• Malaysian PM Najib Razak meets TN Governor
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Mar. 30 : Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak who arrived yesterday in India, met Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan here on Thursday.

  • Raveena Tandon's 'Maatr' trailer will surely keep you intrigued
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Proving herself to be one of the finest actress of industry, ravishing Raveena Tandon is back again on the silver screen with a revenge thriller, 'Maatr' based on a strong-willed mother, who is out to get justice for death of her daughter.

  • Centre grants Z-plus security to UP CM Yogi Adityanath
    New Delhi , Mar 30 : The Centre on Thursday granted Z-plus security to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

  • Kolkata: Women leaders of TMC hold rally over Narada issue
    Kolkata, Mar 30 : A day after the rally organised by Left Front over Narada issue, women leaders of Trinamool Congress hit the streets to protest against opposition's effort to mislead people against their party, according to media reports on Thursday.

  • ICC signs MoU with Anyang Chamber Of Commerce
    Kolkata, Mar 30 : In the Anyang City and New Town City Co-operation Seminar in Kolkata on Thursday, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Anyang Chamber of Commerce & Industry, South Korea.

  • GTA does not work, Mamata says in North Bengal
    Mirik, Mar 30 : With few months to go for the Municipal elections in four districts of North Bengal, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attacked Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) for not doing any work since its formation, according to media reports on Thursday.

  • Assam: Registration opens for Summer Leadership Programme at Doon School
    Guwahati, Mar 30 : The Doon School, India's pre-eminent boarding school, has announced its Residential 'Summer @ Doon Leadership Programme', which will be held from June 3-17.

  • BJP corporators, mayor forced us to sing Vande Mataram: SP corporator
    Meerut (Utter Pradesh) , Mar. 30 : Following the Vande Mataram row that took place earlier this week, Samajwadi Party (SP) corporator Afzal on Thursday asserted that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) corporators and mayor forced them to sing the song.

  • IPL 2017: No issues between me and Dhoni, insists Smith
    New Delhi , Mar.30 : Steve Smith has emphasized that there are no issues between him and former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was replaced by the Australian as captain of the Rising Pune Supergiant for the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), beginning April 5.

  • Kolkata hotel fire: Golden Parkk's owner, room service in-charge booked
    Kolkata, Mar 30 : Hours after a massive fire broke out at a hotel in Kolkata's Ho Chi Min Sarani area that claimed at least two lives, police on Thursday evening arrested an official and a senior staffer of the hotel for violating fire safety guidelines and negligence in rescuing people when the incident took place, police officials said.

  • RBI issues advisory on E-wallets; enables PPI's for purchase of goods and services
    New Delhi , Mar 30 : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday advised the users of Pre-paid Payment Instruments (PPIs), including mobile and electronic wallets that only non-bank entities authorised by RBI under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (the Act) can issue PPI wallets for purchase of goods and services from third parties and money transfer within India.

  • Would have been handcuffed had I said what Adityanath did: Azam Khan
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Thursday said he would have been arrested he had made such a comparison between Namaz and Surya Namaskar.

  • Phoolka seeks permission to continue as counsel for 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Senior lawyer and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member H.S. Phoolka on Thursday wrote to the Bar Council seeking special permission to continue as counsel for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims on a pro bono basis.

  • Delhi Karnataka Sangha hosts concert to celebrate 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan-India relations
    New Delhi , Mar.30 : The Delhi Karnataka Sangha organization, represented by its president, Vasanth Shetty Bellare, and the Embassy of Kazakhstan in India, jointly hosted a concert here as part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and India.

  • India Yamaha Motor introduces BS IV fleet of its scooters and motorcycles
    New Delhi , Mar 30 : Adding special value and innovation to their existing product line up, India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. has announced the new variants of its range of motorcycles and scooters.

  • Missing JNU student: Court asks suspect students to consider undergoing lie detector test
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Patiala House Court Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass on Thursday asked nine students to appear before the court and record their consent or refusal to undergo lie detector tests in connection with the Najeeb Ahmed missing case.

