AAP will improve organisational structure: Sanjay Singh (00:46)
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said organisational improvement was needed and the party would work towards it.
Cyprus asks India to raise its territorial dispute with Turkey (00:10)
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to India, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday asked India to tell Turkey that the status quo on the territorial dispute on his island is unacceptable.
India intends to make IPR policy more efficient: Sitharaman (00:03)
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India intends to make its Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy more efficient and speedier, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday.
CPI-M not averse to roping in Congress against BJP, Trinamool in Bengal (00:00)
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The CPI-M on Thursday said it was not averse to joining hands with the Congress and other secular forces to forge a broad-based unity in combating the attack on democracy and secularism in West Bengal.
Funds for my property not linked to husband's finances: Priyanka (23:58)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that agricultural land bought by her in Haryana's Faridabad district or other property acquired by her had no links to finances of her husband, his Skylight Hospitality or reality major DLF.
One percent of Indians own 53 percent of country's wealth: UN report (23:56)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Indicating that inequality in India is increasing, a UN report released here on Thursday said that the richest one percent own 53 percent of the country's wealth.
CBI names Rose Valley chief, Trinamool MPs in supplementary charge sheet (Lead) (23:46)
Kolkata/Bhubaneswar, April 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday filed a supplementary chargesheet against three of the accused in the Rose Valley chit fund scam including the company chief and two Trinamool Congress MPs who were arrested earlier.
Countries must intensify vaccination delivery services: Experts (23:24)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Noting immunisation averts 2-3 million deaths every year worldwide, experts on Thursday urged all countries to accelerate action to increase awareness for immunisation and further intensify vaccination delivery services.
Pankaj Oswal seeks transfer of shares of father's companies (23:20)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Industrialist Abhey Oswal's eldest son Pankaj Oswal has sent legal notices to his father's companies Oswal Agro Mills Limited (OAML) and Oswal Green Tech Limited (OGL) seeking transfer of his shares, a statement said on Thursday.
Kanhaiya, 29 other JNU students told to join sedition case probe (23:18)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Notice has been issued to 30 Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, to join the probe into alleged raising of anti-national slogans on the campus in February last year, Delhi Police said.
Odisha launches Banayana project for forest management (23:14)
Bhubaneswar, April 27 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched Banayana, an Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project (OFSDP), for sustainable management of forest and bio-diversity.
NGT reserves judgment on plea to lift ban on old diesel vehicles (23:06)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal on Thursday reserved judgement on a plea seeking lifting of its ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles as the Central government told it that no only diesel but CNG and petrol also causes environmental degradation.
Rahul chairs party panel meeting on northeastern states (23:04)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday chaired a meeting of the party's coordination committee for northeastern states and discussed ways to strenghten the party in the wake of electoral losses.
Sadhvi Pragya blames Congress for her nine years in jail (22:48)
Bhopal, April 27 (IANS) Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, after being released from jail on Thursday said she had to spend nine years behind bars due to the conspiracy of the Congress party.
MCD polls witness drop in candidates losing deposit (22:44)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) There was about two per cent drop in the number of candidates who lost their security deposit in the 2017 civic bodies polls compared to the last with 73.5 per cent candidates not able to get 15 per cent of the votes polled on their wards this year.
Rajnath wants speedy work on J&K developmental package (22:42)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed the status of 2015 developmental package announced for Jammu and Kashmir and directed its expeditious implementation within a definite time frame.
Rare snake rescued in Delhi (22:38)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A banded 'Khukri' snake, now a rare and uncommon species in the Delhi area, was rescued here on Thursday.
KCR vows to fight anti-Telangana forces till last drop of blood (22:32)
Warangal (Telangana), April 27 (IANS) On its 16th formation day, the TRS held a massive show of in this Telangana town on Thursday with the party president and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao vowing to fight anti-Telangana forces and serve people till the last drop of his blood.
New notes' stock was ready before demonetisation: RBI (22:32)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that it had a reasonable stock of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 currency notes in place before the announcement of demonetisation was made on November 8, 2016.
Bengal doctors observe National Black Day against state act (22:30)
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Sporting black badges, hundreds of doctors here on Thursday observed National Black Day in protest against the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Act.
Special session of Goa assembly called to ratify GST bill (22:16)
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Thursday convened a special one-day assembly session on May 9 to ratify the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017, a government spokesperson said.
Situation in Kashmir a matter of concern: Amit Shah (22:04)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday said that situation in Jammu and Kashmir was a "matter of concern" but the Narendra Modi government will find ways to normalise it.
Three soldiers, two 'fidayeen' die in Kashmir attack (Night Lead) (22:00)
Srinagar, April 27 (IANS) Guerrillas believed to be foreigners sneaked into an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday and killed three soldiers in an audacious pre-dawn attack that left two militants dead, officials said.
Goa to host 'feni' festival,m says Tourism Minister (21:54)
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) A 'feni' festival will be held soon in the coastal state of Goa to highlight its medicinal value, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Thursday.
Considering regulatory framework to protect online data, Government tells SC (21:50)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Central government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it was considering putting in place a regulatory regime to protect data and uphold the individual's freedom of choice.