Delhi Industries Minister Satyender Jain today said all 29 industrial areas of the capital would be brought under an umbrella body within a year and provided essential infrastructure for smooth manufacturing and production.
The Maharashtra government has signed an MoU with Blackstone and Panchsil SPV for three projects worth Rs 4,500 crore and generation of some 50,000 jobs.
With a view to imbue students with entrepreneurship, Gujarat government is likely to introduce a chapter on Reliance Group founder Dhirubhai Ambani in school textbooks, officials said today.
An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed today shortly after take-off, exploding in a fireball in a city residential area and killing at least 20 people.
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To spread awareness and improve efficiency of "Save the Girl Child" campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Haryana's BJP government has decided to display logo of "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" at all its government offices and
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In a shot in the arm for the Congress-led UDF government in Kerala ahead of Assembly polls next year, K S Sabarinadhan today won the Aruvikkara bypoll with a margin of 10,128 votes defeating his nearest rival M Vijayakumar of the LDF spearheaded by CPI-M.
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The Bombay High Court today allowed Nestle India to export Maggi noodles after Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said it had no objection to the company selling the product abroad though it stood by its decision to ban nine variants of the food snack in the country for being hazardous to public health.
In a relief to Telangana TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy, the prime accused in the cash-for-vote case, the Hyderabad High Court today granted bail to him and two others accused in the case.
A moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale, today shook Kashmir Valley but there was no report of any damage due to the tremor.
Projecting Maharashtra as the land of "immense opportunity", Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has made a strong pitch for investments in the state, assuring American investors of a business-friendly environment and "red carpet" instead of "red tape".
A special court today fixed July 14 for pronouncing the order on framing of charges against former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda and seven others in a coal block allocation scam case.
The ruling CPI(M) won both the Pratapgarh (SC) and Surma (SC) Assembly seats by a huge margin in Tripura where by-elections were held.
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BJP today retained Garoth Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district albeit with a reduced margin as compared to the 2013 elections.
AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was today headed for a clear victory as she secured an unassailable lead of over 62,000 votes over her CPI rival in the R K Nagar Assembly seat bypoll.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sought legal assistance from Singapore and Mauritius to take forward its probe in the alleged financial irregularities in the Indian Premier League tournament (IPL) and its former chairman Lalit Modi.
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The efforts of Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa to improve railway services in the state has paid dividend as the North East Frontier Railway (NEFR) has replaced the coaches of Naharlagun-Guwahati Inter City Express and Naharlagun-New Delhi AC Express with brand new ones besides improving other services.
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State Vigilance Organisation today filed a supplementary chargesheet against 14 bank employees for their alleged role in embezzlement of over Rs 22 crores from funds meant to compensate people whose lands were acquired in Pulwama.
The Parliamentary panel examining the contentious land acquisition bill is likely to seek a week's extension to complete its task as it may find it difficult to prepare its report before July 21, when the Monsoon session starts.
Union Minister of State Prakash Javadekar today said that he was hopeful of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) Bill to be passed in the upcoming Monsoon session of Parliament.
Intensifying its efforts to implement "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" campaign in the state, the Haryana government has decided to display logos of the programme at government buildings and public places in 12 districts to spread awareness among the masses about the initiative.
Two Service Selection Boards (SSBs) will be set up in Punjab with an aim of boosting army recruitment from north India and to meet the acute shortage of officers in the force.
A key witness in the blackbuck poaching case, allegedly involving Salman Khan, today failed to appear in court for recording his statement, saying he is "mentally unfit" for this.
With Greece witnessing a full- blown economic crisis, India's software and engineering exports may take a hit and the country may also face larger capital outflows due to a weaker euro, industry and government officials warned today.
The Nagaland Staff Nurse Association (NSNA) and Nursing Sisters without Degree and Diploma went on a three-day mass casual leave from today to press for their demands.
Dr Abraham Kuruvilla, professor of Neurology at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, here has been awarded the fellowship of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
The newly inaugurated prison in Colvale village of Goa will be soon operational after India Reserve Battalion (IRB) takes over the outward security of this jail, a top official said today.
Uttar Pradesh is fast emerging as a cost-effective manufacturing centre for medical and dental instruments, owing to availability of trained manpower such as labourers and technicians, industry body Assocham has said.
As e-commerce players battle it out for buyers' attention, Amazon India has caught up with Flipkart and overtaken Snapdeal in terms of monthly unique visitors in May.
Veteran Indian journalist Ramashish today died of cardiac arrest in Kathmanmdu.
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An Indian youth, who allegedly mowed down an Australian student and injured another in a 2008 hit-and-run case here, will fight attempts to extradite him using his medical condition from India where he is currently living, a media report said today.
