Dhankhar is Bengal Guv, Anandiben shifted to UP

Dhankhar is Bengal Guv, Anandiben shifted to UP

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Of six gubernatorial picks, Lalji Tandon moved to MP, Phagu Chauhan gets Bihar, RN Ravi Nagaland, Ramesh Bais Tripura Continuing with its phase-wise reshuffle of Governors, the Modi Government on Saturday appointed new Governors in six States, including politically volatile West Bengal where former MP and noted Supreme Court lawyer Jagdeep...

Deficient monsoon hits kharif

Deficient monsoon hits kharif

Saturday, 13 July 2019 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Sowing areas fall by 38.96L ha till July 12: Agri Ministry Rice sowing has declined in a big way — 23.54 lakh hectare — in six of the top 10 rice producing States. The data shows rice sowing acreage at 97.77 lakh hectare as compared to 121.31 lakh hectare so far. Similarly,...

Monsoon eludes north-west, humidity rises

Monsoon eludes north-west, humidity rises

Friday, 12 July 2019 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Rains cover 70% area but half of it gets deficient amount Except Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, the north-western States — Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir have recorded deficient monsoon so far. The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) data shows that monsoon has covered almost 70 per...

Water project OK’d to tap ‘soaring’ Yamuna

Water project OK’d to tap ‘soaring’ Yamuna

Thursday, 11 July 2019 | Sapna Singh | NEW DELHI

Kejriwal Cabinet approves floodplain water conservation, mega reservoir With an aim to make the national Capital self sufficient and to end its dependence on the neighbouring States to meet water demands, the Delhi Cabinet on Wednesday approved Yamuna flood Natural Water Storage Project. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal monitored the pilot project...

CBI searches 110 sites in pan-India anti-graft raids

CBI searches 110 sites in pan-India anti-graft raids

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Agency raids 11 places in UP also to probe sugar mills scam during Mayawati regime In a nationwide operation, the CBI on Tuesday conducted searches at around 110 places in 19 States/Union Territories, including in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Jammu, Srinagar, besides 11 locations in Lucknow and NCR in connection with...

Reward & punishment to stop water misuse

Reward & punishment to stop water misuse

Monday, 08 July 2019 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

Even many parts across the States are facing one of the most serious water crisis, a new Government report has asserted that India is not a water deficit country but due to severe neglect and lack of monitoring of water resources development projects, many regions in the country experience water...

Pink City is now UNESCO World Heritage

Pink City is now UNESCO World Heritage

Sunday, 07 July 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The 292-year-old walled city of Jaipur, known for its iconic architectural legacy and vibrant culture and the Capital of Rajasthan, on Saturday made its entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. “Just inscribed as @UNESCO #WorldHeritage Site: Jaipur City in Rajasthan, #India. Bravo,” UNESCO tweeted on Saturday afternoon. The announcement was...

Rs 1.5 lakh more tax deduction to make houses affordable

Rs 1.5 lakh more tax deduction to make houses affordable

Saturday, 06 July 2019 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

75% raise from earlier Rs 2 lakh In a big relief to homebuyers and boost the affordable housing segment, the Narendra Modi Government on Friday announced an additional tax deduction of Rs 1.50 lakh on interest paid on home loans taken up to March 31, 2020. This will raise the tax...

State Editions

Youth's body found hanging from tree

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Gang busted, 2 criminals arrested

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Inbrief

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

EndGame Dhoni?

21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally | Agenda

Decoding mystical maya

21 July 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj | Agenda

Negativity can be curbed

21 July 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Guru helps one become self-empowered

21 July 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m not good at making retarded films’

21 July 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Story on a string

21 July 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer