No plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes: Economic Affairs Secretary

New Delhi, Feb 22 . The central government has no plans to re-introduce Rs 1,000 currency notes and will focus on lower denominations, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday."(There are)...

Wardha : Army ammunition depot fire toll rises to 18

The toll in Tuesday's massive fire at India's largest ammunition depot in Maharashtra's Pulgaon town, rose to 18 with bodies of two more persons recovered on Wednesday, sources said.The bodies --...

Kejriwal gets bail in poll affidavit case 

New Delhi, Dec 24 - Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday was granted bail in a complaint case filed against him for allegedly giving "misleading information" in his poll affidavit ahead...

Over 1.04 crore youth trained under ‘Skill India’ mission: Minister

Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Tuesday said more than 1.04 crore youth were trained under the 'Skill India' mission during the last fiscal."More...

President Mukherjee attends first convocation of Nalanda University

Rajgir (Bihar), Aug 27 . President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday attended the maiden convocation ceremony of Nalanda University and launched the ground-breaking ceremony for construction of the sprawling university campus here, an...

Modi lays foundation of AIIMS, fertiliser plant in Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur, July 22. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stones of an All India Medical Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and a fertiliser plant in Gorakhpur and said this...

Foodgrains, fuel for Tripura to be transported through Bangladesh

Agartala, July 2  With Tripura remaining cut-off from the rest of the country for more than a month, efforts are on to transport foodgrains and fuel to the northeastern state through...

VHP welcomes move to demonetise high-value currency notes

New Delhi, Nov 9 . Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Wednesday welcomed the Narendra Modi government's move to demonetise currency notes of the denomination of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000.In a statement...

Ola to invest Rs 100 cr to skill 100,000 drivers in India

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 19 - Car rental aggregator firm Ola on Monday announced plans to invest Rs 100 crore towards skill development in India and empower 100,000 driver-partners in the next...

India rejects Pakistan’s note verbale on Kashmir

New Delhi, Aug 14. India on Sunday rejected a note verbale issued by Pakistan's Foreign Ministry to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad regarding sending essential supplies from Pakistan to Jammu...

Entertainment

My intentions are to entertain with dignity: Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 5 - Following a spat with comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says that his intentions are to act and entertain people with dignity.Sunil...

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History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...