Sunday , 16 December 2018

National News

Odisha to build houses for 13,000 cyclone-hit families

Bhubaneswar Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced that the state will build houses for all the 13,000 families, whose homes were destroyed during cyclone Titli, officials said. The house will be provided under the Biju Pucca Ghar scheme and the decision was taken at a high level meeting here chaired by Patnaik, the officials said. The Chief Minister ... Read More »

Delhi’s air quality remains ‘very poor’: Authorities

PTI   New Delhi Delhi’s air quality remained ‘very poor’ on Monday due to slow wind speed and high humidity, authorities said. According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), the overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 326, which comes under ‘very poor’ category. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data said 20 areas ... Read More »

At KMP expressway inauguration, Modi hits out at Cong over delay

PTI   Gurgaon (Har) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a scathing attack on the previous Congress government over the delayed Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway project, saying it is a “case study” of how public money is wasted. Without naming the Congress-led UPA dispensation, Modi blamed it for the slow pace of development of infrastructure projects across the country. He inaugurated ... Read More »

3 killed, 20 injured in grenade attack in Punjab

AMRITSAR: Three persons were killed and 20 injured in a grenade attack on a religious congregation here on city outskirts on Sunday, an incident which the police are treating as a “terrorist act.”  Please like & share: Read More »

TN cyclone toll rises to 45; protests surface over relief

SALEM (TN): The toll in cyclone Gaja has touched 45, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Sunday, and appealed to all political parties to join in the relief efforts while protests erupted in some districts over alleged failure to provide assistance to the affected people. Please like & share: Read More »

Ayodhya issue: NCM chief to mediate for out-of-court settlement

NEW DELHI: National Commission for Minorities chairperson Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi, on Sunday, made a strong pitch for mediation in the Ayodhya issue, saying he will speak with all stakeholders for an out-of-court settlement of the matter. Please like & share: Read More »

Sabarimala peaceful

SANNIDHANM (Kerala) : A calm atmosphere at the Lord Ayyappa shrine in Sabarimala marked the second day of the two month-long annual pilgrimage season, even as the rest of Kerala witnessed protests against the arrest of BJP general secretary K Surendran while on his way to the temple. Please like & share: Read More »

Modi mocks Congress’ pledge to protect cows in MP

CHHINDWARA (MP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the congress for their pledge to protect cows in Madhya Pradesh, reminding the party that its workers in Kerala last year slaughtered a calf in the open. Please like & share: Read More »

NRC: 35.5 lakh out of 40 lakh yet  to apply for inclusion

GUWAHATI: Over 35.5 lakh people, out of the total 40 lakh, who were excluded in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), have not yet come forward to include their names in the final list of the Supreme Court-monitored exercise, sources said Sunday. Please like & share: Read More »