Saturday, March 02, 2024

Gujarat announces one-time fees for property transfer

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government has announced relaxations in fees for the transfer of homes under the state Housing Board. The move is set to benefit homeowners across the state.

SC refuses to entertain Asaram Bapu’s plea seeking suspension of sentence in rape case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea filed by self-styled godman, Asaram Bapu, seeking suspension of sentence on medical grounds.

Army chopper makes precautionary landing in farm fields in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: A Chetak helicopter of the Indian Army made a 'precautionary' landing in a farm field near Didwana village in Rajasthan on Friday.

B'luru cafe blast: Use of IED suspected, locals spotted movement of 'suspicious' persons

Bengaluru: The initial probe into the blast at a cafe in Bengaluru that left at least five persons injured on Friday suggests the use of low-intensity Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

Defence Ministry inks MoU worth Rs 39,125cr to procure military equipment

NEW DELHI: Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Friday said that it has signed five major capital acquisition contracts worth Rs 39,125.39 crore to procure military equipment which includes procurement of Aero-engines for MiG-29 aircraft, Close-in Weapon System (CIWS), high-power radar and ship-borne BrahMos system.

Projects worth Rs 48K crore to create 14,000 jobs in Ayodhya, Varanasi, Mathura

LUCKNOW: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is set to transform the three major centres of Hindu faith -- Ayodhya, Kashi and Mathura -- into prominent cities for employment.

'Amid steep valuations, SC diktat creates overhang on future price hikes, expansion for hospitals'

NEW DELHI: Citing "practical challenges and unviability", a brokerage firm in its report has said that it is "very difficult" to implement uniform pricing across hospitals.

Sheikh Shahjahan not cooperating with investigating officers: Sources

KOLKATA:A day after his arrest, now suspended Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan is reportedly not cooperating with the officers of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of West Bengal police, who are investigating the cases registered against him, sources said.

Blast in Bengaluru cafe, five injured

Bengaluru: At least five people were injured in a blast at a cafe in Bengaluru's Indiranagar locality on Friday.

Pro-Pak slogans row in K’taka: Cong-BJP spar over making FSL report public

Bengaluru:The pro-Pakistan slogans row continued to be a source of confrontation between the Karnataka BJP and Congress on Friday.

'Late night meeting, then back to work early morning': PM Modi's schedule draws wide praise from netizens

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the tallest leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), commands immense mass appeal and public connect despite being in power for ten years. The reason behind this is not his post or stature but his unwavering commitment and dedication to nation's growth and developmental goals.

BJP worker hacked to death in K’taka, family suspects 'supari' killing

Bengaluru:A BJP worker was hacked to death in Karnataka's Kalaburagi district, said police on Friday.

Election clashes in JNU: Varsity admin warns of strict action

NEW DELHI:Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Friday warned to take strict action against those students responsible for clashes between two groups after some students were injured in a clash following disagreement over appointment of election committee members.

Three months after losing power, Ashok Gehlot to vacate Raj CM's bungalow

JAIPUR: Former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced that he will vacate his official residence on Friday and shift to bungalow number 49 which was allotted to him after the new government formation.

BRS leaders leave for Medigadda to counter Cong govt’s ‘propaganda’ on Kaleshwaram project

HYDERABAD: Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) leaders on Friday left for Medigadda barrage as part of their ‘Chalo Medigadda’ to counter what they call "propaganda" by the Congress government against the Kaleshwaram project.

Twelve-member panel to supervise inventory of Ratna Bhandar at Jagannath Temple

Bhubaneswar: Following the direction of the Orissa High Court, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has constituted a high-level committee under the chairmanship of former Supreme Court judge Arijit Pasayat for the supervision of the inventory process for ornaments, jewellery and other valuables stored in the Ratna Bhandar (treasure room) of the famed Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri, official sources said on Thursday.

Indian innovation key to solving health, agriculture, climate issues: Bill Gates

NEW DELHI: Indian innovations across the spectrum are fantastic and are the key to solving problems in the field of health, agriculture, gender and climate, Microsoft Co-founder and philanthropist, Bill Gates, said in the national Capital on Thursday.

India's leopard population rises to 13,874: report

NEW DELHI: Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav on Thursday released a report which said that the country's leopard population has risen to 13,874 (Range: 12,616 – 15,132) .

Trinamool suspends Sheikh Shahjahan from party for six years

KOLKATA: The Trinamool Congress has suspended Sheikh Shahjahan, the accused mastermind behind the attack on ED and CAPF teams at Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas district on January 5, from the party for six years, state Education Minister Bratya Basu announced on Thursday.

SC reverses 2018 ruling regarding automatic vacation of stay orders

NEW DELHI:Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a 2018 ruling regarding automatic vacation of stay orders beyond six months.

