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govt orders out of turn coal supply to psus private plants to be hit

Govt orders out-of-turn coal supply to PSUs, private plants to be hit

In a jolt to private power producers, the government has ordered Coal India Ltd to make ‘out-of-turn’ allotment of scarce coal to central and state electricity generation companies.........

india bangladesh border in assam to be sealed by dec sonowal

India-Bangladesh border in Assam to be sealed by Dec: Sonowal

The India-Bangladesh border in Assam will be sealed by December employing technical solutions on the river part of the frontier and smart fencing on the land area.........

windfall oil tax on ongc in offing to soften fuel prices

Windfall Oil Tax on ONGC in Offing to Soften Fuel Prices

The government may levy a windfall tax on oil producers like Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) as part of a permanent solution it is working on for moderating the spiralling retail prices of petrol and diesel.........

modicare to offer 20 lower rates than cghs rates

Modicare to offer 20% lower rates than CGHS rates

Modicare to offer 20% lower rates than CGHS rates which provides comprehensive medical care to government servants, pensioners and their dependants.........

india ranks 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access quality study

India ranks 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality: Study

India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare. It is behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to a Lancet study.........

kerala nipah outbreak one suspected case reported in mangalore neighbour states on alert

Kerala Nipah outbreak: One suspected case reported in Mangalore, neighbour states on alert

A day after ten people lost their lives in Kerala to the infection caused by rare Nipah virus, one case with similar symptoms has been reported from Mangalore in Karnataka. The samples have been sent for further tests.........

government proposes passenger friendly norms for domestic flyers

Government proposes passenger-friendly norms for domestic flyers

The aviation ministry issued a draft passenger charter that, among others, has these passenger-friendly proposals. The government will seek comments from stakeholders’ views on the same and after taking them into consideration.........

hours after pleading to stop firing pak rangers violate ceasefire again

Hours after 'pleading' to stop firing, Pak Rangers violate ceasefire again

The Pakistan Rangers again started unprovoked firing and shelling along the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday night, hours after "pleading" with the BSF to stop firing, after being pounded with heavy artillery that left a trooper dead across the border.........

ias officers may get cadre only after course

IAS officers may get cadre only after course

The PMO wants a major change in the policy related to allocation of services and cadre for 1,000-odd candidates selected every year in All India Civil Services Examination. It has suggested that their cadre and services should be allocated only after the three-month foundation course.........

india moves to use indus water against pak terror

India moves to use Indus water against Pak terror

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated two hydroelectric projects in Jammu & Kashmir, indicating his government's political will to respond to Pakistan's use of terrorism against India with every option at its command, including using in full India's share of water from western tributaries of the Indus, as possible leverage points.........

mumbai man becomes first to be put on the no fly list

Mumbai man becomes first to be put on the no-fly list

Birju Kishore Salla, the Mumbai jeweller who created a hijack scare on a Jet Airways' flight last year has become the first person to be put on the same. Salla's act of leaving a hijack message in the business class lavatory of a Mumbai-Delhi flight on October 30, 2017, which had forced the plane to divert to Ahmedabad.........

karnataka floor test section 144 imposed in mangalore as action shifts to floor of house

Karnataka Floor Test: Section 144 Imposed in Mangalore as Action Shifts to Floor of House

Section 144 has been imposed in Mangalore ahead of the Supreme Court’s orders to BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa to prove his party’s majority on the floor of the House.........

nirav modi fails to show up ed summons his family us partner

Nirav Modi Fails to Show up, ED Summons His Family, US Partner

The Enforcement Directorate has summoned at least four members of absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi’s family, including his father and brother, and his US-based business partner in connection with a money laundering case linked to the PNB fraud. Summons issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), were sent through e-mail as all the five people were settled abroad. ........

president kovind to visit presidential estate in himachal where he was denied entry an year ago

President Kovind to visit presidential estate in Himachal where he was denied entry an year ago

Kovind, travelling in an official vehicle, and members of his family, in cabs, were turned away by the staff at the retreat as he did not have required permission from President’s office.........

internet suspended schools closed for narendra modi s j and k visit

Internet suspended, schools closed for Narendra Modi's J&K visit

The authorities have sounded a red alert in the entire State. All routes leading to the Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar, the venue where Mr. Modi will inaugurate development projects, have been sealed. Three-tier security arrangements have been put in place. ........

railways officially announce 9 739 vacancies for rpf rpsf

Railways Officially Announce 9,739 Vacancies For RPF/RPSF

Indian Railways Recruitment Board has officially announced 9,739 vacancies for recruitment in the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and for the position of constables. Constable and sub-inspector Candidates will be able to register online from 1st June at 10 AM till 30th June.........

supreme court approves centre s draft scheme for cauvery water distribution

Supreme Court approves Centre’s draft scheme for Cauvery water distribution

The Supreme Court on Friday approved the Centre’s draft Cauvery Management Scheme for smooth distribution of water among four southern riparian states. ........

indian govt made 17 262 requests for facebook data as per their transparency report

Indian Govt. Made 17,262 Requests For Facebook Data As Per Their Transparency Report!

As per the report, Indian Govt. made 17262 requests to Facebook, seeking Facebook data of users. After the US, India is the country with the maximum number of such requests. Overall, globally, there were 82,341 requests made to Facebook, seeking users’ data for various purposes.........

pakistan continues to violate ceasefire in j and k during ramzan four civilians bsf jawan killed

Pakistan Continues to Violate Ceasefire in J&K During Ramzan; Four Civilians, BSF Jawan Killed

Four civilians lost their lives in separate incidents of ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Two civilians were killed in the unprovoked firing by Pakistan Rangers in Arnia whereas, two others died in RS Pura Sector of the state during cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) during wee hours today along with a Border Security Force (BSF) soldier, identified as Sitaram Upadhyay.........

telangana cm chandrashekar rao announces new pay revision commission for govt employees

Telangana CM Chandrashekar Rao announces new Pay Revision Commission for govt employees

Telangana Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao announced setting up of a new Pay Revision Commission (PRC) for government employees. He also praised government employees for their hard work and dedication and acknowledged their contribution towards increasing the revenue and successful implementation of Government policies.........