Kaifiyat Express derailed, 70 injured, no casualties
Kaifiyat Express derailed, 70 injured, no casualties


The Second rail accident in Uttar Pardesh in four days, where the Nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed in Auraiya district this morning, resulting in injuries to atleast 70 people.The train travelling from Azamgarh to Delhi collided with a dumper at around 2:50 am between Pata and Achalda railway stations, a spokesperson for

PM Deuba to begin four-day visit to India today PM Deuba to begin four-day visit to India today

The Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba, accompanied by his wife Arzu Deuba will be on a state visit to India on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, beginning today.  This is his first visit abroad after assuming the office of Prime Minister of Nepal in June 2017. A high-level delegation will accompany

Dera verdict row, Panchkula to be closed for 3 days Dera verdict row, Panchkula to be closed for 3 days

Dera verdict row: The Followers have started reaching Naam Charcha Ghar Panchkula. They have started gathering at Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Sector-3 Panchkula around 9:00 pm. The Panchkula Police have put up barricades around the city and also closed the dividing road of Sector 1 and 2. Sources revealed that more than 20,000 followers have reached

Arjuna award devalued, made cheap: Past recipients

Former recipients of the Arjuna award today lamented that its dignity has been lowered and the government is now “throwing” the honour away. Former India hockey captain Ashok Kumar, who is the son of legendary Dhyanchand, legendary middle-distance runner Sriram Singh Shekhawat, who holds the national record of 1:45.77 in 800m since 1976, and former

NITI Aayog CEO to launch Mentor India Campaign tomorrow NITI Aayog CEO to launch Mentor India Campaign tomorrow

NITI Aayog CEO to launch Mentor India Campaign tomorrow. NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant will tomorrow launch the Mentor India Campaign, a strategic nation building initiative to engage leaders who can nurture and guide students at more than 900 Atal Tinkering Labs.Atal Tinkering Labs have been established across the country as a part of the

Piracy, copyright violation sources of terror funding: Rajnath Singh
Piracy, copyright violation sources of terror funding: Rajnath Singh

Piracy and copyright violations are sources of terror financing and money laundering, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said while announcing a special course in all police training colleges on intellectual property rights (IPR). The training, he said, will sensitise policemen about the crimes that occur by IPR and copyright violations and prepare them to enforce the

Mohammad Kaif Tweets on Triple Talaq; Gets Trolled
Mohammad Kaif Tweets Supporting SC Verdict on Triple Talaq; Gets Trolled

Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif on Tuesday used social media platform Twitter to support the Supreme Court’s historic judgment declaring Triple Talaq (divorce) as unconstitutional.  Kaif took to Twitter to share his views. “Welcome decision by Supreme Court to declare #TripleTalaq unconstitutional. Will give Muslim women security. Gender justice is much needed,” his tweet read. The Supreme

Sonia Gandhi condoles death of former Manipur CM Keishing
Sonia Gandhi condoles death of former Manipur CM Keishing

Sonia Gandhi condoles death of former Manipur CM Keishing. Congress President Sonia Gandhi condoled the demise of former Manipur chief minister Rishang Keishing, who passed away at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Imphal, on Tuesday evening.The Congress president said that she was “deeply saddened by the demise of one of the senior

Ambala top cop receives threat call; case registered
Ambala top cop receives threat call; case registered

Ambala top cop receives threat call; case registered Ambala- Ambala Superintendent of Police Abhishek Jorwal received an alleged threat call on his mobile, following which a case has been registered against unknown person, the police said today.According to police, an unknown person called up on the official mobile phone of the district police chief last night.

