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M Venkaiah Naidu is next Vice President of India

Venkaiah Naidu is next Vice President of India New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Veteran BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu, who had humble origins in an agriculturist family in Andhra Pradesh, was on Saturday elected as the Vice of President of India, completing the...
UP Governor Ram Naik being greeted by world renowned Buddhist Scholar at International meet at Myanmar

UP Governor Ram Naik being greeted by world renowned Buddhist Scholar at International meet at Myanmar

Uttar Pradesh Governor, Ram Naik being greeted by world renowned Buddhist Scholar at International meet at Myanmar

AI begins operation on Varanasi-Colombo route

New Delhi, Aug 5  National passenger carrier Air India on Friday commenced operations on the Varanasi-Colombo route. According to the airline, the biweekly flight will be serviced on Airbus A320neo aircraft with capacity to seat 180 passengers in an...
Voting to elect next Vice President begins

Voting to elect next Vice President begins

New Delhi, Aug 5  MPs queued up outside Parliament House to elect the country’s next Vice President, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi being the first to cast his vote. The voting started at 10 a.m. and will continue till 5 p.m. The counting of...
Irish PM wants border-free link between Ireland, Britain

Irish PM wants border-free link between Ireland, Britain

London, Aug 5  Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said that he did not want to see an economic border between his country and any part of a post-Brexit Britain. Varadkar used his speech at Queen’s University in Belfast on Friday to call for unique...

HPCL Q1 net falls 56% to Rs 925 cr on inventory loss

New Delhi, Aug 5  State-run refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) on Friday reported a 56 per cent drop in its net profit for the first quarter of the current fiscal caused by inventory losses and consequent lower refining margins. HPCL had a net profit...

All set for vice presidential poll, Naidu looks set to win

New Delhi, Aug 5  The stage is set for the vice presidential election on Saturday, with numbers in favour of ruling NDA candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu who is most likely to become the second person with RSS background to occupy the second most important...
Income tax offices to remain open on Saturday for ITR filings

Income tax offices to remain open on Saturday for ITR filings

New Delhi, Aug 5  All income tax offices will remain open till Saturday midnight to facilitate manual filing of income tax returns for the 2016-17 fiscal on the last day fixed for such filings, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said on Friday. “August...
Aadhar number not mandatory for registering deaths, clarifies government

Aadhar number not mandatory for registering deaths, clarifies government

New Delhi, Aug 5  The government said late on Friday that use of Aadhaar number for registration of death of an individual is not mandatory. In a clarification issued in the night, it said reports that Aadhaar number was mandatory for registration of...