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15 November, 2018 4:03 AM People Making Accusations Over Rafale Deal Are Illiterate: VK Singh

The comment came after Congress president Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the jet deal in a rally in Chhattisgarh. In a veiled attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Union Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh on Wednesday said those who were levelling accusations on the government over Rafale deal were 'illiterate' 65

15 November, 2018 3:07 AM Cyclone Gaja To Make Landfall Today; Puducherry, Tamil Nadu On High Alert: Live Updates

Cyclone Gaja: All educational institutions in Puducherry and Karaikal regions would remain closed today in view of the cyclone. The cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is set to make landfall in Tamil Nadu today. The cyclonic storm will hit the Tamil Nadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban. 'Gaja' that lay over southwest and adjoining southeast and west central Bay of Bengal 38

15 November, 2018 2:53 AM Andhra Pradesh Gets A State Emblem With Dhamma Chakka

The Andhra Pradesh government has finalised its new emblem for official use, five years after the state's bifurcation in 2014. The state emblem, inspired by the Amaravati School of Art, consists of "Dhamma Chakka" - "the Wheel of Law" embellished with a ring of Triratnas alternating with pinnate leaves and precious stones. The three circles of decorative 34

14 November, 2018 11:57 PM In Second Candidate List For Rajasthan, BJP Drops 3 Ministers

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday released the second list of 31 candidates for the December 7 Rajasthan assembly polls, dropping three of its incumbent Ministers in the state. The names were released after detailed deliberations at the party's Central Election Committee. In the second list, the party has dropped 14 MLAs and three ministers -- Babu Lal Verma 43

14 November, 2018 8:13 PM Infosys to open innovation hub in Texas, hire 500 American workers by 2020

New Delhi: IT firm Infosys has announced that it will open its next Technology and Innovation Hub in the State of Texas and hire 500 American workers in the state by 2020. The Hub will be located in Richardson, Texas and have a special focus on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors. Infosys said that these new Texas employees will include 41

14 November, 2018 5:48 PM Telangana Assembly Polls 2018: Congress, TDP release second list; seat-sharing talks still on

Congress and TDP, partners in the "grand alliance" for the December 7 assembly elections in Telangana, on November 14 released their respective second list of candidates even as the combine was yet to thrash out issues over seat-sharing among the partners. Besides the two parties, the alliance comprises Telangana Jana Samiti (TJS), which is insisting 52

14 November, 2018 4:55 PM MTNL Q2 loss widens to Rs 859 crore

State-run telecom firm MTNLÂ reported widening of its loss to Rs 859 crore on standalone basis in the quarter ended September 30, 2018, mainly on account of increase in finance cost and decline in sales. The debt-ridden firm had posted a loss of Rs 730.64 crore in the same period a year ago. The finance cost of the company during the period under review 34

14 November, 2018 4:32 PM Mizoram Assembly Polls 2018: 201 candidates in fray for November 28 election

During scrutiny, all of the nomination papers were found to be valid. Three nominees withdrew their candidature. A total of 201 candidates are in the fray for the Mizoram Assembly election after three nominees opted out of the contest on November 14, the last date for withdrawal of nomination papers, state election department officials said. According 39

14 November, 2018 3:17 PM Hima Das Appointed UNICEF India's Youth Ambassador

Hima Das said she is honoured to have become UNICEF India's Youth Ambassador. "Meet our Youth Ambassador, Hima Das! The Asian Games medallist is @UNICEF India's first ever youth ambassador as part of #WorldChildrensDay celebration," UNICEF India captioned the photo. Along with a gold medal in the 18th Asian Games, Hima claimed the silver medal in the women's 32

14 November, 2018 1:25 PM Iraq Recovers Property Worth Millions After Illegal Sale

The Iraqi government said Wednesday it had retaken ownership of a piece of property in Baghdad worth millions of dollars after it was unlawfully sold to a government official's wife. In a statement to journalists, the Integrity Commission said it had worked with Baghdad authorities to recover the land in Kadhimiyah district. "The Baghdad-Karakh appeals 34