Affordable medicine: WHO wants bold steps

Male/New Delhi, September 9 (IANS): Aiming to make medicines and treatment affordable for everyone, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday asked the South East Asian nations to take bold action ensuring citizens access to safe efficacious, quality and affordable medical products.   The WHO also wants more emphasis to be given on leveraging collective […]

CBI books Jayanthi Natarajan for graft, raids her premises

CBI books Jayanthi Natarajan for graft, raids her premises

New Delhi, September 9 (IANS) The CBI on Saturday said it has registered an FIR against former Union Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan for allegedly granting speedy clearances during her tenure for diverting forest land for mining in violation of laws.   The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) also conducted multiple raids on Natarajan’s properties in […]

IAF chief warns more Pathankot-type terror attacks possible

Bengaluru, September 9 (IANS) Indian Air Force chief B.S. Dhanoa on Saturday hinted at more Pathankot-type terror attacks on military bases in the country.   “…The military will continue to get targeted, like it happened at Pathankot. They (terrorists) will try and surprise us by attacking in a totally new location,” he delivering the annual […]

In book, Hillary Clinton admits personal mistakes

In book, Hillary Clinton admits personal mistakes

NEW YORK, September 9 (AP): In a candid and pointed new book, Hillary Clinton relives her stunning defeat to Donald Trump, admitting to personal mistakes and defending campaign strategy even as her return to the stage refocuses attention on a race Democrats still can’t believe they lost.   Clinton is unsparing in her criticism of […]

Mamata regime politicising everything, infringing on national unity: Goyal

Kolkata, September 9 (IANS) Taking a swipe at West Bengal’s Mamata Banerjee government which opposed the circular on viewing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address on September 11, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said it is “politicising any and everything” and accused it of “infringing into unity and integrity of the country”.   “Really, no […]

Ballot not bullet is the solution to Maoist violence : Naidu

Ranchi, September 9 (PTI) Vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu today said the ballot and not the bullet is the solution to the Maoist violence and exhorted the people not to encourage forces who indulge in violence.   Keep afar those who indulge in violence. Don t give them encouragement … There is no right for anyone […]

Modi regime not concerned about public healthcare: Rahul

New Delhi, September 9 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the Centre’s approach towards health, saying the Modi regime is only concerned about private hospitals and not government ones.   “There is a view among the people that the Indian government healthcare system can be run by private hospitals. For a country […]

SpiceJet to launch daily flights to Dibrugarh

SpiceJet to launch daily flights to Dibrugarh

New Delhi, September 9 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Saturday said it will launch daily flight services on the Silchar-Guwahati-Dibrugarh route from October 3.   “With the launch of the new service, SpiceJet will put Dibrugarh on the pan India aviation map through seamless onward connections on its network,” the airline said in a […]

No point in hiding NPAs through jugglery of figures: Amit Shah

New Delhi, September 9 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that there will be a robust banking sector in five to 10 years time following the steps taken by the Narendra Modi government to clean up the public sector bank’s balance-sheets in the face of NPAs.   Addressing an industry interactive session at […]

Himachal CM bats for women empowerment

Shimla, September 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday batted for women empowerment by presenting development grants of Rs 21,000 each to 72 Mahila Mandals or women’s groups.   Speaking at a function near here, he said the state has always accorded foremost priority to women empowerment by giving them equal freedom, […]