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Centre approves full-fledged SSB Intelligence Wing

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In a bid to enhance operational efficiency, the Home Ministry has given approval for a full-fledged Intelligence Wing in the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), mandated to guard the India-Nepal and India-Bhutan borders. Approval to...
New book on PM, ‘Marching with a Billion’ released

New book on PM, ‘Marching with a Billion’ released

Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday evening released a new book on the Prime Minister, ‘Marching with a Billion: Analysing Narendra Modi’s government at Midterm’. Authored...

No waste dumping within 500 metres of Ganga: NGT

New Delhi, July 13  The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday ordered that there can be no landfill sites or garbage dumping within half-a-kilometre area of the Ganga between Haridwar in Uttarakhand and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh. The bench also announced...
Reliance Securities Q1 total income up 51%

Reliance Securities Q1 total income up 51%

Mumbai, July 13  Reliance Securities, the broking and distribution arm of Reliance Capital, on Thursday reported that its total income for the quarter ended June 30 increased by 51 per cent. According to the company, the first quarter (Q1) total income...

Sushma Swaraj calls all-party meet on India-China border stand-off

New Delhi, July 13  The government has called an all party meet on Friday on the stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops along the border, government sources said on Thursday. The meeting, which is likely to be held at Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s...

SBI reduces NEFT, RTGS charges upto 75%

New Delhi, July 13  The country’s largest public sector bank, State Bank of India (SBI), has reduced charges for National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) and Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) transactions upto 75 per cent effective from July 15,...

Sri Lankan President leaves for Bangladesh visit

Colombo, July 13  Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday left for an official three-day visit to Bangladesh, his office said in a statement. During the visit, President Sirisena is expected to hold bilateral talks with his Bangladeshi...

5.9-magnitude quake jolts N.Korea

Pyongyang, July 13  An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of North Korea on Thursday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. According to the USGS, the earthquake occurred at 4.18 a.m. (local time), 180 km off the...

Heavy rains pound Uttarakhand

Dehradun, July 13  Heavy rains continued to pound Uttarakhand for the second consecutive day on Thursday leading to chaos and disruption of normal life. Schools and colleges in many places including state capital Dehradun and Haridwar remained closed...
Delhi assembly monsoon session to start from August 8

Delhi assembly monsoon session to start from August 8

New Delhi, July 13 The four-day monsoon session of the Delhi Assembly will start from August 8, the Delhi government said on Wednesday. “The Cabinet approved the convening of the monsoon session of the sixth Vidhan Sabha from August 8 to 11,”...