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  • Mohammad Ali Jinnah House in Mumbai is govt property: MHA

    New Delhi: The Jinnah House, a sea facing bungalow in South Mumbai, is a property of the government of India and the question of disposing it does not arise, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Social security schemes help cope with uncertainties of life: PM Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said social security cover has now been extended to around 50 crore people in the country, an increase of about 10 times since 2014. “The social security schemes of the Government of India help cope with the uncertainties of life,” Modi said.


    New Delhi  : The Congress does not expect any relief to the people of Jammu and Kashmir from the Governor’s rule imposed in the state after the collapse of the BJP-PDP coalition government as it is the same BJP at the Centre that has run away from owning its responsibility of creating the mess by ruining the state politically, economically and socially.

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    BJP outreach exercise: Shah in Chandigarh to meet SAD’s Parkash Badal, 2 sports legends

    Chandigarh, BJP president Amit Shah arrived here today on a day-long visit, during which he will meet SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal and two sports legends as part of his party’s “contact for support” campaign ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Shah will visit the residence of former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal here, a Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader said. Few senior SAD leaders, including Sukhbir Singh Badal and

  • In Picture: Akshay Kumar turns ‘traffic policeman’ to promote government’s road safety campaign

    Akshay Kumar has highlighted national issues through his films. After highlighting Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and sanitation with ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ and menstrual hygiene in ‘Pad Man’, Akshay Kumar is now the face of road safety movement. As the number of road accidents and fatalities continue to rise, Akshay has joined the initiative to spread awareness about safety.

  • UN Chief thanks India for strong, sustained support to peacekeeping

    United Nations :  UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has thanked India for its “strong and sustained” support to peacekeeping as he honoured the memory of the 163 Indian peacekeepers who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

  • SAIL reports Rs 816 cr net profit for Q4 FY18

    Mumbai : State run, Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL), FY18 recorded a net profit of Rs 816 crore in Q4 FY18. This comes after making a provision of Rs 582 crore towards enhanced gratuity recently approved by Government of India.

  • Student accuses College of demanding 50 lakh for admission, moves HC

    Dr Faaria, resident of Juhu, has moved the vacation bench seeking stay on the admission process to the Post Graduate (PG) Dermatology course. She claims that the college has asked her to pay Rs 50 lakh as donation for her admission to the course in DY Patil Medical College.

  • Need to take literacy improvement seriously

    The government of India like to crow about how it has improved India’s literacy levels ever since independence. But when the numbers are studied carefully for a long period of time, the performance isn’t worth a mention.

  • Banks board gets free hand, in good rapport with govt, says Rai     

    New Delhi : There have been many reports in the past that stated that Banks Board Bureau (BBB) and the government was not in sync. But BBB, Chairman, Vinod Rai denied these reports by saying that the board was given a ‘free hand’ in appointment process and dismissed any lack of coordination with the government.

  • Ursa Minor: A start-up for the youth to ‘bank’ upon

    Start Ups in India are blooming, various companies across India have floated many start-ups. But an unique start-up has been founded by experienced and senior bankers to upskill and train the youth about banking and financial services sector.

  • Will give special status to AP if voted to power: RaGa

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the party will grant special category status to Andhra Pradesh if voted to power in 2019, even as the AAP too extended its support to the demand.

  • 80-90% Ganga to be cleanED by March 2019: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi : Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Government of India on Saturday promised 80-90% completion of the Clean Ganga project by March 2019 at the closing session of YES Bank and The Economic Times Global Business Summit 2018. Centred around the theme ‘New Economy, New Rules’, the summit saw a phalanx of top global leaders share their views on challenges and opportunities across their respective sectors.

  • India may lose out on hosting ICC champions Trophy in 2021 and Cricket World Cup in 2023 because of tax issues

    Dubai: The Indian government’s stance of not approving a tax exemption to the International Cricket Council (ICC) could possibly see India losing out on hosting two of the biggest global tournaments — the 2021 Champions Trophy and the 2023 World Cup — in the next five years. The ICC board during its meeting here on Friday expressed concern, fearing revenue loss of atleast $100 million, and therefore directed its management to look

  • India’s Road Ahead

    Connectivity—through roads, rail or waterways— is vital for stable GDP growth. At the micro level, it offers better access to education and income opportunities. Within this framework, the present Government has been doing a lot. In order to understand these activities of the government more deeply and the impact it could have, Free Press Journal in conjunction with Moneycontrol, organised ‘India’s road ahead’. Gracing the event was