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Winter session likely from mid-November

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) on Wednesday met at defence minister Rajnath Singh's residence to discuss the possible schedule for Parliament's winter sess... Read More


Parliamentary select committee meets police, AGC, Home Ministry reps over Sosma arrests

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 17 -- Representatives from Bukit Aman, the Home Ministry and Attorney General's Chambers (AGC) were summoned to Parliament yesterday for an explanation on the arrest of 12 people un... Read More


Chairman of Avant Garde Nissanka Senadhipathi arrested at Katunayake by the CID

Sri Lanka, Oct. 17 -- Chairman of Avant Garde company, Nissanka Senadhipathi who was receiving treatment at a hospital in Singapore has been arrested by the CID upon his arrival in the country. Polic... Read More


Report claims performance of councillors falling

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- The performance of councillors in the three BJP-ruled municipal corporations of Delhi is falling in terms of attendance in House meetings, the number of questions asked and the q... Read More


100 mohalla clinics opened in 1 month

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- The Delhi government opened around 100 mohalla clinics in just over a month, taking the total number of the facility to 301. The AAP government had planned to set up a total of 1... Read More


Eye on polls, Kejriwal calls AAP only ray of hope, tells partymen to work for big victory

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- Delhi chief minister and the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday kick-started a series of gatherings of party workers and launched a mobile app... Read More


East corp launches sprinkling machines to check road dust

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- In a move to reduce pollution levels, Member of Parliament (MP) and Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday flagged off 40 water-sprinkling tan... Read More


No creche facility at Odisha govt offices; OHRC seeks report

Bhubaneswar, Oct. 17 -- Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has sought a report from the government for its lapses in providing creche facility at workplaces. A notice in this regard has been serve... Read More


Donald Trump warns Erdogan not to be 'tough guy' or 'fool,' seeks deal

India, Oct. 17 -- President Donald Trump wrote a letter to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan calling on him to "work out a good deal!" and warning him not to be a "tough guy" or "fool." "History wi... Read More


Minimum Wage: Again, FG, Labour meeting deadlocked

Nigeria, Oct. 17 -- After seven hours of intensive deliberation between a federal government team and representatives of labour unions, the ongoing negotiation on Nigeria's new minimum wage adjustment... Read More