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  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishanker meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Munich in Germany

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference yesterday. The two leaders discussed bilateral relations ahead of US President Donald Trump’s two-day visit to India beginning the 24th of this month. Dr. Jaishankar also met US special envoy on Afghan reconciliation and discussed […]

    Aircel-Maxis cases: CBI, ED file status report of investigation against P Chidambaram & his son Karti

    Filing status reports of investigation in the Aircel-Maxis cases involving former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti before a Delhi court, the ED said an active investigation into the matter was going on. The CBI stated that letter rogatory has been sent to Malaysia for which response is awaited. Additional Solicitor General Sanjay […]

    Govt is keen to develop e-highways in near future: Nitin Gadkari

    Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that his Ministry is keen to develop electric highways or e-highways in the near future. Speaking at the launch ceremony of Mumbai-Pune Electric Bus Service in Mumbai on Friday, he said, the government is planning to construct a stretch of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway as […]

    India, Portugal sign seven agreements

    India and Portugal on Friday signed seven agreements to boost cooperation in a range of areas including investment, transport, ports, culture and industrial and intellectual property rights. The agreements were signed after extensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in New Delhi. Ministry of External Affairs Spokesman Raveesh […]

    SC order on decriminalising politics will help set new moral yardsticks: EC

    The Election Commission will implement the directions of Supreme Court concerning criminal antecedents of candidates by reiterating its existing instructions with suitable modifications. The Commission said, in a press release issued in New Delhi on Friday, it whole-heartedly welcomes the landmark order, which is bound to go a long way in setting new moral yardsticks […]

    SC issues notice to J&K administration on plea against Omar Abdullah’s detention

    The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Jammu and Kashmir administration on a plea filed by Sara Abdullah Pilot challenging the detention of her brother and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah under the Public Safety Act. A bench, comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Indira Banerjee, said it would hear the plea on the […]

    Meghalaya, Arunachal, UP paired under Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat programme

    Meghalaya is paired with the State of Uttar Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh under the Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat programme for the year 2019-2020. As part of the unifying campaign the Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Shillong in association with the India Tourism organized the Uttar Pradesh cuisine festival at IHM campus, […]

    Fodder scam: SC issues notice to Lalu Prasad Yadav on plea challenging bail

    The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Rashtriya Janata Dal Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on a plea challenging the bail granted by the Jharkhand High Court in one of the fodder-scam cases. A bench, comprising Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant, sought response from RJD […]

    President Kovind leads the nation in paying homage to martyrs of Pulwama

    The nation is remembering today the martyrs of Pulwama attack who made the supreme sacrifice in a dastardly terrorist attack last year. Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were martyred when their convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle-borne suicide bomber at Lethpora in Pulwama last year. President Ram Nath […]

    1988 batch IAS officer Rajiv Bansal becomes Air India’s new CMD

    The government today appointed the 1988 batch IAS officer of Nagaland Cadre Rajiv Bansal as the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India. Mr Bansal is presently serving as the Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. 1987 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre Debashis Panda has been appointed as the […]