WB is on the ‘ease of doing business matrix today’: Mukesh Ambani

Kolkata, Jan 08 (ANI): While addressing at the Bengal Global Business Summit in Kolkata, the chairman of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani on Friday said that West Bengal is one of the top Indian states on the 'ease of doing business matrix today'. He also said that it's a platform to bring together everyone who has a stake in the development of the state.

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Downgrading Indo-Pak ties: What this means?

A day after Parliament ratified the government’s decision to end the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcate the state into two Union Territories, Pakistan Wednesday announced it was downgrading diplomatic relations with India.

Sushma Swaraj | From Skilful Orator To People’s Foreign Minister

Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who passed away late Tuesday night. Swaraj suffered a cardiac arrest last night and had to be admitted to AIIMS Delhi, where she was declared dead.

Kashmir loses special status | What are the legal hurdle

The government sought to dilute the special status to Jammu and Kashmir guaranteed under Article 370 of the Constitution without scrapping the provision.

Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah on Article 370, 35A

Former chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah speak on Jammu and Kashmir special status

Congress, CPM condemns scrapping of Article 370

Ghulab Nabi Azad said, Jammu and Kashmir, the head of India has been chopped of by the government chopped. Chidambaram said, "People of India must wake up to the grave danger.

What did Amit Shah say on Article 370 in the Parliament

Home Minister Amit Shah said the present state of Jammu and Kashmir will be divided into two Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir.

Explained: How Article 370 was scrapped

Article 370 of the Indian Constitution permits the state of Jammu and Kashmir to draft its own Constitution.

Article 370 scrapped | What does it mean

The government on Monday revoked Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and proposed that the state be bifurcated into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

What is Institute of Eminence? Which institutes made the list?

The IoE project for internationalisation of Indian campuses and creating world-class universities was announced by the HRD Ministry in 2017. Institutes selected for IoE include IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, Delhi University among others.

Chandrayaan 2 sends images of Earth

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) released the first set of images of earth captured by Chandrayaan-2 from outer space.

Call him Sachin TendulCAR

Sachin Tendulkar shared a video narrating his "thrilling experience" with the driverless parking. Sachin is a big petrolhead.

VG Siddhartha: From a coffee planters son to a coffee czar

The sudden demise of coffee czar Ganagaiah Veerappa Siddhartha Hegde, founder-chairman of Amalgamated Bean Coffee (ABC) has left a deep void among the coffee-growing communities of Chikkamagaluru.

Rajya Sabha passes UAPA Amendment Bill

The UAPA Bill is an anti-terror legislation that seeks to designate an individual as a “terrorist”. The Rajya Sabha passed it with 147 votes in favour and 42 against it.

What changes will the new medical bill bring?

Once the NMC Bill is enacted, the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, will stand repealed. The Bill provides for just one medical entrance test across the country.

Heavy rainfall lashes Vadodara

A Staggering 499 mm of rainfall in 24 hours till 8 am Thursday and a swollen Vishwamitri river left nearly 90 percent of Vadodara inundated. The city was marooned as flight operations were suspended.

Additional forces in Kashmir and panic over Article 35 A

The Centre has approved sending in additional 100 companies of additional police forces to Jammu and Kashmir with a view to “strengthen CI grid as well as for maintaining law and order.

Triple Talaq passed in Rajya Sabha

Nearly two years after the Supreme Court set aside the centuries-old practice of instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat, The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 got the stamp of Parliament.

Unnao rape case: Is the accident a big conspiracy to silence the victim?

A day after the Unnao rape victim and her lawyer were critically injured and two of her aunts killed in a road accident, the Rae Bareli police Monday lodged an FIR against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brother Manoj.

How India’s Big Cats Earned Their Stripes Back

On the occasion of International Tiger Day on July 29, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released All India Tiger Estimation 2018. The quadrennial survey said the tiger population in India has increased from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018. A rise of 33 %.

No, Chandrayaan-2 didn’t send Earth’s images

A reverse image search on Google showed that most of the pictures in question were either illustrations or stock images lifted from websites including NASA. Another set of images doing rounds were, in fact, taken by astronauts from the ISS.