Amit Shah in Bihar, breakfasts with Nitish

  Patna: BJP President Amit Shah arrived here on Thursday and met JD-U chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at breakfast. Shah who is here to interact with party leaders and workers to design strategie

Over 1,33,000 pilgrims visit Amarnath shrine in 14 days

  Jammu: A fresh batch of 3,419 pilgrims left Jammu on Thursday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the annual Amarnath Yatra. An official said so far over 1,33,000 pilgrims have performed the yatra in the past two weeks.

At least 26 died in Nigeria cattle raiding

  Abuja: At least 26 bodies have been recovered following a two-day attack by suspected cattle raiders in Sokoto in Nigeria, officials said on Wednesday. The death toll of the attack on Monday and Tuesday in

Paonta Sahib gets Himachal’s heaviest rainfall

  Shimla, July 11 : The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday experienced moderate to heavy rainfall, causing landslides and roadblocks in some areas, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were once again in spate, officials said.

Hyderabad seer banished for 6 months

  Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police on Wednesday banished a Hindu religious leader from the city for six months for allegedly making provocative statements against other communities. Sri Peetham Swami Paripoornananda, w

9 killed in Manipur landslide

  Imphal: At least nine persons, including five children, died after a landslide hit Manipur’s Tamenglong district early on Wednesday. Among the victims were three girls and two boys, while two more chi

Hyderabad seer excluded for 6 months

  Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police on Wednesday banished a Hindu religious leader from the city for six months for allegedly making provocative statements against other communities. Sri Peetham Swami Paripoornananda, w

Are dope tests the answer to Punjab’s drug menace? 

  Chandigarh: Claims, counter-claims, allegations, denials. The war of words over substance abuse in Punjab is hotting up, but it is not likely to help the state solve the complex problem it faces. And the latest round has been sparked by the de

The hills of Himachal Pradesh "Paonta Sahib" gets heaviest...

Shimla, July 11: The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday experienced moderate to heavy rainfall, causing landslides and roadblocks in some areas, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were once again in spate, officials said. While Paonta Sahib town, kn

‘Crop loan by non-loanee farmers increases by 102%’

New Delhi, July 10: Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said that coverage of crop insurance by non-loanee farmers had increased by 102 per cent since the Narendra Modi government came to power. “In last four years, coverage of farm loans ha

22 kg Ganja grabs at Kolkata Airport, 4 Arrested

  Kolkata: The Narcotics Control Bureau’s Kolkata wing on Tuesday busted an inter-state drug syndicate arresting four persons, including a Go Air employee, from the airport here and seized 22 kgs of ganja from them, a senior NCB official s

Teenager commits suicide in Delhi

  New Delhi: A 17-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide here by hanging himself from a ceiling fan, police said on Tuesday. According to police, Rahul allegedly ended his life in the flat of a property dea

Raje launches Jaipur-Sri Ganganagar flight

  Jaipur, July 10 : With Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Jaisalmer and now Sri Ganganagar being connected by air with Jaipur, a few more cities of Rajasthan will be air-connected with the state capital, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia said on Tuesday.

10,000th wildlife conflict claim in Karnataka

  New Delhi, July 10 : US-based Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Wild Seve programme, which helps farmers living around Karnataka’s two national parks recoup crops or livestock losses caused by wildlife, this week filed its 10,000th claim since

India, South Korea to further upgrade economic partnership

  New Delhi: In a bid to further upgrade bilateral trade and economic ties, India and South Korea have agreed to further strengthen their Comprehensive Economic Partnership (CEPA) following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendr

BSF seizes 15 kg silver ornaments in Bengal

  Kolkata, July 10 : The Border Security Force has seized over 15 kg of silver ornaments worth Rs 6.38 lakh from West Bengal’s Nadia district, a BSF officer said on Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, BSF troopers from Haldar

Rs 7.25 lakh looted from ATM

  Ghaziabad, July 10 : Unidentified criminals took away Rs 7.25 lakh from an ATM of the Punjab National Bank (PNB) here in May but the crime was detected only three days back, police said on Tuesday. The ATM was installed at Akash Plaza in

5,144 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

  Jammu: At least 5,144 pilgrims on Tuesday left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley to perform the annual Amarnath Yatra, officials said. Police said of 5,144 pilgrims, who left for the valley, 3,322 pilgrims are s

2 killed in MP road accident

2 killed in MP road accident Bhopal, July 9 : Two people were killed and 35 injured when a bus overturned in Madhya Pradesh’s Damoh area, police said on Monday. The passengers were returning from a wedding and the acc

Rains continue to Batter Mumbai, Trains delayed

Mumbai, July 9: Heavy rains continued to batter Mumbai, its surroundings and large parts of Maharashtra for the third consecutive day, hitting normal life, disrupting rail and road traffic here on Monday, an official said. The city’s lifeline, the Western Railw

SC rejects to adjourn hearing on Section 377

  New Delhi, July 9: The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the central government’s plea for adjourning a scheduled hearing by a constitution bench on July 10 on petitions against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that makes homosexuality a crime.

Bhopal councilor’s Husband Suspended from BJP

  Bhopal, July 9: Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Councilor Manful Meena’s husband and party worker Shyam Meena have been suspended over a tussle with Bhopal MP Alok Sanjar and MLA Rameshwar Sharma, an official said. BJP&rsq

Mallya shrugs off threats to grab UK properties

Embattled tycoon Vijay Mallya said on Sunday he will comply fully with court enforcement officers seeking to seize his British assets, but there was not much for them to take as his family’s lavish residences were not in his name. The 62-year-old former liquor

Delhi gang rape: SC to deliver verdict on convicts’ plea

Delhi gang rape: SC to deliver verdict on convicts’ plea   New Delhi, July 8 : The Supreme Court on Monday will pronounce its verdict on pleas filed by the three death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape case. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice R. B

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protest

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protest   Srinagar, July 8 : Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city and some other places in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday to prevent a protest called by the separatists to mark the second death anniversary of Hizbul comman