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ranchiIndia's stable economy seen by world as 'bright spot': Dr Jitendra
RANCHI: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Sp...

dehradunJio launches 5G services in Haridwar; now live in 226 cities across India
DEHRADUN: Reliance Jio on Saturday launched its True 5G services in Haridwar from Har Ki Pauri, taking the total number of Jio True 5G cities to 226 across the country.

NEW DELHIPursuing collaboration with India in defence, other sectors: Lithuania lawmakers
NEW DELHI: Lithuania is pursuing enhanced collaboration with India in a range of sectors, including defence, biotechnology and semiconductors, to mutually address needs of a rapidly changing global l...


WORLDIndia a dependable partner, reliable friend of Sri Lanka: Union minister V Muraleedharan
India is always a dependable partner and a reliable friend of Sri Lanka, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said.

CHANDIGARHPunjab Congress chief urges CM Bhagwant Mann to consider release of Navjot Singh Sidhu from jail
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Congress chief Amrinder Singh Raja Warring on Saturday appealed to Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to consider early release of Navjot Singh Sidhu who is serving an year-long sentence...

KOCHIGovt to push primary steel producers to use 50 pc of input from recycled steel by 2047: Jyotiraditya Scindia
KOCHI: Union Steel Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Saturday said his ministry will push primary steel producers to use 50 percent of their input from scrapped/recycled steel by 2047 to help achieve ...

MUMBAIIndia's macro fundamentals not affected by Adani's FPO withdrawal: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
MUMBAI: Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said India's macro fundamentals and economic image are not affected by the Adani Group's withdrawal of its Rs 2...

NEW DELHINow, online common entrance exam first for Agniveer recruitment process by Army
NEW DELHI: The army has announced a change in the Agniveer recruitment process and candidates wanting to join the force will now have to first appear for an online common entrance examination (CEE), ...

NEW DELHIRs 7,000 cr proposed budgetary allocation for eCourts project phase 3 to enhance judicial efficiency: CJI Chandrachud
NEW DELHI: The proposed allocation of Rs 7,000 crore in the 2023-24 budget for phase three of the eCourts Project will enhance judicial institutions and efficiency while ensuring courts reach every c...

NEW DELHIBill Gates tries hand at making roti, draws PM Modi's praise
NEW DELHI: Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates' stab at cooking a roti drew praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who encouraged him on Saturday to try his hand at making millet ...

NEW DELHIPM Modi to inaugurate HAL's helicopter factory in Karnataka on Feb 6
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation a helicopter production facility of state-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in Karnataka's Tumakuru on Monday.

KOLKATASmriti Irani slams Congress for disrupting proceedings in Parliament
KOLKATA: Union Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday slammed the Congress for disrupting the proceedings in Parliament demanding an independent investigation into the allegations of fraud against billion...

NEW DELHICourt discharges Sharjeel Imam in Jamia violence case
NEW DELHI: A court here on Saturday discharged student activists Sharjeel Imam and Asif Iqbal Tanha in the Jamia violence case.

NEW DELHIPM Modi to address Jaipur sport meet participants
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the participants of ‘Jaipur Mahakhel' on Sunday via video conferencing.

IMPHALBomb blast near Sunny Leone’s fashion show venue in Imphal
IMPHAL: A powerful explosion took place on Saturday near the venue of a fashion show event in Imphal which actress Sunny Leone is scheduled to attend on Sunday, an official said.

BENGALURUYou are my new hero: Sunil Gavaskar tells Lakshya Sen
BENGALURU: A star-struck Lakshya Sen couldn't believe his eyes when the legendary Sunil Gavaskar dropped in at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA) in Bengaluru to meet him and the youngster...

NEW DELHIBJP govt at Centre fighting with everyone, alleges Arvind Kejriwal
NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday accused the BJP government at the Centre of ''fighting with everyone'', including states, judges, farmers as well as traders.

NEW DELHIDPIIT reviews progress made by social sector ministries in adoption of PM Modi GatiShakti National Master Plan
NEW DELHI: The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has reviewed the progress made by social sector ministries in the adoption of PM GatiShakti National Master Plan (NMP).

