IANS | January 18, 2018 4:48 PM
Tamil Nadu on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to increase the central government’s contribution in the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) from Rs 1.5 lakh per beneficiary to Rs 5.4 lakh.
PTI | January 18, 2018 2:32 PM
India, which saw a record number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA) of 10 million in 2017, is targeting to double this number in next three years, Minister of State Tourism K J Alphons today said.
When Congress joined hands with BJP, surprised Rahul Gandhi, hurt alliance talks with NCP in MaharashtraFE Online | January 18, 2018 2:25 PM
Imagine Congress joining hands with the BJP in any election across the country! Well this has happened recently.
PTI | January 18, 2018 1:43 PM
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today filed a charge sheet in a Delhi court against terror masterminds Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin and ten Kashmiri separatists in a case of alleged terror funding and secessionist activities in the valley.
Tripura election 2018: First direct contest between country’s hardcore Left and Right – 5 facts to knowFE Online | January 18, 2018 2:08 PM
Tripura election 2018: Though India’s Right wing and Left wing parties are each other’s arch ideological rivals, coincidentally, they have never been caught in a direct electoral battle in country’s 64-year election history.
FE Online | January 18, 2018 1:43 PM
In a bid to crack down on hoarders and launderers of black money, the Narendra Modi government has come up with a new plan. Now, the government is preparing the new rules to keep a strict watch on the gems and jewellery sector.
PTI | January 18, 2018 1:20 PM
Karti Chidambaram, the son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, today appeared before the ED in connection with its probe into the INX Media money laundering case.
FE Online | January 18, 2018 1:18 PM
The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has asked nearly 900 universities and 40,000 affiliated colleges to coordinate with approved telecom service providers (TSPs) to have WiFi facilities on campuses by Independence Day, 2018.
Devanjana Nag | January 18, 2018 1:14 PM
The bill being paid by the government in converting the only staff canteen in the five-storey building into Vijay Goel’s new office has reached Rs 1.09 crore. The final cost may likely to go up further. The canteen was renovated last year at a cost of Rs 52 lakh.
Reuters | January 18, 2018 1:06 PM
India will set up a $350 million fund to finance solar projects, Power Minister R.K. Singh said, as the country steps up efforts to achieve its ambitious target of adding 175 gigawatts (GW) in renewable energy by 2022.
Mathura shocker! Yogi Adityanath’s crackdown on criminals claims first innocent life, child dies in crossfireFE Online | January 18, 2018 3:28 PM
Mathura encounter: An eight-year-old child lost his life on Wednesday during an alleged gunfight between police and suspected criminals.
PTI | January 18, 2018 12:44 PM
The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg and other areas in the higher reaches of the Kashmir Valley witnessed a fresh bout of snow last night, though intense cold abated due to an overcast sky.
FE Online | January 18, 2018 12:35 PM
The Punjab and Haryana High Court, on Wednesday (January 17), scrapped the appointment of retired IAS officer Suresh Kumar as chief principal secretary to Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh.
PTI | January 18, 2018 12:30 PM
India today successfully test-fired its nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5 – the most advanced missile in the Agni series with a strike range of over 5000 kms — from a test range off Odisha coast.
PTI | January 18, 2018 12:13 PM
In phenomenal form across formats, Indian captain Virat Kohli was today named the world cricketer of the year, besides bagging the top honour for ODI players in the ICC annual awards, announced here.
8 year old UP boy tragically shot dead in Mathura encounter between police, robber; cops to blame, says familyFE Online | January 18, 2018 12:11 PM
In an unfortunate event, an 8-year-old boy was killed in an encounter between the police and a robbery accused in Mathura’s Mohanpura. The incident took place when the police got to know about the whereabouts of a robbery accused, who was hiding in a field in Mohanpura.
Benjamin Netanyahu India visit: Israeli PM meets CEOs, says ‘seize the future; get there faster together’FE Online | January 18, 2018 12:10 PM
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday met top Indian CEOs at a business seminar at the iconic Taj Hotel in South Mumbai. Netanyahu had a ‘power breakfast’ with select business personalities, including Anand Mahindra, Ajay Piramal, Adi Godrej, and Chanda Kochhar.
FE Online | January 18, 2018 12:48 PM
Padmaavat release date: In major relief to the makers of Padmaavat, the Supreme Court has stayed the ban imposed on the film by various states and paved the way for its release. The ban was imposed by Gujarat, Haryana, Rajastan and Madhya Pradesh.
Supreme Court crisis: Chief Justice Dipak Misra meets four senior-most judges, discuss work allocationPTI | January 18, 2018 11:32 PM
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today held a second meeting with four senior-most Supreme Court judges in three days and discussed issues like allocation of sensitive cases but no immediate solution to the unprecedented crisis seems to be in sight.
Bloomberg | January 18, 2018 11:22 AM
Hindustan Unilever Ltd.’s revenue climbed 4.1 percent in the third quarter as India’s largest consumer-goods company widened the gap with competition including from yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd.
FE Online | January 18, 2018 6:03 PM
Tripura Election 2018 Date, Schedule: The Election Commission of India has announced the schedule for Tripura assembly elections 2018.
FE Online | January 18, 2018 12:58 PM
Australia has rejected BJP MLA Sangeet Som’s visa application to visit the country and cited his alleged involvement in the Muzaffarnagar riots.
PTI | January 18, 2018 11:17 AM
A petition has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking a direction to authorities concerned to modify the ‘master plan’ of Kodaikanal Municipality on the grounds that it had not been revised as per rules.
Benjamin Netanyahu-Narendra Modi’s friendship kite flies high from Delhi to Mumbai: 10 key takeawaysFE Online | January 18, 2018 11:00 AM
The Israeli Prime Minister was welcomed by his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Hebrew and with open arms as he arrived in India for a six-day visit.
PTI | January 18, 2018 10:58 AM
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today met top leadership of India Inc for a power breakfast, the first of his numerous assignments for the day as he wraps up his four-day India visit. Netanyahu interacted with business leaders at the iconic Taj hotel overlooking the Arabia Sea.
Class I Lucknow boy stabbed by senior girl student in school toilet; blue whale game connection suspectedFE Online | January 18, 2018 1:57 PM
Even as the outrage over the Gurgaon murder case, in which a class II student was murdered at the Ryan International school, is yet to settle and already a similar incident has taken place in Lucknow. In this chilling incident reported from Uttar Pradesh’s capital, a class I student was stabbed in his school toilet on Tuesday.
In video post, ‘Hindi Medium’ actress Saba Qamar narrates humiliation she faces at international airports for being a PakistaniFE Online | January 18, 2018 10:38 AM
In a 49-second video clip that has now gone viral, Pakistani actress Saba Qamar narrates the humiliation she faces at international airports for being a Pakistani. “This mantle of being a Pakistani that we hold so high comes crashing down once we go abroad”, she said.
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