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Bharat Bandh: Normal life hit in Madya Pradesh

September 06, 2018

BHOPAL: Normal life was partially affected in several parts of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday as several organistations staged protests as part of a countrywide agitation against the SC/ST Amendment Act. Shops and business establishments remained shut in several areas. Vechicular movement was also affected. Petrol pumps were also closed in the state c...

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Gunman cleans deputy CM’s trousers in Karnataka

September 05, 2018

BENGALURU: Deputy CM G Parameshwara waded into a controversy by allowing his gunmen to remove the dirt on his kurta and shoes during the city inspection tour on Tuesday. During his visit to Shivajinagar constituency, the minister was inspecting the work on the stormwater drain on Yellamma Koil Street when his kurta was soiled on both sides. Param...

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Over 1,400 lives lost due to rains, floods so far : Home Ministry

September 03, 2018

NEW DELHI: Over 1,400 people, including 488 in Kerala, have lost their lives due to rains, floods and landslides in 10 states so far in the monsoon season, the Home Ministry said on Monday. According to the ministry's National Emergency Response Centre, 488 people have died in Kerala and 54.11 lakh in the state's 14 districts have been severely hi...

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Diseases getting spread by Currency notes? CAIT letter to Arun Jaitley

September 03, 2018

In a written letter to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) urged him to conduct an investigation to assess the possibilities of diseases getting spread by currency notes. The federation members stressed on the fact that currency notes are strong carriers of diseases and thus steps should be taken to pr...

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Navy Officer and 8 Times Mr India held for raping women

September 03, 2018

NEW DELHI: A 38-year-old Navy officer has been arrested here on charges of raping a woman, police said Sunday. The woman's father had lodged a complaint with the police, alleging that the Navy officer raped his daughter after making a false promise to marry her. Murali Kumar, a chief petty officer of Navy in Mumbai, was arrested and remanded in j...

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Delhi to get doorstep delivery of 100 services

September 01, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Friday announced that people living in the national capital will get doorstep delivery of about 100 services from September 10. "Doorstep delivery of services: A revolution in governance. A big blow to corruption. Super convenience for people. Happening for the first time anywhere in the world. Starts from Septem...

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DU earns over Rs 3 cr in revaluation fees

September 01, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Delhi University earned over Rs 3 crore in fees paid by students for either revaluation or rechecking their answer-sheets and for providing photocopies of answer-sheets to them between 2015-16 and 2017-18, an RTI has revealed. According to the information provided by the university, it earned Rs 2,89,12,310 for revaluation alone bet...

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Natural gas price may be hiked by 14% from October

August 30, 2018

NEW DELHI: The government may from October raise price of domestic natural gas by over 14 per cent, a move that will translate into higher CNG price and increased cost of electricity and urea production. Price paid to most of the domestic producers of natural gas is likely to be hiked to USD 3.5 per million British thermal unit (mmBtu) from October...

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Centre signs MoU with 6 states for Lakhwar multi-purpose project

August 28, 2018

NEW DELHI: Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here with six states for the construction of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in the upper Yamuna basin to deal with water crisis. Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh (Yogi Adityanath), Rajasthan (Vasundhara Raje Scindia), Uttarakhand (Trive...

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Kerala Flood Relief Touch Rs 713.9 Crore

August 28, 2018

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the span of 14 days, the public contribution to chief minister's distress relief fund (CMDRF) has touched to Rs 713.92 crore, almost 20% more than the Rs 600 crore Central government assistance. The State has received in two installments, so far, As many as 3.91 lakh peoples have so far contribute to CMDRF since August 14. ...

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