NEW DELHIED questions Rahul Gandhi's aide in money laundering case against TMC functionary
NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate has questioned and recorded the statement of Alankar Sawai, a close aide of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, in a money laundering case in which TMC spokesperson S...

NEW DELHIIndia logs 128 fresh Covid cases
NEW DELHI: India saw a single-day rise of 128 coronavirus infections, while the active cases have increased to 1,792, according to Union health ministry data updated on Saturday.

WORLDIndia committed to preserving and popularising all culture and traditions in country, says High Commissioner Kumaran
India is committed to preserving and popularising the culture and traditions of various parts of the country, the Indian envoy in Singapore has said, as he launched a two-day festival on Kashmir.

CHANDIGARHPunjab CM Mann flags off first batch of 36 govt school principals for Singapore visit
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday flagged off the first batch of 36 government school principals for their visit to Singapore for professional training.

ShowbizPathaan box office collection Day 9: Shah Rukh Khan-starrer passes Rs 700 crore worldwide, Rs 364 crore in India
Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Pathaan is having a dream run at the box office, and the film is showing no signs of slowing down. On its ninth day of release, Pathaan crossed the Rs 700 crore mark at the wor...

JammuCDS reviews security situation in Jammu
JAMMU: Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan, who was on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, chaired a high-level security meeting here which was attended by top Army Commanders and Jammu and...

NEW DELHIPostal Federation delegation meets Dr Jitendra, hails employee-friendly Budget
NEW DELHI: A delegation of Bharatiya Postal Employees Federation called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; Mo...

NEW DELHIIndiGo passenger 'takes flight to Patna', lands in Udaipur
NEW DELHI: An IndiGo passenger who was supposed to take a flight to Patna from Delhi landed in Udaipur on January 30.

NEW DELHIRahul Gandhi writes to PM over ‘plight' of Kashmiri Pandits, flags J&K administration's ‘insensitive' approach
NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to look into the 'plight' of Kashmiri Pandit employees who do not want to return to the Kashmir Valley without a guarant...

JammuCBI searches 37 locations in J&K over irregularities in finance dept recruitment exam
JAMMU: The CBI Friday conducted searches at 37 locations in six districts of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with alleged irregularities in the recruitment exam of accounts assistants in the finance ...

NEW DELHISC issues notice to Centre on PILs on BBC documentary on 2002 Gujarat riots
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the central government on pleas challenging its decision to block a BBC documentary on the 2002 Gujarat riots.

NEW DELHIAmul hikes milk prices, new rates effective from today
NEW DELHI: Gujarat dairy co-operative Amul has announced a hike of up to Rs 3 per litre on fresh milk effective from today. Post this revision, the price of Amul Gold will be Rs 66 per litre.

NEW DELHIIndia logs 99 fresh Covid cases
NEW DELHI: India saw a single-day rise of 99 coronavirus infections and no deaths, according to Union health ministry data updated on Friday.

NEW DELHIIndia's services sector growth eases slightly in January
NEW DELHI: The Indian services sector growth rate moderated in January as output and sales rose at softer rates, while subdued level of confidence among service providers towards future outlook appea...

NEW DELHISingapore Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon shares bench with CJI Chandrachud in SC
NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of Singapore Sundaresh Menon on Friday sat on the Supreme Court of India bench headed by CJI D Y Chandrachud.

NEW DELHILok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm due to Opp protests over Adani issue
NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm on Friday due to opposition protests demanding a joint parliamentary committee probe into the fraud-allegation-triggered rout in Adani Group ...

NEW DELHIGovt likely to clear 5 names recommended for elevation as Supreme Court judges
NEW DELHI: The government is likely to clear the names of three high court chief justices and two HC judges recommended for elevation to the Supreme Court, sources said.

WORLDNSA Doval meets members of USISPF, discusses cooperation in defence, space
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has met the members of a top American India-centric strategic and business advocacy group during which they discussed bilateral ties, particularly in the field of...