January 19, 2020 8:29 pm
"I have been quoted out of context. If this misquotation has hurt the feelings of the people of Kashmir, I apologise," JNU Chancellor VK Saraswat said.
January 19, 2020 4:10 pm
NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat Saturday said that the Union Territory's economy was not significantly affected by the internet suspension and the data service was only used to watch "dirty films".
January 19, 2020 4:11 pm
On the ongoing protests at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Saraswat, who is also the JNU Chancellor, said: “JNU has become a political battleground. It is not an issue of increase of fees from Rs 10 to Rs 300. Everyone was trying to settle scores. I will not name the political parties.”
January 19, 2020 2:01 am
The NITI Aayog member added the Centre’s decision has come at a time when India is struggling to deal with cyber security issues related to electronic goods being imported from foreign countries, including China.
January 10, 2020 12:03 am
The PM said at the NITI Aayog meeting that the idea of $5 trillion economy is not a sudden development and it is based on a deep understanding of the strengths of the country, as per a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office.
January 02, 2020 5:14 am
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the media that safe, clean and affordable lodging facilities for women travellers would be made ready in all major towns in the state. The project would be undertaken by local self-governing bodies, he said.
January 01, 2020 12:50 am
NITI Aayog’s SDG report sheds light on uneven progress in states, suggests roadmap for intervention.
December 31, 2019 7:03 am
With regard to poverty reduction, states which have done well include Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Sikkim. On zero hunger parameters, Goa, Mizoram, Kerala, Nagaland and Manipur were the front runners, according to the report.
December 31, 2019 4:28 am
Bihar, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Uttar Pradesh and Assam were among the worst performers in terms of their progress towards achieving these SDGs, shows the report.
December 25, 2019 4:53 pm
Currently, there are four GST rate slabs -- 5 per cent, 12, per cent, 18 per cent and 28 per cent. Several items fall in exempt category or nil duty. Besides, cess is also levied on five goods.
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New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday presided over a two-day Conference of Governors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the national capital. It is the fourth conference presided over by President Mukherjee and 47th such conference held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. As many as 23 Governors and two Lieutenant Governors are participating in the conference. Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several Cabinet Ministers, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval participated in the conference. The conference will deliberate on terrorism and insurgency activities, creating jobs for youths with special focus on skill development for school dropouts.
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Celebrity social media photos: Kareena Kapoor, Divyanka Tripathi, Katrina Kaif and others