PM greets media fraternity on National Press Day

PM greets media fraternity on National Press Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the media fraternity on the occasion of ‘National Press Day’ and said a free press is the “cornerstone” of a vibrant democracy and his government is fully committed to upholding its freedom. “A free press is the cornerstone of a vibrant democracy. We are fully committed to upholding freedom

Farooq for Indo-Pak dialogue on Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Nov 15: National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah today urged India and Pakistan to start a sustained, comprehensive dialogue on Kashmir as it was against the interests of both countries to prolong the political issue. (Click here to watch video) While addressing an NC rally in border town Uri, Farooq said: “It is against

Govt considering report on age-limit in civil services exam

NEW DELHI: Nearly eight months after its submission, the report of Baswan committee that suggested changes in civil service exam pattern and age limit is under examination, the government has said. The committee had submitted its report to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on August 9, 2016. “The Baswan Committee’s report along with UPSC’s

Bihar court orders FIR against Farooq Abdullah on charges of treason

A Bihar court has ordered filing of First Information Report (FIR) against Farooq Abdullah on charges of treason. The court passed the orders after a lawyer approached the court over Abdullah’s remarks on PaK (Pakistan administered Kashmir). On Saturday Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said that PaK belongs to Pakistan and the

Arvind Kejriwal government withdraws its plea for modifications in Odd Even scheme

National Green Tribunal (NGT) is hearing an application filed by Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government over enforcing Odd-Even scheme in Delhi. The Delhi government yesterday moved the National Green Tribunal seeking modification of its November 11 order refusing to exempt women and two wheelers from the odd-even car rationing scheme to tackle pollution. The application, filed

Krishna river boat tragedy: Death toll rises to 19

The death toll in the boat capsize incident in Krishna River near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh has climbed to 19 following the recovering of three more bodies this morning, an official said. State disaster response and fire services department’s director general N Satyanarayana said while two bodies were recovered by teams of National Disaster Response