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  • Delhi govt seeks Rs 4,000 cr to augument transport system

    Delhi government today demanded a special package of Rs 4,000 crore from the Centre to augment public transport in the national capital and pitched for a rise in its share of central taxes

  • EAM meets TMA leader Sampanthan

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday met Tamil National Alliance Leader R. Sampanthan in Colombo. R. Sampanthan said Swaraj told him that India was committed to the problems of Tamil speaking population in Sri Lanka.

  • AAP protests against Gujrat CM's daughter

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members on Saturday protested against Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's daughter Anar Patel. The Gujarat Government had allotted land to a company at a very low cost which allegedly has close business links with Anar Patel.

  • President rule only option left for Bihar: Chirag Paswan

    Condemning the murder of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Brijnath Singh, party leader Chirag Paswan on Saturday said considering its deteriorating law and order situation in Bihar, President rule is the only option.

  • Jaitley, MoS Finance Sinha hold pre-Budget meetings

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met his counterparts on Saturday as part of a pre-budget meeting exercise. Jaitley is also suppossed to discuss the preparatory work for roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), though currently the Constitution Amendment Bill for GST is stuck in the Rajya Sabha.

  • Cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passes away

    Well known cartoonist Sudhir Tailang, who was suffering from a brain tumour passed away on Saturday, his family said. He would have turned 56 on February 26

  • U-19 World Cup: Rishabh Pant powers India to semi-finals on his IPL 'Pay Day'

    It was a day of double delight for young Rishabh Pant as he guided the India colts to the semi-final of the ICC U-19 World Cup with a crushing 197-run win over Namibia besides fetching Rs 1.9 crore IPL deal with the Delhi Daredevils

  • BJP protests against solar scam

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members held a protest against the solar scam on Saturday. Police had to use water cannons to disperse the protestors who tried to break down barricades.

  • Horse show enthralls Rajouri residents

    A horse show was recently organised in Jammu and Kashmir as part of the Nowshera Day celebrations. Every year, the Indian Army celebrates Nowshera Day on February 5 and 6 to commemorate the sacrifice of soldiers who laid down their lives to save the town of Nowshehra from Pakistani intruders in 1947.

  • Jaitley addresses telecom and broadcasting seminar

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated a seminar on telecom and broadcasting in New Delhi on Saturday. He talked about the growth of the economy and the impact of technology on it and also said that the telecom and broadcasting are the two most regulated sectors.

  • 'The Gig Carnival' kick starts in New Delhi

    The three-day long celebration of food, music and crafts curated by Gourmet Planet and the Incredible India campaign, The Great Indian Golchakkar {GIG} Carnival kick started at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

  • IPL 2016 auction held in Bengaluru

    Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction 2016 was being held in Bengaluru on Saturday. In the auction, left-arm all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for Rs. Seven crores. Pacer Ashish Nehra got richer by Rs. five and a half crores after joining SRH. Among the nine marquee players Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma and Shane Watson have the highest base price of Rs two crores.

  • Ryan school row: Father of deceased child demands CBI probe

    The father of a six-year-old Divyansh Kakrora, who was found dead in a water tank in the premises of the Vasant Kunj-based Ryan International School, on Saturday demanded a CBI probe of his son's death.

  • South Asian Games : Indians sweep all gold in cycling

    India on Saturday grabbed both the gold and silver medals on offer, establishing early dominance in the cycling competition of the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati

  • Unidentified gunmen open fire on Mumbai builder

    Two unidentified gunmen shot and injured a builder in Mumbai's Chunabhatti suburb on Friday. The incident was captured on CCTV camera that was installed inside the office of Jignesh Rupesh, the owner of Arihant builders

  • Sisodia says Divyansh could be a victim of bigger unfortunate event

    Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that he has asked concerned officials to seek an explanation from Ryan International School with regard to allegations made by the parents of Divyansh Kakora.

  • Global auto majors bullish about growth in India

    Hundreds of enthusiasts thronged country's largest automobile exhibition as global auto majors hailed India as a highly competitive and fast growing market. Faced with slackening demand and falling sales in other major markets like China, the auto biggies are looking at India as a bright spot.

  • Swaraj calls on Sri Lankan President Sirisena

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. Swaraj was accompanied by Foreign Secretary S.

  • African students protest over Tanzanian girl assault

    Scholars of the African Students Union (ASU) on Saturday staged a protest against the recent assault on a Tanzanian girl in Bengaluru. The protestors carried placards and raised slogans against the authorities concerned.

  • India to renovate schools ravaged by civil war in Sri Lanka

    New Delhi and Colombo signed two pacts to deepen bilateral ties during the ninth Sri Lanka-India Joint Commission. India has agreed to renovate 27 schools ravaged by civil war in Sri Lanka along with the construction of a surgical unit in a local hospital.