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Cyclonic Storm to hit Odisha in few hours: IMD warns

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned regions of west-central Bay of Bengal as a low pressure is forming over the area and intensified into a deep depression on Thursday. IMD stated that it is likely to transform into a cyclonic storm in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha in next few hours today. The cyclonic storm […]

Aligarh encounter: Two criminals shot dead, Journalists invited to record the incident

Two criminals were shot dead in Aligarh by the Uttar Pradesh Police on early Thursday morning. UP Police also invited journalists to record and film the scene before the shooting. Video clip released from the encounter site shows policemen armed with guns are chasing the criminals and firing at them. The UP Police had been […]

No free meals for Jet Airways’ economy class passengers

Experiencing strong financial headwinds, full-service carrier Jet Airways said on Wednesday to discontinue its free meal services for its Economy class passengers from September 25. The unbundle plan covers the ‘Economy Light’ and ‘Economy Deal’ categories in the domestic sector, the airline said, adding, however, flyers will continue to get free beverages, including tea and […]

Imran Khan writes to PM Modi seeking resumption of peace dialogue

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to PM Narendra Modi seeking resumption of peace dialogue between India and Pakistan at the UN General Assembly meet later this month in New York. Khan also asked PM Modi to give a green signal to a meeting between external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan’s […]

Pakistan court suspends jail term of Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz

The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended the jail term of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, and Mohammad Safdar in the Avenfield Corruption reference case. The HC ordered their release suspending their jail sentences after lower court’s verdict in July over the purchase of upscale apartments in London. The HC’s verdict left everyone […]

Gujarat Assembly hikes MLA’s salary by 64%

The Gujarat Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill to provide salary hike by 64%, i.e. at least Rs.45000, to its MLAs and those of ministers, the speakers, the Deputy Speaker, and the Leader of the Opposition by 54%. Reportedly, the monthly pay of the MLAs will be hiked to Rs.1.16 lakh against the current pay […]

Volkswagen to make 10 million electric cars on its new platform

Automobile giant Volkswagen is all set to implement its giant plans to build 10 million electric cars based on its new modular MEB (Modular Electrification Kit) platform. The German carmaker targets to launch the model worldwide towards the end of 2022. VW will build 27 models for four group brands based on the MEB – […]

Fort Trump: US considers permanent base in Poland

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he is seriously considering a permanent military base in Poland. Speaking to reporters at the White House after he met with Polish President Andrzej Duda, Trump said, “Poland is willing to make a very major contribution to the United States to come in and have a presence […]

Cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq penal offence

The Union cabinet has cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday, citing compelling necessity for the move as the practice annulled by the Supreme Court continues unabated. Addressing a press conference, he accused the Congress party of not cooperating in […]

Back-to-back five deals between India and Bangladesh in 10 days

The prime ministers of India and Bangladesh inaugurated 130-kilometre-long Bangladesh-India Friendship Pipeline on Tuesday that will run from Siliguri to Parbatipur and will be used for importing oil. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the construction work of the project through the video conference from Ganobhaban in Dhaka. PM Modi also joined the inauguration ceremony […]