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01 Dec 2016Ministry of Finance
PM Modi aims to transform India to a digital marketplace
Reports stated that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is looking to transform all government purchases to an online marketplace in a bid to help the country move to a cashless economy.
01 Dec 2016India
India, US ink Rs.5000 crore Howitzer deal
India and the US inked a Rs.5000 crore deal for 145 M-777 ultra-light howitzers in a government-government deal.
01 Dec 2016Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu braces for cyclone Nada, state government on alert
Tamil Nadu gears up for cyclone Nada which is likely to make landfall in the early hours of Dec 2 between Vedaranniyam and Puducherry, close to Cuddalore.
01 Dec 2016Indian Army
Nagrota attack terrorists may have used tunnel
Sources said the terrorists who attacked the army camp in Nagrota, may have used a tunnel to infiltrate into Kashmir; the Border Security Force detected a narrow tunnel in Chamliyal area of Jammu.
01 Dec 2016Narendra Modi
RBI cuts validity of old Rs.500 notes
The RBI in a sudden move has reduced the validity of old Rs.500 notes to be used in petrol pumps and to buy airline tickets.
01 Dec 2016India
Do we need to take a look at India's prisons?
The Punjab prison break is the second prison break to have happened in India in the course of a month.
SC: National anthem will be played in theaters
Supreme Court ruled today that the national anthem must be played in movie theatres across the country prior to the movie commencing.
India to focus on terror at Heart of Asia meet
In light of the recent attacks at Nagrota, officials said it is unlikely that India would participate in talks and would instead highlight the issues of cross-border terrorism at the Heart of Asia Conference.
Quarter 2 GDP grows at 7.3%
The GDP of Q2 FY16-17 grew at 7.3% at constant prices (2011-12).
30 Nov 2016Narendra Modi
Demonetization reaches half-way mark, cash-crunch still on
RBI data revealed that so far Rs.8.44 trillion in old notes has been exchanged at banks, against an estimate of Rs.16 trillion in old notes in circulation.
Banks could run dry leaving many in a lurch
Demonetization has been throwing up new challenges over the last couple of weeks.
30 Nov 2016West Bengal
Army's Cheetah helicopter crashes in WB
A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian army crashed at the Sukna Military camp in West Bengal killing three officers on board and injured a Junior Commissioned Officer.
30 Nov 2016Indian Army
7 army personnel killed, 3 terrorists neutralized in Nagrota
7 army personnel including 2 officers were killed in a brazen terror attack on the army's 16 corps, which ended with the killing of three terrorists.
Uttar Pradesh - India's leading mobile manufacturing state
A report released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion placed Uttar Pradesh as India's topmost mobile manufacturing state.
Women to enter Haji Ali Dargah today
The Haji Ali Dargah will allow women to enter the dargah to offer prayers today; the move comes after the Trust managing the dargah complied with the SC directives on the matter.
29 Nov 2016Kashmir Valley
Maoists surrender after demonetization
Officials said that over 564 Maoists and supporters have surrendered to authorities in the last 28 days, the highest number recorded in a month.
29 Nov 2016Narendra Modi
Lt-General A K Bhatt appointed the director-general of military operations
The Modi government announced that Lt-General A K Bhatt had been appointed as the next Director General of Military Operations (DGMO).
Subrata Roy directed to deposit Rs.600 cr by Feb
Sahara Chief Subrata Roy was issued an order by the Supreme Court that directed him to pay Rs.600 crore by 6th February, 2017.
Mandatory safety norms to come in from 2018
Centre has notified mandatory safety warnings that automobile manufacturers will now be required to include in all vehicles from April, 2018.
Delhi overtakes Mumbai as India's economic hub
In a study published by Oxford Economics, India's capital city of Delhi overtook Mumbai as the nation's commercial and business centre.
NIA arrests 3 Al-Qaeda operatives in Madurai
Three suspected Al-Qaeda operatives were arrested by the NIA in Madurai; the NIA had conducted raids in various parts of the city.
Home Ministry approves prosecution request against Masood Azhar
The Home-Ministry has approved a request to prosecute Masood Azhar and other high ranking members of the Jaish-e-Mohammad for their role in the Pathankot-attack.
India to trace tax evaders through Swiss banks
India is said to have sent 20 administrative assistance requests to Switzerland seeking details of Indians misusing their Swiss bank accounts to evade taxes.
28 Nov 2016Shiv Sena
Mintoo arrested, cops admit to lapses
Harminder Mintoo, the Chief of the Khalistan Liberation Front was arrested in Delhi barely 24 hours after he escaped from Nabha jail, Punjab.
28 Nov 2016Narendra Modi
Dynamic fare system in Humsafar Express tains
Indian Railways is likely to introduce the dynamic fare system in Humsafar Express trains after witnessing a decline in its earnings.
27 Nov 2016Lok Sabha
Government will soon roll-out injectable contraceptives
The government has announced that 'injectable contraceptives' will soon be available for free under the family planning programme.
27 Nov 2016Narendra Modi
Goa likely to be the first state to go cashless
Goa is set to become the first Indian state to go cashless, starting from 31st December 2016.
27 Nov 2016Delhi
Delhi PWD calls air purifiers unreliable
In another setback for Delhi, the Public Works Department has called the air purifiers that were proposed to be set up by the city Environment and Urban Development Departments "unreliable."
27 Nov 2016Shiv Sena
Gunmen free Punjab's Khalistan Liberation Force chief from jail
In an alarming development, armed gunmen stormed the Nabha jail in Punjab and freed Khalistan Liberation Force chief Harminder Singh Mintoo and four others.
27 Nov 2016Narendra Modi
Declare unaccounted cash for 50% Income Tax
Sources said the government may be in the process of amending the IT Act to be able to penalize individuals depositing unaccounted money in their accounts.
27 Nov 2016Supreme Court Of India
No probe against PM Modi for graft
The Supreme Court has refused to initiate a probe into graft allegations against PM Modi.
27 Nov 2016Kashmir Valley
Underworld becomes the next victim of demonetization
The drive against black money seems to have impaired the underworld activities now.
26 Nov 2016Singapore
Nalanda University Chancellor resigns
George Yeo, Nalanda University chancellor submitted his resignation, to the university board on Friday.
26 Nov 2016India
India confirms H5N8 bird flu outbreak in Karnataka
India has proclaimed the break of a highly infectious bird flu virus in Karnataka.
26 Nov 2016India
Sartaj Aziz: Kashmir a must on bilateral talks agenda
Pakistan foreign policy chief Sartaj Aziz said that dialogues with India would only be held if Kashmir is on the agenda.
25 Nov 2016Narendra Modi
Prime Minister visits Bhatinda in Punjab
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Bhatinda, Punjab today to lay the foundation stone for a All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital in Bhatinda.
25 Nov 2016India
Harry Potter comes to ICSE schools
English literature classes in ICSE schools are getting a very contemporary makeover.
25 Nov 2016Karnataka
Extramarital affair not a criminal offence
The SC issued a ruling stating that a man cannot be held legally accountable for having an extramarital affair that drives his wife to kill herself.
25 Nov 2016West Bengal
Fourteen arrests in baby-trafficking bust
A massive trafficking racket of newborn babies was busted on November 21, 2016 in North Paraganas, West Bengal.
25 Nov 2016India
HC rubbishes claims that Peter Mukerjea was misled
A bench of the Bombay High Court stated that it was "completely unbelievable'' that Peter Mukerjea was misled by Indrani Mukerjea over the murder of Sheena Bora.