Watch out against inciting statements, UP CM urges people

Watch out against inciting statements, UP CM urges people

Under attack from the opposition for caste clashes in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday appealed to the state’s people not to pay heed to statements aimed at inciting them. “Some forces are out to create disturbances in the state as they are unable to digest the welfare steps of the […]

Shah’s claim on central funds blatant lie: Telangana CM

Shah’s claim on central funds blatant lie: Telangana CM

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday dubbed as a “blatant lie” BJP President Amit Shah’s comment that the Centre was providing additional funds of Rs 20,000 crore to the state every year. Rao said he challenged Shah to prove that even Rs 200 crore of additional funds were provided to the state. He […]

Key Indian equity market indices open higher

Key Indian equity market indices open higher

Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher. The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 30,301.64 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 30,374.81 points. Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 30,386.61 points, up by 84.97 points, or 0.28 per cent. At the […]

Partly cloudy Wednesday morning in Delhi

Partly cloudy Wednesday morning in Delhi

It was a partly cloudy Wednesday morning here in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.6 degrees Celsius, season’s average, the weather office said. “The sky will continue to remain partly cloudy in the day and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 40 degrees Celsius,” an official of the India […]

EU must earmark $505 billion to sustain current nuclear output

EU must earmark $505 billion to sustain current nuclear output

The European Union said it will need to invest between 350 and 450 billion euro ($393-$505 billion) through 2050 in order to maintain its current level of nuclear power output, officials said. The European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias CaƱete spoke during the 12th plenary meeting of the European Nuclear Energy Forum […]

Modi announces ex gratia Rs 2 lakh for Uttarakhand victims

Modi announces ex gratia Rs 2 lakh for Uttarakhand victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced ex gratia of Rs two lakh for the next of kin of each of those killed in a bus accident in Uttarakhand. “My prayers and solidarity with those who lost their loved ones in the unfortunate bus accident in Uttarkashi. May the injured recover soon,” Modi said in […]

Markets open on a higher note on Wednesday

Markets open on a higher note on Wednesday

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a higher note during the morning session of the trade. The Sensex of the BSE after opening at 30,446.77 points, touched a high of 30,489.01 points and a low of 30,396.31 points. On Tuesday the Sensex closed at 30,365.25 points. The Sensex is trading at 30,445.97 […]

24 dead as bus plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand

24 dead as bus plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand

At least 24 persons were killed and eight others injured when the bus they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand late on Tuesday, police said. The accident took place near Nalupani in Uttarkashi district when a bus full of pilgrims from Indore, Madhya Pradesh were returning from the Gangotri shrine. Three […]

Pakistan AG to take parliament into confidence in Jadhav case

Pakistan AG to take parliament into confidence in Jadhav case

Pakistan’s Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali will on Tuesday brief the country’s parliament and take the members into confidence in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. “The Attorney General has been invited to brief the MPs through the Parliamentary Committee for National Security on the efforts the government has so far made,” Dawn online quoted National Assembly […]

CPI-M women members at record number in Tripura

CPI-M women members at record number in Tripura

The strength of women members of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in Tripura rose to a record 28 per cent against 12 per cent at the national level, a party leader said here. “Over 27.77 per cent of the 94,259 CPI-M members in Tripura are women. Always the percentage of women members of the […]

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