Four sentenced to death in 2008 Jaipur serial blasts case:A special court in Rajasthan today sentenced death penalty to four convicts in the 2008 Jaipur serial bomb blasts case that had left 80 dead and over 180 injured.
Refrain from broadcasting content which may instigate violence: I&B Min to news channels:Information and Broadcasting Ministry today issued an advisory asking TV channels to refrain from broadcasting content which is likely to instigate violence and promotes anti-national attitudes.
Kuldeep Singh Sengar gets life in jail in Unnao rape case: Kuldeep Singh Sengar gets life in jail in Unnao rape case:Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar was sentenced to life imprisonment till the end of life by a Delhi court in Unnao rape and abduction case.
India aspiring for 5 trillion dollar economy backed by reforms: PM Modi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, the Centre has brought a number of reforms to lay a strong foundation to make India a five trillion dollar economy.
2017 Unnao rape case: Ex-BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar gets life imprisonment:Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar will remain in jail for entire life for raping a woman in Unnao in 2017, a Delhi court said on Friday while sentencing him to life imprisonment.
Mobile internet services restored across Assam:Mobile internet services restored across the state of Assam; Chief Minister assures people that there is no threat to Assamese language or identity.
India – Maldives relations based on trust: Ambassador Sunjay Sudhir:India has said its relationship with Maldives has stood the test of times and is based on trust. This was stated by Indian Ambassador to Maldives Sunjay Sudhir in an interview to a TV channel in the neighbouring country
President Ram Nath Kovind on annual southern sojourn from today:President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Secunderabad, Telangana for his annual southern sojourn at Rashtrapati Nilayam today. His visit will be till 28th December.
Winter chills in several North Indian states:Cold waves continues in several North Indian states; dense fog hangs low over the NCR; Pollution level also spikes.
PM Modi: Need to imbibe Gandhian thought:Addressing National Committee of ‘[email protected]’ commemorations, PM Modi says all citizens need to imbibe Gandhian thought and vision in their lives; PM thanks Portuguese Prime Minister for taking the time to personally engage with the commemorative activities both in India and Portugal.
Jharkhand: Polling for 5th & Final Phase underway:Fifth and Last phase of Jharkhand Assembly polls begins; Voting to take place in 16 Assembly seats in 6 districts.
Centre allays concerns over Citizenship Amendment Act :Centre allays concerns over Citizenship Amendment Act, says no Indian citizen needs to worry; Delhi witnesses rally in support of the Act; Refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan comes out in large number in support at Rajghat in Delhi; members of film industry, intellectuals with refugees takes out march in favor of the Act in Mumbai.
2+2 India-US Meet: Both countries ask Pakistan to act against terrorism:In 2+2 India-US joint statement, both countries call on Pakistan to not allow its territory for terrorism; asks Pakistan to act against perpetrators of 26/11 Mumbai and Pathankot attack.
Jharkhand Polls: Fifth and final phase to be held today:In Jharkhand, Voting for the fifth and final phase of the Assembly election will be held today. The voting will begin at 7 am and end at 3 pm in Borio, Barhait, Litipara, Maheshpur and Sikaripara seats while voters in the rest of the constituencies can exercise their franchise between 7 am and 5 pm. In the final round of elections, the fates of two Jharkhand ministers and former chief minister Hemant Soren will be decided. State Agriculture Minister Randhir Singh of BJP is contesting from Sarath.
2+2 Ministerial meeting: India & US take tough stand against Pak on terror: India & US call on Pakistan to take immediate, sustained and irreversible action to ensure that no territory under its control is used for terrorism against other countries in any manner….agree for comprehensive review of cross-cutting foreign policy, defence and bilateral security issues.
Sheikh Hasina opens 21st National Council of ruling Awami League:The ruling Awami League President and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the 2-day long National Council of the party today.
Swiss Embassy staffer abduction incident: Switzerland deploys special envoy to Sri Lanka:Switzerland has deployed a special envoy to Sri Lanka in a bid to resolve the controversy over abduction incident of a local employee at Swiss embassy in Colombo even as Sri Lankan President has urged the embassy to distance itself from the matter.
Australia: Wildfires engulf Sydney, Emergency declared in New South Wales:Two firefighters killed as Australian bushfires destroy homes and smothered huge areas with a toxic smoke, including Australia’s largest city Sydney; Emergency declared in state of New South Wales.
Moscow: Shootout near security service office, several injured:At least one person has been killed and five wounded in a shooting at the headquarters of Russia’s Federal Security Service in central Moscow.
Fires on the streets of Lebanon as Hassan Diab appointed new PM:Protesters took to the streets of Lebanon to demonstrate against the newly named Prime Minister Hassan Diab, who they say is part of the same corrupt political system against which they have been rallying for two months.
PM Modi addresses ASSOCHAM Annual Conference:Sensex jumps over 100 points to scale fresh peak; Nifty nears 12,300.
Inflation spike led to policy rate status quo: RBI MPC minutes:Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das cautioned about several uncertainties clouding the growth-inflation outlook, and called for close coordination between measures taken by the central bank and the government to address the current slowdown
ICC extends partnership with UNICEF for Women’s World T20:The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that it has extended its partnership with UNICEF through to the Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 with the focus on empowering women and girls through cricket.
Belgium crowned FIFA Team of the Year, Qatar biggest climber:Belgium have been crowned FIFA ‘Team of the Year’ for the second successive time after a record-breaking year for the global ladder.
IPL: Cummins joins KKR for Rs 15.50 crore, becomes most expensive foreign buy:Pat Cummins becomes the most expensive overseas player signing in IPL history; Kolkata Knight Riders picks up the top-ranked Test bowler for a whopping Rs 15.50 crore.
Professional skills imparted to youth under PMKVY:Prime Minister Kaushal Vikas Yojana aims at imparting professional skill-set to millions of youth of the country and make them financially self-reliant. In this direction, Kaushal Centres have been set up all across the country, where the youth are given training in various industry related fields so as to make them financially independent.