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Ranji Trophy: Vidarbha rout Uttarakhand to reach semis

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Ranji Trophy: Vidarbha rout Uttarakhand to reach semis

Nagpur, Jan. 19 (PTI): Reigningchampions Vidarbha routed minnows Uttarakhand by an innings and 115 runs in their Ranji Trophy quarter-final here Saturday and made to the semifinals. India pacer Umesh Yadav (5-23) and slow left arm orthodox bowler Aditya Sarvate (5-55) grabbed five wickets each to dismantle them for 159 in the second innings and […]

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Ajay, Kajol urge people to recycle, reuse plastic

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Ajay, Kajol urge people to recycle, reuse plastic

Bollywood power couple Ajay Devgn and Kajol on Saturday urged people to recycle and reuse plastic. The duo inaugurated the on-ground leg of ‘Start A Little Good’ campaign and launched ‘Plastic Banega Fantastic’ drive at Mahim creek here. “My heart breaks to see how plastic is littered on beaches, streets, etc. I believe in doing […]

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Songs that are recreated today do not have great melody — Shaan

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Songs that are recreated today do not have great melody — Shaan

Singer Shaan is not happy with the trend of recreating old songs as he believes the new versions do not have great melody. Shaan is also not happy with the dearth of original songs. “I can’t think if any party song or dance track today is original. I am not thrilled about that. Even the […]

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Govt. again rejects allegations of wrongdoings in Rafale deal, says wait for CAG report

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Govt. again rejects allegations of wrongdoings in Rafale deal, says wait for CAG report

New Delhi, Jan. 18 (PTI):  As the firestorm over Rafale deal raged further, the Defence Ministry Friday said it has given the CAG access to all the files relating to the contract and it would be best to await the report of the national auditor on the issue. The ministry also dubbed as “factually inaccurate” […]

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Srinivasa Reddy elected Telangana Assembly Speaker

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Srinivasa Reddy elected Telangana Assembly Speaker

Hyderabad, Jan. 18 (PTI): Senior TRS MLA and former minister Pocharam Srinivasa Reddy was Friday unanimously elected Speaker of the Telangana Legislative Assembly. Reddys unanimous election was announced by pro tem Speaker Mumtaz Ahmad Khan in the House Friday and he was conducted to the Chair by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, state Congress president […]

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Centre should introduce loan waiver scheme for farmers across the country — Gehlot

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Centre should introduce loan waiver scheme for farmers across the country — Gehlot

Jaipur, Jan. 18 (PTI):  Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has demanded the Centre introduce a scheme to waive off loans of farmers across the country on the lines of the relief being provided to the ryots in Congress-ruled states. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Gehlot said the Congress party president has been continuously […]

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India’s economy in ‘perilous’ state; would have resigned if I were FM — Chidambaram

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on India’s economy in ‘perilous’ state; would have resigned if I were FM — Chidambaram

New Delhi, Jan. 18 (PTI): Former Union minister P Chidambaram on Friday said the country’s economy was in a ‘perilous state’ and had he been the finance minister of this government, he would have resigned. He said the countdown for elections had begun and one did not expect anything better from this government as there […]

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Bring 80% of state population under food security act, Mizo CM tells Centre

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on Bring 80% of state population under food security act, Mizo CM tells Centre

New Delhi, Jan. 18 (PTI):  Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Friday demanded that the Centre increase the coverage of beneficiaries under National Food Security Act (NFSA) from 64.73 % to 80 % of the state population. Zoramthanga, who raised the issue in a meeting with Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, also demanded higher allocation […]

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Citizenship bill: Centre likely to call NE CMs meeting to resolve concerns

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on Citizenship bill: Centre likely to call NE CMs meeting to resolve concerns

New Delhi, Jan. 18 (PTI): Amid strong protests over the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the Centre is expected to soon call a meeting of the chief ministers of all northeastern states to address concerns, sources said. A decision in this regard was taken after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh discussed the matter in detail with […]

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EC likely to announce Lok Sabha dates in early March

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on EC likely to announce Lok Sabha dates in early March

New Delhi, Jan. 18 (PTI): The dates for the Lok Sabha elections are likely to be announced in the first week of March, sources indicated on Friday. The term of the present Lok Sabha ends on June 3. The Election Commission is in the process of deciding the number of phases and the months in […]

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