Odd-even ends, Kejriwal calls it a success

By Ashish Mishra New Delhi, Jan 15 : The fortnight-long odd-even campaign to curb traffic in Delhi to battle air pollution ended on Friday night, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying it succeeded in more ways than one. And just hours before the unique January 1-15 scheme ended amid conflicting claims, Kejriwal urged Delhiites to […]

Cigarette vendors protest Himachal move for registration

Shimla, Jan 15 : About 200 sellers of cigarettes and bidis in Himachal Pradesh protested here on Friday against a government decision to make vendor’s registration manadatory for selling tobacco products. The decision was effectively a licensing system that would damage business, take away livelihoods and allow government officials to extort money from the sellers […]

Islamabad forms panel to oversee China-Pakistan project

Islamabad, Jan 15 : A consultative meeting of Pakistan’s senior political leaders decided on Friday to form a steering committee headed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to oversee the implementation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project. It was decided that all the four provincial chief ministers would be included in the committee, which would meet […]

RBI hikes its share in National Housing Bank with Rs.1,000 crore

Mumbai, Jan 15 : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday announced it has increased shareholding in its wholly-owned subsidiary, the National Housing Bank (NHB), by contributing Rs.1,000 crore towards its paid-up capital. “The Reserve Bank has contributed Rs.1,000 crore towards the paid up capital of the National Housing Bank on January 12, 2016, […]

Air India starts New Delhi-Gorakhpur flight service

New Delhi, Jan 15 : National flag carrier Air India on Friday introduced a flight service between New Delhi and Gorakhpur. “With the commencement of this service, flyers from Gorakhpur will get connections to several domestic and international destinations, through hub Delhi,” the airline said in a statement. “Similarly, passengers arriving into Delhi from the […]