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Amid spike in coronavirus cases, lockdown announced in Kashmir Valley

22 Jul 2020

Amid spike in coronavirus cases, lockdown announced in Kashmir Valley

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday announced a lockdown in most regions of the Kashmir Valley to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 335; COVID-19 cases cross 9,000

12 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 335; COVID-19 cases cross 9,000

On Sunday, the total number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 9,000, including 335 deaths, according to data compiled from official state government statistics.

India's 21-day lockdown begins: Know what's open, what's not

25 Mar 2020

India's 21-day lockdown begins: Know what's open, what's not

Last night, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India will be kept under lockdown for 21 days starting Wednesday, the Ministry of Home Affairs released a detailed statement explaining what services will remain open and what will be shut.

Coronavirus: Kerala announces lockdown across all districts till March 31

23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Kerala announces lockdown across all districts till March 31

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday announced a complete lockdown in the state amid a coronavirus outbreak.

Enforce coronavirus lockdown, take action against violators: Centre tells states

23 Mar 2020

Enforce coronavirus lockdown, take action against violators: Centre tells states

Fully aware that only a nationwide lockdown can contain the spread of coronavirus, the government of India has asked states to enforce it diligently and ordered to take legal action against those flouting rules.

Coronavirus: Ladakh on virtual lockdown as tally rises to 10

20 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Ladakh on virtual lockdown as tally rises to 10

Ladakh has been placed on virtual lockdown as the Union Territory reported two more cases of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.

LPG cylinder price hiked; check new rates here

12 Feb 2020

LPG cylinder price hiked; check new rates here

The state-run oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Wednesday increased the rates of LPG cylinders by up to Rs. 149 per cylinder.

'New Year's gift': LPG prices hiked for fifth straight month

01 Jan 2020

'New Year's gift': LPG prices hiked for fifth straight month

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder prices were hiked for the fifth consecutive month on Wednesday.

Here's how Aadhaar can come handy in emergency situations

15 Oct 2019

Here's how Aadhaar can come handy in emergency situations

With a plethora of government services linked with your Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Petrol, diesel prices rise in the aftermath of Saudi drone-strikes

22 Sep 2019

Petrol, diesel prices rise in the aftermath of Saudi drone-strikes

According to notifications from Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), prices of petrol have jumped by Rs. 1.59/liter and that of diesel by Rs. 1.31/liter in the last six days- the most since daily price revision was introduced in 2017.

Top PSUs you can apply for with good GATE-score

17 Sep 2019

Top PSUs you can apply for with good GATE-score

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

After breather, security upped in J&K before Eid: Reports

12 Aug 2019

After breather, security upped in J&K before Eid: Reports

In Jammu and Kashmir, curfew was re-imposed on Sunday afternoon, a day before Eid celebrations, said reports. Authorities had eased restrictions in some areas to help people prepare for the festival.

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs you can apply for with good GATE-score

17 Jul 2019

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs you can apply for with good GATE-score

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

Who's Lord Basaveshwara, quoted by Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget speech

05 Jul 2019

Who's Lord Basaveshwara, quoted by Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget speech

As she presented her maiden Union Budget on Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman drew upon wisdom from India's past, quoting Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi and even the ancient philosopher Chanakya.

Economic Survey 2019 proposes increasing investments, retirement age: Details here

05 Jul 2019

Economic Survey 2019 proposes increasing investments, retirement age: Details here

On Thursday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled her first Economic Survey, which shapes a roadmap for how the government could bring the economy back on track.

From today, non-subsidized LPG-cylinders to get cheaper by Rs. 100

01 Jul 2019

From today, non-subsidized LPG-cylinders to get cheaper by Rs. 100

In what is sure to provide major relief to consumers and households across the nation, Indian Oil Corporation has declared that non-subsidized LPG cylinders will get cheaper by Rs. 100.50 from Monday, July 1.

Aligarh: This Kachori seller earns Rs. 60L; gets tax notice

25 Jun 2019

Aligarh: This Kachori seller earns Rs. 60L; gets tax notice

There may be many reasons for why Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pakoda selling advice doesn't work, and you can add another to your list: pakodas aren't kachoris.

UMANG app: Services offered, and how to register

21 Apr 2019

UMANG app: Services offered, and how to register

UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance) is a mobile app launched by the government to let users access a wide range of government services, right from their smartphones.

Congress seeks ban on TV serials promoting BJP's schemes

09 Apr 2019

Congress seeks ban on TV serials promoting BJP's schemes

Maharashtra Congress has taken strong objection to two channels for airing serials focusing on schemes of Centre, at a time when Model Code of Conduct (MCC) is in place for the upcoming polls.

This start-up is helping rural women 'knit' their future

10 Mar 2019

This start-up is helping rural women 'knit' their future

Heard of 'The Original Knit'? It's both an online and offline platform, where you can find handmade woolen wear for babies and toddlers.

HPCL to launch lighter, safer fiber LPG cylinders across India

25 Feb 2019

HPCL to launch lighter, safer fiber LPG cylinders across India

State-run Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is all set to launch new, colorful LPG (domestic cooking gas) cylinders soon across India in a few months.

Ghaziabad: Pregnant woman saves four children but dies in fire

01 Feb 2019

Ghaziabad: Pregnant woman saves four children but dies in fire

In an unfortunate incident, a pregnant woman lost her life after a two-story building caught fire in Loni, Ghaziabad on Thursday.

