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Cyclone Mekunu causes heavy rainfall coastal Karnataka’s Mangaluru, Udupi; school, colleges to remain shut today

A day after Cyclone Mekunu brought heavy rains to Mangaluru and Udupi in Karnataka on Tuesday, the authorities are expecting the downpour to continue. Quoting weather officials, NDTV reported that coastal Karnataka is likely to further receive more rainfall on Wednesday. According to Zee News, schools and colleges are likely to be shut in the affected areas. However, Karnataka’s Revenue ... Read More »

Rex Tillerson vs White House fallout? Senior officials to skip Ivanka Trump’s India trip

US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka, whose India visit begins next week, is unlikely to be accompanied by high-ranking officials of the State Department, a media report said today. According to CNN, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has decided not to send a high-level delegation to support Ivanka on her India trip, amid reports of tensions between Tillerson and the ... Read More »

Narendra Modi asks top bureaucrats to identify goals to be achieved by 2022

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked top bureaucrats to identify concrete goals to be achieved by 2022, particularly focusing on the development of 100 most backward districts in a mission mode through short time frames. Modi, while interacting with all the secretaries to the government of India, asked them to rise above the “administrative mechanisms of earlier ... Read More »

Modi favourite for 2019 Lok Sabha elections: US experts

Highlights Modi has emerged as a clear favourite for the 2019 general elections. The UP election results showed that the 2014 general elections were not an “aberration”. The BJP is running a disciplines election campaign state-by-state.   WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as a clear favourite for the 2019 general elections after the BJP’s landslide victory in assembly ... Read More »

Tax officials to send 50,000 letters to PM for successful GST

At least 50,000 letters will be sent by indirect tax officials to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention to ensure successful roll-out of Goods and Services Tax (GST). A decision in this regard was taken during a meeting of representatives of All India Association of Central Excise Gazetted Executive Officers and those from Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central ... Read More »

Old Notes Valid For 10 More Days Amid Dash For Cash: 10 Developments

New Delhi:  Old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes, scrapped last week in a sudden announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be accepted at government hospitals, petrol stations and toll booths till November 24, the government announced on Monday morning, extending the deadline for the second time amid a nationwide scramble for cash. The government has also increased the ... Read More »

Terror is the favourite child of Pakistan, says Modi

Calls BRICS and BIMSTEC groupings to send clear message to those who “nurture the philosophy of terror to mend their ways” In a stinging attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the country “embraced and radiated” the darkness of terrorism which had become its “favourite child” and pitched for decisive action, saying the time for condemning state-sponsored ... Read More »