• ONGC gets 28 bids for 50 oil, gas fields in 1st bid round 23 Jan 2020 06:59 As many as 12 companies made 28 bids for 50 fields at the close of bidding on January 17 New Delhi: State-owned ONGC has received bids for 50 out of the 64 small and marginal oil and gas fields it has offered in a first of its kind bid round for raising …
  • Malaysia to buy more Indian sugar to resolve palm oil spat 23 Jan 2020 06:42 MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad will buy 130,000 tonnes of raw sugar from India worth 200 million ringgit ($49.20 million) in the first quarter, the company told Reuters. It bought around 88,000 tonnes of raw sugar from India in 2019. MSM is the sugar …
  • Youth Congress to launch ‘National Register of Unemployment’ 23 Jan 2020 06:36 New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) To counter the BJP narrative on National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), youth congress is going to start a campaign to highlight the growing unemployment in India by demanding a ‘National …
  • 411 nominations rejected, 3 withdrawn for Delhi polls 23 Jan 2020 06:36 New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) As many as 411 nominations were rejected and three were withdrawn as of Thursday, after the nominations for February 8 elections in Delhi ended and the scrutiny was held on Wednesday. According to the Election Commission, 1,029 …
  • Delhi polls: Navjot Singh Sidhu, Capt Amarinder Singh among star campaigners from Punjab 23 Jan 2020 06:21 Written by Kanchan Vasdev | Delhi | Updated: January 23, 2020 11:16:32 am Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu. (File Photos) Former Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been named a star campaigner by the Congress …
  • Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat: sources 23 Jan 2020 06:17 The company bought around 88,000 tonnes of raw sugar from India in 2019. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an …
  • "Will Drag Kamal Nath By Collar If..": Akali Leader Dares Congress 23 Jan 2020 06:17 "Kamal Nath will not be allowed to address in any corner of Delhi," Manjinder Singh Sirsa said. New Delhi: Hours after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's name appeared in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi assembly polls, …
  • Top Businessman's Wife Found Hanging In Delhi's Aurangzeb Lane Residence 23 Jan 2020 06:17 Natasha Kapur, wife of joint vice-president of Atlas Cycles, was found hanging (Representational) New Delhi: Natasha Kapur, wife of the joint vice-president of leading bicycle company Atlas Cycles, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a …
  • Jeff Bezos’s Phone Hack 23 Jan 2020 06:13 NEW DELHI: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, also the world’s richest man, allegedly had his phone hacked through a mobile spyware similar to the Israel-based “NSO Group’s Pegasus, according to a report made available to the UN Special Rapporteurs. Pegasus is the …
  • Credit Saison and Capital Float join hands to offer digital financing to SMEs 23 Jan 2020 06:10 NEW DELHI: Non-banking finance company (NBFC) Capital Float has entered into a co-lending partnership with Japanese financial services major Credit Saison, which will see both parties disburse business loans to India’s under-financed micro, small and …
  • Sodexo India appoints new country president 23 Jan 2020 06:09 NEW DELHI: Sodexo India has appointed Rohit Bahety to the role of country president, said the company. Bahety, who took over his new role this month, will also continue to be chief financial officer of the company. The company’s earlier country president …
  • Donald Trump repeats Kashmir mediation offer 23 Jan 2020 06:07 NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday reiterated its stand on Kashmir and stated that matter has to be addressed bilaterally following US President Donald Trump yet another offer to "help" resolve the issue. Kashmir a bilateral issue and will have to be …
  • Nirbhaya convicts' mum on last wishes before their execution on Feb 1 23 Jan 2020 05:55 New Delhi: All the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case are to be hanged on February 1. Strangely enough, none of the convicts has expressed their last wish yet. As per sources in Tihar jail, not one of those convicted in the Nirbhaya case has …
