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FinMin asks PSBs to seek ideas from branches to streamline banking sector

The campaign comes at a time when the economy is facing headwind and it has slowed to a 5-year low of 6.8 per cent.

17 Aug 2019 11:15 AM

KCR govt in Telangana reeling under debt of over Rs 2 lakh crores; claims BJP

Telangana BJP president Dr K. Laxman said, 'Telangana is in debt now with a huge amount of Rs 2.2 lakh crores.

17 Aug 2019 10:55 AM

Eoin Morgan considering stepping down as England skipper due to back injury

Morgan also highlighted that he wanted to lead the side in T20 World Cup, but didn’t want to let anyone down.

17 Aug 2019 10:51 AM

Govt relaxes norms for shares with differential voting rights; to boost start-ups

According to the ministry, the initiatives have been taken in response to requests from innovative technology companies and startups.

17 Aug 2019 10:48 AM

John Abraham, Emraan Hashmi starrer 'Mumbai Saga' to release on this date

Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh announced the news on his social media.

17 Aug 2019 10:35 AM


Airtel shareholders approve waiver in recovery of excess pay to Mittal

Total remuneration paid to Mittal was about Rs 31 crore, while Vittal was paid Rs 20.9 crore.

17 Aug 2019 10:35 AM

Fans unhappy with Ravi Shastri's reappointment as Team India's head coach; see tweets

Shastri’s contract expired after India’s World Cup campaign but the BCCI handed him and his support staff 45-member extension.

17 Aug 2019 10:16 AM

PM Modi leaves for two-day visit to Bhutan, aims to strengthen bilateral ties

This is Modi's second visit to Bhutan and his first since his re-election as Prime Minister.

17 Aug 2019 10:15 AM

Hyderabad couple uses recycled plastic waste for constructing houses

The first house Lingam built in Hyderabad's Uppal was of about 800 square feet. It was constructed using 7 tonnes of plastic.

17 Aug 2019 10:09 AM

WTO to set up dispute settlement panel to review India's sugar subsidy

India has stated that the measures were consistent with its WTO obligations.

17 Aug 2019 10:03 AM


'Let me start with you': India's UN envoy shake hands with Pak scribes; see video

'Let me tell you, we've already extended our hand of friendship by saying we are committed to the Simla Agreement,' he said.

17 Aug 2019 9:44 AM

Andhra girl thrashed by village head for eloping on parents’ ‘request’

According to the police, the girl’s parents had approached Lingappa to resolve the issue, when the girl was adamant on marrying her cousin.

17 Aug 2019 9:32 AM

28-yr-old engineer dies after sharp kite string slits his throat in Delhi

A case has been registered under sections of the Indian Penal Code, the police said.

17 Aug 2019 9:14 AM

Restrictions lifted, landline services partially back in Valley

2G mobile internet services have been restored in Jammu, Reasi, Samba, Kathua and Udhampur districts of the region.

17 Aug 2019 8:57 AM

TDP workers stage protest against closure of Anna canteens

The state government had, recently, 'temporarily' closed the Anna canteens alleging corruption in the scheme.

17 Aug 2019 8:54 AM


Andhra man beheads wife, search underway to locate severed head

The whole incident was caught on CCTV camera, where the accused could be seen running with a sickle in one hand and severed head in other.

17 Aug 2019 8:50 AM

'When will this madness end?' Rahul asks after J&K Cong leaders' arrest

Congress in a tweet posted the video of the arrest where the Congress leaders were detained while addressing a press conference.

17 Aug 2019 8:25 AM

Shah, others rush to AIIMS as Jaitley's condition becomes critical again

The President visited the hospital around noon, while Shah and Adityanath visited AIIMS around 11.15 pm.

17 Aug 2019 7:49 AM

Jaishankar, US deputy secretary of state hold talks

New Delhi had already briefed several countries earlier including the United States on developments in J&K.

17 Aug 2019 7:39 AM

Trinamul minister, ex-top cop grilled in ponzi cases

Chatterjee who was associated with the newspaper was, however, allowed to go after his statement was recorded.

17 Aug 2019 7:35 AM