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May 30, 2015 11:32 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

J&K CM: We will achieve our objectives on AFSPA

Days after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar ruled out revocation of AFSPA from Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said his government would "achieve its objective" with regard to the controversial Act in the state.

11:31 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Andhra CM seeks bankers ideas on wealth creation

Elaborating on his vision to make Andhra Pradesh the best state by 2029, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today asked bankers to take it as a pilot state for new income-generating activities.

11:11 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

UP Governor: Create awareness on relation between cancer and tobacco

People should be made aware of the close relationship between tobacco and cancer, UP Governor Ram Naik, on the eve of World No Tobacco Day, said today.

10:40 pm   #NitiPTI   

Venkaiah Naidu: In process of finalising schemes for smart cities

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said that the government is in the process of finalising schemes to develop 500 smart cities and towns by implementing comprehensive development plans.

10:36 pm   #NitiPTI   #Economy   

Arun Jaitley: New cities necessary for development of country

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today underlined the need to build new cities for turning India into a developed country.

10:14 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Tarun Gogoi asks pharma leaders to invest in Assam

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today met Indian Pharma Industry Association leaders and asked them to invest in Assam emphasising on the conducive industrial climate prevailing in the state.

10:13 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Land Bill: Rahul's claims 'baseless', should do 'homework', says BJP

BJP today hit back at Rahul Gandhi for his attack on the Narendra Modi government over the land Ordinance, saying he should do his homework and not make "wild" and "baseless" allegations as it was Congress that had played "havoc" with the poor with its "garibi hatao" slogan.

10:12 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Himachal allocated Rs 353 crore for railway projects

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu today assured that funds would be no constraint in pushing the Railway projects in Himachal Pradesh and for the first time Rs 353 crore had been allocated in the budget.

9:20 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Punjab approves transfer policy for 2015

Punjab government today approved the general posting and transfer policy for officers and officials in the state for 2015.

8:53 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Odisha ready to seek external assistance from ADB & JICA

Odisha government today decided to seek financial assistances from two international funding agencies like ADB and JICA for implementation of separate projects in the state.

8:45 pm   #NitiPTI   #Economy   

India has potential to take GDP to double digit: Arun Jaitley

Buoyed by the country's GDP growth of 7.3 per cent in FY 2014-15, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said India has the potential to improve the economic growth to double-digit.

8:45 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Mamata confirms Dhaka visit

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she would visit Bangladesh on June 5 and come back on June 6 after the signing of the Land Boundary Agreement.

8:31 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Rahul Gandhi's 'Land-bill' idiocy

Rahul Gandhi today made a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of being in an "amazing hurry" to "grab" land from poor farmers by deciding to repromulgate the Land ordinance for the third time.

8:09 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Arjun Munda meets Vasundhara Raje

Jharkhand BJP leader Arjun Munda today met Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

8:08 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

J&K: NMC appeals CM to regularise all daily wage workers

The National Mazdoor Conference (NMC) today appealed to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to formulate comprehensive policy for regularisation of all daily wage workers engaged in various state government departments after March 31, 1994

8:07 pm   #NitiPTI   #Economy   

Rajnath Singh: Complete economic freedom in 5-7 years

The results of economic policies adopted by Narendra Modi government will be reflected on the ground in three years and the country will get "complete economic freedom" in 5-7 years, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

7:52 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

BJP demands CBI probe into 'loot' of flood relief funds

With the state Information Commission finding irregularities in disbursal of funds meant for relief operations in Uttarakhand post the 2013 floods, Opposition BJP today demanded resignation by state government and sought a CBI probe into the alleged "loot" of aid money

7:52 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Rajasthan govt forms Finance Commission for PRIs

Rajasthan Government has constituted the state Finance Commission to review the financial position of Panchayti Raj Institutions (PRIs) and to make recommendations for their improvement.

7:30 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Uttarakhand CM orders probe into flood relief scam

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today ordered an inquiry into alleged inflated and forged bills submitted by state government officials during the relief works of 2013 floods.

