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Banking, transport services hit due to nationwide trade union strike

Ten central trade unions along with various sectoral independent federations and associations have called for a 12-hour long nationwide shutdown on Wednesday. Nearly 25 crore...

Railway Protection Force renamed as Indian Railway Protection Force Service

The Ministry of Railway has accorded Organised Group ‘A’ status to Railway Protection Force (RPF) and renamed it Indian Railway Protection Force Service. “Consequent upon...

Gen Bipin Rawat named as country’s first Chief of Defence Staff

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat has been named as India's first Chief of Defence Staff. General Rawat was due for retirement as Army...

IAF decommissions MiG-27 fighters after three decades of service

Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday de-commissioned MiG-27 aircraft after a ceremony held at Air Force Station Jodhpur. MiG-27 swing wing fighter aircraft had been...

Decade’s last solar eclipse witnessed in several parts of India

Several parts of the country, including Odisha, Kerala, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Delhi, are witnessing a solar eclipse on Thursday morning, which...

PM Narendra Modi unveils statue of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Lucknow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Lok Bhawan, Lucknow on his 95th birth...

President, PM pay tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tributes to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary...

No link between NPR and NRC; National Population Register started during UPA: Amit Shah

Seeking to allay apprehensions about the updation of National Population Register (NPR), Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that there was no...

Union Cabinet approves Rs 8,500 crore for updating National Population Register

Amid furore over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday, approved funds to the tune of Rs 8500 crore for updating the...

Indian citizens don’t have to prove ancestry with pre-1971 documents: MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday quelled different rumours being floated in various quarters of social media and said that Indian citizens...