  • Indian women lawmakers face abuse as global online violence rises 23 Jan 2020 05:46 NEW DELHI/DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - N early 100 Indian women politicians faced abuse, including rape and death threats, on social media during elections last year, with researchers on Thursday raising concerns over …
  • Share market update: FMCG shares down; P&G dips nearly 1% 23 Jan 2020 05:44 NEW DELHI: FMCG shares were trading lower in Thursday's morning session. Shares of P & G Hygiene (down 0.6 per cent), Hindustan Unilever (down 0.49 per cent), Dabur India (down 0.29 per cent), United Spirits (down 0.22 per cent), Marico (down 0.15 …
  • Analysts positive on L&T post Q3 results; stock jumps 3% 23 Jan 2020 05:44 NEW DELHI: Shares of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) climbed 3 per cent in Thursday’s trade after the company reported strong order flows for the December quarter and maintained its order inflow growth for FY20 at 10-12 per cent. Analysts were largely …
  • Share market update: PSU bank shares gain; Canara Bank rises 1% 23 Jan 2020 05:44 NEW DELHI: Shares of PSU banks were trading with gains in Thursday's morning session. Shares of Central Bank of India (up 1.89 per cent), Canara Bank (up 1.28 per cent), UCO Bank (up 1.25 per cent), J & K Bank (up 1.21 per cent), Punjab National …
  • Jeff Bezos must be welcomed with open arms 23 Jan 2020 05:42 Normally, a promise to invest $1 billion in India would have been greeted with minor rejoicing in New Delhi. But not in the case of Jeff Bezos, the owner of e-commerce giant Amazon and the richest man in the world. Two well-placed individuals in the ruling …
  • Pak PM mum over Uighurs issue as China is 'good friend' 23 Jan 2020 05:31 Bonn [Germany], Jan 23 (ANI): Despite the global outcry over China's treatments of its minorities, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has chosen to remain tight-lipped on deplorable conditions of Uighur Muslims in China, saying Beijing is a "good …
  • Pak's trade will grow once relations get normal with India: Pak 23 Jan 2020 05:31 Davos [Switzerland], Jan 22 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that his country's potential for trade will increase exponentially once bilateral relations are normalised with India and Iran. "We are hoping that peace with …
  • Do away with these habits if you want to stay healthy 23 Jan 2020 05:29 By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: January 23, 2020 9:17:41 am Life can test you at times, but it is important to find humour in everyday situations. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock) When it comes to health, you have to take into consideration every …
  • Do you know about ‘presenteeism’ at work? This is how it affects your life 23 Jan 2020 05:29 By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: January 23, 2020 10:05:45 am Presenteeism is a much bigger concern in modern-day work environments. (Source: File Photo) In an ever-evolving competitive environment, many companies want their employees to be on …
  • Sophie Choudry acing pull-ups is all the fitness inspiration we need 23 Jan 2020 05:29 By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: January 23, 2020 10:55:12 am Sophie Choudry recently showed us how to do pull ups. (Source: sophiechoudry/Instagram, image designed by Gargi Singh) Sophie Choudry often gives us a sneak peek into her fitness …
  • Stock market update: Sugar stocks mixed; SBEC Sugar jumps 5% 23 Jan 2020 05:28 NEW DELHI: Most of the sugar stocks were trading with mixed signals on Thursday's morning session. Shares of SBEC Sugar (up 5.00 per cent), Rana Sugars (up 4.89 per cent), Piccadily Agro Industries (up 4.29 per cent), Sakthi Sugars (up 1.09 per cent) …
  • Stock market update: IT shares mixed; Infosys rises 2% 23 Jan 2020 05:28 NEW DELHI: IT shares were trading on a mixed note in Thursday's morning session. Shares of Infosys (up 1.5 per cent) , Hexaware Technologies (up 1.07 per cent) , HCL Technologies (up 0.91 per cent) , Wipro (up 0.81 per cent) , Tata Elxsi (up 0.4 per …
