Aromatic plants perk up Leh-Ladakh farmers

Aromatic plants perk up Leh-Ladakh farmers

Monday, 23 September 2019 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

MoU signed for cultivation of high-value aromatic crops like rose, marigold & mint The fragrance of the high revenue-earning aromatic plants seems to have caught the fancy of the small farmers residing in the high-altitude cold arid zones of Leh-Ladakh. Tapping in on this growing interest among farmers, Ladakh Farmers and Producers...

Monsoon overstays, to soak Guj, MP

Monsoon overstays, to soak Guj, MP

Sunday, 15 September 2019 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

The southwest monsoon is running behind its September 1 withdrawal schedule and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in east Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat in next two-three days. On Saturday, the all India rainfall stood 4 per cent above normal with only east and North-East India...

Crackdown on misleading ads featuring celebrities

Crackdown on misleading ads featuring celebrities

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Claims of many ads found unsubstantiated; ASCI orders removal of such ads from all media platforms Coming down heavily on misleading advertisements, including those featuring several celebrities, the Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI) has issued directions for their removal from all media platforms — print, digital, electronic and social. The misleading...

Govt plans House facelift or new Parliament building

Govt plans House facelift or new Parliament building

Friday, 13 September 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Narendra Modi Government will build a new Parliament complex, a new Central Secretariat for all Ministries, and redevelop the 3-km stretch from the Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate. The Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) Ministry said that a request for proposal (RFP) was floated on September 2 to invite...

Police lock Chandrababu at home to prevent march

Police lock Chandrababu at home to prevent march

Thursday, 12 September 2019 | PNS | Vijayawada

TDP leaders not allowed to meet Naidu, who sat on day-long fast Tension gripped Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday as former Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu and senior party leaders were placed under house arrest at Undavalli in Amaravati in a bid to stop them from...

Bihar, Guj, Odisha offer relief from MVA

Bihar, Guj, Odisha offer relief from MVA

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Amid massive protest over the new penalties for traffic offenders, the enforcement agencies in Motihari in Bihar have started providing on the spot helmet and vehicle insurance, while Gujarat has reduced the penalty notified under the new Motor Vehicles Act and  Odisha has frozen  the new regulations for about three...

Shah allays N-E fears on Citizenship Bill

Shah allays N-E fears on Citizenship Bill

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

As Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday affirmed in the meeting of North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), an ally of National Democratic Alliance (NDA), that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) has not been consigned to oblivion and will be brought again, some of NEDA members —Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram — expressed serious...

CRPF personnel to take heart from pills order

CRPF personnel to take heart from pills order

Monday, 09 September 2019 | Rakesh K Singh | New Delhi

All jawans advised to keep Sorbitrate and Disprin handy Faced with an alarming trend of casualties due to cardiac arrests, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has now decided to counter the new adversary with an advisory for keeping life savings pills handy on a 24X7 basis with each and every...

State Editions

Man kills wife for ‘adultery’ in Prem Nagar, surrenders

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

City sees decline in butterflies this year

23 September 2019 | Sapna Singh | Delhi

IIT Delhi team to study impact of odd-even scheme

23 September 2019 | PTI | Delhi

CM to speak on anti-pollution steps at Denmark summit

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sisodia inaugurates cultural event Awam Ki Awaz in Capital

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

PWD to finish work on Pragati Maidan tunnel by Jan

23 September 2019 | GAYATHRI MAN | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Prioritising Strategic Economic Cooperation

22 September 2019 | Asoke Mukerji | Agenda

The complexities of caste system

22 September 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Agenda

Dukh, Dard and a Season of Hope

22 September 2019 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Empower your mind for success

22 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘Casting procedure should be streamlined'

22 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pushing musical limit

22 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer