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Unfortunate that past governments worked only to win elections: Modi
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 1:15:04 AM IST
It is the misfortune of India that governments have worked only for winning elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, adding that he will prefer to focus on his work rather than wasting time over calculations for 2019 general elections. ... read..


Dahanu Municipal Council official trapped in ACB net
Thane | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Thane police on Friday arrested the chief officer of the Dahanu Municipal Council in Palghar district for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 95,000 from a complainant-contractor. The alleged accused Vinod ... read..


24-yr-old student from Delhi arrested for sending lewd messages to fashion designer from Mumbai
Mumbai | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
A 24-year-old man has been arrested from Delhi for allegedly sending lewd messages on Instagram to a woman in Mumbai. The accused, Keshav Rajput, is an undergraduate student who was arrested on Thursday, police said. The incident came to light after th ... read..


Kenya to focus on MICE, adventure segment to attact Indian tourists
Mumbai | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Kenya, well-known for its safaris, now wants to expand beyond this to cater to different tastes and age groups, said a Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) official here on Friday. "Kenya is eyeing 12-15 per cent growth in tourist arrivals from India this year. It ... read..


72 mining blocks to be auctioned in 2017-18, 51 in 2018-19
(Repeating with correction in headline) Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Union Minister of Mines Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said 72 mineral blocks which have been identified will be auctioned in 2017-18 and 51 blocks in the fiscal year 2018-19. Addressing a press conference, Mr Tomar, who chaired a meeting of mines min ... read..


Bird hit grounds Manipur CM's flight
Guwahati | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
An Air India flight from New Delhi to Imphal, with Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh onboard, was grounded at Guwahati airport, after a bird hit the plane, on the evening of Friday. Official sources said the New Delhi-Guwahati-Imphal flight hit a bird ... read..


Davos visit aimed at further improving India's economic growth: PM
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said his visit to Davos to attend the world economic forum is aimed at further improving India's economic growth. In an interview to Zee news, his first in the new year, the PM said, ''India is a big market and also has ... read..


OP Singh likely to join as UP DGP tomorrow
Lucknow | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The suspense over joining of OP Singh as new DGP of UP ended on Friday night, after PMO cleared his file, to relieve him from the Central deputation. Mr Singh will be relieved on Saturday morning and he will later join as UP DGP in the evening. The 19 ... read..


Office of Profit case: HC refuses relief to AAP MLAs
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to grant any interim relief to the Aam Aadmi Party MLAs, whose names were recommended to the President by the Election Commission for disqualification, for allegedly holding the office of profit. Seven MLAs of AAP ha ... read..


Hurdles do come on path of truth: Kejriwal on MLAs' disqualification
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
Hours after news of the Election Commission of India (ECI) recommending disqualification of 20 AAP legislators for holding "office of profit" broke out, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that "hurdles naturally come when one walks on the path of t ... read..


Judge Loya's matter listed on Monday before a different bench
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court will hear on Monday the plea for an independent probe into the circumstances leading to the death of Special CBI court judge B.M. Loya who was hearing the case of staged shootout of Sohrabuddin Sheikh. ... read..


Hyderabad HC orders fresh probe into Andhra student's murder
Hyderabad | Friday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
The Hyderabad High Court on Friday ordered a fresh probe into the rape and murder of a pharmacy student in Andhra Pradesh a decade ago. ... read..


Pvt co employees escape with Rs 67 lakh meant for ATMs
Hajipur | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Two employees of a private company responsible for replenishing ATMs with cash escaped with Rs 67 lakh in Vaishali district today. Police said here that two employees of Eco Value India, a private company responsible for replenishing ATMs with cash esca ... read..


Three poachers held in a murder case of their associate
Kendrapara | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Mahakalapada police on Friday arrested three poachers for their involvement in the murder case of one of their associates. The accused have buried the body after committing the crime in order to save their hand in the crime. The Mahakalapada po ... read..


