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13 kindergarten students injured in Himachal accident

Shimla, June 21: At least 13 kindergarten students were injured on Thursday when their school bus skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, police said. The ...

3 UP youth questioned in Kashmir stone pelting case

Lucknow, June 21: Three youth have been detained and are being questioned in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh for their alleged complicity in stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar distric...

Kids turn Yoga Day into Clean India day

Dehradun, June 21: They may not be yoga experts but a group of children who attended the International Yoga Day here on Thursday, on their own, cleaned up the sprawling ground where the event took pl...

Army celebrates International Yoga Day

Chandigarh, June 21: As many as 400 officers, soldiers and families participated in a mega event organised at Annandale, under the aegis of Army Training Command Shimla on the occasion of Internation...

Four people injured in clash over land dispute in UP

Muzaffarnagar, Jun 21: Four people were injured in a clash between two groups over a land dispute at Barnabi village in Shamli district, police said today. Circle Officer Rajesh Tiwari said the t...

Kamal Haasan meets Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi, June 21: Actor Kamal Haasan, who has floated a new political party Makkal Needhi Maiam, on Thursday met United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi here. Informed sources descr...

Chandimal appeals against one-Test ban

New Delhi, June 21: Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal has appealed against the one-match ban handed to him, the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Thursday. On-field umpires Aleem D...

BJP, National Conference trade charges on horse trading, political drama

New Delhi, June 21: The BJP and National Conference on Thursday indulged in fresh exchange of words with the saffron party alleging that it is Omar Abdullah's party that has indulged in horse trading...

Support for India on Kashmir at UN, Pakistan isolated

United Nations, June 21: Six countries have joined India in rejecting the report prepared by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). They are: Two from Asia (Bhutan, Afgha...

Specially-abled minor girl raped in Barabanki

Barabanki, June 21: A four-year-old specially-abled girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Dewa area here, police said on Thursday. According to Superintendent of police VP Srivastava, a man...

Tripura celebrates Yoga Day with zeal

Agartala, June 21: Thousands of people, men and women, young and old, VIPS and commoners, on Thursday observed the fourth International Yoga Day in Tripura by practising yoga across the state -- both...

Bring back 21 fishermen from Iran: Palaniswami

Chennai, June 21: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Indian Embassy in Iran to take steps to repatriate 21 Indian fishermen stra...

Central team to identify source of Nipah virus

Kozhikode (Kerala), June 21: A central team is expected to arrive here to identify the source of the deadly Nipah virus that struck this Kerala district last month and claimed 13 lives. According ...

Udaan scheme getting good response in J&K: Hegde

Kolkata, Jun 21: The Udaan scheme for skill training to the educated unemployed youth in Jammu and Kashmir has been getting very good response, Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entre...

Situation in J&K will improve under Governor's rule: Mahesh Sharma

Kolkata, Jun 21: The situation in Jammu and Kashmir will improve under Governor's rule, Union minister Mahesh Sharma said today. In 2014, the BJP had made arrangements to form a government with th...

Delhi celebrates Yoga Day at Rajpath

New Delhi, June 21: Hundreds of people gathered here on Rajpath and surrounding parks to perform 'asanas' on the "International Day of Yoga" on Thursday morning. Union Minister Jayant Sinha, BJP M...

12 killed as tractor-trolley hits jeep in Morena

Morena, June 21: At least 12 people were killed and eight others injured when a sand-laden tractor-trolley hit a jeep in this district of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. All occupants of the jeep, who...

10 godowns destroyed in fire at Mumbra

Thane, Jun 21: At least ten godowns near Rahimiyah Masjid on Khardi road in Mumbra of the district were totally destroyed in a major fire at wee hours on Thursday. The godowns housed tyres and cl...

Yoga very important for police as stress buster: DCP

New Delhi, Jun 21: Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik, along with 2000 Delhi Police personnel including the top brass, performed yoga on the occasion of World Yoga Day here in the capital. M...

