Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes to get new security marks

Our Correspondent In a bid to check counterfeiting, the Government of India is contemplating with idea of changing security features of of higher denomination notes of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 periodically. According to sources security features of higher denomination banknotes of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 would be changed every 3-4 years to compete … Continue reading Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes to get new security marks

PM inaugurates longest road tunnel link

Kashmiri Youth has to choose between tourism or terrorism: PM  AMN / Prime Minister inaugurates Asia’s longest two way motorable tunnel on Jammu -Srinagar Highway. Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates to the nation the country’s longest road tunnel between Kashmir Valley and Jammu today. The tunnel will reduce the travel time between Jammu and Srinagar … Continue reading PM inaugurates longest road tunnel link

Sindhu beat Marin to win her maiden India Open Super Series

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI Playing with a clinical precision P V Sindhu today overpowered Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain 21-19 21-16 to win her maiden India Open Super Series title, here today sending the packed stadium into raptures.. With this win, Sindhu not only avenged her Rio Olympics finals loss to Marin … Continue reading Sindhu beat Marin to win her maiden India Open Super Series

CRPF orders probe into food poisoning case

CRPF has ordered probe into the disturbing development of 400 jawans ending up in the hospital due to food poisoning in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The sample of meal has been taken to further scrutiny. Jawans were admitted to various hospitals in the city following complaints of diarrhoea and vomiting after consuming food on Saturday. Initial investigations … Continue reading CRPF orders probe into food poisoning case

Law stands for everybody, for poor, for rich: PM

TIA NEWS / Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that ensuring justice to poor was Centre’s priority.Prime Minister was speaking at the closing ceremony of Allahabad High Court’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Prime Minister said that ensuring justice delivery to poor people is the priority of government. Noting that technology has a big scope in judiciary, … Continue reading Law stands for everybody, for poor, for rich: PM

EC team in MP to probe allegations related to tampering in EVMs

A team of the Election Commission today arrived in Bhind district headquarters in Madhya Pradesh, to probe the allegations related to alleged irregularity in Electronic Voting Machines. By-election will be held in Ater assembly segment of Bhind district on 9th of this month. It was alleged that a voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machine linked … Continue reading EC team in MP to probe allegations related to tampering in EVMs

Heatwave intensify in many parts of Odisha

Heat wave conditions threw life out of gear in most of the towns in Odisha with 13 towns recording day temperature over 40 degrees Celsius yesterday. Bolangir in Western Odisha remained the hottest town of this season with 44.2 degrees Celsius. While the entire western region of Odisha sizzled under intense heat, Met department warned … Continue reading Heatwave intensify in many parts of Odisha

Power tariff hiked in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh state Electricity Regulatory Commission has announced an average hike of 9.48 per cent in the power tariff. Rates of domestic power consumption have been increased by 7.8 per cent while rates for agriculture use have been hiked by 13.32 per cent. The new rates will be applicable from 10th of this month. Opposition … Continue reading Power tariff hiked in Madhya Pradesh

Miami Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strýcová enter women’s doubles final

The Indo-Czech pair of Sania Mirza and Barbora Strýcová has entered the finals of the women’s doubles at Miami Opens Tennis tournament. The third seeded pair defeated fifth seeded duo of Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan 6-7, 6-1, 10-4 in the semifinals. Sania and Barbora will face unseeded pair of Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan … Continue reading Miami Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strýcová enter women’s doubles final

Paes wins first title of season in Challenger tournament

Leander Paes today won his first title of the season, combining with Canadian Adil Shamasdin to lift the Leon Challenger Tour tennis tournament’s men’s doubles trophy after a straight-set win in Mexico. Paes and Shamasdin defeated Luca Margaroli (Switzerland) and Caro Zampieri (Brazil) 6-1, 6-4 in the title clash at the hard court event. With … Continue reading Paes wins first title of season in Challenger tournament