Pandemic to fan surge in humanitarian needs in 2021: UN

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian office says needs for assistance have ballooned to unprecedented levels this year because of COVID-19, projecting that a staggering 235 million More...

CBIC asks for physical verification of biz granted deemed GST registration between Aug 21-Nov 16

New Delhi, Nov 29 (PTI) The CBIC has asked field offices to carry out physical verification of premises of businesses which have been granted deemed GST registration between More...

Supreme Court adjourns to Dec 2 hearing on plea seeking loan moratorium extension

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned to December 2 hearing on pleas seeking extension of the loan moratorium period and waiver of interest More...

Asset base, subscribers under NPS rising: PFRDA

Kolkata, Nov 26 (PTI) The Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority (PFRDA) on Thursday said that the asset base and the number of subscribers under the National Pension System More...

UP govt imposes ESMA on strikes in state depts for another six month

Lucknow, Nov 25 (PTI) The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday extended the Essential Services Maintenance Act in the state, banning strikes in all departments and corporations More...

Kochi court directs action against customs officials who leaked Swapna Suresh’s statement

Kochi (Kerala) [India], December 1 (ANI): A special court in Kochi on Tuesday directed the Customs Commissioner to take necessary More...

ED raids premises linked to Shiv Sena MLA in money-laundering case

Mumbai, Nov 24 (PTI) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided premises linked to Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik in More...

Commuters stage ‘rail roko’ over change in local train timings

Mumbai, Dec 2 (PTI) Train movement on the Western Railway’s suburban network here was disrupted for...

India coronavirus cases stay below 50K for 25th straight day

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s daily coronavirus cases continued to stay below the 50,000 mark for the...

India’s coronavirus cases continue to decline with 36,600

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has maintained a declining trend in coronavirus infections with 36,604 new...

Amitabh Jain appointed new Chhattisgarh chief secretary

Amitabh Jain was today appointed as new Chhattisgarh chief secretary.Raipur, Nov 30 (PTI) The Chhattisgarh government More...

Ashok Kumar takes charge as new DGP of Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Nov 30 (PTI) Ashok Kumar, a 1989 batch IPS officer, on Monday took charge as the new Director General of..

Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, reflecting his stated..

Newly sworn in Bihar education minister, facing corruption allegations, resigns

Patna (Bihar) [India], November 19 (ANI): JD(U) MLA and newly appointed Education Minister of Bihar Mewalal More...

Trump acknowledges Biden ‘won’ the U.S. election, but says it was ‘rigged’

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge publicly for the first time on Sunday that Democrat Joe Biden won the..

Govt employees with fake caste certificate to be dismissed

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], November 13 (ANI): In Chhattisgarh, government servants holding fake caste certificates will be terminated from service. Chief Minister..

Supreme Court allows UP govt to fill up 69,000 posts for teachers as per results declared in May

New Delhi, Nov 18 ( PTI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Uttar Pradesh government to fill up vacancies of..

Guj: Five senior IAS officers promoted as additional CS

Ahmedabad: Five senior IAS officers were on Monday promoted from the rank of principal secretary to additional chief secretary by the..

Mathura deputy commissioner suspended for indiscipline

Lucknow, Nov 25 (PTI): The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday suspended the Mathura deputy commissioner on charges of gross indiscipline and..