Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh visits Naval Air Station Oceana in US: Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh today visited the Naval Air Station Oceana and Naval Station Norfolk during his US visit.
Dehradun: LS Speaker Om Birla inaugurates 79th Conference of Presiding Officers of Legislative Bodies: Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla in Dehradun today inaugurated the 79th Conference of Presiding Officers of Legislative Bodies.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar addresses Summit on “Environmental Sustainability and Economic Development”:Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today addressed a Summit on “Environmental Sustainability and Economic Development in Delhi.
Delhi HC to hear plea on probe into Jamia violence:The Delhi High Court has agreed to hear a PIL seeking setting up of a fact- finding committee to look into the recent violence at Jamia Milia Islamia University.
MHA sources: No report of violence from any university of country:According to sources from Ministry of Home Affairs there is no report of violence from any university of the country.
2nd Indo-US ministerial 2+2 dialogue to take place in Washington DC:The 2nd Indo-US ministerial 2+2 dialogue will take place in Washington DC on Wednesday.
Four accused in 2008 Jaipur blast case convicted:A special court in Jaipur on Wednesday convicted four out of the five accused in the 2008 Jaipur Bomb blast case. One accused has been acquitted
Supreme Court issues notice to centre on CAA petitions:Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on petitions challenging the validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Nirbhaya case: Supreme Court rejects review petition:The Supreme Court has dismissed the plea filed by one of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, seeking review of its 2017 judgement upholding his death penalty.
Veteran actor and Marathi theatre icon Shriram Lagoo passes away:Veteran actor Shriram Lagoo, a stalwart in Marathi theatre and cinema and a prolific character artiste in numerous Bollywood movies, passed away on Tuesday evening. He was 92
Govt. launches National Broadband Mission, aims to provide broadband for all:Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the National Broadband Mission which aims to fast track growth of digital communications infrastructure, bridge the digital divide and provide affordable and universal access of broadband for all
Special Court to pronounce judgment in 2008 Jaipur serial blast case:A Special Court in Jaipur is scheduled to pronounce its verdict in the 2008 serial blasts case today. On 13th May 2008, Jaipur witnessed a series of 8 bomb blasts within matter of a few minutes.
India rejects resolution adopted by Pakistan National Assembly in response to CAA:India has categorically rejected The Anti-India Resolution adopted by Pakistan’s National Assembly on Monday. MEA, snubbed the resolution saying it has made references to matters that are entirely the internal affairs of India.
SC issues notice to Centre; asks to reply on the petitions challenging CAA:The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre on petitions challenging the validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act. The centre is required to file reply by 2nd week of January 2020.
India, US to hold 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in Washington:India and US will today hold 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Washington where two countries are likely to exchange views on regional and global issues.
Sri Lanka: Former Minister Champika Ranawaka arrested by Colombo Crimes Division:In Sri Lanka, former Minister and MP Patali Champika Ranawaka has been arrested today by the Colombo Crimes division in connection with a road accident in 2016.
Tokyo Court awards 30,000$ compensation to victim in a high profile #Metoo case:A Tokyo court on Wednesday awarded 3.3 million yen (USD 30,000) in damages to journalist Shiori Ito, who accused a former TV reporter of rape in one of the most high-profile cases of the #MeToo movement in Japan.
Samsung issues apology after company chairman jailed for sabotaging union activities:The world’s biggest smartphone and chipmaker Samsung Electronics issued a rare apology Wednesday after Chairman Lee sang-hoon was jailed for sabotaging union activities.
China withdraws itsrequest from UN Security Council to hold discussions on Kashmir:China withdraws request from UNSC to hold discussions on Kashmir, but may proceed to hold talks in a 15-nation council.
GST Council fixes 28 per cent tax rate on lottery:The Goods and Services Tax, GST Council today approved to increase the rate for lotteries.
French carmaker PSA and US-Italian rival Fiat Chrysler sign merger:French carmaker PSA and US-Italian rival Fiat Chrysler have signed an agreement to create the world’s fourth largest automaker, they said in a joint statement on Wednesday. The combined group will have a workforce of more than 400,000, total revenues of close to 170 billion euros ($190 million) and annual unit sales of some 8.7 million vehicles of the brands Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Citroen, Dodge, DS, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati, Opel, Peugeot and Vauxhall.
Infosys launches three block-chain distributed applications:Infosys on Wednesday announced the launch of three blockchain-powered distributed applications for government services, insurance, and supply chain management domains.