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  • Tuesday, January, 2021| Today's Market | Current Time: 12:53:49
  • Govts must exercise restraint in approaching courts: President

    Governments being the biggest litigants should exercise restraint in approaching courts in order to decongest the system and reduce overall pendency of cases, President Pratibha Patil said. “Government agencies being one of the biggest litigants must exercise restraint from routinely instituting litigation and clogging the system,” she said while inaugurating a seminar on judicial reforms […]

    Obama to address joint session of Parliament during India visit

    US President Barack Obama, who will undertake his first State visit to India in November, is expected to address a joint session of Parliament, an honour that his predecessor George W Bush could not have. Obama is expected to address the joint session on 9th November, government sources said New Delhi Friday. In view of […]

    UK to talk to Pak on ending terror in India

    Endorsing India’s stand that no cause is good enough to justify terrorism, Britain on Thursday said that it will discuss with Pakistan “frankly, clearly and openly” on the need to reduce and eliminate terror from India.   Addressing a joint press conference with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the end of their discussions, visiting British PM […]

    PM to hold talks with British PM Cameron

    Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to hold delegation level talks with visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron later in the day during which the two sides are slated to take up security related issues along with talks on boosting bilateral commerce.   The visiting Prime Minister is accompanied by seven cabinet ministers and a huge trade […]

    India inks deal with BAE for 57 Hawk aircrafts

    Giving a boost to Indo-British defence ties, India on Wednesday inked a 700 million pound (Rs 5,200 crore)-deal for purchase of an additional 57 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft from British Aerospace Systems (BAE). This is the second tranche of the purchase by India since 2004 when it had finalised a deal to buy 66 […]

    Disband subsidised grain to ABPL persons, SC suggests Centre

    The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to consider disbanding subsidised grains to those Above Poverty Line and instead restrict the facility to those Below Poverty Line in view of growing corruption and pilferages in existing Public Distribution System. The apex court also suggested that the Centre/States examine the idea of taking over the fair price […]

    RBI rate hike to check inflation, not hurt growth: FM

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said the Reserve Bank’s decision to raise short-term key rates will check inflation without hurting growth. “I expect this policy will lead to further easing of inflation which already is going down and it should also keep us fully on track in terms of growth,” Mukherjee told reporters inside Parliament […]

    Shri Kapil Sibal & Kumari Selja Launch Hospitality Courses For CBSE XI & XII

    Understanding the need to provide skilled manpower for the hospitality sector, the Central Board of Secondary Education today signed an MoU with the National Council for Hotel Management, Ministry of Tourism to introduce two trade specific courses, under its vocational stream, in the areas of Food Production and Food & Beverage Service. The alliance between […]

    ‘World’s tigers on brink of extinction’

    Tigers are on the brink of extinction because only about 3,200 tigers are left in the world today, a report has said. The still existing ones included six sub-species: Sumatran, Bengalese, Amurese, Indo-Chinese, South Chinese, and Malayan tigers, said the report released by the Indonesian Forestry Ministry on Sunday, a day before delegates of 13 […]