Jet shareholders approve conversion of loan into shares

Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Shareholders of the beleaguered Jet Airways have approved a proposal to convert a part of company’s loans into shares with an overwhelming majority. The development assumes significance as the... Read more »

Rahul Gandhi “Government doesn’t want to accept employment crisis”

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that the Central government is not accepting the “employment crisis” in the country, and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should... Read more »

DMK calls for applications from Lok Sabha, assembly bypoll aspirants

Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) The DMK on Saturday announced application forms for those wanting to contest in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and the bypolls to be held for 21 vacant assembly constituencies... Read more »

Kejriwal plans fast from March 1 for full statehood

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Saturday he will launch an indefinite fast from March 1, demanding full statehood for Delhi. “I will be on an... Read more »

Muzzafarpur home victims who are important witnesses are on a run

Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) Seven girls, including five, who alleged abuse at the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home last year, have escaped from a short stay home in Patna district, police said on Saturday.... Read more »

Mamata government creates DRI&E to tackle tax evasion, leakage of revenue

Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) In a bid to tackle the menace of tax evasion and leakage of state revenue in an efficient manner, the West Bengal government has created its own new Directorate... Read more »

New Horizons spacecraft sends sharpest view of Ultima Thule

Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the sharpest possible pictures of the Kuiper Belt Object (KBO), nicknamed Ultima Thule, captured just before its closest approach. The new images... Read more »

Apurvi wins gold at shooting World Cup

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Apurvi Chandela won the first gold for India at the ISSF World Cup by finishing on top of the women’s 10 metre Air Rifle category here on Saturday.... Read more »

Delhi’s per capita income almost 3 times the national average

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The per capita income of Delhi at current prices during 2018-19 was estimated at Rs 3,65,529 – about three times against the per capita income at national level... Read more »

Odisha government obstructing Central projects worth Rs 1.36 lakh crore

Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Ahead of general and Assembly elections in Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday accused the state government of stalling Rs 1,36,417 crore worth of Central projects in... Read more »

Toll in Assam hooch tragedy reaches 80

Guwahati, Feb 23 (IANS) The death toll in the Assam hooch tragedy has increased to 80, with the death of two more people, authorities said on Saturday. Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on... Read more »

Pakistan seizing control of ‘JeM HQ’ fabricated reports

Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday called Indian media reports of the Pakistan government taking administrative control of the headquarters of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) “fabricated”, claiming that the facility... Read more »