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19 November, 2017 3:55 AM 6 LeT terrorists, including Mumbai attack mastermind's nephew, gunned down in Kashmir

A Garud commando of the Indian Air Force laid down his life in the line of duty Srinagar: Six top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist were gunned down in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Saturday in an encounter in which a Garud commando of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was also killed. Among those killed include Obaid, nephew of Mumbai attack mastermind 32

18 November, 2017 4:04 PM Kovind clears four nominees to JNU’s executive council

In his capacity as Visitor to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), President Ramnath Kovind has approved the appointment of four persons as the Visitor’s nominees to the university’s Executive Council. Following the President’s acceptance of the four names, the list was forwarded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to the JNU Registrar on November 26

17 November, 2017 4:05 PM SC for nationwide ban on furnace oil, pet coke

The Supreme Court on Friday requested all States and Union Territories to move forward towards a nationwide ban on the use of pet coke and furnace oil to power up industries, in a bid to fight pollution. The Environment Bench of the Supreme Court had already ordered a ban on the industrial use of pet coke and furnace oil in the States of Uttar Pradesh 20

17 November, 2017 1:52 PM Foreign exchange earnings from tourism up by Rs 2,254 crore in October

Foreign exchange earnings (FEEs) from tourism in October this year registered an increase of Rs 2,254 crore, compared to October 2016, the Tourism Ministry said on Friday. The ministry, which records FEEs every month, said the earnings in October 2017 stood at Rs 14,354 crore, whereas the figure was Rs 12,100 crore in October 2016 and Rs 10,549 crore 27

17 November, 2017 2:19 AM Amid Regional Uncertainty, Xi Jinping Offers Support For Saudi Arabia

Beijing: China supports Saudi Arabia's efforts to safeguard national sovereignty and achieve greater development, President Xi Jinping told Saudi Arabia's King Salman, at a time of regional tensions between Saudi Arabia, Iran, Lebanon and Yemen. China has traditionally played little role in Middle East conflicts or diplomacy, despite its reliance on the region 38

16 November, 2017 8:59 AM McDonald's Meals Not Cheaper Despite GST Rate Cut. Twitter Not Lovin' It

New Delhi: In a move set to make eating out lighter on customers' pockets, the GST (Goods and Services Tax) council slashed the tax rate for restaurants last week. The tax rate for restaurants was revised downwards to a uniform 5% from the earlier 12% for non-air conditioned restaurants and 18% for air-conditioned restaurants. But restaurants won't get the benefit 40

16 November, 2017 4:10 AM Govt clarifies Airtel Bank to blame for customers not getting LPG subsidy credit

The Oil Ministry said it has received multiple complaints about non-credit of LPG subsidy amount to their bank accounts. The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas put the onus on Airtel for confusion over transfer of LPG subsidy in some customers' accounts. Those who have not received their LPG subsidy are the ones who have accounts with Airtel Payments 24

14 November, 2017 2:11 PM Will reduce fatal road accidents by 50 percent: Nitin Gadkari

The government is committed to reducing fatal road accidents by 50 percent, Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday. Greater Noida: The government is committed to reducing fatal road accidents by 50 percent, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday. He also sought help from developed countries to get innovative technologies and best practices 42

14 November, 2017 1:28 PM Export drops 1.12% to $23bn in October; trade deficit balloons

Export declined by 1.12% to $23 billion in October, retreating from a six-month high growth in September as shipments of textiles, pharmaceuticals, leather and gems and jewellery fell, official data showed. Imports, however, grew by 7.6% to $37.11 billion in October from $34.5 billion in the year-ago month, the commerce ministry data released today showed 27

14 November, 2017 1:10 PM Nitin Gadkari shares strategy to counter air pollution

Amid rising pollution levels, Road Transport and Highways Minister on Tuesday said traffic not destined for Delhi should be diverted from the capital. New Delhi: Amid rising pollution levels, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said traffic not destined for Delhi should be diverted from the capital to cut traffic congestion 39