Leading stock exchange NSE will introduce a new web-based 'negotiated trade platform' for reporting all the deals in the debt segment, from July 1.
Coconut prices are likely to fall next quarter, according to the Ago Market Intelligence and Business Promotion Centre (AMI & BPC) here.
The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment's autonomous organisation, Babu Jagjivan Ram National Foundation, has proposed to establish a Babu Jagjivan Ram Chair at Jamia Millia Islamia university.
Regional carrier Air Costa today crossed the one million passenger mark as it flew its millionth passenger from Bengaluru to Hyderabad.
The developing countries' bloc of Brazil, South Africa, India and China have underscored that the ambitious Paris Agreement on climate change to be adopted later this year should "fully reflect" differentiated responsibilities of developed and developing countries.
The authorities of the Scottish Church College today revoked their dress code advisory which had asked girl students not to wear above knee-length skirts.
The Jammu and Kashmir government will frame a new forest policy as part of its efforts to reverse damage to biodiversity and focus on environmental conservation.
The DMK today welcomed the launch of Metro Rail services in the city and claimed credit for bringing the transport system to this metropolis.
The Himachal Pradesh State Information Commission today directed Public Information Office to provide all details within ten days about the land purchased by Priyanka Vadra at Chharabra, 12 Km from Shimla.
Country's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank today said it sees no impact of the Greek debt crisis on the bank as it has no exposure to Europe.
World markets tumbled today as Greece shut its banks and imposed capital controls to halt a panic-driven run on ATMs, a day before Athens risked defaulting and possibly crashing out of the euro.
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Bihar government over reports that at least 72 children fell ill after having their midday meal in two government schools in the state.
The Union Home Ministry today expressed concern over two recent incidents of communal tension in Uttar Pradesh and asked the administration to ensure peace in the state.
Yatra to Badrinath was resumed today after a gap of five days with breached stretches along the highway to the Himalayan temple repaired while 80 pilgrims stranded in Ghanghariya on their way back from the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib were rescued by choppers.
The government will unveil a new national textiles policy next month that seeks to create 35 million new jobs by attracting foreign investments, a senior ministry official said today.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir for two days beginning July 1 during which he will offer prayers at the Amarnath cave shrine.
The 10 lakh-strong paramilitary forces of the country have been asked by the Centre to include Yoga in their daily physical drills.
Former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao has finally got a memorial in his name in the national capital, ten years after his demise.
Tainted former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi today accused his bete noire and current ICC chairman N Srinivasan of "shielding" the three players who are from Chennai Super Kings in the wake of his allegation that they were bribed by a business tycoon.
Expelled RJD leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav today hit back at Lalu Prasad for calling him "Mir Jafar and Jai Chand" and said his former mentor acted like "Duryodhan" and "Kansh" for the Yadav caste.
India's growth rate is expected to accelerate to 8 per cent in the current financial year and the economy will surpass USD 3 trillion mark in less than five years, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said today.
On the occasion of National Statistical Day, Haryana government today launched statistical software, e-vishleshak, to make their schemes more effective.
President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here today for a customary southern sojourn during which he will stay at Rashtrapati Nilayam, one of the Presidential Retreats.
Journalists today protested against the attacks on media personnel across the country and Assam in particular and demanded a separate law for their protection while carrying out their duties.
Departing from the past practice, the Home Ministry is now insisting that journalists accredited with the Press Information Bureau (PIB) will have to get their police verification done every year for renewal, a move that may make it difficult for the scribes to have easy access to central ministries and departments.
Ten years after his demise, former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao, who was disowned by Congress and denied a memorial in Delhi by its government, has finally got his due respect in the form of a 'samadhi' here.
JCB International, a Japanese cards issuer, has entered into a strategic partnership with National Payments Corporation of India under which its card-holders will be able to transact at all NPCI locations.
In a major breakthrough, Nepal's Drafting Committee has endorsed the first draft of the long- pending constitution, which if promulgated would recognise the country as "secular, inclusive and multi-ethnic" for the first time.
Bangladesh's leading conglomerate Summit Group and India's Infinity Infosys Parks will jointly invest USD 207.59 million to build the country's biggest technology park that will provide jobs to nearly 60,000 IT professionals.
Delhi High Court today asked Lt Governor-appointee Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief M K Meena to act in accordance with the law, while refusing to issue directions to restrain him from entering office as sought by the Delhi government.
