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EPFO members to get 8.65% interest for 2018-19: Minister

Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar on Tuesday said over 6 crore EPFO members will get 8.65 per cent interest on their deposits for 2018-19.The Central B...

PM Modi performs Narmada 'aarti' at Sardar Sarovar dam

On a visit to his home state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 69 on Tuesday, offered prayers to goddess Narmada at the Sardar Sarovar dam.Ac...

Congress, NCP to contest 125 seats each in Assembly polls

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress will contest 125 seats each in next month's Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, NCP chie...

Saudi Arabia assures India of no oil supply shortage: Minister

India, the world's third-largest oil consumer, will not face any supply disruption after a reduction in production at its No.2 supplier Saudi Arabia,...

Nearly 250 malaria cases in Delhi

The number of malaria cases in Delhi has mounted to nearly 250 in 2019 with at least 93 of those being reported in the first two weeks of September, ...

SC asks Centre to restore normalcy in Kashmir

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to make all endeavours to restore normalcy in Kashmir as soon as possible. A bench of Chief Justice Ranj...

Trump to join Modi in Houston to address 50,000 Indian-Americans

U.S President Donald Trump will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Houston's mega 'Howdy, Modi!' event on September 22, the White House said on Sun...

Drone attacks knock out half of Saudi Arabia's oil supply

Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field on Saturday, sparki...

Minister announces Rs 70,000 cr package for exports, real estate sectors

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an over Rs 70,000 crore package for the exports and real estate sectors, including setting up of a stre...

Names of all NRC applicants published online

The names of all NRC applicants have been published online on Saturday, the office of the NRC State Coordinator said. The names of all the 3.30 crore...

118 new community radio stations to be set up: Javadekar

As many as 118 new community radio stations are in the process of being set up in various parts of the country, including in Left Wing Extremism (LWE...

NCP MP Udayanraje Bhosale joins BJP

NCP MP Udayanraje Bhosale joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of top saffron party leaders, including its president Amit Shah and Mahar...

BEL bags Rs 5,357 cr Defence ministry contract for Akash Missile system

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) said it has won order worth Rs 5,357 crores for seven squadrons of Akash Missile System for the...

Dissent should not eclipse democratic decency: Odisha CM

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said dissent should not eclipse the democratic decency under any circumstances, as he imparted lessons to legisl...

Govt notifies e-assessment process for income-tax payers

The ambitious 'e -assessment' scheme, also called the faceless or nameless assessment, for income-tax payers has been notified by the Central governm...

Sree Narayana Guru provided a new awakening through his philosophy: Minister

Union Minister of State for External and Parliamentary Affairs V. Muraleedharan on Friday said spiritual leader and social reformer Sree Narayana Gur...

No need for odd-even scheme in Delhi, says Gadkari

Hours after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the odd-even road rationing scheme will be implemented in the national capital from November 4 ...

Red Corner Notice against Nehal Modi

The Interpol has issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against Nehal Modi, younger brother of Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2 billion PNB scam c...

Odd-Even scheme back in Delhi from Nov 4

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the odd-even road rationing scheme will be implemented in Delhi from November 4 to 15. Kejriwal said the move was...

Babri demolition case: Tenure of special judge extended

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it has complied with its direction and extended the tenure of the special judge, w...

11 drown as boat capsizes during Ganesh idol immersion

Eleven people drowned when two boats carrying them capsized during Ganesh idol immersion in Lower Lake of Bhopal, a senior police official said on Fr...

MP cabinet clears 10% EWS quota

The Madhya Pradesh cabinet approved a proposal to grant 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and education to the economically weaker section (...

No Indian will be left out: Smriti Irani on NRC

Union Minister Smriti Irani hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her opposition to NRC, saying that the BJP-led government at th...

Casinos are important part of Goa's tourism: Pramod Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that casinos are one of the important parts of the tourism in the state as they attract tourists.He was speakin...

PM launches farmers' pension scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched an ambitious pension scheme for farmers from here.Under the 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana', ...

New motor vehicles act made stricter to make people respect rules: Gadkari

Union Road Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari defended the high penalty under the new motor vehicles act, saying the idea behind it is to ...

Eminent jurist Ram Jethmalani passes away

Eminent jurist and former Union minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday at the age of 95, his family members said. Jethmalani breathed his last...

Alliance with BJP inevitable: Uddhav Thackeray

Amid reports that ruling BJP and Shiv Sena are hardening their positions on sharing of seats to contest the assembly polls, Sena chief Uddhav Thacker...

PM launches BEML-built coach for city's metro

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched an indigenously-built metro coach to be used by the upcoming Mumbai metro network.The coach, the fi...