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Anti-CAA protest: Metro services at several stations shut

Anti-CAA protest: Metro services at several stations shut

🕔06:51, 16.Dec 2019

New Delhi, 16 Dec  In the wake of violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in south Delhi on Sunday, the Delhi Metro has suspended services at 12 metro stations as precautionary measure. With protests gathering in other parts of

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Heavy snowfall in Kashmir blocks highways

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir blocks highways

🕔12:13, 13.Dec 2019

Srinagar, Dec 13  The Kashmir Valley woke up to a white carpet of snow on Friday as it received the third snowfall this season, causing blockade of highways and affecting commuting for the locals. While the plains of Jammu and

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Curfew relaxed in Dibrugarh, flag march continues in Guwahati

Curfew relaxed in Dibrugarh, flag march continues in Guwahati

🕔12:10, 13.Dec 2019

Guwahati, Dec 13  An indefinite curfew which was imposed in Assam’s Dibrugarh municipal area, was relaxed for five hours on Friday, while the Army and security forces have continued flag marches in Guwahati city, a day after two persons were

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Nagpur-Mumbai expressway to be named after Bal Thackeray

Nagpur-Mumbai expressway to be named after Bal Thackeray

🕔14:23, 12.Dec 2019

Mumbai, Dec 12  The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government here on Wednesday decided to name the upcoming Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway (NMSCE) after the Shiv Sena founder-patriarch late Balasaheb Thackeray, officials said. The decision was taken at the cabinet meeting,

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Modi, Shah urge Jharkhand to vote in large numbers

Modi, Shah urge Jharkhand to vote in large numbers

🕔14:09, 12.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 12  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday urged the people of Jharkhand to vote in maximum number, as 17 constituencies went for voting under the third phase of the Assembly elections. “The

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Mamata offers ‘business with a smile’ to investors

Mamata offers ‘business with a smile’ to investors

🕔13:24, 12.Dec 2019

Kolkata, Dec 12  Offering “business with a smile” and “without tension”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Wednesday wooed investors claiming the state didn’t discriminate against anybody and its economic fundamentals were better than the national average. “Bengal

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29.44% polling in Jharkhand

29.44% polling in Jharkhand

🕔12:26, 12.Dec 2019

Ranchi, Dec 12  Jharkhand recorded 29.44 per cent voting till 11 a.m. in the third phase of polls on Thursday. The highest polling has been recorded in Khijari seat at 37.65 per cent and lowest at Ranchi with 19.35 per

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Doval sends letter of appreciation to UP Chief Secy

Doval sends letter of appreciation to UP Chief Secy

🕔13:46, 11.Dec 2019

Lucknow, Dec 11  National Security advisor Ajit Doval has sent a letter of appreciation to Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary R.K. Tiwari for his “commendable effort in handling the situation in Uttar Pradesh, following the Ayodhya verdict”. The letter dated November

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UAE praises Himachal for hosting investors’ summit

UAE praises Himachal for hosting investors’ summit

🕔15:46, 10.Dec 2019

Shimla, Dec 10  UAE Ambassador to India Ahmed Al Banna has appreciated the efforts of the state for organising the maiden Global Investors Summit last month to which it was the partner country, the government said on Tuesday. In a

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UP plans 218 courts to fast track cases against women, kid

UP plans 218 courts to fast track cases against women, kid

🕔17:37, 9.Dec 2019

Lucknow, Dec 9  The Uttar Pradesh government would set up 218 fast-track courts to deal with cases related to crimes against women and children, said Law Minister Brijesh Pathak. The decision was taken by the state cabinet, here on Monday.

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K’taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD-S 0

K’taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD-S 0

🕔17:34, 9.Dec 2019

Bengaluru, Dec 9  In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress only 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka’s by-elections for 15 seats held on December 5, an

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Siddaramaiah resigns as Karnataka opposition leader

Siddaramaiah resigns as Karnataka opposition leader

🕔16:46, 9.Dec 2019

New Delhi/Bengaluru, Dec 9  After a humiliating defeat in the Karnataka by-elections, Siddaramaiah on Monday resigned as the leader of opposition in state Assembly. He has submited his resignation to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. He said, the people’s verdict must

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Jharkhand polls: Voting ends in 18 seats amid violence

Jharkhand polls: Voting ends in 18 seats amid violence

🕔16:43, 7.Dec 2019

Ranchi, Dec 7  Polling concluded in 18 of the 20 Assembly seats amid a few incidents of violence in the second phase of the Jharkhand Assembly polls. The initial reports said that the polling percentage was over 55 till 3

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Bengaluru airport’s second runway takes off

Bengaluru airport’s second runway takes off

🕔15:22, 7.Dec 2019

Bengaluru, Dec 7  The newly-built second runway of the Kempegowda international airport at Devanahalli in Bengaluru’s northern outskirts became operational for landing and take-off of passenger and cargo aircraft, the operator said on Friday. “The new south runway became operational

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Canada, Britain to set up skill centres in Punjab

Canada, Britain to set up skill centres in Punjab

🕔14:25, 7.Dec 2019

Mohali (Punjab), Dec 07 The Punjab government on Friday tied up Canada and Britain to set up skill centres in the state under joint ventures as part of a project set to be launched next year. Also, the state signed a

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Odisha invites fresh bids for 20 mines

Odisha invites fresh bids for 20 mines

🕔09:23, 7.Dec 2019

Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 The Odisha government on Friday issued a fresh notification inviting tender for electronic auction of 20 mines, lease period of which would end on March 31, 2020. The government had annulled the tender process for these blocks recently

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Delhi air ‘very poor’ for 3rd day, AQI crosses 350 mark

Delhi air ‘very poor’ for 3rd day, AQI crosses 350 mark

🕔11:54, 6.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 6  The air quality of the national capital remains ‘very poor’ for the third consecutive day on Friday and was likely to further deteriorate to the ‘severe’ category in some parts of the city on Saturday. According

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Uttarakhand CM & Union Jal Shakti Minister dedicate Sarai Project in presence of King and Queen of Sweden

Uttarakhand CM & Union Jal Shakti Minister dedicate Sarai Project in presence of King and Queen of Sweden

🕔19:40, 5.Dec 2019

India’s first HAM project in sewerage sector, the 14 MLD STP at Sarai, Haridwar completed before time 34 sewerage projects sanctioned at a cost of INR 1144.77 Cr for creation/rehabilitation of 165.50 MLD in Uttarakhand, taking care of sewerage treatment

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Pradhan urges Centre to restart Aluminium Park in Odisha

Pradhan urges Centre to restart Aluminium Park in Odisha

🕔12:45, 4.Dec 2019

Bhubaneswar, Dec 4  Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested the Centre to restart the project for upgradation of infrastructure at Angul Aluminium Park in Odisha. In a letter to Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, Pradhan sought his

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Delhi records coldest day of the season

Delhi records coldest day of the season

🕔11:53, 4.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 4  Delhi recorded the coldest day of the season on Wednesday with temperatures below 8 per cent on a day when the air quality index (AQI) has also worsened. According to Skymet Weather, on Wednesday, both the

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