  • Stock market update: Cement stocks surge; Andhra Cements climbs over 3% 23 Jan 2020 05:28 NEW DELHI: Most of the cement stocks were in the green in Thursday's morning trade. Shares of Andhra Cements (up 3.50 per cent), HeidelbergCement India (up 2.92 per cent), APCL (up 2.71 per cent), Udaipur Cement Works (up 2.51 per cent) and Ramco …
  • Share market update: Metal shares shine; Welspun Corp climbs 3% 23 Jan 2020 05:28 NEW DELHI: Metal shares were trading in the positive zone in Thursday's morning session. Shares of Welspun Corp (up 2.64 per cent), Coal India (up 1.35 per cent), Ratnamani Metals & Tubes (up 1.02 per cent), Hindustan Copper (up 1.01 per cent), …
  • How to attempt CBSE Class 10th English exam 23 Jan 2020 05:28 Written by Arnab Mitra | New Delhi | Updated: January 23, 2020 9:39:09 am CBSE Class 10 English will be conducted on February 26, 2020 (Representational image) CBSE Class 10 English: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the class 10 …
  • UP Board 10th, 12th admit card 2020: Things to check in hall ticket 23 Jan 2020 05:28 By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 23, 2020 10:20:09 am UP Board exams for class 12 and class 10 will begin from February 18. Express Photo By Praveen Khanna/ representational image UP Board admit card 2020: The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik …
  • WhatsApp for Android beta users get Dark mode: Here’s how to enable 23 Jan 2020 05:27 By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 23, 2020 8:55:45 am WhatsApp Dark Theme will set the background of WhatsApp to more darker shades by default. WhatsApp Dark theme is finally live for Android beta users. The feature is included in WhatsApp for …
  • WhatsApp Animated Stickers, Delete Messages coming soon: Here’s how these features will work 23 Jan 2020 05:27 By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 23, 2020 10:28:39 am WhatsApp will introduce new features in 2020: Here are some of the expected ones. WhatsApp finally launches Dark mode for Android beta users on Wednesday. The dark theme — as the messaging …
  • Jeff Bezos phone hacked via WhatsApp: UN calls for investigation, NSO Group denies charge 23 Jan 2020 05:27 Written by Shruti Dhapola | New Delhi | Updated: January 23, 2020 10:47:42 am In this file photo from 2017, Jeff Bezos attends the premiere of “The Post” at The Newseum in Washington. United Nations experts have called for “immediate investigation” by the …
  • 6 kids injured in Delhi school bus accident 23 Jan 2020 05:23 New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A school bus in Delhi collided with a cluster bus and overturned in Narayana area on Thursday injuring at least six students, officials said. The bus was headed to Salwan Public School in Old Rajinder Nagar here. According to the …
  • 14 new flights planned for better air link to Odisha 23 Jan 2020 05:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A total of 14 new flights are planned to several national and international destinations to improve connectivity with Odisha. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said the new flights to and from Odisha have been planned …
  • At least 16 cars gutted in parking lot fire in New Delhi 23 Jan 2020 05:14 At least 16 cars, 9 bikes and 3 scooters are reported to have been consumed in a fire that broke out at the DDA car park in Mansarovar, an area of Northeast Delhi, Trend reports citing Sputnik. The blaze reportedly occurred in the early hours of Thursday …
  • Six students injured in bus accident in Delhi 23 Jan 2020 05:14 New Delhi: A school bus on Thursday collided with a cluster bus in Narayana area injuring six students, officials said. According to the Delhi Fire Services (DFS), a call was received at 7.10 a.m. on Thursday regarding the accident. The injured students …
  • Malaysia to buy more Indian sugar to resolve palm oil spat: Sources 23 Jan 2020 05:14 KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil imports. MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad will …
  • India plans fourth Summit with Africa in September 23 Jan 2020 05:14 NEW DELHI: India & Tunisia, on Wednesday, signed a memorandum of understanding on the creation of a Tunisian-Indian centre for innovation in information and communication technologies in the North African country. The two sides also discussed fourth …
