Samsung Galaxy M series phones to sport Infinity V display

Samsung Galaxy M series phones to sport Infinity V display

🕔11:24, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  Samsung’s Galaxy M series smartphones, set to make their global debut in India in January 2019, will sport a 6.4-inch Infinity V display and a large battery, probably the largest ever on any Samsung smartphone, according

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Srinagar, Jammu experience coldest night of season

Srinagar, Jammu experience coldest night of season

🕔11:23, 28.Dec 2018

Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 28  Record-breaking cold continued on Friday in both Jammu and Srinagar cities as intense cold wave lashed Jammu and Kashmir, the Met Office said. “The minimum temperature in Jammu was 2.6 degrees Celsius on Friday which is the

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Karnataka seeks coal for thermal plants from Goyal

Karnataka seeks coal for thermal plants from Goyal

🕔10:43, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi/Bengaluru, Dec 28  Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday urged Union Minister for Coal Piyush Goyal to rush coal blocks for three thermal plants in the state, said an official. “Kumaraswamy sought Goyal’s intervention to rush coal blocks

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Foundation stone laid for Andhra Secretariat Complex in Amaravati

Foundation stone laid for Andhra Secretariat Complex in Amaravati

🕔10:41, 28.Dec 2018

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 28  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday laid foundation stone for the State Secretariat Complex in this upcoming state capital. The launch of the work on the Complex at Rayapudi village in Guntur

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Auto sector may attract $8-10 bn investment by 2023: Government

Auto sector may attract $8-10 bn investment by 2023: Government

🕔10:38, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  The Central government expects the Indian automobile sector to attract around $8-10 billion in local and foreign investment by 2023. According to the “Year End Review 2018” of the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises

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India-China ties heightened during 2018

India-China ties heightened during 2018

🕔10:34, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  After much of India-China ties in 2017 were under the shadow of the Doklam incident, sources here said on Thursday that ties between the two major Asian powers have not only returned to normalcy but have

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Pink Line’s Lajpat Nagar section to open on Monday

Pink Line’s Lajpat Nagar section to open on Monday

🕔10:32, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  Delhi Metro’s Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 section of Pink Line is all set to open for public commutation from next week as it has been given all the necessary approvals from the Safety Commissioner, the

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Cold Friday morning in Delhi; air quality ‘very poor’

Cold Friday morning in Delhi; air quality ‘very poor’

🕔10:31, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  It was a cold Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 5 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season’s average, the Met Office said. The maximum temperature is expected to hover

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Railways enhances combined reservation quota of lower berths for senior citizens, women

Railways enhances combined reservation quota of lower berths for senior citizens, women

🕔21:53, 27.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Railways enhanced the combined reservation quota of lower berths for senior citizens and female passengers in mail, express trains and in Rajdhani and Duronto trains, an official release said on Thursday. “Railways has decided that

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Once exploiters, truck drivers change the lives of Jharkhand’s tomato growers

Once exploiters, truck drivers change the lives of Jharkhand’s tomato growers

🕔21:48, 27.Dec 2018

By Nityanand Shukla (12:08)  Latehar (Jharkhand), Dec 27 (IANS) Time was when truck drivers from the north, given the abundant production of tomatoes in Jharkhand, would purchase these at rock-bottom prices and sell them for a huge profit back home. It led

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In New Year bonanza, Maharashtra government employees to get fat pay hikes

In New Year bonanza, Maharashtra government employees to get fat pay hikes

🕔21:45, 27.Dec 2018

Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) With an eye on the 2019 parliament and state assembly elections, Maharashtra announced a New Year bonanza on Tuesday: It would implement the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations for all government employees. At a cabinet meeting, presided over

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Emerging markets to face credit crisis in 2019 : Report

Emerging markets to face credit crisis in 2019 : Report

🕔21:44, 27.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Credit crisis in emerging markets like India is likely to grow both in scale and scope in 2019 due to the foreign-denominated debt and currency depreciations, a study said on Thursday. “An emerging markets credit crisis

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Karnataka CM seeks extension of GST compensation till 2025

Karnataka CM seeks extension of GST compensation till 2025

🕔21:42, 27.Dec 2018

New Delhi/Bengaluru, Dec 27 (IANS) Karnataka wants the Central government to extend compensation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to the state till 2025 from 2022 as stipulated, said Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday. “Kumaraswamy asked Union Finance Minister

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Indian broking industry to post 5-10% growth in FY19 : ICRA

Indian broking industry to post 5-10% growth in FY19 : ICRA

🕔21:41, 27.Dec 2018

Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Amid market volatility and cautious investor sentiments, Indian broking industry is estimated to post a moderate growth of 5-10 per cent in the current fiscal (2018-19) with estimated revenue projected at Rs 19,500-20,000 crore, said a report

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April-November fiscal deficit over 115% of target on revenue lag

April-November fiscal deficit over 115% of target on revenue lag

🕔21:39, 27.Dec 2018

New Dec 27 (IANS) India’s budgetary fiscal deficit for the April-November period at Rs 7.17 lakh crore has exceeded the target for the full fiscal, accounting for 114.8 per cent of the budgeted target of Rs 6.24 lakh crore, mainly owing

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Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill

Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill

🕔21:37, 27.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018 that makes instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat a criminal offence, with a jail term of up to three years with

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Electoral bonds to be sold during January 1-10 : FinMin

Electoral bonds to be sold during January 1-10 : FinMin

🕔21:36, 27.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Continuing with its effort to cleanse the system of political funding, the government on Thursday announced the sale of seventh tranche of electoral bonds at 29 notified State Bank of India (SBI) branches during January 1-10.

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Government prepares revival plan for Air India : Minister

Government prepares revival plan for Air India : Minister

🕔21:34, 27.Dec 2018

Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) The Centre has prepared a revival plan for Air India, comprising a comprehensive financial package and sale of non-core real estate assets. “The government has prepared a revival plan of Air India which focuses on building a

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Modi to kick-off 2019 polls campaign on Jan 6 in Kerala

Modi to kick-off 2019 polls campaign on Jan 6 in Kerala

🕔14:50, 27.Dec 2018

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 27  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive at Pathanamthitta in Kerala on January 6 to kick-off the campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, a senior BJP leader said on Thursday. Speaking to the media here, Kerala BJP

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Indonesia flights rerouted as volcano alert level raised

Indonesia flights rerouted as volcano alert level raised

🕔11:44, 27.Dec 2018

Jakarta, Dec 27 (IANS) All flights around Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano have been re-routed and the alert level has been raised to the second-highest possible after a series of eruptions spewed out lava. A five-kilometre exclusion zone around the volcano has

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