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'Huge financial losses to exchequer': Report on Delhi excise policy

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The inquiry report on the alleged scam in the new excise policy in Delhi deals at length with the arbitrary and unilateral decisions taken by the Minister and the Excise Department officials that resulted into huge financial losses to the exchequer, a sou... read..
 

Indian stock indices start fresh week on steady note

New Delhi | August 8, 2022 10:27:32 AM IST
The Indian stock indices started the fresh week largely steady as the benchmark indices - Sensex and Nifty - traded in a range of (+/-) 0.1 from Friday's closing.... read..
 

PM Modi asks states to promote '3Ts' around the world

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chairing the meet of the NITI Aayog Governing Council on Sunday, called on each state to focus on promoting its "3Ts" (trade, tourism, technology) through every Indian Mission around the world.... read..
 

PM Modi working tirelessly to ensure every Indian's welfare: Meenakshi Lekhi

New Delhi/Melbourne |Monday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, Meenakshi Lekhi on Sunday said India has been undergoing a historic change under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, adding he is tirelessly working to ensure that every Indian gets all... read..
 

Over 1.5 lakh flights kicked off under UDAN Scheme: Jyotiraditya Scindia

New Delhi | August 8, 2022 1:57:14 AM IST
Union Civil Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday highlighted the government's efforts on increasing aerial connectivity and said that over 1.5 lakh flights were started in the last 5 years.... read..
 

SpiceJet passengers walk on Delhi Airport tarmac, DGCA launches probe

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
SpiceJet's Hyderabad-Delhi flight passengers had to walk on the Delhi airport's tarmac as the bus meant to carry them got delayed for nearly 45 minutes.... read..
 

Punjab CM bats for MSP as legal guarantee

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Sunday espoused the case of food growers by underlining the need for making minimum support price (MSP) a legal guarantee and ensuring foolproof marketing system for alternative crops.... read..
 

Samsung unveils Android 13-based One UI 5 beta on Galaxy S22 series

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Samsung on Sunday launched its Android 13-based 'One UI 5' open beta programme which will be available on the Galaxy S22 series (Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra).... read..
 

Electric scooters, buses steal show at EV Expo in Delhi

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Around 100 e-vehicle companies -- both domestic and foreign, showcased their latest pollution-free e-vehicles at the three-day 'EV Expo', that concluded on Sunday, at Pragati Maidan in Delhi. The expo also showcased Lithium-ion batteries and the latest ch... read..
 

DCW cautions Rajasthan CM about his use of words, tells him to stop using language of rapists

New Delhi | August 8, 2022 2:58:28 AM IST
The Delhi Commission for Women on Sunday slammed Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot over his remarks on rapes in the country, saying that the Rajasthan Chief Minister should stop using the language of rapists.... read..
 

Mohsin Ahmad ISIS active member to be produced before NIA court today

New Delhi | August 8, 2022 9:56:58 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) to produce Mohsin Ahmad, an alleged active member of ISIS before the NIA special court on Monday.... read..
 

Kingpin of gang blackmailing people with obscene videos nabbed by Delhi Police

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi Police's Special Cell on Sunday said that they have arrested the kingpin of an interstate gang of Mewat-based extortionists, who used to make obscene videos of their victims and blackmail them.... read..
 

Delhi excise policy: Dry days reduced from 21 to 3 'without due consultation'

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Excise Department reduced the number of dry days from 21 days in calendar year 2021 to 3 days in 2022 without seeking approval of the Council of Ministers and opinion of the Delhi Lt. Governor, said a source at the LG office on Sunday, referring to a ... read..
 

Delhi logs 2,423 new Covid cases, 2 deaths

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported a marginal rise in fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 2,423 against 2,311 reported on previous day, and two further deaths, as per the health bulletin.... read..
 

In a first, US Navy ship arrives in India to undergo repairs

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
US Navy Ship (USNS) Charles Drew arrived at L&T's Shipyard at Kattupalli, Chennai on Sunday for undertaking repairs and allied services, adding a new dimension to the India-US strategic partnership, officials said.... read..
 

TMC censors Kunal Ghosh over his remarks on Partha Chatterjee

New Delhi | August 8, 2022 4:56:34 AM IST
The Trinamool Congress has asked the West Bengal General Secretary and spokesperson Kunal Ghosh not to speak to the media about Partha Chatterjee for 14 days.... read..
 

Centre needs to address challenges of cooperative federalism: Vijayan

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday asked the Centre to address the challenges of cooperative federalism.... read..
 

