• Delhi Confidential: Wowing With Vocals 17 Sep 2019 23:06 BJP MP Manoj Tiwari A Pahari song BJP MP Manoj Tiwari recently sang on request of a fellow Parliamentarian during a get-together has become a hit on social media after Tiwari’s host uploaded it. Tiwari, a popular Bhojpuri singer, has surprised his friends …
  • Godavari boat tragedy: 19 bodies found during search 17 Sep 2019 22:18 Kakinada: As search operations continued in the Godavari, 19 more bodies of tourists who were on the boat were recovered from the river taking the toll to 27. Three of them have still not been identified. The bodies were washed ashore at different points …
  • Delhi Man Leaves Home For "Peace", Brought Back After Wife Files Missing Report 17 Sep 2019 19:38 Cops used multiple CCTV footage to find Gautam Gupta from Uttrakhand. (File) New Delhi: A 52-year-old man left his home for Uttarakhand in search of "peace" without informing anyone -- only to be brought back to the national capital after his …
  • How a forage sorghum hybrid helping farmers meeting fodder demand 17 Sep 2019 13:15 Though India has achieved self sufficiency in food grain production, it is far from achieving the same when it comes to fodder for the livestock. According to an estimate, the country needs 1,326 million tonnes of fodder annually, which includes 817 …
  • Uttarakhand celebrities seek to revive Igaas Diwali 17 Sep 2019 05:54 NEW DELHI: A host of luminaries of Uttarakhand drawn from different fields- like lyricist Prasoon Joshi, mountaineer Bachendri Pal, Canadian politician Murarilal Thapliyal and BJP Rajya Sabha MP Anil Baluni- have joined hands to revive Igaas or Buud Diwali …
  • Not just Uttar Pradesh, these five state govts also pay income tax of their CMs & ministers 17 Sep 2019 05:34 Not just Uttar Pradesh, the state exchequer has been bearing the burden of income tax of the serving chief ministers and their council of ministers in five states – Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh — for the last …
  • LIC Assistant Recruitment 2019 process for 8500 posts begins @licindia.in 17 Sep 2019 04:50 Sl No. Zone Division State Phase-I: Preliminary Examination / Phase-II : Main Examination : 1 CENTRAL ZONE Bhopal Madhya Pradesh BHOPAL 2 CENTRAL ZONE Bilaspur Chhattisgarh BILASPUR (CHHATTISGARH) 3 CENTRAL ZONE GWALIOR Madhya Pradesh GWALIOR 4 CENTRAL …
  • IBPS Clerk 2019 registration begins @ibps.in; apply here 17 Sep 2019 03:43 NEW DELHI: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has recently released the official notification for 12075 Clerical vacancies in various nationalised banks across the country. The IBPS Clerk 2019 registration process has begun Tuesday, i.e., …
  • Higher road tax in 9 states pushes up cost of cars 17 Sep 2019 03:11 NEW DELHI|MUMBAI: At a time when high ownership costs and liquidity tightening have put the brakes on automobile sales, as many as nine states — including Punjab, Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir and Bihar — have increased road taxes, raising further the on- …
  • Uttarakhand CM says will talk NRC with cabinet, implement if needed 16 Sep 2019 22:13 Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna/File) Describing the implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam an “important” move to prevent infiltration, Uttarakhand Chief Minister …
  • Cricketing Activities In Non-Compliant States Will Not Be Affected: CoA Chief Vinod Rai 16 Sep 2019 15:13 Non-compliant state units like Tamil Nadu and Haryana risk losing their voting rights in the BCCI but their cricketing activities will not be affected after the elections, COA chief Vinod Rai said in Delhi on Monday. The Supreme Court-appointed Committee …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy conducts aerial survey of Godavari boat accident site 16 Sep 2019 15:04 The CM flew in a helicopter over Kuchuluru, where the boat with over 60 tourists capsized.IANS Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the spot where a tourist boat capsized in Godavari river of Andhra …
  • Congress rejig later this month, party loyalists to get key posts  16 Sep 2019 14:57 By IANS NEW DELHI: After a spate of resignations from the party, Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi may announce her new team during Navratra later this month. The party may be restructured in the due course. "The party is looking for …
