NGT directs MoEF to submit report on constitution of BMCs:National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to submit a report on constitution of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC) at the local level in every state within three months.
Army Chief, President AWWA visits Andaman & Nicobar Command:Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat and President Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) Madhulika Rawat arrived in Port Blair on a three-day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) on Monday.
PM: Rs 6000 per year to farmers under Kisan Nidhi scheme:Prime Minister Modi asserts Rs 6,000 per year will be disbursed to more than 12 crore small and marginal farmers under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme.
Ecuador rejects claims that Assange was treated unfairly:Ecuador said Monday that it was not unfairly targeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange when it revoked his asylum last week.
Paris stunned as fire ravages Notre-Dame cathedral:A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday, causing a spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks.
Sudan: Protest leaders demand scrapping of military council:Sudanese protest organizers on Monday demanded the new military council be scrapped, as demonstrators kept up calls for a civilian government at a sit-in outside army headquarters.
Sensex hits record high of 39276, Nifty near 11800:Stock Markets witnessed a record breaking blockbuster session on Tuesday. Benchmark Sensex and Nifty on Tuesday closed at record highs, led by gains in banking stocks and IT heavyweight TCS. The Sensex rose as much as 458 points intraday to 39,364, before ending at 39,276, up 370 points. Nifty, which hit a fresh high of 11,811 intraday, settled 0.83% higher at 11,787.
I-T dept conducts raids at dozen locations in Karnataka:The Income-Tax Department on Tuesday said it is conducting searches at about a dozen premises in Karnataka on charges of tax evasion.
CPSEs to get 12 months to monetise non-core assets:Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) will get 12 months to monetise non-core assets identified by a ministerial panel headed by the finance minister, failing which the finance ministry may restrict budgetary allocations to the companies.
IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore:In IPL Cricket, Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by five wickets at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai last night. Chasing a victory target of 172 runs, Mumbai 172 for 5 in 19 overs.
ICC World Cup: Indian squad announced:India announced their 15-man squad for the ICC World Cup to be played in England from 30th of next month. Virat Kohli will lead the team.
Ayushmann on ‘Andhadhun’ crossing Rs 200 cr mark in China:“Andhadhun” star Ayushmann Khurrana is happy with the film’s over Rs 200 crore haul at the box office in China and the actor says the feat will always remain a “memorable” moment for him.
The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, makes history with posthumous:Aretha Franklin, Detroit’s “Queen of Soul,” has been honoured with a special Pulitzer Prize for her decades of achievement.
U.S. measles cases surge nearly 20 percent in early April, CDC says:The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11, in the country’s second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday.
NY Times, Wall Street Journal win Pulitzers for Trump probes:The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were awarded Pulitzer Prizes on Tuesday for their separate investigations of President Donald Trump and his family.