Rights activist Irom Sharmila on Monday announced the name of her party as People’s Resurgence Justice Alliance. She launched the party in Imphal. She had expressed her desire to contest Manipur Assembly election next year when she broke her fast
The GST Council on Tuesday discussed possible Goods and Service Tax rates, including a four-slab structure of 6, 12, 18 and 26 per cent with lower rates for essential items and highest band for luxury goods, even
Maternal obesity: Higher body mass index (BMI) in women before pregnancy can lead to shorter telomere length — a biomarker for biological age — in their newborns, according to a study. Telomeres are structures at the ends of
India Myanmar on Wednesday signed three MoUs for cooperation in insurance, power and banking sectors as part of efforts to improve ties between the two countries. The MoUs were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San
Brazil has opened up the first sanctuary in Latin America for elephants previously in captivity, an idyllic retreat that could eventually house as many as 50 of the giant animals. Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, in the central Brazilian
Delhi: Delhi’s air quality worsened on Tuesday with the six stations that monitor particulate matter(PM) 2.5 and 10 falling in the ‘very poor’ category. The overall levels of PM 2.5 (particulate matter with diameter less than 2.5 micrometres)
Adding to its string of impressive awards, The Maharajas’ Express, the world’s most luxurious train owned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), received the 2016 Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at
As part of promoting coastal shipping in the country under Sagarmala programme, the Ministry of Shipping has sanctioned the Capital Dredging Project for Ro Pax Ferry Services between Gogha & Dahej, in Gulf of Cambay in Gujarat.