Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu: Finances under stress, safety cess on passenger fare a possibility

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu: Finances under stress, safety cess on passenger fare a possibility

In the past three years since the NDA government took charge, the ministry of railways has committed and initiated various projects to enhance passenger amenities and augment freight.

Narendra Modi in Assam Live Updates: PM to inaugurate the longest bridge in India, address Guwahati rally
Narendra Modi in Assam Live Updates: PM to inaugurate the longest bridge in India, address Guwahati rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India's longest Dhola-Sadiya Bridge in Assam.

Did Donald Trump really favor Emmanuel  Macron in France?
Did Donald Trump really favor Emmanuel Macron in France?

During France's recent election campaign, President Donald Trump spoke favorably about only one candidate, Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front.

UK consumers downbeat on finances as inflation bites
UK consumers downbeat on finances as inflation bites

The rise in inflation in Britain after the Brexit vote has made households the most downbeat about their finances in more than two years, and the giant services sector is also feeling the impact, surveys showed on Friday.

EC rejects AAP demand for permission to tamper with EVM motherboard during challenge
EC rejects AAP demand for permission to tamper with EVM motherboard during challenge

The Election Commission today rejected the demand of the Aam Aadmi Party to allow it to tamper with the motherboard of the electronic voting machines during the EVM challenge.

Donald Trump berates NATO for dodging defence dues
Donald Trump berates NATO for dodging defence dues

US President Donald Trump launched an extraordinary broadside at NATO allies for failing to pay their fair share of the defence bill.

Government tweaks startup definition, benefits to now flow for 7 years
Government tweaks startup definition, benefits to now flow for 7 years

The government has introduced minor changes to the startup definition, saying a business not older than seven years will now qualify for benefits under the Startup India Action Plan.

SCIENCE

NASA moves up launch of mission to metal asteroid
NASA moves up launch of mission to metal asteroid

"Psyche, NASA's Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved up one year with a launch in the summer of 2022, and with a planned arrival at the main belt asteroid in 2026 four years earlier than the original timeline," the US space agency said in a statement on Wednesday.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 26 May )This Week ( 21 May - 27 May )

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