President extends Holi greetings

New Delhi, March 21 -- President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Holi, calling it "a celebration of spring and of our sense of fraternity". "On the occasion of the ... Read More

China's Xi visiting Italy, various accords to be signed

Rome, March 21 -- Italy's populist Premier Giuseppe Conte will hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping here on Saturday during the latter's visit to Italy aimed at boosting economic and political... Read More

Jio adds most subscribers in January, says TRAI

New Delhi, March 21 -- Reliance Jio led the subscription race in January 2018 with an addition of 93.24 lakh subscribers across the country, the highest among all the telecom service providers. Data ... Read More

Nirav Modi held in London, in police custody

London/New Delhi, March 20 -- Fourteen months after he fled India, fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi has been arrested in London in connection with a Rs 13,500 crore PNB fraud case and was sent to polic... Read More

PFC signs agreement to acquire majority stake in REC Limited

New Delhi, March 20 -- Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (PFC) has today signed a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire 103.94 crore equity shares of INR 10/- each, of REC Limited from the President of Ind... Read More

Justice P.C. Ghose appointed India's first Lokpal

New Delhi, March 20 -- Retired Supreme Court judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose has been appointed as India's first Lokpal, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said on Tuesday. Justice (retd) Ghose will head the... Read More

DGCA discuss ways to resolve Jet crisis

New Delhi/Mumbai, March 20 -- The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday held an emergency meeting with Jet Airways to discuss ways to resolve its debt crisis, which has caused financ... Read More

Goa CM Pramod Sawant wins trust vote

Panaji, March 20 -- Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday won the trust vote in the state Assembly. Twenty of the 36 members in the House voted for the BJP-led coalition government. Publishe... Read More

Director (Personnel) NHPC conferred 'Award of Excellence'

New Delhi, March 20 -- Shri N.K. Jain, Director (Personnel), NHPC, India's premier hydropower utility has been conferred 'Award of Excellence' by University of Engineering and Management, Jaipur. The ... Read More

Mayawati not to contest LS elections

Lucknow, March 20 -- Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday said she will not contest the Lok Sabha elections. "Keeping in mind the current political situation, I have decided not to c... Read More