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CBI books Delhi minister Satyendar Jain in graft case

Jain, who holds the PWD portfolio, is already facing a Central Bureau of Investigation case related to alleged money laundering.  —Jain is accused of violating norms in hiring architects for the public works department (PWD) — The  agency also named then officials of the PWD — engineer-in-chief S K Srivastava, and ... Read More »

Iranian foreign minister meets Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi

During the talks, the Iranian Foreign Minister sought India’s support in salvaging Iran’s nuclear deal with leading world powers in the wake of the US pull out from it. The Iranian Foreign Minister visited China, Russia and some European countries in the last three weeks after President Donald Trump announced ... Read More »

Minister reviews functioning of Jammu city schools

JAMMU : The Minister for School Education, Haj & Auqaf and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today directed the education department to take steps for converting Hari Singh Higher Secondary School into school for specially-abled children. He directed the School education authorities to complete all the required formalities including posting ... Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Odisha today

To address a public meeting at Bali Jatra Ground in Cuttack Cuttack: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Odisha on Saturday (May 26). He will address a public meeting at Bali Jatra Ground on the bank of river Mahanadi in Cuttack in the afternoon. A number of functions have ... Read More »

I&B Minister launches six-day ASEAN India Film Festival

The ASEAN India Film Festival began in New Delhi on Friday. The six-day event was inaugurated by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that there is a lot of similarity between India and the ASEAN nations be it historically or culturally. ... Read More »

Prime Minister Modi chairs 26th Pragati interaction

The Cabinet on Wednesday under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi also discussed a number of other issues besides financial matters. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the government is very concerned over frequent fluctuations in energy prices and is considering long term solutions to solve the problem. Read More »

Prime Minister Modi meets crew of INSV Tarini 

Six women officers of the Indian Navy, who successfully circumnavigated the globe on the sailing vessel, INSV Tarini, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. The expedition, known as the “Navika Sagar Parikrama,” was the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. During the interaction, the ... Read More »

All-woman vessel INS Tarini to be flagged-in by defence minister

India’s first ever all-women global circumnavigation expedition, sailing the global waters for past nine months, re-entered the Indian waters earlier this week, after completing the ambitious mission. The team of six Indian women naval officers was recently shot at sea near India’s southern Kerala’s Kochi region. In a few days, ... Read More »

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley attacks Congress over impeachment attempts

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched a scathing attack against the Congress after the petition filed by its MPs against Rajya Sabha Chairperson Venkaiah Naidu’s decision to rejection the impeachment notice versus Chief Justice of India Deepak Misra was dismissed as withdrawn by the Supreme Court. Two Congress MPs on Monday ... Read More »

Lebanese election turnout was 49.2 percent – minister

Hezbollah supporters drove through the streets of Baalbeck in a convoy of cars, decked out with the group’s flags and photos of Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah. The turnout in Lebanon’s parliamentary election was 49.2 percent, down from 54 percent the last time legislative elections were held nine years ago, interior ... Read More »

Pakistan Interior Minister escapes assassination bid

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was injured in an assassination attempt when an unidentified man opened fire at him in Punjab province after he addressed a political rally. The local police said that Iqbal was hit by a bullet on his right shoulder in the attack in his native Narowal’s ... Read More »

Iran will not renegotiate nuclear deal, asserts foreign minister

Mohammad Javad Zarif, speaking in English in a Youtube video, said the United States had “consistently violated the nuclear deal, particularly by bullying others to prevent businesses to return to Iran” and that Iran would not renegotiate “what was agreed years ago and has been implemented in good faith”. President Trump has said ... Read More »