  • Union govt to offer training to MNAREGA workers 16 Sep 2019 13:42 New Delhi: Union government is all set to provide training to Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) workers to upgrade their skills and equip them for better employment opportunities. According to sources, a roadmap to provide a …
  • Blind Boy, 11, Sexually Assaulted By 16-Year-Old In Dehradun 16 Sep 2019 12:39 "The survivor is 100 per cent visually impaired," said police. (Representational) Dehradun: In a shocking incident, an 11-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a 16-year-old boy at one of the top institutes for the visually impaired in Dehradun. …
  • BCCI elections: TN, Haryana set to lose voting rights 16 Sep 2019 11:47 If Tamil Nadu and Haryana end up losing their voting rights, BCCI will most likely form an ad-hoc body to run the cricketing affairs in the two states. IMAGE: Committee of Administrators chief Vinod Rai had issued an ultimatum to state bodies to put their …
  • Indian rescue workers search for 35 missing tourists after boat capsized, killing at least 12 16 Sep 2019 11:41 Rescue workers search for 35 missing Indian tourists after their sightseeing boat capsized in a swollen river killing at least 12 Rescue workers are searching for 35 missing tourists in southern India today Sightseeing boat capsized yesterday on way to …
  • Blind boy sodomised by senior at Dehradun school 16 Sep 2019 11:04 Dehradun, Sep 16 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an 11-year-old boy was sodomised by a 16-year-old boy inside the premises of a premier institute for the visually impaired here in Uttarakhand. The matter came to light only when the victim complained to the …
  • 8 Drown, 26 Missing After Andhra Tourist Boat Capsizes in Godavari 16 Sep 2019 09:03 NET Bureau A private boat carrying around 60 tourists capsized in swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, leaving at least eight people dead and 26 others missing on Sunday, the state government said. As many as 27 people survived the tragedy and were …
  • India searching for 39 missing after boat accident 16 Sep 2019 08:26 Indian authorities were engaged in a major search and rescue operation Monday to find 39 people missing after their tour boat capsized in a fast-flowing swollen river. Police told AFP that eight bodies have been recovered, down from a previous tally of 12, …
  • Arunachal advance to quarterfinals in style 16 Sep 2019 07:26 NET Bureau Arunachal Pradesh advanced to the quarterfinals of the 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship in style, beating Telengana 2-0 in their return match at Kiyit in East Siang district on Sunday. Techi Akung scored both the goals, in the …
  • Andhra Pradesh boat capsize: No survivors spotted so far, search operations continue 16 Sep 2019 07:23 Rescue work at the site of the mishap on Sunday. (PTI) Search operations resumed Monday morning at 5.45 am at Devipatnam in East Godavari district where a tourist boat carrying 50-60 tourists capsized Sunday afternoon on Godavari River. The boat was …
  • Indian rescuers search for 39 missing after boat... 16 Sep 2019 06:50  16 Sep 2019 - 8:22 Relatives mourn the victims who died or disappeared in a boat accident at the Godavari river near Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh state, at Kadipikonka village in Warangal district of Telengana state on September 15, 2019. AFP / STR …
  • Indian rescuers search for 39 missing after boat accident 16 Sep 2019 06:05 NEW DELHI: Indian authorities were engaged in a major search and rescue operation Monday (Sep 16) to find 39 people missing after their tour boat capsized in a fast-flowing swollen river. Police told AFP that eight bodies have been recovered, down from a …
  • The loneliness of Nitin Gadkari: The PM aspirant now isolated in BJP over road reforms 16 Sep 2019 06:01 BY RADHIKA RAMASESHAN Nitin Gadkari imagined he could be ahead of the curve in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second tenure as he tried in Modi’s first term, with mixed results. Gadkari did not recognise the deep-rooted transformation in the BJP’s internal …
