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Electioneering in top gear in Rajasthan, Telangana

BJP on Thursday released its manifesto for assembly polls in Telangana. Apart from promising to give one lakh cows to farmers free of cost, it promises a Rs. 10 cut in VAT per litre on petrol and diesel. It also promises to give free laptops to degree students. Some other ... Read More »

PM Modi addresses poll rallies in Nagaur & Bharatpur

While he termed Naguar as the land of the brave, he referred to Bharatpur as the land of labour and skill. Recalling the legacy of Jyotiba Phule, Prime Minister Modi spoke on BJP’s thrust on Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas in the state and across the country and promised to take ... Read More »

49th IFFI concludes with gala ceremony in Goa

Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, and a host of celebrities were present on the occasion. Master scriptwriter Salim Khan was honoured with the IFFI special award for his lifetime contribution to cinema at the closing ceremony. His son Arbaaz Khan received the award on his behalf. ... Read More »

Kartik Purnima, Dev Deepawali celebrated across country

Friday was a day of faith, belief and devotion. The birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev was celebrated across the country and the world with traditional fervour and gaiety. Kartik Purnima was also celebrated on Friday as the culmination of the holy month of Kartik. Thousands ... Read More »

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly dissolved with immediate effect

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today said that the decision to dissolve the state assembly was taken, following reports of horse trading for government formation. The governor had cited four main reasons for dissolving the assembly with immediate effect. These included “extensive horse-trading and possible exchange of money”, ... Read More »

Embassy of India in Nepal celebrates ITEC & Maulana Azad Day

Minister for Education, Science and Technology of Nepal Giriraj Mani Pokharel inaugurated the event in Kathmandu on Thursday evening.  Pokharel said ITEC is a flagship programme for technical cooperation and Nepal and other developing countries getting benefit from this programme.  He also expressed gratitude towards Govt of India for its ... Read More »

Jet Airways introduces 20 additional flights

Jet Airways (India) has introduced 20 additional flights across its domestic and international network starting December 1. These additional services are part of the comprehensive network review by the airline, with the objective of strengthening its network at its hubs at Mumbai and Delhi, aimed at deploying assets on more ... Read More »

HM chairs high level security review meeting over Amritsar grenade attack

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a high level security review meeting post Amritsar grenade attack. NIA and state agencies have intensified probe into attack. Security has been tightened in Punjab and neighbouring states. Meanwhile, probe has intensified into Yesterday’s grenade attack in Amritsar in which three persons were killed. NIA ... Read More »

49th India International Film Festival begins today

The 49th edition of the International Film Festival of India will open on Tuesday with the gala opening ceremony at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium in Goa. The 9-day event will showcase 212 films from 68 countries. While The Aspern Papers is the opening film, Sealed Lips will be ... Read More »

Voting for 2nd phase polling in Chhattisgarh

Arrangements have been made for the second and final phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections to be held in 72 seats of 19 districts on Tuesday amid tight security, with the deployment of over one lakh police personnel. In the first phase, polling was held in 18 seats of eight Naxal-affected ... Read More »

Jet Airways cancels 10 domestic flights from Mumbai

Jet Airways (India) has cancelled 10 domestic flights from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) in Mumbai on November 18, 2018 due to operational issues. In accordance with regulatory policy, guests have been re-accommodated or compensated. Jet Airways is India’s premier international airline, which operates flights to India and overseas. ... Read More »

Death toll in Tamil Nadu due to Cyclone Gaja rises to 33

In Tamil Nadu, relief measures are being carried out on a war-footing in the areas hit by Cyclone Gaja. So far, 33 people have lost their lives. More than 11,000 staff are involved in resuming power connections in affected areas. Mobile medical teams have also been mobilised. The Indian Navy ... Read More »

Karnataka Bank gets nod to raise Rs 400 crore via Bonds

Karnataka Bank has received an approval for allotment of 40,000 rated, unsecured, redeemable, non convertible, Basel III compliant, lower Tier 2 subordinated bonds (Series V) in the nature of debentures (the NCDs) bearing a face value of Rs 1,00,000 lakh each, at par to the investors identified by the Committee ... Read More »