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Stick to fiscal consolidation, IMF tells India

NEW DELHI(TH): While several demand and supply-side factors have resulted in a sharp fall in inflation and have given the Reserve Bank of India space to cut interest rates, there are several factors that could drive inflation up again, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned in its latest edition of the World Economic Outlook […]

Rio 2016: Dipa Karmakar just became the first ever Indian gymnast to qualify for the Olympics!

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On Sunday, Dipa Karmakar made history by becoming the first ever Indian to qualify for the Olympics in gymnastics. She completed her performance at the Final Qualifier and Olympic Test Event in Rio de Janeiro as she produced a strong show, finishing ninth in the first of the four subdivisions of the women’s artistic category. […]

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Patel agitation: Curfew clamped, internet services banned in developed Gujarat

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NEW DELHI: Curfew was clamped on Sunday in Mehsana town in Gujarat and mobile internet service banned as a massive rally of the Patel community demanding reservation and immediate release of their jailed leaders turned violent with two buildings being set ablaze and some police vehicles damaged. “We have imposed a curfew in Mehsana town […]

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EC to examine CD of PM Modi’s election speech

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KOLKATA(PTI): The Election Commission will examine the CD of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election speech in West Bengal where he criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for “violating” the model code of conduct. “We will send the video CD to EC. They will see what is to be done,” West Bengal’s Chief Electoral Officer Sunil Gupta […]

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Contract workers may soon get Rs 10,000 as monthly minimum wage in India

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Hyderabad: The Centre will issue an executive order to ensure contract workers get a minimum wage of Rs 10,000 per month, Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said. “It is the endeavour of the Central government to make reforms in labour laws and to proceed from minimum wage to universal wage. […]

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IPL 2016: Low ticket sales at major venues spoil the cheer, worry broadcasters and stakeholders

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The ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which kicked off on April 9, has not enthused the paying public as much as the earlier editions. The empty seats at major venues for IPL games has depressed both broadcasters and other stakeholders, says a report in Hindustan Times. One reason for the lacklustre response […]

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Country has chosen Modi as leader, we all should support him: Shah Rukh Khan

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Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan appeared on India TV show Aap Ki Adalat during which he spoke to Rajat Sharma about how his sentiments get hurt when he is made to say that he belongs to this country, or to prove his patriotism, confessing that “sometimes I feel very sad… feel like crying”. Shah Rukh […]

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HTC to soon launch 4G smartphone HTC 10 in India

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Premium smartphone maker HTC today said it will launch 4G smartphone HTC 10 in India soon. “We are pleased to announce that global flagship HTC 10 is coming soon to India. Stay tuned for the announcement and the availability date,” HTC South Asia President Faisal Siddiqui, President said in a statement. The 5.2 inch HTC […]

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Patel agitation: Rally in Mehsana turns violent; Gujarat Home Minister’s office vandalised

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Ahmedabad(PTI): A massive rally of the Patel community at Mehsana town in Gujarat demanding reservation and release of their jailed leaders on Sunday turned violent as police used lathicharge and fired teargas shells on the agitators who allegedly engaged in stone-pelting. Acording to a report in Aaj Tak, Gujarat Home Minister Rajni Patel’s office was […]

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India will emerge as global economic power: Rajnath Singh

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said India is poised to emerge as a global economic power and the efforts initiated by the Narendra Modi government will start bearing positive results in the days to come. “India will be a global economic power,” he said here at a BJP function. “The world […]

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