Aug 05

Bridge part washes away due to heavy rains in Thane district

Thane: A portion of a bridge on Shahiriver in the district was washed away due to heavy rains, posing commuting problems to villagers. The portion between Shirosi and Dadare villages washed away on Wednesday, said Shahapur Tehsildar Avinash Koshti. He said villagers are finding it difficult to travel due to lack of access road, following

Seven more bodies of Maharashtra bridge tragedy found

Raigad (Maharashtra): Seven more bodies of the victims of a bridge collapse on the Mumbai-Goa highway were recovered by search teams on Friday morning, taking the total bodies found so far to 21. Seventeen bodies have been identified and handed over to families after autopsy. Two buses of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), a

Kejriwal government to move SC against High Court order next week

New Delhi: The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government will move the Supreme Court in a week’s time to challenge the Delhi High Court verdict holding that Delhi was a Union Territory and the Lt Governor had the last word in its administration. As senior counsel Indira Jaising said this, a bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and

Telangana, AP set to launch campaign against ISIS

Hyderabad:State Minorities Commission for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh is set to unleash an awareness campaign against ISIS by getting on board Imams of a large number of mosques across the two states to thwart the attempts of the terror group to lure youths. The Commission will tomorrow hold a seminar, awareness programme and interactive session

MP govt steps up preparations for Modi’s visit

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government has geared up to make preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed visit to revolutionary leader Chandrashekhar Azad’s birth place Bhabhra in the tribal-dominated Alirajpur district on August 9. State Cooperatives, Gas Relief and Rehabilitation (Independent Charge) Minister Vishwas Sarang will be camping in Alirajpur district from today to review preparations

Bharti Airtel offers unlimited voice calls for postpaid subscribers

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Friday launched two new postpaid plans under its ‘myPlan Infinity’ series, offering unlimited voice calls along with bundled 3G and 4G data, a company statement said here. “With ‘myPlan Infinity’ we are making voice calls free for our customers and offering them the flexibility to combine this benefit with their

Rajnath’s jibe at Pakistan: ‘Yeh padosi hai ki maanta nahin’

New Delhi:  Apparently miffed over the treatment he received in Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said India has always tried to be friendly with its reluctant western neighbhour but “yeh padosi hai ki maanta nahin”. “We can change friends but not neighbours. Our Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) has been friendly with Pakistan. We have