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(Adds power supply back, death toll, details)
Reviewing progress of the PaHaL scheme for paying consumers subsidy on cooking gas (LPG) directly into their bank accounts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday congratulated officials on coverage attained in the world's largest cash transfer programme.
The joint working group (JWG) on sub-regional cooperation between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal Saturday explored the scope for power trade and inter-grid connectivity between the four countries, an official statement said.
* Shift to opposition Labor could oust conservatives
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Saturday called for greater investment in the sector which will help it grow and in turn increase the gross domestic product (GDP) by 2-3 percent.
By Ruma Paul
COLOMBO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's new president has appointed the country's most senior judge as the head of the Supreme Court, a move seen as a bid to bolster the independence of the