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India sixth wealthiest country with total wealth of US $8,230 bn

India sixth wealthiest country with total wealth of US $8,230 bn

NEW DELHI: India is the sixth wealthiest country in the world with a total wealth of US $8,230 billion, while the US is the richest nation globally, says a report. According to the AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review, the US is the wealthiest country in the world with a total wealth of US $62,584

A year left, NDA govt promises justice to 1984 Sikh riots victims

A year left, NDA govt promises justice to 1984 Sikh riots victims

WASHINGTON: The NDA government has taken steps and “will do its best” to render justice to each and every family that has suffered during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, a senior BJP leader has said. “I stand before you to assure the community that we will do our best to render justice to each and every

Centre will try to introduce bill for SC/ST reservation in promotions: Athawale

Centre will try to introduce bill for SC/ST reservation in promotions: Athawale

NAGPUR: Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Saturday said that the Centre would try to bring a bill in the monsoon session of Parliament to pave the way for reservation in job promotions for employees belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories. The Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment was addressing

Petrol price: Rs. 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing

Petrol price: Rs. 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing

NEW DELHI: A Rs 4 per litre increase in petrol and diesel prices is in the offing if the state-owned fuel retailers are to return to pre-Karnataka poll hiatus margin levels, brokerage firms said. No sooner had Karnataka polled to elect a new state government, the state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd

Air India may have to pay US $ 8.8 million penalty

Air India may have to pay US $ 8.8 million penalty

NEW DELHI: The state-run carrier Air India may have to pay a penalty of US $ 8.8 million to 323 passengers of its May 9 Delhi-Chicago flight, which was delayed as a fallout of withdrawal of relaxations given on flight duty time limitation (FDTL) of the crew. This incident has brought into focus in a

Shahkot Bye-poll: Malik asks BJP supporters to ensure SAD's victory

Shahkot Bye-poll: Malik asks BJP supporters to ensure SAD’s victory

Jalandhar – Punjab unit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief and Rajya Sabha MP Shwait Malik on Wednesday, while addressing a public meeting at Shahkot, aske the party workers to start campaigning vigorously in favour of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate Naib Singh Kohar. “Former SAD Minister Ajit Singh Kohar did tremendous works in this constituency.

Indore city cleanest, followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh

Indore city cleanest, followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh

New Delhi – Indore emerged as the cleanest city, followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh in the Central government’s cleanliness survey. The results of Swachh Sarvek – shan 2018, which aims to estimate levels of cleanliness across cities in the country, were announced on Wednesday by Minister of State for Housing Hardeep Singh Puri.Jharkhand was adjudged the

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar to undergo lie-detector test on May 30

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar to undergo lie-detector test on May 30

NEW DELHI:A Delhi court on Monday issued directions for conducting a lie-detector test on Congress leader Sajjan Kumar on May 30 in connection with two 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases after he gave his consent for the same.   Metropolitan Magistrate Santosh Kumar Singh directed the Director of Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL), Lodhi Road, to conduct

Captain shares Khattar's concern on flow of river waters into Pakistan

Captain shares Khattar’s concern on flow of river waters into Pakistan

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday shared the concern of his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar on wasteful flow of river waters into Pakistan but urged careful assessment of the matter, while calling for similar efforts to prevent wastage of Yamuna river water too. Captain Amarinder ruled out the need for any separate

Sukhbir thanks Gadkari for projects given to Punjab

Sukhbir thanks Gadkari for projects given to Punjab

Bathinda – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday thanked Union Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari for a slew of projects given to Punjab by the NDA government two of which including the Zirakpur-Bathinda and Amritsar-Bathinda highways, were inaugurated on Monday.Addressing a huge public gathering at Goniana as a thanksgiving gesture to

SC/ST Act likely to be put in Schedule IX of Constitution

SC/ST Act likely to be put in Schedule IX of Constitution

NEW DELHI: The Central government is planning to bring an ordinance to overturn the Supreme Court verdict putting safeguards on arrests under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and subsequently introduce a bill to insulate it from further judicial scrutiny. The government is likely to introduce the bill in monsoon session of Parliament to incorporate

Six-month jail term for those abandoning elderly parents

Six-month jail term for those abandoning elderly parents

NEW DELHI: The NDA government at the Centre led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi government is planning to increase the jail term for those who abandon or abuse their elderly parents, to six months from the existing three months, according to a senior official.The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, which is reviewing the Maintenance and

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with other idols in temples

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with other idols in temples

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with Gods and Goddesses in temples. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): All set to establish Maharishi Balmiki and Guru Ravi Das ji idols along with the idols of other gods and goddesses in Hindu temples. The task will be started from ‘Kali Mata temple in Patiala in June

Punjab BJP Prez allegedly misuses National Emblem for Political Activities

Punjab BJP Prez allegedly misuses National Emblem for Political Activities

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Rajya Sabha member and President of Punjab BJP Shwait Malik has allegedly misused the National Emblem for Political activities. A day before, Malik has released a list of Punjab BJP office bearer. But the letter-head, which has been used for it, was printed with lions with Ashoka Chakra in the mid-front. While the

Modi among Forbes' top 10 most powerful people

Modi among Forbes’ top 10 most powerful people

New York – Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the world by Forbes in a list that has been topped for the first time ever by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who dethroned Russian President Vladimir Putin as the most influential person on the planet. Modi ranks 9th

Survey claims Islam will be second largest religion in US by 2040

Survey claims Islam will be second largest religion in US by 2040

United States of America is country of  different caste and creed, there several races living there from all over the world. Another speculating fact came out in a survey, Muslims will be the second largest religion in US by 2040, a study by Pew Research Center has suggested.CNN reported that studies was conducted in 2007, 2011 and

UIDAI introduces 'Virtual ID' to address privacy concerns

UIDAI introduces ‘Virtual ID’ to address privacy concerns

UIDAI introduces ‘Virtual ID’ to address privacy concerns NEW DELHI: In a bid to address privacy concerns, the UIDAI on Wednesday introduced a new concept of Virtual ID’ which Aadhaar-card holder can generate from its website and give for various purposes, including SIM verification, instead of sharing the actual 12-digit biometric ID. This will give

YEIDA says builder diverted 1000 crore money of flat buyres

YEIDA says builder diverted 1000 crore money of flat buyres

On Tuesday, Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) said several builders diverted nearly Rs 1,000 crore collected from the homebuyers to other projects,because of delaying the delivery of flats. The audit reports conducted by the  committee of YEIDA officials if the builders misused the funds collected from homebuyers.Five-member committee of YEIDA, headed by additional chief executive

SC asks UP Govt, No Aadhar, does it mean no existence of homeless people?

SC asks UP Govt, No Aadhar, does it mean no existence of homeless people?

How the Aadhaar Cards of urban homeless people were being made, Supreme Court asks the Uttar Pradesh government  on Wednesday. The Court said it while hearing a matter relating to providing shelter to the urban homeless across the country. Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who was representing Uttar Pradesh government was questioned by the judges,“If a person is

Another sex racket in 'Ashram' exposed, 72 girls freed

Another sex racket in ‘Ashram’ exposed, 72 girls freed

Another sex racket in ‘Ashram’ exposed, 72 girls freed. A similar ashram of Virender Dev Dikshit who runs sex ashram in Delhi has also been exposed in Rajasthan. On Sunday, by raiding the building of Baba’s spiritual University in Raigad, in Srodhi, Rajasthan, 72 girls were relieved of their clutch. Stating this, the police sources

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