  • Oil India moves SC over Rs 48,000 crore AGR dues  23 Jan 2020 05:06 Express News Service NEW DELHI:   State-owned oil major Oil India Ltd (OIL) on Wednesday became the first non-telecom firm to move the Supreme Court (SC) against its AGR order, filing a clarificatory petition over the Department of Telecom’s (DoT) demand …
  • Anupam Kher hits back at Naseeruddin Shah for his 'sycophant' jibe, calls latter 'frustrated' 23 Jan 2020 05:05 By PTI NEW DELHI: Anupam Kher on Wednesday hit back at his 'A Wednesday' co-star Naseeruddin Shah over his "clown" comment, saying the actor is not taken seriously due to his substance use. Shah had taken a shot at Kher, who has been a …
  • Article 370: SC to continue hearing petitions 23 Jan 2020 04:57 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday will continue hearing today various pleas challenging the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. A five-Judge Constitution Bench of …
  • PM pays tribute to Bal Thackeray on his birth anniversary 23 Jan 2020 04:57 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to the founder of Shiv Sena Bal Thackeray on his birth anniversary. “Tributes to the great Balasaheb Thackeray on his Jayanti. Courageous and indomitable, he never hesitated from raising …
  • Share market update: A2Z Infra, Reliance Infrastructure among top gainers on BSE 23 Jan 2020 04:51 NEW DELHI: The domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex was trading 13.55 points up at 41,128.93 on account of buying in frontline bluechip counters. Shares of Lotus Eye Hospital (up 19.33 per cent) , Sundaram (up 17.33 per cent) , HB Portfolio (up 10.28 per …
  • Share market update: Pharma shares advance; Divi's Lab gains 1% 23 Jan 2020 04:51 NEW DELHI: Pharma shares were trading higher in Thursday's morning session with their sectoral index trading higher. Shares of Divi's Laboratories (up 1.18 per cent), Cadila Healthcare (up 0.78 per cent), Piramal Enterprises (up 0.75 per cent), Sun …
  • Stock market update: Realty shares rise; Prestige Estates up 3% 23 Jan 2020 04:50 NEW DELHI: Realty shares were trading with gains in Thursday's morning session. Shares of Prestige Estates Projects (up 2.95 per cent), Indiabulls Real Estate (up 2.85 per cent), Godrej Properties (up 2.16 per cent), SOBHA (up 1.95 per cent), Sunteck …
  • Axis Bank, L&T drive Sensex 250 points higher; Nifty tops 12,150 23 Jan 2020 04:50 NEW DELHI: Domestic equity indices traded on a firm note in Thursday’s opening trade, led by gains in select index heavyweights. Meanwhile, all eyes are on the Union Budget that Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman will be presenting on February 1. Among …
  • Share market update: Ind Bank Housing, Lypsa Gems among top losers on BSE 23 Jan 2020 04:48 NEW DELHI: The domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex was trading 141.80 points up at 41,257.18 on account of buying in frontline bluechip counters. Shares of Ind Bank Housing (down 14.77 per cent), Hindustan Fluro (down 10.00 per cent), Lypsa Gems (down 9. …
  • Buzzing stocks: Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, Axis Bank, L&T 23 Jan 2020 04:48 NEW DELHI: Vodafone Idea with over 5.73 crore shares changing hands was leading among the most traded stocks on NSE on Thursday. Shares of Reliance Power (number of shares traded: 3.67 crore) , YES Bank (number of shares traded: 0.69 crore) , Axis Bank ( …
  • Share market update: Auto shares in the green; MRF up 2% 23 Jan 2020 04:48 NEW DELHI: Auto shares were trading in the green in Thursday's morning session. Shares of MRF (up 1.9 per cent), Bosch (up 1.4 per cent), Apollo Tyres (up 1.18 per cent), Amara Raja Batteries (up 1.17 per cent), Maruti Suzuki (up 1.07 per cent), …
  • Stock market update: Private banks advance; Axis Bank gains 3% 23 Jan 2020 04:48 NEW DELHI: Shares of private banks were trading with gains in Thursday's morning session. Shares of Axis Bank (up 3.08 per cent), Federal Bank (up 1.87 per cent), City Union Bank (up 1.12 per cent), Kotak Mahindra Bank (up 0.59 per cent) and ICICI Bank …