  • 27 Rescued In Andhra Boat Capsize, NDRF, Navy Divers Assist Search Op 16 Sep 2019 05:32 The accident took place around 1:20 pm near Kacchuluru village in Devipatnam Mandal. Hyderabad: A day after a boat carrying 73 people capsized in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh, killing 12 onboard, rescue officials -- who managed to rescue 27 people …
  • Andhra Pradesh boat capsize: Search operations resume to find missing tourists 16 Sep 2019 05:24 Rescue work at the site of the mishap on Sunday. (PTI) Search operations resumed Monday morning at 5.45 at Devipatnam in East Godavari district where a tourist boat carrying 50-60 tourists capsized Sunday afternoon on Godavari River. The boat was ferrying …
  • 27 survive, over 37 missing in Godavari boat capsize 15 Sep 2019 21:38 In a major tragedy in Andhra Pradesh, a private boat carrying tourists to Papikondalu capsized in the Godavari near Katchuluru village of East Godavari district on September 15, leaving at least eight dead and over 37 missing. As many as 27 were rescued. …
  • With essential kits and money, Delhi group helps students from Kashmir Valley 15 Sep 2019 20:37 The group helping students in Chandigarh last week Amid the ongoing clampdown in Kashmir, following the abrogation of Article 370 to revoke the Valley’s special status, a group of students from the Jammu & Kashmir Students’ Association, in …
  • Is agriculture credit being used for the right purpose? RBI questions 15 Sep 2019 20:28 Is farm credit going into the right hands? Well, the country’s apex bank has questioned it. In the latest report of its Internal Working Group to review agricultural credit, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) says it found that in some states, credit …
  • Agri-credit: Are we being fair to small and marginal farmers? 15 Sep 2019 19:47 Every year, the Centre increases its lending target for farmers. From ₹9 lakh-crore in 2016-17, it increased to ₹11 lakh-crore in 2018-19. But how of much this actually goes to the farmers in need? Official numbers say 50 per cent. In 2018-19, for instance …
  • 12 killed, 30 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari (2nd Lead) 15 Sep 2019 17:34 Visakhapatnam, Sep 15 (IANS) A pleasure trip turned into tragedy for many families as a boat with over 60 tourists capsized in swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Sunday, killing 12 persons while at least 30 went missing. …
  • IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi donates compensation money received from Centre to PM's National Relief Fund 15 Sep 2019 16:40 NEW DELHI: IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who last month received Rs 25,000 as compensation from the Centre in compliance with the Uttarakhand High Court order settling a dispute over adverse entries made in his appraisal report, has donated the amount to …
  • No fine, police to help traffic rule violators get helmet, license in Hyderabad 15 Sep 2019 16:21 Hyderabad, Sep. 15 (PTI): Amid the raging debate over hefty fines for traffic rule violations, police here has launched an initiative to help motorists driving without helmet or necessary documents in getting them instead of imposing penalty. Under the …
  • Wasim Jaffer appointed Vidarbha's interim captain; Faiz Fazal injured 15 Sep 2019 11:00 Vidarbha Wasim Jaffer has been appointed Vidarbha's interim captain for this season's Vijay Hazare Trophy after Faiz Fazal sustained a hand injury. It is understood that Fazal is likely to return during the course of the tournament and also retain …
  • Madhya Pradesh has reservations for Motor Vehicles Act implementation 15 Sep 2019 07:47 Image Source : FILE Madhya Pradesh has reservations for Motor Vehicles Act implementation Madhya Pradesh was among one of the first states to spell out reservations about enforcing the penal provisions of the new Motor Vehicles Act (MVA), 2019. Experts …
  • Bengalureans finding love through meet ups 15 Sep 2019 06:03 Hook-up tales of start-up city ‘There’s not a boring moment in the city’ Jatin Munvar 25, travel entrepreneur & Rucha Deo 23, marketing professional Deo came to Bengaluru from Mumbai last November for an internship and like most youngsters,“the first …
