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Hyderabad getting decked up for Ivanka’s visit

Hyderabad, Nov 22  With less than a week left for Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), this Information Technology hub is getting decked up for the delegates from 150 countries, especially US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump. The...
Want your picture on Rs 5 stamp? Visit Sabarimala

Want your picture on Rs 5 stamp? Visit Sabarimala

Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 19 (IANS) Those desiring their picture on a Rs 5 postage stamp only need to visit the post office close to the famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala. Anil Kumar, an officer at the post office, told IANS that the service was being...
Telangana bags best performing state award

Telangana bags best performing state award

Hyderabad, Nov 17  Telangana has bagged the best performing large state award in economy category as well as the cleanliness and environment category at the annual ‘India Today’ State of the States rankings this year. The awards were received...
Indian, Pakistani troops clash on LoC

Indian, Pakistani troops clash on LoC

Jammu, Nov 17  Indian and Pakistani troops clashed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Friday, defence officials said. The Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions at five places on the...

Leh, coldest in J&K at minus 5.9

Srinagar, Nov 16 Leh town in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir was the coldest on Thursday where the night temperature dropped to minus 5.9 degrees Celsius, a Met official said. While the minimum in neighbouring Kargil was minus 5.2 degrees. In Srinagar...
Delhi’s air quality improves, ban on trucks, construction lifted

Delhi’s air quality improves, ban on trucks, construction lifted

New Delhi, Nov 16 With Delhi’s air quality having improved to “very poor”, a Supreme Court-appointed environment body on Thursday ordered lifting of a ban on entry of trucks and on construction activities in the city. The Environment...

Kejriwal meets Khattar on stubble burning, air pollution

Chandigarh, Nov 15 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here to discuss the issues of stubble burning and air pollution. Kejriwal was greeted with protests by activists of the Shiromani Akali...
Power Pavilion inaugurated at IITF 2017

Power Pavilion inaugurated at IITF 2017

Shri R.K. Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy inaugurating the Power Pavilion at India International Trade Fair 2017 in the presence of Shri A.K. Bhalla, Secretary (Power), Government...

Thai envoy meets UP CM, discuss investment

Lucknow, Nov 14  Thailand’s Ambassador to India Chutintorn Gongsakdi called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday to discuss business ties between his country and the state, an official said. The envoy lauded the state government’s...

Air quality back to ‘severe-plus’; Delhi seeks exemptions in odd-even scheme ‘this year’

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The air quality in Delhi-NCR was back to “severe-plus” or “emergency” category on Monday — for the second time in past six days — even as the Delhi government urged the National Green Tribunal...
Congress wins MP bypoll, party hails victory, Chouhan promises more development

Congress wins MP bypoll, party hails victory, Chouhan promises more development

Bhopal, Nov 12  Congress candidate Nilanshu Chaturvedi was on Sunday declared elected to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly from Chitrakoot constituency, defeating his BJP rival by 14,133 votes. The Congress hailed the victory as an “indication of change”,...
Delhi government in talks with Pawan Hans for aerial sprinkling

Delhi government in talks with Pawan Hans for aerial sprinkling

New Delhi, Nov 11 The Delhi government on Friday said that it was in talks with state-owned helicopter service company Pawan Hans to aerially sprinkle water over the city to settle pollutants. Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain tweeted: “Delhi...

Foggy Saturday morning in Delhi, 64 trains delayed

New Delhi, Nov 11  It was a foggy Saturday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 12.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average. At least 64 trains were delayed, 14 rescheduled and two trains were cancelled due to the...
Karnataka invites Chinese firms to invest in state

Karnataka invites Chinese firms to invest in state

Bengaluru, Nov 11  Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday urged Chinese companies to invest in the state and make it a hi-tech manufacturing hub of India. “Our new industrial policy (2014-19) is manufacturing centric. As our vision is...
Pakistan Army violates ceasefire on LoC

Pakistan Army violates ceasefire on LoC

Jammu, Nov 11  The Pakistani Army has violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, defence sources said. No casualty or damage was reported from the Indian side. Using mortars, automatics and small arms they targeted Indian...

Centre, states lost Rs 1 lakh cr post GST : Amit Mitra

Guwahati, Nov 10 (IANS) West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Friday said the Centre and the states have lost approximately Rs one lakh crore revenue in the first three months since the roll-out of GST. “Rs 60,000 crore revenue has been lost...
Delhi Half Marathon may shift to new window

Delhi Half Marathon may shift to new window

New Delhi, Nov 10 The alarming levels of pollution in the national capital has forced the organisers of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to consider shifting the event to a new window. “There is a possibility to shift this event to a new window…...
Bike ambulances to be introduced in Delhi soon

Bike ambulances to be introduced in Delhi soon

New Delhi, Nov 10 The facility of “First Responder Bike Ambulance” will be introduced, to tackle the congested roads during peak traffic hours, in three districts of Delhi from January next year, an official statement said on Thursday. The...
Consider odd-even, cloud seeding to curb pollution: HC

Consider odd-even, cloud seeding to curb pollution: HC

New Delhi, Nov 9  The Delhi High Court on Thursday said there was an “emergency situation” vis-a-vis pollution in Delhi-NCR region and asked the Delhi government to consider vehicular odd-even scheme and cloud seeding to induce artificial...
IT raids relatives of Sasikala, Dinakaran

IT raids relatives of Sasikala, Dinakaran

Chennai, Nov 9  Income Tax (IT) officials on Thursday raided 187 locations belonging to relatives of jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, her nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran and organisations connected to them in several cities, said a senior IT official. He...