7:30 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Mufti Sayeed: Attacks on telecom installations 'temporary phase'

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today sought to downplay the series of attacks on mobile telecom installations and people associated with it in the Valley, saying it is a "temporary" phase and those responsible for it will be "taken care of".

7:13 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Rajasthan to convert ITIs into 'Centres of Excellence'

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today announced that five selected Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) from the state will be developed as 'Centre of Excellence in Art and Craft trade'.

7:10 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Uttarakhand CM issues orders to stop mining along Ganga riverbed      

Under pressure from 'Save Ganga' activists, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today issued directives to Haridwar district administration asking it to stop all mining activities on the river bed.

6:46 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Arun Jaitley opens facility for domestic currency paper in MP

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today inaugurated a new production line here to manufacture currency paper, saying it symbolises the beginning of the 'Make In India' initiative and would ensure high-denomination notes are printed on locally-made paper.

6:29 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Bihar polls: Left gears up

With both Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad rooting for broad secular unity to defeat BJP in Bihar Assembly polls, senior CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat today said his party's immediate priority was to work for "unity" of Left parties.

6:15 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

J&K CM calls for promotion of 'Brand Kashmir'

Calling for the promotion of 'Brand Kashmir' Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today assured the business community that the base of industry and handicraft sector in the State would be strengthened.

6:14 pm   #NitiPTI   #World   

Japan jolted by magnitude 7.8 quake

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast today, geologists said, shaking buildings in Tokyo and setting off car alarms.

  Despite the huge power of the quake, there was no risk of a tsunami, The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported.

5:52 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Punjab CM finalises projects worth Rs 6,000 cr for basic amenities

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today finalised projects worth Rs 6,000 crore to ensure basic amenities across the state.

5:42 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

G R Aloria to be new Gujarat chief secretary

Gujarat government today announced appointment of senior IAS officer G R Aloria as the new chief secretary of the state.

5:42 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Nitish, Lalu not to share dias again

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD President Lalu Prasad once again would not share the dais at a programme today triggering speculation of a logjam in the coming together of JD(U) and RJD.

5:09 pm   #NitiPTI   #National   

Nation-wide bank strike on June 24

The All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) today called for a nation-wide strike on June 24 in support of various demands of the State Sector Bank Employees Association (SSBEA).

4:56 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Centre to sign MoU with Assam govt on generic medicines

The centre is planning to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Assam government to set up generic centres at about 100 hospitals in the state to provide generic medicines at very low cost to poor patients,Union Minister Ananth Kumar said today.

3:46 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   

IIT Madras - Leftist groups salivate at prospect of political meddling

Leftist groups like DYFI and Individuals like Arundhati Roy look to meddle with IIT Madras campus affairs smelling a political opportunity.

2:15 pm   #NitiPTI   #World   

Indian Colonel injured in fresh firing in S Sudan identified

The Indian peacekeeper who was injured in fresh firing in the troubled Malakal region in South Sudan two days ago was today identified as Lieutenant Colonel Krovvidi Dinakar.

2:15 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Andhra's microfinance crisis captured in a new novel

The 2010 microfinance crisis in Andhra Pradesh forms the basis of a new book by entrepreneur-filmmaker Ramesh S Arunachalam.

1:55 pm   #NitiPTI   

Niti Aayog gets two new advisers; 10 new JS appointed

Alok Kumar and Jitendra Kumar have been appointed as advisers in Niti Aayog for five years as part of a minor bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government today.

1:35 pm   #NitiPTI   #National   

Manohar Parikkar rules out combat role of women in armed forces

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has ruled out recruiting women for combat operations in armed forces due to apprehensions about their safety but said they would be encouraged to join other operational areas with their inclusion being stepped up in phases.

