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Bangladesh recalls its strong friendship with India

Bangladesh has recalled the whole-hearted support it received from the people of India, especially, West Bengal during its great war of liberation in 1971. Commerce Minister of Bangladesh Tipu Munshi held a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday, the eve of the Bengal Global Business Summit in Kolkata. At the outset, […]

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NGT directs inspection of brick kilns in Maha’s Sawantwadi-Dodamarg corridor

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central and Maharashtra Pollution Control Boards (CPCB and MPCB) to inspect a plea alleging environmental violations by brick kilns in the Sawantwadi-Dodamarg corridor covering Palghar and Thane districts in Maharashtra. The principal bench of NGT, headed by its chairperson Adarsh Kumar Goel, was dealing with the plea […]

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Delhi HC notice on PIL against acute shortage of staff in jails

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice on a plea seeking direction to fill vacancies of medical officers, paramedical staff, welfare officers, counsellors, teachers, yoga instructors, strength and pending va vocational counsellors and other staffers in jails in the court which has also directed national capital. A division bench headed by Acting Chief Justice […]

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PM launches Ayush Visa for medical tourists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced the launch of a special category of Ayush visa for tourists visiting India for medical tourism or treatment. He also said that a special hallmark type of branding for Ayush products will be initiated by the ministry of Ayush to identify and give recognition to the high quality […]

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Jet fuel prices were hiked by 2 percent, the seventh straight increase this year to an all-time high, reflecting a surge in global energy prices. Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) the fuel that helps aeroplanes fly was hiked by Rs 2,258.54 per kilolitre, or 2 percent, to Rs 1,12,924.83 per kl (Rs 112.92 per litre) in […]