Fresh thunderstorm hits Delhi-NCR

New Delhi  May 19 (ANI): The National Capital Region (NCR) and its adjoining areas witnessed a fresh thunderstorm on Saturday afternoon with gusty winds, followed by rain in some parts.

The minimum temperature recorded in the afternoon was 29 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature, on the other hand, was nearly…

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Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka CM before trust vote

Bengaluru, May 19 :  Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before facing a crucial trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly with numbers stacked against the BJP in the newly elected House.

The resignation came two days after he took oath as the 15th Chief Minister of the state…

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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq detained after he defies house arrest

Srinagar, May 19 (PTI) Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was today detained after he defied house arrest and tried to march towards Lal Chowk city centre here to demand the resolution of the Kashmir issue during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state.

Farooq, who was…

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Centre appoints key officials to various ministries

New Delhi, May 19 The Central government on Friday announced appointment of senior bureaucrats to key positions in various ministries like Commerce, Steel, Information and Broadcasting, Petroleum and Natural Gas, and Divestment, among others.

According to the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), senior IAS officer Anup Wadhawan, currently serving…

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NITI Aayog invites French investments in India

New Delhi, May 19  NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Friday urged French investors to invest in India not only to target one billion people but to build solutions here for the seven billion-strong global market.

He exhorted them to utilise their funds more effectively by investing in India…

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