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MP Assembly adjourned till March 26

The Madhya Pradesh Assembly was adjourned till March 26 amid the demand by BJP MLAs to hold a floor test as directed by Governor Lalji Tandon.Just af...

COVID-19 outbreak: Coal import declines 14% in Feb

India's coal imports registered a decline of 14.1 per cent to 17.01 million tonnes (MT) in February in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, as per i...

Yes Bank reports Rs 18,564-cr loss for Dec quarter

Crisis-hit Yes Bank reported a loss of Rs 18,564 crore for the December quarter. The bank, which has been put under moratorium by the government last...

4th batch of 53 Indians evacuated from Iran

A fourth batch of 53 Indians returned to India from Iran on Monday, taking the total number of people evacuated from the coronavirus-hit country to 3...

Meeting of RSS' top policy-making body suspended

In the wake of coronavirus scare, the RSS has suspended the annual meeting of the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS), its top decision-making bo...

Punjab shuts all schools till March 31

Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla announced closing of all schools in the state till March 31 as a precautionary measure to prevent spread...

2.87 lakh posts vacant in Railways: Govt

As many as 2.87 lakh of the 15 lakh sanctioned positions are lying vacant in the railways, the government told Parliament. In a written reply to a qu...

Coronavirus scare: West Bengal seals border with Bhutan

The West Bengal government has sealed the state's border with Bhutan in the wake of novel coronavirus outbreak, a senior official said. The West Beng...

Excise duty on petrol, diesel hiked by Rs 3/litre

Excise duty on petrol and diesel was hiked by Rs 3 per litre as the government looked to mop up gains arising from fall in international oil prices.S...

India confirms second death due to coronavirus

India reported second death from the novel coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases jumped to 82. A 68-year-old woman from West Delhi died after ...

COVID-19 positive cases in M'shtra rise to 19

With two more persons testing positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra, the number of infected individuals in the state has gone up to 19, a health de...

Moratorium on Yes Bank to be lifted on March 18

The government has notified the Yes Bank reconstruction scheme as per which the moratorium on the troubled private sector lender will be lifted on Ma...

DA for central government employees increased by 4%

The Centre on Friday increased the dearness allowance (DA) for central government employees and pensioners by 4% with effect from January 1, 2020.The...

Bihar govt orders closure of schools, colleges till March 31

The Bihar government announced closure of all schools, colleges, coaching institutes, zoos and public parks till March 31 as a precautionary measure ...

'Namami Gange' improved water quality of Ganga: Minister

The central government's 'Namami Gange' mission has improved the water quality of Ganga river, Union Home minister Amit Shah said. Shah said the pro...

IPL 2020 postponed over coronavirus fears

The start of the Indian Premier League, the world's most lucrative cricket competition, has been postponed from March 29 until April 15 over the coro...

Parliament approves 'Vivad Se Vishwas Bill'

Parliament on Friday approved a bill that will provide an opportunity to taxpayers to settle their tax disputes by paying just due taxes with complet...

Kuldeep Sengar sentenced to 10 yrs in prison

A Delhi court on Friday sentenced expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar to 10 years' imprisonment in the custodial death case of Unnao rape victim's ...

PSA against Farooq Abdullah revoked

The Jammu and Kashmir administration revoked the Public Safety Act against former chief minister Farooq Abdullah, officials said. In an order, state ...

IIP shows marginal rise

  India's factory output showed a marginal rise in January, while retail inflation eased to a two-month low in February, paving the way for RBI t...

Kerala govt begins distribution of free rations

The Kerala government on Wednesday began distribution of free ration to the people of the state through the Public Distribution System (PDS) followin...

Kerala govt rejects concerns of community spread

Kerala reports 2nd COVID-19 death

32 new COVID-19 positive cases in Kerala

Grim one-day coronavirus death toll for U.S, U.K, Spain

Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States have all reported the highest number of deaths in a single day since the start of the coronavirus pan...

COVID-19 outbreak: Global death toll crosses 42,000

Coronavirus deaths in U.S pass 4,000

U.K records almost 400 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hrs