Category: India

Rashid Khan shoots stunning final round of 10-under to emerge champion

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: In-form Rashid Khan shot a scintillating final round of 10-under-54 to clinch victory by four shots at 14-under-149 at the TATA Steel PGTI Feeder Tour 2019 Presented by BSF Golf Course, played at Chhawla, New Delhi. Rashid (61-31-54), who finished the tournament in a blaze of glory by sinking birdies

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International Court of Justice directs Pakistan to review Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence

Pakistan has violated Vienna Convention; violated India’s right to consular access Newsroom24x7 Network The Hague: International Court of Justice has ruled that Pakistan had violated India’s rights to consular visits after Kulbhushan Jadhav’s arrest and directed Pakistan to review the death sentence ordered by the Military Court. ICJ has directed Pakistan to take all measures

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Indore Dubai flight: Heart of India opens up it’s heart

Newsroom24x7 Network The launch of the indore Dubai flight  from indore airport was almost an emotional affair. This flight was genuinely welcomed by the people of Indore as it opens up the Malwa region directly to the international tourist. This first international flight from Madhya Pradesh, especially from indore, has been a long awaited flight

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Caesarean Delivery is almost 4 times more in private health facilities in India

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: As per National Family Health Survey – IV (2015-16), birth by Caesarean Section (%) in private health facility is 40.9% which is almost four times higher than public health facility where it is 11.9%. As per WHO statement (April 2015) “at population level, caesarean section rates higher than 10% are not

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President appoints Anusuiya Uikey as Governor of Chhattisgarh and Biswa Bhusan Harichandan as Governor of Andhra Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The President of India has appointed Anusuiya Uikey as Governor of Chhattisgarh and Biswa Bhusan Harichandan as Governor of Andhra Pradesh. These appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.

Withdrawal of Minimum Balance Penalty by Banks: Government stand and RBI guidelines

Newsroom24x7 Network   New Delhi: According to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guidelines, banks do not have any Minimum Balance requirement for Basic Savings Bank Deposit accounts (BSBD), including accounts opened under Pradhan Mantri Jan DhanYojana (PMJDY). As on March 2019, there were 57.3 crore BSBD accounts across the country including 35.27 crore (61.6%) Jan-Dhan

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ITR forms and social media reports: CBDT issues rejoinder

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said on Tuesday, 16 July 2019, that no changes have been made in any of the Income-tax Return (ITR) forms including ITR-2 and ITR-3 since the notification issued on 1 April 2019, i.e. on the 1st day of the Assessment Year 2019-20. The CBDT statement

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Why speculate when Whispersinthecorridors is always first to tell you who goes where

Newsroom24x7 Network   New Delhi: Its not only in the case of the Bureaucracy, Corporate world, Banking sector and the Defence forces that  whispersinthecorridors.com always hits the bulls eye everytime it makes a forecaste but what’s amazing is that this platform is also a concrete source of credible information when it comes to projecting political developments well

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Chandrayaan-2 launch called off due to technical snag

Newsroom24x7 Network Sriharikota: The historic launch of #Chandrayaan2 was called off today after a technical snag was observed in launch vehicle system, 1 hour before the launch. An ISRO tweet at about 3.30 am on Monday 15 July 2019 announced “as a measure of abundant precaution, #Chandrayaan2 launch has been called off for today. Revised

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Dogras of Jammu want Modi government to abolish public holiday on July 13

Newsroom24x7 Network Jammu: The dogras of Jammu, including retired Army top brass and leading citizens  are seething with anger and want July 13 to be observed only as a “black day”. They want the Modi Government to abolish the public holiday on July 13, which is observed as the ‘martyrs’ day’ in memory of the

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PM Modi, FM & Investment: Can investor confidence be won over a Budget?

Bhagyashree Pande   These are some prominent reasons why private investors continue to be wary of the government. This government would do well to look at the 80’s and 90’s of the 20th Century, when most investments took place in India. What the government in those days did well to inspire investor confidence. For beginners

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CBI raids homes and offices of senior lawyers Indira Jaising and Anand Grover in foreign funding case

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has today conducted searches at five locations in Mumbai and Delhi at the premises including office & residence of accused in an ongoing investigation of a case. Certain incriminating documents have been recovered during searches. It is learnt that raids have been conducted at the residence

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Life imprisonment to seven, including a former MP in Amit Jethwa murder case

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Special Judge, CBI, City Session’s Court, Bhadra, Ahmedabad(Gujarat) on Thursday 11 July 2019 sentenced Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki, former MP; Bahadursinh Dhiruba Vadher, former Police Constable; Pachanbhai @ Shivabhai Desai; Sanjay Parbatbhai Chouhan; Pratapbhai @ Shivabhai; Udaji and Shailesh Nanalal Pandya, all to undergo Life Imprisonment and fines ranging from Rs.25,000/-

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CBI tightens noose in alleged illegal sand mining cases related to Uttar Pradesh

Illegal sand mining (representative image © Lalit Shastri)

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: CBI conducts searches at 12 locations in 8 cities/districts of Uttar Pradesh in alleged illegal sand mining cases; huge cash recovered The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered two separate cases related to alleged illegal sand mining in Uttar Pradesh and conducted searches at 12 locations in 8 cities/districts of Uttar

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