Rain, snow likely in Himachal(18 minutes ago) Shimla, Feb 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is likely to receive moderate to heavy rain and snowfall in the next two days, a weather official said on Wednesday.
Renowned Hindi author Namwar Singh dead(08:30) New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Renowned Hindi author and critic Namwar Singh, a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, has died here, his family members said on Wednesday. He was 92.
Rahul appoints secretaries to assist Priyanka, Scindia in UP(02:34) New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) As part of efforts to ramp up the party organisation in Uttar Pradesh ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appointed six AICC secretaries to assist party general secretaries Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Jyotiraditya Scindia.
Meghalaya Congress women chief demands recall of Governor Roy(01:06) Shillong, Feb 20 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy on Tuesday supported a call for boycott of "everything Kashmiri" following the terror attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF troopers on Thursday.
Union Cabinet takes 23 decisions, CCEA five ahead of polls' announcement(00:18) New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With Election Commission expected to announce the schedule of Lok Sabha elections in the first week of March, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday took 23 decisions and the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved five proposals which will benefit various sections including Central government employees and farmers.
Cabinet sanctions Rs 2,055 cr for Swadesh Darshan Scheme(00:08) New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the continuation of the Swadesh Darshan Scheme during the extent of 14th Finance Commission - ending in 2020 -and beyond, sanctioning Rs 2,055 crore for 60 projects under the scheme to be completed by December 2019.
US envoy tells Pakistan to end support to terror groups(23:42) Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Condemning the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district that had left 40 CRPF troopers dead, US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster on Tuesday urged Pakistan to end support to terror groups operating on its soil.
Cabinet okays new rural livelihood scheme(23:36) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. on Tuesday approved the implementation of the National Rural Economic Transformation Project (NRETP).
BJP government opts against ordinance on Citizenship bill(23:34) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Facing stiff opposition from its own allies in the northeast, the Modi government has opted against an ordinance on the Citizenship Amendment Bill even as it approved four other ordinances at a meeting of the Union Cabinet on Tuesday.
Cabinet approves new solar energy scheme for farmers(23:30) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday approved the launch of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan with the objective of providing financial and water security to farmers.
Cabinet clears fresh changes in companies law(23:18) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) To incentivize compliance with law and to extend greater Ease of Doing Business (EoDB), the Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the promulgation of the Companies (Second Amendment) Ordinance 2019.
Cabinet nod to new company for commercial use of ISRO programmes(23:14) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday gave its approval for setting up a new company under the Department of Space, to commercially exploit the research and development work carried out by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).