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25-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Defence Acquisition Council Meets Today

Raksha Mantri chaired the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC),which met here today.In furtherance of efforts to reduce timelines in defence procurements and streamline Defence Procurement Procedures, the DAC discussed and approved several amendment to DPP-16,...

25-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Indian Coast Guard Ready for Future Challenges

Coast Guard Commanders Conference continued for the second day  witnessing intense deliberations on wide range of Maritime issues. The Conference was inaugurated yesterday by Raksha Mantri, Nirmala Sitharaman. In her inaugural address the Raksha Mantri...

25-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley launched a web portal www.psbloansin59minutes.com

The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley launched here today a web portal www.psbloansin59minutes.com , a transformative initiative in MSME credit space, which will enable in principle approval for MSME loans up to Rs. 1 crore within...

24-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress moves CVC over Rafale, wants FIR

Intensifying its battle against the Modi government over the Rafale deal, the Congress on Monday moved the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) seeking a probe and FIR as well as seizure of relevant documents pertaining to the deal which it claimed caused loss to the...

24-Sep-2018 New Delhi/Indore

Go Solar for many years with the help of government subsidy

Increasing power consumption across the country has given rise to solar energy production. In view of the demand and supply of solar power, one thing has become clear that this is going to be the most profitable business in nearby future. Innovative technologies...

24-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates Jowai- Ratacherra Section, NH-06

The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the Rehabilitation and Up-gradation of existing road to 2-lane with paved shoulders configuration in Jowai-Ratacherra...

24-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rana Daggubati is happy with Dulquer's progress in cinema

Dulquer Salmaan has featured in 26 films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi since his acting debut in 2012. He is currently busy adding more movies to his impressive filmography. And so, his friend and actor Rana Daggubati is very happy with the "Kali" star's...

24-Sep-2018 New Delhi

P. Chidambaram targets Modi government for dodging Rafale probe

Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday ridiculed the Narendra Modi government for refusing a probe into the Rafale deal after Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley discredited former French President Francois Hollande's revelation on the choice of an offset partner."Truth...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Ayushman Bharat will prove jumla : Arvind Kejriwal

Calling it a personal relations exercise, Aam Aadmi Party head Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the Centre's Ayushman Bharat scheme will prove to be another 'jumla'.Arvind Kejriwal tweeted: "Please read why Ayushman Bharat is another PR exercise and will prove...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress-BJP dogfight over Rafale intensifies

The political dogfight over the Rafale deal peaked on Sunday with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking to discredit former France President Francois Hollande's revelation about choice of the offset partner and even found a link to his claim to Congress...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

DEPwD Celebrates ‘International Day of Sign Languages’

“International Day of Sign Languages” was celebrated by Indian Sign Language Research and Training  Centre (ISLRTC) under Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment here today. Shri Krishan Pal...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

After SC rap, WhatsApp appoints Grievance Officer for India

After being pulled up by the Supreme Court for not appointing a Grievance Officer and complying with other laws of India, WhatsApp on Sunday appointed Komal Lahiri as the Grievance Officer for the country.Based out of WhatsApp's headquarters in Menlo Park,...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Students shifting from private to government schools : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said students are shifting from private to government schools for the first time in history after his party came to power and transformed the system."There is a reverse swing now. It is for the first time in the...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal challenges Shah for a public debate at Ramlila Maidan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday challenged BJP President Amit Shah for a public debate at the Ramlila Maidan here on the performance of the BJP-led Central government and the Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi government.The BJP on Sunday accused Kejriwal...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi violated secrecy oath in Rafale deal : Anand Sharma

Intensifying its attack over the raging Rafale controversy, the Congress on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating the oath of secrecy by revealing details of the new deal to an industrialist who subsequently became an offset partner instead of...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal speaks lie loudly, publicly : Amit Shah

The BJP on Sunday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of "speaking lies boldly and publicly" and said that he is stalling the development work in the national capital.The BJP also asked Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Kejriwal to clear thier...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal urges rent-free land, houses for Mohalla Clinics

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged the people living in the national capital to provide rent-free land or houses to the Delhi government for setting-up of the Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics.The state's Health and Family Welfare Department, in a print...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Petrol rises to Rs 89.97 in Mumbai, diesel up again

As transport fuel prices continued their upward run across the metros, petrol was selling three paise short of the psychological Rs 90 per litre mark in Mumbai at Rs 89.97 on Sunday.The price of diesel also continued to scale new highs on Sunday under India's...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Jimmy Sheirgill to debut on TV with reality show

Bollywood actor Jimmy Sheirgill is making his debut on the small screen as the host of a reality show "Castrol Garage Guru - The Super Mechanic Show". Lauding the evolution of television, he says he would love to do something in the fiction space as well.Castrol,...

