Delhi government staff have to shop within city to avail LTC benefits

Delhi government employees welfare association general secretary Umesh Batra welcomed the decision, saying it will stimulate consumer demand during the festival season and boost the economy.

published on : 31st October 2020

Combined fiscal deficit to cross 13 per cent, govt debt to jump over 80 per cent this year: Report

Similarly, these numbers will see the government debt, which has been under 70 per cent of GDP for long, shooting past the 80 per cent mark this year.

published on : 30th October 2020

Centre’s fiscal deficit shoots up to 115 per cent in April-September as revenue shrinks steadily

The deficit at the end of the first six months of the previous financial year was 92.6 per cent of the annual target.

published on : 29th October 2020

'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' review: An audacious, hilarious commentary on the American way of life

There could have not been a better time for a sequel to the shocking and amusing 2006 film, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

published on : 29th October 2020

Cerebral advantage: Desk jobs can cause low risk of poor cognition

The relationship between cognitive functions and physical activity is not as straightforward as you think.

published on : 25th October 2020

LoC firing: India builds 120 bunkers for civilians in Tangdhar sector 

The government had assisted people in making individual bunkers initially but due to ceasefire, these bunkers were turned either into storerooms or as septic tanks. 

published on : 23rd October 2020

UN says Libyan sides sign countrywide cease-fire deal

Libya is split between a UN-backed government in the capital, Tripoli, and rival authorities based in the east. The two sides are backed by local militias as well as regional and foreign powers.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Pakistan resorted to 3,800 ceasefire violations along LoC this year: MEA 

The MEA spokesperson said there have also been attempts to drop arms and ammunition close to the LoC in the garb of civilian activities.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB in Kathua

Officials said the Pakistani Rangers started the firing around 9.50 pm on Monday and targeted BoPs and villages in the Pansar-Manyari belt of Hiranagar sector.

published on : 20th October 2020

Armenia, Azerbaijan report violations of new cease-fire

The latest truce, which was announced Saturday and took force at midnight, was the second attempt to establish a cease-fire since heavy fighting there broke out on September 27.

published on : 18th October 2020

The subtle art of Idli

While historian Edward Anderson tweeted last week, 'Idlis are the most boring things in the world', obviously he doesn’t know any better.

published on : 18th October 2020

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on 'humanitarian truce' nearly after three weeks of fierce fighting

It will be the warring sides' second attempt to declare a ceasefire to quell almost three weeks of clashes over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region that have killed hundreds of people.

published on : 18th October 2020

Russia records 38 ceasefire violations in Syria over past 24 hours: Defense Ministry

In a separate bulletin, the ministry reported that another 456 Syrian refugees, including 137 women and 233 children, had returned to their home country from Lebanon.

published on : 17th October 2020

Pakistani troops shell LoC areas in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

Indian Army personnel retaliated to the Pakistani fire in the Mankote sector befittingly, officials said.

published on : 16th October 2020

Trade deficit narrows in September 2020, exports rise to USD 27.58 billion

Imports, on the other hand, contracted 19.6 per cent on the back of falling crude prices, resulting in a trade deficit of USD 2.7 billion compared to USD 11.67 billion last year in September.

published on : 16th October 2020
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