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NDA government didn’t give Sangma due recognition — NCP leader

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on NDA government didn’t give Sangma due recognition — NCP leader

Shillong, Jan. 16 (IANS): Former Lok Sabha Speaker (late) Purno Agitok Sangma did not get the recognition he deserved when he was part of the BJP-led NDA government, NCP leader Praful Patel said on Tuesday. “The NDA (National Democratic Alliance) should have given Sangma a position in the alliance given the personality that he was,” […]

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DoT to spend INR 10,743 cr to improve connectivity in NE

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on DoT to spend INR 10,743 cr to improve connectivity in NE

Guwahati, Jan. 16 (IANS): The government on Tuesday said it will invest INR 10,743 crore for improving the telecommunication network in the north eastern states and along the National Highways in the region. Union Minister of State for Telecommunications Jayant Sinha announced this while he was in Guwahati to review the implementation of BharatNet and […]

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This Budget Will be Modi Government’s Biggest Challenge in 4 Years

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on This Budget Will be Modi Government’s Biggest Challenge in 4 Years

By Amit Kapoor | IANS Unlike most countries, the budget is usually an eventful affair in India and is a heated topic of national conversation around the time of its release. The underlying national interest behind it is mostly because the budget holds something for everyone — ranging from a small farmer to a big industrialist. […]

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NCP to go solo in Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on NCP to go solo in Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura

Shillong, Jan. 16 (IANS): Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Tuesday said it will fight the coming assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura on its own. “We will contest a large number of assembly seats in Meghalaya, and a few in Nagaland and a token number of seats in Tripura,” Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) General Secretary […]

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Register FIRs in all staged shoot-out cases in Manipur, SC tells CBI

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Register FIRs in all staged shoot-out cases in Manipur, SC tells CBI

New Delhi, Jan. 16 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the CBI to register FIRs in all 30 cases of alleged fake shootouts by the security forces in Manipur. The bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit directed the agency to register FIRs by January 31 and complete investigation by […]

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Jio to cover 100% Bengal population by December 2018: Ambani

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Jio to cover 100% Bengal population by December 2018: Ambani

Kolkata, Jan. 16 (IANS): Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Tuesday the Jio network will cover 100 per cent of West Bengal’s population by December 2018 and also committed over Rs 5,000 crore of investments in the state for non-Jio businesses in the next three years. Addressing the Bengal Global Business Summit here, Ambani […]

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HPE launches Intel-powered customer experience centre for smart cities

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Business  /  Comments Off on HPE launches Intel-powered customer experience centre for smart cities

Gurugram, Jan 16 (IANS): Technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) India on Tuesday launched an Intel-powered Customer Experience Centre (CEC) here that will demonstrate Internet of Things (IoT)-based smart city solutions. With the facility, HPE will enable partners and customers to experience cutting-edge technologies first hand that can help in the seamless development of smart […]

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Halep, Sharapova, Kerber, Muguruza advance at Australian Open

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Halep, Sharapova, Kerber, Muguruza advance at Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan. 16 (IANS): World No.1 Simona Halep of Romania and former top-ranked women tennis players, Maria Sharapova of Russia, Angelique Kerber of Germany, Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain and Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic progressed to the second round of the Australian Open here on Tuesday. Two-time French Open runner-up Halep of Romania had […]

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King’s Cup quarters: A Barcelona derby and hope or despair for Zidane

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on King’s Cup quarters: A Barcelona derby and hope or despair for Zidane

Madrid, Jan. 16 (IANS): The first leg ties of the Spanish King’s Cup knockout football tournament will be played over the coming two days with some fascinating ties on offer. Perhaps the most interesting is the Barcelona derby between Espanyol and FC Barcelona on Wednesday night. Thursday sees crisis-hit Real Madrid pursue their best chance […]

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Man United ease past Stoke City in EPL

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Man United ease past Stoke City in EPL

Manchester, Jan. 16 (IANS): Amid talk of the club being on pole position to rope in Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, Manchester United displayed a clinical performance to trounce struggling Stoke City 3-0 in an English Premier League (EPL) clash at a rainy Old Trafford here. Two superbly taken first-half strikes, from Antonio Valencia and Anthony […]

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