1:27 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Veteran Congress leader Gamang quits party

Former Odisha Chief Minister and nine-time MP Giridhar Gamang today announced his resignation from the Congress alleging humiliation by the party which he served for over 43 years

12:33 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Maggi on boil, UP food regulator orders filing of case

Nestle India is heading for a legal trouble over safety standards of its famous Maggi noodles, as the Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) has given its go-ahead to file a case against the company and five others in a local court here.

11:37 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

US looking to complement India's 'Act East' policy: Carter

Ahead of his India visit next week, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter today said America is looking for new ways to complement India's 'Act East' policy and find meaningful areas of cooperation in the Asia Pacific.

10:15 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Maharashtra CM sets up task force to develop IFSC

Asserting that the state has an important responsibility to work closely with the Centre to create a framework to make Mumbai a credible competitor among other international financial services centres (IFSCs), Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today set up a high powered task force.

9:54 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Himachal becomes first state to implement ABPS in country

Himachal Pradesh has emerged as first the state in the country to start Aadhaar based Payment System (ABPS) and payments amounting Rs 76.53 crore have been made through this system till date since the scheme was launched on October 2, 2014, Rural Development Minister Anil Kumar said today.

9:30 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Centre seeks clarification from Odisha Govt on IIM proposal

The Centre today sought to know from the Odisha government about the facilities available for setting up of an IIM in Sambalpur.

8:20 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Delhi Govt to enhance punishment under food safety act

Taking a strong view against adulteration, Delhi Government has decided to amend the Food Safety & Standards Act in the next Assembly session to enhance the maximum punishment to life imprisonment.

8:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #States   

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana mark First Anniversary with unresolved Issues

First in the two part series by Sudhirkumar marking first Anniversary of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with a long list of unresolved issues.

6:00 am   #NitiExclusives   #Analysis   

Anandiben takes the lead on Womens' Empowerment

Since assuming office last year Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has raised the bar even higher on Gender Justice with focused interventions following up on NaMo's lead.

2:05 am   #NitiPTI   

APJ Abdul Kalam: Complete change of higher education system needed

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam today advocated a "complete" change of the higher education framework in the country and stressed on skill development to come up with a workforce to meet future challenges.

1:31 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Balochistan terror attack: Terrorists kill 19 abducted passengers

At least 19 passengers were shot dead today after being abducted by militants from two Karachi- bound buses in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province.

1:08 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Meghalaya governor gives legal sanctions to traditional institutions

Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan today gave his approval to the state government ordinance aimed at giving legal sanctions to traditional institutions and the village headmen in the state.

1:08 am   #NitiPTI   

Parliamentary panel to submit environment report to PM Modi

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests will submit a detailed report to the Prime Minister and concerned ministries regarding the concrete measures required to "preserve and rejuvenate" the fragile ecology of the region.

1:06 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Mamata's commitment to improve transport infrastructure

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government was committed to improve the entire transport infrastructure in the state.

12:54 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Darjeeling celebrates Tenzing Norgay's 101st birthday

The 101st birthday of Tenzing Norgay, who along with Edmund Hillary reached the summit of the Mount Everest first in the world, was celebrated here today.

12:50 am   #NitiPTI   

Swachhata Abhiyaan: Young scholar develops 'Smart Dustbin'

A 22-year-old engineering student has developed a dustbin with built-in censors that would go off if garbage is thrown around the 'Smart Dustbin', compelling passersby to put it in the dustbin.

12:44 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Haryana govt to recruit 900 doctors

In order to overcome the shortage of doctors in government hospitals, the Haryana health department will advertise for recruitment to 900 medical posts within a week.

12:39 am   #NitiPTI   

Good economics becoming good politics: Arvind Subramanian

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian today said one of the welcome changes the country had seen in recent years was that good economics practised by different state governments was paying dividend to them in elections.

12:13 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Ramdev's food park construction halted

Work at Ramdev's Patanjali Food and Herbal Park remained suspended for the third consecutive day today with tension persisting in the area since the bloody clash on Wednesday between security guards of the yoga guru's firm and members of a local union of truck operators.

