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27 February, 2017 2:16 PM Punjab Govt gives nod to hold PSL final in Lahore

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday got the green signal from the Punjab government to hold the final of the second Pakistan Super League T20 tournament at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore on March 5. Najam Sethi, who heads the PSL, told the media after a long meeting at the Gaddafi stadium that it had been decided to hold the final as planned 85

26 February, 2017 7:25 PM NEET: HC raps TN govt

Coming down on the Tamil Nadu government for not having brought to the knowledge of the Supreme Court that it had filled up 15% of the all-India quota (filled through NEET) medical seats going by the State merit list last year, the Madras High Court in a recent order hoped that the State government would immediately move the apex court and seek appropriate 49

25 February, 2017 4:15 PM Remove Jayalalithaa's portraits from govt offices & rename 'Amma' schemes, demands DMK

The DMK on Saturday called for the removal of portraits of the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa from government offices, saying she was convicted in an assets case. DMK Working President and Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assembly MK Stalin also opposed the naming of government schemes after her and "the use of taxpayers' money for her 69th birthday 108

25 February, 2017 1:03 PM Chidambaram's remark on govt's Kashmir policy irresponsible, bordering on anti-nationalism: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Information & Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today slammed former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram for his comments that "Kashmir was nearly lost because the Central Government used brute force to quell dissent there". Naidu termed that statement to be highly shocking, irresponsible and bordering on anti-nationalism. He further added that it is all the more reprehensible 151

25 February, 2017 11:54 AM Kansas shooting: Can Donald Trump's govt protect us, asks wife of Indian techie killed by American

The grieving wife of the Indian engineer shot dead in an apparent hate crime by a navy veteran in Kansas City has demanded an answer from the US government what it would do to stop hate crimes against the minorities. Sunayana Dumala, wife of 32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla who was killed by Adam Purinton at a city bar on Wednesday night, said reports 113

24 February, 2017 6:31 PM Cong. hints at support for Sena if it quits govt

The State Congress on Friday remained non-committal on its stand in the hung Mumbai civic body, but said the Shiv Sena, which emerged as the number one party after the BMC election, and the BJP should first decide whether they were still together. State Congress chief Ashok Chavan also said NCP and Congress would support each other in the Zilla Parishads 126

24 February, 2017 9:34 AM TN govt, AIADMK, OPS celebrate Jayas birth anniversary

Chennai, Feb 24 (PTI) Tamil Nadu government, AIADMK and dissident leader O Panneerselvam today observed the 69th birth anniversary of late J Jayalalithaa in different ways including planting of saplings and giving away welfare assistance. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami planted a sapling at the Omandurar Government Estate here marking the launch 179

23 February, 2017 6:29 AM L-G as Delhi's head: Kejriwal govt moves Supreme Court for 5-judge Constitution Bench

The Aam Aadmi Party government of Delhi has moved the Supreme Court for setting up of a Constitution Bench to hear its appeal against Delhi High Court ruling that L-G is the head of Delhi. The Arvind Kejriwal government of Delhi has sought setting up of a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court to hear its appeal against the Delhi High Court verdict 76

22 February, 2017 11:47 AM Vacancies in varsities: Madras HC issues notice to TN govt

MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Wednesday ordered notice to the Tamil Nadu governor, the higher education principal secretary and the University Grants Commission secretary on a public interest litigation (PIL) that sought to fill key posts in nine universities that have been remaining vacant for several months. The PIL was filed 187

22 February, 2017 11:26 AM Govt gives nod to double India's solar power capacity up to 40,000 MW

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday approved doubling of capacity to 40,000 MW in solar parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects (UMSPP). "The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today approved the enhancement of capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW of the Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra 54