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Efforts persist to revive relations with Pak: MEA

UNI NEW DELHI Expressing India’s desire for a peaceful and friendly relationship with Pakistan, Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar said friendship could not be held in the “shadow of violence”. “We have been desiring a peaceful and friendly relationship with Pakistan ever since this Government came to power at the Centre. This was reflected in Prime ... Read More »

AgustaWestland case: two more accused granted bail

IANS NEW DELHI After granting bail to former Indian Air Force chief S P Tyagi, a court here on Wednesday granted bail to two more accused arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal case. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Arvind Kumar allowed the bail pleas of Sanjeev Tyagi and a Delhi-based lawyer Gautam Khaitan. The court asked them ... Read More »

China must hear voice of world on terror: India on Azhar issue

PTI NEW DELHI In a clear message to China on JeM chief Masood Azhar, whose designation as global terrorist it has been blocking, India today asked Beijing to hear the “voice of the world” in dealing with terrorism. India hoped it would be able to pursuade China to understand the “depth and evil” of the menace. Referring to Pakistan’s support ... Read More »

CBI arrests TMC MP Sudip in chit fund scam

KOLKATA: Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader in the Lok Sabha Sudip Bandyopadhyay was Tuesday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Rose Valley chit fund scam, provoking a violent attack by his supporters on BJP’s state headquarters here which left several people injured and set off a fresh bout of recrimination between the two parties. Please like & ... Read More »

Too late to patch up, says Akhilesh faction of SP

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW: The split in Samajwadi Party (SP) was Tuesday formalised, with the Akhilesh Yadav camp approaching the Election Commission (EC) to assert that the party is “actually” headed by the Chief Minister now and not its founder Mulayam Singh, who had knocked at the doors of the poll panel on Monday to lay claim to ‘cycle’ symbol. Please like ... Read More »

PM advocates scientific social responsibility

TIRUPATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday advocated scientific social responsibility for leading scientific institutions on the lines of corporate social responsibility to promote scientific excellence in all stakeholders including educational institutions. Please like & share: Read More »

Quake jolts North-East

AGARTALA: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale struck Tripura on Tuesday  afternoon, triggering landslides in the hill state and jolting the  North-East. There was no report of any casualty. Please like & share: Read More »

Martyr Udham’s descendant on dharna for peon’s job

NEW DELHI: When nationalism and patriotism are dominating the national discourse, the great grandson of iconic revolutionary Udham Singh is struggling to secure the job of a peon in Punjab government which had been promised to him by former chief minister Amarinder Singh 10 years ago. Please like & share: Read More »

NRIs, Indians returning home must show old currency notes to Customs

NEW DELHI: Non-resident Indians (NRIs) and Indians returning from abroad will have to physically show the junked 500 and 1,000 rupee notes to Customs officials at the airport and get a declaration form stamped before they can deposit the demonetised currency in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) during the grace period. Please like & share: Read More »

Home, corporate loans to become cheaper as banks cut base rate

NEW DELHI: Housing, auto and corporate loans are all set to become cheaper with half a dozen public sector undertaking (PSU) and private banks Monday steeply reducing benchmark lending rate by up to 1.48 per cent after spurt in deposits following demonetisation. Please like & share: Read More »

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