Can yoga make the cut for Olympics?

June 21: On a day when yoga is having to jostle for mind space with a hugely popular sporting event like the FIFA World Cup, many fans of the ancient regimen are seriously dreaming up for a world cup...

Hope Azad will retract statement on civilian killings: Rathore

New Delhi, Jun 21: Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today said he hoped that senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad would retract his reported statement that government actions killed 20 ci...

Key Indian equity indices open in green

Mumbai, June 21: Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher. The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 35,547.33 points on ...

12 killed in MP road accident

Bhopal, June 21: Twelve persons, including seven women, were killed early on Thursday when a jeep collided with a tractor in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, police said. The accident occurred wh...

Yoga has nothing to do with religion: Vice President

Mumbai, June 21: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that yoga adopts a holistic approach towards health and well-being and it has "nothing to do with religion". "Yoga adopts a holis...

Rajnath, Naik, Yogi lead Yoga Day celebrations in UP

Lucknow, June 21: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday led hundreds of yoga enthusiasts as they practiced 'asanas' on the ...

Governor's rule won't affect operations in Jammu & Kashmir: Bipin Rawat

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said that the imposition of Governor's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir will not interrupt the operations against terrorists. General Rawat's response...

Man kills girl for spurning his love; later ends life

Eluru, Jun 20: In a gruesome incident, a man killed a girl by slitting her throat for spurning his love at Bapuji colony in Polavaram village of West Godavari district on Tuesday night. The man la...

Sitharaman visits rifleman Aurangzeb's family in J&K

Jammu, June 20: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday visited the family of rifleman Aurangzeb who was abducted and killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmir on June 15. Sitharaman arr...

Toll rises to 3 in Jhajjar flash flood

JAMMU: In a tragic incident which took place at Jhajjar Nullah on Monday, the death toll has swelled to three as the rescue workers fished out the body of the missing girl on Tuesday while the three ...

Jawan injured in mine blast

JAMMU: An Army jawan was injured in a mine blast along the Line of Control (LoC) in Akhnoor sector. An anti-personnel mine exploded in the forward belt of Pallan Wala area last evening in which on...

DM may meet Aurangzeb’s family today

JAMMU: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to meet family of martyred soldier Sepoy Aurangzeb in Poonch district. "The Defence Minister may visit the family of Sepoy Aurangzeb on Wednesday...

After ruining it, BJP pulls out of Kashmir: Kejriwal

New Delhi, June 19: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today slammed the BJP over its decision to pull out of its alliance with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir and alleged that the party had "ruined" ...

Def Min Nirmala Sitharaman likely to meet Aurangzeb's family in Poonch tomorrow

Jammu, Jun 19: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to meet family of martyred soldier Sepoy Aurangzeb in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. "The Defence Minister may visit the family ...

India repatriates six Pakistani prisoners

New Delhi, June 19: India on Tuesday repatriated six Pakistani prisoners back to their country, the External Affairs Ministry said. "Six Pakistan prisoners were repatriated today via Attari/Wagah ...

BJP may have pulled out to avoid uneasy questions: Sena

Mumbai, Jun 19: The Shiv Sena today wondered if the BJP's decision to part ways with alliance partner PDP in Jammu and Kashmir was taken to avoid "uneasy questions" over violence in the state ahea...

J&K unlikely to see normalcy: Owaisi

Hyderabad, June 19: The BJP's decision to pull out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government and the expected imposition of Governor's rule won't bring normalcy in the state, AIMIM chief Asaduddin ...

BJP breaks alliance with PDP. Complete timeline of the events

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today announced the end of alliance with People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir government. The BJP ministers have submitted their resignations to Chief...

Five killed in fire at two Lucknow hotels

Lucknow, June 19: Five persons were killed as fire broke out in two hotels here on Tuesday, police said. The fire broke out at the Hotel Virat international on Tuesday morning and soon engulfed th...

