MHA reconstitutes Standing Committee of Inter-State Council

MHA reconstitutes Standing Committee of Inter-State Council

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has reconstituted the Standing Committee of the Inter-State Council including its 13 members.



KCR, Kejriwal teaming up for anti Cong opposition front

KCR, Kejriwal teaming up for anti Cong opposition front

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal are teaming up to make an opposition front against the BJP minus the Congress.

CBI to again quizz Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee next week

CBI to again quizz Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee next week

Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) The CBI investigating the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam is all set to interrogate former state education minister and Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee with a fresh set of questions next week again.

Left-wing Palestinian group re-elects Ahmad Saadat as secy-general

Left-wing Palestinian group re-elects Ahmad Saadat as secy-general

Ramallah, May 21 (IANS) The left-wing Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) announced that it re-elected Ahmad Saadat, who is serving a term of 30 years' imprisonment in an Israeli prison, as its secretary-general.

Voters give major thumbs up to Assam govt

Voters give major thumbs up to Assam govt

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) An overwhelming majority of people in Assam contend that they are happy with the performance of the state government, this was revealed during a survey conducted by CVoter on behalf of IANS to mark one year of the Assembly elections that resulted in the BJP retaining power in the state and Himanta Biswa Sarma becoming the Chief Minister.

Pune folk dancer apologises for 'Laavni' shoot in historic Lal Mahal

Pune folk dancer apologises for 'Laavni' shoot in historic Lal Mahal

Pune, May 21 (IANS) A prominent Pune folk dancer has apologised for a video shoot inside the historic Lal Mahal (Red Palace) following an uproar and the Faraskhana Police registering a complaint against her, here on Saturday.

Imran under fire for 'sexist comments' against Maryam Nawaz

Imran under fire for 'sexist comments' against Maryam Nawaz

Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) After former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan issued an objectionable statement against PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz during his Multan address, politicians, journalists, and civil society members have censured Khan for his "sexist and misogynist" comments.

Sterlite Copper launches coffee table book highlighting role of copper in the modern world

Sterlite Copper launches coffee table book highlighting role of copper in the modern world

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Highlighting the importance of copper and its contribution to the modern world, Sterlite Copper launched a coffee table book, showcasing its origin and its definitive role in shaping the modern world, at the SICCI CXO Conclave, held in Chennai.

An anthology celebrating 35 years of Bloomsbury

An anthology celebrating 35 years of Bloomsbury

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) In 1984, a time when the publishing landscape was becoming increasingly corporate, Nigel Newton decided to start a new independent literary publishing company. The following year, over early mornings and late nights, he and publisher David Reynolds came up with their plan. In 1986 Bloomsbury Publishing began its life in a small office above a Chinese restaurant in Putney.

Paytm FY22 results: Revenue jumps 77% to Rs 4,974 cr, losses reduce 8% to Rs 1,518 cr

Paytm FY22 results: Revenue jumps 77% to Rs 4,974 cr, losses reduce 8% to Rs 1,518 cr

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) One97 Communications Limited (OCL) that owns the brand Paytm, Indias leading mobile payments and financial services company, announced its quarter-ending March 2022 and full financial year FY22 results. The company saw its revenue jump by 77 per cent in FY22 to Rs 4,974 crore from Rs 2,802 crore the previous year.