PM Modi urges states to clear pending power dues

Emphasising that the energy sector will play a huge role in accelerating India’s progress over the next 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged states and union territories to clear pending power dues as soon as possible. Addressing the ‘Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya – Power @2047’ programme, the Prime Minister said, […]

CWG 2022: Indian women’s table tennis team registers third straight win, defeats Guyana 3-0

Indian women’s table tennis continued their winning ways, registering their third win in a row after defeating Guyana in their Group 2 tie on Saturday. The Indian pair of Sreeja Akula and Reeth Tennison started off the match with a tie against the duo of Natalie Cummings and Chelsea Edghill. Akula-Tennison dominated the tie from […]

Congress hits back with ‘hoshiyari’ jibe as Maharashtra Governor’s remarks stir row

Congress has hit out at Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s controversial remarks about Mumbai owing its financial capital status due to the hard work of Gujaratis and Rajasthanis. “His name is ‘Koshiyari’, but as a governor, there is not a bit of ‘hoshiyari’ (smartness) in what he says and does. He is sitting on the […]

Adhir Ranjan should seek forgiveness by touching President Droupadi Murmu’s feet: BJP MP

The controversy over Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s ‘Rashtrapatni’ remark refused to abate as BJP MP Harnath Singh Yadav on Saturday demanded that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi should apologise to the whole country while Chowdhury should seek forgiveness by touching President Droupadi Murmu’s feet. “The surprising thing is that despite Congress President Sonia Gandhi being a woman, […]

ED attaches assets worth Rs 110 cr in Karvy scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached movable and immovable assets worth Rs 110 crore in its ongoing case in the Rs 2,800 crore Karvy scam, the agency said on Saturday. The federal agency identified additional assets and provisionally attached properties in the form of lands, buildings, shareholdings, cash, foreign currency and jewellery worth […]

Bangladesh authorities seize 2700 cartons of foreign liquor smuggled from China

Bangladesh law enforcement agencies have seized a large consignment of foreign liquor, containing over 2700 cartons of liquor that was smuggled from China. The consignment was seized on the Chittagong-Dhaka highway in a special operation by Bangladesh (BD) authorities on July 22, Bangladesh Live News reported. This is the latest case of Chinese smuggling which […]