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Increase vigil along borders, foil Rohingya incursion: Govt to forces

The government told Parliament on August 9 that more than 14,000 Rohingyas, registered with the UNHCR, were staying in India.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

Private banks, NBFCs gain at govt banks" expense

Bonds raised by private firms also show a sharp increase.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 10th, 2017

12 Rohingya migrants die as boat carrying them capsizes in Bangladesh

Eleven migrants were rescued and the official said the toll might increase as many were reported missing.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 9th, 2017

BSF beefs up vigil along Indo-Bangladesh border to prevent Rohingya influx

Some of the vulnerable areas include Petrapole, Jayantipur, Haridaspur, Goalpara and Tetulberai.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 5th, 2017

Govt removes walls between e-wallets

Inter-operability to help players increase business.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 4th, 2017

Private firm to make bullet-proof jackets for Army

Govt has decided to procure 1.86 lakh bullet-proof jackets for the armed forces.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 4th, 2017

Govt funding still rules highways

Nitin Gadkari said government would continue with its focus on EPC because it helps contracting companies to increase liquidity.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 2nd, 2017

LPG price up by Rs 1.50 per cylinder

Govt had asked state-run oil firms to increase prices of cooking gas by up to Rs 4 per unit every month.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 1st, 2017

Russia Military Drill Did Not Leave Forces on Europe"s Borders Despite Ukraine"s Claims, General Says

A top Russian general called for Ukraine's commander-in-chief to resign over his suggestion Russia had left troops from the Zapad drill in Belarus......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 30th, 2017

U.S. Says Myanmar"s Rohingya Assault Appears to be Ethnic Cleansing

As the U.N. Security Council held its first open meeting on Myanmar in eight years, the U.S. urged the international community to take action against the country’s security forces over the violence aimed at the Muslim minority......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 29th, 2017

Put metro fare hike on hold till inquiry is complete: Delhi govt to DMRC

Delhi Metro fares are set to increase for a second time this year from October 1.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 29th, 2017

More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh: UN

The new figure of 501,800 was due mainly to the counting of refugees not previously included in the tally rather than a dramatic increase in arrivals.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 28th, 2017

Delhi govt asks DMRC not to increase metro fare until inquiry is done

Delhi Metro fares are set to increase for a second time this year from October 1.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 28th, 2017

12 Afghan security officals killed, 4 wounded in Kandahar

The spokesman for the provincial chief of police said the attack happened the previous evening and govt forces pushed Taliban out of district.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 28th, 2017

Sri Lankan govt condemns attack on Rohingyas on its own soil

Lankan govt Health Minister slammed the conduct of Buddhist monks and police over harassment of Rohingya refugees lodged in Lanka.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 27th, 2017

Saubhagya scheme: No free power, only free connections for poor, says govt

Connecting 4 cr left-out families under Saubhagya will increase the electricity requirement by 28,000 MW or 80,000 mn units in a year.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 27th, 2017

Note ban was a shake-up, achieved its main objectives: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister said the govt's Nov 8 exercise helped reduce reliance on cash and increase tax base.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 22nd, 2017

B"desh sets aside rift on Rohingya issue with Myanmar to ease rice shortage

The govt has already secured deals to buy rice from Vietnam and Cambodia as domestic stocks diminished.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 18th, 2017

Iraqi Forces Drive Out Islamic State From Town Near Syria

Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants from an area in the western desert near the borders with Syria and Jordan on Saturday, making further inroads into the group’s last remaining territory in the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 16th, 2017

Rohingya crisis: Security tightened along India-Myanmar border

To foil any attempt by the Rohingyas fleeing the Rakhine state in Myanmar from entering India.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 15th, 2017

Affidavit on Rohingyas in Supreme Court on Sept 18: Rajnath Singh

SC asked the govt to file affidavit on plea against the deportation of illegal Rohingya immigrants.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 15th, 2017