Pak envoy meets with Swaraj: FO

Pak envoy meets with Swaraj: FO

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday said its High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, but dismissed as “speculative” the reports in media that the two discussed the issue of Kulbhushan Jadhav. Foreign Office issued a statement after reports in media claimed that Swaraj asked Mahmood to drop all charges against Jadhav and send […]

Lucky Ali enthrals audience on banks of Dal Lake

Lucky Ali enthrals audience on banks of Dal Lake

SRINAGAR: Bollywood singer Lucky Ali on Saturday enthralled the audience at a musical concert organised by the Indian Army on the banks of the serene Dal Lake in Srinagar. Ali, who became a singing sensation in the late 90s, sang his popular songs ‘Aa Bhi Jaa’, Aey Subah’ and ‘Jaaney Kya Dhoondta Hai Yeh Mera […]

Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts mandatory, says RBI

Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts mandatory, says RBI

MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of India on Saturday said biometric identity number Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts is mandatory. The RBI clarification followed media reports quoting a reply to a Right to Information (RTI) application that suggested the apex bank has not issued any order for mandatory Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts. “The Reserve Bank clarifies […]

Sovereign gold bond rate fixed at Rs2,971 per gram

NEW DELHI: The Government of India (GoI) has fixed the purchase price of sovereign gold bond (SGB) at Rs2,971 per gram. For the subscription period from 23-25 October, the issue price will be Rs2,971 per gram with settlement on 30 October, a finance ministry statement said on Saturday. This is part of SGB calendar announced […]

383 police personnel killed in line of duty in last 1 year: DIB

383 police personnel killed in line of duty in last 1 year: DIB

NEW DELHI: As many as 383 police personnel, including 56 belonging to the BSF and 42 from the Jammu and Kashmir, have laid down their lives in the line of duty in last one year, Director of Intelligence Bureau Rajiv Jain said on Saturday. Addressing the Police Commemoration Day, where Home Minister Rajnath Singh led […]

Will give rest to key batsmen ahead of overseas tours: Kohli

Mumbai: With two hectic and crucial overseas tours lined-up, India captain Virat Kohli today said they will give much-needed rest to some key batsmen of the team to manage their workload. After playing against New Zealand and Sri Lanka at home, India will embark on a tour of South Africa, involving three Tests, six ODIs […]

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