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Campaign Against Black Money To Be Taken Ahead At Faster Pace: President

New Delhi:  The Narendra Modi government will take forward the campaign against black money at a faster pace and make the zero tolerance policy against corruption more comprehensive and effective, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Thursday. In his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament in …

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Efforts To Further Simplify GST To Continue: President Ram Nath Kovind

New Delhi:  The government will continue to take steps for further simplification of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), President Ram Nath Kovind said Thursday. Addressing the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament, the president said the indirect tax system is being made simple and effective. “With the implementation …

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Monsoon Likely To Arrive In Goa On June 21: Weather Department

Panaji:  After a delay of almost a fortnight, the south-west monsoon is expected to hit Goa on Friday, The India Meteorological Department official said. Pre-monsoon rains have been lashing parts of the state for last few days and continued on Thursday as well, he said. Moderate showers were witnessed in …

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Maharashtra House Canteen Allegedly Serves Chicken In Veg Food, Probe On

Mumbai:  Taking serious note of chicken pieces found in a vegetarian dish in the Maharashtra Vidhan Bhavan’s canteen, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said an inquiry was on to ascertain if the kitchen where the dish was prepared followed food safety norms. Speaking in the state Assembly when the …

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Teen Shot Dead In Clashes Near Kolkata, Hours Before Top Cop’s Arrival

Kolkata:  A 17-year-old boy was shot dead and four were injured in West Bengal’s violence-hit Bhatpara, just north of Kolkata, in clashes between unidentified people on Thursday morning. The state police chief, the Chief Secretary and other top officials are holding an emergency meeting after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s instructions. …

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Teen Shot Dead In Clashes In Near Kolkata, Hours Before Top Cop’s Arrival

Kolkata:  A 17-year-old boy was shot dead and four were injured in West Bengal’s Bhatpara, just north of Kolkata, in clashes between unidentified people on Thursday morning. The teenager, Rambabu Shaw, was a pani puri seller. The four injured are critical and have been admitted in hospital. As crude bombs …

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2 Killed In Clashes Near Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee Orders Urgent Meeting

Kolkata:  Two persons have been killed and three injured in West Bengal’s violence-hit Bhatpara, just north of Kolkata, in clashes between unidentified people on Thursday morning. The state police chief, the Chief Secretary and other top officials are holding an emergency meeting after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s instructions. One of the …

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Watch Video: A 45-Minute Yoga Sequence You Can Follow On Yoga Day

New Delhi:  To mark International Day of Yoga on June 21, the government has issues a Common Yoga Protocol or CYP. The Common Yoga Protocol is a 45-minute sequence of yoga exercises designed by yoga exponents in the country. The exercises are selected for maximum health and well-being rewards to …

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First Group Of Kailash-Mansarovar Pilgrims For 2019 Yatra Reach Tibet

Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand:  The first batch of 58 Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrims reached Tibet today through the Lipulekh pass. The pilgrims crossed over into Tibet through the Lipulekh pass located at 17,500 feet on way to Kailash-Mansarovar at 8:15 am, said Ashok Joshi, General Manager of Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam or KMVN, the …

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“Who Said You Can’t Say Vande Mataram, Bharat Mata Ki Jai?”: Speaker

New Delhi:  After the oath-taking of parliamentarians in the Lok Sabha this week saw chants of “Jai Shri Ram“, “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” and “Allahu Akbar“, Om Birla, the newly-elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha said it will not be challenging for him to run the lower house of parliament. “There is no …

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