Arjun Ram Meghwal, Hon’ble Minister of State for HI&PE, reviews Performance of BHEL

Arjun Ram Meghwal, Hon’ble Minister of State for HI&PE, reviews Performance of BHEL

🕔11:41, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12:  Minister of State for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises and Parliamentary Affairs, Sh. Arjun Ram Meghwal, reviewed the performance and the future readiness of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited during a visit to the company’s Corporate Office

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Auckland City declares climate emergency

Auckland City declares climate emergency

🕔11:38, 12.Jun 2019

Auckland, June 12  Auckland city council voted to recognize the urgency for action on climate change by declaring a climate emergency on Wednesday. “By unanimously voting to declare a climate emergency we are signaling the council’s intention to put climate

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World’s 100 big cities represent 10% global emissions: Study

World’s 100 big cities represent 10% global emissions: Study

🕔11:34, 12.Jun 2019

London, June 12  Consumption-based emissions from nearly 100 of the world’s big cities already represent 10 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, a new study said on Wednesday. Without urgent action, those emissions will nearly double by 2050. The

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Trump, Polish President to talk on security: WH

Trump, Polish President to talk on security: WH

🕔11:32, 12.Jun 2019

Washington, June 12  US President Donald Trump will meet with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda on Wednesday to highlight the deepening of the military-to-military relationship between the two sides, the White House has said. Warsaw confirmed on Monday that negotiations

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Japan’s Abe departs for Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions

Japan’s Abe departs for Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions

🕔11:30, 12.Jun 2019

Tokyo, June 12  Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe departed Tokyo on Wednesday for a two-day trip to Iran, during which he will try to help diffuse rising tensions in the Persian Gulf between Washington and Tehran. Prior to the Japanese

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NIA raids 7 premises in Coimbatore

NIA raids 7 premises in Coimbatore

🕔11:29, 12.Jun 2019

Chennai/New Delhi, June 12  The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out search operations in seven places in Coimbatore, including the residence of a social media friend of the Sri Lanka easter blast mastermind, officials said. The searches were

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Hackers could be using DM route to hijack Twitter accounts

Hackers could be using DM route to hijack Twitter accounts

🕔11:25, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12  With the Twitter accounts of megastar Amitabh Bachchan and singer Adnan Sami getting hacked, security researchers have warned that users should think twice before clicking on the links received in the Twitter Direct Message (DMs). While

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Modi building Cloud-first approach to empower Indians: Top AWS official

Modi building Cloud-first approach to empower Indians: Top AWS official

🕔11:21, 12.Jun 2019

Washington, June 12  For a country like India, the hope lies in a visionary leader like Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is aiming to create a Cloud-first approach towards skilling and digital transformation, thus empowering over a billion people, says

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BSES launches EV charging station in Delhi, plan for 150 more

BSES launches EV charging station in Delhi, plan for 150 more

🕔08:06, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12  Delhi electricity distribution company BSES on Tuesday unveiled its first public electric vehicle (EV) charging station as part of its plan to set up over 150 EV charging stations across its licensed area in the capital.

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GST Council to meet on June 20 amid hopes of rate cuts

GST Council to meet on June 20 amid hopes of rate cuts

🕔08:03, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12  Ahead of the Union Budget, the all-powerful GST Council will meet on June 20 and discuss the proposal to fix Rs 50 crore as the turnover threshold for entities to generate e-invoices on a centralised portal

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No hike in electricity tariff in Odisha

No hike in electricity tariff in Odisha

🕔08:02, 12.Jun 2019

Bhubaneswar, June 12  In a major relief to power consumers, the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) on Tuesday announced that there would be no power tariff hike during the 2019-20 financial year. “Retail tariff for financial year 2019-20 remains unchanged

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Trump receives ‘very warm’ letter from Kim Jong-un

Trump receives ‘very warm’ letter from Kim Jong-un

🕔08:00, 12.Jun 2019

Washington, June 12  US President Donald Trump said that he had received a “beautiful” letter from North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong Un. Trump told the press before departing the White House for Iowa that he received a “very warm”

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Militant killed in gunfight in J&K’s Sopore

Militant killed in gunfight in J&K’s Sopore

🕔07:59, 12.Jun 2019

Srinagar, June 12  One militant was killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town on Wednesday. Police said security forces, after specific inputs about presence of militants, started a cordon and search operation yesterday

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PM’s Mann ki baat to resume on June 30

PM’s Mann ki baat to resume on June 30

🕔07:58, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12 The Mann ki Baat radio programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi wll resume on June 30 after it was discontinued during the Lok Sabha elections in which he was a candidate. “Mann Ki Baat is back

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Fill vacancies to provide quality education: HRD Minister

Fill vacancies to provide quality education: HRD Minister

🕔07:56, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12  Union Minister for Human Resources and Development (HRD) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to fill the vacancies to increase quality and efficiency. Stressing that it is government’s duty

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Government to pare existing 44 labour laws into four

Government to pare existing 44 labour laws into four

🕔07:54, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12  In a major push to labour reforms, the government is all set to pare existing 44 labour laws into four and a Bill will be tabled in Parliament in the first session of the 17th Lok

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Government to provide 5 crore scholarships over 5 years to empower minorities

Government to provide 5 crore scholarships over 5 years to empower minorities

🕔07:53, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12  As a step towards empowerment of minorities, the government will provide 5 crore scholarships over the next five years, 50 per cent of which will be for girl students, Minorities Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said

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Nripendra Misra, P.K. Mishra granted extension with cabinet minister ranks

Nripendra Misra, P.K. Mishra granted extension with cabinet minister ranks

🕔07:49, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12  Senior IAS officers Nripendra Misra and P.K. Mishra have been given extension as Principal Secretary and Additional Principal Secretary, respectively, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with effect from May 31. The two have also been assigned

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Government increase arhar imports to 4 lakh tonnes

Government increase arhar imports to 4 lakh tonnes

🕔07:46, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12  Food and Public Distribution Ministry on Tuesday increased the limit on the import of arhar (pigeon pea) from current two lakh tonnes to four lakh tonnes to keep the retails prices in control, which touched Rs

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India may have witnessed worst-ever summer

India may have witnessed worst-ever summer

🕔07:40, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12  India may have experienced worst-ever summer this year as temperature levels in several cities in the country remained in the severe category for long periods. The national capital saw mercury being over 45 degree Celsius for

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