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Sania gets Khel Ratna, Arjuna awards for 12 others

New Delhi: Tennis star Sania Mirza received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting honour on Saturday, while 12 others, including ace shooter Jitu Rai and hockey goalkeeper....

RBI governor hints at interest rate cuts in India

Washington: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has not ruled out cutting interest rates in India for a fourth time, admitting that the world's central problem is continued....

‘Government should cut down on entertainment tax’

New Delhi: Amid the clamour around the hike in entertainment tax in the national capital, Sandeep Marwah, chairman for media and entertainment committee, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) and member....

India hits out at West over climate change

Kolkata: Ahead of the Paris meet on climate change, Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said coal-based thermal power will remain the staple power source for India and denounced Western....

HC notice to Centre on airlines’ maintenance schedules

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on a plea that various private airlines were violating/circumventing....

President greets people on Raksha Bandhan eve

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted the nation on the eve of Raksha Bandha   "On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, I convey warm greetings and good....

Hardik Patel is Gujarat hero, says Shiv Sena

Mumbai: The mass appeal of Hardik Patel in Gujarat "does not augur well for the BJP", the Shiv Sena said on Friday, calling him "a hero" who had punctured claims....

I was sleeping in the car when Sheena Bora was being murdered, says Indrani’s ex husband Sanjeev Khanna

MUMBAI: After questioning Indrani Mukerjea’s second husband Sanjeev Khanna, the Mumbai Police have told Kolkata court that Khanna was not only involved in Sheena Bora’s murder on April 24, 2012....

India successfully launches communication satellite in textbook style

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India successfully launched its communication satellite GSAT-6, which has several strategic applications, in textbook style on Thursday using its heavy rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-D6).  ....

OROP stir: Veterans hopeful of a breakthrough soon

New Delhi: Defence veterans on Thursday expressed hope that a conclusion will emerge soon to the talks over implementing the One Rank One Pension scheme.   A team led by....

Kejriwal says Modi’s Clean India drive has failed

Patna: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India campaign a failure, and said the youth were losing faith in the Modi government.  ....

Indrani Mukerjea-Sheena Bora Case: 8 things you must know

MUMBAI: Sheena Bora murder case is turning out to be one of the most sensational mysteries. Three years after Sheena’s murder, the alleged daughter of Indrani Mukerjea, wife of former....

Centre announces list of 98 smart cities

New Delhi: Union Urban Development minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday announced the list of 98 cities nominated for the Smart City Mission, saying a population of 13 crore across....

I know why my mother killed my sister, will reveal on August 31 if she does not confess: Mikhail Bora

GUWAHATI: Indrani Mukherjea, wife of former Star India Chief Peter Mukherjea was arrested on Tuesday in an alleged involvement in Sheena Bora’s murder case. However, Sheena’s brother, Mikhail Bora on....

Vice president greets nation on Onam

New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday greeted the people of India on the occasion of Onam, to be celebrated on Friday.   "I extend my warm greetings and....

India declared maternal and neonatal tetanus free: Modi

New Delhi: The WHO has declared that mothers and newborns are free from tetanus at the time of birth in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday.  ....

Seventh pay commission term extended till December 31

New Delhi: The union cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for extending the term of the Seventh Central Pay Commission by four months up to December 31 this year.  ....

OROP protest continues, likely to be scaled up

New Delhi: As the government failed to keep another promised deadline over 'One Rank One Pension', ex-servicemen on Wednesday said the agitation will be scaled up.   However, talks within....

Bharti Airtel set to acquire Augere Wireless Broadband

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent stake in Augere Wireless Broadband India, which holds 20 MHz of broadband wireless....

Sheena had an affair with my son Rahul: Peter Mukherjea

Mumbai: Former media honcho Peter Mukherjea, whose wife Indrani was arrested on Tuesday on charges of killing Sheena Bora, now revealed to be his step-daughter, in 2012 and disposing off....

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Centre cannot term CNG scam probe illegal: Delhi

New Delhi: The union home ministry does not have the power to declare as void the Delhi government's probe into an alleged CNG fitness scam, the city government said on....

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Indrani broke my trust, she has betrayed me’, husband Peter Mukherjea tells NewsX

MUMBAI: The death mystery of Sheena Bora involving former Star India CEO’s wife Indrani Mukherjea is getting murkier.    Soon after the arrest of Indrani Mukherjea in an alleged involvement....

Indrani Mukherjea Case: Deceased Sheena was her daughter, not sister

MUMBAI: The murder mystery involving the wife of television tycoon, former Star India CEO, Indrani Mukherjea is getting murkier every moment. In a fresh twist to the case, following the....

Mukherjee greets Moldova on its national day

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the people of Moldova on the eve of their national day, saying India looked forward to enhancing its relations with the country.....

India prepares for launch of communication satellite

Chennai: The 29-hour countdown for the launch of India's heavy rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-D6 (GSLV-D6) carrying communication satellite GSAT-6 with strategic use began at 11.52 a.m. on Wednesday at....

Indrani Mukherjea, wife of former Star India CEO arrested for sister’s murder

MUMBAI: The police on Tuesday arrested the wife of former Star Indian CEO, Indrani Mukherjea for her alleged role in murdering her sister in 2012.   Indrani was detained by....

Sensex opens lower but inches into positive territory

Mumbai: A key index for Indian equities, the 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange, plunged over 300 points, or 1.2 percent, early on Wednesday but began recovering....

Call drops: PM concerned, Prasad asks telcos to ramp up network

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the issue of "call drops" and asked officials about steps being taken to address the issue while Communications....

Terrorist Usman is a ‘hero’ like Bhagat Singh, says separatist leader Shabir Shah

SRINAGAR: Separatist leader Shabir Shah has irked another controversy with his statement that he believed that Pakistani terrorist Usman was a hero like Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh.   Equating....

Shatrughan Sinha gently warns BJP

New Delhi:Sensing disciplinary action from the party over his recent remarks, Bollywood actor-turned BJP parliamentarian Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday sought to remind his party that "every action has an equal....