Restrictions in J&K placed after the axing of Article 370 will be lifted in a phased manner from tonight, Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam announced. All schools in the Kashmir Valley will reopen after the weekend, he told the media.
On the seventh day of the Ayodhya hearing, the Hindu parties cited evidence based on an archaeological report to state there was a massive structure at the Babri Masjid site dating back to 2nd Century BC which was public in nature and that the structure would be a temple or 'mandap' with pillars.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun to focus on the beleaguered economy haemorrhaging in an ugly manner. In his meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her team, the PM has argued for quick alleviation measures.
In keeping with the government's priority to boost ties with small nations, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will visit the three Baltic countries of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia from August 17-21 in the first such high-level trip from India.
Amid buzz of talks between the Finance Ministry and the Prime Minister's Office over a stimulus to revive growth, a report has said that the government has limited scope to provide a fiscal stimulus given the fiscal constraints.
Myanmar said on Friday it was prepared for Bangladesh to repatriate more than 3,600 Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Rakhine state two years ago after a military-led crackdown against the Muslim minority.
Diversified energy major ONGC is investing around Rs 83,000 crore in 25 major projects. "15 of these projects are under execution and will directly contribute to oil and gas production," said ONGC Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Shashi Shanker on Thursday.