PM Modi world’s costliest ‘chowkidar’: Congress

PM Modi world’s costliest ‘chowkidar’: Congress

New Delhi : World’s costliest ‘chowkidar’ (watchman) is Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said Congress on Saturday.Addressing a press conference here, former union minister and senior Congress leaderKapil Sibal said, “World’s costliest chowkidar is our prime minister. He gets accommodation, air travels and plays the role of chowkidar. Why are bank frauds happening under his vigil?” He made this remark while highlighting […]

Modi launches Rs 1000-cr development schemes for Daman & Diu

Modi launches Rs 1000-cr development schemes for Daman & Diu

Daman:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched development schemes worth Rs 1,000 crore for Daman and Diu, and also inaugurated a flight connecting Ahmedabad to coastal town of Diu.The prime minister, who inaugurated Air Odisha’s flight connecting Ahmedabad with Diu under the Centre’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN, said air connectivity will boost tourism in the region. […]

Modi, Trudeau discuss terrorism, trade ties

Modi, Trudeau discuss terrorism, trade ties

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday held extensive talks on key issues of counter-terrorism and extremism as well as ways to boost trade ties, after which the two sides inked six pacts, including on energy cooperation After their nearly two-hour long meeting, Modi, while addressing a joint media […]

Bank fraud, willful default hampering ease of doing business: Jaitley

Bank fraud, willful default hampering ease of doing business: Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said cases of willful default and bank fraud will have a detrimental impact on the government’s objective of ensuring ease of doing business. Speaking at the ET Global Business Summit 2018 here, Jaitley said repeated occurrence of fraud causes major setbacks to efforts for improving ease of doing business, and this subsequently creates […]

US to shift its embassy to Jerusalem in May

US to shift its embassy to Jerusalem in May

Washington D.C: The United States will officially move its embassyfrom Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in Israel in May, the US State Department announced on Friday. The announcement greatly moves up the new embassy‘s initially scheduled opening in 2019, after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended weeks of delays by approving a security plan, The Hill reported. “The opening will coincide with Israel‘s 70th anniversary. The Embassy will […]

Adivasi man beaten by mob, dies in Kerala

Adivasi man beaten by mob, dies in Kerala

On Thursday evening, A Madhu, a 30-year-old tribal man from Kerala’s Attappadi region collapsed and died inside a police jeep as he was being taken to a Government Tribal Specialty Hospital at Kottathara. Madhu had been handed over to the police by an irate mob that had attacked him, accusing him of theft. What has shocked Kerala […]

Modi, Trudeau discuss terrorism, trade ties

Modi, Trudeau discuss terrorism, trade ties

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday held extensive talks on key issues of counter-terrorism and extremism as well as ways to boost trade ties, after which the two sides inked six pacts, including on energy cooperation After their nearly two-hour long meeting, Modi, while addressing a joint media […]

PM Modi’s vision for NE region is ‘transformation by transportation’

PM Modi’s vision for NE region is ‘transformation by transportation’

Tuensang: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his vision for North-East region is ‘transformation by transportation‘. The Prime Minister today arrived in poll-bounded Nagaland to address a public rally. “I can see the picture of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat’ in front of my eyes here in Tuensangand I will tell you that my vision for the North-East region is transformation by transportation. Connectivity is a huge challenge […]

HC sets aside govt resolution on teaching staff’s bank accounts

HC sets aside govt resolution on teaching staff’s bank accounts

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today set aside a Maharashtra government resolution asking the teaching and non-teaching staff of the government schools in Thane to shift their salary accounts to a particular cooperative bank. A bench of justices BR Gavai and BP Colabawalla termed the resolution arbitrary and questioned the rationale behind the government’s decision to […]

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