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Johnson wants to advise Starc ahead of second Test

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Johnson wants to advise Starc ahead of second Test

Perth, Dec. 12 (IANS): Keeping in mind the fast nature of the pitch here, former Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson has advice for current spearhead Mitchell Starc ahead of the second cricket Test against India. “Everyone operates in a different way and I’ve already sent him a couple of text messages to see if he wants […]

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Constantine names 34 probables for Asian Cup camp

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Constantine names 34 probables for Asian Cup camp

New Delhi, Dec. 12 (IANS): Indian football team head coach Stephen Constantine on Wednesday announced a list of 34 probables for the preparatory camp for the AFC Asian Cup in January next year. All the players will be reporting to the camp here from December 16 onwards, with a squad of 28 members flying to […]

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Congress will return to power at Centre — Ex-Meghalaya CM

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Congress will return to power at Centre — Ex-Meghalaya CM

Shillong, Dec. 12 (IANS): After his party’s victory in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday exuded confidence that the Congress will return to power at the Centre as well. “People will throw out this BJP government and that has been indicated in this mandate of the people. It […]

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LS adjourned for the day amid opposition protests

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on LS adjourned for the day amid opposition protests

New Delhi, Dec. 12 (IANS): The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Wednesday without transacting much business amid unrelenting protests both by the opposition and NDA’s ally Shiv Sena. While the opposition rallied over the Rafale fighter jet deal, BJP ally Shiv Sena demanded early construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya. […]

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INR 262 crore cyber-tax fraud unearthed in Delhi

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on INR 262 crore cyber-tax fraud unearthed in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS): The Delhi government’s Trade and Taxes Department has unearthed a cyber-tax fraud totalling Rs 262 crore, happening since 2013 with over 8,700 traders involved, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday. Speaking to the media, Sisodia said 8,758 traders were part of the fraud where they cracked the IDs […]

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Navy inducts first deep-sea submarine rescue system

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Navy inducts first deep-sea submarine rescue system

Mumbai, Dec. 12 (IANS): 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 […]

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Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor

New Delhi, Dec. 11 (IANS): The government on Tuesday appointed Shaktikanta Das, who as Economic Affairs Secretary steered the monetary situation post-demonetisation, as the new RBI Governor, a day after Urjit Patel resigned amidst a tiff with the government on the RBI’s autonomy. “The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shaktikanta […]

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1984 riots: HC seeks police response to convict’s plea

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on 1984 riots: HC seeks police response to convict’s plea

New Delhi, Dec.11 (IANS): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Delhi Police to file its response to a petition by a convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, challenging the capital punishment awarded to him.

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New MNF government in Mizoram may assume office on Saturday

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on New MNF government in Mizoram may assume office on Saturday

Aizawl, Dec. 11 (IANS): The new Mizo National Front (MNF) government is likely to assume office on Saturday, party president and Chief Minister-designate Zoramthanga said here on Tuesday night.

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Financial inclusion cannot happen without economic activity – Niti Aayog

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Financial inclusion cannot happen without economic activity – Niti Aayog

New Delhi, Dec. 11 (IANS): Questioning the success of the Modi government’s ambitious financial inclusion campaign, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Tuesday said it is more about creating jobs and businesses rather than opening bank accounts. “When talking about financial inclusion, we should try to focus on how many businesses we have created […]

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