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22 January, 2018 10:43 PM Ramdas Athawale Pans Ananth Kumar Hegde Over "Barking Dogs" Remarks

Ramdas Athawale demanded action against Ananth Kumar Hegde for "constantly talking against the Centre's policy". Mumbai: Union minister and Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale today slammed his Cabinet colleague Anant Kumar Hegde for allegedly comparing his critics with "barking dogs". "Hegde has no control over what he says. He earlier talked about changing 30

21 January, 2018 11:15 PM Delhi Waqf Board's Draft Graveyard Policy Proposes Annual Fee For Burials

New Delhi: The Delhi Waqf Board has prepared a draft model graveyard policy, recommending a fixed 3 to 30 year allotment period for graves and an annual fee ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000 for burials in view of shortage of land and problem of encroachments. The policy also recommends "reuse" of the land and that no pucca or permanent grave be allowed 47

20 January, 2018 9:30 AM Indian American Manisha Singh becomes first woman to become Assistant Secretary of State in Trump administration

Washington: Indian American Manisha Singh, a lawyer and Congressional staffer, has been sworn in as the Assistant Secretary of State for economic and business affairs in the Trump administration. She is the first woman appointed to the post. Singh was sworn in by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday. She will be responsible for advancing American 36

19 January, 2018 4:34 PM #ModiOnZee: I don't represent India as Modi but as representative of 125 cr Indians

PM Modi on Friday appeared in his first interview after BJP swept the general assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal.  NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on a range of issues including country's economy, demonetisation, Goods and Services Tax, foreign policy, and India's growing influence in the world in an exclusive interview with Zee News editor 77

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 23

17 January, 2018 5:56 AM Research and dialogue soon to boost economic cooperation among Indian Ocean Rim nations

Research and Information System for Developing Countries and the IORA signed an MoU to institutionalize arrangements for greater academic cooperation in the region In a bid to help take steps to boost, among others, trade and economic cooperation between the countries bordering the Indian Ocean including India, the 21 member nations of the Indian Ocean 27

16 January, 2018 10:26 AM Disincentivise cigarette smuggling through tax policy: FAIFA

New Delhi: Ahead of the budget, farmers body FAIFA on Tuesday asked the government to have a taxation policy that curbs cigarette smuggling, saying Indian tobacco growers are suffering due to it. The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA), claiming to represent farmers of commercial crops across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Gujarat 36

16 January, 2018 5:25 AM Vivo Launches Its Own Online Store in India, Launch Offers on Vivo V7 and Other Phones

Following the footsteps of OnePlus and Xiaomi, Vivo has launched its own online store in India. The new Vivo E-store will sell a range of Vivo smartphones as well as some accessories. As an introductory offer, Vivo is also hosting a "Launch Carnival" that is already live and will continue until January 18. It will bring discounts of up to INR 2,000 on selected 191

15 January, 2018 5:09 PM Global Students Shouldn't Be Included In British Immigration Figure: Lawmakers

The all-party committee of politicians called for a major overall of Britain's immigration policy making to help build a greater consensus and trust among the British public about immigration. London: International students should be removed from Britain's immigration figures, a report by the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee said on Monday 38

15 January, 2018 9:25 AM Ofo Dockless Bicycle Sharing Platform Forays Into India

Requiring no docking stations, ofo's bicycle-sharing system will provide significant flexibility for users to find and return bicycles. The world's first dockless bicycle-sharing platform operated via mobile app +ofo+ has forayed into the city with its pilot project at Kumaraguru College of Technology. Under the initiative, ofo will deploy 100 plus bicycles 53