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Urges for preserving State's historic buildings   SRINAGAR: Minister for Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today inspected the ongoing renovation work of the main building of the Department at Shaheed Gung here. During the inspection, the Minister was informed that the renovation work undertaken by J&K Housing...
BJP has called Congress President Rahul Gandhi technologically illiterate. The Party Spokesperson Sambit Patra while briefing reporters in New Delhi on Monday said, the Narendra Modi App is a way of communication through which Prime Minister directly connects with people and his supporters. He said, Mr. Gandhi does not know...
The Government has planned to undertake reduced borrowing in the first half of the next fiscal compared to the corresponding period of last year. It proposes to borrow 2.88 lakh crore rupees in the first half of 2018-19. This is 47.56 per cent of the budgeted gross borrowing programme...
China has promised to address India's concern on the growing bilateral trade deficit. The development came after Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu and his Chinese counterpart Zhong Shan co-chaired the 11th meeting of India-China Joint Group on Economic Relations, Trade, Science and Technology in New Delhi on Monday. In...
President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Varanasi this morning on a one-day visit to Uttar Pradesh. During his temple city visit, Mr Kovind will lay foundation stone of five projects of the National Highway Authority of India. It includes second phase of outer ring of the city and four-lane...
Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the North East Industrial Development Scheme will play a crucial role in promoting new industrial units in the region by providing several special incentives. The scheme was approved by the Union Cabinet last week. Interacting...
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said India is ready to deal with any challenge and will take all measures to maintain its territorial integrity. She said this while interacting with news persons in Dehradun yesterday. The Minister said India is very much cautious in dealing with Doklam issue. She said,...
Bharatiya Janata Party has consolidated its position as the largest party in the Rajya Sabha after biennial elections to 59 seats in the Upper House. It has now widened the gap between it and the opposition Congress. For the 59 Rajya Sabha seats to be filled, 33 candidates from 10...
The visiting German President Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier will hold meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today. During the meeting, both the leaders are expected to discuss ways to further deepen ties between the two countries in various areas. In the morning, Dr Steinmeier will be accorded Ceremonial...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accused the opposition of preading lies against the government due to its frustration over electoral losses. During the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting held at the party Headquarters in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Modi asked the party MPs to use technology effectively to take the...