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Centre may ban cheque books to push digital transaction

Centre may ban cheque books to push digital transaction

In a bid to boost digital transactions and create a cashless India, the Central government is likely to ban all cheque books. A senior functionary of industry body CAIT had…

PM to host Ivanka Trump at ‘world’s largest dining hall’ in Hyderabad

PM to host Ivanka Trump at ‘world’s largest dining hall’ in Hyderabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Ivanka Trump at Hyderabad’s Taj Falaknuma, which claims to have the ‘world’s largest dining hall’. The U.S-based businesswoman and daughter of U.S President Donald…

Dalai Lama asks dark-skinned people to shun inferiority complex

Dalai Lama asks dark-skinned people to shun inferiority complex

Dark-skinned people and oppressed sections of society should shun inferiority complex and gain self-confidence to face challenges, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said. The 82-year-old Buddhist monk was addressing…

A long-time dream realised, says Vijay Shankar

A long-time dream realised, says Vijay Shankar

A dream realised it might have been, but rookie Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar said getting picked for the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka has come as a surprise to…

Violators refusing fine to pay additional cost: NGT

Violators refusing fine to pay additional cost: NGT

Any person refusing to pay environment compensation for causing air pollution would be slapped with an additional fine and served notice to appear before the National Green Tribunal, the green…

Ministerial panel to consider legislation to end ‘triple talaq’

Ministerial panel to consider legislation to end ‘triple talaq’

The government has set up a ministerial committee to consider a legislation to put an end to instantaneous ‘triple talaq’, the Muslim way of divorce which is said to be…

Corrupt bureaucrats may face compulsory retirement: Yogi Adityanath

Corrupt bureaucrats may face compulsory retirement: Yogi Adityanath

Warning officials against laxity in implementation of welfare schemes, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that properties of those cheating the poor would be seized and they will face…

Water Aid report on sanitation ‘factually incorrect’: Govt

Water Aid report on sanitation ‘factually incorrect’: Govt

The government countered a Water Aid report on India’s sanitation, saying the global non-profit organisation’s finding “extrapolated” data from the period between 2000 and 2015 and missed out the ‘Swachh…

‘Padmavati’ not to be screened till suggestions incorporated: CM

‘Padmavati’ not to be screened till suggestions incorporated: CM

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said that ‘Padmavati’ will not be released in the state unless necessary changes as suggested to the Centre are made in the film. In…

Gujarat polls is battle of casteism, dynasty against development: Amit Shah

Gujarat polls is battle of casteism, dynasty against development: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah said the Gujarat election was not just a fight between two parties but a battle between Congress’s casteism and dynastic rule and Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s…