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World faced with challenging time but India stronger now, says PM

By   /  October 13, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on World faced with challenging time but India stronger now, says PM

Bhandara, Oct. 13 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said though the world was faced with a “challenging time” India is stronger to deal with the same. He also said the rural economy was not paid attention to earlier unlike his government has done and added that INR 25 lakh crore will be spent […]

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Open hate in society is disturbing, says Naseeruddin Shah

By   /  October 13, 2019  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Open hate in society is disturbing, says Naseeruddin Shah

Actor Naseeruddin Shah on Saturday said he stands by his remarks on mob violence incidents and is disturbed by “open hate” in the society. Last year, the 69-year-old veteran, referring to the recent spate of mob violence incidents, had said that at many places the death of a cow is being given more importance than […]

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World C’ships: Manju Rani enters final, Mary Kom settles for bronze

By   /  October 13, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on World C’ships: Manju Rani enters final, Mary Kom settles for bronze

Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct. 12 (PTI): Debutant Manju Rani (48kg) advanced to the final but six-time champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) settled for a bronze medal in the World Women’s Boxing Championships here on Saturday. Sixth-seeded Rani defeated Thailand’s Chuthamat Raksat 4-1 in her semifinal bout. Mary Kom, seeded third, lost 1-4 to second seed […]

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Pune Test: India take huge lead despite gritty fight from SA tail

By   /  October 13, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Pune Test: India take huge lead despite gritty fight from SA tail

Pune, Oct. 12 (PTI): Tail-enders Keshav Maharaj and Vernon Philander set an example of gutsy batsmanship as South Africa fought hard against a quality attack but could not stop India from taking a massive 326-run lead on the third day of the second Test here. While a total of 275 in 105.4 overs is far […]

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India, China decide to set up new mechanism to address trade and investment issues

By   /  October 13, 2019  /  Business  /  Comments Off on India, China decide to set up new mechanism to address trade and investment issues

Mamallapuram, Oct. 12 (PTI): India and China on Saturday decided to set up a ministerial-level mechanism to resolve issues relating to trade, investment and services as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to further broadbase bilateral ties during their two-day informal summit. In the talks, the Chinese president also agreed to […]

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Bank fraud: ED attaches assets of over INR 4,000 cr of Bhushan Steel

By   /  October 13, 2019  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Bank fraud: ED attaches assets of over INR 4,000 cr of Bhushan Steel

New Delhi, Oct. 12 (PTI): The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday said it has attached assets worth over INR 4,025 crore of Bhushan Power and Steel Limited (BPSL) in connection with its money laundering probe linked to an alleged bank loan fraud. The central probe agency said it has attached land, building, plant and machinery of […]

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First time in FY20, credit growth enters single-digit lane as slump spreads

By   /  October 13, 2019  /  Business  /  Comments Off on First time in FY20, credit growth enters single-digit lane as slump spreads

Mumbai, Oct. 12 (PTI):Reflecting the deepening economic crisis arising from both structural and cyclical issues and a massive fall in consumption demand, bank credit growth rate, for the first time this fiscal, slowed to single digit at 8.8 percent to INR 97.71 trillion during the fortnight to September 27, according the Reserve Bank of India […]

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Govt. reduced need to file RTI application through proactive disclosures — Shah

By   /  October 12, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Govt. reduced need to file RTI application through proactive disclosures — Shah

New Delhi, Oct. 12 (PTI): The objective of the Modi government is to proactively put out as much information as possible in public domain to reduce the need for RTI applications, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday. The success of a government does not lie in the high number of Right to Information […]

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Assam mob attack: Nine held for theft, search on for assaulters

By   /  October 12, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Assam mob attack: Nine held for theft, search on for assaulters

Hailakandi (Assam), Oct. 12 (PTI): The police on Saturday arrested nine people in connection with the alleged theft of a buffalo, which led to an incident of mob attack in Hailakandi district of South Assam on Friday.

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Kaziranga reopens for tourists after monsoon

By   /  October 12, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Kaziranga reopens for tourists after monsoon

Kaziranga, Oct. 12 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reopened the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Saturday after its routine annual closure during the monsoon season. The UNESCO World Heritage site is home to the greater one-horn rhinoceros.

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