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28 November, 2018 4:23 AM E Palaniswami To Visit Cyclone Gaja-Hit Areas Amid Demands For More Help

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami will visit Cyclone Gaja-affected parts of the state today amid protests over allegations that many remote areas are yet to get relief supplies. Mr Palaniswami will visit Nagapattinam and Thiruvarur districts. Mr Palaniswami had sought a Rs.15,000 crore-relief from the centre for Tamil Nadu when he met Prime Minister 307

27 November, 2018 7:28 AM IISER Kolkata Professor Gets Swarnajayanti Fellowship

Professor Punyasloke Bhaduri of the Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata was awarded the prestigious Swarnajayanti Fellowship by the central government for 2017-18. Under this scheme, scientists are provided with generous support to pursue research in the frontier areas of science and technology, the statement said Monday 218

27 November, 2018 4:56 AM Google Maps Update Brings Hashtag Support in Reviews for Easier Search

Google seems to have silently added support for hashtags to make it easier for users to find places that suit their needs. According to a new report, Google has confirmed that the new feature was added to the app over a week ago on Android. As of now, it has reportedly been announced to Google Maps' Local Guides programme members. Google Maps apparently 98

26 November, 2018 10:14 PM Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits western Iran, no fatalities reported

Iran said on Sunday that no fatalities had been reported so far after an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck near its western border with Iraq, Iranian state TV reported. The tremor was also felt in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and in Kuwait. "No reports of any fatalities (have been reported) yet and most of the injured were hurt while fleeing, not due to quake 340

26 November, 2018 4:46 PM Fourth phase of J&K panchayat polls to be held on Tuesday

Jammu: Polling for the fourth phase of panchayat election will be held on Tuesday at 2,618 polling stations across Jammu and Kashmir, state chief electoral officer Shaleen Kabra said. According to the CEO, 777 polling stations have been categorised as hypersensitive in fourth phase including 571 in Kashmir and 206 in Jammu. He said 5470 candidates were in the fray for 339 Sarpanch 103

24 November, 2018 3:25 PM Sushma Swaraj invited to Pakistan to attend groundbreaking ceremony of Kartarpur corridor

Apart from Swaraj, Punjab Chief Minister Amrinder Singh and cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu have also been invited to the ceremony. Pakistan has invited External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to visit the country to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on November 24. A long-pending 114

23 November, 2018 12:08 PM PM Must Visit Cyclone Affected Areas, Help Expedite Work: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan sought more medical aid in the affected areas of cyclone Gaja to prevent outbreak of any possible epidemics. Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the cyclone ravaged districts of Tamil Nadu, saying it would make the government machinery work faster to address people's issues. The ongoing relief 523

22 November, 2018 3:41 PM Oriental Bank of Commerce to divest stake in life insurance JV

The bank said that they have taken this decision after the government announced PSB reforms to conserve capital Public sector bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) is planning to divest stake in its life insurance joint venture Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance to conserve capital. The bank holds 23 percent in the company, while Canara Bank holds 51 percent 161

22 November, 2018 6:54 AM Delhi's air quality shows slight improvement with increased wind speed

Delhi's air quality showed a slight improvement Thursday due to increased wind speed and settled in the poor category, authorities said. The overall air quality index was recorded at 282 which falls in poor category, according to data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). While, eleven areas in Delhi recorded very poor air quality, 24 places 78

22 November, 2018 5:35 AM Patanjali sales fall for first time since 2013 on GST, supply chain issues

Patanjali's standalone consumer goods revenue dropped by over 10% to Rs 8,148 crore in the year ended March 2018 Baba Ramdev's intention to make Patanjali the biggest fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company in India has hit a snag as the company's sales fell year on year for the first time since 2013. The fall in the company's sales was primarily due to its own inability 176