Budget 2018-19: Jaitley has tough task ahead

AMN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget in Parliament Thursday. This year’s budget session is crucial as it comes after government’s two very big financial decisions – Demonetization and Goods and Services Tax implementation. It is also National Democratic Alliance Government’s fifth and last budget presentation before the Lok Sabha polls in … Continue reading Budget 2018-19: Jaitley has tough task ahead

PM launches Khelo India School Games

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that sports should occupy a central place in the lives of the youth of the country as it is an important means of personality development. Launching the first Khelo India School Games in New Delhi this evening, Mr Modi said, India does not lack sporting talent and the … Continue reading PM launches Khelo India School Games

Cong demands Independent SIT probe into deaths of Judge Loya

Agencies / New Delhi Congress party on Wednesday demanded a probe by an Independent SIT, monitored by the Supreme Court, into the case related to deaths of Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya and that of Advocate Shrikant Khandalkar and Retd Judge Prakash Thombre who helped him. Addressing a joint press conference along with AICC spokeperson Salman … Continue reading Cong demands Independent SIT probe into deaths of Judge Loya

Delhi Govt approves creation of Hospital Managers posts for hospitals

Vinit Wahi / NEW DELHI The Delhi Cabinet, in its meeting on Wednesday, chaired by the Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal approved the Health Department’s proposal for the creation of 92 posts of Hospital managers (superintendants) on fixed consolidated remuneration initially for a one year period on contract basis. Currently 24 Delhi government hospitals (excluding Autonomous … Continue reading Delhi Govt approves creation of Hospital Managers posts for hospitals

Politics over Rahul Gandhi’s jacket

Sir, It refers to absolutely unnecessary criticism by some BJP leaders on Congress President Rahul Gandhi wearing alleged rupees 64000 worth jacket while his tour to Meghalaya. Children of normal middle-income families quite often wear such clothes where price-tag of just rupees 64000 (less after normal discounts) for a jacket is not at all significant … Continue reading Politics over Rahul Gandhi’s jacket

Anu Kumar wins first gold medal of Khelo India Games

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Anu Kumar (Uttarakhand) won the first gold medal of the Khelo India School Games, as Tamil Nadu won two of the six gold medals on offer on the opening day of the athletics competitions of the Games. While Tamil Nadu athletes took two gold medals, the rest were shared … Continue reading Anu Kumar wins first gold medal of Khelo India Games

Yonex-Sunrise India Open: Sindhu, Saina, Srikanth in 2nd round, Prannoy out

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi Defending champion PV Sindhu, World No. 3 Kidambi Srikanth, Olympic champion Carolina Marin, and Saina Nehwal led the star prade into the second round by recording straight-games victories in the Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2018, at the Siri Fort Complex, New Delhi on Wednesday. However fifth seed HS Prannoy, hobbled … Continue reading Yonex-Sunrise India Open: Sindhu, Saina, Srikanth in 2nd round, Prannoy out

India Open Boxing:  Mary Kom, Sarita, Pinki storm into final 

    Harpal Singh Bedi /New Delhi Title contender in Light Fly Mary Kom suffered some early hiccups in the opening round against her taller and stronger Mongolian opponent Altansetseg Lutsaikhan in the light-fly category. She promptly changed her strategy in the second to turn the bout on its head. The Five-time world champion began … Continue reading India Open Boxing:  Mary Kom, Sarita, Pinki storm into final 

SC asks Madras HC to decide pleas over look out circulars against Karti Chidambaram

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today asked the Madras High Court to decide within two months, the petitions regarding two Look Out Circulars (LOC) issued against Karti Chidambaram and others in a corruption case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, however, made clear that the LOCs, issued on June 16 and July 28 … Continue reading SC asks Madras HC to decide pleas over look out circulars against Karti Chidambaram

Main accused in Chandan murder case of Kasganj nabbed

Kasganj (UP) The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday morning succeeded in arresting the prime suspect Saleem in the killing of Abhishek Gupta alias Chandan, who died during Tiranga Yatra on the Republic Day. Polices sources said that Saleem, the shooter, was kept in the custody in Kasganj Kotwali, where police officials are interrogating him. However, … Continue reading Main accused in Chandan murder case of Kasganj nabbed