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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

Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan, but SC decreased

Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan, but SC decreased

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan among the minority community across the State. If compare to last year, the growth of advances to Christians is to 73.72 per cent and Muslim is 49.96 per cent till March 2018. Data provided the banks that State Bank of India is on the top to

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

Industries have more NPA as compare to Agriculture

Industries have more NPA as compare to Agriculture

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Non-performing Assets (NPA) are increasingly in Industry sector in compare to farming sector. In the Agriculture sector there is Rs 88446 outstanding and NPA is Rs 6681 crore, but in the Industry Sector, the outstanding is Rs 48,638 crore and NPA is Rs 6791 crore. But suicide rates are much higher in the

Centre govt. should come to farmers' rescue: CM

Centre govt. should come to farmers’ rescue: CM

Chandigarh – Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the people of the state, particularly the distressed farmers, had expected the former deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and his Union Minister wife Harsimrat Kaur Badal to pressure the Central government to come to the rescue of the farming community. “Instead of asking the BJP-led Central government,

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

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

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

Northern region in for major power crisis

Northern region may leads to major power crisis

Patiala – A critical coal stock position in a number of thermal plants in the region coupled with low water level in the reservoirs of hydro power stations may lead to a major power crisis in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan and their dependence on power purchases from outside may increase. According to highly placed sources in the

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

Railway contractor fined 1 lakh over toilet water use in tea, coffee

Railway contractor fined 1 lakh over toilet water use in tea, coffee

HYDERABAD: A vending contractor has been slapped with a fine of Rs 1 lakh by the Railways after a video surfaced suggesting that water from a train toilet was being used to prepare tea and coffee, the South Central Railway (SCR) here said on Thursday. In the video in circulation in social media in the past

Global warming- Let’s celebrate April 1 as Cool Day!

Global warming- Let’s celebrate April 1 as Cool Day!

Global warming- Let’s celebrate April 1 as Cool Day! In our quest for development that has meant urbanization, defense up gradation, agriculture and industrialization we have fooled ourselves every day as we have chosen a path of self destruction. Modern day development has come at a huge cost of environment. Increase in atmospheric temperature is one

Pakistan foundation appeals to rename 'Shadman Chowk' after 'Bhagat Singh'

Pakistan foundation appeals to rename ‘Shadman Chowk’ after ‘Bhagat Singh’

Ferozepur – Bhagat Singh Memorial Foundation in Pakistan led by Imtiaz Rashid Qureshi, Advocate Chairman of the Foundation along with senior member Sayeed Shamshad Hussain, on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to Lord Mayor and Deputy Commissioner, Lahore, with a request to rename Shadman Chowk as Bhagat Singh Chowk and installation of his statue. The foundation

Vijay Mallya gets bail

Vijay Mallya gets bail until April 2

Vijay Mallya gets bail. The Westminster magistrates’ court in London on Thursday extended the bail of liquor baron Vijay Mallya to April 2 in connection with his extradition case. Judge Emma Arbuthnot has extended Mallya’s £650,000 bail as it raised concern over the reliability of evidence provided by India in connection with the case.While arguing in the matter, Mallya’s defence

New Rs 10 notes in chocolate brown colour coming soon

New Rs 10 notes in chocolate brown colour coming soon

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank will Soon bring into circulation new Rs 10 denomination banknotes in chocolate brown color, which will have India’s cultural heritage Konark Sun Temple as a motif on the reverse side. The Central bank will shortly issue Rs 10 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (new) series, bearing signature of Urjit R

RBI to launch new Rs 10 notes, printing starts

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will launch new rs 10 notes very soon. As per reports, RBI has already printed around one billion pieces of the new Rs 10 note. The new note is said to be chocolate brown in color, and will have a picture of the Konark Sun Temple at the back. It

Bihar: Ancient Mauryan technology brings water in Maghad

Bihar: Ancient Mauryan technology brings water in Maghad

Hark back into history, and there are a lot of lessons to take away. One enterprising person in the Magadh region, which comprises of 10 districts in south-central Bihar, found a way to lessen the acute water crisis afflicting the region by adopting irrigation and water conservation system dating back to the Mauryan empire which

Pulwama attack: Militants used armour piercing bullets

Pulwama attack: Militants used armour piercing bullets

The indian security get shocked in Jammu and Kashmir, when the three militants who carried out Fidayeen attack in Lethpora on December 31 had used bullets that pierced the body armour of the troopers. This is for the first time that such bullets have been used in any militant attack across India. The three Jaish-e-Mohammed Fedayeen members

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