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To wean business away from China, eased FDI norms likely

Piyush Goyal (File photo)NEW DELHI: With an eye to attract more investment and boost domestic economic activity, the Centre is eyeing further easing of foreign direct investment rules, in addition to pushing reforms in mining, banking and capital market sectors, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said. The minister’s statement at India Global Week comes…

Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: 2 Key Accused Arrested From Bengaluru

Swapna Suresh has been taken into custody. Sarith (left) had been arrested earlierThiruvananthapuram: Two key accused in the smuggling of 30 kgs gold through diplomatic channel in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram have been taken into custody from Bengaluru by the National Investigation Agency.Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair were on the run and their baggage was in the…

Two arrested in Rajasthan for ‘attempts’ to topple government, political slugfest continues

Home / India News / Two arrested in Rajasthan for ‘attempts’ to topple government, political slugfest continues Rajasthan police’s special operations group (SOG) has announced the arrest of two individuals, Bharat Malani and Ashok Singh, and said that they were involved in efforts to topple the state government. The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) also filed a…

Politicians across party lines wish Amitabh Bachchan speedy recovery as he tests Covid-19 positive

File photo of Amitabh Bachchan   |  Photo Credit: PTI Key Highlights Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for coronavirus infection Politicians across party lines wish Amitabh Bachchan a speedy recovery He has been admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, the actor informed on Twitter Mumbai: Politicians across the party lines wished Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan…

With Covid-19 cases rising, some states announce ‘mini lockdowns’

New Delhi: A number of states on Saturday reimposed lockdowns as part of cluster containment plans in the wake of alarming rise in coronavirus cases with the duration of one of these restrictions as brief as two days. On Saturday, Karnataka, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya were among some states that announced lockdowns, including area-wise,…

Pune admn refuses to relent: ‘Strict lockdown needed to halt chain of transmission’

Written by Manoj Dattatrye More | Pune | Updated: July 11, 2020 10:01:42 pm Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar also issued an appeal to residents to avoid crowded markets place, which could lead to spread of the virus.EVEN as residents in Pune city and Pimpri-Chinchwad on Saturday thronged vegetable markets and grocery shops to make…

Disengagement between India and China is ‘work in progress’: S Jaishankar

Home / India News / Disengagement between India and China is ‘work in progress’: S Jaishankar The disengagement and de-escalation process between Indian and Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) is a “work in progress”, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday.Jaishankar’s remarks, made during an appearance on India Global Week,…

Chinese military further withdraws troops from Pangong Tso area: Sources

Chinese military further thinned down its presence in the ridgeline of Finger Four and removed some boats from...Read MoreNEW DELHI: The Chinese military further thinned down its presence in the ridgeline of Finger Four and removed some boats from Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh ahead of another round of Lt General-level talks between India and…

True to encounter script, Vikas Dubey’s wife says he deserved his fate

Kanpur: If the killing of gangster Vikas Dubey followed the long-standing template of a ‘police encounter’, the aftermath too has followed a script developed in recent years for such purposes. In Kanpur, outside the mortuary where the gangster’s body was taken after his killing on the road from Ujjain, police officers were fed laddus and…

Days After Covid-19 Positive Journalist’s Suicide, AIIMS Trauma Centre Chief Removed

File photo of Union Minister Harsh Vardhan. He also directed forming an expert committee to suggest suitable changes in the administration of AIIMS as well as the Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre. News18.com New Delhi Last Updated: July 11, 2020, 10:15 AM IST Share this: An AIIMS probe into the alleged suicide by a…

UP govt forms SIT to probe police’s ‘connivance’ with Vikas Dubey

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government constituted a special investigation team on Saturday to probe the local police's alleged connivance with slain gangster Vikas Dubey, a statement said. Additional chief secretary Sanjay Bhoosreddy will head the SIT, which will have Additional DG Hari Ram Sharma and DIG Ravinder Goud as its members, according to an official…

Bengaluru Announces Lockdown From July 14 As COVID-19 Cases Rise

Bengaluru will go into a lockdown from 8 pm on July 14 to 5 am on July 23 (File)Bengaluru: Bengaluru will once again go into a lockdown from 8 pm on July 14 to 5 am on July 22 to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said on Saturday. Detailed…
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