8:56 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Sena will change its stand on Jaitapur soon: Piyush Goyal

Union Power Minister Piysuh Goyal expressed confidence that the Shiv Sena which is bitterly opposed to the Jaitapur power plant wound change its opinion about the plant very soon.

8:42 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Punjab CM meets PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the celebrations to commemorate 350th foundation day of Anandpur Sahib on June 19.

8:40 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

J&K separatists moans over lack of space for 'political' activities

Alleging lack of space for "political" activities, separatist JKLF today launched a 10-day 'jail bharo' agitation, with its chairman Yasin Malik and some other supporters being taken into custody here.

8:32 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Chidambaram panicks over question on 'politics of minoritsm'

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today rejected criticism that his party practiced politics of minoritism but asserted it cannot close its eyes to the discrimination against Muslims and other sections including Dalits.

8:26 pm   #NitiPTI   

India's credibility rose under NaMo's rule

The credibility of the country under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has risen, with no instances of scams during his first year of rule, BJP claimed today.

8:16 pm   #NitiPTI   #World   

India to test fire missile jointly developed with Israel

Indian Navy will soon test fire a long-range surface-to-air missile, jointly developed by India and Israel, aiming to enhnace its capabailities against incoming missiles, planes and drones.

7:37 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Uttarakhand CM asks Swaraj to bat for Uttarakhand's special status

Drawing attention to the limited resources at the disposal of Himalayan states, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today requested Union Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up with the Centre the issue of maintaining the state's special category status which helped it get generous help from the Centre in the past.

7:36 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Mamata cries fund crunch

The Centre's failure to release money for work done under many centrally-sponsored schemes in the last financial year was causing huge problems for the West Bengal government, state Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Minister Subrata Mukherjee told the Assembly today.

7:35 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Tripura airport to be upgraded to international standards

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will spend Rs 426 crore to upgrade Agartala airport to international standards.

7:30 pm   #NitiPTI   #World   

Bhutanese Prime Minister invites Mamata Banerjee

Bhutan's Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has invited West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to visit his country, according to Consul-General of Bhutan in Kolkata Dashi Karma Tsering Namgyal.

7:09 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

UP government declares public holiday on Eid-milad-un-Nabi

In an apparent move to woo Muslims, Uttar Pradesh government today declared a public holiday on Eid-milad-un-Nabi on December 24. "A public holiday has been declared on December 24 on the occasion of Eid-milad-un-Nabi," Principal Secretary, General Administration, Harijraj Kishore said in its order.

6:49 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Venkaiah Naidu: 'People don't take Rahul Gandhi seriously'

A day after Rahul Gandhi had a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his meeting with Manmohan Singh, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that if anybody criticises the meeting between the two leaders, it shows the person's "ignorance, arrogance and immaturity".

6:47 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Kerala CM meets PM Modi, takes up fishermen's issues

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter's residence here today and discussed the issues concerning fishermen, two days after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi criticised the Centre's decision to extend ban on trawling.

6:29 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Narendra Modi a great economist: Smriti Irani

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani today described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "great economist", who she said has given a positive direction to the nation's economy.

6:09 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Kolkata-Agartala bus service trial run via Dhaka on June 1

A trial run of the Kolkata-Agartala direct bus service via Dhaka will be held on June 1, Tripura transport minister Manik Dey today said.

5:49 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Rajnath Singh: No intentions to run Delhi govt

In the midst of the ongoing stand-off between the Delhi Lt Governor and the AAP government, the Centre today said it has no intention to run the city government through anyone but is conscious of its Constitutional responsibility and committed to uphold it.

5:48 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Mamata for stringent act to prevent chit fund malpractices

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that her government was keen on framing a stringent act to prevent malpractices by chit fund companies and protect interests of the people in the state.

5:48 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   

Smriti Irani stands with IIT Madras dares Rahul Gandhi

Smriti Irani's statement comes in the wake of stagemanaged outrage in Lutyens Delhi with Rahul Gandhi, the NSUI and three-fourths of Lutyens ganging media up.