  • Share market update: Bank shares up; Axis Bank rises 3% 23 Jan 2020 04:48 NEW DELHI: Bank shares were trading with gains in Thursday's morning session. Shares of Axis Bank (up 2.68 per cent) , Federal Bank (up 1.76 per cent) , Bank of Baroda (up 0.74 per cent) , State Bank of India (up 0.74 per cent) , Punjab National Bank ( …
  • Adani Power drives 21 pc jump in Indian utilities' coal imports in 2019 23 Jan 2020 04:39 Imports rose to 69.51 million tonnes, the highest level since 2015, data from the Central Electricity Authority showed. New Delhi: Indian utilities’ coal imports jumped 21 per cent last year, rebounding after a three-year slide mainly due to increased …
  • 6 Students Injured In Collision Between School Bus And Cluster Bus In Delhi 23 Jan 2020 04:34 Six students got injured as the schoo bus they were in had a collision with a DTC cluster bus New Delhi: Six students were injured after a school bus collided with a cluster bus this morning in west Delhi's Naraina area, officials said. The six …
  • Another IndiGo Neo suffers Pratt engine stall 23 Jan 2020 04:26 NEW DELHI: The snag-prone Pratt and Whitney engine (PW) of an IndiGo A320 Neo stalled yet again soon after taking off from Mumbai for Hyderabad as 6E-5384 in the early hours of Thursday. While passing flight level 23,000 feet, one of the engines …
  • AGR payment: Telcos to wait for SC decision 23 Jan 2020 04:22 New Delhi: Vodafone Idea informed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) it will wait for the Supreme Court’s decision on the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) modification pleas, implying that it won’t make any payments to the government by the January 23 …
  • China bookings hit amidst Coronavirus outbreak 23 Jan 2020 04:22 NEW DELHI: Travellers from India have begun cancelling bookings to China in light of the deadly coronavirus outbreak and search queries for cities like Beijing and Shanghai are declining, travel operators and online agents said. “We are getting …
  • Ikea recalls 'Made in India' mugs due to excessive chemicals 23 Jan 2020 04:22 NEW DELHI: Ikea has recalled millions of ‘Made in India’ travel mugs from more than 400 stores across the world due to excessive levels of chemicals in the plastic product. “There are no medical issues and this is purely a proactive initiative keeping the …
  • Delhi HC restrains Campus from selling shoe range on Puma’s copyright plaint 23 Jan 2020 04:22 New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has restrained Campus Activewear from selling its Discovery range of shoes, on a complaint by German sportswear giant Puma that accused the Indian company of copying the sole of one of its latest shoes. Puma filed the case …
  • Force Motors invests Rs 1,000 crore in new platform for shared mobility 23 Jan 2020 04:10 Force Motors, the country’s largest van maker, unveiled its first next-generation shared mobility platform that has been simultaneously designed and developed for both internal combustion engines and 100% electric drive. Force Motors has invested Rs 1,000 …
  • Modi pays homage to Bal Thackeray on his birth anniversary 23 Jan 2020 04:09 New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Paying his tributes to Shiv Sena founder Bal Keshav Thackeray, known as Balasaheb Thackeray, on his 94th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called him a “courageous” leader who never hesitated from raising …
  • Have more money than your hair on head: Akhtar tells Sehwag 23 Jan 2020 04:09 New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Shoaib Akhtar has dismissed Virender Sehwag’s claim that the former Pakistani speedster lavishes praise on the Indian team because “it makes business”. In a video posted on his official Youtube channel, Akhtar said that he has more …
  • Exclusive: Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat - sources 23 Jan 2020 04:07 Business Malaysia's top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil. 23 Jan 2020 11:35AM Bookmark KUALA LUMPUR: …
  • Indo-Pak trade plunges in six months 23 Jan 2020 04:05 KARACHI: Amid strained bilateral relations between New Delhi and Islamabad, the trade between the two countries continued to suffer, but still mostly skewed in India’s favour in the first half of 2019-20. The latest data issued by the State Bank of …