  • 33rd India Carpet Expo generates over Rs. 800 to 1000 crore business, enquiries
    New Delhi , Mar 30 : Carpet Export Promotion Council organized the 33rd Edition of India Carpet Expo from 27th to 30th March 2017 at Hall nos. 11, 12 and 12A Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, with an aim to promote the Cultural Heritage and showcase the weaving skills of Indian hand-knotted carpet artisans amongst the overseas hand-knotted carpet buyers.

  • Manoj Sinha conspiring to kill me, claims Mukhtar Ansari
    New Delhi , Mar 30 : Controversial Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mukhtar Ansari on Thursday accused Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Sinha for conspiring his murder.

  • Tata launches Tigor, new sub four metre sedan
    New Delhi , Mar.30 : Tata Motors hase come out with an all new sub four metre sedan, Tigor, targeted at a younger car buyer.

  • Shiv Sena dubs Air India 'mafia goons'
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Backing party MP Ravindra Gaikwad following his dispute with an Air India employee, the Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Thursday dubbed the national carrier a 'mafia goon' over their decision to ban Gaikwad.

  • If there is any conspiracy behind Mahakaushal derailment, we will investigate: UP Health minister
    Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh), Mar. 30 : Uttar Pradesh Health Minsiter Siddharth Nath Singh on Thursday said that if there is any conspiracy behind the derailment of the Delhi bound Jabalpur-Mahakaushal Express, the state government would order an investigation into it.

  • IPL 2017: RPS welcome Ben Stokes with team's new jersey
    New Delhi , Mar.30 : Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) on Thursday welcomed the new addition in the team, England all-rounder Ben Stokes, by handing over him the official team jersey in the presence of team owner Sanjiv Goenka alongside their dynamic new captain Steve Smith and spirited middle order batsman Ajinkya Rahane.

  • Non-bailable warrants will be issued for overcharging patients: Maharashtra warns hospitals
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 30 : Maharashtra Parliamentary Affairs Minister Girish Bapat on Thursday warned Hospitals and stent suppliers that non-bailable cases would be registered against them if they were found to be overcharging patients.

  • Govt to provide Rs. 2.05 billion to boost airline travel between smaller cities: Jayant Sinha
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Union Minister of State for Aviation Jayant Sinha on Thursday said the government will provide Rs. 2.05 billion as financial support to boost airline travel between smaller cities.

  • Mumbai: Civil Hospital doctors protest against assault on colleagues in Thane
    Thane (Mumbai), Mar. 30 : Mumbai Civil Hospital doctors on Thursday staged a protest in Thane against attacks two doctors yesterday.

  • Ramjas incident: Delhi Court questions absence of sedition charges in ATR
    New Delhi , Mar 30 : A Delhi Court on Thursday expressed displeasure over absence of sedition charges in the Action Taken Report (ATR) filed by the Delhi Police in the Ramjas College incident.

  • BJP demands prosecution of Budgam stone pelters
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said it is important to identify the stone pelters in Budgam and prosecute them on charges of terrorism.

  • Five die in Maharashtra as intense heat torments large parts of India
    New Delhi, Mar 30 : Five people have died of heat stroke in Maharashtra as 40-plus temperatures scorching the state are feared to be precursors to a heat wave.

  • The West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, RBU, in association with Sangeet Natak Akademi North-East Centre, JNMDA holds Porvottar Dhara
    Kolkata, Mar 29 : The West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, in association with the Sangeet Natak Akademi North-East Centre, Guwahati and theJawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA), Imphal, presented Porvottar Dhara - a festival focussing on the performing arts of north-eastern India - at the Jorasanko Thakurbari, Kolkata from Mar 25 to 28.

  • Indian benchmark indices end positive on Thursday
    Mumbai, Mar 30 : The Indian market closed on positive note on Thursday, with BSe Sensex up 115.99 points at 29,647.42 and NSE Nifty up 29.95 points at 9,173.75.

