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

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

Bob Dylan receives Nobel Prize in literature

American singer and song writer Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize for literature, more than three months after the awards ceremony. Swedish media reported he received his medal at a private event in Stockholm before a scheduled concert in the city. No further details were given. Swedish Academy officials previously said Dylan would … Continue reading Bob Dylan receives Nobel Prize in literature

Bangladesh PM Hasina calls for united fight against terrorism

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for a united fight against terrorism terming it a new global vice. Speaking at the inauguration of the 136th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Dhaka last night, Hasina said humanity is facing new vices. Militancy and Terrorism costs lives and impedes peace and development. Emphasizing that militancy … Continue reading Bangladesh PM Hasina calls for united fight against terrorism

Virbhadra Singh should resign as Himachal Pradesh CM: BJP

BJP today said Virbhadra Singh should immediatley resign as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister taking moral responsibility after being chargesheeted by the CBI in a disproportionate assets case. Briefing media in New Delhi, BJP leader Bhupendra Yadav said it is clear now that the Congress government is the source of corruption. He said, the Narendra Modi … Continue reading Virbhadra Singh should resign as Himachal Pradesh CM: BJP