Day: February 3, 2019

China's economy made steady progress, policies in place to deal with risks: Xi

China’s economy made steady progress, policies in place to deal with risks: Xi

February 3, 2019 10:52 pm

Beijing: Playing down concerns over economic slowdown in China amid the intense trade war with the US, President Xi Jinping on Sunday said the world’s second largest economy has made “steady” progress as his government took new steps for reforms and opening-up of economy to avert major risks. Greeting Chinese people on the eve of […]

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My situation with Bryan Singer was not pleasant, says Rami Malek

My situation with Bryan Singer was not pleasant, says Rami Malek

February 3, 2019 10:46 pm

Los Angeles: “Bohemian Rhapsody” star Rami Malek says that he did not have a pleasant working relationship with film’s director Bryan Singer. Fox terminated Singer’s services as the helmer of the Queen biopic under the “pay or play” provision of his contract, sources had indicated at the time, due to his repeated failures to show […]

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UK's May says she is "armed with fresh" Brexit mandate

UK’s May says she is “armed with fresh” Brexit mandate

February 3, 2019 10:42 pm

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she will be “armed with a fresh mandate and new ideas” when she meets European Union negotiators over her Brexit deal. EU officials have insisted that the deal — rejected by British lawmakers — is not open for renegotiation. But May wrote in the Sunday Telegraph […]

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Goa mining dependents, MPs meet PM Modi in Delhi

J&K guv urges Modi to reduce high Srinagar airfares

February 3, 2019 10:36 pm

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday to intervene and get the airlines reduce the high fares they are charging for travel to Srinagar during winters. “On behalf of Kashmiris, I want to bring to your (Modi’s) notice that during winter (due to closure of Jammu-Srinagar national […]

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Case registered on missing idols after over 40 yrs

ABVP urges Centre to resolve faculty quota issue

February 3, 2019 10:29 pm

New Delhi: The RSS-affiliated ABVP has urged the Centre to form a panel to resolve the issue of reservation in faculty positions in universities. The University Grants Commission (UGC) had in March 2018 announced that an individual department should be considered as the base unit to calculate the number of teaching posts to be reserved […]

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Modi-Shah trying to organise coup in Bengal: Mamata

Modi-Shah trying to organise coup in Bengal: Mamata

February 3, 2019 10:22 pm

Kolkata: Launching a scathing attack on the Centre after a CBI team made an unsuccessfully bid to question the Kolkata Police commissioner Sunday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah of trying to organise a coup in the state. She also alleged that National Security Advisor […]

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Case registered on missing idols after over 40 yrs

Himachal Pradesh assembly budget session begins Monday

February 3, 2019 10:09 pm

Shimla: The budget session of the Himachal Pradesh assembly would begin Monday and last till February 18, Speaker Rajeev Bindal said Sunday. The second budget session of the state’s 13th assembly would commence with the governor’s address on February 4, he said, adding that it would be followed by obituary references the same day. He […]

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Kumbh: A walk to remember ahead of 'Mauni Amavasya'

Kumbh: A walk to remember ahead of ‘Mauni Amavasya’

February 3, 2019 10:05 pm

Prayagraj: “Aage bhadte rahiye Sangam Ghat karib hi hai (Keep moving, the Sangam Ghat is close),” a voice constantly blared on Sunday from speakers at Allahabad railway station, where lakhs of devotees have reached a day ahead of ‘Mauni Amavasya’, most auspicious day for taking bath in the holy waters of the Sangam during the […]

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Virbhadra's son is Gen Secy in revamped Himachal Cong

PM’s J&K visit an attempt to regain lost ground: Cong

February 3, 2019 10:00 pm

Srinagar: The Congress Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh divisions just ahead of Lok Sabha polls was BJP’s attempt to regain the lost ground in the state. Alleging that the saffron party had “miserably failed” to fulfil promises made to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Pradesh Congress Committee […]

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Tourism generated USD 234 bn revenue in 2018: Alphons

Tourism generated USD 234 bn revenue in 2018: Alphons

February 3, 2019 9:51 pm

Guwahati: Union Minister K J Alphons Sunday said the country’s tourism sector fetched USD 234 billion revenue last year, registering a growth of over 19 per cent. Delivering the inaugural speech at the 2nd ASEAN-India Youth Summit here, he said the country was ranked third in the tourism sector, according to the 2018 report of […]

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