We must free public discourse from all forms of violence: Full text of President Mukherjee’s farewell address

We must free public discourse from all forms of violence: Full text of President Mukherjee’s farewell address

President Pranab Mukherjee advocated freeing public discourse from violence — “physical as well as verbal” — and asserted that the country derived its strength from tolerance. Stressing the need for “pluralism and tolerance” in his last televised address to the nation as the president, he said the capacity for compassion and empathy was the “true […]

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7th Pay Commission on allowances: Maximum monthly HRA hiked by 176% to Rs 75,000

7th Pay Commission on allowances: Maximum monthly HRA hiked by 176% to Rs 75,000

Lower level employees will get HRA hike of up to 157 percent from their July month salaries as against 122 percent for higher level employees. But when DA will cross 50% then higher level employees will receive 176 percent hike as against 157 percent hike for lower level employees. New Delhi: More than 7.5 lakh […]

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Hafiz Saeed a serious threat, put under house arrest in country’s larger interest: Pakistan Defence Minister

Hafiz Saeed a serious threat, put under house arrest in country’s larger interest: Pakistan Defence Minister

Lahore: Pakistan has said Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, who has been listed under an anti-terrorism law, can pose a “serious threat” to the nation and was thus placed under house arrest in the country’s “larger interest”. The acknowledgement of the danger the Mumbai attacks mastermind poses came from Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja Asif during an […]

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Sushma Swaraj talks to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson; India, US resolve to fight against terrorism

Sushma Swaraj talks to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson; India, US resolve to fight against terrorism

Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had a telephone conversation on Wednesday, resolving to work together closely to further expand and deepen the multi-faceted strategic partnership between India and the US. As per Ministry of External Affairs, “they emphasized that close and strong relations between India and the US […]

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One militant, 3 soldiers killed in encounter in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district

One militant, 3 soldiers killed in encounter in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district

Srinagar: One militant was killed on Tuesday during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir`s Bandipora district, police said. Three soldiers were martyred in the encounter that broke out at around 5:30 am in Parray Mohalla in Hajin area of the district. Acting on specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants in the area, security […]

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DA case verdict LIVE: Supreme Court restores conviction of Sasikala; shatters her Tamil Nadu CM dream

DA case verdict LIVE: Supreme Court restores conviction of Sasikala; shatters her Tamil Nadu CM dream

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed the Karnataka High Court verdict acquitting All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary Sasikala Natarajan, who was engaged in a bitter power battle with interim Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, in the disproportionate assets case. As per the SC order, Sasikala will serve a jail sentence of three years and six […]

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Report : Idea offering 10GB high-speed data at Rs 256 to some customers.

Report : Idea offering 10GB high-speed data at Rs 256 to some customers.

NEW DELHI: Idea Cellular, India’s third largest telco is now offering 10GB of 3G/4G data for Rs. 256 to selected customers, TelecomTalk reported. The telco will allow selected customers opting for this plan to recharge three times till March 31, 2017 to avail 10 GB data with data validity of 28 days.Idea has another offer […]

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