  • Day 50: Still no action on DUTA ad hoc teachers' plea to absorb them 23 Jan 2020 03:47 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: Over a hundred Delhi University teachers held a demonstartion at ITO on Wednesday, marking 50 days of their demand for the absorption of ad-hoc teachers. DUTA President Rajib Ray told The New Indian Express that while the …
  • Congress 'local' Romesh Sabharwal up for battle against Kejriwal in Delhi elections 2020 23 Jan 2020 03:47 Express News Service NEW DELHI: The onus of winning a prized seat, which the Congress lost to the Aam Aadmi Party after bagging it three times in a row, is on a ‘local’. It took no less than Arvind Kejriwal to wrest the New Delhi Assembly constituency from …
  • Unorganised colony apart, BJP to build Delhi poll campaign around nationalism, Hindutva 23 Jan 2020 03:47 Express News Service NEW DELHI: With electioneering in the national capital entering advanced stage, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to weave its poll strategy around ‘nationalism’ and ‘Hindutva’. Instead of going all out to highlight the …
  • 'Fruits of government's labour reached every house', says Manosh Sisodia 23 Jan 2020 03:46 Express News Service NEW DELHI: A day after the nomination process for the Delhi elections ended, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia held a public meeting at Karol Bagh along with the Aam Aadmi Party candidate from the constituency, Vishesh Ravi. ALSO …
  • Will schemes, promises mint votes in 'jhuggi-jhopri' clusters this Delhi election? 23 Jan 2020 03:46 Express News Service NEW DELHI: “Pucca makan kise nahin chahiye. Lekin sab kaam chunao se pehle hota hai (Who doesn’t want a concrete house? However, these offers are on the table only before elections),” said Santosh, a domestic help who has been a …
  • Pune ka Shaheen Bagh: Powered by women, protest against CAA reaches Camp 23 Jan 2020 03:25 The protesters said they are inspired by their counterparts at Shaheen Bagh. (Express Photo) After Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi and Kausar Bagh at Kondhwa in Pune, another venue in the city — in the heart of Camp at Chhatrapati Shivaji Market — is seeing a …
  • Make Right to Health a fundamental right, says panel 23 Jan 2020 03:17 Express News Service NEW DELHI:  A high-level panel on reforms in the health sector has come up with radical suggestions like shifting healthcare from the state list to the concurrent list in the Constitution, opening over 3,000-5,000 small private …
  • Lalkansung : National Child Award for Exceptional Achievements 23 Jan 2020 03:12 Master Lalkansung awarded National Child Award for Exceptional Achievements - January 22 2020 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi - * Master Lalkansung awarded National Child Award for Exceptional Achievements :: Pix - TSE TSE News - 23rd January 2020 edition …
  • US may buy more Indian shrimp this year 23 Jan 2020 03:06 Kochi: India’s seafood exports are likely to gain from a recovery in US demand this month. The US was the largest buyer of Indian shrimps until last year when its offtake slipped because of oversupply and a dip in prices. China bought more shrimps from …
  • Indian Oil signs MoU with Ghana's National Petroleum Authority 23 Jan 2020 03:05 New Delhi [India], Jan 22 (ANI): Petroleum refining company Indian Oil on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) of Ghana for providing assistance and technical expertise in implementation of the …
  • Victoria Memorial to Belvedere House: A sneak peek into Kolkata’s new ‘cultural space’ 23 Jan 2020 03:01 Written by Divya A | Updated: January 23, 2020 8:13:23 am The Victoria Memorial Hall Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated India’s first dedicated “cultural space” in Kolkata. Four iconic colonial buildings — the Currency Building, Metcalfe …
  • Does fame command more respect than an individual? 23 Jan 2020 03:01 By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: January 23, 2020 7:15:50 am Does fame supersede who you are as an individual? (Source: Getty/Thinkstock) What is the price of fame? And does it supersede who you are as an individual? It is often said that …
