Mehbooba Mufti slams Centre over Amit Shah's J&K visit
Rain effect on relatively less area on tomato, onion crops: Govt data
Abolish consumer fora if you don't want to fill vacancies: SC to govt
  • Abolish consumer fora if you don't want to fill vacancies: SC to govt(20:04)

    New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday slammed the government over the delay in appointment of presidents and members in consumer fora, saying if it is not keen on filling up vacancies to allow full-fledged functioning, then it can do away with the fora.

India Inc unscathed for now, but power prospects hinge on coal availability: Report
  • India Inc unscathed for now, but power prospects hinge on coal availability: Report(13:56)

    Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Regulated coal supplies to non-power sectors and allowing participation of captive miners amid an increase in production by the key supplier -- Coal India -- may help corporate India avoid what appeared to be a major power crisis in the making until recently, but the threat still looms when power demand picks up from here, rating agency Crisil said in a report.

Former Pak envoy says ground ceded to India after Dubai investment in J&K
Economy bouncing back at fast pace post-pandemic: Modi
  • Economy bouncing back at fast pace post-pandemic: Modi(10:54)

    New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A day after India achieved the 100 crore vaccine-mark, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hailed the nation for the joint efforts in achieving the target and said the post-pandemic economy of the country is bouncing back at a fast pace.

Sentimental rights to Netaji's remains rest with his daughter
Conference to discuss Modi's governance model
  • Conference to discuss Modi's governance model(02:12)

    New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Marking two decades of Narendra Modi as head of government, an RSS-linked organisation will organise a three-day long conference to discuss Modi's governance model.

'Can't be an unending story': SC on probe into case against Shivinder Mohan Singh
  • 'Can't be an unending story': SC on probe into case against Shivinder Mohan Singh(20:50)

    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Delhi Police to give it a timeline for finishing the investigation as the latter said that it would require four months to complete the probe in the matter of former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh, who is accused of misappropriating Rs 2,397 crore of Religare Finvest Ltd funds.

Consider 'walk-in' facilities at liquor vends, Kerala HC urges govt
  • Consider 'walk-in' facilities at liquor vends, Kerala HC urges govt(17:10)

    Kochi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday asked the state Excise Department and Bevco - the sole wholesalers of liquor and beer, to start thinking about providing walk-in facilities at liquor outlets, instead of letting people line up in the streets.

Amazon to now tell 3rd-party sellers which products will be popular
  • Amazon to now tell 3rd-party sellers which products will be popular(10:16)

    San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) After facing criticism for allegedly copying popular products and manipulating search results to boost its own brands, especially in India, Amazon has now announced a new tool that will help third-party sellers with detailed insights into what customers are searching for, clicking on, and buying, as well as sales history, pricing trends and more.

Gujarat businessman under UP ATS scanner
  • Gujarat businessman under UP ATS scanner(09:40)

    Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) A Gujarat-based businessman has come under Uttar Pradesh ATS scanner in connection with the funding of the illegal religious conversion racket, allegedly run by Islamic Dawah Centre chief Umar Gautam.

2% mitigation cost for infra projects in protected areas done away with
  • 2% mitigation cost for infra projects in protected areas done away with(23:34)
    By Nivedita Khandekar

    New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) More than a month after imposing 2 per cent mitigation cost for infrastructure projects passing though national parks, sanctuaries, tiger reserves etc., the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has decided to completely do away with any such cost.

Annual pollution concentration in Delhi needs to be reduced by 58%: CSE
  • Annual pollution concentration in Delhi needs to be reduced by 58%: CSE(21:38)
    By Radhika Tiwari

    New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Annual concentration of pollution in Delhi still needs to be reduced by 58 per cent to meet the cleanliness standard, Anumita Roychowdhury, Executive Director (Research and Advocacy) at the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), said on Wednesday.

Power crisis: Govt looks to revise coal stocking norms for thermal plants
  • Power crisis: Govt looks to revise coal stocking norms for thermal plants(19:16)

    New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In a bid to avert power crisis being triggered in the country due to fuel shortages in the months following monsoon rains, the government proposes revise the coal stocking norms for thermal power plants, based on regular shift stock limits, depending on the actual fuel requirement during a particular period.

Huge cache of arms seized close to Indo-Pak border in Punjab
Two minor boys held for killing 8-year-old in UP
Nirbhaya's lawyer to take up UP businessman's murder case
  • Nirbhaya's lawyer to take up UP businessman's murder case(09:26)

    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) Seema Samridhi, the lawyer who fought for justice in the Nirbhaya case and is also fighting the case of the Hathras rape and murder victim, will now take up the Manish Gupta murder case.