04 Jul 2015
Mohali (Punjab): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today announced major organisational restructuring in its Punjab unit. To build a 'robust and extensive' organisation in Punjab, the party announced appointment of 13 observers and coordinators at zonal level and formed several wings to deepen its presence.
05 Jul 2015
Athens: Greek voters headed to the polls on Sunday to vote in a historic, tightly fought referendum on whether to accept worsening austerity in exchange for more bailout funds, in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.
04 Jul 2015
Jerusalem: An Israeli general has accused members of Hamas in Gaza of providing support to militants linked to Islamic State (IS) in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, where the Egyptian Army has fought deadly battles with Islamist insurgents in recent days.
22 Apr 2015
Chennai: Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced a six percent increase in Dearness Allowance (DA) for its employees, a move that will incur an additional expenditure of Rs 1222.76 crore on the state exchequer.
03 Jul 2015
Jhangar (Noushera): Terror outfit Islamic State (IS) is trying to gain a foothold in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, a senior Army official said today. "Whatever inputs we have, IS has not taken in a major way, but they are definitely trying to gain foothold in the area (PoK)", General Officer Commanding (GoC), 16 Corps, Lieutenant Gen K H Singh told reporters on sidelines of an Army function here today.
02 Jul 2015
New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel has recommended a hike in the salary of MPs, sources said. While the exact hike recommended was not disclosed, a panel member said the recommendation is for between 75 to 100 percent raise in the MPs' emoluments.
20 Apr 2015
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday announced an increase in the Dearness Allowance (DA) by six percent for its employees effective from January 1, 2015.
08 Apr 2015
Mumbai: In a bonanza to over one crore Central government employees and pensioners, the Cabinet on Tuesday hiked Dearness Allowance (DA) by 6 percent to 113 percent of their basic pay with effect from January.
02 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Congress today attacked the AAP government for reportedly hiking allocation for information and publicity, saying spending public money on 'self publicity' amounted to corruption.
30 Jun 2015
Cairo: Egypt's Prosecutor General, who has referred thousands of Islamists to trial in recent months, was yesterday killed after militants targeted his convoy in a powerful bomb attack, the senior-most official to be assassinated since violence erupted following the ouster of Mohamed Morsi in 2013.