Panel discusses Maharashtra govt stand on Maratha quota in Supreme Court

Mumbai, Maharashtra PWD Minister Ashok Chavan on Wednesday said the MVA government is “positive” towards implementing all pending schemes for welfare of the Maratha community announced by the previous dispensation. Talking …

Pondy Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tests negative for coronavirus

Puducherry, July 9 Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tested negative for coronavirus on Thursday, a day after an employee of the Raj Nivas here was found to be infected with the …

2 more aides of Vikas Dubey killed in separate encounters in UP: Police

Lucknow, Jul 9  Two more aides of gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted in connection with the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, were gunned down in separate encounters in Uttar …

Goa Board may reduce syllabus for classes 10 and 12 to make up for academic loss

Panaji, Jul 9 The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination (GBSHSE) is contemplating to reduce the syllabus for classes 10 and 12 for the academic year 2020-21 in view …

Brazil:Facebook removes false accounts linked to President Bolsonaro

Sao Paulo (Brazil), Jul 9  Social media giant Facebook said Wednesday that it has removed dozens of accounts linked to supporters or employees of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of …

HC moved by Malaysian firm for stalling release of Rajinikanth’s film “Darbar”

Chennai, A Malaysia-based film distribution company has approached the Madras High Court seeking to stall release of superstar Rajinikanth’s Tamil film ‘Darbar’ claiming the producer Lyca Productions owed it Rs 23.70 …

Hardeep Singh Puria sks states to reduce VAT on aviation turbine fuel

New Delhi, Dec 30  Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri stressed on the need for reducing VAT on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) with  immediate effect during a high-level meeting with …

APW demands high-level probe into corruption by SCNRC

Guwahati, Assam Public Works (APW), the original writ petitioner in Supreme Court for NRC in the state, Monday demanded a high-level probe into alleged corruption by the previous state NRC authority …

Literature is mirror of society: Adityanath

Lucknow,  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said literature is the mirror of society as he hailed contributions of those who helped raise the stature of Hindi language. Addressing …

Chhattisgarh to set up Irrigation Development Authority

Raipur, Dec 31  The Chhattisgarh government has decided to set up an Irrigation Development Authority for the benefit of cultivators and to improve farm productivity, an official said on Tuesday. Chief …

Three old grenades found in RS Pura belt

Jammu, Dec 31 Three old grenades and some ammunition were recovered by the police in the border belt of Jammu district, officials said on Tuesday. During digging of land in R …

Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as new Army chief

New Delhi, Dec 31  Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane on Tuesday took charge as the Chief of Army Staff, succeeding Gen Bipin Rawat. Gen Naravane served as vice chief of the Army …

7 women, 5 men arrested after raid on spa in Bhopal

Bhopal, Twelve persons, including seven women, were arrested on Monday after a flesh trade racket operating from a spa in Bagsevania area in Bhopal was busted, police said. The women and …

Proposed NPR will be “almost the same” as one in 2010,says minister

Hyderabad, The proposed National Population Register would be almost the same as the one in 2010, with some more details being sought to implement welfare measures, Minister of State for Home …

Haryana government changes office timings

Chandigarh, The Haryana government has changed timings of its offices across the state in view of severe cold conditions. “In view of severe cold wave conditions across the state, the working …