Centre’s nod for SilverLine soon: Minister

The 529.45 km semi-high speed rail SilverLine project will receive the Central government approval soon. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was pursuing the project with special interest and land acquisition for the same was progressing, Minister for Public Works and Railways G. Sudhakaran said. The Cabinet had already given its approval …

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We have no such indication: Top Army commander on reports of China helping set up missile sites in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

The Corps Commander, however, said there is military cooperation between Pakistan and China in terms of equipment. Amid reports that China is helping Pakistan set up sites for surface-to-air missiles in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), a top Army commander in Srinagar on Saturday said there is no indication of any tactical …

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Swimming Federation launches video campaign to highlight key guidelines of SOP

The guidelines, including regular temperature checks and sanitisation, will be posted on SFI’s social media handles and will be shared with parents and swimmers across various centres. The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) on Saturday launched a video campaign to highlight the key guidelines of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) …

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Pakistan court asks Nawaz Sharif to appear by Nov. 24 to avoid being declared proclaimed offender

The Registrar of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) issued a written order about the proceedings on the appeal by Sharif in Al-Azizia and Avenfield graft cases, the Dawn News reported A Pakistani court has ordered Nawaz Sharif to appear before it by November 24 to avoid being declared a proclaimed …

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Actor Vishnu Vishal’s father booked for allegedly cheating actor Soori

Actor Vishnu Vishal’s father and former Director General of Police (DGP) Ramesh Kudawla and film producer Anbuvel Rajan have been booked by the city police for allegedly cheating actor Soori to the tune of ₹2 crore over a land deal. Also read: From Madurai to Chennai, and 13 years later: …

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WFP chief seeks aid from donors, billionaires for food

David Beasley urged donors, including governments and institutions, to help, and he made a special appeal to the more than 2,000 billionaires in the world to open their bank accounts Even before COVID-19 became an issue, World Food Programme chief David Beasley was warning global leaders that the world would …

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Relief on loans up to ₹2 crore addresses borrowers’ distress, RBI tells Supreme Court

Complete waiver of compound interest will destabilise broader financial stability, says central bank The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has told the Supreme Court that the Centre’s resolve to shoulder the cost of ‘interest on interest’ for MSME loans and personal loans up to ₹2 crore addresses pandemic-induced financial distress …

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