Marginal improvement, but air quality in Delhi remains 'poor'

Marginal improvement, but air quality in Delhi remains 'poor'

Monday, 18 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The air quality in Delhi improved marginally on Monday but remained in the "poor" category for the second consecutive day. At 9 am on Monday, the air quality index (AQI) in the national capital stood at 207 against an AQI of 254 at the same time on Sunday. However, there was a...

Justice Ranjan Gogoi retires as CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi retires as CJI

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the first person from northeast to reach the top of judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land dispute, retired as the chief justice of India on Sunday. Justice Gogoi's tenure as judge and as CJI was marked...

All-party meet: PM says open to discussing all issues; Oppn raises Farooq Abdullah's detention

All-party meet: PM says open to discussing all issues; Oppn raises Farooq Abdullah's detention

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Ahead of Parliament's winter session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured at the all-party meeting that the government is ready to discuss all issues, while the opposition strongly raised Lok Sabha MP Farooq Abdullah's detention and demanded that he be allowed to attend the House. At the government-convened meeting, the...

India has potential for very rapid economic growth, says Bill Gates

India has potential for very rapid economic growth, says Bill Gates

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

India has the potential for "very rapid" economic growth over the next decade which will lift people out of poverty and allow the government to invest in health and education priorities in an "exciting way", billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said. In an exclusive interview to PTI, Gates,...

Delhi CM sees 'very strong correlation' between stubble burning & spike in air pollution

Delhi CM sees 'very strong correlation' between stubble burning & spike in air pollution

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asserted that there is a "very strong correlation" between stubble burning and pollution in north India as he attributed the improvement in air quality to dip in cases of setting crop residue afire. Kejriwal and the ruling AAP have been at the forefront of...

PM congratulates Gotabaya Rajapaksa for winning Sri Lankan polls

PM congratulates Gotabaya Rajapaksa for winning Sri Lankan polls

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Gotabaya Rajapaksa for winning the Sri Lankan presidential polls and said he looks forward to further deepen relations between the two nations. Rajapaksa stormed to victory in Sri Lanka's presidential elections, the results of which came on Sunday. "Congratulations @GotabayaR on your victory in the...

Court issues notice to ED on Ratul Puri's bail plea

Court issues notice to ED on Ratul Puri's bail plea

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

A Delhi court has sought response from the Enforcement Directorate on the bail plea of Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in a money laundering case related to the VVIP chopper scam. Special Judge Arvind Kumar issued notice to the ED and directed it to file a...

Winter session of Parliament from Monday; govt set to push Citizenship bill

Winter session of Parliament from Monday; govt set to push Citizenship bill

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The situation in Jammu and Kashmir, economic slowdown, unemployment and the government's plan to bring the Citizenship bill are some of the issues which are likely to emerge as flashpoints between the opposition and treasury benches in the Winter session of Parliament beginning Monday. Besides the passage of the Citizenship (amendment) bill, the...

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