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Parliament passes Lokpal amendment bill

New Delhi, July 29 -- A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013, was passed by parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read More


Mamata Banerjee govt to use cooperative societies for shielding villagers from ponzi schemes

India, Nov. 15 -- The West Bengal government on Wednesday announced a plan to extend banking services through 2,661 cooperative societies, which has 1.5 crore members, in the state in 2018-19 financia... Read More


1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court convicts 2 men for two murders

India, Nov. 15 -- A Delhi court on Wednesday convicted two men of killing two persons and injuring three others in south Delhi's Mahipalpur during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. This is the first convicti... Read More


NCR cities won't be able to cope with ban on non-CNG vehicles: Experts

India, Nov. 15 -- The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority's decision to ban all non-CNG vehicles is likely to turn into a scary proposition for NCR cities ... Read More


Delhi's CNG infrastructure is not adequate to cope with increase in demand

India, Nov. 15 -- The Supreme Court-appointed panel is pushing for a ban on non-CNG vehicles as an emergency measure when pollution levels soar but Delhi's existing CNG infrastructure is not sufficien... Read More


NCR cities won't be able to cope with ban on-CNG vehicles: Experts

India, Nov. 15 -- The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority's decision to ban all non-CNG vehicles is likely to turn into a scary proposition for NCR cities ... Read More


Top India, China officials hold defence, security dialogue, agree to step up military exchanges

Beijing, Nov. 15 -- Top officials of India and China held the ninth Annual Defence and Security Dialogue here after a one-year gap due to the Doklam standoff, as both countries agreed to enhance milit... Read More


Mahinda Rajapaksa says fuel price to be further reduced tonight

Sri Lanka, Nov. 15 -- In a special statement in Parliament Mahinda Rajapaksa said fuel price will be further revised tonight. "It is only in Sri Lanka the fuel price goes up according to the formula ... Read More


Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksha commences his speech Tense situation in Parliament

Sri Lanka, Nov. 15 -- The parliament convened today at 10 am under the patronage of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksha has commenced his special statement to the Parliament a s... Read More


New excise policy may balance chorus of liquor ban in religious sites without revenue loss

LUCKNOW, Nov. 15 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh is working on a new excise policy that is expected to balance the growing chorus for liquor ban in religious places wit... Read More