J&K cop injured in accidental firing

SRINAGAR: A local policeman was injured on Thursday when his rifle went off accidentally in J&K’s Pulwama district.

HC issues notice on Shahrukh Pathan's bail plea in 2020 Delhi riots case

NEW DELHI: The High Court on Thursday issued notice to Delhi Police on the bail plea of Shahrukh Pathan, who had allegedly pointed a pistol at a policeman during the 2020 riots.

Mistake in date of FIR against former CPI-M MLA inadvertent: Bengal Police

KOLKATA: A senior official of West Bengal Police on Thursday morning admitted that the cops made an inadvertent mistake in the date of the FIR registered against former CPI-M legislator from Sandeshkhali Assembly constituency, Nirapada Sardar, on the basis of which he was arrested.

BRS set for 'Chalo Medigadda' to counter Congress campaign

HYDERABAD: The stage is set for opposition Bharat Rashtra Samithi’s (BRS) ‘Chalo Medigadda’ programme on Friday to counter what it calls misinformation campaign by the Congress government over Kaleshwaram project.

Soldier injured in accidental firing in J&K’s Poonch

JAMMU: A soldier was injured in an accidental firing on Thursday along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K’s Poonch district.

Telangana issues notification for recruitment of 11,062 teachers

HYDERABAD: The Telangana Government on Thursday issued a Mega District Selection Committee (DSC) notification for filling up 11,062 teaching posts.

Abdul Karim Tunda acquitted in 1993 serial blast case, two others get lifer

JAIPUR: Abdul Karim Tunda (80), an accused in the serial blast case that rocked five cities in 1993, was acquitted by the TADA court of Ajmer in Rajasthan on Thursday. Two others Irfan (70) and Hameeduddin (44) were sentenced to life imprisonment.

No sympathy for Sheikh Shahjahan, says Chief Justice of Calcutta HC

KOLKATA: Calcutta High Court Chief Justice T.S. Sivagnanam, on Thursday, observed that this court has no sympathy for the Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan, who was arrested 55 days after the attack on ED and CAPF sleuths in Sandeshkhali.

Ladakh : BDO Leh/Thiksay conducts Two-Day PFMS Portal Training Program

Ladakh : Meeting regarding Pulse Polio Immunization at SDM office

Miltenyi Biotec to set up innovation and technology center in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Miltenyi Biotec, a global biotechnology company, will launch its operations in India with the setting up of Innovation and Technology Center in Hyderabad.

Manipur assembly goes digital, all proceedings to be paperless

Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday launched the National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) in the Manipur Assembly making the legislative activities paperless.

The four intrepid IAF fighter pilots who form Team 'Gaganyaan'

NEW DELHI: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announcing the names of the four IAF officers who will be on India's Gaganyaan mission, the Indian Air Force has revealed the background and credentials of of Group Captains Prasanth Balakrishnan Nair, Ajit Krishnan, and Angad Pratap, and Wing Commander Shubhanshu Shukla.

Veteran Gujarat Congress leader Naran Rathwa and son join BJP

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Congress suffered a setback on Tuesday as its senior leader Naran Rathwa and his son Sangram Rathwa, joined the BJP along with a group of supporters.

ED issues 8th summons to Kejriwal, asks him to appear on March 4

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate has once again issued summons to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to appear before it in connection with the alleged excise policy scam case.

Bengal Guv writes to Mamata govt, seeks Sheikh Shahjahan's immediate arrest

KOLKATA: West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose has written a letter to the state government seeking immediate arrest of Sheikh Shahjahan, the absconding Trinamool Congress leader from Sandeshkhali and accused mastermind of the attack on ED and CAPF personnel.

NGMA to host Varna Mythri: Artist Rumale Chennabasaviah’s Retrospective

NEW DELHI:The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is set to introduce Mumbai to the works of Rumale Chennabasaviah through his retrospective 'Varna Mythri’.

One-way traffic allowed from Jammu to Srinagar on national highway

SRINAGAR: Traffic authorities on Tuesday allowed one-way traffic on Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of the road condition and inclement weather.

India’s rural-urban income gap declines sharply amid fall in poverty level: SBI Report

NEW DELHI: Along with the sharp decline in poverty in India, there has also been a marked reduction in the rural-urban income divide in the country, according to an SBI Research analysis of a Consumer Expenditure Survey released on Tuesday.

India’s rural-urban income gap declines sharply amid fall in poverty level: SBI Report

NEW DELHI: Along with the sharp decline in poverty in India, there has also been a marked reduction in the rural-urban income divide in the country, according to an SBI Research analysis of a Consumer Expenditure Survey released on Tuesday.


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