New Delhi, Nov 18: Microsoft founder Bill Gates who met Yogi Adityanath on Friday is expected to help the Uttar Pradesh chief minister in tackling Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). The Microsoft founder in a meeting with UP CM has reportedly discussed ways to intensify the immunisation programme against Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome. The […]
The government has reportedly given a green signal to the NAC for a hike in basic pay beyond the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission with fitment factor 3.00 times.
While Finance Ministry has urged states and traders to conform to this norm, National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) will be able to ensure this on a more proactive manner.
For more such breaking and latest news and updates stay tuned to India.com as it brings all the happening news and events of the day.
Paris, Nov 17 (IANS) A Paris court has ordered former French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot to pay $14,000 to tennis star Rafael Nadal over a doping allegation.
New York, Nov 17 (IANS) The US dollar traded mixed against other major currencies as investors digested the latest economic data. In late New York trading on Thursday, the euro declined to $1.1764 from $1.1793 in the previous session, and the British pound increased to $1.3182 from $1.3168 in the previous session, Xinhua reported. The Australian dollar climbed to $0.7589 from $0.7584.
A Kerala ambulance driver transporting an ailing month-old infant accomplished the impossible this week, racing from Kannur to Thiruvananthapuram in under seven hours, completing a journey that normally takes 14 hours.
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Another woman has accused George H.W. Bush of touching her inappropriately while he was still in office in 1992, the seventh such allegation levelled against the former US President, the media reported. The 55-year-old woman from Michigan told CNN on Thursday that the incident took place when she was attending a fundraiser for Bush's re-election campaign in Dearborn, with her father when the President grabbed her behind during a photo-op.
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) An official from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has resigned after a disclosure revealed that he had made derogatory statements in the past about the black community and Islam, the media reported. Rev. Jamie Johnson, who was appointed the head of the DHS's Centre for Faith-Based and Neighbourhood Partnerships in April, made the remarks in a radio talk show in 2008. Johnson had said the black community was responsible for turning major US cities into "slums" and argued that Islam's only contribution to society was "oil and dead bodies".
Ahmedabad, Nov 17: Days after a sex CD allegedly featuring Hardik Patel surfaced, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) on Thursday claimed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) might release 52 more ‘morphed’ video clips of the Patidar leader and his aides to defame them ahead of Gujarat Assembly elections 2017. PAAS convener Dinesh Bambhania accused Gujarat Chief Minister […]
This is the third time in the recent while that an international agency lauded the government. Before this, World Bank had upgraded India's 'Ease of Doing Business' ratings. Most recently, Pew Research had said that Modi was the most popular leader-- Amit Shah had also took to Twitter to laud the government.
It is not known what prompted the youth to return. His friends revealed that he was a changed man when he attended the funeral of his friend who had died in an encounter with the security forces.
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Action star Sylvester Stallone, best known for his portrayal of boxer Rocky Balboa in the "Rocky" movie series, has denied the claims of sexual assault made by a woman against him. The actor was accused of sexual assault by the woman, who was 16 when the incident allegedly took place. This is said to have happened while he was filming "Over the Top" in Las Vegas in the late 1980s, reports dailymail.co.uk.
Introduction of the GST, benefits of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) and recapitalisation of the public sector banks that are expected to result in fewer NPAs in the future, among other measures, led Moody's to upgrade its sovereign rating for India for the first time in 13 years.
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) The female cast and crew of "The Royals" have added to the mounting sexual harassment charges against showrunner Mark Schwahn. In a statement released on Thursday and signed by 25 female cast and crew members from the drama series, the women who worked on the show engaged in "repeated unwanted sexual harassment of multiple female members of cast and crew", reports variety.com. It read: "This statement is a collection of voices from those women involved in 'The Royals' who would like to finally respond to the behaviour of our showrunner.
Amr Fahmy was appointed as the new general secretary of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), keeping up a family tradition that stretches across three generations. The 34-year-old Egyptian replaces Hicham El Amrani of Morocco, who resigned just weeks after long-standing president Issa Hayatou of Cameroon was ousted in a surprise election defeat to Ahmad of Madagascar in March. Fahmy's grandfather Mourad served as general secretary of African football's governing body from 1961-82, after which he was replaced by his son Mustapha, who held the post until 2010 before moving to Zurich as the director of competitions at FIFA.
New Delhi [India], Nov 17 (ANI): The Dean of Diplomatic Corps, Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos on Friday said the toxic smog over New Delhi is a matter of serious concerned for diplomats as well as tourists coming to India. "The pollution has impacted the life of diplomats as it has impacted the life of every citizen in Delhi. Dannenberg Castellanos further said, several embassies have contacted him regarding the issue and they will be bringing it up as well.
The CLSS for MIG covers two income segments in the MIG viz. Rs.6,00,001 to Rs.12,00,000 (MIG-I) and Rs.12,00,001 to Rs.18,00,000 (MIG-II) per annum.
Seoul, Nov 17 (IANS) A North Korean soldier who was shot fleeing across the border had an extremely high level of parasites in his intestines, his doctors said. The defector crossed the demilitarised zone earlier this week, but was shot several times by North Korean border guards as he ran across the Joint Security Area in Panmunjom to the South Korean side. Doctors said the patient was stable, but "an enormous number" of worms in his body were contaminating his wounds and making his situation worse, the BBC reported.
Mumbai, November 17: A group of thieves robbed a Bank of Baroda of Rs 3 crore over the weekend in Navi Mumbai. As per the CCTV footage of November 12 (Sunday), the thieves were seen coming out of the bank with sacks. Earlier this week it was reported that robbers looted 27 lockers at Bank of […]
VK Sasikala's husband M Natarajan to serve jail time after Madras High Court upheld CBI special court's verdict in the 1994 luxury car import case.
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], November 17 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday expressed happiness over National Green Tribunal's (NGT) clearance for the upcoming state capital, Amaravati. NGT earlier in the day gave the approval for the construction of Amaravati, as a dream capital on the banks of Krishna river.
New Delhi [India], Nov 17 (ANI): India's tier II and III cities hold the key business opportunities for the female intimate care market, said PeeSafe, a leading personal hygiene brand on the sidelines of the World Toilet Day. Lack of awareness and inadequate knowledge about personal hygiene has always been a issue among social communities in India. As a result, there is a growing interest amongst users in female intimate hygiene products.
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] Nov. 17 (ANI): A social activist has filed complaint against National Conference President Farooq Abdullah and film actor Rishi Kapoor for their views on the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK). Sukesh Khajuria filed a complaint with District Magistrate against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and actor Rishi Kapoor and sought action against them under section 196 of CrPC, which deals with offences against the State and for criminal conspiracy to commit such offence.
Fishermen who venture into the sea for their livelihood are frequently arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on charges of crossing the international maritime border.