Nashik’s Vishwas Mandlik, Mumbai’s Yoga Institute win PM awards

New Delhi, June 20 : The Ayush Ministry on Wednesday said Vishwas Mandlik of Nashik and The Yoga Institute in Mumbai are the recipients of the Prime Minister’s Award for outstanding contribution to promotion and development of yoga. Mandlik won the award in the category Individual – National and The Yoga Institute won in the […]

AI’s 76% stake sale plan crashes, other alternatives to be evaluated

New Delhi, June 20 : The government on Wednesday said that a 76 per cent stake sale process of national carrier Air India has ended, as “no interest” was shown by bidders, but it remains committed to the strategic divestment for which other alternatives will be evaluated. “We ran a disinvestment process, where we made […]

Red Corner Notice against Nirav Modi soon: CBI

New Delhi, June 20 : The Interpol will soon issue a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against diamond jeweller Nirav Modi, who is one of the accused in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank fraud, officials said on Wednesday. A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official said that “we have expedited the process to issue […]

Rahul slams Jaitley for breaking news of Subramanian’s quitting on FB

New Delhi, June 20 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed Union Minister Arun Jaitley for uning Facebook to break the news about Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian’s term not getting extended. He also took a veiled attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying “Captain DeMo is fast asleep”. The Congress also slammed […]

After flak, Haryana proposes no prize cut for players

Chandigarh, June 20 : After drawing widespread condemnation for its move to deduct one-third of the earnings of sportspersons employed under it, the Haryana government has proposed that no deduction be made. Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday said that he has sent a proposal to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar […]

BSF, Punjab Police recovers heroin haul along border

Chandigarh, June 20 : In a joint operation, BSF troopers and the Punjab Police’s Counter Intelligence on Wednesday recovered nearly 4 kg heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Amritsar district, BSF officials said. The heroin, valued at nearly Rs 20 crore in the international market, was recovered near the border outpost (BoP) Kakkar in […]