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Armed forces sufficiently equipped with ammunition: Jaitley

Armed forces sufficiently equipped with ammunition: Jaitley

New Delhi, July 25  Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday assured the Rajya Sabha that the defence forces are “sufficiently equipped” with ammunition, after opposition members raised concerns over ammunition shortage quoting a recent report of the central auditor. A report of the Comptroller and Auditor General last week pointed out …

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Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 p.m.

Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 p.m.

New Delhi, July 25  The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 3 p.m. on Tuesday in the wake of the oath taking ceromony of newly elected President Ram Nath Kovind. Soon after the House met Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge wanted to raise an issue but Speaker Sumitra Mahajan did not allow him. …

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Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi

Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi

New Delhi, July 25  President-elect Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday visited Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi. Kovind, dressed in a black safari suit, was accompanied by his wife. He paid floral tributes to the Father of the Nation. The 71-year-old Kovind was also presented a Gandhi memento.

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Cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi

Cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, July 25  It was a cloudy Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.6 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average. The MeT has predicted light rains and thunderstorm. “It will be a generally cloudy sky. Light rains and thunderstorms are likely to occur towards …

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Kolkata buses go real-time with Google Maps

Kolkata buses go real-time with Google Maps

New Delhi, July 24  In the first launch of real-time transit information for Google Maps in India, commuters riding the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) buses in Kolkata will now be able to get real-time bus information on the app. Starting Monday, Google has teamed up with the WBTC to add …

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Government introduces Banking Regulation Bill

Government introduces Banking Regulation Bill

New Delhi, July 24  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday introduced a bill under which the Centre may authorise the Reserve Bank of India to direct banks to initiate recovery proceedings against loan defaulters. The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill will replace an ordinance that earlier enabled this. The recovery proceedings would …

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