President Signs Ordinance Seeking Death Penalty for Rape of Children

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind signed an ordinance to pave way for providing stringent punishment, including the death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Union Cabinet Saturday approved the ordinance to allow courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping girls under 12 years. […]

Solar Summit: to launch two new initiatives

New Delhi: The International Solar Alliance (ISA) that seeks to accelerate the deployment of solar energy to create a low-carbon world economy and promote co-operation among Sun-rich nations, will be formally launched at its first summit here on Sunday Twenty-three countries have taken part in an ISA consultation on their priorities in the fields of […]

President, PM, LS Speaker, Sushma Swaraj greets women on International Women’s Day

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind greeted women of the country and across the planet on the occasion of International Women’s Day. ‘Women are the sheet-anchor of society, an inspiration for their families and for our nation. Let us work to a future where every woman has the right to dream and to fulfill her […]

VP Naidu calls for solution to labour laws affecting investment flows

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday drew attention to present labour laws that ‘are coming in the way of increased investment flows’ and wanted that these should be examined and solutions found. Naidu was speaking on the occasion of honouring 338 workers with Prime Minister’s Shram Awards in the presence of Shri […]

Farmers Problems across India need different solutions, says President

Kanpur: problems of farmers in different regions are different. We will have to find solutions according to their needs. The President of India Ram Nath Kovind said. He was inaugurating the international conference ‘Agricon 2018’ and ‘Agriexpo 2018’ at Chandrashekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology here. Water is a common concern. In this regard, […]