Modi, Rajnath congratulate Gen Rawat on appointment as CDS

Modi, Rajnath congratulate Gen Rawat on appointment as CDS

🕔13:47, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 1  After taking charge as Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat called on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday. The Defence Minister extended his best wishes to General Rawat for a successful tenure ahead.

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Vinod Kumar Yadav assumes charge as Chairman, Railway Board on reappointment for a period of one year

Vinod Kumar Yadav assumes charge as Chairman, Railway Board on reappointment for a period of one year

🕔13:41, 1.Jan 2020

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, IRSEE (1980 Batch) has assumed charge today on 01.01.2020 after being reappointed as Chairman, Railway Board, in the rank of Ex-Officio Principal Secretary to Government of India. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved re-employment

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Long journey fares hiked in all major trains

Long journey fares hiked in all major trains

🕔13:30, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The Indian Railways, eyeing to increase its revenue share, decided to hike the fares of the passenger trains from one paise per kilometer, sleeper class fare by 2 paise per kilometre and for 3AC, 2AC and

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The 2020 Culture Calendar

The 2020 Culture Calendar

🕔13:21, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 1  If you’re an art and cultural junkie we map out the next twelve months of the year, so you can culture-hop from city to city. In the past decade, Indians are suddenly seeing newer fests grabbing

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2 armymen killed in encounter in Nowshera

2 armymen killed in encounter in Nowshera

🕔11:25, 1.Jan 2020

Srinagar, Jan 1  Two army soldiers were killed in an encounter with militants in the Nowshera area of Rajouri district in Jammu & Kashmir, an official said on Wednesday. The security forces had an input about the presence of militants

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Israel’s largest natural gas field starts operating: Ministry

Israel’s largest natural gas field starts operating: Ministry

🕔11:24, 1.Jan 2020

Jerusalem, Jan 1  Israel has begun flowing natural gas from its largest gas field Leviathan to the country’s transmission system, the Ministry of Energy announced on Tuesday. The gas field was discovered in 2010 in the Mediterranean Sea and contains

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Myanmar President calls for people’s role in development

Myanmar President calls for people’s role in development

🕔11:22, 1.Jan 2020

Yangon, Jan 1  Myanmar President U Win Myint on Wednesday called for the participation of people in their tasks of Union Peace, building a Democratic Federal Union and development programmes. Speaking on the occasion of new year 2020, the President

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Himachal freezes with snow in store

Himachal freezes with snow in store

🕔11:20, 1.Jan 2020

Shimla, Jan 1  Hill stations of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday experienced partially sunny conditions on the first day of the year 2020, a weather official said here. However, temperatures were close to the freezing point at several places with chances

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General Bipin Rawat takes charge as first CDS

General Bipin Rawat takes charge as first CDS

🕔11:19, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 1  Former Army Chief Bipin Rawat, who took charge as the first Chief of Defence Staff on Wednesday, said that his task is to create synergy between different wings of the armed forces. General Rawat, who demitted

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Indian Army will also focus on China border: New Army Chief

Indian Army will also focus on China border: New Army Chief

🕔11:18, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 1  New Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Wednesday that the Army will focus on the border with China with equal attention as it does on the Pakistan border. He said he is confident

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Modi, Rahul greet citizens on New Year

Modi, Rahul greet citizens on New Year

🕔11:15, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 1  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday greeted the citizens on the occasion of the New Year. “Have a wonderful 2020! May this year be filled with joy and prosperity. May

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29 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

29 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

🕔11:14, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 1  At least 29 Delhi-bound trains were delayed by one to nine hours due to fog in several parts of northern India, railway officials said on Wednesday. According to the Northern Railway, the Nanded-Amrtisar Sachkhand Express was

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Sabka Vishwas tax amnesty scheme extended till Jan 15

Sabka Vishwas tax amnesty scheme extended till Jan 15

🕔07:52, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 01  The government has extended the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, which received huge response with 73 per cent of the eligible taxpayers availing the amnesty scheme and committing to pay Rs 30,627 crore, by 15

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DoT discusses 5G trials with telecom players, vendors

DoT discusses 5G trials with telecom players, vendors

🕔07:50, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 01  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Tuesday met telecom operators and equipment vendors to discuss the roadmap for the upcoming 5G trials. The trials are likely to start in next month, sources said. The hour-long meeting

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Anil Khachi is new Chief Secretary of Himachal

Anil Khachi is new Chief Secretary of Himachal

🕔07:49, 1.Jan 2020

Shimla, Jan 01  Anil Khachi was appointed the new Chief Secretary of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday. He replaced Shrikant Baldi, who on his superannuation was appointed the first chairman of the state’s Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), a statutory body.

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Railway Board Chairman’s tenure extended for a year

Railway Board Chairman’s tenure extended for a year

🕔07:34, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 01 The government on Tuesday extended the tenure of Chairman Railway Board VK Yadav, who was set to retire on December 31, for a period of one year. According to an official order, the Appointments Committee of the

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