May 20

Rajasthan: Over 40 people hospitalised due to food poisoning

Rajasthan 40 people hospitalised: Over 40 people, including children, have been admitted to a hospital due to food poisoning after they ate ‘pakodas’ (a snack) in Rajasthan‘s Sirohi city. The incident took place on Friday, wherein the victims were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.They are said to be in a stable condition

Congress-JDS to meet today ahead of Kumaraswamy’s oath ceremony

Congress-JDS: With HD Kumaraswamy all set to take oath as the Karnataka Chief Minister on May 23, leaders from the Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) will be meeting today to discuss the future of the alliance in the state assembly. The elected MLAs from both the parties are expected to attend the meeting. On Saturday,

Royal Wedding Windsor Castle Priyanka
Fusion: 16th royal wedding in Windsor Castle, Priyanka also a guest

Royal Wedding of Prince Harry of England and American actress Meghan Markle is making many statements in the world. Prince Harry and Meghan have been announced as husband and wife on May 19 at the Windsor Castle.The ceremony began with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry walking in the Windsor castle in their Royal dresses. Prince Harry

Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka CM before trust vote

Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka CM before trust vote. Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before facing a crucial trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly with numbers stacked against the BJP in the newly elected House. The resignation came two days after he took oath as the 15th Chief Minister of the state.

20 tourists from Gujarat injured in road accident in Himachal

20 tourists from Gujarat injured in road accident in Himachal. At least 20 holidaymakers from Gujarat were injured when a private bus in which they were travelling overturned in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, police said. Over speeding was the cause of the accident on the Shimla-Manali highway near Ghaghas, a police officer

J&K to get development projects worth Rs. 25,000 cr: PM Modi

J&K to get development projects worth Rs. 25,000 cr: PM Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that for the welfare of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre has decided to launch development projects worth Rs. 25,000 crore in the state. “Jammu and Kashmir is going to get development projects worth Rs.

Eye hospital Dwarka
Private single-specialty eye hospital ‘Centre for Sight’ opens at Dwarka

LG Anil Baijal unveiled Northern India’s first and largest private single specialty eye hospital, Centre for Sight eye institute at Dwarka. The dignitaries present on the occasion were Hardeep Singh Puri (Minister of State {independent charge} of Housing and Urban affairs) with Anshu Prakash (Chief Secretary, Delhi) as Guest of Honour. Many luminaries from various fields

PM Modi reaches J&K on day-long visit

PM Modi reaches J&K on day-long visit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived here, along with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, to attend the closing ceremony of birth centenary celebrations of the 19th Kushok Bakula Rinpoche and to commence the work on Zoji La Tunnel in Leh.PM Modi paid tribute to Kushok Bakula

More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash Havana
More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash Havana

More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash Havana. A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana, killing all but three people on board in a mass of twisted and smoldering fuselage. Cuban state media reported that three women had been pulled alive from

Karnataka floor test: Section 144 clamped in Mangalore
Karnataka floor test: Section 144 clamped in Mangalore

Karnataka floor test: Section 144 clamped in Mangalore. Amid the political ruckus in Karnataka, section 144 has been imposed in Mangalore as a precautionary measure ahead of the Supreme Court’s order directing Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) B.S. Yeddyurappa to prove majority in the state assembly on Saturday.The Supreme Court directed Yeddyurappa to prove the majority

19 dead in truck accident in Gujarat

19 dead in truck accident in Gujarat. In a fatal accident on Saturday morning, 19 people have lost their lives and seven have been injured after a cement-laden truck in which they were travelling turned turtle on Bhavnagar-Ahmedabad highway, near Bavalyali village in Bhavnagar.Reportedly, after the truck turned turtle, it had fallen into a ditch.

Delhi HC social media Kathua rape case
Delhi HC issues notice to Google, FB for revealing identity of rape victim

 Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to Google, Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites after their Indian subsidiaries informed the court that they are not concerned entity to reply to court’s notice on disclosing the identity of Kathua victim. The Court will again hear the matter on May 29. Earlier the Delhi High Court had slapped a fine of Rs. 10 lakhs

RJD Bihar Cong Goa Governors
RJD-allies in Bihar, Cong in Goa meet respective Governors

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav and other alliance leaders on Friday met Bihar Governor Satyapal Malik to stake claim to form a government in the state. Yadav handed over letters to the Governor, stating that they were the single largest party elected in 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly election and hence should be invited

BJP Supreme Court Karnataka Polls Rahul
BJP’s buff called off by SC in Karnataka Polls: Rahul on floor test decision

Welcoming the Supreme Court’s move on directing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to conduct a floor test tomorrow, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that it supports their stand against Governor Vajubhai R. Vala’s unconstitutional decision. Taking to Twitter, Rahul said that the BJP’s bluff to form the government without the majority numbers, has been

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Former Congress Minister joins SAD in presence of Sukhbir Singh Badal

Former Congress leader and former minister Brij Bhupinder Singh Lali joined the Akali Dal on Friday.  Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bikram Singh Majithia joined Lali in the party. Brij Bhupinder Singh Kang has been the Home Minister during the government of Beant Singh in Punjab. He has also contested elections against Ajit

Petrol price: Rs. 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing
Petrol price: Rs. 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing

NEW DELHI: A Rs 4 per litre increase in petrol and diesel prices is in the offing if the state-owned fuel retailers are to return to pre-Karnataka poll hiatus margin levels, brokerage firms said. No sooner had Karnataka polled to elect a new state government, the state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd

Over 4 lakh drug-addicts turn up for treatment at OPDs: CM
Over 4 lakh drug-addicts turn up for treatment at OPDs: CM

Tarn Taran – A whopping 126 per cent increase in the number of youth reporting for drug abuse treatment at OPDs of medical facilities showed the stupendous success of the government’s efforts to wipe out the menace from the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said here on Thursday. Launching the second phase of his government’s

SAD asks govt to act against Khaira if a ‘member of drug cartel’

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal today asked the Punjab government to act against Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira if it considers him a member of international drug cartel.’ In a statement issued here, Manjinder Singh Sirsa, national spokesman of the SAD, said: “It is strange to see that Punjab government has filed an

SC directs J&K Police to probe Kathua witnesses in front of family

SC directs J&K Police to probe Kathua witnesses in front of family. The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Jammu and Kashmir police to interrogate witnesses from a visible distance in the Kathua case. The top court also directed probe should happen in presence of their family members. The decision was taken by the apex

BRO creates history through road link to China border
BRO creates history through road link to China border

BRO creates history through road link to China border. The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has created history by establishing a road link to India’s border with China beyond Limeking and along the Tama Chung Chung (TCC)-Taksing Axis recently. The road from Limeking now connects TCC to Taksing, covering a distance of approximately 80 kilometers. This