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Supreme Court has awarded an additional 14.75 TMC of Cauvery water to Karnataka. In its verdict, the apex court has granted the global status to Karnataka's capital city of Bengaluru, hence it will get more Cauvery river water. The Supreme Court today also reduced Tamil Nadu's share of Cauvery...
To handhold and apprise the prospective investor community about the salient features of Hydrocarbon Exploration & Licensing Policy(HELP) framework and details about the ebidding process, Government successfully concluded a facilitation workshop in Ahmedabad yesterday after a similar event in Mumbai a few days back. The workshop conducted by Director General,...
Shares of Punjab National Bank continued to reel under pressure for the third consecutive day after the detection of Rs 11,400-crore fraud, slipping over 3 per cent in morning trade on bourses. The stock hit its 52-week low on both BSE and NSE today after it opened on a bearish...
RBI has directed all banks to accept small denomination notes and coins tendered at their counters. The apex bank issued a notification in Mumbai yesterday, saying such denial of service causes inconvenience to the public at large as shopkeepers and traders refuse to accept coins for payment of goods...
Railways has announced the recruitment process for over 89 thousand posts. According to Ministry of Railway, online applications are invited for Group C Level-1 like Track maintainer, Points man, Helper, Gateman, Porter in the age group of 18-31 years. For Group C Level -2 categories like Assistant Loco Pilots,...
The full Election Commission will review poll preparedness for Assembly elections in Meghalaya on the second day today. Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat, accompanied by two Election Commissioners reached Shillong yesterday. It held several meetings with leaders of political parties, election officials and police officers in Shillong. Today the...
The Uttar Pradesh government will present the budget for the next fiscal today. This will be the first full-fledged budget of the Yogi Adityanath government which came to power last year. State Finance Minister Rajesh Agrawal said, the Budget will focus on development of the state and will keep in...
The ED today issued summons for appearance to billionaire diamond merchant Nirav Modi and his business partner Mehul Choksi in connection with its money laundering probe in the Rs 11,400 crore alleged fraud in Punjab National Bank (PNB), officials said. They said both Modi and Choksi were summoned under the...
The ED today carried out fresh searches against people allegedly linked to Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, officials said. They said the raids were being conducted at three premises in Chennai under provisions of the Prevention of...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani today lauded India's cultural diversity, saying multiple faiths and schools of thought co-exist peacefully in the county. Speaking at a meeting with Muslim intellectuals, scholars and clerics here tonight, Rouhani, who arrived here on a three-day India visit, said Islam is not a religion of violence,...