Kim Jong Un's aunt reemerges after years of speculation about fate
According to a Korean Central News Agency dispatch, the name of Kim Kyong Hui was included in a list of top North Korean officials who watched a performance marking Lunar New Year's Day with Kim Jong Un at a Pyongyang theater on Saturday.
Person of Indian Origin (PIO) figures in Europe’s biggest tax heist
They fooled the system in a way that that two investors could claim refun...
Governor Shaktikanta Das sets broader financial stability as the central bank's immediate policy-making priority
He said that the focus on pr...
Central banks wake up to digital currency, create new framework with WEF
The framework is to help central banks evaluate, design and potential deploy digital currency.
Coal stocks at power plants touch 19 days
At the closure of December 2019 total coal stock at power plants and mine mouth was 57 million tonnes. Stocks at pit heads stood at 25.3 million tonnes, ahead by 2.1 million tonnes than a year ago period. Stocks at power plants stood at 31.63 million tonnes, sufficient for 18 days’ consumption, more than twice last year’s stock.
Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, George Fernandes given Padma Vibhushan posthumously. Here's full list of Padma award recipients
Jaitley, Swaraj, Fernandes and Parrikar have been given the award posthumously, the officials said.
CBSE warns 'mischievous' elements against spreading rumours about board exams
The board also appealed to the public to cooperate with it for the smooth conduct of exams and not to participate in spreading rumours and not to believe baseless information, board Secretary Anurag Tripathi said in an advisory.
Republic Day: JK Police gets max 108 gallantry medals, CRPF 76
The Union Territory police, thickly involved in counter-terrorism operations in the Kashmir Valley, has also bagged three top President's Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) while one has been accorded to the CRPF (posthumously), a Union home ministry order said.
Full dress rehearsal for Republic Day Parade: Traffic congestion likely in central Delhi on Thursday
Traffic on Rajpath - from Vijay Chowk to India Gate - has been restricted till the rehearsal is over on Thursday, and from 6 pm Saturday till the parade concludes on Sunday, police said in an advisory. Metro services will be available for commuters on Thursday but a few gates at Udyog Bhawan and Central Secretariat stations will be closed.
Government allocates Rs 232 crore for infrastructure development of CAPFs
The CAPFs, which are the backbone of internal security, are pressed into service in anti-naxal, anti-terror and anti-insurgency operations across the country in addition to law and order duties in states and work in difficult circumstances away from their families.
Gold eases as WHO tempers virus fears
Spot gold was 0.3% lower at $1,557.93 per ounce by 1300 GMT but held above the key $1,550 level.
Welcome to ‘peak decade,’ from globalization to central banks
Ian Bremmer, founder of Eurasia Group, describes this year as a “tipping point.”
Bleetech runs a TV channel for the deaf
The deaf in India have mostly come under the ignored communities of the society. To change this narrative, Bleetech Innovations’s digital platform offers content in Indian Sign Language on a range of topics covering education, news, entertainment, etc.,.
Ministry of Home Affairs sanctions 2,000 posts in Central Industrial Security Force
The Central Industrial Security Force guards about 60 civil airports in the country and has an elite VVIP security wing under its command called the Special Security Group (SSG). The Union Home ministry has recently given approval for the creation of about 2,000 posts in the CISF, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Be prepared for all contingencies, Army chief tells troops during maiden LoC visit
Accompanied by General-officer-commanding, Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army chief visited troops along the LoC to review the prevailing situation and operational readiness of the units of Jammu-based White Knight Corps. Gen Naravane was briefed by General Officer Commanding, White Knight Corps, Lt Gen Harsha Gupta and some commanders.
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