Incubator on Virtual Augmented Reality to be set up at IIT, Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Odisha Government ,Software Technology Park of India and a noted Odia Writer and Philanthropist Susmita Bagchi, today signed an MoU with IIT, Bhubaneswar for establishment of an Incubator. The incubator namely, "Centre of Excellence for Virtual & Au ... read..


A constitution body cannot be used for political vendetta: Mamata
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
After Election Commission's recommendation to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit as Parliamentary Secretaries, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said a Constitution body cannot be used for political vendetta. "A Const ... read..


Hat-trick hero Doungel keeps NorthEast alive in Hero Indian Super League
Guwahati | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Seiminlen Doungel became the first Indian player to score a hat-trick in this edition of the Hero Indian Super League as NorthEast United FC tore visitor Chennaiyin FC's defence to shreds with a 3-1 victory at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here tod ... read..


DFP organizes a workshop on Intensified Mission Indradhanush
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Directorate of Field Publicity, Kolkata held a day-long workshop on "Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI), Mission Parivar Vikas, TB, Leprosy, etc." here in in the city today. Giving a presentation on the importance of IMI, Dr Sukanta Biswas, Dist ... read..


Turkey's Selin Ovunc outclass India's Amineni by a clean 6-1,6-3 in Girls Singles U-18
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
India's only hope, Shivani Amineni, seeded 3 in the Girls Singles Under 18 draw went down against Turkey's Selin Ovunc without much of a fight, in the semi finals of the ongoing DKS ITF Juniors 2018, been held at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kali ... read..


Wasim Khan surges ahead in round three of Final Qualifying Stage
Ahmedabad | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Delhi's Wasim Khan surged ahead in round three of the PGTI's Final Qualifying Stage for the 2018 season being held at the Kensville Golf & Country Club near here today. Wasim Khan (74-71-71) climbed five places from his overnight tied sixth as a resu ... read..


Gujarat survive Mizoram threat in PQF; Delhi girls let RBI off the hook
Durgapur | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Gujarat escaped by the skin of their teeth to reach the Youth Boys quarterfinals in the 11Sports 79th Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships at the Sidhu Kanu Indoor Stadium here today. They beat Mizoram 3-2 and Ishaan Hingorani doing t ... read..


Sitting BJP corporator among 3 arrested for plotting murder of rival, remanded to police custoday
Thane | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The city police on Friday arrested three people, including sitting BJP corporator Mahesh Patil of the Kalyan- Dombivili Municipal Corporation, on the charge of allegedly plotting to kill another corporator from KDMC Kunal Patil, who is supported by the BJ ... read..


Major fire breaks out in Thane skyscraper, none hurt
Thane | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
A devastating fire broke out in a skyscraper in the Naupada locality of the city on Friday. The fire started at about 1330 hours from the electric wire between third and fourth floors of the building and within minutes spread up to the 26th floor, totall ... read..


Ajit Pawar takes dig at Mah Govt's claim on pothole-free roads
Latur | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Former deputy chief minister of Maharashtra and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Friday took a swipe at the ruling BJP government over its claim of pothole-free roads in the state. While travelling towards Udigir after addressing an Hallabol agaitation me ... read..


Man gets 7 yrs RI for brother's murder
Kolhapur | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The district and sessions court here on Friday awarded seven years imprisonment to a man for killing his younger brother over a monetary dispute at Kalmba village in Karveer tehsil of the district in April 2012. Public prosecutor Vikram Banne told the co ... read..


Regulatory compliance, operational concerns & geopolitical uncertainty prime risk factors of India Inc, suggests research paper
Mumbai | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Regulatory compliance, operational concerns and geopolitical uncertainty were the three prime risk factors as perceived by India Inc, suggest the findings of an all-India research commissioned by ICICI-Lombard General Insurance. ICICI-Lombard General I ... read..


