The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on late Friday night released its second list of 36 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections which included 23 nominees for Andhra Pradesh where polling will be held in the first phase on April 11 fielding party’s national spokesperson Sambit Patra from Puri constituency.
Union Minister JP Nadda: We have come out with list of 36 new candidates which includes Odisha BJP President Basant Panda, senior leader Suresh Pujari & our spokesperson Sambit Patra....
On Pakistan's, National Day, Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted on Friday evening and said that he got a message from India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he extended his greetings to Pakistan and its people.
Imran Khan tweeted: “Received msg from PM Modi ‘I extend my greetings & best wishes to the people of Pakistan on the National Day of Pakistan. It is time that ppl of Sub-continent work together for a democratic, peaceful, progressive & prosperous region, in an atmosphere free of...
A month after India had banned the live telecast of Pakistan Super League (PSL), Pakistan have now responded by suspending the broadcast of Indian Premier League, country's Information and Broadcasting minister Fawad Chaudhry confirmed.
“During the PSL, the way the Indian companies and the government treated Pakistan cricket... after that, we can’t tolerate that IPL is shown in Pakistan,” Chaudhry told a Pakistan news channel.
“We tried to keep politics and cricket apart but then the Indian...
Mahagathbandhan ( Grand Alliance) in Bihar announced the seats for Lok Sabha elections 2019 at 4.30 pm on Friday.
Out of the 40 seats, the RJD is contesting in 20 seats, Congress 9, Upendra Kushwaha –led Rashtriya Lok Samata Party 5, Jitan Ram Manjhi –led Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) 3, and Mukesh Sahni-led Vikasheel Insaan party 3 seats.
Recent entrants to the Grand Alliance Upendra Kushwahas Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) and Mukesh Sahnis Vikasheel Insan Party (VIP) will be field their...
International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
The theme for World Water Day 2019 is ‘Leaving no one behind’. This is an adaptation of the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: as sustainable development progresses, everyone must benefit.
Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) aims to ensure availability and sustainable...
At least five militants, including two of the Jaish-e-Mohammed group, have been killed in the last 24 hours by security forces in three districts of the Kashmir valley, Indian Army and police officials said on Friday.
Militants have taken a minor hostage in the Hajin area of Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir after they were trapped by security forces following a search and cordon operation.
The encounter between security forces and militants in Mir Mohalla area of Hajjin started around 10...
Volkswagen To Recall 3.23 Lakh Vehicles In India Over Emission Scam Scandal
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December 1 , 2015 , 18:37 IST
German auto major Volkswagen will recall 3.23 lakh vehicles in India after a government-ordered probe found the company using diesel engines equipped with a defeat device which help cheat emission tests, as it had done in the US and other global markets.
"The company will voluntarily recall 3.23 lakh vehicles which have been fitted with the E189 engines that are equipped with defeat device," a senior government official said.
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A meeting was held between the company executives and officials of the Department of Heavy Industries today after the submission of report by apex automotive testing agency
The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) found that diesel cars manufactured in India by Volkswagen having E189 engine were fitted with the "defeat device", which may
lead to excess nitrogen oxide emission levels in on-road vehicles.
Company officials who attended the meeting declined to comment but said a statement would be issued.
VW has already admitted that 11 million diesel engine cars worldwide were fitted with the software that helped in manipulating emission tests. It faces fine of up to USD 18 billion in the US.
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Automobile manufacturers have been recalling vehicles on safety issues since industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) initiated a voluntary policy in July 2012.
Till now over 13.25 lakh vehicles have been recalled by various manufacturers in India so far.