22-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Opposition allegations on Rafale deal false : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday dismissed the opposition allegations over the Rafale deal saying they were "false"."On the statement of the former France President, which is being discussed, the Defence Ministry has issued a statement saying...

22-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi says Hollande has called Modi a thief, PM should reply

Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said former French President Francois Hollande has called him a "thief" in the Rafale deal and sought a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the agreement...

22-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Minissha Lamba debuts into theatre, enacts 13 characters

After a brief but fruitful career in Bollywood, actor Minissha Lambas acting career seems to take on a new lease of life -- but in a different medium. Minissha debuted into theatre with her solo play "Mirror Mirror", enacting 13 characters."Mirror Mirror"...

22-Sep-2018 New Delhi

France concealing facts on Rafale deal : Manish Tewari

After the French government and Dassault Aviation contradicted former President Francois Hollande's claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal, the Congress on Saturday said the French statement "conceals more...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rafale controversy takes new turn after Hollande claim

The controversy over Rafale fighter jet deal took a new twist on Friday following former French President Francois Hollande's reported claim that the Indian government suggested a particular private firm for Rafale offset contract, triggering an attack by...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rekhta Collection: An Inspiration from the Turkish artistry by OBEETEE

OBEETEE, India’s largest luxury carpet maker has launched their contemporary Turkish collection ‘Rekhta Collection’. The collection is a medley of myriad colours, fibres and inspirations synthesized into a unique design palate. The floral and geometrical elements...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Women leaders can change the world : Shabana Azmi

Veteran actress and philanthropist Shabana Azmi, an active spokesperson for women empowerment, believes having women as leaders can bring about a change."Women leaders can change the world. When women have a seat at the table, they lend their unique perspective...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Kitchen is the best hospital, food the best medicine

"Finding a cure is always less lucrative than finding a treatment." As science and technology grow at an exponential pace, it is pretty obvious that drugs and treatments will remain heavily incentivised.It is an unfortunate reality that our pharmaceutical companies...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Wealth, career, the purpose of life and fate

Learn a strategic and practical way to create wealth; flick through easily accessible articles with ideas and wisdom that will help readers in their careers; know methods through which anyone can find their purpose; read stories of those being tested by fate...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

A large part of my struggle was because I was a girl : Hard Kaur

Rapper Hard Kaur says that ever since she was a child, she faced a lot of negativity and a large part of her struggle was because she was a girl, especially an Indian.Kaur is one of the seven influences who is part of the fourth edition of Levi's #IshapeMyWorld...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

6 held for robbing, assaulting wife, daughter of Delhi HC ex-CJ

Delhi Police on Thursday arrested six persons, including a domestic help, for assaulting, robbing and holding captive the wife and daughter of a former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court here."The accused have been identified as Dinesh, Dheerender, Upender...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Ram temple should be constructed without delay : Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Thursday that the Ram temple at Ayodhya should be built without delay and all sections of society should accept the "reality" of the issue.Bhagwat was speaking at an event held to launch "Ayodhya Ka...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

FMs to meet in UN but no Saarc summit: India tells Pakistan

Breaking the ice in ties with Pakistan, India on Thursday agreed for a meeting between Foreign Ministers of the two countries in New York later this month but rejected the request for the holding of a Saarc summit in Islamabad, holding that terror and talks cannot...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Preventive vigilance more effective than punitive one : RBI Governor

RBI Governor Urjit Patel on Thursday said that preventive vigilance is the most effective governance mechanism at public sector institutions as opposed to punitive and detective vigilance.Delivering a lecture at the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), he...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Centre, states working to take GDP to $5 tn by 2022 : Narendra Modi

The size of the Indian economy will double to $5 trillion by 2022 with manufacturing and agriculture contributing $1 trillion each, and the various states are competing with each other to help achieve this goal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.In...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

RSS won't accept Muslims : Mayawati

The RSS would never accept the Muslims even if they agreed to build not just the Ram temple in Ayodhya but many other temples, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said on Thursday.She also slammed the Narendra Modi government's move on the 'triple...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP controlling media : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed the BJP for "controlling the media" by filing police cases against journalists. Kejriwal levelled the allegation following a BJP worker's complaint against several journalists for reporting that he washed...

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