5:44 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

R K Nagar bypoll: BJP, DMDK hold discussions

Allies BJP and DMDK today held discussions on the June 27 bypoll for Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency here, from where AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalithaa is contesting following her return as Chief Minister.

5:17 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Odisha govt receives Rs 800-crore from supplementary lease deeds

The Odisha government has received Rs 800 crore from execution of supplementary lease deeds with 17 mines, state Steel and Mines Minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick said today.

4:21 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Goa govt raises aid for Din Dayal Panchayat Raj Yojana

Goa state cabinet today approved an increase in financial sanction from Rs 1 crore to Rs 1.5 crore under its flagship Din Dayal Panchayat Raj Yojana.

3:33 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Jayalalithaa to contest from RK Nagar constituency

AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has been announced as party candidate for the June 27 by-election to Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly Constituency, a seat vacated by her party MLA P Vetrivel.

3:06 pm   #NitiPTI   

'WinWin365': BJYM releases video documenting NDA's achievements

BJP's youth wing president and MP Anurag Thakur today released a video, 'WinWin365', documenting various initiatives undertaken by the Narendra Modi government during its first year in office.

3:01 pm   #NitiPTI   

Smart City project & key schemes set for launch next month

Union Urban Development Ministry's flagship programmes - Smart City project, Atal Mission for Urban Renewal and Transformation (AMRUT) and Housing For All - are planned for launch next month.

1:46 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Gujjars end stir, traffic resumes on highways

After the Gujjar called off their 8-day long agitation, traffic on the Agra-Jaipur national highway and a state highway in Sawaimadhopur has resumed while the Delhi-Mumbai tracks have also been cleared.

1:07 pm   #NitiPTI   #World   

Sri Lanka violates human rights of minorities: report

Sri Lanka continues to violate human rights of its religious and ethnic minorities even six years after the end of civil war in the country that resulted in the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), according to a new independent report.

12:53 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Hashimpura massacre: HC seeks reply of 16 cops on UP govt plea

The Delhi High Court today sought response of 16 policemen acquitted of murder charges and other crimes by a trial court in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case.

11:05 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Punjab CM forms committee to resolve cases of Sikh prisoners

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today constituted a high-level committee to ensure timely resolution of pending matters related to Sikh prisoners within the ambit of existing rules and regulations.

10:10 am   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

S Christopher appointed DRDO chief

Eminent scientist S Christopher was today appointed as Director General of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for a two-year term.

10:05 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Telangana eyeing to double IT exports by 2019

The TRS government in Telangana is working with the aim of achieving IT exports to the tune of Rs 1.2 lakh crore during its present term upto 2019, IT and Panchayat Raj Minister K T Rama Rao said today.

9:10 am   #NitiPTI   #Economy   

India needs USD 1 trillion for new infrastructure: Nirmala Sitharaman

India today it needs investment of about USD 1 trillion for new infrastructure over the next few years and innovative solutions were being sought foIndia today it needs investment of about USD 1 trillion for new infrastructure over the next few years and innovative solutions were being sought for meeting this massive requirement to fulfil its reform agenda and return to the growth trajectory of about 9 per cent.r meeting this massive requirement to fulfil its reform agenda and return to the growth trajectory of about 9 per cent.

9:02 am   #NitiExclusives   #Opinions   #Politics   

Narendra Modi pathshaala to Rahul Gandhi on Individuality and Sangh Discipline

There is no better example of how "Individuality" can shine within the Sangh's system of discipline than Narendra Modi himself.

7:05 am   #NitiPTI   

Army Institute of Management gets NAAC accreditation

Army Institute of Management, Kolkata, has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.

7:01 am   #NitiPTI   #Politics   
6:05 am   #NitiPTI   #National   

President's remarks on Bofors not relevant to Sweden visit: MEA

The reported controversial remarks of President Pranab Mukherjee on Bofors issue to a Swedish daily have no bearing on his upcoming tour of Sweden, the first State visit, External Affairs Ministry said here today.