72 mining blocks to be auctioned in 2017-18, 51 in 2019-20
Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Union Minister of Mines Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said 72 mineral blocks which have been identified will be auctioned in 2017-18 and 51 blocks in the fiscal year 2018-19. Addressing a press conference, Mr Tomar, who chaired a meeting of mines min ... read..


4 minor boys rescued from Calangute Beach in North Goa
Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Calangute Police in North Goa rescued four minor boys from Calangute Beach on Thursday. Calangute Police Station In-charge Police Inspector Jiva Dalvi told UNI on Friday police received information that four minor boys were roaming on the beach all by ... read..


430 Triathletes register for 5th Goa Triathlon 2018
Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
A record 430 triathletes from India and across the world have registered for the forthcoming 5th Goa Triathlon which is to be held at Bambolim near the city on February 11. Addressing media persons in the city on Friday, Elias Patel, co-founder, Enduro ... read..


Deaf and Dumb bikers from Kerala reach Jammu, make 'silent' appeal to PM
Jammu | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
A group of deaf and dumb bikers from Kerala on Friday reached Jammu and made a 'silent' appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for their rights. ''We were able to complete our education till higher secondary school and do not have educational institution ... read..


Despite advance warning, skiers ventured into avalanche-prone area: J&K Govt
Jammu | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday said that despite advance warning, skiers ventured into the treacherous, avalanche-prone area. While making a statement in the House regarding the Avalanche incident that occurred at Gulmarg, wherein one Swedish ... read..


Kejriwal expresses disappointment on EC's decision in 'office of profit' case against 20 AAP MLAs
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Expressing his disappointment over Election Commission's recommendation to disqualify 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs in 'office of profit' case, party convenor Arvind Kejriwal said that at the end truth 'triumphs'. "When you walk on the path of truth and ... read..


Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel is now MP Guv
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel was on Friday appointed Governor of BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh. "The President of India is pleased to appoint Smt Anandiben Patel to be the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, with effect from the date she assumes charg ... read..


BJP calls district hartal over killing of ABVP/RSS worker in Kannur
Kannur | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
A 24-year-old ABVP activist and local RSS leader was hacked to death in an alleged attack by the SDPI/PFI activists at Kommery near Kannavam, on Friday evening. BJP called a dawn-to-dusk district hartal to protest on Saturday against the murder, however, ... read..


Leaders speaking on Pakistan's behalf cannot be pardoned: Jitendra on ceasefire violation
Jammu | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Union Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Friday lambasted the leaders speaking on behalf of Pakistan, in view of heavy shelling, asserting that they cannot be pardoned. ''Kashmir-centric Pak apologists owe an explanation to the nati ... read..


'Padman' makes way for 'Padmaavat', to release on Feb 9
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
After 'Aiyaary ', Akshay Kumar 's 'Padman ' has also been postponed to February 9 after the superstar said that the stakes were higher for 'Padmaavat', which is now the solo release on January 25. Addressing a press conference to announce the shifting o ... read..


Mamata slams Centre for proposal to close 8 rail routes
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday strongly protested the Ministry of Railways' proposal to close down eight routes of the Eastern Railways in Bengal and termed it as the Centre's political vengeance against the state. ... read..


Another abducted boy found dead in Bihar
Patna | Friday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
In another shocking incident, a seven-year-old boy abducted for ransom was found dead on Friday in Bihar's West Champaran district, police said. ... read..


Trouble for Morva Hadaf MLA Bhupendra Khant over tribal certificate
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
Following three complaints against him, newly-elected legislator from Gujarat's Scheduled Tribes reserved Morva Hadaf seat, Bhupendra Khant, landed in trouble as the review committee of the Gujarat Tribal Development Commission (GTDC) on Friday cancelled ... read..


Bypolls to two MP assembly seats on February 24 (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
The Election Commission on Friday announced by-elections on Kolaras and Mungaoli assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh to be held on February 24. ... read..


Man held for raping teen girl
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
A man has been arrested in connection with the gang-rape of a 15-year-old girl in a slum cluster here while his accomplice is at large, police said on Friday. ... read..


Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel appointed Madhya Pradesh Governor (Lead)
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
Gujarat's first woman Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has been appointed as Governor of Madhya Pradesh. ... read..


Indian Navy's all-women sailing team crosses Cape Horn (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
Indian Navy sailboat INS Tarini with an all-women crew rounded Cape Horn on Friday morning, completing one of the most difficult legs of its global circumnavigation tour. ... read..


Fire at Kolkata manufacturing unit, no injuries
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
A massive fire broke out at a manufacturing unit here on Friday, a fire brigade official said. Nobody was injured in the incident. ... read..


Seven held over TMC groups' clash, ammunition seized
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
A day after two persons, including a young boy, were killed and at least five more were injured in a gunfight between two factions of the state's ruling Trinamool Congress, police on Friday recovered a large number of cartridges from the area and arrested ... read..


Teen arrested for murder of nomadic girl in Kathua (Lead)
Jammu | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
A 15-year-old boy had been arrested for the murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, an issue that has led to uproar in the state assembly. ... read..


Efforts being made to pace up process of filling up vacant posts: Haryana CM
Jind | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said that efforts were being made to pace up the process of filling up the vacant posts in government departments. Stating this at a public meeting here, the Chief Minister said that selection has been ... read..


Congress to gherao CM, hold protests : Kiran Choudhry
Chandigarh | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
"With three more rapes, Haryana has recorded all-time high of eight rapes in six days but an unconcerned and insensitive BJP government continues to look the other way. The Congress Party is left with no alternative but to hold protests and ghearo the Chi ... read..


Capt Amarinder reiterates commitment to provide level-playing field to all stakeholders to boost transport sector
Chandigarh | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday reiterated his government's commitment to providing a level playing field to all stakeholders in the state's transport sector and said that the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC), has reported an o ... read..


HT employee shot in back, injured
Jalandhar | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
An employee working with the Hindustan Times here received bullet injuries this evening. Manjit Kumar, an assistant executive with the HT told the police that he was sitting outside his residence in Arjun Nagar when all of a sudden a bullet hit in the ba ... read..


Kaputhala police inspector shoots self to death
Jalandhar | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
A police inspector Jaswinder Pal Singh posted at the police lines in Kaputhala committed suicide at his residence near the police lines this morning. He used his service revolver to shot self dead. He had been a terror for the militants during the black d ... read..


Polluted Bellandur lake emits fire again in Bengaluru
Bengaluru | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The pollution in Bellandur lake in the city that has been causing forth that runs into the streets today turned worse as again fire was witnessed on the surface of water today. The make things worse the outbreak of fire at the lake started spreading to ne ... read..


Mufti for creating eco-friendly infrastructure at tourist resorts in J&K
Srinagar | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Emphasizing on preserving the natural landscape and environment for sustainable tourism, Minister of Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti on Friday said that only environment-friendly infrastructure should be created at tourist resorts. The minister gave these ... read..


Nadda assures all assistance to Bihar for improving health scenario
Patna | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Union Health Minister J P Nadda today assured all assistance to Bihar for improving medical and health care facilities, saying paucity of funds would not be allowed to become any hurdle in providing quality treatment to the people of the state. Mr Nadda ... read..


Two cricketers drown in Puri sea
Puri | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
In a tragic incident two cricketers were washed away in Puri sea while bathing on Friday. According to the sea beach police three youths were bathing while they were pulled deep into the sea by the strong sea current. The life guards present on the ... read..


ASSOCHAM & Govt discuss employment generation in food processing industry
Gangtok | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
In a meet organised by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India(ASSOCHAM) in association with the Ministry of Food Processing,ways and means to provide jobs to youth of Sikkim were discussed at length,here. Linking of startups in Food Pro ... read..