  • Sanskrit should be made MP's official language: BJP minister
    Sagar (Madhya Pradesh) , March 30 : Madhya Pradesh minister Vijay Shah on Thursday urged that Sanskrit should be made the state language, adding that the 'dev-bhasha' should be taught in schools from class one onwards.

  • PCB to take legal action against BCCI for refusing to play bilateral series
    Lahore (Pakistan) , Mar. 30 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan on Thursday said that the board is mulling to take a legal action against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for failing to play a scheduled India-Pakistan bilateral series.

  • Rajiv Kumar Chander appointed as India's Ambassador and permanent representative to the UN
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Rajiv Kumar Chander on Thursday has been appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations Offices in Geneva.

  • Meat traders support CM Adityanath, appeal to protesters end agitation
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 30 : After meeting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the meat traders on Thursday extended their support to the state government's view in the matter and seconded the move of banning illegal slaughterhouses.

  • Infosys achieves Cloud Elite status in Oracle PartnerNetwork
    Bangalore, Mar 30 : Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services, on Thursday announced that it has achieved Cloud Elite status in the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).

  • Watch out for these upcoming Indian artists
    Young and dynamic, these artists are here to stay. The contemporary art scene in the country is an exciting one. Many upcoming young artists have redefined the art scene like never before and it is ever evolving. From space, spiritualism to surrealism, these artists are experimenting with a range of subjects. Here is a look at five promising artists you should look out for:

  • Sonowal calls for long term vision for Indo-Japan partnership to complement NE's development
    Guwahati, Mar 30 : A long term vision holds key for India-Japan Partnership towards economic development in North Eastern Region and the success of Act East Policy, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said while delivering the key note address in the workshop on India-Japan Partnership for Economic Development in North Eastern Region of India at Kaziranga on Wednesday evening.

  • Four women killed in Assam road mishap
    Guwahati, Mar 30 : At least four women were killed and seven others injured while a vehicle they were travelling skidded off from the road and fell into a roadside gorge in Lower Assam's Dhubri district on Thursday morning.

  • West Bengal: 6 injured in TMC-Congress clash in Murshidabad
    Kolkata/Murshidabad, Mar 30 : At least six persons were hurt as local leaders-activists of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Congress clashed with each other over a local issue at Berhampore Municipality office in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Thursday, local media reports said.

  • CHECK OUT! AbRam's 'Spidey boom at home'
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Looks like the trailer of 'Spider-Man Homecoming' has made Shah Rukh Khan's tiny tot really excited.

  • Attacks on Nigerians 'unacceptable': MEA
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday condemned the violence against three Nigerian nationals in Uttar Pradesh, stating it was "unacceptable" and assured that it is committed to ensuring the safety and security of foreigners in India.

  • Two BJP MLC elected unopposed to J-K Legislative Council
    Jammu and Kashmir , Mar. 30 : Two candidates from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were elected unopposed to the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council.

  • Triple talaq unconstitutional: Mukul Rohatgi
    New Delhi , Mar 30 : Dubbing the practice of triple talaq as unconstitutional, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Thursday said the respective divorce is not in accord with right to life and dignity.

  • Axis Bank, Wells Fargo enter into bilateral arrangement to offer remittance facility to US-based NRI customers
    New Delhi , Mar 30 : Axis Bank, India's third largest private sector bank, has announced a strategic partnership with Wells Fargo and Company to offer seamless remittance facility to their NRI customers from The United States of America (USA). USA is one of the key corridors to receive remittances to India, which contributes to more than 30 percent of total remittance volume to India.

  • Bindu Ki Kahaani, Abhimanyu ki Zubaani: Here's poster of 'Meri Pyaari Bindu'
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : After wooing the fans with the track 'Maana ke hum yaar nahi' from 'Meri Pyaari Bindu,' the makers now have revealed the first poster of the film.

