Andhra assembly passes bill to create three capitals

Hyderabad, Jan. 21 -- The Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government late on Monday passed a bill in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly to create three capitals in the state, with the executive capital in Visakhapatna... Read More

2 joint secys named for CDS-led dept

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet cleared on Monday the appointment of two joint secretaries in the newly created department of military affairs under the defence ministr... Read More

Strong winds making north shiver: IMD

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- Parts of Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh have been recording cold and severe cold day conditions because of low sunshine and chilly northwesterly winds, India Meteorological D... Read More

ED quizzes Karti in INX Media case

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- The Enforcement Directorate on Monday questioned Karti Chidambaram again in connection with its money laundering probe in the INX Media case, an official said. He added that Kar... Read More

Calls for justice for Pandits, Gaw Kadal victims ring in J&K

Srinagar, Jan. 21 -- A group of Kashmiri Pandits residing in the Valley said on Monday that they wanted the state government to bring the community back to their homeland again, even as activists dema... Read More

Reconciliation is needed for a new era in Kashmir

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- Thirty years ago, gruesome events took place in the Kashmir Valley. Even as Muslim Kashmiris also lost many lives at the time, (indeed, the then vice-chancellor of Kashmir Unive... Read More

West Bengal: Pollution abatement projects to prevent sewage flow into Ganga

Kolkota (West Bengal), Jan. 21 -- : The Hooghly or Kati-Ganga flows south for about 260 km into the Bay of Bengal, through a heavy industrialised area with more than half of West Bengal's population. ... Read More

Fire breaks out in Surat's Raghuveer Market

Surat (Gujarat), Jan. 21 -- : Fire broke out at the Raghuveer Market in Surat on early Tuesday morning. More than 40 fire tenders are present at the spot. More details are currently awaited. Publis... Read More

Domestic air passenger traffic growth plummets to 3.7% in 2019

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- India's domestic air passenger traffic growth slowed to 3.74% in 2019 from 18.60% in 2018, amid a subdued economy and the grounding of Jet Airways (India) Ltd. Domestic schedule... Read More

Government taps AI to detect money launderers during demonetisation

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- The government has identified several unscrupulous jewellers, who laundered black money during demonetisation, by using data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) that revea... Read More