  • Assam: AASU welcomes SC remark that it may hear Assam, Tripura pleas separately 23 Jan 2020 02:55 Tripura’s royal scion Pradyot Manikya Debbarma, who is also a petitioner in the case, tweeted, “Welcome the SC in segregating Tripura /Assam from the rest of the country as issues are quite different. Leaders of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), …
  • The kids are 'Artificial Intelligence' right 23 Jan 2020 02:55 Express News Service 1M1B (1 Million for 1 Billion), an Indian-based organisation focussed on social innovations and future skills, announced India’s First Artificial Intelligence (AI) Youth Lab in New Delhi on Tuesday, January 21. The AI Youth Lab is an …
  • Chanda Kochhar steps down as chairperson of Vadodara IIIT 23 Jan 2020 02:40 NEW DELHI: Chanda Kochhar, former CEO of ICICI Bank, has resigned as chairperson of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara days after the Enforcement Directorate attached properties belonging to her and her husband Deepak Kochhar in …
  • Fund paucity halts repair of PMGSY roads 23 Jan 2020 02:40 NEW DELHI: Two decades after the NDA-1 under Atal Bihari Vajpayee launched the Prime Minister Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to provide all-weather roads to India’s villages, the NDA-2 is looking at a road maintenance crisis in the flagship mission. While more …
  • REL, RFL executives under EOW scanner 23 Jan 2020 02:40 NEW DELHI: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police is probing the role of top executives at Religare Enterprises (REL) and its lending arm, Religare Finvest (RFL), in allegedly facilitating approval of hundreds of crores of loans to some shell …
  • NBCC ready with backup plan if it doesn’t get Rs 750 cr for Jaypee 23 Jan 2020 02:38 NEW DELHI: State-run NBCC (India), which was selected to acquire the debt-hit realty developer Jaypee Infratech, is ready with the backup plan in case it did not get Rs 750 crore of Jaiprakash Associates Ltd (JAL). JAL had deposited the money with the …
  • PMI Electro and BYD-Olectra bag most e-bus orders 23 Jan 2020 02:38 NEW DELHI: PMI Electro and BYD-Olectra have won large contracts floated by state transport agencies for supply of electric buses under a government scheme to promote green mobility, followed by Tata Motors, JBM Auto and Mytrah, people aware of the …
  • Banned cryptocurrency to uphold integrity of banking system: RBI 23 Jan 2020 02:38 NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday defended in the Supreme Court its 2018 circular directing banks to desist from dealing in any transactions involving cryptocurrencies, insisting that it had always been consistent in its opposition to …
  • Crude story: Oil demand rises 1.8% during April-December 23 Jan 2020 02:38 NEW DELHI: India’s oil demand rose 1.8% in the first nine months of the current fiscal, slower than 2.7% in the year-ago period. Dependence on oil imports also rose as domestic production fell 5.8% in the same period. Diesel sales, which makes up 40% of …
  • Three generations join Delhi women's citizenship sit-in 23 Jan 2020 01:02 Since early December, India has witnessed widespread protests against a new citizenship law which many see as anti-Muslim and anti-constitutional. The Muslim suburb of Shaheen Bagh in Delhi has become a protest hub, with thousands of women camping out day …
  • Ranji Trophy: Nitish Rana summons his white-ball prowess, takes Delhi home before dusk 23 Jan 2020 00:30 Written by Sandip G | New Delhi | Published: January 23, 2020 5:34:21 am Nitish Rana scored 105 *off just 68 balls. (Express file) Like many youngsters of his age, Nitish Rana hates advices. “A lot of people ask me why I play rash shots. Why could you play …
  • MeToo: Delhi HC asks anonymous account if it will represent victims 23 Jan 2020 00:25 Written by Pritam Pal Singh | New Delhi | Published: January 23, 2020 4:32:05 am The Delhi High Court (File Photo) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked an anonymous Instagram account holder, who had posted anonymous posts accusing artist Subodh Gupta of …