Governor C Vidyasagar Rao has accepted the resignation of Information Commissioner of Aurangabad division D B Deshpande, who was booked by the state Anti-Corruption Bureau for his alleged involvement in the Maharashtra Sadan scam.
t least 3500 pilgrims stranded at Gobind Dham in Uttarakhand have been safely evacuated and brought back either at Gobind Ghat (Joshi Math) with the co-operation and joint efforts of District Administration of Math, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and state team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
The government today said that a final decision on the matter related to 33 channels of Kalanithi Maran-promoted Sun TV network will be taken "collectively" even as reports suggested that the two key concerned ministries had taken diverging views on the issue.
The Defence Ministry has raised a bill of Rs 500 crore for its assistance to Jammu and Kashmir government for carrying out relief and rescue operations during the floods that battered the valley last year.
President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here today for a 10-day southern sojourn during which he will also visit Sri Kapileswara Swamy temple in Tirupati.
The Opposition today turned the heat on the Siddaramaiah government on recurring farmers' suicides in Karnataka, accusing it of being "irresponsible" and "careless" in addressing the issues concerning peasants.
pposition LDF today staged a walkout in Kerala Assembly in protest against denial of permission for adjournment motion seeking discussion over state Vigilance department's decision not to prosecute Finance Minister K M Mani in the bar bribery scam.
Keeping up the heat on the Lalitgate issue, Congress today accused Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje of "forcible, illegal occupation" of the Dholpur Palace along with Lalit Modi through a private company.
Facing open criticism over the draft IIM bill that gives sweeping powers to the government in policy matters governing the prestigious B-schools, the HRD Ministry is considering doing away with some contentious clauses that may infringe on their autonomy.
NITI Aayog would give a policy push to build India's cyber defence system, its member V K Saraswat said today.
The Hyderabad High court today dismissed an application moved by Telangana's nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson seeking the judge to recuse himself from hearing a petition filed by J Muthaiah, an accused in the cash-for-vote case.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today staged a dharna in the office premises of the Deputy Commissioner of East Singhbhum district here after its activists were allegedly beaten up by BJP workers.
With Lord Jagannath's 'Nabakalebara' festival hitting hurdles due to controversies, Odisha government today entrusted additional charge with the IG, (Operations), Soumendra Kumar Priyadarshi, as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) for the fete.
Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has hinted at extending plot usage deadline of GIDC estates located in four zones of Gujarat.
The politically motivated targeting of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the Vyapam Scam is evident from the fact that the scam dates back to 2004, a year before Chouhan became the CM in November 2005.
Union Home Secretary L C Goyal today visited the Panjtarni halting station on traditional Pahalgam-Amarnath route to take stock of arrangements for the 59-day annual yatra, scheduled to begin on July 2.
Amid fresh Opposition demands for a CBI probe into the high-profile MPPEB scam in the wake of deaths of 25 accused and witnesses, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur today termed them as "natural" deaths and ruled out probe by the central agency into the scandal.
Steered by a young woman, the first train of the Chennai Metro Rail chugged off from Alandur Station here today after being flagged off by chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today ordered a magisterial inquiry into the daring jail break incident at Tihar Jail from where two undertrials managed to escape.
Criticising the recent Bombay High Court order which stated that denying permission to erect temporary pandals on roads and foothpaths is not a breach of fundamental right to religion, the Shiv Sena today said that the verdict appears to have come from a Pakistani court.
The economic crisis in Greece may trigger capital outflows from India and the government is consulting the RBI to deal with the situation, Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said today.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today left for a week-long official trip to USA where a series of meetings with trade, commerce and industry houses are lined up.
India and Thailand today signed a number of important agreements, including the double taxation avoidance treaty, and exchanged instruments of ratification on the extradition treaty inked in 2013, which provides for the legal framework for seeking extradition of fugitive offenders.
Representatives from 50 founding countries, including India, today signed an agreement that provided the legal framework for the China-led USD 100 billion multilateral Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Mizoram government officials reached Hampsapara relief camp in North Tripura district to conduct verification of bonafide residents of states among the Brus lodged in the camp from today, a state home department official said.
At least 11 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan, officials said today, as security forces face their first fighting season without NATO combat support.
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In order to reduce pollution in rivers and water bodies situated near industrial belts across the state, the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has decided to keep a close watch on activities of service stations involved in cleaning chemical tankers.
Maharashtra Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan reviewed the works going on for the Kumbh mela to be held here next month.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will today inaugurate the Integrated Security System (ISS) installed with a total cost Rs 21.72 crore at four railway stations in the metropolis comprising CST, Dadar, Kurla and LTT.
