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PM must sack senior ministers for conflict of interest : Congress

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday sought to know from Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he will dismiss some of his senior ministers for allegedly holding the posts of directors in India Foundation, a think-tank run by NSA Ajit Doval’s...

Where are green funds, SC judge asks Centre at global meet

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Asking where is the money collected under compensatory afforestation funds being invested, a Supreme Court judge on Saturday said the environment has degraded over the last few years, suggesting that the funds have certainly not...
India to be high-middle income country by 2047 : World Bank CEO

India to be high-middle income country by 2047 : World Bank CEO

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the CEO, World Bank, Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, at Ease of Doing Business event, at the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, in New Delhi on November 04, 2017. New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Lauding India’s increasing per...

Government asks DIAL to provide helicopter services for bigger cities

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) was on Saturday asked to explore the possibility of air travellers availing helicopter services to connect them nearer to their homes in cities such as Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Ghaziabad...

918 kg Brand India ‘khichdi’ enters Guinness World Record

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) A team of 50 chefs as part of a government-led initiative on Saturday created a Guinness World Record by cooking a mammoth 918 kg of “khichdi”. As the clock ticked towards 12 p.m. — time scheduled for the khichdi...

Work on river inter-linking project to start : Gadkari

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Work on the first phase of the ambitious river inter-linking project will start within the next three months, Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari announced here on Saturday. Gadkari said while discussions on river connectivity...
India among top 7 countries at high ransomware risk : Sophos

India among top 7 countries at high ransomware risk : Sophos

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India is among the top seven countries for ransomware circulation as cyber attacks on not just Windows but on Android, Linux and MacOS systems have significantly increased this year globally, a new report has warned. According...

PM attacks Congress for questioning World Bank ranking

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked Congress for questioning the World Bank Report on ease of doing business in India and said with GST and other reforms, its report next year would show further improvement in ranking. The...

Rajdhani, Shatabdi passengers to get SMS if train late by over an hour

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Passengers of Rajdhani and Shatabdi will now get text messages on their mobile phones if their scheduled trains get delayed by more than an hour. Currently, the SMS messages are being sent to wait-listed passengers after the confirmation...
World Bank ranking is recognition for our work : PM Modi

World Bank ranking is recognition for our work : PM Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing a session on India’s Business Reforms, in New Delhi on November 04, 2017. New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India has improved 42 ranks on the World Bank’s...

Tata Power’s Q2 consolidated net profit down 44%

Mumbai, Nov 4 Integrated power company Tata Power on Friday reported a decline of 43.63 per cent in its consolidated net profit to Rs 268.50 for the second quarter (Q2) ended on September 30. The company’s net profit stood at Rs 268.50 crore for...
India tops domestic air passenger traffic in September, China second: IATA

India tops domestic air passenger traffic in September, China second: IATA

New Delhi, Nov 4  India’s domestic passenger traffic was the highest among major aviation markets at 15.5 per cent in September, followed by China and the Russian Federation, a global airline association said on Friday. The International Air Transport...
Mexico announces biggest onshore oil find in 15 years

Mexico announces biggest onshore oil find in 15 years

Mexico City, Nov 4  Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has announced that the national oil company, Pemex, had made the country’s biggest onshore oil discovery in 15 years. Pena Nieto made the announcement during a visit to Pemex’s Tula...

Trump embarks on 11-day Asia tour

Washington, Nov 4  US President Donald Trump has embarked on an 11-day trip to Asia during which he will visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines, the media reported on Saturday. It will be the longest tour of Asia by a US president...

Delhi to generate 1,000 MW solar power by 2019

New Delhi, Nov 4  Delhi will generate 1,000 megawatt (MW) of solar power by 2019 which will also help bring down electricity rates, state Health Minister Satyendra Jain said on Friday. “During the peak hours, there is a demand of about 6,500 MW...
President, PM greet nation on Gurpurab

President, PM greet nation on Gurpurab

New Delhi, Nov 4  President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Gurpurab – the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of the faith. “Gurpurab greetings to all. Let us...
India, Latvia focus on boosting bilateral ties

India, Latvia focus on boosting bilateral ties

New Delhi, Nov 4  India and Latvia on Friday discussed ways to boost bilateral ties during a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Latvian counterpart Maris Kucinskis. “The two leaders held discussions on various aspects of bilateral...

India, Armenia review bilateral ties across multiple sectors

New Delhi, Nov 4  India and Armenia on Friday reviewed bilateral ties across multiple sectors in a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan. The two leaders discussed bilateral as well as regional...
President of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan meeting the President, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan meeting the President, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan

The President of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan meeting the President, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on November 03, 2017.
PRIME MINISTER OF LATVIA CALLS ON THE PRESIDENT

PRIME MINISTER OF LATVIA CALLS ON THE PRESIDENT

His Excellency Mr Maris Kucinskis, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (November 3, 2017). Welcoming the Latvian Prime Minister to India, the President said...