Day: April 2, 2019

Cong creates "lies", its "vision" based on "division": Modi

Modi blasts Congress over failure to rein in terror, raising

April 2, 2019 11:28 pm

Jamui/Gaya (Bihar): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday tore into the Congress-led UPA, blaming its “appeasement politics” for the failure of law enforcement agencies to rein in terror activities when it was in power and claiming it raised the “bogey of Hindu terror” to “misdirect” investigation. He also blasted the opposition parties for seeking proof of […]

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Will make office of NSA, National Security Council accountable to Parliament: Cong

Will make office of NSA, National Security Council accountable to Parliament: Cong

April 2, 2019 11:18 pm

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday said if voted to power it will make the office of National Security Advisor as well as the National Security Council accountable to Parliament, and define their powers under the law. In its 54-page Lok Sabha polls manifesto titled “Congress Will Deliver”, the party also promised to establish the […]

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NGT directs CPCB to furnish report on 51,837 industries in Delhi

Supply treated sewage water to ‘Appu Ghar’ in Gurgaon: NGT panel

April 2, 2019 11:13 pm

New Delhi: A high-level committee has suggested the NGT that treated sewage water should be supplied to ‘Appu Ghar’ in Gurgaon and use of drinking water for commercial purposes should be discouraged. The committee, which included representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Central Pollution Control Board, Central Ground Water Authority and the Gurgaon […]

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3 Indian citizens apprehended in US for being involved in smuggling attempt

3 Indian citizens apprehended in US for being involved in smuggling attempt

April 2, 2019 11:04 pm

New York: Three Indian citizens have been apprehended by US Border Patrol officials for being involved in a smuggling attempt near Hogansburg in upstate New York. US Border Patrol agents assigned to the Massena Border Patrol Station had apprehended six individuals on March 28 for being involved in the suspected smuggling attempt. The agents observed […]

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n seventh heaven: BJP Cong manifesto aimed at 'balkanisation' of India: BJP 'lucky' about UP poll schedule

Cong manifesto aimed at ‘balkanisation’ of India: BJP

April 2, 2019 10:42 pm

New Delhi : The ruling BJP Tuesday dubbed the election manifesto of the Congress “dangerous and unimplementable”, saying it was aimed at “balkanisation” of India. Addressing a press conference at the BJP headquarters here, Finance Minister and senior party leader Arun Jaitley said the Congress does not deserve “even a single vote” for its promises, […]

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Thai junta chief demands action to cut smog

Thai junta chief demands action to cut smog

April 2, 2019 10:23 pm

Chiang Mai: Thailand’s junta chief gave the smog-hit northern city of Chiang Mai seven days to crack down on spiralling pollution Tuesday, which has seen the tourist hotspot choke on Asia’s most toxic air this week. The city has far eclipsed other notorious pollution hotspots since Sunday, with the level of dangerous microscopic particles known […]

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Indian-American man sentenced to 12 years for health care fraud, aggravated identity theft

Indian-American man sentenced to 12 years for health care fraud, aggravated identity theft

April 2, 2019 10:16 pm

New York: An Indian-American man was sentenced to 12 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly one million dollars in fine for health care fraud and aggravated identity theft. Babubhai Bhurabhai Rathod of Michigan had pleaded guilty to both charges in August 2018, US Attorney Andrew Birge said. US District Judge Janet Neff also […]

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Sterling and Wilson files paper for Rs 4,500-cr IPO

COAI seeks clear roadmap for resolution of issues plaguing telecom sector

April 2, 2019 9:58 pm

New Delhi: Industry body COAI on Tuesday said the new government post elections should set out a clear roadmap to ease the burden of levies on the telecom sector, and issues including cut in licence fee and spectrum charges should be taken up at the earliest, preferably in 6-9 months’ timeframe. COAI rued that revenue […]

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Will make office of NSA, National Security Council accountable to Parliament: Cong

Congress will win Patiala Lok Sabha seat: Preneet

April 2, 2019 7:33 pm

Chandigarh: Former Union minister Preneet Kaur exuded confidence that the Congress would win the Patiala seat in the Lok Sabha elections and alleged that the opposition was harping on negativity as they did not any positive agenda. Preneet, who is the wife of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, is also hopeful of getting a ticket […]

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Indian-origin consultants charged in US with H-1B visa fraud

Indian-origin consultants charged in US with H-1B visa fraud

April 2, 2019 7:12 pm

Washington: Three Indian-origin consultants in the US have been charged with substantive visa fraud for submitting sham applications for the popular H-1B visas to gain a competitive advantage over competing firms. A federal grand jury last month indicted Kishore Dattapuram, of Santa Clara, Kumar Aswapathi, of Austin, Texas, and Santosh Giri, of San Jose, on […]

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