Government moots e-payment in urban areas

Shift to e-payments, government tells urban local bodies….reports India Daily Newsdesk The central government has asked all statutory 4,041 urban local bodies to shift to e-payments at the earliest, an official said on Sunday. The Urban Development Ministry said these cities and towns account for about 75 per cent of the total 40 crore urban

Paswan welcome Nithish’s stand on demonetisation

Paswan thanks Nitish for supporting demonetisation….reports India Daily Newsdesk Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday thanked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes to fight the black money menace. “We welcome and thank Nitish Kumar for supporting Prime Minister Narendra

Army respnds appropriately says Parrikar

Army gave befitting reply to LoC misadventures: Parrikar….reports India Daily Newsdesk Indian armed forces have responded appropriately to acts of aggression from across the border, whether it is firing across the LoC or mutilation of a soldier’s body, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday. Parrikar also said that the armed forces were able to

Surgical strike by Chidambaram

Would’ve resigned if demonetisation in my tenure: Chidambaram….reports India Daily Newsdesk Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday said that he would have resigned if demonetisation was implemented in his tenure as Finance Minister. “Had I been the Finance Minister, and the Prime Minister had proposed the step of demonetisation, I’d have told him not

Modi pitches for a cashless nation

Modi asks small businesses, labour to embrace cashless mode….reports India Daily Newsdesk In his first monthly radio address after demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged small businesses and workers to embrace cashless transaction through mobile banking and plastic money. “I would like to tell our small and micro businesses to take up this

Modi praises Kashmiri youth’s positive mindset

Huge attendance in J&K board exams shows youths’ positive mindset: Modi….reports India Daily Newsdesk Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the huge attendance of students in school board exams in Jammu and Kashmir shows the positive mindset of the youths. Addressing the nation in the 26th edition of his ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Modi said

Demonetisation unites society

Demonetisation has led to societal changes, says Modi….reports India Daily Newsdesk Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gave several examples to buttress his stand that November 8 demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes has led to societal and attitudinal changes in the country. During the 26th edition of his ‘Mann Ki Baat’

Yadav growing in stature

My game is improving day by day: Umesh Yadav….reports India Daily Newsdesk Pacer Umesh Yadav whose two crucial wickets helped India restrict England to 268/8 at stumps on the opening day of the third cricket Test, on Saturday felt that his game was improving with each passing day. Yadav credited head coach Anil Kumble and

Technology Poses Difficulty

Technical advancements pose challenges for actors: Shabana Azmi….reports India Daily Newsdesk As technical advancements in cinema have opened more room for experiments in narration, veteran actress Shabana Azmi feels that it provides challenges to the performer. “I think it has become a bit challenging for the performer to match up and bring the equal energy

AAP shows Dalit card in Punjab

AAP woos Punjab Dalits with deputy CM promise….reports India Daily Newsdesk With just over two months to go for assembly elections in the state, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday announced that it will have a Dalit leader as the state’s Deputy Chief Minister if the party is voted to power. The announcement was