26 Child Labourers Rescued From Parle-G Biscuit Factory

Jun 16 2019

The District Task Force (DTF) has rescued 26 children from a biscuit manufacturing unit of popular brand Parle-G, who were working there as child labourers, an official said here on Saturday.

Trying To Ascertain Cause Of AN-32 Crash: IAF Chief

Jun 16 2019

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa on Saturday said the Indian Air Force was trying to ascertain the cause of the recent crash of AN-32 aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh that killed 13 people.

NITI Aayog Meet: High-Powered Panel To Address Water Shortage, Drought

Jun 16 2019

The meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, comprising the Chief Ministers chaired by PM Narendra Modi on Saturday, focused on water problem and drought and decided to form a high-powered committee to develop a comprehensive strategy to address them.

High-Powered Panel For Structural Reforms In Agriculture: Modi

Jun 16 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a high powered committee, comprising Chief Ministers, to recommend structural reforms in agriculture, while urging the states to contribute in making India a $5 trillion economy by 2024.

ASUS Eyes 50% Share In Gaming Laptop Market In India

Jun 16 2019

In the era of smartphone gaming where the PC market is declining, Taiwanese electronics major ASUS is aiming for 50 per cent market share in the gaming laptops segment in India while increasing its retail presence from 100 to 200 stores by the end of this year, a top company executive has said.

'Leila': Terrifying Yet Mesmerising Vision Of Future

Jun 16 2019

One of the many assets of this gem of a picaresque series is that it makes radical shifts of location in every episode, putting the protagonist Shalini in places where her feminine wiles and maternal instincts come into play with sinister consequences.

Patnaik Seeks Rs 5,228 Cr To Deal With Cyclone Fani Damage

Jun 16 2019

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday proposed that natural calamities should be a criteria for according Special Category Status to states, while asking for Rs 5,228 crore aid in wake of the huge devastation caused by cyclone Fani to public infrastructure, property and livelihoods of the people in the state.

Satta Bazaar Bids in Delhi Cross Rs 100 Cr On India-Pakistan World Cup Clash

Jun 16 2019

On the eve of the World Cup clash between India and Pakistan, the betting bazaars in Delhi have gone crazy: the police estimates that the bids in the illegal satta (betting) market could have crossed the Rs 100-crore mark in NCR.

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal On Political Violence, Mamata Hits Back

Jun 16 2019

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit back saying her state was peaceful and that such an advisory should be sent to the Uttar Pradesh government about the encounter deaths in the past few years.

Sunil Chhetri To Make Digital Debut With 'Bombers'

Jun 15 2019

Talking about why he agreed to be part of the show, the 'Captain Fantastic' told IANS, "It's a story about characters who lose their focus in life and how football brings them together. This is a story of redemption, where sport gives them a chance to find their way in life."