  • When Dehradun’s clock struck ten after a decade 15 Sep 2019 00:49 Time Keeper: The clock tower in Dehradun is back on track after a decade. (Photo: Lalmani Verma; Designed by Rajan Sharma) IT was an usual evening in the busy Clock Tower area in Dehradun. Shopkeepers were winding up, many had pulled down their shutters, …
  • Vasundhara Raje rival gets BJP top job 14 Sep 2019 23:30 New Delhi: In a signal to former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, the BJP high command on Saturday appointed her former associate and a Jat leader, Satish Punia, as the state unit chief. A sitting MLA from Amber Assembly seat and considered close …
  • Litterateur who died in penury, solitute 14 Sep 2019 22:24 Sudama Prasad Dabral ‘Premi’ gave his entire life and earnings to the Hindi and Garhwali languages, but attained only poverty. New Delhi: While the entire nation is celebrating Hindi Diwas, there was a man who wrote over 100 books in Hindi and Garhwali and …
  • Satish Punia, close to RSS, is new Rajasthan BJP chief 14 Sep 2019 21:45 The newly appointed Bihar unit chief of the party, Dr Jaiswal, is considered a moderate face and has a non-controversial image. New Delhi: In a signal to former Rajasthan chief minister and senior BJP leader, Vasundhara Raje, the BJP high command on …
  • New traffic penalties trigger row; Nagaland yet to enforce 14 Sep 2019 20:11 A policewoman directing traffic in Dimapur. (EM Images) New Delhi, Sep. 14 (IANS): Unveiling of the new Motor Vehicle Act, which prescribes steep hike in the fine for traffic violations, has triggered a big controversy and an increasing number of states …
  • Ajay Kumar appointed BJP’s general secretary for U’khand 14 Sep 2019 16:44 New Delhi: The BJP national president Amit Shah on Saturday appointed Ajay Kumar as the party’s general secretary (organisation) for Uttarakhand. His appointment comes into force with immediate effect and he is scheduled to assume charge in the coming days …
  • MP Sanjay Jaiswal named BJP chief in Bihar, MLA Satish Punia in Rajasthan 14 Sep 2019 14:40 Sanjay Jaiswal (Left) and Satish Punia. (Source: Twitter) The BJP on Saturday appointed Lok Sabha member Sanjay Jaiswal and MLA Satish Punia as its state unit president in Bihar and Rajasthan respectively, a party statement said. Jaiswal, who has been …
  • Meet ‘Indian’ soldiers of American Army! 14 Sep 2019 11:10 New Delhi [India]: The US Army contingent taking part in Ex-YudhAbhyas has a significant number of Indian-Origin personnel. The exercise is currently underway at Joint Base Lewis, McChord (JBLM), US. Several of the Indian-Origin personnel in US contingent …
  • 'We should never forget our mother-language': Mamata Banerjee on Hindi Diwas 14 Sep 2019 10:45 Kolkata: Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday extended her greetings on the occasion of Hindi Diwas and said that we should respect all languages and cultures equally. "My best wishes to all on #HindiDiwas. We should respect all languages …
  • Respect all languages, cultures equally: Mamata Banerjee on Hindi Diwas 14 Sep 2019 07:42 Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday extended her greetings on the occasion of Hindi Diwas and said that we should respect all languages and cultures equally. "My best wishes to all on #HindiDiwas. We should respect all languages and …
  • Respect all languages, cultures equally: Mamata on Hindi Diwas 14 Sep 2019 07:38 Kolkata: Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday extended her greetings on the occasion of Hindi Diwas and said that we should respect all languages and cultures equally. “My best wishes to all on #HindiDiwas. We should respect all languages and …
  • India: Caritas India continues its humanitarian aid to the flood affected 14 Sep 2019 07:21 Caritas India along with its partners are working in close coordination with the State Government machinery. All the State offices, diocesan partners and Caritas Samaritans are working in the affected communities and providing relief assistance. Caritas …
  • New traffic violation penalties trigger row 14 Sep 2019 04:55 New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Unveiling of the new Motor Vehicle Act, which prescribes steep hike in the fine for traffic violations, has triggered a big controversy and an increasing number of states have decided not to implement it, arguing that it puts …
