PM Modi offers prayers at Tirumala temple

PM Modi offers prayers at Tirumala temple

🕔23:20, 9.Jun 2019

Tirupati, June 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday offered prayers at the Lord Venkateswara temple here. Accompanied by Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, Modi had “darshan” of the deity at the famous

Read Full Article
Dark web listings of malware on the rise : Study

Dark web listings of malware on the rise : Study

🕔14:43, 9.Jun 2019

London, June 8 (IANS) There has been a 20 per cent rise in the dark net listings of malware targeting enterprises, warns a study. The dark net is that part of the Internet which is inaccessible when using standard browsers like

Read Full Article
Demonetisation, Aadhaar spurred digital payments growth : RBI

Demonetisation, Aadhaar spurred digital payments growth : RBI

🕔14:41, 9.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes in 2016 pushed digital payments, Aadhaar-enabled electronic know your customer (eKYC) resulted in an exponential growth of such payments in the country, according to a new

Read Full Article
MCA to look at new framework for credit rating agencies for strong corporate governance

MCA to look at new framework for credit rating agencies for strong corporate governance

🕔14:40, 9.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Ministry of Corporate Affairs is likely to take a relook at a new framework of credit rating agencies as a strong corporate governance structure is essential for a market economy, Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas

Read Full Article
Taj city’s green push: Over 1 cr saplings to be planted this monsoon

Taj city’s green push: Over 1 cr saplings to be planted this monsoon

🕔14:37, 9.Jun 2019

Agra, June 9 (IANS) Come July-August the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department has announced planting of a record 1.02 crore saplings here to tackle a spike in the air pollution figures in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone. Despite the state machineries continued

Read Full Article
Southwest monsoon further advances in Kerala, TN

Southwest monsoon further advances in Kerala, TN

🕔14:36, 9.Jun 2019

Thiruvananthapuram, June 9 (IANS) After the onset of the Southwest monsoon was delayed by a week, the India Meteorological Department on Sunday said it has further advanced in the south Arabian Sea, most parts of Lakshadweep and some parts of Kerala

Read Full Article
Social media brings ‘paradigm shift’ to governance in India

Social media brings ‘paradigm shift’ to governance in India

🕔14:34, 9.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) For the Generation Z, it has already become a way of life – tweeting about the problems while getting a passport or writing a Facebook post about the sanitary conditions on trains and expecting a response

Read Full Article
Love for bikes makes these Army officers hit roads to relive their passion

Love for bikes makes these Army officers hit roads to relive their passion

🕔14:31, 9.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Army life is known for its adventure, but there are a few officers, serving and retired, who are experiencing this by going beyond the framework of their duties. They do so through the wanderlust and passion

Read Full Article
Maldives confers highest honour on PM Modi

Maldives confers highest honour on PM Modi

🕔21:55, 8.Jun 2019

Male, June 8 (IANS) Maldives on Saturday conferred its highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries — Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen — on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The award was conferred by Maldives President Ibrahim Mohammad Solih at

Read Full Article
Monsoon has hit Kerala coast: IMD

Monsoon has hit Kerala coast: IMD

🕔15:12, 8.Jun 2019

Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Monsoon has hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, after a delay of one week, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said. The state’s coastal regions have been experiencing downpours since early Saturday morning, which are set

Read Full Article
Oil prices rise amid falling US oil rig count

Oil prices rise amid falling US oil rig count

🕔07:37, 8.Jun 2019

New York, June 8  Oil prices went up on Friday, as US oil rig count fell sharply this week, easing concerns there would be a potential supply glut and Saudi Arabia called for oil production cut extension. The number of

Read Full Article
RBI slaps Rs 2 cr penalty on Kotak Mahindra Bank

RBI slaps Rs 2 cr penalty on Kotak Mahindra Bank

🕔07:33, 8.Jun 2019

Mumbai, June 8  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday imposed a penalty of Rs 2 crore on Kotak Mahindra Bank for not complying with the central bank’s directions to furnish details of its promoter shareholding. The bank was

Read Full Article
SBI to offer repo rate-linked home loans from July 1

SBI to offer repo rate-linked home loans from July 1

🕔07:32, 8.Jun 2019

Mumbai, June 8  The State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday said it would offer repo rate-linked home loans from July 1, 2019. It also announced the reduce interest rate on cash credit account and over draft customers with limits

Read Full Article
Himachal CM invites Modi for global investors’ summit

Himachal CM invites Modi for global investors’ summit

🕔07:28, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and invited him for inaugurating the global investors’ summit to held in the state in September. The Chief Minister also

Read Full Article
Pakistan PM writes to Modi, offers talks

Pakistan PM writes to Modi, offers talks

🕔07:27, 8.Jun 2019

Islamabad, June 8  Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday wrote a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi offering dialogue to reconcilable problems. In a letter to Modi congratulating him on his second term as the Prime Minister, Khan

Read Full Article
Mumbai Metro celebrates 5th anniversary of ‘zero accident’ service

Mumbai Metro celebrates 5th anniversary of ‘zero accident’ service

🕔07:26, 8.Jun 2019

Mumbai, June 8  The Reliance Infratructure-promoted Mumbai Metro One celebrates completion of a milestone five years of accident-free service to Mumbaikars, an official said here on Friday. Since its inauguration on June 8, 2014, the Mumbai Metro has clocked 99.9

Read Full Article
Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka will strengthen ties: Modi

Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka will strengthen ties: Modi

🕔07:25, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed confidence that his visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka would further strengthen India’s cordial ties with the maritime neighbours. In his departure statement, the Prime Minister said he will

Read Full Article
Jaishankar reaches Bhutan, meets PM Tshering

Jaishankar reaches Bhutan, meets PM Tshering

🕔07:21, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8  External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who is on a two-day visit to Bhutan, met Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Friday and discussed bilateral relations between the two neighbouring countries. This is Jaishankar’s first foreign trip after

Read Full Article
HRD Minister calls meet with the states on draft policy

HRD Minister calls meet with the states on draft policy

🕔07:17, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8  In a bid to fine-tune the draft National Education Policy (NEP), Human Resources Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has called a meeting with the education ministers of the states on June 22. The meeting will deliberate on

Read Full Article
Rajnath reviews meet on defence procurement

Rajnath reviews meet on defence procurement

🕔07:15, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held a meeting of senior officers of Defence Ministry to review operational matters and procurement issues of the armed forces. An official release said he discussed important revenue procurement cases regarding

Read Full Article