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Telangana, Andhra sizzle at over 41 degr...

Telangana, Andhra sizzle at over 41 degrees

Hyderabad/Vijayawada, March 27   Summer has just begun but the maximum temperatures at few places in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have already crossed 41 degrees Celsius. Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh was the hottest place in the two Telugu states on Monday with the maximum temperature of 41.7... read more »

Led by US, western powers boycotting nuc...

Led by US, western powers boycotting nuclear ban negotiations: Haley

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, March 27   Western nuclear powers and 37 other countries led by Washington are boycotting the negotiations on banning nuclear weapons that began on Monday, US Permanent representative Nikki Haley announced. She cited the danger posed by international outlaws who will... read more »

Bengal to form Scheduled Caste Advisory ...

Bengal to form Scheduled Caste Advisory Council soon

Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), March 27   The West Bengal government will soon set up a Scheduled Caste Advisory Council, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Monday. Briefing newspersons after a meeting of the Tribal Development Council, Banerjee said the new body would be set up for... read more »

Speaker calls for amicable solution to a...

Speaker calls for amicable solution to airlines' ban on Sena MP

New Delhi, March 27   Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday called for an amicable solution to the Shiv Sena’s demand for removal of the blanket ban imposed by airlines on its MP Ravindra Gaikwad after he allegedly assaulted an Air India Duty Manager last week. Mahajan told reporters... read more »

SC asks Centre, J&K to decide on sta...

SC asks Centre, J&K to decide on state's minorities

New Delhi, March 27   The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central and the Jammu and Kashmir governments to sit together to decide the issue of identification of religious and linguistic minorities and whether Muslims could be treated as a minority in the state. Describing it a “very... read more »

Congress MP supports Sena's Gaikwad...

Congress MP supports Sena's Gaikwad (Lead)

New Delhi, March 27   Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, facing criticism over assault on an Air India staffer, on Monday got support from Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury who said different airlines should not ban him from flying on their planes. However, Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha said it is the... read more »

Yogi to campaign for BJP in Gujarat elec...

Yogi to campaign for BJP in Gujarat elections

Gandhinagar, March 27   The Gujarat state assembly elections will have one more star campaigner in newly-anointed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi to canvass for the ruling BJP, which is seeking a sixth re-election to power in a row since 1995. Confirming that the firebrand Yogi will... read more »

Indian pacers putting pressure on Austra...

Indian pacers putting pressure on Australia a great sign: Ganguly

Kolkata, March 27   Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday said that it was refreshing to see Indian pacers led by Umesh Yadav put pressure on Australia in the ongoing series, adding that Yadav has been bowling really well. The pacer has picked up 17 wickets from 4 Tests, including the... read more »

Petroleum products will come under GST: ...

Petroleum products will come under GST: Pradhan

New Delhi, March 27   Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday pitched for petroleum products to be included in the purview of the Goods and Services Tax as the GST Bills were tabled in Parliament. “We expect all petroleum products to be part of GST in a few days. We will push for... read more »

BDL, L&T sign MoU for export of torp...

BDL, L&T sign MoU for export of torpedoes

Hyderabad, March 27   Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL), a defence public sector undertaking, on Monday signed an MoU with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for export of torpedoes, a defence statement said. The torpedoes are designed and developed at Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL),... read more »

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BDL, L&T sign MoU for export of torpedoes

Hyderabad, March 27   Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL), a defence public sector undertaking, on Monday signed an MoU with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for export of torpedoes, a defence... read more »

Sena wants ban on MP lifted, government says airlines can refuse (Lead)

New Delhi, March 27   Shiv Sena MPs on Monday demanded lifting of the ban imposed by various airlines on party lawmaker Ravindra Gaikwad, but the government said airlines had the right to... read more »

Can MP be banned from flying by airlines, asks SP MP

New Delhi, March 27   Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agrawal on Monday sought to question any airlines’ power to ban any Member of Parliament from flying but was disallowed by the... read more »

Asked Wade to have lunch with me after they lose: Jadeja

Dharamsala, March 27   Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja on Monday said he asked Australian wicketkeeper Mathew Wade to have dinner with him once the Aussies lose to India in the fourth... read more »

Congress gets time till December 31 to hold organisational polls

New Delhi, March 27   The Election Commission has extended, from June 30 to December 31, the deadline for the Congress to hold the organisational polls, said party leaders on Monday. The Congress,... read more »