Congress disrupts parliament over PM Modi’s comment against former PM Manmohan Singh :- Congress disrputs Parliament; Chairperson says disruption not justified as statement made outside the House; Lok Sabha too disrupted before lunch; BJP says Rahul gandhi insulted Manmohan Singh by tearing the ordinance.
Cabinet approves big Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector :- The Centre has taken a big step to realise the immense potential of the textile sector in providing employment. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a new skill development scheme covering the entire value chain of the textile sector. Aptly called the Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector, the program will be implemented from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with an outlay of Rs. 1300 crore.
Five RSS activists assaulted in Kerala’s Kannur district :- Five BJP Workers stabbed in Kannur’s Maloor allegedly by CPM workers.
Pradyuman Murder Case: Minor accused to be tried as adult :- The class 11th student arrested for the murder of a seven-year-old boy Pradyuman Thakur in the premises of Ryan International School, Gurugram, will be tried as an adult.
Ex-TV producer Suhaib Ilyasi gets life term for killing wife :- A Delhi court awarded life imprisonment to former television serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi for killing his wife Anju 17 years ago.
PM Modi dedicates election victory to people :- Prime Minister calls for promotion of youth in and outside BJP; dedicates poll victory to the people; BJP parliamentary party Congratulates Prime Minister and party Chief Amit Shah for thumping victory in Gujarat and Himachal polls.
India, Myanmar ink MoU for development of Rakhine state :- India and Myanmar signed MoU on Rakhine State Development Programme and on Government to Government agreement on long-term socio-economic development of the state.
Tunnel testing work for Bullet train begins :- Japanese and Indian professionals have started the tunnel testing work for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train.
Govt withdraws stock holding and turnover limits on sugar dealers :- The government has withdrawn stock holding and turnover limits on sugar dealers with immediate effect as demand-supply situation is likely to be comfortable with the estimated rise in production.
DMRC orders high-level inquiry into metro derail incident :- Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident in which a metro train crashed into a wall yesterday at the Kalindi Kunj depot while on a trial run.
Cold wave grips North India :- Cold wave conditions continue to grip the multiple parts of North India as mercury levels dropped significantly across the region. In J&K, severe cold wave continued in the Kashmir Valley as the Ladakh region remained literally frozen with Kargil recording minus 15.4 and Leh minus 13.2 as the minimum temperatures.
Sri Lankan President calls for strong ties among BIMSTEC nations :- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has called for a strong cooperation programme among Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) nations to eradicate poverty and to promote prosperity.
Working to create Aadhar-like infrastructure: Sri Lanka :- Sri Lanka has said that it is working to create its own Aadhar-like infrastructure for smooth delivery of government services.
France to ban all oil, gas production by 2040 :- France’s parliament has approved a law banning all exploration and production of oil and natural gas by 2040 within the country and its overseas territories.
Centre looks to include petro-products in GST after consensus with States: FM :- The Government is in favour of bringing petroleum products under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax and is awaiting a consensus among the states over the issue.
India beat Sri Lanka by 93 runs in 1st T20 International :- KL Rahul hit a classy half-century as India continued their domination over Sri Lanka to register a massive 93-run win, their biggest victory in T20 Internationals Cuttack on Wednesday.
India eye another series triumph :- India takes on Sri Lanka in a three-match T20 series starting today in Cuttack.
Newly-weds Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma meet PM Modi :- Indian cricket star Virat Kohli and his wife and Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday.
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