Chandigarh bans private coaching classes during school hours

Chandigarh, June 19: Authorities in Chandigarh on Tuesday announced a ban on private coaching classes during school hours. The ban will be effective from July 1, District Magistrate Ajit Balaji Jo...

3 children die of suspected food poisoning; 40 hospitalised

Mumbai, June 19: Three children died and at least 40 people were hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning after they had a meal at a function in Maharashtra's Raigad district, the police said tod...

Security forces in J&K have been given a free hand against militants: Rajnath

New Delhi, June 19: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been give a free hand to fight militants. His comments come just two days after the Centre decide...

Sisodia, Jain discharged from hospital

New Delhi, June 19: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who were hospitalised during their hunger strike over the AAP government's logjam with Lt. Governor ...

SC refuses urgent hearing on PIL over Kejriwal's protest

New Delhi, June 19: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hold an urgent hearing of a PIL seeking a direction to the Delhi High Court to expeditiously hear a plea for declaring the sit-in protest ...

Mehbooba, Omar wishes Rahul Gandhi on his birthday

Srinagar, Jun 19: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and vice-president of the National Conference (NC) Omar Abdullah on Tuesday wished Congress president Rahul Gandhi a good health and ...

Rahul Gandhi’s birthday celebrated in Pondy

Puducherry, June 19: All religious prayers, common feast and blood donations marked the 48th birthday celebration of AICC president Rahul Gandhi in the union territory of Puducherry on Tuesday. Pu...

China pitches trilateral co-op; Purely bilateral, India dismisses

NEW DELHI: India today said matters related to India-Pakistan relations are purely bilateral in nature and that there is no scope for involvement of any third country, reacting to Chinese envoy Luo Z...

HM Rajnath to visit Mongolia on June 21

NEW DELHI: In a bid to improve the bilateral relation with the strategic eastern Asian country Mongolia, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting the country from June 21 to June 24. Singh ...

Domestic equity indices decline, auto stocks fall

Mumbai, June 19: The key Indian equity indices traded in the red during the morning session on Tuesday as heavy selling took place in automobile, IT and banking stocks. At 9.40 a.m., the 30-scrip ...

PM Modi greets Rahul Gandhi on birthday

New Delhi, June 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted Congress president Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. "Birthday greetings to Congress President Rahul Gandhi. I pray for his long and...

Govt rejects Chinese envoy suggestion for trilateral talks between China, India and Pakistan

New Delhi, June 19: India on Monday rejected suggestion for a trilateral summit between India, China and Pakistan and asserted that India-Pakistan relations are "purely bilateral in nature". "Matt...

BJP J&K Cadre in Delhi to meet Amit Shah

Jammu, June 19: Days after the Centre announced it would not extend the Ramzan ceasefire in the Valley, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called its cabinet ministers in Jammu and Kashmir to New D...

Rahul Gandhi conveyed condolences to the family of Shujaat Bukhari

Srinagar June 18. The President All India Congress Committee Shri. Rahul Gandhi has conveyed his deepest condolences to the family of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari. The full text of the condo...

Rahul slams both Kejriwal, BJP for Delhi crisis

New Delhi, June 18: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the BJP for their protests leading to a stalemate in the city, while accusing Prime M...

National Education Policy by end of 2018: Javadekar

New Delhi, June 18: Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday that the much awaited National Education Policy's "zero draft" is ready and will be implemented by the e...

IAS officers ‘strike’ row: Manish Sisodia hospitalised

New Delhi, June 18: Delhi Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, who is on an indefinite fast over the issues of 'strike' of IAS officers and approval of the doorstep delivery of ration, was hospitali...

Gujarat tourist dead, 3 injured in road accident in Kashmir

Srinagar, June 18: A woman tourist from Gujarat was killed and three others were injured in a road accident on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Monday. Off...

