Saturday, December 15, 2018

‘Buzz’ News

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka’s PM

Saturday, December 15, 2018 6:53

Rajapaksa informed the lawmakers of United People's Freedom Alliance that he has resigned from the post, MP Shehan Semasinghe told reporters. He was appointed the prime minister on October 26 by President Sirisena in a controversial move after sacking Ranil Wickremesinghe, which plunged the country into an unprecedented constitutional crisis.

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How India got its newest chief ministers

Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:29

The Congress on Friday named Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan's next chief minister and Sachin Pilot his deputy after party president Rahul Gandhi brokered peace between the two over several rounds of discussions lasting more than two days.

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How will home loans change from April 2019?

Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:26

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Australia recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:41

Australia now recognises west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Saturday, but a contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved. Australia also committed to recognising a future state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital.

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Live 2nd Test Day 2: Australia resume 1st innings

Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:31

Check live cricket score, scorecard and ball by ball commentary of 1st Test match between India and Australia on Times of India

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Meghalaya: Miners trapped in coal pit feared dead

Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:07

Efforts are on in full force to rescue the 13 miners trapped inside the water-clogged coal pit at Ksan village in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, but none have been located. There has been no trace of the miners since water gushed into the mine on Thursday afternoon

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How 126-jet deal replaced with pact for 36 Rafale fighters

Friday, December 14, 2018 23:40

?The SC narrated how the UPA's deal for 126 Rafale jets got replaced in 2016 by an inter-government agreement to procure 36 fully-loaded jets. Centre told SC that HAL would require 2.7 times higher man-hours compared to French side to manufacture jet. The stalemate resulted in the process of Request ...

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Centre misled SC by citing non-existent CAG report on Rafale: Cong

Friday, December 14, 2018 21:41

Rahul alleged that a CAG report on Rafale did not exist. "How did the Supreme Court see something that was never presented to PAC? In fact, no CAG report is in the public domain on this issue. It has not been submitted so far," he said. Congress also objected to ...

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Remarks on Mallya taken out of context: Gadkari

Friday, December 14, 2018 21:03

on Friday claimed that his "statements have been taken out of context".He added the government's action against the fugitive businessman is right and justified, if the accused has done anything wrong.

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On Sonia’s turf, PM to showcase Make in India

Friday, December 14, 2018 20:36

PM's Raebareli visit is likely to counter the opposition's charge by showing how the factory in Sonia Gandhi's constituency has potential to become a global hub for producing rail coaches. The coach production at this modern facility with 70 robots working in tandem is set to push up productivity by ...

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