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  • Srinagar and its adjoining areas turned white following fresh snowfall

    The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, and its adjoining areas turned white following fresh snowfall today. The Met department has issued a forecast for light snow in Srinagar with further drop in the maximum temperature today. However, there will be some improvement tomorrow followed by heavy spell of snow from January 18 to […]

    CCEA approves Numaligarh Refinery capacity expansion project worth over Rs 22,000 cr

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has decided to expand the capacity of Numligarh Refinery in 3 Million Metric Tonne Per Annum, (MMTPA) to 9 MMTPA. Briefing media in New Delhi this afternoon. Union Minister Piyush Goyal said it involves setting up of crude oil pipeline from Paradip to Numaligarh and Product pipeline from Numaligarh to […]

    President Kovind approves elevation of Justice Sanjiv Khanna, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari to SC

    President Ram Nath Kovind today approved the elevation of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari to the Supreme Court. Justice Khanna is presently a judge of the Delhi High Court. Justice Maheshwari is the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court. The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi […]

    Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas Sammelan will focus on connecting new generation of PIOs with India

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said,  Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas Sammelan, beginning on Jan 21 in Varanasi will be focusing on connecting new generation of Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) with their home country. Addressing a press conference in Lucknow, she said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Sammelan and on the same evening, […]

    Cabinet gives nod to integrated e-filing project for faster ITR processing

    The Union Cabinet today approved expenditure sanction of over 4200  crore rupees for Integrated E-filing and Centralized Processing Centre 2.0 Project. Union Minister Piyush Goyal said, it will help in improving tax payers’ awareness and education through continuous engagement. It will help in faster processing of returns and issue of refunds to the tax payers’ […]

    Budget Session of Parliament to commence on Jan 31

    The Budget Session of Parliament will commence on the 31st of this month. The session will begin with the address of President  Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of both the Houses of Parliament at 11.00 A.M in Central Hall. The Interim Budget will be presented on the 1st of February. The session will […]

    Delhi HC to hear National Herald publisher AJL’s plea on Jan 28

    The Delhi High Court  today said it will hear the appeal of Associated Journals Ltd, AJL  on January 28 challenging the single judge order asking it to vacate its Delhi premises . A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon cited health issues and asked if the matter could be heard some other day. Solicitor […]

    WHO Goodwill ambassador Yohei Sasakawa to get Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018

    Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018 will be conferred on Yohei Sasakawa who is Goodwill Ambassador of the World Health Organization for Leprosy Elimination. The award will be given to Mr Sasakawa in recognition of his work towards the eradication of the disease in India and across the world. Ekal Abhiyan Trust has been chosen for […]

    Iran vows to keep military forces in Syria defying Israeli threats

    Iran today said it will keep its military forces in Syria, defying Israeli threats that Iranian forces might be targeted if they do not leave the country. Calling Israel’s threats a joke, Revolutionary Guards commander, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, warned that Ankara is playing with lion’s tail. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday had […]

    British PM Theresa May to face a no-confidence vote after parliament rejects Brexit deal

    British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no confidence vote tonight. This comes after the parliament earlier today rejected her Brexit deal by 230 votes, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave. Soon after the defeat, opposition […]