7 dead as LPG blast triggers building collapse in West-Delhi

04 Jan 2019

7 dead as LPG blast triggers building collapse in West-Delhi

Seven people were killed after an LPG cylinder blast triggered a collapse bringing a portion of a building down in West Delhi's Sudarshan Park.

Mumbai: LPG cylinder blasts, kills four-year-old girl, injures man

04 Jan 2019

Mumbai: LPG cylinder blasts, kills four-year-old girl, injures man

A four-year-old girl died and a man received injuries when a cooking gas cylinder exploded and led to a fire in a house in Kranti Nagar, Mumbai, yesterday evening, said a civic official.

Good news! Subsidized LPG cylinder price slashed by Rs. 5.91

31 Dec 2018

Good news! Subsidized LPG cylinder price slashed by Rs. 5.91

For the second time in a month, the price of subsidized domestic cooking gas or LPG has been reduced on account of tax impact on the reduced market rate of the fuel. Subsidized LPG price was slashed by Rs. 5.91/cylinder.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out in residential building, 5 elderly die

28 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Fire breaks out in residential building, 5 elderly die

On Thursday, a major fire broke out in a high-rise residential building in Chembur, one of the Mumbai's largest suburbs, killing 5 elderly people, multiple reports said.

WPI-based inflation falls to 4.64% in November, a three-month low

14 Dec 2018

WPI-based inflation falls to 4.64% in November, a three-month low

Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a three-month low of 4.64% in November, as prices of food articles, especially vegetables, softened.

LPG dealers' commission hikes cylinder price by over Rs. 2

09 Nov 2018

LPG dealers' commission hikes cylinder price by over Rs. 2

Domestic cooking gas LPG price has been hiked by over Rs. 2 per cylinder after the government increased the commission paid to LPG dealers.

Diwali triggers fire: Authorities get 300 calls; two children killed

08 Nov 2018

Diwali triggers fire: Authorities get 300 calls; two children killed

Authorities responded to over 300 calls about fire-incidents, triggered by firecrackers and LPG cylinder blast among others, on Diwali night in Delhi, including an incident in which two children were killed and two others were injured.

#AyodhyaRamMandir: Ram temple in Ayodhya soon, says BJP's state spokesperson

27 Oct 2018

#AyodhyaRamMandir: Ram temple in Ayodhya soon, says BJP's state spokesperson

Expressing the commitment of BJP to Palampur resolution, the party's Uttar Pradesh spokesperson said in Mathura on Saturday that Ram temple will be constructed in Ayodhya soon.

PM Modi emphasizes the responsibility of citizens towards society

25 Oct 2018

PM Modi emphasizes the responsibility of citizens towards society

PM Narendra Modi yesterday said more people are paying taxes because they have faith their money is being used properly, but pitched for a system where citizens do a little more than honestly paying taxes.

WPI inflation rises to 5.13% in September, courtesy fuel-price hike

15 Oct 2018

WPI inflation rises to 5.13% in September, courtesy fuel-price hike

Inflation based on wholesale prices rose to a two-month high of 5.13% in September, mainly due to the hardening of food prices and the rise in fuel prices.

CNG stations in housing complexes soon, courtesy IGL

02 Oct 2018

CNG stations in housing complexes soon, courtesy IGL

Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), India's biggest city gas retailer, is looking at setting up CNG dispensing stations within residential housing complexes to ease queues at CNG pumps, its Managing Director ES Ranganathan said.

#KisanKrantiPadyatra: To stop protesting-farmers, Delhi police uses water-cannons, tear gas

02 Oct 2018

#KisanKrantiPadyatra: To stop protesting-farmers, Delhi police uses water-cannons, tear gas

The Kisan Kranti Padyatra turned violent on Tuesday as Delhi Police used water cannons and tear gas on protesting farmers to stop them from entering the National Capital.

#FuelsOnFire: Petrol price at record high, breaches Rs. 91/liter mark

01 Oct 2018

#FuelsOnFire: Petrol price at record high, breaches Rs. 91/liter mark

Petrol price today crossed the Rs. 91-mark in Mumbai while domestic cooking gas, LPG rates breached Rs. 500-level for the first time ever as oil, at a four-year high, pushed fuel prices to new all-time high across the country.

WPI inflation drops to 4-month low of 4.53% in August

14 Sep 2018

WPI inflation drops to 4-month low of 4.53% in August

Inflation based on wholesale prices eased to a four-month low of 4.53% in August on softening of prices of food articles, especially vegetables.

Flood-hit victims in Kerala to get low cost LPG cylinders

30 Aug 2018

Flood-hit victims in Kerala to get low cost LPG cylinders

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has approved a proposal to replace LPG cylinders, which were lost during the recent floods in Kerala, at a subsidized rate, a statement from the Union Minister of State for Tourism KJ Alphons's office said today.

RK Mission in Chennai uses solar energy to prepare meals

30 Aug 2018

RK Mission in Chennai uses solar energy to prepare meals

It was in 2015 that Ramakrishna Mission's Students' Home in Mylapore, Chennai installed solar plant in its premises.

External factors cause 64% air-pollution in Delhi during winters: Study

16 Aug 2018

External factors cause 64% air-pollution in Delhi during winters: Study

Almost 64% of the air pollution in Delhi during winters is caused by external factors, a new report said, suggesting that emissions are growing despite the steps taken by the government.

India will be engine of world growth for 3-decades: Modi

15 Aug 2018

India will be engine of world growth for 3-decades: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India will be the engine of growth for the world economy for the next three decades as the "sleeping elephant" has started to run on the back of structural reforms like GST, bankruptcy and insolvency law, and benami property law.