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Maha. assembly completes historical 4 years without deputy speaker

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Maha. assembly completes historical 4 years without deputy speaker

Mumbai, Nov. 16 (PTI): The 13th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly will go down in state history as the one without a deputy speaker for the longest gap of four years. The BJP government led by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assumed office on October 31, 2014 and won the trust votes on November 12. Prior to the […]

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Odisha Assembly crippled on first day of winter session

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Odisha Assembly crippled on first day of winter session

Bhubaneswar, Nov. 16 (PTI): Odisha Assembly was crippled on the opening day of its winter session on Friday amid ruckus by opposition Congress demanding immediate discussion on issues pertaining to farmers, leading to its adjournment for the day. Soon after the House made obiturary reference for former MLAs and others who died in the recent […]

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To woo farmers, Mamata govt to disburse INR 7,000 cr. loans at reduced rate

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Business  /  Comments Off on To woo farmers, Mamata govt to disburse INR 7,000 cr. loans at reduced rate

Kolkata, Nov. 16 (PTI): To woo the farmers in West Bengal ahead of next year’s Lok Sabha elections, the Mamata Banerjee government has decided to disburse farm loans worth around Rs 7,000 crore at a low interest rate of 2 per cent, state minister Arup Roy said on Friday. The interest rate has been reduced […]

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Rupee ends at fresh 2-month high of 71.93 despite oil rebound

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Rupee ends at fresh 2-month high of 71.93 despite oil rebound

Mumbai, Nov. 16 (PTI): The rupee Friday strengthened further by 4 paise to close at a fresh two-month high 71.93 against the US currency, continuing its gaining streak for the fourth day, despite a rebound in oil prices and a stronger dollar. Crude oil prices falling below the USD 70 per barrel mark and forex […]

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Rookie Manisha outclasses two-time bronze medallist Christina Cruz

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Rookie Manisha outclasses two-time bronze medallist Christina Cruz

New Delhi, Nov. 16 (PTI): Rookie boxer Manisha Moun punched above her weight to outclass Christina Cruz of the United States in a unanimous verdict to advance to the 54kg pre-quarterfinals of the AIBA Women’s World Championships here on Friday. The 20-year-old Haryana boxer, who was making her debut in the World Championships, was in […]

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Citizenship Bill: Protestors stopped from proceeding to Assam secretariat

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Citizenship Bill: Protestors stopped from proceeding to Assam secretariat

Guwahati, Nov. 16 (PTI): Thousands of people attempted to march towards the Assam Secretariat on Friday against the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, but were halted by the security forces. People from 70 organisations were part of the march held as part of their ‘Janata Bhawan Gherao’ programme. On not being stopped security personnel, the […]

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5 NDFB cadres, 2 NSCN (R) workers held ahead of ULFA (I) Nov. 27 protest day in Arunachal

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on 5 NDFB cadres, 2 NSCN (R) workers held ahead of ULFA (I) Nov. 27 protest day in Arunachal

Itanagar, Nov. 16 (PTI): Ahead of the ULFA (I) protest day on November 27, security forces in Arunachal Pradesh have apprehended five cadres of outlawed NDFB and two over ground workers of NSCN (R) in separate operations in the state.

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M’laya HC directs NEIGRIMS to provide all medical facilities to injured RTI activist, aide

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on M’laya HC directs NEIGRIMS to provide all medical facilities to injured RTI activist, aide

Shillong, Nov. 16 (PTI): The Meghalaya High Court Thursday directed NEIGRIMS to provide all medical facilities to injured RTI activist Agnes Kharshiing and her aide Amita Sangma who are undergoing treatment at the hospital after suffering multiple head injuries due to attacks and assaults allegedly by the ‘coal mafia’. The high court also directed that […]

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Govt. sets up tribunal to decide on ban on 2 Tripura militant groups

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Govt. sets up tribunal to decide on ban on 2 Tripura militant groups

New Delhi, Nov. 16 (PTI): The Centre has set up a tribunal, headed by Delhi High Court Judge Justice Suresh Kait, for adjudicating whether or not two Tripura-based militant outfits should be declared banned organisations under the law.

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Sri Lankan Parl. disrupted again, adjourned until Monday amid political crisis

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Sri Lankan Parl. disrupted again, adjourned until Monday amid political crisis

Colombo, Nov. 16 (PTI): Rival Sri Lankan lawmakers threw chilli powder and furniture at each other and disrupted the proceedings of Parliament for a second day Friday, forcing Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to summon police inside the House and adjourn the session until Monday. The brawl occurred a day after the Speaker announced there is no […]

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