Shiv Sena takes on Nirmala Sitharaman for Jammu and Kashmir violence, calls defence minister 'weak and ineffective personality'

Mumbai, June 18: Launching a fresh salvo at the Central government against the backdrop of the Jammu and Kashmir violence, the Shiv Sena on Monday asked whether "India really has a Defence Minister?"...

J&K police countering Pak-based cyber terrorists

Srinagar, June 18: The Police are taking all necessary steps to counter the propaganda of Pakistan-based cyber terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, the state's Directorate General of Police (DGP) S. P. V...

Silver slips on low demand; gold steady

New Delhi, Jun 18: Silver weakened by Rs 160 to Rs 41,190 per kg at the bullion market today owing to reduced offtake by consuming industries, while gold held steady on scattered deals. Traders at...

Using policemen for personal work won't be allowed: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram, June 18: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday made it clear that senior police officials won't be allowed to use policemen for their personal work. Vijayan made the...

PDP, Oppn terms suspension of 'Ramzan ceasefire' as unfortunate; BJP welcomes the step

Srinagar, Jun 18: The ruling Peoples Democratic Party and opposition parties, including National Conference and Congress, have termed suspension of 'Ramzan ceasefire' as unfortunate. However, PDP’...

108 migrants from Pakistan get Indian citizenship

Jodhpur, June 18: A total of 108 migrants from Pakistan received Indian citizenship here in Rajasthan on Sunday. Jodhpur District collector Ravi Kumar Surpur distributed the citizenship certificat...

Three killed as gangs fire at each other in north Delhi

New Delhi, Jun 18: Gunshots rang out in north Delhi's Burari area today as two criminal gangs opened fire at each other, killing three persons, including a woman passer-by, police said. Five perso...

India welcomes Afghanistan extension of 'ceasefire' with Taliban

New Delhi, Jun 18: India has welcomed the decision of Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani to announce extension of 'ceasefire' with Taliban in Afghanistan. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Ra...

Kejriwal urges Modi to end IAS officers' 'strike'

New Delhi, June 18: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ask IAS officers to end their 'strike' in the national capital. "I would urge honourable Pr...

Udaipur Press Club conducts condolence rally in Gomati District for the justice of Shujaat Bukhari shot dead

Udaipur, Jun 18: It is very sad that a Journalist of India Shujaat Bukhari dead by unidentified assailants outside his office in the Press Enclave area of Srinagar and all the members of Udaipur Pres...

7 hurt in park blast

SRINAGAR: At least seven persons were injured when a low-intensity bomb exploded in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. The bomb was kept in a dustbin inside a park near the Manasbal Lake. The ...

AMARNATHJI YATRA-2018 | As Centre vows iron fist, Guv reviews admin plans

SRINAGAR: With the security part of the annual pilgrimage being taken care of by almost 50000 security personnel-- 24,000 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men assisted by over 25,000 personnel of ...

Modi reiterates simultaneous polls, seeks double digit growth

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reiterated his call for simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and Assemblies and called for a widespread debate and consultations over the issue, b...

Aided by Chinese tech, terrorists' AK bullets piercing into BP shields

SRINAGAR: Bullets with steel core -- It's a new addition into the ammunition of terror groups especially Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed that has triggered an alarm within the security establishment ...

Rohtang tunnel to be open for traffic by 2020

MANALI: Construction of Rohtang tunnel, one of the world's most challenging motorable projects at 3,000 metres above sea level and which will provide an all-season connectivity to the landlocked Laha...

18 killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

KABUL: At least 18 people were killed and another 49 injured on Sunday in a suicide attack in the heart of Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan, a security source said....

Assam flood toll 9

GUWAHATI: The flood situation continued to be grim across Assam on Sunday, affecting over four lakh people in six districts as five more persons were killed in last 24 hours, taking the toll to nine....

7 killed in Punjab accident

Chandigarh, June 18: At least seven people were killed on Monday when the sports utility vehicle (SUV) they were travelling in rammed into a truck near Punjab's Amritsar city, police said. The vic...

