Daily Archives: February 11, 2021

Fortify justice delivery system

Judicial ChallengesBy Dhurjati Mukherjee The second edition of India Justice Report (IJR), 2020, that judges States on the delivery of justice to people, has found...

Bangladeshi Man Sentenced To 29 Years In Jail In Burdwan Blast Case

Kolkata, Feb 10 (PTI): A Bangladeshi citizen, one of the prime accused in Bengal blast case of 2014, was sentenced to consecutive terms of...

SEBI relaxations help companies raise capital amid COVID pandemic: Official

Kolkata, Feb 10 (PTI) The relaxations in regulations made by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to provide more leeway for companies...

60 passenger coaches equipped with solar panel for running lights, fans: Railway Minister

New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI) As many as 60 passenger coaches have been equipped with solar panel for meeting their light and fan power...

Poll Body Didn’t Share Electoral Roll Data With Counter-Terror Database NATGRID: Centre

New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI): The Election Commission has not shared any electoral roll data with the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID), the Lok Sabha...

PM Modi Calls Congress “Divided”, “Confused” As MPs Walk Out Of Lok Sabha

New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI): In a sharp dig at the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said its Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha...

Dalai Lama Writes To Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Offers Sympathy

Dharamshala, Feb 10 (PTI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has written to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, expressing his condolences to the families...

India implementing its climate pledges well before time, says Javadekar

New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI): Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said India is leading from the front and implementing all its climate...

Infiltration along Indo-Bangla border on decline: Govt tells Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI): The number of cases of infiltration along Indo-Bangladesh border reduced to 489 last year from 654 in 2016 and...

Manipur govt cannot afford further engagement of contractual COVID-19 healthworkers : CM

Imphal, Feb 10 (PTI) Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Wednesday said that the government cannot afford further engagement of contractual COVID-19 healthworkers...

Two arrested for masquerading as reporters, extorting money from doctors

Agartala, Feb 10 (PTI) Two persons have been arrested for allegedly masquerading as reporters and blackmailing and extorting money from leading doctors of the...

Health workers in Meghalaya reluctant to take COVID-19 jabs, says official

Shillong, Feb 10 (PTI) Health workers in Meghalaya are "reluctant" to take COVID-19 vaccine shots, with only 27 per cent of the over 33,000...

2 BSF jawans found COVID-positive in Mizoram, active cases at 21

Aizawl, Feb 10 (PTI) Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the state's tally to 4,388, an...

Root will probably break all batting records of England: Hussain

London, Feb 10 (PTI) Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels incumbent Joe Root is "arguably" the country's best ever player of spin and can...

Tsegay sets new world indoor record in 1,500m

Lievin (France), Feb 10 (AP)Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia set a new 1,500 meters indoor world record by finishing in 3 minutes 53.09 seconds at...

French soccer league asks gov’t for financial rescue plan

Paris, Feb 10 (AP) The French soccer league will ask the government to set up a financial rescue plan amid huge revenue losses caused...

Kohli doesn’t offer excuses for team’s bad displays, love that about his captaincy: sprinter...

Kingston, Feb 10 (PTI) Star Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake admires India captain Virat Kohli for not offering excuses when his team does not perform...

Chinese, Indian border troops start disengagement in eastern Ladakh: Chinese Defence Ministry

Beijing, Feb 10 (PTI): The frontline troops of China and India at the south and north banks of the Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh...

China harps on ‘package solution’ for India’s bid to become UNSC permanent member

Beijing, Feb 10 (PTI) China, which has been blocking India's efforts to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council, on Wednesday reiterated...

Prachanda warns to surround PM Office and house if Oli fails to correct his...

Kathmandu, Feb 10 (PTI) Chairperson of the Nepal Communist Party's splinter faction Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday warned that a million people would...