Tuesday , 26 March 2019

National News

President confers gallantry awards on armed forces

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred gallantry awards — two Kirti Chakras and 15 Shaurya Chakras — to the armed forces personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to the duty. Two Kirti Chakras and two Shaurya Chakras were given posthumously. Please like & share: Read More »

Remedy Michel’s solitary confinement: court to Tihar jail

NEW DELHI: A court here on Tuesday directed Tihar jail’s director general to immediately take remedial measures regarding the solitary confinement of AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal’s alleged middleman Christian Michel. Please like & share: Read More »

UK court issues arrest warrant against Nirav Modi

NEW DELHI: A London court has issued an arrest warrant against jewellery designer Nirav Modi, the main accused in the $2 billion PNB scam case, in response to an Enforcement Directorate (ED) request for his extradition in a money laundering case, officials said Monday. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Around 82 unlicensed arms, 16,495 litres of illicit liquor seized’

NEW DELHI: Around 82 unlicensed arms and 2,113 cartridges along with 16,495 litres of illicit liquor have been seized in the national capital since March 10 when the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha polls came into force, Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said on Monday. Please like & share: Read More »

There will be no alliance with Congress: Mayawati

LUCKNOW: A day after the Congress announced that it will not contest on seven Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, BSP leader Mayawati on Monday reiterated that there will be no alliance with the grand old party anywhere in the country. Please like & share: Read More »

From surgical strike to Rafale: short but eventful term in MoD

NEW DELHI: From putting an emphasis on indigenisation in the defence sector to ensuring that a homegrown fighter jet joins the air force fleet, from the defence forces carrying out a surgical strike to signing of the Rafale deal, Manohar Parrikar had an eventful tenure as the defence minister in the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Please like & share: Read More »

People will make right choice in upcoming elections: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday exuded confidence that people will make the right choice in the forthcoming general elections by electing a stable government rather than ‘mahamilawat gathbandhan’, which is being envisaged as a road to disaster. Please like & share: Read More »