Friday , 16 November 2018

National News

Rahul’s road show in Dholpur, attacks PM’s economic policies

PTI   DHOLPUR (RAJ) Congress President Rahul Gandhi Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his economic and agricultural policies, saying not a single rupee of farmers’ loan has been waived by the government and the Make-In-India campaign has “failed” with phones and T-shirts being outsourced from China. Gandhi said his party “wants phones to be made in India and ... Read More »

HC dismisses plea challenging Tharoor’s anticipatory bail

IANS   NEW DELHI The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking to cancel an anticipatory bail granted to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. Justice R K Gauba rejected the plea. Tharoor has said the plea was not maintainable because law has granted the right to the accused to move it apprehending arrest and that the sessions court has ... Read More »

Payments bank gets foothold in Goa

PTI MUMBAI The Maharashtra and Goa Circle of India Post has got 77,339 customers for its payments bank since the facility was launched nationwide on September 1, a senior postal department official said on Tuesday. The India Post Payments Bank was launched across 650 districts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 1. Chief Postmaster General Harish Agrawal said on ... Read More »

Goa to have Aadhaar seva kendra

PTI   NEW DELHI The UIDAI plans to set up Aadhaar seva kendras, similar to the concept of passport seva kendras, in a Rs 300-400-crore project that involves opening of facilitation centres for enrolment and update services in 53 cities, including Goa,  official sources said. The proposed Aadhaar centres will be UIDAI’s own – under the authority’s supervision – and ... Read More »

Make social service mandatory for students: Naidu

IANS   BENGALURU Urging teachers to teach students morals, values and ethics, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday advised educational institutions to make social service mandatory for their wards. “Make social service or service to armed forces or voluntary organisations like National Service Scheme (NSS) and Scouts & Guides mandatory for conferring degrees,” said Naidu at a function here. ... Read More »

Gujarat assures security to Hindi-speaking migrants

AHMEDABAD/PATNA: Additional forces were deployed in industrial areas in Gujarat for the security of Hindi-speaking migrants after attacks on them sparked their exodus that prompted the state government on Monday to make an appeal for their return amid a political slugfest. Please like & share: Read More »

‘India must limit global warming increase to 1.5 degrees’

NEW DELHI: Even with an increase of little over one degree Celsius in global warming, India is being battered by the worst climate extremes. It is clear that the situation is going to worsen with an 1.5 degrees increase, and hence India must quickly get its act together — now, environmentalists cautioned on Monday. Please like & share: Read More »