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Existence of NDR fund does not prohibit PM-CARES: Centre to SC

New Delhi, July 9 | The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that there are several funds which were either established earlier or...

Cong, BJP spat on foundations’ funding

New Delhi, July 9 | After the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday set up an inter-ministerial committee to probe various alleged violations of...

‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat not self-containment’: PM assures global investors (Lead)

New Delhi, July 9 | Inviting global companies and investors to India amid his government's push for import substitution and a self-reliant India, Prime...

Now MP Minister faces heat over Dubey’s surrender, Oppn says arrest...

Lucknow/Bhopal, July 9 | The war of words between the Congress and the BJP over dramatic surrender of Uttar Pradesh's most wanted gangster Vikas...

Cleric seeks govt nod for slaughter on Bakrid

Lucknow, July 9 | Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali, a senior Sunni cleric and Imam of the Aishbagh Eidgah, has requested UP Chief Minister...

Officer told George Floyd to stop yelling: Court documents

Washington, July 9 | The US police officer accused of the murder of unarmed African-American man, George Floyd told him to "stop yelling" as...

Melania Trump sculpture in Slovenia set ablaze

Ljubljana, July 9 | A quirky wooden sculpture of US First Lady Melania Trump near her hometown in Slovenia was reported to have been...

India to play leading role in global economic revival: PM

New Delhi, July 9 | As the world goes through a recession amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that...

Priyanka Gandhi demands CBI probe in Vikas Dubey case

New Delhi, July 9 | After the arrest of Vikas Dubey in Ujjain, the Congress has upped its ante on the Yogi Government, party...

Sterling Biotech: ED questions Ahmed Patel for 4th time

New Delhi, July 9 | The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday began fresh session of questioning Congress leader Ahmed Patel, a close aide of...

Satellite images show previously undeclared N.Korean facility

Washington/Seoul, July 9 | New satellite imagery has revealed a previously undeclared North Korean facility that experts suspect could be used to build nuclear...

Yogi govt approves new start-up policy

Lucknow, July 9 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has approved the UP-Start-up Policy 2020 to promote fledgling units in various areas...

Biden-Sanders task force launches platform recommendations

Washington, July 9 | A task force set up by presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden and former contender Bernie Sanders has released platform recommendations...

Houston cancels Texas Republican Convention

Houston, July 9 | The US city of Houston has cancelled plans to host the Texas Republican Convention next week due to a surge...

US SC to decide who can see Trump’s tax returns

Washington, July 9 | The US Supreme Court is set to unveil its decision on Thursday about whether Congress gets to see President Donald...

Brazil with same population as UP recorded more deaths: Modi

New Delhi, July 9 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday compared Uttar Pradesh with Brazil and asserted that even though the Indian state...

‘Afghan people will have final say on peace process’

Kabul, July 9 | The Afghan government has the responsibility to merge the Taliban into the structure of the political system, but it is...

UK economy likely to take longer to recover

London, July 9 | As the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted a 10.2 per cent contraction of the UK economy in 2020, economic watchers...

Opposition questions role of police in Vikas Dubey case (Ld)

Lucknow, July 9 | In an expected development, the opposition has started questioning the role of the Uttar Pradesh Police in the Vikas Dubey...

Surrender or arrest, asks Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, July 9 | Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has asked the Yogi Adityanath government to clarify whether Vikas Dubey had surrendered or he...

UK resumes arms sales to Riyadh amid Saudi-Yemen conflict

By Hitesh TikooLondon, July 9 | The UK government has decided to resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia despite concerns that the arms could...

Aus PM warns number of returning travellers could be limited

Canberra, July 9 | Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned that the number of returning travellers allowed to enter the country could be...

London’s National Gallery reopens after over 100-day closure

London, July 9 | The National Gallery in London has reopened its doors to visitors after being closed for more than 100 days due...

Russia vows retaliation if Open Skies treaty rights limited

Moscow, July 9 | Russia has vowed to take retaliatory measures if there were attempts to limit its rights under the Treaty on Open...

Arrests at press conference; Goa Opposition cries foul

Panaji, July 9 | The Opposition in Goa has accused the BJP-led coalition government in the state of "stifling democracy", a day after three...

UK announces new measures to support jobs, spur recovery

London, July 9 | The UK government has announced a package of fresh measures to support jobs and boost economy as part of a...

