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NASSCOM presents budget recommendations to the finance ministry

New Delhi: Maintaining conducive business environment, healthy growth, overall development of the information technology (IT) industry and ease of doing business were the few key factors the NASSCOM highlighted in....

Thousands mourn the death of Mufti Sayeed; PDP wants Mehbooba Mufti as CM

Srinagar:  Thousands on Thursday evening attended the burial of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who died earlier in New Delhi, with the PDP urging the governor to....

Donated organs of 17-year-old Delhi accident victim saves three lives

New Delhi:  In a fortuitous series of events, doctors in two Delhi hospitals were able to save the lives of three people on Thursday following a laudable act of organ....

Pathankot attack: JeM and its chief Masood Azhar held responsible by India

New Delhi:  India has named Maulana Masood Azhar, chief of the banned terror organisation Jaish-e-Muhammad, as well as the organisation itself and others as being responsible for the Pathankot attack....

Will not cower to ISI threats: Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad:  MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday said that he will not be cowed down by threats from Islamic State, and continue to speak out against it as it has....

Great fall of Chinese markets plunges Indian equities

Mumbai:  Panic selling triggered by the Chinese markets' rout dragged a bellwether index of the Indian equities to close at its lowest level in the last 19 months.   The....

‘India will switch over to LED bulbs by 2018’

Mumbai:  India will switch over to LED bulbs by the end of 2018 which would result in a massive saving of 100 billion units of electricity and Rs.14,000 crore per....

Bengal police disrespects uniform; turns waiter for CM

Kolkata: In another incident of sycophancy, a police officer in West Bengal was caught turning waiter for the state chief minister Mamata Banerjee. Officer in charge and IC of the....

The ball is in Pakistan’s court on bilateral talks: India

New Delhi:  India on Thursday said that after the terror attack on the IAF base in Pathankot in Punjab, the ball was in Pakistan's court on continuation of the resumed....

Mufti Muhammad’s daughter, Mehbooba Mufti, likely to be sworn-in as Kashmir CM

Srinagar:  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti, the daughter of late chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, is likely to be sworn in as his successor on Thursday evening, sources....

Himachal seeks special aid for Renuka dam project to give Delhi drinking water

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh will seek special assistance from the central government for the construction of a multi-billion-rupee hydropower dam project that is meant to supply drinking water to Delhi, Chief....

Vistara, Jet Airways, Air India, Check ins, Airport Metro Line, Shivaji Metro Station

Vistara, SITA partner for implementation of aircraft communications

New Delhi: SITA and SITA OnAir have completed the joint implementation of aircraft communications, airline operations and network connectivity for Vistara, the joint venture between Tata Sons Ltd and Singapore....

Rajan Katoch, Secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries

On August 19th, 2015, NewsX had reported that Mr. Rajan Katoch was 'sacked' and 'removed from service' which are factually incorrect statements. We unconditionally apologise for the same. Any inconvenience/embarassment....

Aamir Khan is no longer ambassador of Incredible India

New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Thursday affirmed that he was no longer brand ambassador of the Incredible India campaign and said he respected the government's decision not to....

Ram Mandir construction imminent: Swamy

Crystallizing the rumours about the controversial reconstruction of the Ayodhya temple by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today claimed that work on the Ayodhya temple was....

Sitharaman meets industry representative on reviving stalled growth

New Delhi: Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday met representatives of industry to discuss issues stifling growth and what the states and the central government could do together to improve....

Modi should break silence on Pathankot attack: Antony

Thiruvananthapuram: Former defence minister A.K. Antony on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should break his silence on the terror attack at the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in....

Afghan official confirms Pak’s role in Mazaar-i-Sharif attack

Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry spokesperson Sediq Sediqi has confirmed Pakistan’s role in the attack on Indian consulate in Mazaar-i-Sharif. Speaking to NewsX, Sediqi reiterated that the terrorists came from across the....

Seven-day mourning for Mufti Sayeed

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government announced a week-long mourning and a day's holiday on Thursday in memory of Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed.    Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed....

J&K CM Mufti Sayeed’s body reaches Srinagar

Srinagar: The body of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, who died in New Delhi, arrived here on Thursday afternoon, officials said.   Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh....

Welfare issues remain a concern as India progressed, says Amartya Sen

New Delhi: India has progressed during the 25 years of liberal economic reforms but some central issues still remain an issue, notably in the education and healthcare spaces, Nobel laureate....

Government wants higher dividend from CPSEs

Chennai: A minimum dividend of 30 percent, declaration of special dividend and issue of bonus shares are the new guidelines from the central government as the owner for central public....

Naidu meets Sonia, discusses GST

New Delhi: Hinting at an early budget session, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi seeking cooperation on the GST Bill.   "Met Sonia....

Sayeed’s burial at ancestral graveyard in Kashmir: Family

Srinagar: The burial of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, who passed away on Thursday morning in New Delhi, will take place in the evening at the family's....

Gajendra Chauhan takes charge as FTII chairman amidst protests

Pune: As Gajendra Chauhan assumed office as FTII chairman on Thursday morning, several students stood in protest outside the campus yet again. They faced a lathi-charge and as many as....

Mufti Muhammad Sayeed understood complex issues, loved people, say leaders

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, who died in a hospital here on Thursday, was known for his love for the underprivileged and understood complex state....

President, PM condole Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s death

New Delhi: The death of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed has left a huge void in the nation and in Jammu and Kashmir, President Pranab Mukherjee and....

Jammu and Kashmir CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passes away

New Delhi/Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passed away here on Thursday, 14 days after he was hospitalised, hospital and family sources said.   The All India Institute....

Lawyer’s ‘morning walk’ advice to litterateur a threat?

Mumbai: A lawyer's purported advice to Marathi litterateur Shripal Sabnis to go for "morning walks" has raked up a controversy with civil society interpreting it as a threat, as two....

Aamir Khan is still a brand ambassador of Incredible India: Government

New Delhi:  Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan is still the brand ambassador of Incredible India, the government said on Wednesday.   The tourism ministry issued the clarification following reports in a....