India is a country in South Asia, neighbouring with Pakistan in the west, China, Nepal, Bhutan in north, Bangladesh and Myanmar in east and Sri Lanka in South. India has the second most populous country in the world. As per area, Indians ranked seventh in the world. Hindi is the official language of India and 447 regional languages. Hinduism is the majority religion with 79.8 percent, followed by Islam with 14.2 percent. Christianity constitutes 2.3 percent, while Sikhism is with 1.7 percent, Buddhism is 0.7 percent, Jainism 0.4 percent and others. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of India and Rajendra prasad was the first president of India. Currently, Narendra Modi from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the prime minister of India and Ram Nath Kovind is the president. Cricket is the most popular sport in India. Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest players to have played the game. Other sports like Tennis, Football, Hockey also have a root in India. India has 28 states and 8 union territories. Delhi is the capital of India, whereas Mumbai is considered as the financial capital of India. Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani is the richest Asian. Ratan Tata, N.r. Narayana Murthy, Kumar Managalam Birla, Gautam Adani etc are among the few popular businessmen of India. More
Last year, the NEET-undergraduate exam was held on September 12, with over 95 per cent of the registered candidates appearing for it.
The accused have been identified as Manish Rao (42) and Jagdeep Sharma (43), both residents of Uttam Nagar, and Aas Mohammad (40), a native of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, police said.
Speaking to reporters after attending a function on Thursday, Narendra Singh Tomar said it was the government’s duty to maintain a balance in the market.
NCB director general (DG) S N Pradhan told reporters that there were ”shortcomings” in the investigation and WhatsApp chat of accused had no ”physical corroborative evidence” as required to prove the charges in the court.
The meetings were held on the sidelines of UAE Climate Envoy and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Dr Sultan Al Jaber’s visit to New Delhi on Thursday, UAE’s official news agency Wam said.
In an order issued on Monday, the excise department of the Delhi government extended the Excise Policy 2021-22 for two months till July 31.
A party of 26 soldiers was moving in the vehicle from Partapur transit camp to a forward location in sub-sector Hanif, the officials said.
At the end of March 2020, the number of Rs 2000 denomination notes in circulation stood at 274 crore, accounting for 2.4 per cent of the total number of currency notes in circulation.
Appropriate action is also being initiated against Sameer Wankhede for allegedly providing a fake caste certificate, official sources added.
Earlier, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had forecast the onset over Kerala on Friday (May 27) with help from the remnants of Cyclone Asani, that struck the Bay of Bengal a fortnight ago. The forecast had a model error of four days.
Yasin Malik, chief of the banned JKLF who has recently been sentenced to life imprisonment in a terror funding case, is an accused in the Rubaiya Sayeed kidnapping case.
Though the death of pilgrims on way to the high altitude shrines in Uttarakhand due to cardiac problems is something which happens every year, the toll is unusually high this season after the yatra commenced on May 3 with the opening of the Yamunotri and Gangotri temples.
The transfer order, issued by Union Minister of Home Affairs, was perceived as ‘punishment’ for the IAS officer Sanjeev Khirwar and his wife, yet many wondered why a posting to a place like Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh is called a ‘punishment posting’
The company had posted a net profit of Rs 53.71 crore for the year-ago period, Allcargo Logistics said in a filing to BSE.
In a statement, the NCB said, "Based on an input, NCB Mumbai had on October 2, 2021 intercepted Vikrant, Ishmeet, Arbaaz, Aryan and Gomit at International Port Terminal, Mumbai Port Trust, and Nupur, Mohak and Munmum at the Cordelia Cruise. All the accused persons were found in possession of narcotics except Aryan and Mohak.”
Oil stocks moved lower amid reports that the government could seek to capitalise on global windfalls boosting oil and gas revenues to offset inflation and burgeoning subsidies
The questioning is reported to be in connection with a case of alleged financial irregularities in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) that is being probed by the federal agency.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s biggest drone festival, Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on May 27.
As many as 1600 delegates comprising government officials, diplomats, armed forces, central armed police forces, PSUs, private companies and drone startups are expected to participate in the two-day event
The vaccination record under the Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) is now maintained manually.
The total electrification will help reduce carbon emission significantly and support the Indian Railway in achieving its target of making the country's railway network carbon neutral by 2030, he said.
Around 10 am on Saturday, he will visit the newly built Matushri K D P Multispeciality Hospital at Atkot in Rajkot, the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement. This will be followed by his address at a public function at the venue.
India banned wheat exports on May 14, just days after New Delhi forecast record shipments of 10 million tonnes this year, as a heat wave hit output and sent domestic prices to record highs.
BMW India president and CEO Vikram Pawah said the German luxury carmaker is also building a charging network in India in a phased manner
Conditions are favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon over some more parts of South Arabian Sea, entire Maldives and adjoining areas of Lakshadweep and some more parts of Comorin area during next 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday afternoon.