officer of the Karnataka cadre, Bhaskar, 57, was earlier the Additional Chief Secretary to the state gove...

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Mentally challenged boy rapes 3-year-old cousin

June 29, 2018

CHANDIGARH: A mentally challenged 16-year-old boy allegedly raped his three-and-a-half year old cousin in a village in Gohana in Haryana's Sonepat district, the police said today. The boy took the girl from her home on Wednesday on the pretext of buying her something to eat, SHO, Police Station Sadar, Gohana, Sethi Malik said. He, however, took h...

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Mobile app was launched to track missing Childrens

June 29, 2018

NEW DELHI: A mobile application for tracking missing and abandoned children was launched by Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi here today. The app, christened as 'ReUnite', is a collaboration between Bachpan Bachao Andolan led by Satyarthi and IT major Capgemini. Missing children should not be considered as...

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More AIIMS announced in 4 years than in past 70 years: Modi

June 29, 2018

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday claimed his government has proposed and approved more numbers of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the past four years than there had been in the last 70 years. Modi was speaking at the AIIMS here. He inaugurated a tunnel connecting the main building to its trauma facility. The on...

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Outreach program for Taxpayers held in Chennai

June 28, 2018

As per the direction ofShri Sushil Kumar, IRS, Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Tamilnadu and Puducherry, on behalf of thePrincipal Commissioner of Income Tax-9, Chennai, anOUT REACH PROGRAMwas conducted at the Vijay Park Hotel, Madhavaram Flyover, Madhavaram, on 28-06-2018. The aim and focus of the Outreach program/Seminar is to sensit...

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BSE Institute exchanges MoU with Village Transformation

June 28, 2018

Mumbai,June 28, 2018:BSE Institute Ltd has signed an MoU with Village Transformation Foundation today at MMRDA Auditorium in the presence of the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis. The MoU was signed by Shri Ambarish Datta, MD & CEO, BSE Institute Ltd and Shri Ramnath Subramaniam, CEO VSTF. The occasion was also graced by Shr...

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'New India' is rising, says Narendra Modi

June 26, 2018

MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said a "New India" was rising and that the Asian continent was at the centre of global economic activity. Addressing the third annual Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) meeting, Modi said the emerging India was committed to an inclusive and sustainable growth in the region. "The Indian stor...

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Argentina fan from Kerala found missing after World Cup defeat

June 22, 2018

KOTTAYAM: An ardent fan of Argentina was found missing from his home leaving a suicide note after the team lost the group match against Croatia in the World Cup in the early hours of Friday. According to police, Dinu Alex, 30, hailing from Arumanoor near here has been missing since 5am. In the suicide note recovered from his home, it is indicated ...

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10-year-old boy shot dead for plucking mangoes

June 22, 2018

PATNA: A 10-year-old boy was shot dead allegedly for plucking mangoes at Pathraha village in Khagaria district on Thursday. Gogri police station SHO Deepak Kumar Yadav said over the phone that Shergarh village native Satyam Kumar was shot in a mango orchard where some other children were also playing. “Satyam’s father Makuni Yadav (3...

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