Jaishankar, Chinese counterpart Wang meet briefly at security conference in Germany

Beijing/Munich: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi have met briefly in Germany on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, their first meeting in more than six months. Video footage from the Munich Security Conference showed Jaishankar and Wang having a brief chat on the sidelines of the prestigious event […]

EC, assembly speaker’s decision on NCP matter ‘unfair’; we are approaching SC, says Sharad Pawar

EC, assembly speaker’s decision on NCP matter ‘unfair’; we are approaching SC, says Sharad Pawar

Baramati: Nationalist Congress Party founder Sharad Pawar on Saturday said the verdicts given by the Election Commission and Maharashtra assembly speaker Rahul Narwekar on the NCP matter were “unfair”, and his faction would approach the Supreme Court to get back the party name and symbol. The Sharad Pawar-led group – now officially named as NCP […]

HC asks DU to sympathetically consider visually impaired woman teacher’s accommodation issue

HC asks DU to sympathetically consider visually impaired woman teacher’s accommodation issue

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi University to take a sympathetic view towards a visually impaired woman teacher who has been asked to vacate her allotted hostel accommodation and is facing difficulties due to her physical disability. The high court was informed that though the university has identified an alternative accommodation […]

Kamal Nath arrives in Delhi amid speculation over switch to BJP

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath arrived in the national capital Saturday afternoon amid speculation that he could cross over to the BJP. Over the past few days, Nath had been on a tour of his bastion Chhindwara, from where he had been an MP for nine terms. […]

Govt increases authorised capital of FCI from Rs 10K cr to Rs 21K cr

New Delhi: The government has increased the authorised capital of state-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) from Rs 10,000 crore to Rs 21,000 crore to enhance the operational capabilities and fulfill its mandate effectively, the Food Ministry said on Saturday. FCI is the central government’s nodal agency that undertakes procurement of foodgrains at a minimum […]

Higher education in law must be extended to remote areas, non-English speaking: CJI

Prayagraj: Chief Justice of India Justice DY Chandrachud said university education in law should be extended to remote rural areas so that students from small towns are not deprived of the opportunity to become lawyers. Speaking at the inauguration event of the Dr Rajendra Prasad National Law University here, Chandrachud said, “Technology has given us […]

Sachin Tendulkar visits bat-manufacturing unit in Kashmir

Pleased with quality of willow SRINAGAR: A cricket bat manufacturer in the Sangam area here was in for a pleasant surprise when Sachin Tendulkar and his family visited his manufacturing unit on Saturday. Tendulkar, accompanied by wife Anjali and daughter Sara, stopped by at a unit in Charsoo on the Srinagar-Jammu highway and interacted with […]

Ashwin withdraws from the 3rd Test due to family medical emergency

Rajkot:Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Friday withdrew from the ongoing third Test between India and England owing to a family medical emergency, hours after touching the coveted milestone of 500 Test wickets. BCCI provided an update on the development. “Ravichandran Ashwin has withdrawn from the Test squad, effective immediately due to a family medical emergency. […]