PM Modi Condoles Ram Jethmalani's Demise
Sunday, September 8, 2019, 2:39 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the death of Ram Jethmalani, saying the country has lost an exceptional lawyer and an iconic figure who made rich contributions in courts and Parliament. Jethmalani, 95, passed away at his official residence in New Delhi on Sunday. Modi said Jethmalani was "witty, courageous and never shied away from boldly expressing himself on any subject".
New Delhi to host Indian Grand Prix on September 5
Monday, August 19, 2019, 8:18 AM
The Athletics Federation of India will organise the Indian Grand Prix-VI in the national-capital on September-5 to give its track and field athletes one last chance to qualify for the World-Championships. Male athletes can compete in 400m hurdles, pole vault, long jump, triple jump, shot put, javelin throw and 4x400m relay. For women, the events will be 100m, 200m, 400m and the long jump.
Government plans debt waiver for 'small distressed borrowers' under insolvency law
Sunday, August 18, 2019, 4:35 PM
The government plans to give debt waiver for "small distressed borrowers" under the insolvency law framework, according to a senior official. The proposed waiver would be offered as part of 'Fresh Start' provisions under the IBC. Corporate affairs secretary Injeti Srinivas said discussions have been held with the microfinance industry regarding criteria for the proposed waiver for small distressed borrowers from the EWS.