Key Indian equity indices open flat

Mumbai, June 18: The key Indian equity indices on Monday opened on a flat note. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 17.56 points or 0.05 per cent lower soon after opening. The wi...

Karvan-e-Aman bus to POK cancelled in view of Eid

Srinagar, June 18: The Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) was cancelled on Monday in view of the Eid-ul-Fitr, official sources ...

Central schemes no longer limited to certain people, reaching all: Modi

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called upon Chief Ministers to contribute their efforts towards 100 per cent implementation of Central schemes for the poor people's w...

Light rains in Delhi to improve pollution levels

New Delhi, June 17: Delhi weather had been dusty for almost about a week which had been wreaking havoc over the national capital. Due to a pressure gradient over Rajasthan and Gujarat region, dusty w...

Kashmir issue one of Modi govt's biggest failures: Cong

New Delhi, Jun 17: The Congress today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Kashmir issue, calling it one of his government's biggest "failures", and wondered what India gained out of his fo...

Government should go when it starts fearing citizens: AAP

New Delhi, June 17: Targeting the Narendra Modi government, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said that when a government starts fearing its own people, it is time for it to go. The observation ...

Diabetes has become epidemic in India, needs urgent attention

Hyderabad, Jun 17: Diabetes has become an epidemic in the country which requires urgent attention, but good news is that the Centre as well as state governments are committed to address the situation...

Four arrested in minor girl gangrape case in Bihar

Bihar, Jun 17: All four persons, who allegedly gangraped a minor girl in the district yesterday, have been arrested, police today said. The four had allegedly gangraped a 14-year-old girl at an ab...

Ceasefire ends in Jammu and Kashmir: Conducting Amarnath Yatra peacefully priority, says Centre

Jammu, June 17: Minister of State (MoS) in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Sunday hailed the Ministry of Home Affairs' decision to not extend the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, and sai...

Businessman robbed of Rs 35 lakh

Thane, June 17 : A businessman from Mumbai has been duped by two persons, who took Rs 35 lakh from him for the purchase of a restaurant here and fled with the booty, police said. The Chitalsar pol...

Rohtang tunnel to be open for traffic by 2020

Manali, June 17: Construction of Rohtang tunnel, one of the world's most challenging motorable projects at 3,000 metres above sea level and which will provide an all-season connectivity to the landlo...

Kerala IPS officer accepts PM's fitness challenge

Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 17: Thrissur Commissioner ofPolice G H Yatish Chandra has accepted the fitness challenge thrown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his facebook post, Chandra said he was h...

Delhi LG not present at NITI Aayog meet, Kejriwal told

New Delhi, June 17: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Sunday denied Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwals allegation that Lt. Governor Anil Baijal replaced him at its fourth Governing Council meeting. ...

Protests Continue Over Implementation of 7CPC in States

New Delhi, June 17: Thousands of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers on Saturday continued their protest across Kashmir to demand implementation of recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission or 7th C...

6 killed in Odisha boat capsize; 12 rescued

Bhubaneswar, June 17: At least six persons have been killed after a boat carrying 18 tourists capsized in Odisha's Chilika lake, officials said on Sunday. The boat capsized on Saturday evening aft...

Rain brings relief to Punjab, Chandigarh

Chandigarh, June 17: Rainfall in parts of Punjab and Haryana on Sunday brought relief from the heat wave and dusty conditions prevailing over the region in the past few days. At many places, the m...

Body of man who came from Dubai found in Kashmir

Jammu, June 17: The body of a 50-year-old man who came home from Dubai to celebrate Eid was found on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. Police said the body of Muhammad Sadiq of Dhegr...

10 Gurudwaras implement FSSAI food safety guidelines for Langars

New Delhi, Jun 17: Ten Gurudwaras in the national capital including the historical Bangla Sahib Gurudwara have implemented the food safety and hygiene standards set by food regulator FSSAI. The st...

