Thursday, Feb 02, 2023 | Last Update : 06:44 AM IST

  India   All India  28 Dec 2016

India, All india, 28 Dec 2016

Govt appoints former top IAS officer Anil Baijal as new Delhi Lt Governor

A 1969 batch IAS officer, Baijal had served as Union Home Secretary under the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.

28 Dec 2016 8:21 PM

Viral Acharya, 'poor man's Rajan', new RBI Deputy Governor

The 42-year-old Acharya's appointment for a three-year tenure was cleared by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

28 Dec 2016 8:15 PM

Varanasi: 2 men held with over 1,900 tortoises worth Rs 60 lakh

They were taking the consignment of the tortoises in 43 sacks from Sultanpur in a pickup van, they said.

28 Dec 2016 7:49 PM

Pakistan apprehends 36 Indian fishermen, 6 boats off Gujarat coast

It was feared that PMSA might have captured some more fishermen and seized their boats during the operation, he added.

28 Dec 2016 7:20 PM

Dial '14444' for all queries on digital payments soon

CMs body chief and Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu said plans are afoot to import one million PoS machines.

28 Dec 2016 6:57 PM


Dalai Lama praises Nitish for liquor prohibition

'Today even scientists are learning from India's ancient knowledge and philosophy,' he said.

28 Dec 2016 6:44 PM

TMC-Cong bonhomie leaves CPI-M, Bengal Congress clueless

The CPI(M) leaders, however, tried to put up a brave face by saying, 'you should not read too much into it'.

28 Dec 2016 6:32 PM

India needs about 200-250 Rafales to maintain edge: IAF chief Arup Raha

Underlining that the teeth of any air force is the combat fleet, Raha said that the country needs another production line besides the Tejas.

28 Dec 2016 6:15 PM

Will eradicate drugs menace in Punjab in 4 weeks of coming to power: Amarinder

He promised a special law to crack down on the drug mafia and asserted that all those found guilty would be jailed.

28 Dec 2016 5:53 PM

Rail fracture could've caused Kanpur train accident that killed 2: railways

The railways had witnessed a major train accident involving Indore-Patna Express which claimed 150 lives just 38 days ago.

28 Dec 2016 5:32 PM


Former home secy Baijal to be new Delhi Lt Governor

Appointment papers of 70-year-old Baijal have been sent to President Pranab Mukherjee for his approval.

28 Dec 2016 5:22 PM

We've verified records, Rs 1300 cr not deposited in Arunachal branches: SBI

'We've verified all our relevant records minutely and found that no such deposits were made in any SBI branch,' SBI Regional Manager said.

28 Dec 2016 3:22 PM

Ensure benami properties law doesn’t hit common man: Sena to Modi

Shiv Sena said the steps taken against the rich and black money holders had an adverse effect on the common people.

28 Dec 2016 2:15 PM

Holders of more than 10 scrapped notes to be penalised

The ordinance is to extinguish liability of government and Reserve Bank of India on the demonetised high-denomination notes.

28 Dec 2016 12:59 PM

What kept MHA busy in 2016: Terror by Pak groups, dealing with 'erring' NGOs

The terror case saw an unusual move from India and Pakistan as Islamabad sent its probe team to Pathankot.

28 Dec 2016 11:58 AM


Nuke capabilities not targeted against any nation: India on Agni 5 test launch

We abide by all applicable international obligations and expects others do the same, says India.

28 Dec 2016 11:40 AM

Gujarat: Dalit couple beaten for resisting cattle grazing at farm

The wife was six-months pregnant. Police stated that the condition of the couple was stable.

28 Dec 2016 11:16 AM

Harmony, unity, tolerance is in the DNA of India says Naqvi

The Minister of State for minority affairs said that India is the best example for the world when it comes to maintaining social harmony.

28 Dec 2016 10:54 AM

India second largest arms purchaser after Saudi: report

Between 2008 and 2015, India purchased defence equipments worth USD 34 billion.

28 Dec 2016 10:50 AM

2 killed, 43 injured as train derails near Kanpur in UP

Due to the mishap, the Kanpur-Howrah route has been temporarily closed.

28 Dec 2016 8:03 AM