Many Indians still languishing in Pakistan jails: Jaipur man

Many Indians still languishing in Pakistan jails: Jaipur man Jaipur: Gajanand Sharma, a Jaipur man who was released from a Pakistani jail earlier this week after over 36 years, said that many more prisoners like him were still languishing i

Nation mourns over demise of a great leader

As soon as news of the demise of a great leader and politician, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee arrived, the whole country is in the state of shock and sorrow. Though Vajpayee was a prominent leader of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), he was followed and admired by several other leaders of various political parties.  Many leaders mourn over th

Vajpayee’s death very big loss: Mamata

  Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday termed former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s passing away a “very big loss” to the nation. “Very very saddened

Complaint filed against ex-Haryana CM for ‘insulting’ Na...

Complaint filed against ex-Haryana CM for ‘insulting’ National Anthem Gurugram: A complaint has been filed against former Haryana Chief Minister Buphinder Singh Hooda for allegedly insulting National Anthem during a public meeting. The complaint was filed at the Mahindergarh Poli

Goa CM condoles Vajpayee’s death

  Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday mourned the death of former Prime Minister and senior BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “Deeply pained by the passing away of our beloved Atal ji. India has lost a great leader, a leader of masses and a

Himachal people will miss Vajpayee: Thakur

  Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday said the state’s people will miss former Prime Minister A. B. Vajpayee who had a special bond with the hill state. Vajpayee, 93, breathed his last in New Delhi at the age of 93. In a

Southwest Monsoon Remains Highly Dormant in Himachal

  Shimla: The southwest monsoon remained subdued on Thursday in Himachal Pradesh with most of the areas not experiencing any rains for the past two days, the Met Office said. There could be no major rains in

MP waterfall accident: 45 rescued, 6 missing

Bhopal: After around 50 people were stranded at the Sultangarh waterfall in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district, police on Thursday said around 45 people have been rescued while six are still missing. The picnickers were stuck after the waterfall swell

Rupee devalues to a record low near 70.20 

  Mumbai: Wider trade deficit, along with recent outflow of foreign funds, weakened the Indian rupee to a fresh record low during the early morning trade session on Thursday. At 9.45 a.m., the rupee traded at

Army finds arms cache near LoC search operation

  Jammu: Army personnel on Thursday discovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition during a massive search operation launched near the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, defence sources said. The sear

Kerala: Unstoppable Rains

CM Pinarayi Vijayan criticizes the flood situation in the State. He instructed officials and agencies to be on high alert. Many people have lost their lives in the flood-hit Kerala followed by destructive rains. Rain and floods have destroyed and damaged hundreds of houses in the last week and produce a huge loss to crops in the state wh

Yatra resumes, 548 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

  Jammu: The Amarnath Yatra resumed after remaining suspended for three days as a batch of 548 pilgrims left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley on Thursday. They left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted c

Mayawati trashes PM’s I-Day speech as ‘uninspiring’

   Lucknow: BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday termed the Independence Day speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi as “lackluster and uninspiring” that failed to instill enthusiasm among the people of the country. In a statem

Modi Promises all Help to Kerala CM

  New Delhi: Prime Minister Narednra Modi on Wednesday spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on phone and took stock of the flood situation in the state, besides assuring him of providing “any assistance needed”. “Had a d

Rahul to address academics on August 18

Rahul to address academics on August 18 New Delhi: After meeting Muslim intellectuals and journalists, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will meet eminent academics as part of his outreach programme ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election.

Kerala cancels Onam celebrations over floods

  Thiruvananthapuram: In view of the worst devastation in nearly a century suffered by Kerala due to rains and floods, the government on Tuesday cancelled this year’s Onam celebrations, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced.

Centre declares Eid holiday on August 23

Centre declares Eid holiday on August 23 New Delhi: The government on Tuesday announced a change in the holiday for Eid-ul-Zuha, saying that central government offices located in the national capital will remain closed on August 23 in place of August 22.

Chhattisgarh Governor on life support

Chhattisgarh Governor on life support Raipur: Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon was put on life support here early on Tuesday after his health condition turned critical, hospital sources said. Tand

Kerala HC rejects Dileep’s request for abduction video

  Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday turned down accused Malayalam actor Dileep’s demand for a copy of the video of the abduction of an actress and her harassment at the hands of the perpetrators who took her around in a vehicle in Ko

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 coming to India on August 22

  New Delhi: After a successful global launch in New York on August 9, South Korean giant Samsung will unveil its flagship Galaxy Note 9 in India on August 22. Industry sources on Tuesday confirmed to IANS th