Maharashtra loan waiver: Good news for farmers, money to be deposited in accounts from Monday

Maharashtra loan waiver: Good news for farmers, money to be deposited in accounts from Monday

The loan waiver amounts will be deposited in farmers' bank accounts from tomorrow, Maharashtra cooperation minister Subhash Deshmukh told PTI today.

Subramanian Swamy writes to PM Narendra Modi, says corruption cases delayed
Subramanian Swamy writes to PM Narendra Modi, says corruption cases delayed

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging "inordinate delay" in taking several corruption cases to the "logical end" and said that the CBI should be held accountable.

7th Pay Commission: Minimum pay to be hiked from Rs 18,000 to Rs 21,000?
7th Pay Commission: Minimum pay to be hiked from Rs 18,000 to Rs 21,000?

7th Pay Commission minimum pay: The minimum pay is expected to go up by 17 per cent.

Army finalising plan to modernise 2,000 military stations
Army finalising plan to modernise 2,000 military stations

The Army is finalising a plan to modernise around 2,000 military stations and develop them in line with the government's smart city initiative.

Air India may renegotiate contracts with key vendors
Air India may renegotiate contracts with key vendors

The loss-making Air India is likely to relook into some existing key contracts with its suppliers, including aircraft lessors and engine makers, as it seeks to trim costs ahead of stake sale by the government.

Japan election 2017: PM Shinzo Abe sweeps to resounding victory in vote
Japan election 2017: PM Shinzo Abe sweeps to resounding victory in vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a resounding victory in a snap election today, winning a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energise the world's number-three economy.

Virat Kohli scores 31st ODI century; goes past Ricky Ponting, only behind Sachin Tendulkar
Virat Kohli scores 31st ODI century; goes past Ricky Ponting, only behind Sachin Tendulkar

Ponting had scored 30 ODI tons in his career while Sachin retired after scoring 49.

TECHNOLOGY

This technology may speed up home Internet
This technology may speed up home Internet

A new technology promises to speed up slow Internet at home, say researchers, adding that the new hardware can enable speed up to 10,000 megabits-per-second (Mbps) or 10 gigabits-per-second (Gbps).

HEALTH

New pneumonia vaccine to provide most comprehensive coverage
New pneumonia vaccine to provide most comprehensive coverage

Scientists have developed a vaccine that targets dozens of pneumonia causing bacterium strains and anticipates future versions of the bacteria, providing the "most comprehensive" coverage of pneumococcal disease such as sepsis and meningitis.

SCIENCE

ISS astronauts take a spacewalk to install new camera system
ISS astronauts take a spacewalk to install new camera system

Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have completed a spacewalk to install a new camera system on the orbiting laboratory's robotic arm, replacing a blown fuse and installing a new high definition camera on the starboard truss of the station.

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

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