Peak power deficit in April-June at 0.7 percent: Power Min

Jul 19 2018 | 2 hrs ago

Peak power deficit during April-June, 2018-19 was 0.7% while overall electricity deficit stood at 0.6 per cent during the quarter, Parliament was informed.

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record as suicide attacks surge

Jul 15 2018

The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan reached a record in the first half of the year, despite last month’s ceasefire, with a surge in suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State, the United Nations said.

India can't have single rate GST, 3-slab structure possible: CEA

Jul 11 2018

Ruling out a single rate GST, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian today pitched for a three rate structure going forward as revenues stabilise.

Ahmed Patel questions govt's motive behind diluting qualifications for CEA

Jul 11 2018

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel today questioned the government's intention behind diluting the educational and professional qualifications for the post of chief economic advisor, wondering if it has any "ulterior motive."

TN Govt likely to sign MoU with CEAT Tyres

Jun 28 2018

The Tamil Nadu government is expected to sign a memorandum of understanding with tyre manufacturer CEAT Ltd, with the state cabinet giving its nod for a proposal to set up a tyre manufacturing unit near here at an outlay of about Rs 4,000 crore.

Taliban kill 16 Afghan soldiers, kidnap engineers after ceasefire ends

Jun 22 2018

Taliban militants killed at least 16 Afghan police and two civilians in western Badghis province after their three-day ceasefire for the Eid ended at the weekend.

'Terrorists continued with their activities during Ramzan truce'

Jun 20 2018

Terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir had continued with their activities during Ramzan, necessitating suspension of the ceasefire by the Centre, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said.

Taliban kill 30 Afghan soldiers in first major attack since ceasefire

Jun 20 2018

Taliban militants killed 30 Afghan soldiers and captured a military base in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday, the provincial governor said.

Taliban announces end to Afghanistan Eid festival ceasefire

Jun 18 2018

A widely welcomed three-day ceasefire between security forces and the Taliban in Afghan appears to be over, with the latter saying its militants had been ordered to take up arms again on Sunday night.

26 killed in Afghanistan Eid car bomb, Islamic State claims

Jun 17 2018

The blast took place at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar

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