Assam announces tax incentives for investors
Guwahati | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Assam government today announced a new policy, promising various incentives in the form of tax reimbursement and other benefits to attract industries to the state. The Assam Industries (Tax Reimbursement for Eligible Units) Scheme, 2017, which had b ... read..


Banks to monitor, submit report on unusual cash transactions in poll-bound Meghalaya
Shillong | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
With the model code of conduct in place, the election commission has instructed all banks to monitor and submit report on detecting unusual and suspicious cash transactions by individuals to curb the use of money power in poll-bound Meghalaya. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi to visit Nagaland on January 30
Kohima Jan 19 | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Congress president, Rahul Gandhi will be arriving in Nagaland to address an election rally after January 30 next. According to sources from the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC), the NPCC leaders yesterday approached the Dimapur district adminis ... read..


Nagaland CEO seeks adequate security during Assembly polls
Kohima | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Nagaland Chief Electoral Officer Abhijit Sinha today informed out of total 2194 Polling Stations, total of 1048 Polling Stations are detected as Critical, 519 are venerable and 627 are normal. Addressing a press conference at Kohima today Sinha informe ... read..


80 year old undertrial prisoner dies due to illness
Bettiah | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
A 80 year old undertrial prisoner who was lodged in Bettiah divisional jail died here last night. Police said here today that the undertrial prisoner Nathuni Sah, who developed health complications last night, was admitted to Maharani Janaki Kuer Hospita ... read..


Vigilance bureau files chargesheet against three in special court
Patna | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Vigilance Bureau filed two separate chargesheets against three people including a motor vehicle inspector and a block agriculture officer in special vigilance court in connection with bribery cases here today. The vigilance bureau filed chargesheets in t ... read..


SKM questions state govt on carnival
Gangtok | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The only opposition party in State legislature, Sikkim Krantikari Morcha, (SKM) has raised question on the money spent on Carnival. The opposition party questioned the State government, particularly the Tourism department to declare the amount of budget ... read..


Criminals loot Rs 3 lakh from CISF jawan
Begusarai | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Unidentified criminals looted Rs 3 lakh from a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan near Harhar roundabout under Town police station area in the district today. Police said here that motorcycle borne outlaws snatched money bag from the CISF jaw ... read..


Tejaswi dares to take action if RJD involvement proven in attack on Nitish
Patna | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Leader of the opposition Tejaswi Prasad Yadav today described incident of stone pelting on carcade of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as failure of state machineries, saying RJD was being unnecessarily blamed and dared government to take action if there was e ... read..


Foreign liquor seized from ambulance, cowshed in 'dry' Bihar
Patna | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Intensifying their drive against smuggling of foreign liquor into 'dry' Bihar, police seized foreign liquor from ambulance and cowshed in Patna and Samastipur districts today. Patna Senior Police Superintendent Manu Maharaj said that 652 cartons of for ... read..


Clerk arrested on graft charge
Jehanabad | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Vigilance sleuths arrested a clerk of state mines department on graft charge in the district today. Official sources said here a trap was laid under a DSP rank officer Gopal Paswan on clerk Ranjan Kumar when the truck owner lodged a written complaint wi ... read..


TRAI nod to in-flight connectivity
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday issued its recommendations on in-flight connectivity (IFC), paving the way for flyers to avail Internet and mobile services on board aircraft. "By meeting some requirements, airlines can offer bot ... read..


IMF, World Bank commend RBI role in banking supervision
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have commended the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the remarkable progress in strengthening banking supervision. In the reports of the 2017 India Financial Sector Assessment Programme (FSAP) the F ... read..


Choose politics as career option, says Tawde to youngsters
Pune | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Friday exhorted the youngsters to join the Indian politics saying it is a good career option just like the Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service. Addressing the 8th Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad ... read..


Taxi strike: Dhavalikar seeks report on taxis hired by govt not reporting to work
Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Goa Transport Minister Sudin Dhavalikar on Friday said that government has taken a strong view against all those taxi operators who have been hired by various government departments for official work and have not reported to work due to the 'illegal' taxi ... read..


