Day: February 28, 2019

AAP Takes a Dig At PM Modi While Launching Special Sewer Cleaning Trucks for Manual Scavengers in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced the launch of the specially fabricated sewer cleaning machines for manual scavengers in the capital. Speaking at the launch event held in Delhi, Kejriwal said that this would be a historic day. “So far, only one community of people were tasked with cleaning sewers. No governments ever […]

Cabinet Allows Use of Aadhaar as ID Proof For Banks, Sim Cards

The Cabinet on Thursday, 28 February approved the promulgation of an Ordinance to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar as identity proof for opening bank account and procuring mobile phone connection. The Ordinance was necessitated as a bill, passed by the Lok Sabha on 4 January but pending in the Rajya Sabha, would have lapsed with […]

Should the president run India?

A presidential form of government for India is singularly a very bad idea. If you go back into history and come to the debate that ultimately fructified into the formulation of the Indian Constitution before the partition plan was approved on the June 3, 1947, the constitution that was being considered was looking at strong […]

News18 Wrap: Wing Commander Abhinandan to Come Home Tomorrow, India Says Pakistan Targeted Army & Other Stories You Missed

News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on News18.com today to help you stay updated at all times. In case you missed it Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced that IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be released on Friday. Khan made the announcement during an address to Pakistani parliament, saying it […]

No More ‘Luka Chuppi’, Bollywood Learns to Live-In!

“You’re going to stay with your boyfriend?!!!!”, that’s what Farida Jalal would have probably told Kajol, had Simran decided to live in with Raj in DDLJ. But the ‘sanskaar’ quotient was at an all time high, so that action by Simran would have led to parents shrieking in their homes. The 90’s were also dominated […]

India-Pakistan tensions LIVE updates: Northern Command chief visits LoC; Islamabad vows to release captured IAF pilot

19:22 (IST) Enough evidence to show that F-16s were used by Pakistan: IAF “What you are seeing today is evidence of a flight carrying AMRAAM missiles, something which only an F-16 can do,” AVM RGK Kapoor said at the joint services press conference. “There is enough evidence to show that F-16s were used in this […]

Jawans Replace Booths in Congress Tweets as Hashtag War Erupts Over Modi’s Video Chat With BJP Workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with over 1 crore BJP workers in what the party says was the “world’s largest videoconference”. The timing of the political engagement, however, has been criticized as it comes amid heightened tension between India and Pakistan. As part of the ‘Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot’ programme, Modi addressed party […]

Indian Air Force Airmen Admit Card 2019 Released: How to Download

The admit cards for the airmen recruitment examination were released by the Indian Air Force‘s central airmen selection board on Wednesday, 27 February 2019. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website: airmenselection.cdac.in. Alternatively, candidates can download their admit cards through the direct link. The admit cards will also be sent to the […]

Sushma Swaraj to leave for UAE today to attend OIC meet amid Pakistan’s threat to boycott event

New Delhi: Amid a threat by Pakistan to boycott a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) if India attended, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is slated to leave for the UAE later on Thursday to participate in the conclave as the guest of honour. File image of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. AP […]

This Senior Citizen’s Plan to Retire and Live in Holiday Inn Has Gone Viral

American seniors seeking to retire on the cheap have a new source of inspiration: a Texas man who outlined how spending one’s golden years in Holiday Inn hotels could avoid costly nursing home fees. “For a combined long term stay discount and senior discount, it’s $59.23 per night,” Houston-area resident Terry Robison said on Facebook […]