DSWD wants Soccsksargen LGUs to replicate flagship programs

Manila, April 22 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Region 12 or Soccsksargen is pushing for the replication by more local government units (LGUs) and non-government groups ... Read More

ICC Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan announce 15-member squad for World Cup

India, April 22 -- Afghanistan have announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup which will be held in England and Wales: Full Squad: Gulbadin Naib (captain), Mohammad Shahz... Read More

Khan meets Rouhani in Tehran today

TEHRAN, April 22 -- On Monday, Prime Minister Imran Khan met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Presidential Palace in Tehran during a two-day official visit to Iran. According to Radio Pakistan... Read More

FT Ministry seeks up to RM10b to buy over Kampung Baru land

PUTRAJAYA, April 22 -- The Federal Territories Ministry said it needs between RM6 billion and RM10 billion to take over land in Kampung Baru to develop the Malay enclave. Minister Khalid Samad explai... Read More

ECI clarifies suspension of Karnataka cadre IAS officer who checked PM's chopper, asked to report to CEO

New Delhi, April 22 -- The Election Commission on Monday clarified that it did not revoke the suspension of Karnataka cadre IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin, but asked him to report to the office of the Ch... Read More

Notification for seventh phase issued in UP

Lucknow, April 22 -- The nominations for the seventh phase polls in Uttar Pradesh on 13 Lok Sabha seats, including the VVIP Varanasi, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the candidate of NDA, Gorakh... Read More

BJP Chandigarh holds under 'Chai Pe Charcha' campaign

Chandigarh, April 22 -- As part of the BJP's ongoing campaign 'Chai Pe Charcha', meetings were organised in Sector 38 and Palsora village on Sunday. BJP Chandigarh president Sanjay Tandon was pres... Read More

Rupee down by 35 paise against USD

Mumbai, April 22 -- The Rupee on Monday heavily down by 35 paise to 69.71 against the UD Dollar in early trade on rising demand for US Dollars by bankers and exporters, dealers at forex market said. ... Read More

Major currencies up

Mumbai, April 22 -- Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 17.2891 20.2142 AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 45.34... Read More

SpiceJet, Emirates sign MoU for codeshare partnership

Hyderabad, April 22 -- SpiceJet, India's favourite carrier, and Emirates have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes... Read More