Kerala has declared a holiday for all educational institutes on Monday due to heavy rains in the state. At least one person has been killed due to the rains and the gates of five dams in various parts of the state have been opened, officials said.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday suggested out-of-turn promotions for the railway staff who take timely action to avert accidents, asserting that such schemes will boost the morale of the staff.
As many as 413 judge positions are presently vacant across the 24 High Courts amid a standoff between the judiciary and government over the appointment process, according to reports.
From giving a significant boost to India’s flagship national programmes to a convergence of views on terrorism and a pledge to deepen defence ties, India-Japan ties have been set on high growth trajectory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at the 12th India Japan Annual Summit held last week.
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said he has requested the ministry of finance to bring petroleum products under the ambit of GST in the interest of consumers
CISF, which handles airport security in India, is planning to dump the boarding pass collection system and begin express check-ins aided by biometrics
Hoping that the UN would soon designate Masood Azhar as a terrorist, a top Indian diplomat has said that New Delhi will not sit idle till the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist is brought to justice.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that talks with Pakistan will be meaningless until it stops exporting terrorists to India. Alleging that Pakistan was continuing its attempts to destabilise India by sending terrorists and violating ceasefires, Singh claimed that India had emerged as a powerful country and no power can threaten its sovereignty.
The deputy director of the ISRO’s satellite center S.V.Sharma said there is a need of 75 new satellites in next four years as the requirement for the space-based research and application increases in the country.
India is the eight nation. The forex reserves surged by $2.604 billion to reach an all-time high of $400.726 billion. This data is as of September 2017