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PM Modi urges other states to take up organic farming like Sikkim

PM Modi urges other states to take up organic farming like Sikkim

Gangtok(PTI): Citing the successful example of Sikkim, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday batted for expansion of organic farming across the country as part of efforts to transform the agriculture sector entailing better remuneration for the farmers. Addressing a conference of Agriculture Ministers of states here, he also pitched for creating farming-oriented mobile phone apps, […]

WhatsApp annnounces it will go permanently free globally

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WhatsApp annnounces it will go permanently free globally

Delhi: Popular messaging app WhatsApp today said it will stop charging US $1 per year as a subscription fee, to go completely free for its users across the world. The service, which claims to have over a billion users globally, also said it will not introduce any third-party ads for monetization. “Nearly a billion people […]

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar urges SEBI to make people aware of rightful investment

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar urges SEBI to make people aware of rightful investment

PATNA(PTI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday inaugurated new office of SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) here and urged the financial regulatory body to control running of ponzi schemes and promote entrepreneurship in the state. Kumar inaugurated the new office of SEBI here in presence of SBI Chairman U K Sinha and […]

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TOP CELEBRITIES WHO INSURED THEIR BODY PARTS

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TOP CELEBRITIES WHO INSURED THEIR BODY PARTS

New York City: You need insurance for a lot of things. If you have a boat and fish, you get that insured. A rancher will insure their cattle in case something happens to their livelihood. Celebrities also take out insurance for various reasons. Here are some celebrities which have taken out policies for unique reasons. […]

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Dalit student’s death: Students protest outside HRD Ministry,70 held

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Dalit student’s death: Students protest outside HRD Ministry,70 held

NEW DELHI(PTI): Around 70 students were detained after scores of them engaged in violent protest outside the HRD Ministry to vent their ire over the alleged suicide of a Dalit research scholar of Hyderabad Central University. Students under the banner of Left-affiliated All India Students Association (AISA) and Students Federation of India (SFI) and Congress-affiliated […]

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PM Modi may make fresh bid to end impasse in House

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PM Modi may make fresh bid to end impasse in House

NEW DELHI,NISTULA HEBBAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to make another attempt to break the parliamentary logjam his government is faced with after January 29, but this time around it would be for Bills other than the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. This year is said to be crucial for the Modi government […]

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Tata Motors appoints former Airbus official Guenter Butschek as CEO & MD

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Tata Motors appoints former Airbus official Guenter Butschek as CEO & MD

MUMBAI: Tata Motors has appointed former top official of Airbus Guenter Butschek (55) as its Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director. Mr. Butschek will lead all operations of Tata Motors in India and in international markets including South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia and South Africa. He brings broad functional and general management skills, and wide international […]

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Need to change Whistleblowers Act to protect witnesses: CVC

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Need to change Whistleblowers Act to protect witnesses: CVC

New Delhi(PTI): There is a need to bring some provisions in Whistleblowers Act to protect witnesses that would provide confidence to those who expose corruption, Central Vigilance Commissioner K.V. Chowdary said in New Delhi on Monday. He also emphasised upon making public aware on the procedure to file complaints under Public Interest Disclosure and Protection […]

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Despite irregularities, no action taken by DDCA: Mudgal

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Despite irregularities, no action taken by DDCA: Mudgal

NEW DELHI(PTI): Justice Mukul Mudgal, who was appointed observer for the India-South Africa cricket test in New Delhi last month, on Monday pointed out several deficiencies in the working of DDCA and said it was a matter of concern that no tangible action appeared to have been taken to set them right. The 27-page report […]

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Hardik Patel, aides chargesheeted in second sedition case

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Hardik Patel, aides chargesheeted in second sedition case

Ahmedabad,MAHESH LANGA: Ahmedabad police have chargesheeted Hardik Patel and his aides for sedition and conspiracy to wage a war against the state authorities for launching a violent agitation under the banner of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), which was not even a registered entity. The 2,700 page bulky charge-sheet by the cops contend that the […]

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