PM Modi condemns killing of e-rickshaw driver who stood up for Swachh Bharat, wants culprits punished

PM Modi condemns killing of e-rickshaw driver who stood up for Swachh Bharat, wants culprits punished

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condemned the killing of an e-rickshaw driver in Delhi for stopping two men from urinating in public, PTI reported.

Narendra Modi government to provide social security to 40 crore informal sector workers, says Dattatreya
Narendra Modi government to provide social security to 40 crore informal sector workers, says Dattatreya

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya today said that 40 crore workers from unorganised sector will be covered under social security schemes such as Employees State Insurance and Employees Provident Fund.

Real estate, liquor out of GST as influential people run them: Manish Sisodia
Real estate, liquor out of GST as influential people run them: Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today raised concerns over real estate and liquor industry being left out of the the GST ambit and suggested it was done because they were being run by "influential people".

Europe must play lead role in combating terrorism: PM Narendra Modi
Europe must play lead role in combating terrorism: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described terrorism as the "gravest challenge" facing humanity and urged Europe to play a lead role in developing an effective global response under the aegis of the UN to deal with this menace.

Modi Festival: Government launches microsite with festival, contests, rewards
Modi Festival: Government launches microsite with festival, contests, rewards

The Ministry of Electronics and IT today launched a new microsite which will run contests and other activities based on government schemes.

ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar draws Rs 6.09 cr remuneration in FY17
ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar draws Rs 6.09 cr remuneration in FY17

ICICI Bank today said its managing director and CEO Chanda Kochhar has drawn Rs 6.09 crore as total remuneration in 2016-17.

World Bank sees India growth at 7.2%, suggests more women in workforce
World Bank sees India growth at 7.2%, suggests more women in workforce

India will remain the fastest growing economy in the world at 7.2 per cent in 2017-18 on the back of reforms, domestic consumption and improvement in trade, the World Bank today said.

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Exploring Egypt's Red Sea Riviera
Exploring Egypt's Red Sea Riviera

Occupying almost 50 km of Red Sea Riviera's coastline in Egypt, Hurghada is a vibrant city with many exciting attractions for the global Indian traveller who would like to explore the different facets of the ancient country

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more