  • Weather Forecast Today LIVE Updates: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in parts of MP, Gujarat 14 Sep 2019 04:18 Weather forecast Today LIVE Updates: Mumbai faced interim rainfall through the day on Monday. (Express photo by Amit Chakravarty) Weather forecast Today LIVE Updates: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at …
  • IMD predicts heavy rainfall over Gujarat and West MP 14 Sep 2019 04:05 New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that areas such as Gujarat region and West Madhya Pradesh are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Saturday. The weather forecasting further predicted that isolated places over East …
  • Doctors stress on early dengue diagnosis to curb death rate 14 Sep 2019 04:05 Dehradun: Stressing on the early diagnosis of dengue, doctors in Dehradun have advised people to consult a doctor or visit the nearest hospital at the earliest in case any symptoms of the fever are detected. The team sent from the centre met the doctors at …
  • Cave bookings spike after PM’s 17-hour vigil in Kedarnath 14 Sep 2019 02:29 Express News Service DEHRADUN: The Kedarnath shrine, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited in May and the cave where he meditated for over 17 hours, has not only become popular with devotees but also figures prominently in the visitors’ plans. …
  • Meet Kressy Deep Kaur New Sensation of B-town 13 Sep 2019 16:39 Some are born with dreams in their eyes, and they wait for their time to achieve all the things in their life. Very few can achieve their goals in life. We found one beautiful Girl, an actress who has gained massive popularity in B-town and Punjabi movie …
  • Monsoon wedding of frogs ended as Madhya Pradesh gets too much of monsoon 13 Sep 2019 16:05 Image Source : AP IMAGES Monsoon wedding of frogs ended as MP gets too much of monsoon A couple of months after they were wedded, two frog idols were `divorced' in Bhopal earlier this week in hope that it would reverse the `effect' of their union, …
  • Kedarnath: Where modernity meets spirituality 13 Sep 2019 14:45 After the massive flash floods and landslides hit north India and particularly Kedarnath in 2013, pilgrims were apprehensive about the Char Dham Yatra. But owing to the remarkable reconstruction administered by the government of India, the number of …
  • BCCI elections: MP, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka agree to CoA directive; four non-compliant 13 Sep 2019 12:34 Representational image. Chhattisgarh, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh on Friday decided to comply with the Committee of Administrators’ directive on constitutional amendments, leaving only four associations non-compliant ahead of the state elections on …
  • India: India - Monsoon rains update (NDMI, IMD, NOAA, Reliefweb) (ECHO Daily Flash of 13 September 2019) 13 Sep 2019 12:16 Monsoon rains and widespread flooding continue parts of India. The death toll has now reached more than 1,400 people across 12 States. According to the latest report of the National Emergency Response Centre (NDMI), as of 11 September, 310 people died in …
  • Rishikesh , India for Why Rishikesh Is Best for Yoga Teacher... 13 Sep 2019 11:22 Rishikesh , India for Why Rishikesh Is Best for Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh, the spiritual capital of India is also known as the Yoga capital of the world. If you want to learn the true, most authentic, and the Veda acknowledged version of any yoga …
  • BCCI CoA does U-turn, observers won’t monitor functioning in states 13 Sep 2019 10:45 New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) met in the capital on Friday and addressed the various queries placed before them by state associations. Interestingly, CoA chief Vinod Rai also clarified the decision …
  • Monsoon withdrawal may run into resistance over South Peninsula 13 Sep 2019 10:04 The rainfall activity over most parts of the country may begin to lose intensity starting September 19, according to an extended range forecast by India Met Department (IMD). However, above normal rainfall is forecast during the week along the West Coast, …
