RBI has ,major concerns,about cryptocurrency, informed govt

New Delhi, Feb 24 ( UNI) The Reserve Bank of India has "major concerns" about crypto currency as it could affect financial stability, Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday. 
Das, in an interview with television channel CNBC-TV18, said the central bank h

Anantnag encounter: 2 militants killed, operation continues

Srinagar, Feb 24 (UNI) Two unidentified militants were killed by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Wednesday, a police spokesman said this afternoon. 
Meanwhile, mobile int

Centre rushes multi-disciplinary teams to States witnessing surge in COVID cases

New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) Amid another surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre has rushed the high-level teams to nine states and one Union Territory, to help them in tackling the pandemic effectively.
The Centre has also reminded the States/UTs that any laxity in implementing s

Famous Punjabi singer Sardul Sikander passes away

Chandigarh, Feb 24 (UNI) World-renowned Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander (60) breathed his last at Fortis Hospital in Mohali on Wednesday after a brief illness.
He is survived by his wife and two sons.
In a statement, the Hospital said Sikander was admitted to Fortis

Centre,s farmers, welfare scheme PM-KISAN- completes two years

New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) With an aim to augment the income of all Small and Marginal Farmers families across the country, the Central Government,s flagship programme for farmers’ welfare PM-KISAN- on Wednesday completed two years. 
Under the -PM-KISAN-&

Justices Jasmeet Singh, Amit Bansal take oath as Delhi High Court Judges

New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) Justices Jasmeet Singh and Amit Bansal on Wednesday took oath as the new Delhi High Court judges. 
Delhi High Court Chief Justice D N Patel administered them the oath of office.
The judges of the High Court and family members of Justices

7 killed in a road mishap in UP

Mathura, Feb 24(UNI) Seven people travelling in a SUV were crushed to death after an oil tanker collided under Naujheel police station on the Yamuna Expressway on late Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday.
Senior superintendent of police Gaurav Grover said, "Seven

Kejriwal to hold road show in Gujarat on Feb 26

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal will hold a road show on February 26 in Gujarat, where he will thank the people of the state for believing in 'AAP's model of development'. 
The party, on its official Twitter ha

PM Modi gives mantra of Self 3 in his IIT Kharagpur convocation address

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) Giving a mantra of Self 3 - self-awareness, self-confidence and selflessness as the key to success in life to the passing out Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur graduates, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that now IITs have to be t

Govt okays to construct 56,368 new houses under PMAY(U)

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) The government has given its nod to construct 56,368 more houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U), it was officially learnt on Tuesday.
The decision was taken at 53rd central sanctioning and monitoring committee meeting held here