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Heavy rain continues to lash several parts of country

The rain and flood have affected 14 districts across the state. Over two lakh people are evacuated till now from marooned villages and over one lakh fifty thousand people have taken refuge in the relief camps. Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has announced five lakh rupees compensation to the family ... Read More »

Situation in J&K returning to normalcy, restrictions partially removed

Meanwhile, the Joint Action Committee (Jac) Kargil on Friday announced the suspension of the strike till Eid festival.  In Jammu Division, the situation is limping back to normalcy in all the five districts of Jammu region including Jammu district where prohibitory orders imposed under section 144 have been withdrawn yesterday. ... Read More »

Panama ex-president Martinelli acquitted of espionage, corruption

The case marked the first time a Panamanian former president was tried in criminal court. The 67-year-old supermarket tycoon was accused of spying on some 150 opponents between 2012 and 2014 as well as using state resources in the pursuit, including $13 million in equipment which subsequently disappeared. Martinelli “is ... Read More »

PM Modi to embark on state visit to Bhutan from 17 August

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a State Visit to Bhutan on 17-18 August, at the invitation of Prime Minister of Bhutan Dr. Lotay Tshering. The visit reflects the high priority that the Government of India attaches to its relations with Bhutan, India’s trusted friend and neighbour. Prime ... Read More »

J&K Reorganisation Bill gets President’s assent

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday gave assent to a legislation for bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir, and two Union Territories — Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh — will come into existence on October 31.   The President has given assent to the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019,  “In ... Read More »

FM Sitharaman addresses CII National Council meeting

Sitharaman said that even with some moderation, India is still the fastest-growing large economy and with the government and the RBI working together in synergy in a cordial relationship, the ecosystem will help incentivize investments. Sitharaman said the government is looking at the financial sector woes and will address them. ... Read More »

PM Modi and top Union Ministers visit Arun Jaitley at AIIMS

AIIMS has released a press statement stating he is haemodynamically stable and is undergoing treatment in ICU. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to AIIMS on Friday evening  to enquire about  health condition of Former Finance Minsiter Arun Jaitley. Jaitley, 66, was admitted to the Cardio-Neuro-Centre of AIIMS around 10 ... Read More »

India to roll out ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ Scheme

In a bid to implement ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ across the country by June 1, 2020, the Centre on Friday kick-started inter-state portability of ration card between Telangana-Andhra Pradesh as well as Maharashtra-Gujarat. This means beneficiaries living in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh can buy their quota of ration from ... Read More »

India: Jammu & Kashmir issue is internal matter of India

Ministry of External Affairs expressed regret over recent decisions taken by Pakistan. Addressing a press conference, MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that stopping of Samjhauta Express was a unilateral decision by Pakistan. He also said that situation in Jammu and Kashmir is returning to normalcy as hospitals are opened there. ... Read More »

PM Modi to visit Bhutan on 17th and 18th August

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a state visit to Bhutan on 17-18 August 2019, at the invitation of Prime Minister of Bhutan Dr. Lotay Tshering. Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Bhutan, very early in his second term, is in line with government’s continued emphasis on its ‘Neighbourhood First Policy’. ... Read More »

Sensex jumps 255 points; Nifty tops 11,100

After rallying 480 points during the day, the 30-share Sensex settled 254.55 points or 0.68 per cent higher at 37,581.91. It hit an intra-day high of 37,807.55 and a low of 37,406.26. The broader NSE Nifty jumped 77.20 points or 0.70 per cent to 11,109.65. During the day, it hit ... Read More »

Nepal: 5 dead, dozen feared missing in bus mishap

The accident occurred in the wee hours on Friday when a bus skidded off the road at Salanghat area of Rorang rural municipality and fell 200 meters below into Trishuli river. Three bodies recovered from accident site and two from other places. Sixteen people injured in the accident rescued by ... Read More »

President Kovind hosts ‘At Home’ reception for freedom fighters

On the occasion, the President honoured and felicitated 81 freedom fighters from across the country in the presence of the Vice President Venkaiah Naidu,, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, LokSabha speaker Om Birla,Former Prime minister Manmohan Singh,Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah and other dignitaries.   On August 9, 1942 ... Read More »

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