5:05 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Former Uttarakhand CM praises NIM for reconstruction work at Kedarnath

Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri today praised the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering for carrying out reconstruction work at Kedarnath despite vagaries of the weather and successfully conducting the annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan shrine.

4:43 am   #NitiPTI   #Economy   

RBI asks banks to advise argi-borrowers to hedge risks

The Reserve Bank today asked the banks to advise their large agri-borrowers to hedge their commodity price risks through derivative products available on the exchanges.

4:05 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Assam Police to recruit over 9,600 personnel by December

The Assam government today said it will fill up all vacancies in the Assam Police by recruiting over 9,600 personnel by December this year.

3:05 am   #NitiPTI   #Digital   

Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains to have paperless ticketing system

Stepping up efforts to reduce usage of paper, Railways have decided to introduce paperless mobile ticketing system in premium trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi services.

2:40 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Australia determined to conclude nuclear deal with India: Bishop

Australia today said it is determined to conclude as soon as possible a civil nuclear deal signed with India last year, though a lobby has been working in this country against the agreement.

2:05 am   #NitiPTI   #Economy   

NSE to launch new IRF contract tomorrow

Top stock exchange NSE will launch a new interest rate futures (IRF) contract from tomorrow, offering 7.72 per cent yield government bonds.

1:22 am   #NitiPTI   #National   

Rajnath Singh: Won't tolerate pro-Pakistan activities in J&K

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said pro-Pakistan activities would be not be tolerated in Jammu and Kashmir even as he noted that the ruling PDP-BJP alliance in the state was doing well in the desired direction.

1:18 am   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Bihar minister feels threatened by Paswan's poll anouncement?

Bihar minister Shyam Rajak today asked Union Food Minister Ramvilas Paswan to stop making poll announcements keeping in mind the upcoming Bihar elections, but take steps to make FCI work efficiently.

1:00 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Indian found guilty during riots in Singapore's Little India

An Indian national was found guilty today of failing to disperse from a riot scene despite police orders in Singapore's Little India precinct, becoming the last of the 25 men charged for their role in the country's worst riots in 40 years.

12:50 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Sri Lanka appoints committee to review Chinese port city project

Sri Lanka today appointed an apex committee to look into the 'omissions and commissions' in the controversial USD 1.4 billion Chinese port city project here which was approved by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

12:23 am   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Rajnath Singh: Will take time to clear Congress' mess

The government today accused the Congress of levelling baseless allegations, saying that party made "such a mess" during its rule which "cannot be cleared" in just one year.

12:22 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Haryana govt to regularise 3,000 colonies

Haryana Government has identified about 3,000 colonies all over the state where work is being undertaken under a special formula to regularise them.

12:20 am   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

TRS seeks support of YSR for council poll

The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) has sought support of YSR Congress for the Telangana legislative council election scheduled for June 1, it was officially announced here today.

12:20 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Sant Chatwal to contribute USD 1 mn to Sikh project in India

Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal will contribute USD 1 million to an ambitious project coming up in India aimed at better acquainting the Sikh youth and the international community about the origin and values of the Sikh faith.

May 28, 2015 11:58 pm   #NitiPTI   #World   

Sushma Swaraj hails Indian soldiers efforts in UN's peacekeeping

On the eve of United Nations International Day of Peacekeepers, External Affairs Minister Swaraj today hailed contribution of Indian soldiers in UN's peacekeeping missions across the globe, for their selfless service.

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India, China, Russia discuss prospects of coop on Afghanistan

India, China and Russia today discussed the situation in Afghanistan and the prospects of regional cooperation there.

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Rahul outdoing his own ludicrosity with every new silly comment

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting with his successor Narendra Modi had fuelled intense speculation but Rahul Gandhi had a different take-- the Prime Minister took "lessons" on economy.