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19 January, 2018 12:16 PM Government announces list of 9 new Smart Cities

The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today announced the names of none new Smart Cities. These cities will receive funding under the Smart Cities Mission taking the total number of cities identified to 99. The winning cities are Silvassa (Dadra and Nagar Haveli), Erode (Tamil Nadu), Bihar Sharif (Bihar), Itanagar (Arunachal 28

19 January, 2018 8:44 AM Election Commission Recommends Disqualification Of 20 AAP Lawmakers

New Delhi: The Election Commission has recommended the disqualification of 20 Delhi legislators of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, accused of holding offices of profit as parliamentary secretaries, source said today. If they are disqualified, bye-elections will held for the 20 assembly seats. The ruling AAP has a massive majority in the 70-member 30

19 January, 2018 8:39 AM Petrol, Diesel Price Go Up Further. Latest Rates In Top Cities

Domestic petrol and diesel prices are mostly determined by global crude prices, the dollar-rupee exchange rate and government taxes. Petrol and diesel prices continued to rise on Friday amid rising global crude oil rates. Petrol prices were hiked by 14-15 paise per litre in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai while diesel rates increased by 19-20 paise 25

19 January, 2018 6:14 AM Amit Shah to launch 'Yuva Udghosh' in Varanasi

Varanasi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah will kickstart his party`s `Yuva Udghosh` programme at Varanasi`s sports ground of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth (MGKV) on January 20. Shah will be joined by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the event. The 'Yuva Udghosh' programme is being organised focusing on the youths who are above 15

19 January, 2018 6:14 AM PM Benjamin Netanyahu concludes India visit, arrives at Mumbai airport to fly back to Israel

New Delhi: Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who was on a six-day visit to India, will on Friday depart for Israel. Netanyahu's visit started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal welcome on January 14. Following this, the Israel PM met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and discussed bilateral ties between the two countries. A day after 16

19 January, 2018 1:23 AM HRD Ministry to review research parks

Prakash Javadekar says efforts of IIT-Madras will be replicated across the country Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said his Ministry will set up a committee to review how research parks in the Indian Institutes of Technology are faring. Mr. Javadekar, who visited the IIT-Madras research park and inaugurated the country’s first university-based 32

18 January, 2018 8:42 PM Kashmiri-Origin MP Is First Female Muslim Minister To Address British Parliament

London: Nus Ghani, a Kashmiri-origin parliamentarian in the UK, today became the first female Muslim minister to speak from the British Parliament dispatch box. Ms Ghani, born in Birmingham to parents who migrated from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, was cheered by her colleagues as she addressed the House of Commons as a junior minister in the Department 30

18 January, 2018 6:01 PM Lights, camera, selfie! Israel PM Netanyahu poses with Bachchans, underlines love for Bollywood

In the frame were eminent Indian film personalities including Karan Johar, Subhash Ghai, Imtiaz Ali as  Benjamin Netanyahu said he and his country loves Bollywood. Mumbai: Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sara joined Bollywood A-listers in a selfie after the conclusion of a special program called Shalom Bollywood here on Thursday evening 19

18 January, 2018 5:25 PM Budget 2018: What UK companies want from the Finance Minister

The Union Budget is just around the corner and CNBC-TV18 has been speaking to representatives from various sectors to gauge their expectations from the Finance Minister this time around. Today we will be focussing on the Budget wish list of British companies operating in India. The Confederation of British Industry in association with the UKIBC surveyed 19

18 January, 2018 5:03 PM ‘India aims to boost tourist arrivals’

The Union Tourism Ministry aims to double the number of foreign tourist arrivals in three years, said K.J. Alphons, Minister of State for Tourism. “India has done well on the tourism front in 2017,” Mr. Alphons said at the OMT Mumbai 2018 travel show here on Thursday. “We crossed the mark of over 10 million foreign tourists and it is time to celebrate 22