  • Uttarakhand govt relaxes penalty imposed under Motor Vehicle Act in state 13 Sep 2019 08:43 Image Source : PTI Uttarakhand govt relaxes penalty imposed under Motor Vehicle Act in state After Gujarat, the BJP-led Uttarakhand government has relaxed the quantum of certain fines imposed under the new Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act 2019 in the state. …
  • Let's talk: Gadkari calls meeting with dissenting CMs on traffic violation fines 13 Sep 2019 06:01 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has shunned any possibility of implementing the 'harsh' penalties. New Delhi: Amid 'Yes' and 'No' for the freshly amended Motor Vehicles Act, Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari has …
  • Not fine: BJP split over new MV Act 12 Sep 2019 23:31 New Delhi: Union surface transport minister Nitin Gadkari’s new Motor Vehicles Act is facing opposition from within. Mr Gadkari, a former BJP president, who is also considered close to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is facing embarrassment due to his own …
  • Centre gears up for tussle with Gujarat over traffic penalties 12 Sep 2019 23:02 The Centre is gearing up for a tussle with the Gujarat government over the recently amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Amendment Act, 2019, which imposes steeper penalties for road traffic violations. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sought the Law …
  • More BJP-run states reject stiff Motor Vehicles fines 12 Sep 2019 22:44 The party feels the law could also take a toll on the pro-people image of the Narendra Modi government. New Delhi: Union surface transport minister Nitin Gadkari’s new Motor Vehicles Act is facing opposition from within. Mr Gadkari, a former BJP president, …
  • Let’s talk safety 12 Sep 2019 20:36 From this author Given that 1,50,000 people die in road accidents in the country — 10 per cent of all such fatalities worldwide — the necessity of a road safety law cannot be overstated. The new Motor Vehicles Act, which came into effect on September 1, …
  • Army begins recruitment rallies for women soldiers 12 Sep 2019 19:54 Army begins recruitment rallies for women soldiers The Army on Thursday began recruitment drives for the first batch of women soldiers, who will be inducted in non-combat roles. Rallies were held in various cantonments including those in Lucknow and …
  • Delhi: Truck driver issued Rs 2 lakh challan for ‘overloading’ 12 Sep 2019 17:45 A truck driver identified as Ram Kishan was issued a Rs 2,00,500 challan for overloading. (ANI) In one of the steepest fines imposed under the amended Motor Vehicle Act, a truck driver identified as Ram Kishan was issued a Rs 2,00,500 challan for …
  • UP govt reconsidering hiked traffic fines; here are others states that slashed penalties 12 Sep 2019 16:59 Commuters riding without helmets in Pimpri-Chinchwad. Helmets are mandatory under the Motor Vehicles Act. (Express photo by Manoj More) The Uttar Pradesh government is mulling a reduction in the penalties for traffic violations under the new Motor Vehicle …
  • Finance Ministry investigation arms crack down on ₹470 crore worth fake input tax credit 12 Sep 2019 16:37 The investigative arms of the Finance Ministry have conducted the ‘biggest ever joint operation’ against exporters who were claiming refund of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) fraudulently. The IGST is levied on inter-State movement of goods. “The …
  • Road Ministry seeks legal opinion on states lowering traffic fines below ceiling 12 Sep 2019 16:22 NEW DELHI: With more states contemplating a reduction in penalties for traffic rule violations, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry has sought a legal opinion on whether the states can reduce fines below the minimum penalty fixed in the amended Act, …
  • DRI-DGGI carry out biggest-ever joint operation against GST violators at 336 locations 12 Sep 2019 14:18 New Delhi, Sep 12 () The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) and the Directorate General of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) carried out pan-India searches at 336 locations against exporters fraudulently claiming refund of IGST. This was the biggest- …
