Maha govt wants PMC Bank to merge with MSC Bank(21:08) Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Spelling a ray of hope for thousands of depositors, the Maharashtra government has suggested merging the Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank with the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank, state minister Jayant Patil said here on Thursday.
Sudan blast: Indian workers' families await word on kin's fate(20:34) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Navneet Tiwari last spoke to his younger brother Amit Tiwari early Tuesday morning - hours before the LPG tanker blast at a factory in Sudan's capital Khartoum killed 23 people including 18 Indians - little knowing that he would soon embark on an long voyage to get information about his fate.
J&K residents to get domicile rights for land, govt jobs(15:54) Jammu, Dec 5 (IANS) After abrogation of Article 370 and 35A, Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory residents are likely to get exclusive domicile status to protect employment and land ownership rights, official sources said.
Parliament canteen subsidy to be out from next session(16:58) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) From the next session, MPs may have to pay more for the food they are provided in Parliament canteen after they unanimously gave an in-principle approval to a proposal on Thursday to withdraw the subsidy they get on eatables.
No CAB in 3 N-E states, partially in other 3(16:12) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The redrafted Citizenship Amendment Bill will likely exclude 3 states in the North-East out of its ambit besides the tribal areas in as many as three other N-E states.
Ayodhya security beefed up for 27th Babri Masjid razing day(22:18) Ayodhya, Dec 5 (IANS) Security has been stepped up for the 27th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid on Friday, declared as the most sensitive day after the November 9 when the Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the Ayodhya case.
Speaker Pelosi orders Trump's impeachment to proceed (2nd Lead)(21:46) New York, Dec 5 (IANS) House of Representatives' Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the impeachment to proceed on Thursday with the framing of charges of jeopardising national security against President Donald Trump for a trial in the Senate.
Centre invites bids for services to 11 unserved J&K airports(20:48) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) To boost tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre has invited bids from companies to provide air services to 11 unserved airports in the region under the fourth round of the regional air connectivity -- Udan -- scheme.
DHFL insolvency process starts, investors' claims sought(20:12) Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) In a major development, the RBI-appointed Administrator for the beleaguered Dewan Housing Finance Ltd (DHFL) on Thursday asked all its fixed deposit and non-convertible debenture holders to file their claims before December 17.
Bengal Guv finds gate locked, 'deathly silence' in Assembly (2nd Lead)(19:08) Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) Angered over a "deathly silence" greeting him during a pre-announced visit to the state Assembly where he could not enter through the gate earmarked for him as it was locked, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday described the chain of events as "threat to democracy" and a "shame".
Loans given to Tom, Dick, Harry, Jija, Bhatija during UPA-II: FM(18:52) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Commercial banks gave loans to every Tom, Dick, Harry, 'Jija' (brother-in-law) and 'Bhatija' (nephew) during the UPA-II regime, leaving a huge burden on the next government, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
Chidambaram targets PM Modi over his silence on economy (Lead)(16:44) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday trained his guns at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on economic slowdown and termed the government an "incompetent manager of the economy". He also described the disinvestment of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) as a "scandal".
Unnao case: NCW seeks report from UP DGP(15:40) Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) took suo motu cognizance of the setting ablaze of a rape survivor in Unnao by her rape accused on Thursday. The victim has suffered 90 per cent burns and doctors say her survival would be a 'miracle'.
T20 rankings can't be considered, haven't fielded strongest XI: Kohli(15:20) Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday defended the team's number five position in the T20I rankings, saying that the Men in Blue haven't fielded their strongest XI in the recent times and therefore their low position in the ICC table cannot be considered.
Despite MHRD assurance on talks, DU teachers continue protest (Lead)(15:12) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Despite assurance by Ministry of Human Resource Development to hold talks, the agitating professors and teachers of Delhi University remained stationed outside the Vice-Chancellor's office, while security at the protest site was also beefed up on Thursday.