CWG 2022, Day 11: India eyes more gold medals on concluding day; men's hockey, badminton, TT finals today

New Delhi | August 8, 2022 9:26:08 AM IST
After an explosive tenth day of the Commonwealth Games 2022 campaign which saw medals raining for India across sports like athletics, cricket, table tennis, hockey, squash and boxing, the nation's contingent will be looking forward to cap off the finals d... read..
 

CoA writes to FIFA; blames Praful Patel for the current mess

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The controversy over "third-party interference" in matters concerning the All India Football Federation (AIFF) seems to be a never-ending one.... read..
 

Company's operations being run as usual, says cryptocurrency exchange WazirX after ED searches

New Delhi | August 8, 2022 9:57:01 AM IST
After the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) raided one of its directors and froze bank balances to the tune of Rs 64.67 crore, cryptocurrency exchange WazirX reiterated that the company's operations are being conducted as usual and crypto and rupee withdraw... read..
 

Sports ministry releases Rs 30 lakh for surgery of Sanket Sargar

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The Sports ministry has sanctioned Rs 30 lakh for the elbow surgery of Indian weightlifter Sanket Sargar in the United Kingdom.... read..
 

PM Modi pours heartfelt message for CWG 2022 bronze medallist Pooja Gehlot; see here

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 9:57:01 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Indian wrestler Pooja Gehlot for winning a bronze medal in the women's 50 kg category at Commonwealth Games and said that her life journey motivates all.... read..
 

CWG 2022, Day 10: India aims more medals in cricket, hockey, boxing, table tennis and athletics

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 8:58:07 AM IST
Motivated by its performance on Day 9 resulting in earning 14 medals, India on Day 10 of the ongoing Commonwealth Games aims to earn a number of medals in various sporting events like cricket, boxing, table tennis and athletics.... read..
 

Har Ghar Tiranga programmes will be a big success: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 5:56:24 AM IST
With the centre's Har Ghar Tiranga campaign gaining pace across the country, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that all preparatory activities have been completed and the programmes on the Har Ghar Tiranga from August 13 to 15 will be a big succ... read..
 

OnePlus 10T now available for purchase in India

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 5:28:37 AM IST
The OnePlus 10T, which was unveiled a few days ago and is powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, is now available for purchase in India.... read..
 

India's new Akasa Air commences operations, takes off first flight on Mumbai-Ahmedabad route

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 10:27:14 AM IST
Akasa Air is finally in Indian skies as the first flight took off on Sunday between the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route, which was inaugurated by Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya M Scindia along with MoS General Vijay Kumar Singh (Retd.)... read..
 

Prez, PM congratulate Dhankhar on becoming Vice-President

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Jagdeep Dhankhar to congratulate him soon after he was announced the winner in the Vice-Presidential election in which he was pitted against Opposition-backed Margaret Alva.... read..
 

CWG 2022: President Murmu congratulates para Table Tennis player Bhavina Patel on clinching gold medal

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 11:56:48 AM IST
Urging people to draw inspiration, President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday morning congratulated Indian para Table Tennis player Bhavina Patel on clinching gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in UK's Birmingham.... read..
 

Harshal Patel to miss Asia Cup due to side strain: Report

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
Indian pacer Harshal Patel has been suffering from a side strain and is all set to miss the Asia Cup and is also a doubtful starter for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia.... read..
 

Monetary policy over, stock investors' focus shifts to inflation data

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 10:58:06 AM IST
With the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee meeting over on Friday, the focus of Indian stock market investors will now shift to inflation data, both in India and the US, expected next week.... read..
 

Gehlot holds Centre accountable on repercussions over 'law to hang rape accused'

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 10:58:10 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that after the law to hang the rape accused came into force, the incidents of murder after rape have increased across the country.... read..
 

Ex-AICC spokesperson Dasoju Sravan joins BJP

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 11:28:45 AM IST
Former All India Congress Committee (AICC) Spokesperson Dasoju Sravan, who recently resigned from Congress, joined Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of Union Minister and party leader G Kishan Reddy here on Sunday.... read..
 

India records 18,738 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 11:28:53 AM IST
India on Sunday recorded a slight dip in the number of COVID-19 cases as the country recorded as many as 18,738 new COVID-19 cases.... read..
 

Telangana CM to boycott NITI Aayog meet chaired by PM Modi

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 11:28:56 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the seventh meeting of the Governing Council of Niti Aayog at Rashtrapati Bhawan Cultural Centre in the national capital on Sunday.... read..
 

