CAA, NRC 'internal matters' of India: Bangladesh PM
"We don't understand why (the Indian government) did it.It was not necessary," Hasina told the Gulf News in an interview, referring to India's new citizenship law. Bangladesh, where 10.7 per cent of the 161 million population is Hindu and 0.6 per cent Buddhist, has denied any migration to India because of religious persecution, the paper said.
Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020: PM Modi to interact with students on Monday
The third edition of Pariksha Pe Charcha is being organised at Talkatora Indoor Stadium in Delhi. A total of 2,000 students and teachers will attend the event, of which 1,050 students have been selected through an essay competition. Officials said the event will start around 11.00 am and will also be broadcast on YouTube.
WhatsApp faces outage in India, Twitter abuzz
Millions of users were unable to share videos, photos and GIFs, audio and stickers and several of those said they were even unable to view WhatsApp Status feature. According to Downdetetector.com, the problem started in the evening around 4 p.m. and alive outage map showed users in India, Europe, Brazil and in Southeast Asia were affected by the outage.
The curious case of capital punishment in India
The share of death sentences for sexual crimes is on the rise, driven by several state-level sentencing decisions.
NSA Ajit Doval meets Lankan Prez, pledges USD 50 mn security assistance from India
The President's office said President Rajapaksa and Doval also discussed improving bilateral relations and strengthening cooperation between the armed forces and coastguard agencies of the two countries and maritime security. Doval pointed out the importance of reviewing the intelligence related to the maritime zone between Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India.
Cricket: Team India needs to define KL Rahul's role in the team
Making Rahul move up and down the order so regularly is not beneficial for him, or the team. At a time when India are tinkering with more than one position in the middle order, Rahul’s success should be used to plug at least one gap. If the team doesn’t think he is a long-term option as an opener, then the most elegant solution would be to nail him down at No. 4.
CAA internal matter of India but 'unnecessary': Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has termed as "internal matters" of India the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Regis...
Air India unions to demand voluntary retirement scheme in Monday meeting
"Our members have been approaching us and want us to discuss a voluntary retirement scheme package with the government as it is expected that our job will be protected only for one year post privatisation. We are going to raise this issue at the meeting with the minister on Monday," an airline source told PTI.
Announce convergence of all corporate tax rates to 15 pc in Budget: CII
The government last year reduced corporate tax rates to 22 per cent, plus surcharge and cess. However, companies will not be allowed to avail any tax exemptions or incentives.
Air India reinstates senior pilot found guilty of sexual harassment
A senior Air India pilot who was suspended in May last year after being accused of sexual harassment by a woman colleague was found guilty by an internal committee of the airline but has been reinstated recently, senior officials said. The committee imposed a "major penalty" on Captain Sachin Gupta, who has now appealed to the next authority against the punishment, they said.
Rohit slams century, Kohli 89 to help India claim series 2-1
Chasing 287 to win, India overhauled the target with 15 balls to spare at decider. Earlier, Steve Smith (131) hit a hundred to lead Australia to 286 for nine. Apart from Smith, who raised his ninth ODI hundred, Marnus Labuschagne (54) also batted well after the visitors opted to bat. India had lost the series-opener in Mumbai before levelling the series in Rajkot.
Kia Motors eyes full capacity utilisation in India with slew of new models
Kia Motors' manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh has an installed production capacity to roll out 3 lakh units per annum on a three shift basis.
What ails India's pharmaceutical sector?
Unlike mature markets such as the US, where drug prices are market-controlled, here, the government and regulators play a pivotal role in the entire process. Regulators fix both the price companies pay for bulk drugs and the price at which they sell their products in the market, leaving little leeway to earn profit. For Indian pharma, this is a double-edged sword.
India to invite Pakistan for upcoming SCO meeting
India will extend invitations to all members of SCO including Pakistan as well as to the observer states for 19th Shanghai Cooperation Organ...
Steve Smith makes hundred as Australia set India 287-run target to win series
Apart from Smith, who raised his ninth ODI hundred, young Marnus Labuschagne (54) also batted well after the visitors opted to bat. Down the order, Alex Carey contributed 35 runs though he could not make the most of his start. For India, pacer Mohammed Shami (4/63) and spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (2/44) shared six wickets between them.
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