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Patients evacuated as fire breaks out in a Delhi hospital

6 months ago PTI 0
New Delhi, Dec 23 (PTI) A major fire today broke out at a hospital in east Delhi's Preet Vihar and 92 patients were evacuated from the building, officials said. Some patients suffered minor injuries in the fire that broke out on the second floor of the Metro Hospital and Cancer Institute, the police said. "The fire broke out on the second floor of the hospital. When I arrived the hospital, I saw... Read More

Development has won, says Modi on assembly election results

6 months ago PTI 0
New Delhi, Dec 18 (PTI) Election results in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh indicate a strong support for politics of good governance and development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today as trends showed that the BJP was inching towards victory in the two states. "I bow to the people of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for their affection and trust in BJP. I assure them that we will leave no stone unturned... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Heavy Police crackdown during Parliament March for Gorkhaland

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 1
NEW DELHI, 15 DECEMBER 2017: Highly Dramatic Scenes was witnessed today in New Delhi as Gorkhaland activists from around the nation residing in New Delhi gathered to take part in Parliament March for Gorkhaland. The march aimed at raising awareness about the demand for the separate state of Gorkhaland was intercepted by Delhi police who arrested all the participants and took them to Sansad Marg Police Station. At the... Read More

Central Goverment wants fresh elections for the GTA before Tripartite Talks

7 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON NEW DELHI, 25 NOVEMBER 2017: The Central Government has expressed its desire for calling a fresh election for the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) before calling the Tripartite Talks. “We have requested the state government to revive the GTA by conducting fresh elections before the Centre can formally invite all stakeholders to the tripartite Read More

Supreme Court to hear tomorrow plea challenging validity of Aadhaar Act

8 months ago PTI 0
New Delhi, Nov 2 (PTI) The Supreme Court today agreed to hear tomorrow a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. The matter was mentioned before a bench headed by Justice J Chelameswar and the counsel representing the petitioner sought an urgent hearing, saying similar pleas were already listed for hearing before the Read More

Linking of mobile with Aadhaar: SC denies urgent hearing

8 months ago PTI 0
New Delhi, Oct 26 (PTI) The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing on a plea challenging a notification of the Department of Telecom (DOT) for mandatory linking of mobile numbers with Aadhaar. A bench of Justices J Chelameswar and S Abdul Nazeer refused to list the plea tomorrow and said that a bench Read More

Modi has killed country’s economy, unleashed tsunami: Rahul Gandhi

8 months ago PTI 0
New Delhi, Oct 26 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has “killed” the country’s economy by firing “double tap” shots of note ban and GST into it, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today said and asserted that only someone with “a very big chest but a very small heart” could do this. The Goods and Services Read More

Govt extends 7th Pay panel benefits to teachers of central, state varsities

9 months ago PTI 0
New Delhi, Oct 11 (PTI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared revised pay scales for nearly eight lakh teachers and academic staff of higher educational institutions following the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission. The decision will benefit 7.58 lakh teachers and equivalent academic staff in the 106 universities and colleges which are funded by Read More

Protest in New Delhi over imposition of Bengali language in the Hills

1 year ago Pravin Thami 1
NEW DELHI, 10th June 2017: A rally was taken out today against the issue of the imposition of Bengali as a compulsory language in the school curriculum in Darjeeling Hills. The rally was taken out by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) New Delhi branch. A memorandum was submitted to Rajiv Dutta at Bangla Bhawan Read More

Several factors responsible for decline in GDP growth: Jaitley

1 year ago PTI 0
New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) Several factors including the global situation were responsible for decline in GDP growth to 6.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016-17, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today, dismissing suggestions that it was on account of demonetisation. The minister further said some slowdown was visible even prior to demonetisation Read More

India hopes for sovereign, independent, united Palestine: Modi

1 year ago PTI 0
New Delhi, May 16 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today assured Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas of India’s “unwavering support” to the Palestinian cause, saying it hopes to see a sovereign, united and an independent Palestine, co- existing peacefully with Israel. Modi, who is scheduled to travel to Israel in July, also hoped for early Read More