Friday, May 26, 2017

Monsoon alert: Rains to hit Kerala before 30 May, says IMD forecast

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) may have announced the onset of monsoon in Kerala on 30 May, but seasonal rainfall may arrive a day before.Ministry of Earth...

Kashmir unrest: Militants conduct door-to-door searches in Pulwama, thrash villagers

At around 9 pm on Saturday, a group of heavily armed militants appeared in Naira village of the volatile Pulwama district in south Kashmir. They started carrying out...

GST: Industrial alcohol, ethanol to attract 18% tax; decision on stock provision rules on...

New Delhi: Potable alcohol has been kept out of the Goods and Services tax (GST) regime but industrial alcohol, including ethanol, will be taxed at 18 percent once...

IPL 2017: From Ben Stokes to Ishant Sharma, here’s a look at the hits...

Every Indian Premier League (IPL) season there are some players we expect to do well, and some players who surprise us. There are players we have doubts over,...

Narendra Modi condemns Manchester terror attack in UK, says he is ‘pained’ by assault

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condemned the blast in Manchester in the UK which killed at least 19 people and injured around 50.File image of...

Maharashtra farmers to go on strike from 1 June to draw govt’s attention to...

Mumbai: Kisan Kranti, a state-level coordination committee of different farmers' outfits on Monday said that they would go ahead with a state-wide farmers strike from 1 June, in...

Meghalaya to declare Class X, XII Arts stream results tomorrow: Check your grades on...

The Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBSE) will announce the Secondary School Leaving Certificate(SSLC) and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) Arts stream examination results on Tuesday at...

Uttar Pradesh set to end 20 percent minority quota in social welfare schemes

Lucknow: In a move likely to trigger a political storm, the Bharatiya Janta party government in Uttar Pradesh is all set to end the 20 percent quota for minorities...

Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh: No possibility of loan waivers for farmers

New Delhi: Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday denied any possibility of a loan waiver for farmers, saying the NDA government's focus lay in their empowerment...

H-1B: Nasscom steps up lobbying with US lawmakers on visa, immigration curbs

Washington: Facing rough weather amid large-scale layoffs and visa curbs in the US, the Indian IT industry body Nasscom has stepped up its lobbying with the American lawmakers...

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PML-N govt presents fifth budget with Rs5.1 trillion outlay

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) government on Friday presented its fifth and possibly last budget before general elections in 2018,...