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  • Sunday, August, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 08:48:50
  • 5.2-magnitude earthquake strikes southwest Iran

    A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran this morning. Iranian Seismological Center said, the epicenter of the quake was registered at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers near the town of Cheram in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province. There is no immediate report of any casualty or damage to the property as a result of the quake. […]

    Lok Sabha passes Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill

    Lok Sabha today passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019. Moving the Bill, Minister for State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Kishan Pal Gurjar said, the Bill prohibits the discrimination against a transgender person, including denial of service or unfair treatment in relation to education, employment, healthcare, access to, or enjoyment of goods, […]

    President issues Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order 2019 superseding 1954 order

    The President has issued Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019. The Order comes into force at once and supersedes Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order 1954 as amended from time to time. The Order adds several clauses to Article 367. These include, the Constituent Assembly of the State shall become Legislative Assembly […]

    Situation in Jammu Division of J&K normal; no untoward incident reported

    The situation in Jammu Division of Jammu and Kashmir is normal with no untoward incident reported from any part of the Jammu Division. AIR Correspondent reports that as a precautionary measure, Administration had imposed restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC with effect from midnight last night. All educational institutions are closed today in Jammu, […]

    Arun Jaitley describes govt’s move on Article 370 in J&K as monumental decision towards national integration

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley has described the government’s move on Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir as a monumental decision towards national integration. He complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah and said, a historical wrong has been undone today. Mr Jaitley also said that Article 35A came through the back door […]

    Air India reduces fare cap on Srinagar-Delhi flights to under ₹7k

    The Air India today further reduced its maximum fare on flights connecting Srinagar to Delhi to under 7000 rupees, for the facilitation of Amarnath Yatris and tourists leaving Kashmir following Friday’s government security advisory. The fare cap shall remain in place till August 15. Airlines Officials said that fare had been reduced from 9500 rupees […]

    SC to decide on August 9 over transfer of Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer to Delhi for better medical care

    The Supreme Court has fixed 9th of this month to decide on the issue of transferring the Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer to Delhi for better medical care. A bench comprising Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose today inquired from amicus curiae and senior advocate V Giri about the status of transferring them from […]

    JD(S), Congress to separately field their candidates for by-elections in Karnataka

    In Karnataka, JD(S) leader and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda held a meeting of senior party leaders in Bengaluru today on fielding its candidates in the assembly by-election necessitated by the disqualification of 17 MLAs by the former Speaker.   The meeting derives significance after the statement made by former Chief Minister H […]

    Heavy rain lashes Gujarat and Maharashtra; disrupts normal life

    Heavy rain lashes Gujarat and Maharashtra disrupting normal life. Incessant heavy rains have disrupted normal life in Mumbai and across many districts in Maharashtra with numerous rivers running above the danger mark in Raigad, Nashik, Sangli, Satara, Dhule, Kolhapur, Thane and Palghar districts. According to IMD, Mumbai has received over 100 mm rain while the […]

    India test-fires Surface to Air-Missile from Chandipur in Odisha

    India today successfully test-fired its all weather tracked-chassis Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QR-SAM) from a mobile launcher at launch complex III of the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha this morning. It was the second developmental trial of the missile in this year from the same test range. Earlier, the surface-to-air missile was tested […]