Canadian spending hits level not seen since WW2

Ottawa, July 9 | Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau has tabled a fiscal snapshot that shows the government's deficit is expected to hit C$343...

Agreement on ambitious recovery package top priority for EU

Brussels, July 9 | Reaching a swift agreement on an ambitious recovery package is the European Union's highest priority for the coming weeks, the...

Trudeau concerned over US tariffs on aluminium, steel

Ottawa, July 9 | Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that he was concerned about reports that the US was considering reimposing tariffs on...

Trump’s withdrawal from WHO act of true senselessness: Pelosi

Washington, July 9 | US President Donald Trump's official withdrawal of the country from the World Health Organization (WHO) is "an act of true...

Harvard, MIT file case to stop student visas restriction

By Arul LouisNew York, July 9 | Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have filed a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump...

UN chief highlights need for decent jobs to fuel Covid-19 recovery

United Nations, July 9 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has highlighted the need for decent jobs to fuel the Covid-19 recovery. In a video...

‘Opposition making propaganda out of India-China ties’

Jaipur, July 8 | Addressing a webinar on 'India and China relations in present scenario', Union Minister of State V.K. Singh said that the...

Andhra celebrates YSR’s birth anniversary as ‘Farmer’s Day’

Amaravati, July 8 | The 71st birth anniversary of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy was celebrated as farmers' day on...

Opposition too scattered to take on BJP: Pavan Verma

New Delhi, July 8 | Stressing that at the moment he sees no credible force that can take on the BJP or pose a...

Sisodia flags reservations over CBSE’s syllabus rationalisation move

New Delhi, July 8 | Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday expressed reservations over the content of the syllabus reduced by the Central...

After syllabus row erupts, CBSE comes up with clarification

New Delhi, July 8 | After the controversy broke out over the CBSE's decision to drop topics like citizenship, federalism, secularism etc while reducing...

Gujarat plans panel to examine ST status of OBCs in Gir

Gandhinagar, July 8 | The Gujarat government, here on Wednesday, said a five-member panel would be set up to authenticate the Scheduled Tribes (ST)...

Residents at International Border to get job reservation: Minister

New Delhi, July 8 | Minister of State in PMO and for Personnel Jitendra Singh has said that residents at the International Border will...

No stoppage of trains in Odisha district due to Covid-19

Bhubaneswar, July 8 | With the increase of COVID-19 positive cases in Ganjam district, the Odisha administration has sealed its borders and requested the...

BJP top leadership backs ‘tough administrator’ Yogi

New Delhi, July 8 | The Congress may be upset with the UP government after the Kanpur shootout in which 8 police personnel were...

Time limit for availing LPG cylinders by Ujjwala beneficiaries extended

New Delhi, July 8 | In order to allow Ujjwala beneficiaries get their full quota of three cooking gas cylinders free of charge, the...

SC notice on DMK leader plea on disqualification petition of 11...

New Delhi, July 8 | The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice on a plea by DMK leader R. Sakkrapani seeking a direction to the...

MHA suspends J&K cadre IPS Basant Rath for misconduct

New Delhi, July 8 | Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday suspended senior Jammu and Kashmir cadre IPS officer Basant Rath for...

Cabinet okays affordable rental housing projects for urban poor

New Delhi, July 8 | The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the development of affordable rental housing complexes (AHRC) for the urban poor or...

Flipkart, Amazon among ecommerce players asked to indicate country of origin...

New Delhi, July 8 | Consensus is building within the government that e-commerce players like Flipkart, Amazon will have to indicate the country of...

Cabinet okays Rs 12,450 cr recap of 3 PSU general insurance...

New Delhi, July 8 | The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved capital infusion of Rs 12,450 crore for three state run insurance companies -...

India looks to strengthen peace as UNSC member: Prez

New Delhi, July 8 | President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said that India looked forward to working with the international community to strengthen...

Cong raises issue of students in US affected by change in...

New Delhi, July 8 | After the US Department of Immigration and Custom Enforcement said that students whose classes are going completely online will...

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Equirus PMS launches Equirus MultiCap Fund

Mumbai, July 9, 2020: Equirus PMS today announced the launch of ‘Equirus MultiCap Fund’, that aims to generate long term returns by investing in equities...