Govt has cancelled Nithyananda's passport: MEA
The government has cancelled passport of controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda and rejected his application for fresh one, External Affairs Ministry said on Friday.
ETMGS 2019: Closing note by Sanjeev Kumar
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Vodafone Idea tumbles 9% as Birla warns of shutting shop in absence of govt relief
The stock was trading 8.89 per cent lower at Rs 6.66 apiec...
Delhi government recommends rejection of mercy plea of one of convicts in 2012 Nirbhaya case
Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain has sent the file to Lt Governor Anil Baijal with Arvind Kejriwal government's recommendations in the case, they told . Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts facing the gallows in the gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old paramedic student, had filed a mercy petition before President Ram Nath Kovind.
We need inclusive capitalism that can help vulnerable people: Rajiv J Shah, President, Rockefeller Foundation
The foundation, active in India since 1913, has now partnered with Tata Power to install mini grids to supply power to more than 10,000 villages. “We can bring the cost down significantly… and we are sure low income customers will pay for reliable power,” says Shah in an interview with Shailesh Menon in Mumbai.
Saurabh Kumar not keen on another extension of term as EESL MD
EESL’s Kumar became the face of energy efficiency programmes in the country as he spearheaded the world’s largest non-subsidised distribution programme of LED lamps under the ‘Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All’ (Ujala) scheme.
Govt mulling to reduce upfront payment for larger coal blocks to attract investors
The matter had come up for discussion during the meeting of a high-level committee under the chairmanship of Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman, sources privy to the development said. "During the meeting, it was discussed that for larger blocks the upfront payment was more. So in order to attract investors, it was opined that the upfront payment should be reduced."
Government proposes to make 14-day prior notice mandatory for employees to go on strike: Santosh Kumar Gangwar
Labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar informed the Rajya Sabha that if there is a strike in any unit, they (employees) would have to inform at least 14 days in advance. He said this is part of the new labour law which the government is bringing and the ministry is in touch with the various state governments.
SC notice to IPS officer Rajeev Kumar on CBI's appeal challenging his anticipatory bail
Solicitor General Tushar told the bench, also comprising Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant, that Rajeev Kumar was earlier absconding for quite some time and he has suppressed relevant materials which were collected by him during the probe.
Bihar: JDU MLC demands Nobel Prize for CM Nitish Kumar for 'contribution to climate protection'
Janata Dal (United) MLC Khalid Anwar has demanded Nobel Prize for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for latter’s contribution in climate pro...
India's Petronet LNG says in talks with several firms on deals
Mishra said Petronet is in the process of appointing a consultant to help guide the company to sign deals to buy LNG from overseas suppliers
Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria safe, says IAF after shooting incident at Pearl Harbor
In the wake of a shooting incident in Pearl Harbor shipyard, the IAF said on Thursday Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria is safe. The IAF Chief is at the US base in Hawaii to attend a conclave of chiefs of air forces of leading countries to deliberate on evolving security scenario in the Indo-Pacific region.
1984 massacres could have been avoided if Narasimha Rao had listened to Gujral: Manmohan Singh
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that Inder Kumar Gujral's advice to then home minister Narsimha Rao would have preven...
Niti Aayog's report to reveal India's health system
The report, titled New India: Building Blocks - Potential Pathways to Reforms, will be released on Monday. The report reveals India’s health system as a story of multiple fragmentations at the level of payers and risk pools, healthcare services and at digital backbone running it, the Aayog said on Friday
Raza's 'Paysage' to make auction debut, estimated to fetch Rs 3.15 crore
Saffronart's winter online auction will also feature works by Jagdish Swaminathan, Ram Kumar, Bhupen Khakhar and F N Souza.
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