  • Government initiates enquiry against J-K Handicrafts Corporation MD
    Jammu and Kashmir , Mar. 30 : Taking a small step towards eradicating corruption in the state machinery, the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti led coalition government of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday initiated an enquiry against Ishtiaq Hussain Drabu, Managing Director of Jammu and Kashmir Handicrafts Corporation, under the civil services rules, 1956.

  • Envoy highlights Kazakhstan's policies, achievements at seminar on Central Asia post Cold War
    New Delhi , Mar.30 : Participating in a seminar on Central Asia post the Cold War, Kazakhstan's Ambassador Bulat Sarsenbayev drew particular attention to Kazakhstan's domestic and foreign policies as well as its political, economic and cultural achievements.

  • Supreme Court reserves order on liquor ban off national highways
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on banning off liquor vends on state and national highways.

  • Is having Gaikwad as surname a crime, asks BJP MP
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Expressing displeasure over being ill-treated at the airport for sharing the same surname as that of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sunil Gaikwad on Thursday dubbed it as harassment and questioned if it was a crime to have Gaikwad as his last name.

  • BJP leader Hriday Narayan Dikshit takes charge as UP Assembly Speaker
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 30 : Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Hriday Narayan Dikshit took charge as the Speaker of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Thursday.

  • Centre constitutes committee for extension of industrial package for hill states
    New Delhi , Mar.30 : Union Minister Of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman told Shimla Member Parliament Virender Kashyap that a Committee of Secretaries under the Chairmanship of NITI Aayog has been constituted for formulating new industrial policy for hill states like Himachal Pradesh , Uttrakhand and Jammu and Kashmir.

  • CATC gears up to host Smart India Hackathon 2017 finale
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar.30 : The Civil Aviation Training College (CATC) in Allahabad is gearing up to host the finale of Smart India Hackathon 2017 on April 1 and 2.

  • Regional connectivity flight set to take wings
    New Delhi , Mar.30 : The Airports Authority of India (AAI),the implementing agency, will issue Letter of Awards for 27 proposals received under RCS-UDAN. Key features of the proposals awarded by AAI include:

  • Rajiv Shukla to continue as IPL chairman: BCCI COA
    New Delhi , Mar.30 : Vinod Rai, the head of the BCCI Committee of Administrators (COA), on Thursday confirmed that Rajiv Shukla will continue to serve as the Chairman of Indian Premier League's (IPL) governing council.

  • SC refers triple talaq matter to constitution bench, hearing to start from May 11
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : The Supreme Court on Thursday referred the triple talaq issue to a Constitution bench, which will hear the matter on May 11.

  • Rising costs weigh on profitability of cement companies in coming quarters, says ICRA
    New Delhi , Mar 30 : Credit rating agency ICRA expects cement demand growth, which has been significantly impacted post demonetisation, to recover to around four to five percent during FY2018, driven by a pick-up in the infrastructure segment, mostly road and irrigation projects and the housing segment.

  • Will expose real face of Separatists: Jitendra Singh
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : While condemning the recent incidents of violence in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Dr. Jitendra Singh on Thursday accused the separatists for instigating the youth in the Valley.

  • Meat shortage reaches AMU, students say mess fee may go up
    New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Following the crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh, the Aligarh Muslim University's students union has written to the vice chancellor complaining meat going missing from the mess menu.

  • Parliament passes Finance Bill as Lok Sabha rejects RS amendments
    New Delhi, Mar 30 : : Backed by the dominant BJP and allied party members in the Lok Sabha, Parliament on Thursday approved the Finance Bill 2017 after the lower house rejected five amendments by the Rajya Sabha with regard to curbing more powers to taxmen and a cap on donation by companies to political parties.

  • Triple Talaq issue to be heard during summer vacation : Supreme Court
    New Delhi, Mar 30 : : A five-judge constitution bench will sit on May 11 during the summer vacation to hear the triple talaq case to take a decision on the legality of the long-practised tradition in the Muslim community that allows a husband to get instant divorce from wife by saying "talaq" three times, Chief Justice J S Khehar on Thursday said.