Friday , 15 December 2017

National News

Establish 12 special courts by March 1 to try lawmakers: SC  

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that 12 special courts, to be set up to exclusively deal with cases involving lawmakers, should start functioning from March 1 next year and asked the Centre to “forthwith” allocate Rs 7.80 crore proportionately to the respective states. Please like & share: Read More »

Submarine Kalvari commissioned

MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday  commissioned the first Scorpene class submarine Kalvari into the Indian Navy, saying it was an excellent example of the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative and a “big step” in the country’s defence preparedness. Please like & share: Read More »

Maneka writes to top filmmakers to provide safe workplace for women

NEW DELHI: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has written to leading film production houses of Bollywood, urging them to comply with the prevention of sexual harassment law to provide a “safe, secure and inclusive” work environment for women. Please like & share: Read More »

Peace, tranquillity along border essential pre-requisites for smooth bilateral ties

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj discussed the Doklam episode with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during their bilateral meeting and reiterated that peace and tranquillity in the border areas were essential pre-requisites for smooth relations. Please like & share: Read More »


Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on as he stands on a seaplane after landing at the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Modi ended the campaign for the second phase of Gujarat assembly polls in style               Please like & share: Read More »

Slump: factory output growth slides to 2.2%

NEW DELHI: A slowdown in manufacturing sector almost halved the rise in India’s factory output in October to 2.2 per cent from 4.14 per cent in September and 4.2 per cent during the corresponding month last year, official data showed on Tuesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Six sentenced to death in TN honour killing 

TIRUPUR (TN): Six persons were sentenced to death by a court here on Tuesday in connection with the suspected honour killing of a 22-year-old Dalit man in full public view in nearby Udumalpet in March last year. Please like & share: Read More »

Indians get more British work visas than others

NEW DELHI: Stating that there has been a sharp increase in the number of British visas issued to Indians, the British High Commission said on Tuesday that Indians get more work visas than all other nationalities combined. Please like & share: Read More »

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