Tuesday , 22 January 2019

National News

Navy inducts first deep-sea submarine rescue system

IANS   MUMBAI Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Wednesday inducted the Indian Navy’s first flyaway deep-sea submarine rescue system at the naval dockyard in Mumbai. The acquisition is a significant jump in the Indian Navy’s capability in deep submarine rescue. The Indian Navy currently operates submarines of Sindhughosh, Shishumar and Kalvari classes as well as nuclear-powered submarines. The operating ... Read More »

Governement cancels passports of 33 NRIs for abandoning wives

PTI   NEW DELHI The government has cancelled passports of 33 non-resident Indians or NRIs for abandoning their wives, the Women and Child Development Ministry said Wednesday. The Integrated Nodal Agency (INA) made to look into the matter has been issuing Look-Out Circulars to absconding husbands in cases of NRI marriages and till now, 8 LoCs have been issued and ... Read More »

Rohingya Muslims obtaining Aadhaar, PAN, passports: govt

PTI   NEW DELHI Some Rohingya Muslims, living in the country illegally, have fraudulently obtained Indian identity documents like Aadhaar card, PAN card and even passports, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said since illegal immigrants enter into the country without valid travel documents in clandestine and surreptitious manners, there is no ... Read More »

Congress writes to Governor, stakes claim to form govt in MP

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath wrote to Governor Anandiben Patel late on Tuesday night, staking claim to form the government in the state, a party spokesperson said. The party claimed it has the support of the independent candidates also. Please like & share: Read More »

PM congratulates Cong, TRS, MNF

NEW DELHI: Stating that the Bharatiya Janata Party accepts people’s mandate with humility, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Congress, Telangana Rashtra Samiti and Mizo National Front for their victory in the assembly polls. Please like & share: Read More »

Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla humbled in both constituencies

NEW DELHI: The ultimate power in democracy remains with the electorate and this was reflected well in the mandate in Mizoram polls when five-time Chief Minister and Congress stalwart Lal Thanhawla lost both the assembly seats he contested. Please like & share: Read More »

Urjit Patel resigns as RBI Governor amid feud with govt

PTI   MUMBAI Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel unexpectedly resigned Monday, four days ahead of a crucial meeting of the board of the central bank that could have discussed issues of simmering differences with the government. Patel, who is the first governor since 1990 to step down before his term ends, in a brief statement cited “personal ... Read More »