Ending the nine-year-long wait, regulation of real estate sector involving over 76,000 companies across the country becomes a reality from May 1st with the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016 coming into force. With all the 92 Sections of the Act coming into effect fRead More »
Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh was today removed as party's general secretary in-charge of poll-bound Karnataka and Goa after its fiasco in government formation in the coastal state.
New Delhi [India], April 29 (ANI): Ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V. Dinakaran has been brought back to Delhi by the Delhi Crime Branch for further questioning in connection with the Election Commission bribery case. The Delhi Police questioned several men suspected to have been linked to the money trail in the case.
New Delhi [India] Apr 29 (ANI): The Empoyees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will join hands with the Urban Development Ministry to build 10 lakh homes in next two years, said Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Saturday. Talking to ANI here, Dattatreya said, "We have started Group Insurance Housing Scheme to give EPFO subscribers homes in phased manner.
As controversy brewed over Robert Vadra - Priyanka Gandhi land deals, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday lashed out at the Modi led-Central government for targeting the couple.
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia on Friday tweeted that his Twitter account had been hacked and that "someone" was retweeting messages against social activist Anna Hazare.
Waymo, Ford Motor Co, Uber Technologies Inc, Toyota Motor Corp, Tesla Motors Inc and others also filed comments suggesting changes.
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be hot favourites to do the double on defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad when the two sides lock horns in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday. KKR have looked to be the team to beat this season and are on a roll winning four back-to-back games.
The explosion happened late on Friday about five kilometres (three miles) from the heavily guarded complex where Association of Southeast Asian (ASEAN) leaders are meeting and police said they were investigating the possibility that it was a revenge assault.
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 29 (ANI): Captain Ayush Yadav, who laid down his life fighting terrorists in Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir, received a fitting farewell where his near and dear ones joined the nation in bidding him adieu. Captain Ayush's parents were inconsolable when the body of the hero reached his home at Defence Colony from the mortuary of the Army Hospital. When Captain Ayush's body was being taken on the final journey to the cremation ground with full state honours, thousands of people were assembled on the both sides of the road.
New Delhi [India], Apr 29 (ANI): Introspecting the non-compliance of tax havens with currency and fiscal reforms, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday asserted that it is important for the Indian economy to move from a non-compliant to a highly-compliant state. Delivering the inaugural address at the Enforcement Day celebrations of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here, the Finance Minister, while highlighting the importance of tax compliance urged the ED to exercise their power of penalising those who violate the law.
Angers (France), April 29 (IANS) Olympique Lyon climbed to the fourth position in the French football league with a 2-1 away victory over French Cup finalists Angers SCO at the Stade Raymond Kopa here. Lyon, who will face Ajax in next week's Europa League semi-finals first leg, warmed up quicker than their tough opponents in their Ligue 1 match here on Friday evening. Mathieu Valbuena put the ball into the net after Maxime Gonalons forced a save from Angers goalkeeper Alexandre Letellier in the 17th minute, reports Xinhua news agency.
Local reports said the bus was travelling from the centrally-placed Bago province when it went off the highway near the town of Myawaddy and fell into the ravine. Regional authorities rushed to the spot and started search and rescue operations, but their task was made difficult by the terrain. Local aid groups have since then managed to help the police extricate the injured from the spot and send them to hospitals in and around Myawaddy town.
Another suspect and close friend of Kankaraj, Sayan alias Shyam, was seriously injured while his wife and child died in a road accident involving their two wheeler and a car in Kerala's Thrissur district on Saturday, police said.
Can Rangers get their first-ever win over Old Firm rivals Celtic this 2016-17 football season, as the attention shifts to the Ibrox Stadium for the first Rangers vs Celtic clash in the Scottish league for the calendar year 2017?
Seeking equal rights for Muslim women, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he believes that the reformers from the community will protect women from ill-effects of triple talaq.
Beirut, April 29 (IANS) A team comprising former star footballers of multiple European champions FC Barcelona beat ex-players of fellow Spanish giants Real Madrid 3-2 here in a game billed as the "Classico of Legends". In front of over 30,000 spectators at the Cite Sportive on Friday evening, 36 former Barcelona and Real Madrid players entertained their overseas fans in Lebanon, reports Xinhua news agency.
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 30 (ANI): Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath started his day with his ritualistic practice of feeding cows and calves in the cowshed of his parliamentary constituency Gorakhpur on Sunday. For over two decades, Yogi has devotedly observing the practice of feeding the cows. According to him, the cows recognise him and that he has also named some of the animals close to him.
Buenos Aires, April 29 (IANS) Jorge Sampaoli is the sole candidate to take over as coach of Argentina's national team, according to Argentine Football Association (AFA) chief Claudio Tapia. The position fell vacant by the dismissal of Edgardo Bauza earlier this month after a poor run of results, reports Xinhua news agency.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Apr 29 (ANI): Rubbishing claims of taxes being levied on agricultural income, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya stated that there has been no such proposal put forth by the chamber. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi is looking to double the income of farmers by 2022. At a time like this, there is no question of taxing agricultural income," Panagariya told ANI.
BJP MP Poonam Mahajan took a dig at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, and said those who do vipassana are "messed up in mind".
New Delhi [India], April 29 (ANI): Citing examples of 'triple talaq' and the practice of 'marrying four wives' in Islam, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday described Swamy Prasad Maurya's comments on Muslim women as 'correct', asserting that there is no gender equality and women have third class status in Islamic religion. Swamy told ANI, "There is no doubt that in Islamic practice and preaching women have been given second or third class status.