New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The finance and power ministries are working closely with concerned state governments to address the issue of distressed state power distribution companies (discoms) that are a major burden on bank finances, the government said on Monday.
Monday, October 05, 2015 11:14:03 PM
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) India and Germany on Monday agreed to intensify their cooperation in countering terrorism in all its forms, including recruitment, financing, propaganda, training and movement of terrorists.
Monday, October 05, 2015 11:00:03 PM
Cuttack, Oct 5 (IANS) South Africa backed up their fierce bowling performance with the willow to inflict a crushing defeat on India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 International at the Barabati Stadium here on Monday.
Monday, October 05, 2015 10:50:03 PM
Jaipur, Oct 5 (IANS) With the number of dengue cases in Rajasthan touching 1,931, and that of malaria hitting 7,350, the government on Monday decided to have separate out-patient departments (OPDs) in all government hospitals for patients showing symptoms of the two diseases.
Monday, October 05, 2015 10:44:03 PM
Chandigarh, Oct 5 (IANS) On a day when Punjab's agriculture director Mangal Singh Sandhu was arrested on charges of cheating and corruption in a multi-crore-rupee pesticide purchase scam, the state government placed him under suspension. Two other senior officers of the agriculture department have been chargesheeted.
Monday, October 05, 2015 10:28:02 PM
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) A clear victory is predicted for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance in the Bihar assembly polls, with it set to win 147 seats in the 243-member house, according to a survey by Zee News and "Janta Ka Mood".
Monday, October 05, 2015 10:26:15 PM
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Assam and Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya on Monday welcomed the announcement by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that his government will set up a northeast cell in the national capital.
Monday, October 05, 2015 10:20:03 PM
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) The West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC), which had postponed the vote count indefinitely in three civic bodies following mounting protests over allegations of violence and rampant malpractices, on Monday announced counting will be held on October 9.
Monday, October 05, 2015 10:10:05 PM
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the central and Delhi governments as to why pollution compensatory charge be not levied on the trucks and commercial vehicles entering national capital and further contributing to already alarming air pollution in the city.
Monday, October 05, 2015 10:04:05 PM
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) Expressing concern over the violence-marred local body polls and assault on journalists, a section of the civil society on Monday gave a call to build a mass movement to safeguard democratic rights of people in West Bengal.
Monday, October 05, 2015 10:04:04 PM
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