Feb 19

Batting let India down in 3rd T201 against SA
Batting let India down in 3rd T201 against SA

Batting let India down in 3rd T201 against SA JOHANNESBURG: India’s middleorder collapsed after a fiery start as South Africa won the third Twenty20 International by five wickets to keep the five-match series alive, here today. Indian women, eyeing their maiden T20 series win in South Africa after winning the first two matches, collapsed to 133 in

Haasan meets Rajini, says calling on people he likes
Haasan meets Rajini, says calling on people he likes

Haasan meets Rajini, says calling on people he likes CHENNAI: Days ahead of taking the political plunge, veteran film star Kamal Haasan met superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday, and said he is calling on those “whom I like” before the formal launch of his party on February 21. Both the actors, who command a huge fan

PNB fraud: ED raids over 45 locations in 15 cities
PNB fraud: ED raids over 45 locations in 15 cities

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday conducted searches at over 45 more locations in 15 cities across India in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, an official said.The agency raided 10 places in Bengaluru, seven in Delhi, five each in Kolkata and Mumbai, four each in Chandigarh and Hyderabad, three each in

Charging points for e-vehicles at railway stations soon
Charging points for e-vehicles at railway stations soon

The Railways will provide space for electric vehicle charging stations at the parking lots of train stations to promote the use of green energy. To begin with, the parking lots at the New Delhi and Nizamuddin railway stations in the capital have been identified to set up e-vehicle (EV) charging spots and “necessary preparations” are

Narayanasamy urges Centre to hold probe into PNB fraud case
Narayanasamy urges Centre to hold probe into PNB fraud case

Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today urged the Centre to order a detailed probe into the alleged multi crore rupee PNB fraud involving Nirav Modi. Talking to reporters here he said that the alleged fraud involving Rs 11,400 crores was shocking and the Centre should order a detailed probe. The fraud is perhaps the biggest ever

every caste equal ramdev
Every caste, race is equal: Baba Ramdev

Every caste equal ramdev: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, along with Acharya Mahamandaleshwar of the Juna Akhara, Swami Avdheshanand Giri, on Saturday advocated the equality of all castes. Speaking at an event marking Shrigurukarshani Gopal’s birth anniversary, they also said that everyone is human by birth and great with his/her karma.“Every caste & race is equal,

Haryana to replace Ambala Municipal Corporation with 2 councils
Haryana to replace Ambala Municipal Corporation with 2 councils

Haryana to replace Ambala Municipal Corporation with 2 councils: The Haryana government on Saturday decided to abolish the Ambala Municipal Corporation and instead set up two separate municipal councils, said a state government spokesman. “Ambala City and Ambala Sadar will now have separate Municipal Councils as the earlier Municipal Corporation, Ambala, has been abolished in the interest

Modi inaugurates new BJP headquarters
Modi inaugurates new BJP headquarters in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the BJP’s new headquarters here at 6, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, in the presence of veteran leaders like L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi. Equipped with modern facilities, the headquarters’ foundation stone was laid by Modi on August 18, 2016. It was constructed in a record time of one-and-half

Janardan Mishra cleans toilet
BJP’s Janardan Mishra cleans clogged school toilet

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Janardan Mishra who represents Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa constituency was recently seen cleaning a school toilet in a village.A video of the Rewa MP cleaning the toilet in Rewa’s Khajuha Village has gone viral on the social media. Earlier, the BJP leader, who has always shown immense support towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission, was spotted cleaning the streets of Rewa.

Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla
Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla

Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today flagged off the electric bus service of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC). Eleven buses were flagged off for local destinations on nine different routes from the State Secretariat here by Thakur. He said the Centre would bear 90 per cent cost of

Karnataka pub raid
Karnataka: Five arrested in pub raid

Karnataka pub raid: The Police arrested five people for serving liquor outside the purview of an eatery’s license in Karnataka. The raid took place yesterday at Hotel Western Tower’s pub named ‘Hideout’ in Belgaum’s Kirloskar Road.Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Seema Latkar informed that police conducted the raid on receiving information that Top in Town bar and restaurant was illegally serving liquor outside their license.“With the ACP

PNB fraud: Assocham calls for privatising PSBs
PNB fraud: Assocham calls for privatising PSBs

PNB fraud: Assocham calls for privatising PSBs: In light of the massive Rs 11,300 crore ($1.8 billion) scam allegedly involving jeweller Nirav Modi that has hit state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB), industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday that the government should surrender its majority control of banks, which should be allowed to function like private sector

Tripura election
Tripura election: PM Modi appeals all to turn up to vote

As polling began for Tripura election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed all, and particularly young voters, to cast their votes.“I appeal to my sisters and brothers of Tripura, particularly young voters, to turn out in record numbers and cast their vote in the Assembly Elections,” Modi tweeted. Voting in 59 seats of Tripura’s

Voting for Tripura Assembly elections begins
Voting for Tripura Assembly elections begins

Voting for Tripura Assembly elections begins: Voting for the Assembly elections in India’s northeastern state of Tripura began on Sunday morning amidst tight security, official said.”Men and women in large numbers queued up in front of many polling stations well before polling opened at 7 a.m. in the entire state. Polling ends at 4 p.m.,” said

India aim bright start against South Africa in 1st T201
India aim bright start against South Africa in 1st T201

India aim bright start against South Africa in 1st T201 JOHANNESBURG: Following a historic One-Day International (ODI) series victory, ruthless India will aim to continue their form in the cricket’s shortest format when they face South Africa in the first Twenty20 International (T201) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. With a short interval for

PM should explain why PNB scam happened, says Rahul
PM should explain why PNB scam happened, says Rahul

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the PNB scam allegedly involving Nirav Modi, asking him to explain why it has happened and what steps he is taking to ensure that the banking system is safe in India. He accused the Central government of

NRI from Ludhiana
NRI from Ludhiana to dine with Trudeau on Feb 22

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has invited a Ludhiana born NRI and his wife for dinner reception celebrating Canada-India ties at New Delhi on February 22. Sherjang Singh Rana, president and CEO, Punjab Insurance Inc and his wife Hapreet Kaur Rana are household names in the insurance sector in Canada. Punjab Insurance, which was created

Congress holds BJP responsible for Nirav Modi fraud case

New Delhi [India], Feb 17 : – The Congress Party on Saturday held the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government accountable for the fraudster jewellery designer Nirav Modi’s escape from the country following disclosure of his scam worth Rs. 11,400. Raising the subject of ‘Pakoda’ politics yet again at a press conference here, Congress leader Kapil

CVC summons PNB
PNB scam: CVC summons PNB, Fin Min officials

After a major crackdown by Enforcement Directorate(ED), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Income Tax (IT) Department, one more law enforcement agency has swung into action in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) summoned the PNB management and Finance Ministry officials to appear before it.Top officials of PNB and the Finance Ministry have been asked to appear before

SC allows HP to carry out silviculture felling of trees
SC allows HP to carry out silviculture felling of trees

SC allows HP to carry out silviculture felling of trees: The Supreme Court today allowed Himachal Pradesh government to permit “silviculture felling” of trees to a very limited extent and said this activity should be monitored very carefully to see whether it helps in regenerating forests. The apex court, which had in December 1996 directed the