Black money holders also hit by note-ban: Economic Survey

New Delhi, Jan 31 : Examining the government’s recent demonetisation measure to combat black money, the Economic Survey for 2017 presented on Tuesday said though India’s lower middle class and rural population may have been the worst hit by move, black money holders also suffered in the process. It also attempts to measure how much […]

Modi regime a government of ‘RSS ka Saath and BJP ka Vikas’: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 31 : The Congress on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government, saying it has failed on all fronts, and is only a government of “RSS ka Saath and BJP ka Vikas”. “The President’s address is not his personal speech but prepared by the government. In his speech, the government spoke […]

One person killed, fireman injured in restaurant blaze

New Delhi, Jan 31 : A 24-year-old waiter was burnt alive as a massive fire broke out in a restaurant here on Tuesday, while a fire-fighter was injured during rescue operations, officials said. According to a fire service official, information was received in the afternoon about a fire at ‘Mirzaa Restaurant’ located at sixth floor […]

TV show ‘Ek Vivaha’ to feature the ‘extraordinary’ journey of a widow

Mumbai, Jan 31 : Breaking all the pre-conceived notions and barriers set by society for widows, upcoming TV show “Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi”, which was launched here on Tuesday, is all set to showcase the journey of a young widow, named Suman, who surmounts various restrictions to makes herself successful and marries again. Featuring Sonali […]

President’s address ‘best speech’ covering government policies: Modi

New Delhi, Jan 31 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described President Pranab Mukherjee’s address to the joint session of Parliament as “best speech” describing government policies, informed sources said. While addressing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s Parliamentary Party executive meet here, Modi also asked the party MPs to publicise it in their respective […]

Israel “regrets misunderstanding” with Mexico over wall tweet

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Jan 31 : Israel’s president today told his Mexican counterpart that he “regretted the misunderstanding” over a tweet in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to praise US President Donald Trump’s plans to build a wall on the Mexican border. In a tweet on Saturday that drew a rebuke from Mexico, […]