Road accident claimed 3 Eid hoppers, left 19 others injured

Agartala, June 17: Eid celebrations in Tripura was marred following a road accident that killed three Muslim boys and left 19 others injured in Sonamura in West Tripura yesterday. The vehicle was...

Modi reaches out to states by raking up 'cooperative and competitive federalism'

New Delhi, June 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday chaired the fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog at Rashtrapati Bhawan here. The meeting is being held in the backdrop ...

Man who tried entering Kulsoom Nawaz's hospital room arrested

Islamabad, June 17: London police has arrested a man and started interrogating him after he tried entering former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom Nawaz’s hospital room. The ar...

Drug paddler arrested in Tripura

Agartala, Jun 17: Acting on a tip-off, Dharmanagar police last evening arrested two persons – one drug peddler and one drug user and seized brown sugar worth of Rs 5 lakh from their possession but co...

Centre to end J&K ceasefire

New Delhi, June 17: The Centre on Sunday decided not to extend the suspension of anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir as announced in the beginning of Ramadan. A Ministry of Home Affairs st...

Two killed, seven injured in bus- truck collision

Krishnagar, Jun 17: At least two people were killed and seven injured, four of them seriously, when the bus, they were travelling in, collided with a truck on National Highway 34 in the wee hours tod...

Two civilians shot and injured in J&K

Srinagar, June 17: Two civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district were critically injured on Saturday after being shot by unidentified gunmen, police said. The attack took place on two civi...

Mild earthquake in Himachal

Shimla, June 17: Himachal Pradesh was again jolted by a low intensity earthquake on Sunday, an official said here. There were no reports of casualties or damages. The earthquake measuring 3.2 on t...

Shiv Sena accuses Center of bloodbath in Kashmir valley

MUMBAI, JUNE 16: The Shiv Sena on Saturday raised serious concern on the recent incidents of killing in Jammu and Kashmir and accused the ruling National Democratic Party (NDA) of the bloodbath in th...

12 killed as bus rams into boulder in Bolivia

La Paz, June 16: At least 12 people were killed and 30 others injured when a passenger bus, they were travelling in, crashed into a boulder along a rural highway in southwest Bolivia. The acciden...

Amarinder pays homage to Guru Arjan Dev Ji on martyrdom anniv

Chandigarh, Jun 16: Paying his tributes to Sri Guru Arjan Dev ji on the anniversary of his martyrdom, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday called upon the people to follow the 5th S...

Petrol prices unchanged after 8 paise fall on Friday

New Delhi, June 16: Petrol prices across the four metros were stable on Saturday. In the national capital, the fuel was sold at an unchanged price of Rs 76.35 per litre. In Kolkata, Mumbai and Che...

Celebrities wish peace, prosperity on Eid

Mumbai, June 16: Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Farhan Akhtar and Sanjay Dutt have wished for peace, prosperity and love on the festive occasion of Eid on Saturday....

Maharashtra celebrates Eid with joy and religious fervour

Mumbai, June 16: Lakhs of Muslims celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the 30-day rigorous fasting during the holy month of Ramadan, with joy and religious fervour in Mumbai and rest of Maharas...

Rajnath attend Eid celebration at Naqvi's residence

New Delhi, June 16: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh attended the Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations at Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's residence on Saturday. Besides Rajnath, National Security Advi...

IAS officers' 'strike' being instigated by BJP: Kejriwal

New Delhi, June 16: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that IAS officers were under pressure and their "strike" was being instigated by the BJP. Kejriwal, who has garnered suppo...

Home Minister briefs PM on security situation in J&K

New Delhi, June 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has held a crucial and high level meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in vi...

Pak violates ceasefire on LoC, jawan martyred

Jammu, Jun 16: An Army jawan was martyred as Pakistan Army on Saturday morning initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of mortars thus violating the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) i...

