Tuki seeks at least 10 days time for floor test

Tuki seeks at least 10 days time for floor test

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, who has been asked to prove his majority in the state Assembly tomorrow, met Governor Tathagata Roy today and sought postponement of the floor test by at least ten days. He told reporters after meeting the Governor, who gave the direction yesterday, that he sought time on the […]

PM calls up Mukherjee after mishap with convoy car

PM calls up Mukherjee after mishap with convoy car

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called up President Pranab Mukherjee and enquired about his well being after a vehicle in his convoy met with accident near Darjeeling.  The President was on his way to Bagdogra airport to fly back to Delhi after a four-day trip to the region when the third car in […]

Rajnath reviews internal security situation

Rajnath reviews internal security situation

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the internal security situation in the country in the wake of turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir where at least 36 people have lost their lives in violent protests in the last one week. During the nearly hour-long meeting, top security officials briefed the Home Minister on the […]

Direct ED not to take coercive step against me:Virbhadra to HC

Direct ED not to take coercive step against me:Virbhadra to HC

New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today approached Delhi High Court seeking a direction to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) not to take any coercive step against him in the wake of the arrest of an LIC agent in an alleged money laundering case. The plea came up for hearing before Justice A K […]

Exports snap 18-month downward spiral, rise 1.27% in June

Exports snap 18-month downward spiral, rise 1.27% in June

New Delhi: India’s exports turned positive after 18 months in June, recording a growth of 1.27 per cent, pushed up by increase in shipments of agri commodities, pharmaceuticals and engineering goods. The merchandise exports totalled USD 22.57 billion as against USD 22.28 billion in the same month last year. Rising exports and decline in imports […]

Gadkari tours Mississippi’s inland waterways system

Gadkari tours Mississippi’s inland waterways system

New Delhi: Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari took a study tour of the famous inland waterways system on the Mississippi river in the US, as his ministry gears up for a similar transportation network on rivers such as the Ganga, Brahmaputra and Mahanadi. The inland waterways system on the Mississippi river has 40,000 km of navigable […]

Sensex dives 106 pts as IT tanks after Infy cuts

Sensex dives 106 pts as IT tanks after Infy cuts

Mumbai: Technology stocks took a hammering in the wake of muted guidance from Infosys, which pulled down the benchmark Sensex 106 points below the 28,000 mark at the close, while a ‘terror attack’ in France kept the market on the edge. The IT index bore the brunt after Infosys slashed its full-year revenue guidance, which […]

Working on my half smashes to get closer to my goal: Saina

Working on my half smashes to get closer to my goal: Saina

New Delhi: Bolstered by Australian Open triumph, India ace shuttler Saina Nehwal says she is now working on her half smashes under the watchful eyes of coach Vimal Kumar to get closer to the goal of winning a gold medal at next month’s Rio Olympics. “The victory in Australia came at just the right time. […]

Rajkot to host first Test vs England on November 9

Rajkot to host first Test vs England on November 9

New Delhi: Rajkot and Visakhapatnam will host their first ever Test respectively when India play their five-Test series against England starting November 9. The BCCI today announced the dates of the series comprising five Tests, three ODIS and as many T20 Internationals from November to February. Rajkot will host the first Test of the series […]

Davis Cup: Ramkumar puts India ahead versus Korea

Davis Cup: Ramkumar puts India ahead versus Korea

Chandigarh: Youngster Ramkumar Ramanathan made a winning Davis Cup debut with a hard-fought victory over Seong Chan Hong in the opening singles as India took a 1-0 lead in the Asia/Oceania Group-I tie, here today. After battling for two hours and 36 minutes, the 21-year-old Ramkumar, ranked 217 in ATP singles list, was serving for […]