India writes to UK, seeks Mallya’s deportation
MEA has cited existence of a non bailable warrant against the beleaguered businessman and revocation of his passport by the ministry as a ground to seek his deportation from the United Kingdom.
North Korea test fires long range missile from submarine
The new development will considerably increase the threat for the US and its allies as a submarine can reach enemy shores undetected and launch a surprise attack. It’s nearly impossible for any missile defence to counter a nuclear attack from a close distance fired from an sub merged platform.
Europe is now Malaria free: WHO
According to the world health organisation, Europe has become the world’s first region to wipe out malaria with zero cases reported last year.
Army conducts war game Shatrujeet to test strike capability
Indian Army is conducting a major exercise in the sweltering heat of Rajasthan to validate its strike capability. The exercise Shatrujeet (Conquering the enemy) by the elite Strike 1 in deserts of Rajasthan involves 30 thousand troops.
India biggest recipient of money sent by foreign workers
China remained the second largest recipient of foreign money. China received 64 billion dollar in 2015, the Philippines 28 billion, Mexico 25 billion, and Nigeria 21 billion dollar.
PM launches National Agriculture Market Portal eNam
Prime Minister said earlier farmers used to get to know rate of their crops only after reaching Mandis but now it enables them to know the rate of their crops and production even before they load it on a tractor or cart.
Met office predicts above normal monsoon rain this year
Perhaps this was the news that everyone was waiting for. After two back to back deficient monsoon, this year monsoon…
Centre approves Rs 1,304 cr drought relief package for UP
Union home ministry is examining whether an exemption could be given under SDRF on 25 per cent limit and continuation of distribution of food component beyond 90 days.
More than 100 killed in temple fire at Kollam in Kerala
Prime Minister has announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 2 lakh from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for the next of kins of each of victims who lost their lives in the fire and Rs 50 thousand to burn victims.
36 new CNG stations in Delhi-NCR dedicated to public
Opening of 36 new CNG outlets in Delhi and NCR will considerably reduce the waiting period at CNG pumps. More than two third of these three dozen CNG pumps are located in Delhi and remaining 11 pumps are located in other cities in NCR region.
Uttarakhand High Court orders floor test on March 31
In a big relief to former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, the Uttarakhand High Court has given him a chance to prove his majority in the state assembly. But the court has also allowed 9 rebel congress MLAs to participate in the voting.
President’s Rule imposed in Uttarakhand
The Cabinet had recommended the imposition of Central rule in the state last night following an hour-long meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which is accepted by President Mukherjee today.
Rebel Cong MLAs sting Harish Rawat, release video
Rebel Congress MLAs Kunwar Pranav Singh and Saket Bahuguna, the son of former Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna, released the CD at a press conference in Delhi on Saturday.
Mehbooba set to become first woman CM of J&K
In an important development, Mehbooba Mufti, daughter of deceased J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Syed, was today unanimously elected the leader of PDP’s legislature party.
SC allows publishing of photos of CMs, Ministers in Govt Ads
In a major relief to various state governments including poll-bound West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Assam, the Supreme Court on Friday modified its earlier order and allowed publication of photos of Chief Ministers, Governors and ministers to be carried in government ads funded by public money.
SC refuses to quash trial in National Herald case
In a big setback to Congress leadership, Supreme Court refuses to stay proceedings against Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her…
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Pranab signs ordinance keeping state boards out of NEET this year
President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday signed an ordinance to keep state boards out of the common entrance test (NEET) for MBBS and dental courses for a year.
CBI questions Harish Rawat on Sting CD
Harish Rawat had arrived at the agency headquarter with a huge number of supporters and Congress workers.
Kiran Bedi appointed Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry
President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday approved the appointment of Kiran Bedi as the new LG of union territory of Puducherry.
No relief to Harish Rawat, CBI to question Uttarakhand CM on Sting CD
Two days back, Uttarakhand High Court had refused to quash the ongoing CBI probe into the sting operation.
US claims killing of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Taliban Chief was targeted because he posed a direct threat to US forces in Afghanistan. However, Taliban has not confirmed the death of its leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor.
Maneka Gandhi releases draft policy for women
The policy will address issues related to widows and universal health benefits for all women apart from dealing with issues of single women will act as a road map over the next 15-20 years for dealing with women’s issues.
Judiciary must draw its own Lakshmanrekha: Finance Minister
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that the judiciary should function in its domain and not take decisions, which fall under the jurisdiction of the executive.
EPFO disburses over Rs 47000 crore to members in 2015-16
EPFO has also taken steps towards putting in place a new system to monitor the status of enrollment of contractual employees especially in municipalities.
Malegaon blast: NIA drops charges against Pragya Thakur
In the supplementary chargesheet filed by NIA before Special Judge SD Tekale, the agency has given clean chit to 6 people including Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.
Parkash Singh submits report on Jat quota violence to CM Khattar
After receiving the report, Chief Minister said that government would examine the report and would take appropriate action accordingly.
Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane to succeed Army Chief General Bipin Rawat
Lt General Manoj Mukund Naravance was also a part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) in Sri Lanka during Operation Pawan.