EC announces By-polls for three Lok Sabha seats :- The Election Commission on Thursday announced the schedule for By-polls to three Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan and West Bengal which fell vacant following the demise of sitting members.
India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile :- India successfully test-fires its indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence supersonic interceptor missile, capable of destroying any incoming ballistic missile in low altitude.
Telangana to supply 24-hour free power to agricultural sector from 1st January :- The Telangana government on Thursday said it has decided to supply 24-hour ‘quality’ and ‘uninterrupted’ power to 23 lakh pumpsets in agricultural sector in the state from 1st January or 31st December midnight.
Delhi-NCR: 12-point draft plan formulated to combat air pollution :- Coordinated action to combat stubble burning, commissioning studies and launch of a hotline and an app to report violations are some of the measures in the 12-point draft plan formulated by a high-level task force to combat air pollution in the NCR region.
BJP launches election campaign in Tripura :- In Tripura, the state unit of BJP formally launched election campaign yesterday through protest rallies.
J&K: Dineshwar Sharma meets Governor, CM :- Centre’s Special Representative for Jammu and Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma commenced the second-leg of his third visit to the State and reached Jammu, the winter capital city yesterday.
EAM Swaraj slams Pakistan for ‘ill-treatment’ to Jadhav family :- External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj slams Pakistan for disrespecting and ill treating mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav in Islamabad; Making statement in both the houses of Parliament, Swaraj says Govt is making all efforts to give permanent relief to Jadhav through ICJ.
Registration of over 23,000 NGOs not renewed since 2014 :- The registration of more than 23,000 NGOs under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act, 2010, has not been renewed since 2014.
CBI techie arrested for subverting rail ticketing system :- CBI arrested its assistant programmer Ajay Garg and his aide, Anil Gupta, for developing and distributing the dubious software to agents for a price yesterday.
Eye surgery under torchlight: NHRC issues notice :- The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh government over 32 patients reportedly being operated for eye ailments under torchlight at a primary health centre in Unnao district.
Sri Lanka releases 69 Tamil Nadu fishermen :- Sri Lankan government today ordered release of 69 Indian fishermen taken into their custody on charges of poaching into Sri Lankan waters.
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