NATION

 Press Trust of india

  LS passes budget without debate; both Houses adjourn amid din

  New Delhi, Mar 14 :The Lok Sabha today passed the crucial Finance Bill 2018 and a Rs 89.25 lakh crore spending plan for the next fiscal year without discussion amid ruckus, which led to the adjournment of both the Houses of Parliament for the eighth day. The Finance Bill as well as the Appropriation […]

 Press Trust of india

Pakistan apprehended 1,373 fishermen during 2015-18: Govt

New Delhi, Mar 14 :Pakistan apprehended 1,373 fishermen during 2015-18, the government today informed the Lok Sabha. In a written response to a question in the Lok Sabha, V K Singh, Minister of State in the external affairs ministry, said Iran held 252 Indian fishermen during 2015-18, mostly from Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Kerala. Sri […]

 KI News

PPP to pitch Sherry Rehman as Leader of Opposition in Pak Senate

KARACHI, Mar 14: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Wednesday nominated senator Sherry Rehman for the position of Leader of Opposition in Senate. If elected, Rehman would be the first woman Leader of the Opposition in the Senate. A PPP senator confirmed the news to The Express Tribune, however, the party is due […]

 KI News

ECP to probe horse-trading, get assistance from FIA, intelligence agencies

  ISLAMABAD, Mar 14: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday hinted that they might seek help from FIA and intelligence agencies to probe alleged horse-trading in March 3 elections for 52 Senate seats. Representatives of different political parties in person or through counsels appeared before a five-member bench of the ECP to substantiate […]

 Press Trust of india

SC extends March 31 deadline of Aadhaar linking till it gives its order

SC extends March 31 deadline of Aadhaar linking till it gives its order

New Delhi, Mar 13 : The Supreme Court today extended the March 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar with various services till the five-judge constitution bench delivers its judgement on petitions challenging the validity of the biometric scheme and the enabling law. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had on March 7 […]

 Press Trust of india

PM says time to change approach to eradicate the disease

‘TB-free India by 2025’

New Delhi, Mar 13:Launching the TB-free India campaign to eradicate the disease by 2025,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said global efforts to eliminate tuberculosis have not been successful and stressed on changing the approach to achieve the goal. Modi said the government is moving ahead with the principle of “treat every TB patient best […]

 KI News

Cannot even think of replacing Nawaz: Shahbaz Sharif

Islamabad, Mar 13: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was elected the PML-N president unopposed on Tuesday. Addressing a meeting of the PML-N General Council in Islamabad after his election, Shahbaz said he was honoured to have been chosen as the party president but that no one, including himself, could even think about taking the place […]

 Press Trust of india

BJP blames Congress for impasse in Parliament

New Delhi, Mar 13: The BJP today blamed the Congress for the impasse in Parliament and dubbed it “anti-democratic”, claiming that the party continues to have contempt for democracy as it had during the Emergency. Briefing reporters on the BJP parliamentary party meeting, which was also attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its president […]

 Press Trust of india

JuD chief Saeed’s new political party to launch manifesto

Lahore, Mar 13 : Milli Muslim League (MML), JuD chief Hafiz Saeed’s new political party, today said it will launch its manifesto here on March 23, following a Pakistani court’s decision upholding its registration as a political party ahead of polls this year. Saeed, who has kept a low profile after the government has apparently […]

 Press Trust of india

BSP candidate faces uphill task in RS polls in UP

Lucknow, Mar 13 : Naresh Agarwal’s entry into the BJP has imparted an interesting twist to the Rajya Sabha battle in Uttar Pradesh, after the former Samajwadi Party heavyweight declared his MLA son will vote for the saffron party, a move that may upset the BSP candidate’s applecart. The BSP, with 19 MLAs in the […]