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13 December, 2018 12:54 PM Sri Lanka's top court rules parliament dissolution as illegal

Colombo: Sri Lanka`s Supreme Court on Thursday ruled President Maithripala Sirisena`s decision to dissolve parliament ahead of its term as illegal, in a setback for the embattled leader in his face off with an elected premier. Sirisena dissolved parliament on November 9 and called a general election for January 5 days after sacking Prime Minister Ranil 37

13 December, 2018 12:48 PM Theresa May Says Will Quit Before The Next UK Elections In 2022: Report

Theresa May warned she expects no "immediate breakthrough" on her Brexit deal at Thursday's EU summit. British Prime Minister Theresa May warned she expects no "immediate breakthrough" on her Brexit deal at Thursday's EU summit and confirmed she would step down before the 2022 general election. "I don't expect an immediate breakthrough but what I do hope is that we can start 30

13 December, 2018 12:03 PM Dissolution of Parliament by Maithripala Sirisena 'unconstitutional', rules Sri Lanka SC

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on December 13 ruled that the dissolution of Parliament by Maithripala Sirisena was "unconstitutional", in a major setback to the President whose controversial decisions have plunged the island nation into a constitutional crisis. A seven-member apex court bench said that the President cannot dissolve Parliament till Parliament 30

13 December, 2018 9:15 AM Passenger traffic grew by 20% in 2017-2018 as compared to previous year: Aviation ministry

There has been a 20 per cent growth in passenger traffic this year from January to October as compared to the same period the previous year, the Ministry of Civil Aviation informed Parliament on Thursday. Responding to a query in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha provided data in which he pointed out that from January to October 27

13 December, 2018 7:38 AM India Should Have Been Declared A Hindu Country, Says Meghalaya Judge

Meghalaya judge says, anybody opposing the country's laws and Constitution "cannot be considered a citizen of the country" A Meghalaya High Court judge stirred controversy after he wrote a judgement that said India should have been declared a "Hindu country." Since Partition of the subcontinent, during Independence, was done on the basis of religion 39

13 December, 2018 7:01 AM Govt working on four-pronged strategy to revive Air India: Report

The four elements of the strategy are – financial package, organizational and governance reforms, refresh strategy and strengthen workforce. The government is working on a four-pronged strategy to revive Air India after a failed attempt to sell off a 76 percent stake in the national carrier, reports The Economic Times. The strategy involves providing 36

13 December, 2018 5:35 AM PM Modi, other ministers remember martyrs on 17th anniversary of Parliament attack

On December 13, 2001, five gunmen stormed the Parliament complex and opened indiscriminate fire.  NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Members of Parliament on Thursday paid homage to the martyrs of the December 13 terror attack. Remembering those who lost their lives in the Parliament attack, PM Modi said their valour encourages people. "We salute 39

12 December, 2018 3:01 PM BSNL loss widens to Rs 7,992 cr in 2017-18

State-run telecom firm BSNL's annual loss widened to Rs 7,992 crore for the fiscal year ended March 2018, Parliament was informed. According to financial data shared by Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha in the Lok Sabha, BSNL had posted a loss of Rs 4,793 crore in 2016-17. As per another set of data shared by Sinha, the market share of the state-run firm in the broadband 53

12 December, 2018 12:07 PM Broadband services ready in 1.16 lakh gram panchayats: Manoj Sinha

Broadband services are ready in over 1.16 lakh village panchayats out of the 1.21 lakh connected with optical fibre network under the BharatNet project, Parliament was informed. The government plans to connect all 2.5 lakh gram panchayats (GPs) with optical fibre cable (OFC) enabled broadband services by March 2019. "As on December 2, 2018, a total of 1,21,652 GPs have been connected 29

10 December, 2018 10:32 PM "Let's Build New Bharat": Congress After Upendra Kushwaha's Resignation

Upendra Kushwaha had been targeting the BJP and Mr Kumar, a key ally of the ruling party, for weeks. The Congress congratulated Rashtriya Lok Samta Party chief Upendra Kushwaha on Monday after he resigned from the Union council of ministers and walked out of the BJP-led NDA. Mr Kushwaha announced his resignation on Monday, saying Prime Minister Narendra 82