Sukhoi jet crashes in Maharashtra, pilots survive

Sukhoi jet crashes in Maharashtra, pilots survive Nashik (Maharashtra), June 27 : A Sukhoi SU-31 fighter jet crashed near Nashik while on a sortie but both pilots on board ejected safely, official sources said. The crash ma

A brief spell of rain brings down mercury in UP

A brief spell of rain brings down mercury in UP Lucknow, June 27 : Overnight showers have brought down the mercury in many parts of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday as the Regional Met office predicted heavy rains in some districts till Thursday.

Gold biscuits seized in Manipur, two arrested

Gold biscuits seized in Manipur, two arrested   Imphal, June 26 : Gold bicuits, valued at Rs 3 crore, were seized in two separate incidents in border area of Manipur on Tuesday and two smugglers arrested, officials said. In the first incident, 40 gold biscuits, weighing

New guidelines for PM Modi’s security

  New Delhi: Issuing new security guidelines to states in the wake of an “all-time high” threat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Home Ministry has said that not even ministers and officers will be allowed to come too close t

4 killed in MP road accident

4 killed in MP road accident   Bhopal, June 24 : Four persons were killed and two got severely injured when a car rammed into a stationary truck on Sunday morning in Sihor district of Madhya Pradesh, police said. The car, with six people, was returning from a wedding cer

Modi urges people to follow path of peace  

    New Delhi, June 24 : Calling the Jallianwala Bagh massacre an “embarrassment to humanity”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to follow the path of “peace and non-violence, renunciation and sacrifice”

Congress fund raising to shame Modi to keep Odisha promise: ...

  New Delhi, June 23 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that his party has started a fundraising campaign “to shame Prime Minister Narendra Modi for playing a joke on people of Odisha” and not fulfilling his promise of setting up a medical college in Rourkela.

Air India flights delayed to technical hitch  

Air India flights delayed to technical hitch   New Delhi/Mumbai, June 23 : National passenger carrier Air India’s operations were impacted on Saturday afternoon as a technical glitch on the computer networks delayed many domestic and international flights. The technical fault in the 

Modi’s strategic vision: Gap between aspiration and realit...

  Global disorder appears to be the leitmotif of mid-2018, with the US and China embarking upon a trade-tariff war and the US-led Western alliance in considerable turmoil over the unseemly outcome of the just-concluded G-7 summit in Canada. The “historic” meeting in Singapore (J

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 at the beginning of Ramadan. A Ministry of Home Affairs statement said that the operations against terrorist

Rajasthani musicians epitomise India’s syncretic culture, ...

  Jaipur, June 17 : They are Muslims, yet they sing Krishna “bhajans” (hymns) from Hindu lore. They have adopted a hybrid culture that is a mix of both religions and lifestyles. Many of their names too blend two religions, like Shankar Khan and Krishna Khan.

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 after it was caught in a thunderst

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 the Richter scale was recorded at 3.36

Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, air quality severe

Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, air quality severe   New Delhi, June 17 : The national capital woke up to a partly cloudy sky on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average, the weather office said. The air-quality rem

Odisha will become the steel hub of India: Steel Minister

    Angul (Odisha), June 17 : Odisha will be the steel hub of the country in the coming days, Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said on Saturday. Asserting that 300 million tonnes of steel capacity will be produced by 2030, on

Style hacks for all the dads

Style hacks for all the dads New Delhi, June 16 : A solid white or navy poplin shirt or smaller tartan with country checks tucked in with a pair of slim fit, stretchable jeans and aviators will keep you in vogue irrespective of your age, say experts.