New Delhi/ Mumbai, June 12 (ANI): Residents of Delhi and Noida finally got relief from the blistering heat on Thursday as strong winds and heavy rain lashed the city. Some parts in Noida witnessed a hailstorm as well. The showers brought much needed relief from the heat wave aggravated by power cuts in the national capital. The mercury reached a 62-year-high of 47.8 degrees Celsius June 8 in certain parts of the national capital. Meanwhile, Mumbai also witnessed high tides with just a few days left for the monsoon to hit the western metropolis. The high tides also led to water-logging in low lying areas of Mumbai on Thursday.Jun 12, 2014
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shaina NC on Thursday called for a parity of law on the part of the Maharashtra Government, and said if it is going to demolish the Campa Cola Society, then it should also demolish other illegal buildings in the city as well. She also said that the government should be more considerate, given that the residents of the Campa Cola Society are willing to pay the penalty and are ready to give some part of their land.Jun 12, 2014
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 27.98 points down to stand at 25,576.21. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 23.05 points up to stand at 7,649.90. Crisil and Biocon were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 8.60% and 6.76% along with Godrej Industries and Muthoot Finance with an increase of 6.37% and 4.95% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Suzlon Energy and JP Infratec with a decrease of 4.98% and 4.80% along with Bharti Airtel and HDIL with a decrease of 3.92% and 3.73% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 92.14 points at 15,459.10 while the banking sector is up 26.43 points at 17,718.78 and the realty sector is up 11.97 points at 2,109.02. The Indian currency is down 0.08% at Rs 59.32 per dollar.Jun 12, 2014
Having faced a debacle in the last general election in Maharashtra under the leadership of the Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Congress is planning to replace the leader before the Assembly elections which are due in October, according to reports.Jun 12, 2014
In order to boost and make smooth the technical education in the rural areas the central ministry has started many solar projects in different ITI’s. One such solar plant has been installed in the ITI kangan in ganderbal district. The plant has been installed at a cost of rupees. 1.82 crore.
Despite the tall claim of Govt. to gave Guarantee employment of 100 days and released of their wages within fifteen days become eyewash for the poor people of Kathua district residing in far flung areas of Tehsil Billawer. Not only are the male but female workers also wondering from one office to another for the release of their wages since last one year.
With enormous schemes and abundant funding from the central govt. the state govt. has miserably failed to improve the health sector in valley particularly in the rural areas of Kashmir. Saderkot payeen is a village in Bandipora district with a population of almost 4000 souls the healthcare facilities in the area are equalant to zero. The whole area just has one health sub centre which has no doctor but only one pharmacist.Jun 12, 2014
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Congress women leaders and workers on Thursday protested outside Uttar Pradesh Sadan in New Delhi against the increasing crime against women in UP. Congress leader Shobha Oza said that the workers want Akhilesh Yadav led government to wake up and send a message among the criminals that they will be punished.Jun 12, 2014
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Speaking after attending Investors' Conclave, Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday talked about the law and order situation in UP. He said that he has advised his officials to reach the crime scene and investigate on time.Jun 12, 2014
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday spoke about the declining law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh with one after another criminal incidents taking place. Rijiju stated that law and order is a state subject and state government should follow the rules set to reduce crime. He also said that Central Government will take cognizance in the matter.Jun 12, 2014
Ahmedabad, June 12 (ANI): The Narmada Dam authorities allowed the height of the Sardar Sarovar Dam to be raised by 17 metres. Reacting on the same, Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia praised the state's chief ministers and said that all the officials and CMs are appreciable for the permission for gate installation. Further, he also said that the challenge of making the canal network is still up in front of the Gujarat government.Jun 12, 2014
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Congress workers on Thursday carried out protest against the ongoing electricity crisis in Delhi. The protest comes a day after Congress MLA Jai Kishan's hunger strike against the prolonged crisis. Workers were seen raising slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bhartiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal. Congress leaders slammed the government for making false promises to the people. They said that the reason behind the protest was that under BJP's rule people are not getting power for seven to eight hours, unlike when Congress was in power.Jun 12, 2014
Bangalore, June 12 (ANI): As the first flight of the AirAsia India, the first airline with foreign investment in India, is set to start flights on Thursday, CEO Mittu Chandilya said that they are not focused on market shares but the priority is to keep the fares low. Chandilya said that the AirAsia chose only certain cities for operation going by their belief on the cities. Further, he also said that unlike other low-cost airlines, AirAsia is not using old aircrafts and have given good attention to the food on-board.Jun 12, 2014
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Infosys Ltd on Thursday named former SAP AG executive board member Vishal Sikka as its CEO. With his appointment, Sikka becomes the first non-founder CEO of Infosys, which is India's second-largest IT services exporter. The company also informed that Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy would step down on Saturday, nearly a year after he was brought in from retirement to help the company better compete with rivals including Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro. Sikka will take over from current Chief Executive SD Shibulal, one of the engineers who founded Infosys, from August 1.Jun 12, 2014
Mandi, June 12 (ANI): Rescuers recovered a seventh body from the River Beas on Thursday. A search is still on to find the remaining 17 bodies from the river which had swept away 24 college students and a tour operator earlier this week. Meanwhile, a team of Navy officials visited the place and is likely to assist in rescue operations. More divers with latest equipments are also expected to join the search operations. The students, belonging to VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology in Hyderabad, were clicking photographs when they were swept away by the river after the officials released water from the Larji Dam located upstream.Jun 12, 2014