Govt, Asean in talks to take IMT highway up to Vietnam : The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), has 10 member nations Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Cambodia.
SC pulls up Delhi govt. over solid waste management issue : The top court has asked Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain to urgently call a meeting on solid waste management with an expectation of a definite plan of action to be prepared for Delhi which could be replicated in other cities too.
Cold wave spreads over North India; J&K, HP witness snowfall : As the cold wave spread its grip across North India there were places in the hilly reaches where normal life and vehicular traffic were affected.Snowfall also had an impact on normal life in many parts of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and J&K.
Government calls all party meeting on December 14 : The meeting will take place a day before the Winter Session of Parliament will commence.
Centre to SC: Will set up special courts for lawmakers facing charges : These courts will decide 1571 criminal cases against politicos, as disclosed by them in 2014 poll affidavits.
Government focusing on waterways development : The government under the Sagarmala scheme and National Waterways Act is developing 20, 275 kilometre long 111 new river course into national water ways.
Gujarat Elections 2017: Campaigning for final phase ends : Campaigning ended on Tuesday evening at 5 pm 39 hours ahead of the start of voting at 8 am on the 14th of December.
Ganderbal police arrests a boy intending to join Zakir Musa group : SSP Ganderbal Fayaz Ahmed Lone KPS said that the boy from Rainawari was in surveillance and being tracked as he was in contact with some Pakistani militants who are under survelliance and we knew his movement and nabbed him early today. He confessed that he intended to join Ansar Gazwat ul Hind.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan chairs meeting to tackle Air Pollution in Delhi-NCR : Chairing a meeting on the issue of tackling air pollution on Tuesday Dr. Harsh Vardhan reiterated that the practice of holding regular meetings with the Ministers of National Capital Region (NCR), to ensure that all the activities on the ground are monitored closely, will be continued.
Navika Sagar Parikrama – INSV Tarini departs from Lyttelton : This historic circumnavigation attempt by an all-women crew is being led by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, and the crew comprises Lieutenant Commanders Pratibha Jamwal, P Swathi, and Lieutenants S Vijaya Devi, B Aishwarya and Payal Gupta.
Delegation of Indigenous communities from Sikkim meets Dr Jitendra Singh : The delegation included representatives of communities including Rai, Mangar, Gurung, Thami, Bhujel, Jogi, Sanyasi, Giri, Newar, Khas (Bhawn and Chettri) and Dewan (Yakha).
ECI puts in place robust administrative safeguards for use of Electronic Voting Machines : All these functions and procedures are implemented through the District Election Officers (DEOs), Returning Officers (ROs), Assistant Returning Officers (AROs) and other election related officers concerned.
Union minister KJ Alphons Kannanthanam hits at Aadhaar critics : Launching the Digital Payment Security Initiative in New Delhi, Alphons Kannanthanamsaid that till now, not a single case of Aadhaar data being leaked has not come to the fore.
PM Modi concludes campaigning for Gujarat polls in a unique way : Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded campaigning for Gujarat polls in a unique way. PM Modi gave a boost to tourism by traveling from Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad to Dharoi Dam via a sea plane.
Unitech takeover: SC says NCLT should have taken its leave : The bench took note of the submissions of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the realty firm, that the Tribunal passed an interim order without hearing the company and its directors who are in jail.
India, Austraila Foreign Secretaries & Defence Secretaries dialogue held in New Delhi : India and Australia share warm bilateral relations based on shared democratic values and pluralism.
Snowfall, rains shut Jammu-Srinagar highway : The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and the Mughal road were closed for traffic for the second consecutive day on Tuesday due to continuous snowfall and rains.
PM travels in sea plane from Sabarmati River to Dharoi dam : Prime Minister Narendra Modi took off this morning in a sea-plane from the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad to Dharoi Dam in Mehsana district on the last day of campaigning for the Gujarat Assembly polls.
India seeks permanent solution to food stockpile issue at WTO : In his address at the plenary session of the 11th ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu urged the member countries to reaffirm their commitment to a rule-based multilateral trading system as it would benefit the entire world.
Nepal parliamentary and provincial assembly elections: Counting of votes underway : Counting of votes for 110 seats of House of Representative and 220 of state assemblies under proportionate representation is underway.
Trump wants Congress to fix ‘lax’ immigration after pipe bomb explosion at New York subway : “First and foremost, as I have been saying since I first announced my candidacy for president, America must fix its lax immigration system, which allows far too many dangerous, inadequately vetted people to access our country,” Trump said in a statement.
Leaders join France’s Macron to discuss climate cash crunch : French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with other leaders on Tuesday, two years to the day since 195 nations adopted the climate-rescue Paris Agreement this time to talk about money.
Trump signs new space policy directive to send Americans to Moon, Mars : US President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new space policy which directs NASA to send Americans to the Moon for the first time in decades, a step he said would subsequently lead them to a future Mars trip.
Israeli tank, aircraft hit Gaza after rocket fire : The Israeli military said it hit the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers with tank and aircraft fire after Palestinians launched rockets at southern Israel.
Nepal: Left alliance makes clean sweep in parliamentary and provincial assembly elections : Out of 165 constituencies of House of Representative under First Past the Post, Left alliance has begged 113 seats and leading in 4.
FM: Govt will fully protect public deposits : Seeking to allay concerns of depositors over provisions of a draft law, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the government will fully protect public deposits in financial institutions even as he hinted at openness to changes in the proposed FRDI Bill.
Mohali ODI: India looks for revenge : Handed an embarrassing defeat in the inaugural ODI, a wounded India would look to get even against an inspired Sri Lanka in a do-or-die second match.
Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore felicitates Former Captain of Indian Football Team : Union Minister for Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore presented him a shawl, memento and a cheque of Rs. five Lakh on the occasion.
Superstar Rajini turns 67, wishes pour in : Superstar Rajinikanth turned 67 on Tuesday, with his fans leading the birthday celebrations.
New ‘black box’ recorder can measure surgeons’ proficiency : US scientists have developed a novel recorder similar in concept to a black box on an airplane that can be used to objectively measure surgeons’ proficiency in robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery.
Nongkrem Dance Festival celebrated with pomp and gaiety : The annual Nongkrem Dance Festival was celebrated in Meghalaya amid fanfare and gaiety with young Khasi men and women swaying to traditional folk music to appease goddess Ka Blei Synshar, in the hope of a rich bumper harvest.
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