Office of Profit | 20 AAP MLAs stand disqualified

Twenty Aam Aadmi Party MLAs stand disqualified from Delhi Assembly for holding Office of Profit. President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the recommendation of the Election Commission in this regard. The complaint was against 21 MLAs out of which one MLA Jarnail Singh had resigned in January last year for contesting Punjab Assembly Polls.

The MLAs were appointed… Read More

ONGC acquires 51% share of Government in HPCL

ONGC

The government has entered into an agreement with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited for the strategic sale of its 51.11 per cent equity share-holding in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation limited for 36,915 crore rupees.

The Finance Ministry in a release said, during the review in February 2016, the Prime Minister had underlined the need of efficient… Read More

PM to leave for Davos to attend 48th World Economic Forum meet

Prime Minister

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for Davos, Switzerland tomorrow to attend the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. He will lead the largest-ever Indian delegation comprising Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu among others. Mr Modi will deliver a keynote address on the opening day of the meeting… Read More

WCD Ministry felicitates 112 exceptional women achievers

WCD Ministry

The Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt Maneka Gandhi felicitated 112 exceptional women achievers in New Delhi today. The Minister of Food Processing Industries, Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ms. Anupriya Patel were also present on the occasion. These women achievers ‘FIRST LADIES’ are those … Read More

Haryana govt to implement online transfer policy

Haryana government

The Haryana government would implement an online transfer policy in all the departments of the state government, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said here .Addressing a public rally here, he said in the first phase, the online transfer policy would be launched in about 16 departments by April 1.

He said advertisements for 50,000 vacant posts lying in government… Read More

Five day Ramayana festival with ASEAN nations begins in Delhi

Ramayana festival

The five day Ramayana festival with the ASEAN nations will kick off in Delhi . Troupes from ASEAN countries will display the shared heritage also at Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Ayodhya and Kolkata. Cultural groups from the 10 member-nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will stage musicals and plays based on the epic at the festival celebrating… Read More

Military equipment on display at an exhibition in Odisha

Military equipment

A day-long exhibition of military equipment in the Silk City of Odisha gave visitors a rare opportunity to know about the way the Indian Army functions at the border.The event ‘Know Your Army’, organised by the Army Air Defence College,Gopalpur, yesterday at the Khallikote College stadium here, drew school and college students in large numbers.… Read More

TRAI recommends allowing mobile, Internet services during air travel

TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India recommended allowing mobile and Internet services for passengers during air travel in the country through both satellite and terrestrial network. In its recommendation, the authority said, Internet and Mobile Communication on Aircraft service should be permitted as In-Flight Connectivity in the Indian airspace.… Read More

Home Minister launches Bharat Ke Veer anthem

Home Minister

Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched Bharat Ke Veer anthem and a short film on India’s bravehearts. Speaking on the occasion in New Delhi, Mr. Singh appealed to the people to contribute in Bharat Ke Veer initiative and support the families of martyred soldier.

He said the people of this country have pledged their support to initiative in large numbers. The… Read More

ONGC to acquire government stake in HPCL for 36,915 Cr

ONGC

State-owned ONGC said it will acquire the government’s entire 51.11 per cent stake in HPCL for Rs 36,915 crore.ONGC will pay the government Rs 473.97 per share, a premium of over 10 per cent of the 60-days weighted average of HPCL’s scrip.

In a stock exchange filing, ONGC said “shares will be acquired against cash” and the transaction… Read More

4th India International Science Festival to be held in Lucknow

Fourth India International Science Festival to be held in Lucknow

The fourth edition of the India International Science Festival will be held in Lucknow.  The exact dates and other details will be decided later.   The decision to hold the Festival in Lucknow was taken at the first preparatory meeting for the 4th India International Science Festival (IISF) chaired by Union Minister for Science & Technology, Environment,… Read More

Amit Shah to launch Yuva Udghosh programme in Varanasi

Yuva Udghosh programme

BJP chief Amit Shah will launch the “Yuva Udghosh programme” here tomorrow and address nearly 17,000 youths at the sports ground of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth.The programme focuses on enrolling youths, aged above 17, who will eligible for voting in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and UP BJP president Mahendra Nath… Read More