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Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu today ordered a probe into the freak accident at Churchgate Station here wherein a local train crashed into the dead end, injuring five passengers and disrupting suburban services on the Western Railway line.<
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Troubled wind turbine maker Suzlon group, which had recently sold its German arm Senvion to pare debt in January, has said it will focus on the domestic market in the short-to medium-term while it comes out of the debt burden.
A year after a multi-storeyed under-construction building collapse incident near here, people who had purchased houses in the project, have now sought intervention of the Centre and state government to address the issue.
In a bid to woo tourists from the neighbouring state, the Jammu tourism department conducted a road show in Amritsar in Punjab and exhibited major sites of the region with special focus on Patnitop circuit as an independent tourist destination.
More than 400 people, many of them seriously burned, remained in hospitals today after a fire spread into a crowd of spectators at a music party at a Taiwan water park, injuring a total of 519 people, authorities said.
Two Indians were among 26 people killed in a ISIS suicide attack at a Shia mosque here, according to Indian Embassy, which asked the Indian nationals to take precautions for their safety and security in Kuwait
An earthquake of moderate intensity struck the mountainous Bhaderwah Tehsil of Doda district triggering panic among people who rushed out of their homes to open grounds.
At a meet focused on spirituality in medicine, for which health and medical professionals from across the world had gathered recently in New Jersey in the USA, the global diaspora extended support to humanitarian programmes driven by ISKCON.
Arunachal Pradesh legislative Assembly Speaker Nabam Rebia today urged neighbouring Assam government to stop construction of a beat house at Ragaso border village under Taraso circle of Papum Pare district.
Kuwait today identified the suicide bomber behind an attack on a Shiite mosque as a Saudi national, after a series of arrests in connection with the blast that left 26 dead.
Life convicts in Tihar prison with proven good conduct will now be trained in growing organic fruits and vegetables in the complex, an initiative which will engage them in a meaningful manner.
The full-fledged budget session of Kerala Assembly, rescheduled in the wake of the June 27 Aruvikkara bypoll, will begin here tomorrow, with the opposition gearing up to corner the government over the decision of Vigilance not to prosecute Finance Minister K M Mani in the bar bribe scam.
A husband and wife couple were among three Maoists arrested today from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district with police saying all three were carrying rewards on their head.
The JSW Group today signed a 30-year concession agreement with the Konkan Railway to build a 34-km, Rs 771-crore rail link to connect its Jaigarh port on the Konkan coast.
YSR Congress today claimed that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is "constantly on the move fearing notices from the law enforcing agencies" over the cash-for-vote case.
Dhanushkodi, an holy destination for pilgrims and tourists at the south-eastern tip of Pamban Island in Tamil Nadu, will get a good road before the end of this year.
Nearly a year after its worst poll debacle in Maharashtra, Congress party's fortunes do not seem to improve, if the recent local bodies and Assembly by-elections results are any indication.
In a major relief to people living in unauthorized colonies, Delhi government has notified its scheme of 80 per cent reduction in one-time sewer and water development charges for new connections.
Gujarat Pipavav Port (APM Terminals Pipavav) today said it has resumed operations following improvement in weather conditions.
Describing Jammu and Kashmir as a sensitive "nerve centre" for BJP workers across the country, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said there is no compromise on Jana Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee's ideology of 'one flag, one Constitution'.
With the monsoons approaching, J&K minister Chander Prakash Ganga visited the Samba district to monitor flood protection measures in the area that was hit badly in the deluge last year.
Eighty-two two-wheelers and four cars parked in various residential societies were burnt by unidentified persons in Sun City area here in the wee hours today, police said.
In a bid to ensure speedy implementation of railway projects in Maharashtra, Union Ministry of Railways and Maharashtra government today signed several agreements including an Memorandum of Understanding for setting up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV).
Union Home Secretary L C Goyal today reviewed the security in Jammu and Kashmir with a special focus on the arrangements made for the 59-day annual Amarnath Yatra beginning July 2. Goyal, who arrived here on a two-day visit today, took the review during a meeting with top brass of all security agencies including police, army and the civil administration.
Hailing NITI Aayog's proposal to reduce the list of centrally sponsored schemes and enhance the share of flexi funds, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that doing away all such schemes was the need of the hour and in the larger interest of the country.
Aditya Aluminium Company, a unit of Aditya Birla Group, has launched in Odisha's Sambalpur district a CSR initiative under which it is promoting self-help groups (SHGs) and helping rural women start ventures like phenyl production, poultry farming and tailoring.
East Delhi residents can register their complaints regarding the law and order situation and encroachments on the Delhi Police App without visiting the police station.
Congress today demanded a CBI inquiry into the cash-for-vote case allegedly involving Telangana TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today cancelled his scheduled visit to his parliamentary constituency due to heavy rainfall.