High Court dismisses PIL in stalking case
High Court dismisses PIL in stalking case

High Court dismisses PIL in stalking case Chandigarh- The Punjab and Haryana High Court dismissed the public interest petition (PIL) filed by an advocate Ranjan Lakhanpal in suspected stalking and alleged attempt to abduction case, on Tuesday. As the case was taken up for hearing by Division Bench comprising Justice S S Saron and Justice

Bank services hit across country as staff go on strike
Bank services hit across country as staff go on strike

Bank services hit across country as staff go on strike Chandigarh- Banking operations across the country were hit on Tuesday as over 10 lakh bank employees in more than 1,30,000 branches pan-India struck work-protesting against reforms in the banking sector among other issues-thereby affecting cheque-clearing activity. However, private lenders like ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis

Congress demands Raman Singh's resignation over cow deaths
Congress demands Raman Singh’s resignation over cow deaths

Congress demands Raman Singh’s resignation over cow deaths New Delhi- The Congress today demanded immediate resignation of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh over the death of cows in a shelter owned by a local BJP leader there. AICC incharge of Chhattisgarh P L Punia and state Congress chief Bhupesh Baghel also held state Animal Husbandry Minister

Punjab asks Centre to set up panel to review `31k cr debt
Punjab asks Centre to set up panel to review `31k cr debt

Punjab asks Centre to set up panel to review `31k cr debt. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday called upon Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan, to seek Central support in settling the unsustainable debt burden of Rs 31,000 crore and requested a review committee to examine the

3 of family get 10-year jail term in dowry death case
3 of family get 10-year jail term in dowry death case

3 of family get 10-year jail term in dowry death case Hajipur- A court here today sentenced three members of a family to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for murdering a woman over dowry demands in Vaishali district of Bihar in 2012. Additional District and Sessions Judge Kanhaiya Ram held the three guilty and sentenced them

Punjab Govt begins process of opening ‘Mini Mall’ in rural area

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, August 22 – Punjab Govt process opening ‘Mini Mall’. Like malls, opened in the cities, the process of opening ‘Mini Malls’ (Shopping complexes) has been started in the villages of Punjab. This initiative is being started by the Punjab government. Its aim is to give competition to big companies as well as

Nawaz's wife diagnosed throat cancer
Nawaz’s wife diagnosed with cancer

ISLAMABAD: Nawaz’s wife diagnosed throat cancer. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz was diagnosed with throat cancer on Tuesday, the media reported. Kulsoom, who left for London at a time when nomination papers for a Lahore seat were being scrutinised, came back after three medical check-ups.According to British doctors, her cancer can be treated, Geo News reported. Kulsoom got

Industrialists demand Tax Holiday
Industrialists demand Tax Holiday, else no GST from Punjab

DP Correspondent, Jalandhar, August 22, Industrialists demand Tax Holiday. In the wake of Tax Holiday to hilly states, local MLAs from Jalandhar under the banner of Punjab Beopar Cell of District Congress unit on Tuesday urged Modi government to either include Punjab in the tax exemption bracket failing which they would stop paying GST.The industrialists

Rahul Gandhi welcomes SC verdict on triple talaq

Rahul Gandhi welcomes SC verdict on triple talaq. New Delhi, Aug 22 Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today welcomed the Supreme Court verdict setting aside instant triple talaq and congratulated the women who fought for justice. “Welcome the Supreme Court decision setting aside instant Triple Talaq. I congratulate the women who fought for justice,” he

Farmers protest GNIDA
Farmers protest at GNIDA office

Greater Noida, Aug 22, Farmers protest GNIDA. Several farmers today staged a protest at the GNIDA’s office here to press for their demand for payment of additional compensation.The demonstration at the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) office was led farmers’ leader Manvir Bhati.“The authority is not serious in making the payments to farmers and

Delhi: Safe street food zones Food Safety Department to develop
Delhi Food Safety Department to develop eight safe street food zones

Delhi Safe street food zones. Under this, training of about 23,000 street food vendors has been completed and talks with other government and non-official stake holders is in progress. The Authority is also going to provide the facility of Mobile Food Testing Lab for the first time, which is going to start from Tuesday. Delhi Safe