Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh (born 26 September 1932) is the 13th and current Prime Minister of India. He is the only Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term. He is the first Sikh to hold the office. Singh is also the 7th Prime Minister belonging to the Indian National Congress party.

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RBI Board 'advised' to approve demonetisation at day's notice

New Delhi, Jan 18

In a revelation about how the crucial decision on demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes was taken by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) at a day's notice, RBI Governor Urjit Patel on Wednesday told a Parliamentary Committee that the apex bank had been "advised" by the government on November 7 to hold a board meeting on the issue.

Am satisfied after talks with Rahul: Chandy

New Delhi, Jan 16

Former Kerala Chief Minister Ooommen Chandy, who has been avoiding party meetings for over a month, expressed satisfaction about his talks with party Vice President Rahul Gandhi held here on Monday.

If Modi can demonetise, he can also revamp higher education and research

Mohanpur (West Bengal), Jan 15
The Narendra Modi government should show decisiveness of the kind that was on display over demonetisation to depoliticise and revamp regulatory bodies in higher education and research like the University Grants Commission (UGC), a noted scientist has said.

Himachal sees rise in mercury, may get more snow

Shimla, Jan 15

The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday saw a marginal rise in mercury owing to cloudy conditions, but the Met office here forecast chances of more rain and snowfall in the next three days.

Cold wave unabated over north India; more rain, snow predicted

New Delhi, Jan 14

Cold wave conditions continued to prevail over most of north India on Saturday with weather department officials predicting more rain and snow over the region in the next 48 hours to Monday evening.

Himachal shivers, more snow in store

Shimla, Jan 14

An intense cold wave saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering on Saturday with Manali at a biting minus 6.8 degrees Celsius, a day after the state saw a long sunny day.

Cold continues to bite north India

New Delhi, Jan 13

If it was cold on Thursday, it was a shade warmer on Friday in parts of north India, though the entire region still continued to reel under cold wave conditions. Some hilly areas witnessed incessant snowfall and the Kashmir Valley literally lay in deep freeze as all the water bodies remained frozen.

A week on, Shimla struggles to cope with record snowfall

Shimla, Jan 13
As heavy snowfall has eluded this erstwhile summer capital of British India in recent times, the "snow manual" of the administration, followed since the Raj, has virtually been lying in cold storage.

More snowfall in store for Himachal

Shimla, Jan 13

An intense cold wave continued on Friday with most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering with Manali at a minus 7 degrees Celsius, while Met office forecast "chances of more rainfall and snowfall in the state from Jan 15".

Days turn cold, nights colder across north India

New Delhi, Jan 12

Just as most of us were tempted to believe that the winter won't be that cold this time round, a sudden change in weather conditions across north India has sent a chill down the spine.

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