Bukhari killing: Not the first or the last

New Delhi, June 16: India this year witnessed the suspected murder of three scribes.Navin Nischal and Vijay Singh of Bihar were hit by a vehicle in the evening hours of 25 March. Both of them died on...

Dust storm, rain lash parts of HP

Shimla, June 16: Dust storm and rain lashed parts of Himachal Pradesh for the third consecutive day on Saturday, bringing mercury down. Dust storm and rain affected visibility, disrupting vehicula...

Two Pak nationals arrested on IB in Samba

Jammu, Jun 16: The troops of BSF have arrested two Pakistani nationals along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. "The BSF men guarding border, on the intervening night...

Kovind, Modi, Rahul greet nation on Eid

New Delhi, June 16: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday greeted the people on the occasion of Eid, praying that it should usher goo...

MIM backs Centre over UN human rights report

Hyderabad, June 16: Rejecting the United Nations report on alleged human rights vioaltions in the Kashmir Valley, the MIM has said that the world body has no right to interfere in the internal matter...

Soldier killed in Pakistan sniper fire on LoC

Jammu, June 16: An Indian soldier was killed on Saturday in Pakistani sniper fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. Defence Ministry sources said the incident t...

High Vitamin D levels associated with low colon cancer risk

New York, June 15: Consuming a Vitamin D rich diet is not only beneficial for your bones but can also keep colorectal or colon cancer at bay, a new study shows. Compared to participants with circu...

Pak's ISI involved in killing of journalist Bukhari: R K Singh

New Delhi, June 15: The Government on Thursday blamed Pakistan's intelligence agency Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) for the killing of Jammu and Kashmir-based senior journalist Shujahat Bukhari and...

17 teachers suspended in Assam district

Guwahati, Jun 15: Altogether 17 teachers have been suspended for negligence of duty under Lala Education Block in Hailakandi district of southern Assam, official sources said here today. The orde...

2 policemen, 3 civilians injured in militant attack in Srinagar

Srinagar, June 15: Five people, including two policemen and three civilians were injured, when militants fired at a police checkpoint in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources ...

Rahul clueless about Yoga's benefits: Shivraj

Bhopal, June 15 (UNI) Reacting to Congress President Rahul Gandhi describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fitness video – uploaded on social media three days ago – as "bizarre," Madhya Pradesh Chie...

4 injured in leopard attack in UP's Balrampur

Balrampur, Jun 15: Four farmers were injured in a leopard attack while working in their agriculture land in Rampur forest range. DFO R K Mittal said here on Friday that the leopard attacked the fa...

BJP begins indefinite hunger strike against AAP stir

New Delhi, June 15: The Delhi unit leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday began an indefinite fast against the sit-in protest by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet co...

Law and order situation shameful in Bihar: Tejashwi

Patna, June 15: Opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday targeted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, saying the law and order situation in Bihar was shameful and asked him to break his silence over...

Kejriwal's sit-in protest continues

New Delhi, June 15: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his three Cabinet colleagues continued their sit-in protest at the Lt Governor's (LG) office on Friday despite no response from the Centre...

Seven killed, over 1 5 lakh people displaced due to flood in Manipur

Imphal, Jun 15: Seven people were reported dead, over 1.5 lakh people affected by the flood in the Manipur valley so far. Over 1000 houses were damaged completely. Preliminary report indicated th...

Modi greets nation on Raja Parba

New Delhi, June 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the nation on the festival of Raja Parba which is celebrated in Odisha. "On the special festival of Raja Parba, my greetings to t...

Key equity indices open flat

Mumbai, June 15: The key Indian equity indices opened on a flat note on Friday. At 9.30 a.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded at 10,816.90 points, up 8.85 points or 0...

Delhi continues to remain dusty on Friday

New Delhi, June 15: The national capital continued to remain under the grip of dust on Friday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 33.4 degrees Celsius, six notches above the season's ave...