  • Delhi Confidential: No Distribution 22 Jan 2020 22:54 Chief Minister of Jharkhand Hemant Soren It is going to be a month since Hemant Soren has taken over as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, but he is yet to allocate portfolios to the three ministers who had taken oath with him. There is no word on Cabinet …
  • Delhi: Wife of top cycle firm executive hangs herself 22 Jan 2020 21:37 “Everyone is completely shocked,” said a staffer at the company who used to make weekly visits to the family home. “I talked to her just a few hours before and she seemed normal. Everyone is in shock; they can’t understand what happened.” (Representational …
  • Delhi: Law student alleges sexual assault by Tihar counsel 22 Jan 2020 21:37 Written by Anand Mohan J | New Delhi | Published: January 23, 2020 2:00:21 am Police have not made an arrest in the case so far, though officers confirmed that a probe is on. Police said the accused worked with the Delhi High Court legal services committee …
  • Man Accused Of Rape By Estranged Wife, Delhi Court Acquits Him 22 Jan 2020 21:33 The court said it could not be considered a case of rape as she was "wife of the accused on that day". New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted a man of rape charges saying the offence cannot be made out as the woman was married to him when he …
  • Centre wants new rules for speedy hanging of death row convicts 22 Jan 2020 21:10 New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking modification of its “convict centric” guidelines in death sentence cases to “victim centric” as it sought shorter, tighter deadlines for hanging convicts after their death warrant has been …
  • Delhi polls: Congress names Navjot Singh Sidhu as star campaigner 22 Jan 2020 21:10 NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former party chief Rahul Gandhi, general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are among the party’s list of 40 star campaigners for the Delhi Assembly polls. But the surprise …
  • 52 Independents try their luck for New Delhi seat 22 Jan 2020 20:07
  • Govt’s new initiative ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ part of R-Day parade 22 Jan 2020 19:14 New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The tableau of Ministry of Jal Shakti will showcase the government’s new initiative, ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’, during the Republic Day parade, which aims at providing functional tap connection to every rural household by 2024. The …
  • 57-year-old woman commits suicide in Delhi 22 Jan 2020 19:07 New Delhi: A 57-year-old woman was found dead at her residence in the national capital, police said on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Natasha Kapur, resident of Aurangzeb Lane. Police have also recovered a suicide note from the spot. The …
  • AAP releases list of 39-star campaigners for Delhi polls 22 Jan 2020 19:07 New Delhi: With the Delhi assembly polls inching closer, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday released a list of 39-star campaigners with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s name featuring on the top of the list. The list, which was submitted to the Delhi …
  • Why China is emerging as ground zero for new, mysterious diseases 22 Jan 2020 18:33 The latest outbreak is a respiratory illness caused by a new strain of coronavirus, which has so far infected over 400 people across central China, spreading from the city of Wuhan, where the first case was identified on 31 December 2019, and killing at …
  • Letter to BS: Mysterious new respiratory virus puts China govt on alert 22 Jan 2020 18:16 The outbreak of a mysterious respiratory illness in China has triggered panic and revived the horrendous memories associated with the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome or SARS epidemic caused by coronavirus which swept many South East Asian countries in …
  • In Delhi Slum, People Live with Stigma of 2012 Gang-Rape, Murder 22 Jan 2020 18:01 NEW DELHI - As the government readies to execute four men for the 2012 rape-murder of a young paramedic in India, the shanty neighborhood where the convicts once lived still battles the shame brought by the crime seven years ago. "The bad name will …