  • India records 3% surplus rainfall 12 Sep 2019 13:09 Rainfall for the country as a whole continues to be in surplus and has clocked in at three per cent as of Thursday, with more rains expected in the coming week. The monsoon withdrawal is running behind schedule. A stubborn low-pressure area lords it over …
  • Tremors felt in Uttarakhand's Chamoli 12 Sep 2019 12:21 Image Source : FILE Tremors felt in Uttarakhand's Chamoli A mild earthquake hit Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in the early hours on Thursday. The tremors of magnitude 3.6 were felt at 2.22 am, the State Emergency Operation Centre here said. The …
  • Merger of banks will not negatively impact our business: Infosys Finacle 12 Sep 2019 11:32 Banking solutions provider Infosys Finacle on Thursday said the government's decision to merge several public sector banks is a positive development and will not adversely impact its business. The company, which has implemented its digital banking …
  • Now, Uttarakhand to reduce traffic violation fines under MV Act 12 Sep 2019 10:59 The Uttarkhand cabinet has cleared a proposal to reduce some of the penalties revised by the Centre for traffic rule violations under the amended Motor Vehicle Act. Gujarat and Karnataka have already decided to reduce penalties for traffic violations under …
  • Goa to adopt new Motor Vehicles Act from January 2020 after repairing all potholes 12 Sep 2019 09:16 The BJP-led Goa government will first repair all potholes-ridden roads under its "moral responsibility" before starting charging steeper fines under the amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act from January next year, Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho …
  • Karnataka Deputy CM: Accidents due to good roads, don’t support levying high traffic fines 12 Sep 2019 08:07 Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol said, “We will take a decision on the revision of fines during the cabinet meeting.” (Representational) Flying in the face of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s statement that the new traffic fines will help bring …
  • Modi’s ‘OM’ & ‘cow’ remark: here’s how Congress reacts 12 Sep 2019 06:44 New Delhi: AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi told to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his ears should be raised when humans are killed in the name of cow and the constitution is violated. Prime minister’s ears should have raised when injustice was done to …
  • New traffic rules face resistance from states, even from the BJP ruled ones 12 Sep 2019 04:55 The Motor Vehicles Amendment Act, which came into effect from September 1, has been facing flak from all qaurters including state governments that are currently helmed by the BJP. The new rules seek to tighten road traffic regulations such as the issuance …
  • Express daily briefing: Nearly 300 from Valley detained in UP jails; Govt clears mega solar project in Leh and Kargil; and more 12 Sep 2019 04:07 Top news on Thursday morning. Nearly 300 from Valley detained in UP jails: Separate barracks, families wait Of the 285 people who were arrested from the Valley and detained in Uttar Pradesh, 85 are lodged in Agra’s Central Jail. According to jail officials …
  • Motor Vehicles Act: After Gujarat, Uttarakhand too slashes fines, others may follow 11 Sep 2019 23:12 Police conducting checks on vehicles, in Noida on Wednesday. (Express photo by Gajendra Yadav) Uttarakhand became the second state after Gujarat to announce a cut in penalties for traffic violations introduced under the Centre’s amended Motor Vehicles Act. …
  • Monsoon this year to be normal, withdrawal likely after September 15: IMD 11 Sep 2019 23:11 As far as September rainfall is concerned, all regions except north-east and north-west have recorded normal rainfall till September 11. The monsoon season for the country will end on a positive note and be normal, with the withdrawal most likely to occur …
  • Three BJP states move to cut new traffic fines, Nitin Gadkari defends law: ‘Meant to save lives’ 11 Sep 2019 23:11 Nitin Gadkari said that a fine of Rs 5,000 now was equivalent to what Rs 500 was 30 years ago when the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act, 1988 was passed. (File) With at least three BJP-ruled state governments, including Gujarat, moving to water down provisions …
