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Pune: To join Indian Army, Anganwadi helper’s son quits TCS

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Pune: To join Indian Army, Anganwadi helper’s son quits TCS

Pune: A 25-year-old engineer working with a leading IT company — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has left his five-figure salary job to join the Indian Army, reported Times of India. Bharat Darbarsingh Yadav, who is the son of an Anganwadi helper, managed to crack the Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam after his failed attempt to clear the […]

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Suresh Prabhu orders extra goods train for Nashik onion farmers

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Suresh Prabhu orders extra goods train for Nashik onion farmers

NEW DELHI: Thanks to a bumper onion crop this time, the railways will be providing one extra goods train, in addition to existing three, to dispatch onions from Nashik to five destinations. With this, the total number of trains carrying onions will rise to four from Monday, said Central Railway in a statement. “This year […]

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Modi Govt’s proposed new Bill may dilute Article 370, can create more trouble in Kashmir valley

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Modi Govt’s proposed new Bill may dilute Article 370, can create more trouble in Kashmir valley

Jammu: A political storm is brewing in strife-torn Jammu and Kashmir following the Centre’s proposal to introduce a bill in the parliament to extend the jurisdiction of the Collection of Statistics Act, 2008 to the restive state. Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a proposal to introduce a Bill in […]

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Council approves GST Compensation Law to save states from loss of revenue

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Council approves GST Compensation Law to save states from loss of revenue

Udaipur(PTI): Making some headway, the GST Council on Saturday approved a law to compensate states for any loss of revenue from implementation of the new national sales tax but deferred approval for enabling laws to next meeting. Legal language of a half-a-dozen provisions of the Central GST (C-GST), Integrated GST (I-GST) and State GST (S- […]

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Rafiq Shah’s College to jail: How cops stole 12 years of his youth

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Rafiq Shah’s College to jail: How cops stole 12 years of his youth

NEW DELHI: Mohammad Rafiq Shah was a student of MA (final) at Shah-i-Hamadan, Institute of Islamic Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, when on the midnight of November 21, 2005, his world plunged into darkness. He was picked up by officials of Delhi Police’s special cell and Special Task Force (STF) of Kashmir Police.Two days later […]

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It needs to act against companies creating artificial shortage of stents by the Government

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It needs to act against companies creating artificial shortage of stents by the Government

New Delhi: Government on Friday said it is keeping a close watch on some companies trying to create an artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stents and stringent action will taken against those engaging in unethical practices. There are reports of shortages of stents in hospitals after the government reduced their prices by up to 85% […]

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SBI’s merger with 5 associates to happen next financial year: Arundhati Bhattacharya

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SBI’s merger with 5 associates to happen next financial year: Arundhati Bhattacharya

MUMBAI: Top lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday said the merger of its five associates will happen in the next financial year and ruled out any wage-related issues delaying the process. On Wednesday, the Cabinet gave its final approval to merger of SBI and its five associates – State Bank of Bikaner & […]

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How and why Tamil Nadu gets its third CM in nine months; trust vote on Saturday

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How and why Tamil Nadu gets its third CM in nine months; trust vote on Saturday

CHENNAI,G JAGANNATH: Ending the political uncertainty in Tamil Nadu that began with caretaker Chief Minister O Panneerselvam revolting against All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary VK Sasikala, Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday sworn in a 31-member cabinet headed by 63-year-old Edappadi K Palaniswami. A special assembly session will be held on […]

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Being a Muslim: An Indian Poet captures what it is like to be a Muslim today

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Being a Muslim: An Indian Poet captures what it is like to be a Muslim today

MUMBAI: Today, being a Muslim has resulted in a lot of stereotypes and challenges. With US President Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim stand, the rise of ISIS in the past three years, and the widespread Islamophobia around the world, things have just become tougher . But then, Mumbai resident and poet Hussain Haidry recited this powerful poem […]

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Govt gives green signal to merger of SBI, associate banks; no decision regarding Bharatiya Mahila Bank

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Govt gives green signal to merger of SBI, associate banks; no decision regarding Bharatiya Mahila Bank

NEW DELHI: Seeking to create a global sized bank, the government today gave go ahead to the merger plan of SBI and its five associate banks but did not take a decision with regard to Bharatiya Mahila Bank. “The Cabinet had earlier in-principle cleared the (merger) proposal. It had gone to the boards of various […]

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