Modi lays stone for world-class convention centre in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone for the India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC) proposed to be built on the periphery of the national capital over an area spread over 221 acres. The facilities at the centre would be among the best in the world […]

FMs to meet in UN but no Saarc summit: India tells Pakistan

New Delhi, Sep 20 : Breaking the ice in ties with Pakistan, India on Thursday agreed for a meeting between Foreign Ministers of the two countries in New York later this month but rejected the request for the holding of a Saarc summit in Islamabad, holding that terror and talks cannot go together. The thaw […]

Over 4.5 lakh entries in ‘sexual offenders’ database, NCRB to maintain record

New Delhi, Sep 20 : In a first, the government on Thursday came out with a National Database on Sexual Offenders (NDSO), containing a list of 4.5 lakh convicts with photos of about 3.5 lakh of them available. The offenders face charges of rape, gangrape and eve-teasing. The database, which was rolled out by the […]

SC extends deadline by 3 months to probe Aircel-Maxis deal

New Delhi, Sep 20 : The Supreme Court on Thursday extended by three months the deadline given to CBI and ED to complete their investigation in all 2G spectrum cases and related cases arising out of it, including the Aircel-Maxis deal. A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan granted three more months […]

India rejects Pakistan’s plea for hosting Saarc Summit

New Delhi, Sep 20 : Asserting that terror and talks cannot go together, India on Thursday rejected new Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s proposal for holding a Saarc Summit in Islamabad. India, however, accepted Islamabad’s request for a meeting of the foreign ministers on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session later this month. […]