China-based Transsion now eying India smartphone market

China-based Transsion now eying India smartphone market New Delhi, June 4 : After strengthening its position in the Indian feature phone market, Chinese conglomerate Transsion Holdings is now looking at capturing a bigger pie of the competitive smartphone seg

In a first, Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway to be twinned with rail...

In a first, Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway to be twinned with rail line   New Delhi, June 3 : Indian Railways has joined hands with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to twin a rail line along the proposed expressway between Mumbai and Nagpur — a first such coordinated

Life partially affected in Bengal due to BJP strike

Life partially affected in Bengal due to BJP strike   Kolkata, June 3 : Life on Sunday was partially affected in West Bengal’s Purulia district due to a 12-hour strike called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after two of their party workers were allegedly murdered with

Deliberately wrong RTI replies attract penalty, disciplinary...

Deliberately wrong RTI replies attract penalty, disciplinary action: Ex-CIC   Mumbai, June 3 : Even as we witness an alarming trend where RTI replies by various government departments are subsequently denied outright, a former Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has underlin

Key electricity related case to be reheard as judge retires ...

Key electricity related case to be reheard as judge retires without giving ruling New Delhi, June 3 : The appointment of Justice R.K. Agrawal as the head of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has left many in the legal fraternity wondering what weighed in his favour as they recall he was part of a be

Pleasant Sunday morning in Delhi

Pleasant Sunday morning in Delhi   New Delhi, June 3 : The national capital woke up to a pleasant Sunday morning with moderate moist winds and the minimum temperature recorded at 27.7 degree Celsius, the season’s average. While the average air quality of Delhi and

Curfew to be relaxed in Shillong on Sunday

Curfew to be relaxed in Shillong on Sunday Shillong, June 2 : Curfew will be lifted for seven hours on Sunday in curfew-bound areas in Meghalaya’s capital Shillong, but restrictions will remain in force, a senior government said on Saturday. “Curfew would be lifted from 8.00 a.m to

Busting the hookah myths

Busting the hookah myths New Delhi, June 2 : The hookah has been associated with leisurely activities for centuries. A really famous old tradition has become a huge rage nowadays and youngsters flock to hookah joints like hibernating birds without understandi

Youth run over dies, internet suspended in Srinagar, Badgam

Youth run over dies, internet suspended in Srinagar, Badgam Srinagar, June 2 : A youth run over by a CRPF vehicle here a day ago succumbed to his injuries on Saturday prompting authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to suspended internet services in Srinagar and Ba

Jaipur jewellers face crippling cash crunch, courtesy Nirav ...

Jaipur jewellers face crippling cash crunch, courtesy Nirav Modi and demonetisation Jaipur, June 1 : The ghost of Nirav Modi scam is stalking the jewellery markets in Jaipur, even as traders were trying to bury the memory of bad days triggered by demonetisati

Panchayat decides to close Goa’s Betalbatim beach at night

Panchayat decides to close Goa’s Betalbatim beach at night Panaji, June 1 : More than a week after a 20-year-old woman was gang raped at Betalbatim beach in South Goa, a local panchayat has decided to prohibit the entry of visitors to the beach stretch

Vijayaraghavan named new convenor of Kerala’s LDF

Vijayaraghavan named new convenor of Kerala’s LDF Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 : Senior CPI-M leader A. Vijayaraghavan was on Friday chosen as the new convenor of the Kerala’s ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF). H

ED attaches Sterling Biotech’s Rs 4,700cr assets

ED attaches Sterling Biotech’s Rs 4,700cr assets New Delhi, June 1 (IAN) The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has attached properties worth Rs 4,700 crore in a Rs 5,000-crore bank fraud case involving Gujarat-based pharmaceutical company Sterli