  • After Gujarat, Uttarakhand reduces traffic fines, more may follow 11 Sep 2019 22:36
  • Uttarakhand adopts Motor Vehicles Act but reduces penalty amount 11 Sep 2019 17:37 If a person, who has been disqualified from having a driving licence drives a vehicle at any public place, a penalty of Rs 5,000 will be imposed instead of Rs 10,000. (Representational Image) After several states refused to implement to the provisions of …
  • Hill states seek special grant to handle tourist rush 11 Sep 2019 15:28 New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) With soaring tourist traffic to hill stations like Mussoorie, Simla and Shillong putting pressure on already choked infrastructure of these towns, the Himalayan states have come together to seek special grant from the Centre. …
  • Rush to harvest ‘Himalayan Viagra’ degrading Uttarakhand’s alpine meadows 11 Sep 2019 07:59 Noida, Sep 11 (IANS/ 101Reporters) The mad rush to harvest expensive caterpillar fungus in the higher Himalayan region of Uttarakhand is taking a toll on the fragile ecosystem of the alpine meadows. Researchers studying the harvest and trade aspects of …
  • Thomas Cook India offers 100 free Holidays* during its Grand India Holiday Sale 11 Sep 2019 07:47 Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India's leading integrated travel and travel-related financial services company, is offering Indian consumers the opportunity to win 100 Free Holidays* during its Grand India Holiday Sale, ending September 13, 2019. With the …
  • India vs SA: How the teams stack up in T20s 11 Sep 2019 05:40 Rajneesh Gupta throws up all the numbers of how both teams have fared in Twenty20 Internationals. Photograph: Zak Kaczmarek/Getty Images India in T20Is   Matches Won Lost No Result Win% Home 36 21 15 0 58.33 Away 82 53 26 3 64.63 Overall 118 74 41 3 62 …
  • People offer prayers near Ravidas temple site 11 Sep 2019 04:26 Image Source : FILE People offer prayers near Ravidas temple site Scores of people marching to offer prayers at the Ravidas temple site in the Tughlakabad area on Tuesday, a month after it was demolished on Supreme Court orders, were stopped by police just …
  • First time in 30 years, why NAFED faces challenge 11 Sep 2019 02:15 NAFED has been tasked with purchasing all the apples that growers bring to sell at mandis in the Valley. (Express photo: Lalit Kumar/File) The National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) has not bought a single kilogram of …
  • Jal Shakti Abhiyan ranking: Chandigarh seeks clarification on why it wasn’t included 11 Sep 2019 01:48 Chandigarh is among those water-stressed cities which has the worst ground water depletion. (File) The Chandigarh administration has written to the Centre seeking a clarification as to why it not was considered among the cities that were ranked on the …
  • Vinod Rai: ‘Member units which don’t amend constitution will not be part of BCCI’ 11 Sep 2019 01:03 Committee of Administrators chief Vinod Rai. (File) With the clock ticking down to October 22, the date for the BCCI elections, Committee of Administrators (COA) chairman Vinod Rai stressed that the recalcitrant state associations will have to fall in line …
  • First time in 30 yrs, why NAFED faces challenge 10 Sep 2019 23:20 NAFED has been tasked with purchasing all the apples that growers bring to sell at mandis in the Valley. (Express photo: Lalit Kumar/File) THE NATIONAL Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) has not bought a single kilogram of …
  • In a 1st, government OKs cannabis research in UP & Uttarakhand 08 Sep 2019 21:21
  • Ten vehicles buried under landslide debris in Uttarakhand, no one hurt 07 Sep 2019 17:03 By PTI GOPESHWAR: Ten parked vehicles were on Saturday buried under the debris of a landslide while roads, eateries and shops were damaged by overflowing streams following heavy rains in Govindghat on the way to the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib in Garhwal …
  • Gursharan Singh takes over as Uttarakhand coach 04 Sep 2019 20:47 Earlier in the week, after months of speculation, Mumbai named Vinayak Samant, the former wicketkeeper, as head coach under controversial circumstances after Sulakshan Kulkarni alleged he wasn't given a fair contract. Under the initial agreement, the …