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The problem of cash crunch being faced by some states will be resolved by Friday as currency is being transported to areas which are facing the shortage, SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar said today. Kumar said there are certain areas where there is a problem with running of ATMs and availability of cash of particular denomination. “It is not a uniform cash crunch problem. It is there in geographies like Telangana and Bihar. We are hoping that the problem wil ... Read more »

Category: India | Views: 35 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 19-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

An eight-year-old girl attending a wedding with her parents was raped and strangled in Uttar Pradesh last evening, in a horrific repeat of the Kathua gang-rape and killing that has left India struggling with rage and grief. A child was also raped and murdered in Gujarat's Surat.

An 18-year-old from the village in Etah where t ... Read more »
Category: India | Views: 24 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 17-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, who is well-known for making controversial statements, sparked a huge controversy after he inaugurated a nightclub in Lucknow on Sunday evening.

Let's Meet, a nightclub in Lucknow's Aliganj was inaugurated by Sakshi Maharaj as he wore a saffron robe inside the dim-lit pub.

Category: India | Views: 22 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 16-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

At least 30 people, including 27 school children, were killed after a private bus skidded off the road and rolled down deep into a gorge in Nurpur area of Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh on Monday.

Confirming the death toll, Nurpur BJP MLA Rakesh Pathania said three staff members, including two teachers and a driver of the bus, were also among those who were killed in the tragic incident. The victims belonged ... Read more »

Category: India | Views: 22 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 09-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

At least nine persons were killed and over 100 injured in violence Monday as Dalit protesters blocked trains, clashed with police and set fire to vehicles across several states during a nationwide bandh against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, officials said.
 
Centre on the other moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its recent judgement on the SC/ST Ac ... Read more »
Category: India | Views: 6 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 03-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

Only IIT Delhi and University of Delhi figure in the world’s top 200 universities compared to 49 from the USA, 30 from United Kingdom, 11 from Germany and 8 from China and Australia, according to a study by an industry body. A joint study by ASSOCHAM and Yes Institute said it becomes imperative for the country to learn from global best practices.

“The top talent goes to developed countries for studying, research and contributing intellectual capital as well as economi ... Read more »

Category: India | Views: 16 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 02-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

As many as 13 local militants, 4 civilians and 3 Army personnel were killed on Sunday in different encounters in south Kashmir areas of Shopian and Anantnag. The mayhem triggered protests in many parts of the Valley resulting injuries to hundreds of people in clashes between protestors and government forces.
 
In one of the worst rounds of armed clashes between the security forces and milit ... Read more »
Category: India | Views: 30 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 02-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

Allocation for a Centrally-sponsored tribal welfare scheme launched in 2014 has come down to a mere Rs 1 crore in 2016-17 from Rs 200 crore in 2015-16 and Rs 100 crore in 2014-15, according to an RTI reply that also indicates that the lion’s share of the allocations went to BJP-ruled tribal states while Congress-ruled states were ignored.
 
Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana (VKY) was launched in 2014 by th ... Read more »
Category: India | Views: 12 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 29-Mar-2018 | Comments (0)

Along with a 76 per cent stake in Air India — with a fleet of 115 aircraft and over 2,500 prime international slots in markets including the US, UK, Europe, Southeast Asia and West Asia — the government, as per a preliminary information memorandum (PIM) issued on Wednesday, will also package Rs 33,392 crore of debt and liabilities of Air India and Air India Express.

Laying the ground rules for potential bid ... Read more »

Category: India | Views: 18 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 29-Mar-2018 | Comments (0)

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday revoked its interim order on mandatory playing of ... Read more »
Category: India | Views: 49 | Added by: kuknalim | Date: 09-Jan-2018 | Comments (0)

NEW DELHI. Former Supreme Court Judge KT Thomas said that after the Army, it is the
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) that keeps Indians safe, said a tweet by BJP leader Sambit Patra.
 
In his tweet, Patra was quoting from an address by Thomas at an RSS instructors' training camp in Kottayam district of Kerala ... Read more »
Category: India | Views: 44 | Added by: kuknalim | Date: 04-Jan-2018 | Comments (0)

NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 1 (PTI): India is home to the largest number of malnourished children in the world, a report said on Wednesday, advocating that the country needs to frame policies with a focus on reducing health and social inequities.

“Over the decade (2005-15), there has been an overall reduction in the infant mortality rate and under-five mortality rate in India, yet the country is housing ... Read more »

Category: India | Views: 83 | Added by: nagaforum | Date: 02-Nov-2017 | Comments (0)

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