Tourist taxi operators in Goa announce to continue strike on Saturday
Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Tourist taxi operators in Goa who went on a day-long strike on Friday, protesting against installation of speed governors and alleged harassment by the transport officials, announced that they would continue their strike on Saturday as well. Speaking r ... read..


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By Michel Rose PARIS | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
French President Emmanuel Macron will host dozens of the world's most powerful business executives at the gilded Palace of Versailles to pitch France Inc before the global elite's annual gathering at Davos. Goldman Sachs's Lloyd Blankfein, JP Morgan's Jam ... read..


Kerala CM to inaugurate 'State Credit Seminar2018' on Jan 22
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate 'State Credit Seminar2018,' organised by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on January 22. The State Focus Paper (2018-19), prepared by NABARD, on the basis of credit ... read..


J&K Govt to engage 3000 'Rehbar-e-Khels': Sports Minister
Jammu | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Youth Services and Sports Imran Raza Ansari on Friday said that in the near future, 3000 'Rehbar-e-Khels' will be engaged in the state. "The department has engaged 124 Physical Education Teachers through SSB and would engage ... read..


Gehlot to inaugurate awareness programme on Disabilities Rights
Hyderabad | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Integrated Welfare Society for Divyangjan is organising an awareness programme on 'The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016,' here tomorrow. Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawarchand Gehlot will inaugurate the programme, ... read..


AISECT partners with APSSDC
Vijayawada | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
AISECT, a nationwide leader in skills education, has partnered with the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) for imparting skill development training to 120 unemployed Scheduled Caste Youth in Nandyala, Guntur and Chittoor. An ... read..


J&K Police's Vision 2021 launches Mentorship Platform Event
Jammu | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dr S P Vaid on Friday said that the boys and girls are highly talented, but needed to be mentored, to realise their goals. Launching the Mentorship Platform Event organised by Jammu and Kashmir Police in collab ... read..


Army soldier, BSF trooper martyred, 2 civilians killed in Pak firing on LoC, IB
Jammu | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Hours after Pakistan shelled forward villages along the international border in three bordering districts, an Army jawan attained martyrdom as Pakistan fired unprovoked heavily along the Line of Control in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district. ''Pakistan ... read..


Displaced elderlies demand visit to ancient shrine in PoK
Jammu | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Putting up a strong case before the concerned authorities, the Old Aged Displaced Persons from erstwhile parts of Jammu and Kashmir (now Pakistan-occupied Kashmir) on Friday demanded that they too should be allowed to visit their religious places in PoK, ... read..


President inaugurates Dynamic Faade Lighting of Rashtrapati Bhavan
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the dynamic faade lighting of Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday evening. The dynamic faade lighting of Rashtrapati Bhavan, that has been introduced to highlight its elegance, was inaugurated by the President in the pre ... read..


Modi Govt's continuous 'Flip-Flops' to Chinese misadventure in Doklam harming India's Strategic Interests: Cong
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Charging the NDA government at the Centre of maintaining a silence on the alleged construction of military infrastructure by Chinese Army on the Doklam plateau, the Congress today said that lack of political direction, strategy and policy on part of Modi ... read..


Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel appointed as MP Governor
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Gujarat's first woman Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has been appointed as Governor of Madhya Pradesh, government sources have confirmed. ... read..


Form task force to fight drug abuse: Delhi LG
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday asked officials to form a task force for a coordinated fight against drug and alcohol abuse. ... read..


Trump follows PM Modi's steps for country's development: Yogi Adityanath
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development policies for country's growth even inspired United States President Donald Trump. ... read..


Anandiben Patel to become MP's next Governor
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Former Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel will become the next Madhya Pradesh Governor. ... read..


Tourists stranded as taxis go off road in Goa
Panaji (Goa) [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Many tourists and commuters were left stranded in Goa as taxi drivers went on a strike, demanding the state government to exempt them from the Supreme Court's order of installing speed governors. ... read..


