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Iran, India sign major agreements to expand economic ties

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  India, World  /  No Comments

TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — Iran and India signed nine agreements on Saturday to expand bilateral economic ties, with focus on the development and utilization of Iran’s strategic Chabahar Port. The agreements were signed in the presence of Iranian President Rouhani and Indian Prime Minister Modi in the Indian capital on Saturday. According to a […]

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Those voting for Congress will not get Ujjwala Yojana’s benefit: BJP MP

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Those voting for Congress will not get Ujjwala Yojana’s benefit: BJP MP

[India], Feb. 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashodhara Raje Scindia on Saturday issued an indirect warning to the people here, saying that Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was BJP’s scheme and will not be provided to those who vote for the Congress. The Madhya Pradesh minister for Commerce, Industries and Employment said that the […]

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Gatimaan Express extended up to Jhansi

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Gatimaan Express extended up to Jhansi

[India], Feb. 17 (ANI): In order to boost tourism in Madhya Pradesh, India’s fastest train Gatimaan Express will extend its service to Jhansi, Madhya Pradesh. The train which currently runs from Nizamuddin to Agra Cantt in the first phase will extend up to Gwalior from February 19. It will further extend up to Jhansi from […]

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Owaisi meets Telangana Dy. CM, discusses education for minority

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Owaisi meets Telangana Dy. CM, discusses education for minority

[India], Feb. 17 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi met Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari in Secretariat on Saturday to discuss issues related to the higher education of minority students. Interacting with media after the meeting, Owaisi stressed on the need to resolve issues related to minority educational. “Minority educational problems […]

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PNB scam: ED continues raids, seizes assets of Rs. 5674 cr till now

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on PNB scam: ED continues raids, seizes assets of Rs. 5674 cr till now

[India], Feb 17 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday conducted further searches at 21 locations across India in connection with Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case involving businessman Nirav Modi. The agency also seized diamonds, gold, precious stones and jewellery worth Rs 25 crore. Earlier in the day, Enforcement Directorate seized diamonds worth Rs 2.30 […]

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Gujarat: Protest after activist immolates self over delay in land allotment

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Gujarat: Protest after activist immolates self over delay in land allotment

[India], Feb. 17 (ANI): Hundreds of locals staged a protest outside Gandhinagar Civil Hospital in Gujarat on Saturday following the death of Dalit activist, who had set himself on fire because of delay in allotment of land. The 60-year-old Bhanubhai Vankar, who immolated himself on Thursday inside the compound of Patan Collector’s office, succumbed to […]

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Former TN minister Ponnusamy joins BJP

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Former TN minister Ponnusamy joins BJP

[India], Feb. 17 (ANI): Former union minister E Ponnusamy on Saturday joined the Bhartiya Janata Party in Delhi. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah formally welcomed E Ponnusamy later at a meeting in Delhi. E Ponnusamy was earlier a member of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the regional political party of Tamil […]

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PNB fraud: IT dept. attaches nine more accounts of Gitanjali group

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on PNB fraud: IT dept. attaches nine more accounts of Gitanjali group

[India], Feb. 17 (ANI): The Income Tax (IT) Department on Saturday attached nine more accounts of Gitanjali group, in connection with Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. As per Income Tax sources the balance of nine accounts is around Rs 81 lakh. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) search in Punjab National Bank’s Brady […]

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Tripura Assembly Elections: CEO releases ‘important’ features

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Tripura Assembly Elections: CEO releases ‘important’ features

[India], Feb. 17 (ANI): Tripura Chief Electoral Officer on Saturday released a list of features for the upcoming Assembly Elections in the state. According to the list, more than 25, 00,000 general electoral in three gender category have been selected. “General Electoral (as on January 31, 2018) are: males – 13, 05,375, females: 12, 68,027, […]

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Rajasthan CM gives ex-gratia to kin of Ajmer cylinder blast victims

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Rajasthan CM gives ex-gratia to kin of Ajmer cylinder blast victims

[India], Feb 17 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday declared a compensation of Rs 2 lakhs for the family of the nine people killed in a cylinder gas blast last night in Ajmer district. At least nine people were killed and 18 others injured after two LPG cylinders exploded on Friday night during […]

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