India condemns terror attack in Egypt

India condemns terror attack in Egypt

🕔19:27, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 29  India on Saturday condemned Friday’s terror attack in Egypt targeting a tourist bus that claimed four lives and injured 10 people. “We condemn the cowardly terrorist attack on the tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids in

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Egyptian forces kill 40 ‘extremists’ after terror attack

Egyptian forces kill 40 ‘extremists’ after terror attack

🕔19:16, 29.Dec 2018

Cairo, Dec 29  Egyptian security forces killed 40 suspected extremists during operations in several parts of the country in response to an attack on a tourist bus a day before that claimed four lives, officials said on Saturday. The operations

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Fuel prices down 30 paise, petrol at new 2018 low

Fuel prices down 30 paise, petrol at new 2018 low

🕔19:15, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 29  Domestic fuel prices fell around 30 paise on Saturday as the cost of petrol touched fresh low levels for 2018 across the four metros. In the national capital, petrol price was at Rs 69.26 per litre,

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Railways to conduct Heavy-haul train trial in freight corridor on Sunday

Railways to conduct Heavy-haul train trial in freight corridor on Sunday

🕔15:33, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 29 Expediting the much-delayed Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project, the railways will conduct a trial run of a goods train on the newly-completed 306 km section between Madar (Ajmer) in Rajasthan and Kishangarh (Rewari) in Haryana in the

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Dr. Lotay Tshering Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind

Dr. Lotay Tshering Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind

🕔11:55, 29.Dec 2018

Dr Lotay Tshering, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan, called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (December 29, 2018). Welcoming Dr. Tshering to India, the President said that he was delighted to welcome the

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Facebook has multi-year plans to overhaul its systems: Zuckerberg

Facebook has multi-year plans to overhaul its systems: Zuckerberg

🕔11:28, 29.Dec 2018

San Francisco, Dec 29 Saying goodbye to one of his toughest years filled with several controversies, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he is “proud” of the progress in 2018 and the company has now established multi-year plans to overhaul its systems

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7.1-magnitude quake jolts Philippines

7.1-magnitude quake jolts Philippines

🕔11:27, 29.Dec 2018

Manila, Dec 29 A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Davao Oriental province in the Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. No damage has been reported by the Philippine government yet.

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Modi to view presentation on ‘Kashi-Vishwanth Corridor’

Modi to view presentation on ‘Kashi-Vishwanth Corridor’

🕔11:26, 29.Dec 2018

Lucknow, Dec 29  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Saturday, will view a detailed presentation on the proposed 400 metre Kashi-Vishwanath Corridor project, an official said. The official said the Prime Minister will

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Himachal sees mercury below freezing point

Himachal sees mercury below freezing point

🕔11:25, 29.Dec 2018

Shimla, Dec 29 Himachal Pradesh on Saturday witnessed a sunny but chilly day with temperature in many areas staying below freezing point, the Met Office said. “It was a bright, sunny day across the state with chances of rain and snow

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At 2.6 degrees C, Delhi records season’s lowest temperature

At 2.6 degrees C, Delhi records season’s lowest temperature

🕔11:23, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 29 The national capital woke up to a cold morning on Saturday as the mercury dipped to 2.6 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average — the season’s lowest temperature so far, the Met Office said. The

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Two militants killed in J&K

Two militants killed in J&K

🕔09:16, 29.Dec 2018

Srinagar, Dec 29  Two militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said. According to police, the security forces surrounded Hajin Payeen village after receiving information about the presence

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TRAI gives TV viewers another month to select channels

TRAI gives TV viewers another month to select channels

🕔09:15, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  The Telecom Regulatory Board of India (TRAI) on Friday extended the deadline for consumers to opt for the channels of their choice under the new framework regulations till January 31, 2019. The previous date for migration

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Israeli PM meets Bolsonaro in Brazil

Israeli PM meets Bolsonaro in Brazil

🕔09:12, 29.Dec 2018

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 29  Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu here on Friday agreed to establish a strategic partnership between the two countries. “More than an association, we want to be brothers in the future,

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Hope to get cooperation in RS on triple talaq bill: Minister

Hope to get cooperation in RS on triple talaq bill: Minister

🕔07:19, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 29 Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said the government is hopeful of getting cooperation from all parties on the triple talaq bill in the Rajya Sabha, where the government does not have a majority and

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Cabinet clears changes in POCSO Act, provides for death penalty for child abuse

Cabinet clears changes in POCSO Act, provides for death penalty for child abuse

🕔07:17, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 29  The Union Cabinet has cleared a proposal to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 to provide for the death penalty for aggravated penetrative sexual assault on children. Briefing the media on

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India commits Rs 4,500 crore to Bhutan’s 12th Five-Year Plan

India commits Rs 4,500 crore to Bhutan’s 12th Five-Year Plan

🕔07:00, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 29  India on Friday announced that it will contribute Rs 4,500 crore to Bhutan’s 12th Five-Year Plan, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering here. The two sides also

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New e-commerce norms to impact e-tailers: Flipkart

New e-commerce norms to impact e-tailers: Flipkart

🕔21:19, 28.Dec 2018

Bengaluru, Dec 28  The policy changes the government announced on Wednesday for the e-commerce sector would have long term implications, said leading e-tailer Flipkart on Friday. “The government policy changes will have long term implications for the evolution of the

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Cabinet okays listing of 6 PSUs, KIOCL’s FPO

Cabinet okays listing of 6 PSUs, KIOCL’s FPO

🕔21:17, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the listing of six Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE) on stock exchange through initial public offering (IPO) and one Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) to issue follow-on public offer

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Cabinet approves new Coastal Regulation Zone notification

Cabinet approves new Coastal Regulation Zone notification

🕔21:16, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification-2018 for promoting economic growth in the coastal areas, the government said on Friday. The move comes in the backdrop

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Mamata accuses Centre of not releasing Rs 2,500 cr under MNREGA

Mamata accuses Centre of not releasing Rs 2,500 cr under MNREGA

🕔21:14, 28.Dec 2018

Kolkata, Dec 28  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the BJP-led Central government of deliberately not releasing funds for various Central schemes and said Rs 2,500 crore under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA)

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