New Zealand to assist HP in increasing Apple production
Shimla | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
New Zealand High Commissioner Joanna Kempkers met Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at Oak Over on Friday and discussed various issues, pertaining to provide and impart technical knowhow in horticulture and related industries, specially in creasing the appl ... read..


Seven students of Commerce Dept crack UGC-NET examination
Fatehgarh Sahib | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Seven students - Harpreet Kaur, Kavita Kapoor, Cheshta Bharadwaj, Jagdeep Kaur, Samiley, Manmeet Kaur and Mandeep Saini, of SGPC run Commerce Department of Mata Gujri College brought laurels to the college by cracking UGC-NET examination held in November ... read..


Mysuru Rail Museum to remain closed on Wednesday
Mysuru | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The famous Mysuru Rail Museum situated in the heart of the city will remain closed on every Wednesday. A release here said, Mysuru Division of South Western Railway (SWR) has decided to close the Rail Museum for cleaning of exhibits and for maintenance. ... read..


Karnataka registers its second win in South Zone Qualifiers
Bengaluru | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Hosts Karnataka registered its second victory in as many matches in the South Zone Qualifiers for Santosh Trophy by defeating Pondicherry 2-0 in Group A match played at Bengaluru football stadium here on Friday. Services also registered its second win by ... read..


Demonetisation paves to bring money back in banks with owners; address : Naidu
Bengaluru | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The demonetisation process that had initial hickups had achieved its result as over Rs 16 lakh crores of cash was back in banks with 'addresses of the owners', Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said. Speaking at the 28th All India Builders' Con ... read..


8 police personnel injured in militant grenade attack in Pulwama
Srinagar | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Eight police personnel, including an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI), were injured in a grenade attack by militants near Pulwama police station in south Kashmir. A police spokesperson said that militants hurled a grenade near Police station Pulwama, resulti ... read..


Gold biscuits recovered from Assam airports
Guwahati | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Gold biscuits were recovered by customs officials in separate incidents from Guwahati and Jorhat Airports of Assam today. Four persons were also arrested in the connection. In both cases, the gold biscuits were being tried to be smuggled by inserting th ... read..


BDO penalised for not providing information on time
Patna | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Bihar State Information Commission (BSIC) today slapped a penalty of Rs 20,000 against a Block Development Officer (BDO) in Siwan district for not providing information to an applicant on time. Official sources said here that state information commiss ... read..


AICCTU supported Asha workers to boycott human chain on Jan 21
Patna | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Asha workers, Anganwadi sevikas and other scheme workers associated with All India Central Council of Trade Union (AICCTU) today announced that they would boycott the creation of 'Human Chain' in Bihar on January 21 for public awareness against child mar ... read..


Youth murdered in broad daylight in St Columbus College in Hazaribagh
Hazaribagh | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
A youth was today stabbed to death in broad day light inside the St Columbus College located under Bada Bazar Police Station area of this district. Police sources said that the accused has been also arrested. Police said, the deceased was having an af ... read..


Guv unveils Hindi version of 'The Mundas And Their Country'
Ranchi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Jharkhand Governor Drauapdi Murmu today launched the Hindi version of renowned book 'The Mundas and Their Country' which was penned by Late Sharat Chandra Rai. The book in Hindi has been translated by Raj Sahay and has been titled 'Aadim Munda aur Unk ... read..


MeitY launches new Cyber security initiative
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Friday launched Cyber Surakshit Bharat an initiative to strengthen cyber security. Launched in association with National e-Governance Division (NeGD) and industry partners at an event he ... read..


Sundeep Lakhtakia appointed NSG Chief
New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Sundeep Lakhtakia, a Telangana cadre IPS officer, 1984 batch, was on Friday appointed Director General of elite commando force National Security Guards. He succeeds Sudhir Pratap Singh,IPS, 1983 batch,who retires on January 31. Mr. Lakhtakia's name was ... read..


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