Day: December 4, 2018

Tripura taking measures to facilitate tea export to B'desh

Tripura plans to grow tea on land between fencing and Bangladesh

December 4, 2018 10:49 pm

Agartala: The Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC) on Tuesday said it is contemplating to use the land between the fencing and the actual Indo-Bangladesh border for tea plantation to boost the industry. This is being planned as a part of the initiatives to revive the state’s tea sector and also to use land between the fencing and the border, TTDC Chairman Santosh Saha said here. […]

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No stickers on fruits, vegetables, Food Safety dept tells traders

No stickers on fruits, vegetables, Food Safety dept tells traders

December 4, 2018 10:43 pm

Chandigarh : The Punjab Food Safety department has asked traders not to paste stickers on fruit and vegetable sellers, noting that these can pose health hazards to consumers. The Food Safety Teams have been directed to check the sale of such fruits and vegetables as well as make traders aware of the provisions the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 as per which no food […]

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Three-legged UK police dog finds new home

Qatar World Cup games could start at 1000 GMT

December 4, 2018 10:35 pm

Doha: World Cup matches in Qatar could kick-off as early as 1000 GMT if it holds four games a day during the 2022 tournament group stage, organisers confirmed Tuesday. The other three games would start at 1300, 1600 and 1900 GMT, Nasser al-Khater, assistant secretary general for the World Cup organising body the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, told local broadcaster, Qatar Television. “There’s […]

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Adani announces Rs 55,000 cr investment in Gujarat in next 5 years

MERC slaps notice to Adani Electricity on spike in power bills

December 4, 2018 10:29 pm

Mumbai: Taking cognisance of the media reports about the consumers complaints on sudden tariff hikes in the city, state electricity regulator MERC has slapped a notice to Adani Electricity seeking explanation from the firm. In its notice, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) said that it has been observed that there have been media reports about consumer agitating against the unduly excessive electricity […]

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Four women arrested for indulging in obscene acts in public in Rohini

Four women arrested for indulging in obscene acts in public in Rohini

December 4, 2018 10:23 pm

New Delhi : Four women were arrested from Rohini’s Sector-20 area for allegedly indulging in obscene acts in public, police said. Police received a call at around 7 pm on Monday. After reaching the spot, the locals alleged that some people are running a prostitution racket and creating nuisance in their area, a senior police officer said. […]

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Three-legged UK police dog finds new home

Militants from Pakistan might come through Kartarpur Corridor: Sampla

December 4, 2018 10:13 pm

Chandigarh : Union minister Vijay Sampla expressed apprehension on Tuesday that Pakistan might use the Kartarpur Corridor to push terrorists into India. Sampla also hit out at Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for praising Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor and said the neighbouring nation was using him as a “weapon” to attack India. The minister for Social Justice and Empowerment expressed doubt over Pakistan’s commitment towards building […]

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Hold your breath, here come Priyanka, Nick's wedding pictures

Hold your breath, here come Priyanka, Nick’s wedding pictures

December 4, 2018 9:40 pm

New Delhi: The first official pictures of the Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ dreamy wedding ceremonies are finally out! And beautifully capture the different cultures and religions coming together for the union of the star couple. People Magazine got their hands on the first exclusive pictures of the regal wedding and we can’t take our eyes off the newly married bride and […]

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Swaraj meets Turkmenistan counterpart;discusses enhancing bilateral co-op

One of 14 stranded Indians in Saudi Arabia returns: Officials

December 4, 2018 9:11 pm

Shimla : One of 14 Indians stranded in Saudi Arabia has returned safely whereas the rest 13, including 12 residents of Himachal Pradesh, are safe, a government official said Tuesday. The state government said it was informed by the Centre that the Indian Embassy in Riyadh was making all efforts to get them released at the earliest. The 14 people are stranded in Saudi […]

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4 more arrested in Gujarat constable exam paper leak case

4 more arrested in Gujarat constable exam paper leak case

December 4, 2018 9:05 pm

Ahmedabad: Gujarat police Tuesday arrested four persons in connection with the leak of a constable recruitment exam paper, a senior police official said. A written exam for the recruitment of Gujarat police constables was Sunday cancelled hours before it was scheduled to commence after authorities learnt that the paper had got leaked. As many as 8.75 lakh candidates were to appear for […]

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Kerala CM has failed to control violence: Congress

Congress continues its attack on CM over DGP’s appointment

December 4, 2018 8:58 pm

Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress in Kerala continued its attack on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the appointment of Loknath Behara as state police chief, demanding Tuesday that he explain the pressing hurry to appoint him to the post, disregarding the seniority of four IPS officers. The Chief Minister should make it clear why a man removed from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) was appointed to the post, Kerala PCC President Mullapally Ramachandran told reporters here. […]

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