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  • 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 […]

    Micro-irrigation is a game changer in agricultural development: Gadkari

    New Delhi : Minister for Water resources and River development Nitin Gadkari has said that micro irrigation is a game changer in agricultural development. Inaugurating  three day International Micro irrigation conference in Aurangabad, Maharashtra,  he emphasised on new technology, new innovation and new research for agricultural sector. The Minister said, it will help in increasing productivity. […]

    SC dismisses pleas of 5 States seeking modification of its order on DGP appointment

    New Delhi :The Supreme Court today dismissed the pleas of five states seeking modification of its order issued last year on the selection and appointment of director generals of police DGPs. The apex court was hearing applications of various state governments, including Punjab, Kerala, West Bengal, Haryana and Bihar, seeking implementation of their local laws […]

    2300 Muslim women from India to go on Haj without male companion this Year: Naqvi

    Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that for the first time after independence, more than 2300 Muslim women from India will go on Hai without male companion this year. After inaugurating New Haj Division in New Delhi today the Minister said, on the directions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Ministry has made […]

    Piyush Goyal asks RPF, Govt Railway Police officers to work together to ensure security passengers

    Railways Minister Piyush Goyal today asked Railway Protection Force and Government Railway Police officers to work together to ensure security of railway passengers. Addressing All India Conference on Railway Security, the Minister said Government wants to install the best equipment and bring modern technology to prevent crime and instill a sense of security in passengers. […]

    Petroleum and Natural Gas Additional Secy Rajiv Bansal emphasises importance of fuel conservation

    Additional Secretary in Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry Rajiv Bansal today emphasised the importance of fuel conservation. Launching the Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav in New Delhi, Mr Bansal said, India has limited number of petroleum resources therefore the need of the hour is that the resources must be conserved. He said, people should also switch to […]