Delhi HC refused to grant anticipatory bail to woman accused of forging marriage certificate

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 11:56:52 AM IST
The Delhi High Court has dismissed the anticipatory bail application of a woman accused of forging a marriage certificate and claiming to be the wife of Delhi Resident Amar Singh Dabas, who expired in September 2017.... read..
 

Delhi reports 2,311 new Covid cases, 1 death

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported marginal decline in new Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 2,311 against 2,419 on the previous day, while there was one more death, as per the health bulletin.... read..
 

PM Modi congratulates Dhankar, says we are proud have 'kisan putra' Vice President

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 1:29:12 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Jagdeep Dhankhar on being elected India's Vice President and said the country will gain tremendously from his intellect and wisdom.... read..
 

RBI maintained consistency in its monetary policy statement: FICCI

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 11:28:54 AM IST
The Reserve Bank of India has maintained consistency in the recent monetary policy statement by focusing on the "withdrawal of accommodation" as its stance to contain inflation, said industry body FICCI.... read..
 

Delhi: One held for beating constable inside Anand Vihar police station

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 2:26:50 AM IST
Delhi Police on Saturday arrested one person in the case of a viral video where a cop was seen being beaten by a mob inside the police station.... read..
 

Congratulations and wishes pour in after Jagdeep Dhankhar wins vice presidential elections

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 12:55:36 AM IST
Wishes poured in after the former Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Saturday elected as India's new Vice President. Taking note of the victory, Union Minister Piyush Goyal, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, Union minister AR Meghwal, and Parliamentary... read..
 

PM Modi to chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council meeting

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 12:55:40 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the seventh meeting of the Governing Council of Niti Aayog at Rashtrapati Bhawan Cultural Centre in the national capital on Sunday.... read..
 

The 4-pronged approach for good governance

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
An impact evaluation report on initiatives for increasing efficiency in decision making in the central secretariat offices said that the reforms of delayering, delegation, digitisation and desk officer system have led to defined work allocation, reduced c... read..
 

Why Tejas fighter aircraft are in demand?

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The government had informed the Lok Sabha on Friday that Malaysia is procuring 18 Tejas fighter jets while the US, Argentina, Australia, Egypt, Indonesia and Philippines too have shown interest to procure the light combat aircraft (LCA).... read..
 

Another tariff hike likely by telecom operators to recover investments: Report

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 9:27:13 AM IST
Telecom service providers are expected to hike tariffs in their existing 4G plans, partly to recover their large investments made through bidding of 5G spectrum auction, a rating agency report said.... read..
 

President Murmu congratulates Dhankhar, says country will benefit from his rich experience in public life

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 1:55:55 AM IST
President Droupadi Murmu has congratulated Jagdeep Dhankhar on being elected as the country's 14th Vice President.... read..
 

Parineeti Chopra 'missing' her co-star Akshay Kumar at shoot of their untitled project

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 1:55:58 AM IST
Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra has shared that she's been missing her co-star Akshay Kumar at the shoot of their upcoming untitled project.... read..
 

Jagdeep Dhankhar elected 16th Vice-President of India

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday was elected as the 16th Vice-President of India.... read..
 

Education Minister, UGC, NTA review CUET (UG) exam arrangements

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Concerned over the recent technical issues that surfaced during the Central University Entrance Test (CUET) exams, top officials from the Ministry of Education, UGC, AICTE and NTA, along with Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, on Saturday reviewed the... read..
 

Alva congratulates Dhankhar on his election as 16th Vice-President

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Opposition nominee for Vice President Margaret Alva on Saturday congratulated her contender -- NDA-backed candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar, after the latter emerged victorious in the Vice-Presidential election.... read..
 

Centre asks 7 states with rising Covid cases to ensure effective compliance

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Amid rising Covid cases on daily basis, the Centre on Saturday wrote to seven states reporting rising infections, asking them to ensure adequate testing, and promote Covid-appropriate behaviour.... read..
 

Har Ghar Tiranga, Har Din Tiranga campaign aims to inspire every citizen to keep tricolour in their hearts all 365 days of the year: Flag Foundation CEO

New Delhi | August 7, 2022 3:26:14 AM IST
Lauding people's zeal at the event titled 'Har Ghar Tiranga, Har Din Tiranga' organised by the Flag Foundation of India, CEO Ashim Kohli said that the aim of the campaign is to inspire every Indian citizen to keep the tricolour in their hearts for all 365... read..
 
 
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