Jaitley admitted to AIIMS, under observation: Sources

NEW DELHI: Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to the AIIMS here on Friday after he complained of palpitations and restlessness, and is under observation, sources at the hospital said. Jaitley, 66, was admitted to the Cardio-Neuro-Centre of the hospital around 10 am, they said. “He is under observation. ...

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India’s Industrial Production grows 2% in June

New Delhi: India`s Industrial Production (IIP) grew 2 percent in June from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. The cumulative growth for the period April-June 2019 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at 3.6 percent. The Indices of Industrial Production for the Mining, Manufacturing and ...

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PM Modi to visit Bhutan on 2-day visit from 17 to 18 August

New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Bhutan from 17th to 18th August. In a statement, MEA said, “The visit reflects the high priority that the Government of India attaches to its relations with Bhutan, India’s trusted friend and neighbour. Prime Minister ...

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President gives assent to Motor Vehicles Bill

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday gave assent to the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which will tighten road traffic regulations such as issuance of driving licence and impose stricter penalties for violations in an attempt to improve road safety. Earlier this week, Parliament had given nod to ...

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