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16 January, 2019 9:49 AM Airline cabin crew member arrested in Australian drug bust

The 38-year-old airline crew member was part of a group that brought drugs from Malaysia on aircraft for sale in Australian cities. Sydney: An employee of a Malaysian airline was among eight people arrested in Australia on charges of trafficking more than 14 kg (30 lb) of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, Australian authorities said on Wednesday 571

16 January, 2019 9:23 AM What Interim Budget Is, How It Differs From Full-Year Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present Budget 2019 on February 1. That would be an interim budget. An interim budget, just like a full-year budget, is an annual financial statement of a government's finances. It contains key details such as where money comes from (revenue) and where it is spent (expenditure), as well as projections of growth and fiscal 536

16 January, 2019 9:19 AM "People Who Are Less Educated Have More Children": Sushil Modi

Government should educate more people to control the population of the country as "less educated people have more children", claimed Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday. "Shiksha har samasya ka samadhaan hai. Agar parivaar ki sankhya ghatana hai to shikshit kar dijiye. Koi parivar niyojan ki zaroorat nahi hai (Education is the solution 520

16 January, 2019 3:45 AM India’s non-oil trade deficit is the lowest since April

It is likely that the protectionist measures taken by the government have led to compression of non-oil imports India’s merchandise trade deficit narrowed to a 10-month low in December 2018. One reason, of course, is the lower price of crude oil. But not all the improvement in the deficit is due to crude oil prices. The deficit in the non-oil, non-gold 147

15 January, 2019 7:58 PM Akhilesh Yadav-Mayawati Alliance Will Promote Anarchy: Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath said the Samajwadi Party had more seats that those of BSP in 1993, when Mulayam Singh Yadav was elected chief minister. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said the Samajwadi Party (SP)- Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) alliance will create "anarchy" in the state and will be short-lived. "This alliance will promote anarchy 152

15 January, 2019 6:18 PM Pakistan may lose major non-NATO ally status, Bill introduced in US Congress

The bill was introduced by Republican Congressman Andy Briggs in the House of Representatives. WASHINGTON: An influential US lawmaker has introduced a legislation in Congress to terminate the designation of Pakistan as a major non-NATO ally. Introduced by Republican Congressman Andy Briggs, the resolution 73, introduced in the House of Representatives 194

15 January, 2019 6:07 PM PM Narendra Modi visits Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala, offers prayers

Centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is known as one of the 108 'divyadesams' of Lord Vishnu. Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday offered prayers at the centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, known as one of the 108 'divyadesams' of Lord Vishnu. PM Modi, who entered the sprawling shrine through the eastern entrance, spent 173

15 January, 2019 5:00 PM Press conferences by ministers, senior leaders across country for next 4 days: BJP

The BJP announced on Tuesday that its senior central government ministers, chief ministers and other prominent leaders would be holding press conferences at around 50 places across the country for the next four days. "Through press conferences, the messages given by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and party's national president Amit Shah during the National 126

15 January, 2019 4:30 PM Focus On Cow Slaughter, Cop Killers Run Free: Kapil Sibal On Bulandshahr

Allegations of cow slaughter had sparked violent clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr, leading to the death of Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh. Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday attacked the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government over the invoking of the National Security Act against three people arrested in connection with an alleged cow-slaughter 136

15 January, 2019 3:36 PM Will give top priority to trade, tourism if voted to power: J&K Congress

Jammu and Kashmir Congress president G A Mir on Tuesday said revival of trade, commerce and tourism would be his party's top priority if it is voted to power in the next state assembly elections. "The youth of the country and the state in particular want employment and that cannot be generated until and unless we utilise all our energies for the revival 128