Daily Archives: January 7, 2020

Uttarakhand assembly ratifies bill extending SC/ST quota

The Uttarakhand Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution ratifying a constitution amendment bill extending reservation for the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in legislatures for 10 years. The state Assembly unanimously passed the resolution ratifying the legislation during its one-day special session convened for the purpose. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha in December last year. Every state ...

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GDP growth seen slips to 11-yr low of 5 pc this fiscal reveals govt data


India’s GDP growth is seen dipping to an 11-year low of 5 per cent in the current fiscal, mainly due to poor showing by manufacturing and construction sectors, government data showed on Tuesday. As per the first advance estimates of the national income released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), the manufacturing sector output growth will decelerate to 2 per ...

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Deepika Padukone visits JNU students


Bollywood star Deepika Padukone on Tuesday visited the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to express solidarity with the students who were attacked by a mob but did not address the crowd. The actor reached the university campus at around 7.40 pm and attended a public meeting, called by JNU Teacher’s Association and JNUSU in response to Sunday’s attack on students and ...

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India maintain unbeaten record in Indore


K L Rahul maintained his upper hand over Shikhar Dhawan in the race for the opener’s slot with a classy knock as India outplayed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the second T20 International here on Tuesday. The convincing win gave the hosts an unassailable 1-0 lead in the three-match series. After reducing an inexperienced Sri Lanka to 142 for ...

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