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21-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Blind Cricket World Cup winning Indian team felicitated

The Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot felicitated the 17 member Blind Cricket World Cup winning Indian Team and presented them with a cash award of Rs.34 Lakhs at a function in New Delhi today. The Minister of State...

21-Feb-2018 Madurai (Tamil Nadu)

Kamal Haasan launches 'Makkal Neethi Maiam' party

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday formally launched his political party called Makkal Neethi Maiam (People's Justice Centre).He also unfurled his party's flag, which has six hands - three in red and three in white - joined together around a star on a white background.With...

21-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Equities snap 3-day losses, bargain hunting lifts sentiments

Bargain hunting by investors lifted the key Indian equity indices on Wednesday -- a day ahead of futures and options (F&O) expiry, snapping a three-day losing streak.According to market observers, healthy buying in IT, Teck (technology, media and entertainment)...

21-Feb-2018 Ramanathapuram

No more a movie star but a lamp in homes : Kamal Haasan

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday formally began his political journey from former President late A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's residence here and said he is no more a movie star but a lamp in the homes of people."Like the lamp in your homes you should protect me," Kamal...

21-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Bureaucrat assault case: Dalit, Muslim MLAs targeted : Sanjay Singh

Calling the alleged assault on a Delhi bureaucrat a "conspiracy", the AAP on Wednesday said that its two MLAs -- Prakash Jarwal and Amanatullah Khan -- were arrested in the case without any inquiry because they belonged to the minority communities of Dalits...

21-Feb-2018 New Delhi

AAP planned Chief Secretary attack to divert attention : Ajay Maken

The Congress on Wednesday called the alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by two AAP MLAs a "planned strategy" of the ruling party and demanded Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal apologise to the bureaucrat."The case of assault on Chief Secretary...

21-Feb-2018 Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)

8 die in MP road accident

A speeding truck on Wednesday crushed eight persons to death at a roadside in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district, police said.As the driver tried to gain control of the vehicle, he crashed into a tea stall nearby before overturning.The police suspect that...

21-Feb-2018 Rameswaram (Chennai)

Kamal Haasan formally embarks on his political journey

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday formally began his political journey by first visiting former President late A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's residence here.Scheduled to unveil his party's name and flag at a public rally later in the day in Madurai, Kamal met the former...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

Chief Secretary chairs 104th FAC meeting, Several proposals cleared

The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Wednesday in its 104th meeting cleared several proposals of urgent developmental and public importance, on the specified terms and conditions.Financial Commissioner Revenue, Mr Lokesh...

21-Feb-2018 Shimla

Food & Civil Supplies conducts statewide inspection of LPG cylinders

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumers Affairs Minister Kishan Kapoor said that he was receiving complaints of lesser quantity of LPG in the cylinders from various parts of the State. In view of this, he had directed the department concerned to conduct on the...

21-Feb-2018 Reasi

Reasi, Chief Minister lays foundation of Rs 52 cr worth road projects

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a day’s visit to the place, laid the foundation of some road projects here today valuing Rs. 52 crore.The Chief Minister laid the foundation of 160 metrepre-stressed concrete bridge over Jajjarnallah. The bridge would...

21-Feb-2018 New Delhi/Mumbai

CBI arrests PNB GM, seals Nirav Modi's Alibaug farmhouse

The CBI on Wednesday said it has arrested a General Manager-rank officer of the Punjab National Bank (PNB) in connection with the Rs 11,300 crore fraud and sealed diamond merchant Nirav Modi's Alibaug farmhouse in Maharashtra.Rajesh Jindal, who was holding...

21-Feb-2018 Shimla

Generic Pharmacy serving patients '24x7' in IGMC : Vipin Singh Parmar

Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar said here today that free Generic Pharmacy started functioning in IGMC Shimla since 27th Nov 2015 has served nearly three lakh patients by providing free of costs medicines for various diseases.He said that in order to provide...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

44th meeting of Governing Body

The 44th  meeting of the Governing Body of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital Kakryal, reviewed the functioning of the Super Speciality Hospital and, besides, took several decisions to enhance its operational capacities for providing...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

Rs 10 cr Rafiabad Tribal Cluster Model Village gets nod : Yawar Mir

MLA Rafiabad, YawarDilawar Mir has said that the Government has sanctioned Tribal Cluster Model Village for Kandi Rafiabad in district Baramulla.Talking to various deputations from Rafiabad Constituency, who called on him today to seek redressal of their...

21-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar police busts car lifting gang

Srinagar police has busted a car lifting gang and arrested three accused persons involved in the crime.police Station  Parimpora has received constant complaints about car and motor cycle thefts since last few months. In order to crack the cases, a special...

21-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Honorarium Row : Anganwari workers stage protest

In absence of any response from the Jammu Kashmir Government, Anganwari workers continue their protest alleging that concerned authorities are showing callous attitude towards them and are showing no interest in resolving their problems.Scores of Anganwari...

21-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Shahr-e-Khas Traders stage protest against Wakaf Board

Shahr-e-Khas Traders and Manufacturers Coordination Committee Wednesday staged a protest against Wakaf Board for failing to rehabilitate them.The protesting traders blocked the Gojwara road for traffic alleging that due to callous attitude of the Wakaf Board, they...

20-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Another controversy: Delhi CS, AAP trade accusations on assault

Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash on Tuesday alleged that he was hit by two AAP MLAs in a meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence, triggering a major row that also saw the manhandling of Environment Minister Imran Hussain and another AAP leader...

20-Feb-2018 Mumbai

PNB scam: 3 bank officials in police custody till March 3

A special CBI court on Tuesday sent three Punjab National Bank officials arrested in connection with the Rs 11,300-crore fraud in police custody till March 3.Those arrested on Monday are Bechhu Tiwari, Chief Manager in charge of Forex Department, Yashwant...

20-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Auditors failed to stop PNB fraud : Arun Jaitley

Breaking his silence on the Rs.11,400 crore PNB scam, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday blamed the auditors for failing to detect the fraud and said the scamsters will be chased and measures will be put in place to prevent such scams."What are our auditors...

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