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Finely painted Ptolemaic tomb unveiled in Egypt

The tomb was built for a man named Tutu and his wife, and is one of seven discovered in the area last October, when authorities found smugglers digging illegally for artefacts, officials said. Its painted walls depict funeral processions and images of the owner working in the fields, as well ... Read More »

I&B Secretary: Media and entertainment industry growing at rapid speed

The Indian Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry is a sunrise sector for the economy and is making high growth strides. Addressing Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Annual Session 2019 here, Ministry Secretary Amit Khare said there were 197 million households in the country which have television connections either through DTH or ... Read More »

U.S. Treasury official David Malpass named World Bank President

Senior US Treasury official David Malpass has been selected as President of the World Bank. The World Bank’s executive board unanimously selected 63-year-old Malpass as the bank’s 13th President for a five-year term last night. The World Bank President is Chair of Boards of Directors of the International Bank for ... Read More »

Amit Shah addresses rally in Assam, Manipur & Arunanchal

BJP is undertaking aggressive campaigning for the upcoming General Elections, particularly for the first two phases. Besides Prime Minister Modi, a host of senior leaders are addressing public meetings and seeking votes from the masses. While BJP President Amit Shah campaigned in the North East on Friday. Senior leader Rajnath ... Read More »

Indian New Year Gudi Padva begins

Chaitra Navratri begins from Saturday. Devotees thronging at temples to worship Maa Shailputri on the auspicious day of navratri. Navratri is a Hindu festivals that is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Durga and her nine divine avatars for a period of nine days. The Hindu New Year ‘Vikram Samvat-2076’ ... Read More »

EC removes Kolkata police chief

In two major moves just before elections, EC removed Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma and Bidhannagar Police Commissioner Gyanwant Singh on Friday ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in a major shake-up in the police establishment of the state. Rajesh Kumar has been appointed the new police commissioner of Kolkata. ... Read More »

Election heat intensifies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing election rallies on Saturday. PM Modi will address two rallies in Odisha. PM Modi is also scheduled to address a rally in Balod, Chhattisgarh to canvass for the party’s Lok Sabha candidates in the state. Prime Minister will also address an election rally ... Read More »

South Korea launches first national 5G networks

Three top telecom providers – SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus – began their 5G services at 11pm local time Wednesday, despite previously announcing the launch date would be April 5. South Korea has long had a reputation for technical prowess, and Seoul had made the 5G rollout a priority ... Read More »

RBI to ensure strict turnaround time for customer plaints

The central bank will also come out with a compensation framework across authorized payment systems by June 2019. The central bank said it has directed authorised payment systems to put in place an appropriate customer grievance redressal mechanism. For some payment systems, RBI has issued guidelines prescribing compensation to be ... Read More »

CBDT: Demonetisation had phenomenal positive impact

CBDT clarified that contrary to the report, it is a fact that demonetization had a phenomenal positive impact on the widening of tax base and direct tax collections. It said 6.87 crore Income Tax Returns were filed during FY 2017-18 as compared to 5.48 crore ITRs filed during FY 2016-17, ... Read More »

VVIP Chopper Scam: ED files supplementary chargesheet

The Enforcement Directorate has filed a supplementary chargesheet in AgustaWestland case. The agency, in its supplementary chargesheet filed under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, said according to the “budget sheet, 30 million euros were paid to Air Force officers, bureaucrats and politicians” to swing the deal in favour of ... Read More »

SC refuses to grant interim stay on operation of Electoral Bonds

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, the issue requires detailed hearing and, therefore, it will be taken up on April 10. Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the NGO alleged that thousands of crore of rupees are anonymously being given to political parties. Attorney General KK Venugopal, appearing ... Read More »

General Elections 2019: PM Modi holds public rally at Amroha

Campaigning is in full swing for the first phase of polling scheduled on April 11. Leaders from across the political spectrum are busy wooing voters. After Amroha and Saharanpur rallies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally in Dehradun in Uttarakhand. In Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, PM Modi slammed ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi: 33 % Reservation for Women if voted

Congress President Rahul Gandhi interacted with college students in Pune on Friday. The Congress President will hold public meetings in Chandrapur and Wardha of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra today. Seven Lok Sabha constituencies from Vidarbha are going to polls on April 11. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold a ... Read More »

Maldives parliamentary elections to be held tomorrow

Polling will be held on Saturday and preliminary results are expected on Sunday. Campaigning has reached its peak and party candidates are busy organizing concluding events in their respective constituencies. A total of 386 candidates are in fray for 87 seats including former President Mohamed Nasheed and parliamentary speaker Qasim ... Read More »

Campaigning picks up pace for Lok Sabha election

In the first phase of Lok Sabha elections, voting will take place for Western UP’s Saharanpur, Kairana, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddha Nagar constituencies on 11th of this month. This will be Mr. Modi’s second rally in the state for the first phase elections. Earlier, he addressed ... Read More »