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Student activists try to breach Kerala Secretariat

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  Four Kerala Students Union (KSU) activists on Wednesday breached the fencing of the state Secretariat even as a Cabinet meeting was underway in a bid to mark their protest against the killing of a fellow student at the University College here.

Iran says its missile programme with US not negotiable

TEHRAN:  Iran has rejected suggestions it is willing to discuss its missile programme with the US

2306 cases disposed off by Chandigarh judicial officers

CHANDIGARH: A total of 2306 cases were disposed off by the benches of serving judicial officers constituted in New District Courts Complex, Sector 43, Chandigarh which include 102 Criminal Compoundable cases.

Due to obstacles by Delhi LG's office, AAP government could deliver only 191 Mohalla clinics

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which has been praised for its work in the field of health, has not been able to provide the promised 1,000 Mohalla Clinics even after 4.5 years of rule, as only 191 clinics were operational till March.

Swarup moved to Delhi as Indo-Canadian ties remain frosty

NEW DELHI:  Author-diplomat Vikas Swarup, India's current High Commissioner to Canada, has been appointed as Secretary in the Consular, Passport, Visa and Overseas Indian Affairs division, with effect from August 1.

Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar Bill

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Thursday unanimously passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which aims to impose strict penalties for violation of norms set for the use of Aadhaar and violation of privacy.

HP Cabinet approves enhanced financial assistance for kin of working journalists

SHIMLA: The Cabinet decided to convert 1026 class-IV posts of different categories in Irrigation and Public Health Department into Pump Attendants and appoint the eligible water guards against these posts as per R& P Rules on contract basis.

Rain paralyses Mumbai, Maharashtra declares holiday

MUMBAI:  The Central Railway (CR) early on Tuesday suspended suburban train services after incessant heavy rain flooded tracks at several spots between Mumbai-Thane, and services on Western Railway were also hit as Maharashtra government declared a precautionery public holiday for the city, officials said.

Punjab govt invites applications for PPSC chairman and members

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has invited applications to fill one vacancy of Chairman, one vacancy of Member (Non official) and one vacancy of Member (official), Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC).

Minister Jaishankar joins BJP

NEW DELHI:  External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar formally joined the BJP on Monday, nearly a month after being inducted into the Cabinet in a surprise move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Railways plans to run Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah trains at 160 kmh

NEW DELHI:  In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages increasing the speeds of trains on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes at an investment of over Rs 13,500 crore, officials said.

Dhindsa reigns as POA president; Mohindra nominated working president

MOHALI: Punjab Olympic Association (POA) president Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa today voluntarily resigned from his office after which the Vice President Mr. Brahm Mohindra was nominated as the Working President till the elections to the association are held.

Madhya Pradesh relaxes age norms for PSC exam hopefuls

BHOPAL:  Candidates from outside Madhya Pradesh will now be able to appear for the state's Public Services Commission (PSC) exam till the age of 35. The state Cabinet on Tuesday night decided to relax the age norms for candidates from outside the state in accordance with a Supreme Court ruling.

Home Minister Amit Shah reviews preparedness for cyclone Vayu

NEW DELHI:  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday reviewed the preparedness of state and Central ministries and agencies to deal with the situation arising out of cyclone 'Vayu' which is likely to hit Gujarat on Thursday.

Information and Public Relations Department, Punjab

CHANDIGARH: After the portfolio rejig in Punjab Cabinet, Mr. Gurpreet Singh Kangar assumed office as the Revenue Minister in Punjab Civil Secretariat on Monday.

Cabinet approves punjab sports university ordinance 2019

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Cabinet on Thursday approved the ‘Punjab Sports University Ordinance 2019’, paving the way for the establishment of the university in Patiala.

Mohali to have state of the art shooting range

MOHALI: The Punjab Government would set up a state of the art 10 meter indoor shooting range in Phase-6, Mohali which would be handed over to the shooters for honing their skills by March 31, 2020. The range would come up at a cost of Rs. 8.18 crore. The foundation stone of the range was laid here today by the Sports Minister, Punjab, Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi and Cabinet Minister, Punjab, Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu.

Modi replaces nearly half of previous cabinet

With representation to different states and various caste and social groups, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought to broaden BJPs reach through the composition of the council of ministers with some first-time MPs making the cut even as nearly half of his previous cabinet has been replaced.

Vistara leases six aircraft to boost domestic market growth

NEW DELHI:  Full-service carrier Vistara on Friday said it has leased an additional six aircraft from BOC Aviation to accelerate its growth in the domestic market.

Spectrum auction, 5G trials top Telecom Ministry agenda for new government

NEW DELHI: Preparing the Cabinet note for spectrum auction, rolling out of the new digital communications policy and establishing regulatory sandboxes, 5G technology trials, policy on experimentation and trial spectrum for technologies in June, will top the agenda of the Union Telecom Ministry over the next three months once the new government takes over.


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