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SC declines Oil Min request to stay sharing of documents on Reliance penalty

SC declines Oil Min request to stay sharing of documents on Reliance penalty

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

In a setback to the Oil Ministry, the Supreme Court has dismissed its petition against an order seeking disclosure of documents that formed basis for levy of USD 3 billion penalty on Reliance Industries over KG-D6 natural gas output not matching targets. A three-member international arbitration panel, hearing Reliance and its...

India, Bangladesh sign MoU for Chattogram and Mongla ports

India, Bangladesh sign MoU for Chattogram and Mongla ports

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Prime Minister Modi’s foreign policy initiative -Use of Chattogram and Mongla Ports for movement of goods to and from India during the official visit of Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh to India, a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) wherein Bangladesh allowed the use of its Chattogram and Mongla Ports for...

Mumbai beggar dies rich, leaves behind Rs 11.5 lakh fortune

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Police inquiring about a beggar found dead by the railway tracks here stumbled upon a sackful of coins totalling Rs 1.75 lakh, certificates of fixed deposits of Rs 8.77 lakh and Rs 96,000 in bank savings accounts at his home, an official said on Monday. Biradichand Pannaramji Azad (82), who hailed...

Make Kishtwar militancy-free once again: DGP to forces

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | PTI | Jammu

In the backdrop of the increasing terror activities in Kishtwar township of Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Monday exhorted the security forces to go pro-active and make the hilly district militancy-free once again. Kishtwar was rocked by four terror attacks since November last year, but the...

For green cause: A Ravana effigy that won't burn but go down

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | PTI | Noida

A 20-ft Ravana effigy made of plastic waste will be dismantled mechanically rather than being burnt, as is the tradition, during the Dussehra celebrations on Tuesday to promote environment conservation. The effigy, which has been raised using 500 kg plastic waste, is installed at the Noida Stadium in Sector 21-A and...

Activists protest over sedition case against celebrities

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | PTI | Jaipur

Activists, theatre artists and filmmakers staged a protest in the Pink city on Monday over registration of a sedition case against 49 celebrities after they had expressed concern over rising incidents of mob lynching in an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They condemned the filing of the case against...

Nusrat in firing line of religious cleric for celebrating Durga Puja

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

A prominent Muslim religious cleric on Monday slammed TMC Lok Sabha member Nusrat Jahan for attending Durga Puja celebrations, and said the popular Bengali film actor should change her name and religion because she is “defaming Islam and Muslims” by her actions. Jahan, the first-time MP from Bashirhat, has been in...

Thermal coal import likely to cross 200 MT in 2019-20

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The country’s overall thermal coal import is likely to cross the 200-million tonnes (MT) mark in the current financial year, according to Icra. “Thermal coal imports expected to cross 200 MT in FY2020,” Icra said in a statement on Monday. Coal India Ltd’s (CIL) production might fall short of its 2019-20 target...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer