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DA hike: Modi's gift for 1.1 crore govt employees and pensioners

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday increased the dearness allowance by 3 per cent effective from January 1, 2019. The move will benefit 1.1 crore central government employees and pensioners.

Bengaluru: Two Surya Kiran aircrafts collide mid-air at Aero India, 1 pilot dead

IAF pilot Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi died on Tuesday after two Surya Kiran aircraft collided in the air and crashed while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru where the 'Aero India 2019' air show begins on Wednesday.

Licences of 105 Karol Bagh hotels suspended

Days after a fire at Hotel Arpit Palace that killed 17 people, the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) on Monday suspended licenses of 105 hotels operating in Karol Bagh area of the central Delhi, an official said.

Rs 25 million scholarship for Indian students, details here

The University of Sydney on Monday announced a partnership with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Tech Mahindra and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay to provide scholarships worth more than Rs 25 million to Indian students. The University of Sydney on Monday announced a partnership with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Tech Mahindra and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay to provide scholarships worth more than Rs 25 million to Indian students.

Setback for Vedanta as SC refuses re-opening of TN copper plant

Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelting plant in Tamil Nadu would remain locked as the Supreme Court on Monday set aside the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) December 15 order directing its re-opening, on the grounds of jurisdicti

Jobless growth turning into job-loss growth: Manmohan Singh

Pointing to domestic challenges like agrarian crisis, declining employment opportunities and prevalence of divisive forces, former prime minister Manmohan Singh here on Sunday painted a grim picture of the Indian economy and said the jobless growth was fast turning into the "jobloss growth".

PM Modi lays foundation stone of Patna Metro Rail

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation of the much-awaited Patna Metro Rail through video conferencing from Begusarai in Bihar.

Massive drive by Delhi govt; In 3 days 57 hotels NoC cancelled for fire safety violations

Intensifying its drive against errant hotels, the Delhi government has cancelled fire safety certificates of 27 establishments for various violations in Karol Bagh area, where a massive fire at a hotel killed 17 people earlier this week.

Vande Bharat Express ready for commercial run

Allaying apprehensions about unusual stop for over three hours of the Vande Bharat Express, a day after its launch by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Railways on Saturday said the indigenously built train has been "thoroughly checked" and is "ready" for its first commercial run, scheduled on Sunday.

Samsung Galaxy S10 launch date confirmed; Check here

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. said it will release its new flagship smartphone - the Galaxy S10 - on March 8 in the US.

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