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  • Tuesday, October, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 12:02:32
  • PM Modi to address 9 poll rallies in Maharashtra assembly elections

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address nine election rallies in support of BJP-Shivsena-led alliance candidates during campaigning for the State Assembly polls in Maharashtra. BJP President Amit Shah, another star campaigner of the saffron alliance, is slated to address 18 rallies starting from Latur district this week. State BJP Unit President Chandrakant Patil […]

    NIA arrests NSCN-IM member in AP MLA murder case

    The National Investigation Agency has arrested a militant of NSCN-IM group in connection with the killing of Arunachal Pradesh MLA Tirong Aboh. An official spokesman said, the 37-year-old Ellie Ketok was arrested from Nagaland’s Dimapur by a joint team of the terror probe agency and the Army. The NIA had earlier arrested five persons in […]

    HRD minister lays stone for IIM campus in Amritsar

    Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank yesterday laid the foundation stone of the campus of the Indian Institute of Management in Amritsar’s Manawala. Speaking on the occasion, he said, the IIM campus would come upon 60,000 square metres and have state-of-the-art facilities in the library, academic block and hostels. He said the allocation […]

    Withdrawal of nominations ends in poll-bound Maharashtra, Haryana

    Withdrawal of nominations for Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana ended today. In Maharashtra, at least three thousand and 28 candidates will be in the fray. Addressing a press conference in Mumbai, Additional Chief Electoral Officer Dilip Shinde said, the figure does not include the candidates contesting from Buldana, Satara and Pune districts as that […]

    SC halts felling of trees in Mumbai’s Aarey Colony; next hearing on Oct 21

    Supreme Court has today ordered to maintain status quo regarding felling of trees at Mumbai’s Aarey Colony. The Court has asked Maharashtra Government to not cut any more trees at Aarey Colony, adding it will have to examine entire thing. SC has also asked to include Union Environment ministry a party. SC’s forest bench to […]

    Today is last day of withdrawal of nominations for Maharashtra and Haryana

    Today is the last date for withdrawal of candidature for assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. Political parties are gearing up for the polls on 21st of this month. In Maharashtra, after the scrutiny of the nominations, 4739 candidates were found valid out of 5543 candidates. But there are many rebels from the main parties […]

    Name of Squadron Leader Ravi Khanna added to National War Memorial

    The name of Squadron Leader Ravi Khanna, who was killed by JKLF terrorists in 1990, has been added to the National War Memorial after it was approved by the Indian Air Force. Squadron Leader Khanna and three other IAF personnel were killed in January 1990 in Kashmir allegedly by JKLF founder Yasin Malik. Twenty-seven bullets […]

    FM to inaugurate NeAC for better taxpayer service

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will inaugurate National e-Assessment Centre (NeAC) for better taxpayer service and promotion of ease of doing business in New Delhi today. Income Tax Department’s NeAC, will avoid face-to-face interaction between taxpayers and tax officials. The finance ministry said in a statement that setting up of NeAC is a step to reduce […]

    President Kovind appreciates Bangladesh’s zero-tolerance policy on terrorism

    President Ram Nath Kovind has appreciated Bangladesh’s zero-tolerance policy on terrorism. He said the two countries’ joint efforts to defeat terrorism, insurgency and violent extremism are yielding results. During his meeting with visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Rashtrapati Bhavan this evening, Mr Kovind said, India is deeply committed to further strengthening its relationship […]

    CSIR comes up with improved formulations for green crackers

    The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has come up with new and improved formulations in the manufacture of sound-emitting crackers and other fireworks keeping in view the pollution hazard and health risks. Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan displayed some of the popular products like flower pots, pencils, chakkar and sparklers, […]