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  • Goa government finally admits Parrikar suffering from pancreatic cancer

    Panaji: Months after both the Goa BJP and the state administration refused to disclose Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's ailment, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday finally admitted he was suffering from pancreatic cancer.The dmission came amid relentless demands from the opposition...

  • G.D. Agrawal death: Agrawals slam Modi for 'exploiting' Ganga river

    Mumbai: The Agrawal community on Monday slammed the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 'exploiting' the Ganga river issue for political purposes and not fulfilling its promise to clean up the holy river in the past over four years.In a letter to Modi, Akhil Bharatiya Agrawal Sammelan...

  • 4 injured in Guwahati blast

    Guwahati: At least four people were injured on Saturday in a blast here, police said.The explosion took place near Sukreswar temple in the city's highly secured Pan Bazaar area that houses the High Court building, Deputy Commissioner's Office and many other important buildings.'Four persons...

  • Railways to use 'green' composite sleepers

    New Delhi: Aiming to become more eco-friendly, Indian Railways has decided replace wooden sleepers with composite sleepers that are not only lighter but also stronger.'The Railways has decided to use the composite sleepers in a limited way. It is being used mainly on girder bridges,' a senior...

  • Modi is corrupt, must go: Rahul on new Rafale revelations

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'corrupt' and asked him to quit in the light of fresh revelations over the Rafale jets deal -- that inclusion of a private defence partner from India was an 'imperative and obligatory' condition for awarding...

  • Cabinet approves Rs 2,044 cr for bonus to around 12 lakh railway staff

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 2,044.31 crore for 78 days productivity linked bonus to about 11.91 lakh non-gazetted railway officials. The announcement was made by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad while addressing a press conference here after a Cabinet meeting...

  • 'Nakkheeran' Gopal arrested, political leaders condemn

    Chennai: Senior journalist and Tamil weekly 'Nakkheeran' Editor R.R. Gopal was arrested here on Tuesday at the Chennai airport, triggering widespread condemnation from leaders of political parties. The police said 'Nakkheeran Gopal' -- as he is widely known -- was arrested on a complaint from Raj...

  • Amit Shah's claim of BJP winning 22 LS seats in Bengal 'absurd': TMC's Chandan Mitra

    Kolkata: It is 'absurd' for the Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah to proclaim that the party will win 22 of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha seats in next year's general election, Trinamool Congress leader Chandan Mitra said on Saturday. 'I know the BJP President has been claiming that they...

  • Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as Chief Justice of India

    New Delhi: Justice Ranjan Gogoi was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Justice of India. He was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind in the Rashtrapati Bhawan. He is India's 46th Chief Justice succeeds Chief Justice Dipak Misra, who demitted office on October 2, with...

  • There has to be continuity in cleanliness campaigns: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Mega star Amitabh Bachchan, who is campaign ambassador of NDTV-Dettol's Banega Swachh India Cleanathon 2018, has said that there has to be continuity in cleanliness campaigns, then only we will be able to achieve goal of clean India. Amitabh Bachchan was addressing the media at the fifth...

  • UP cop arrested after he kills Apple executive, probe ordered

    Lucknow: An Uttar Pradesh constable was on Saturday arrested and booked for murder after he shot and killed a young Apple executive from close range, an official said. The state government has also ordered a probe into the incident. The constable and his colleague have been dismissed from service...

  • 58 million Indians living without pension: Survey

    New Delhi: Fifty eight million people in India are living without pension or any other form of assistance, civil society organisation Pension Parishad has said. Citing the State of Pensions in India Report 2018, Economist Prabhat Patnaik said the Central government spends as little as 0.04 per...