Aug 14

24-year-old woman commits suicide
24-yr-old woman commits suicide

New Delhi, Aug 13 (PTI) 24-year-old woman commits suicide. A 24-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in Shahbad Dairy area, the police said today. Charu was found dead in her house yesterday, they said.She was married to one Sarvapriya, a doctor by profession. The couple had a love marriage around 10 months ago, but

Security tightened in Mathura ahead of Janmastami, I-Day

Security tightened in Mathura ahead of Janmastami, I-Day. Mathura, Aug 14, Security has been beefed up in the temple town to ensure peaceful celebration of Janmastami and Independence Day tomorrow, authorities said today. Nearly, 2,500 ‘Police Mitras’, including tea vendors, hawkers and vegetable sellers, have been selected to work with the police, Senior Superintendent of

Man shot dead robbery bid Noida
Man shot dead during robbery bid in Noida

Noida, Aug 13 (PTI) A man was shot dead by miscreants when he allegedly tried to resist a robbery bid here, police said today. Man shot dead robbery bid Noida Surajpur Police Station in-charge Manish Saxena said yesterday afternoon the victim, Tarun, was driving when three persons stopped him near Makoda roundabout and tried to rob his

eleven trains cancelled
Eleven Trains cancelled on North Frontier Railway due to floods

As eleven trains were canceled and several others were short-terminated due to the floods on North Frontier Railway, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded. Among the cancelled trains was the 15651 Guwahati – Jammu Tawi Lohit Express, The 15484 Delhi Junction-Alipur Dwar Mahananda Express and The 12506 Anand Vihar Terminal- Guwahati North East Express, among a

Six killed separate cloudbursts
Six killed in separate cloudbursts in Uttarakhand

Pithoragarh, Aug 14, Six persons were killed while an Army jawan is missing after two separate cloudbursts in Dharchula sub division of the district early today.According to district administration sources, the first incident occurred at Mangti Nullah near Tawaghat in Dharchula sub division when the local rivulet Mangti Nullah overflowed due to heavy rains at

Bike-borne men loot Rs 10 lakh
Bike-borne men loot Rs 10 lakh from dairy booth in Raj

Jaipur, Aug 14, Bike-borne men loot Rs 10 lakh. Dodging tight security measures made ahead of Independence Day, unidentified men allegedly looted Rs 10 lakh cash from a dairy booth here today, police said.“Nearly six to eight bike-borne unidentified men allegedly looted Rs 10 lakh from a dairy booth centre in Mahaveer Nagar area and fled from

Gorakhpur Airport closed, Flights cancelled
Gorakhpur Airport closed, Flights cancelled as runway gets flooded

Gorakhpur Airport has been closed on Monday. All flights were cancelled as runway was flooded with water.Moderate to heavy rains occurred over the northern districts of Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh may continue with good showers for another 24 hours.In the past day, Gorakhpur witnessed extremely heavy rain.Even the neighboring country Nepal is witnessing very heavy

Youth beaten
Youth beaten up by family members of girl

Jaipur, Aug 14, A youth was allegedly tied to a tree and badly beaten up by family members of a girl with whom he had gone to meet at her village in Rajasthan’s Alwar district.Vedprakash Meena (20) was caught in the house of the girl in Malavli village on Saturday. The family members of the girl

Geelani’s son-in-law, 3 others sent to judicial custody

Geelani’s son-in-law, 3 others sent to judicial custody. New Delhi, Aug 14 Four Kashmiri separatists, including the son-in-law of Hurriyat leader SAS Geelani, were sent to judicial custody today by a Delhi court in a terror funding case. Duty magistrate Pankaj Sharma sent Geelani’s son-in-law Altaf Ahmed Shah, popularly known as Altaf Fantoosh, Peer Saifullah, Mehrajuddin

Amrapali Builder Directors submit passports to District Manager
Amrapali Builder Directors submit passports to District Manager

Three directors of Amrapali Group Anil Kumar Sharma, Ajay Kumar and Shiv Priya submitted their passports and also an eight-page letter to the DM at his office. They had handed over their passports to Gautam Budh Nagar District Magistrate (DM), B.N. Singh and assured buyers that they won’t flee abroad and will pay their debts.One

PM promises help to flood-hit Assam

Assam floods : PM Modi promises for help. New Delhi, Aug 14 With the flood situation in Assam deteriorating, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal today for the second time in as many days and said all possible support is being provided to the state.The prime minister said the central government has been

National Flags war Wagah
National Flags war at Wagah between India and Pakistan

360-ft high national flag is back at the Attari border as the nation is set to celebrate its 70th Independence Day on Tuesday. National Flag was hoisted on Sunday, a day before Pakistan is planning to unfurl a 400-ft flag on their side of the border.360-ft flag was established by Indian government at Attari border

Baba Ramdev want to set-up Patanjali factory in Kashmir

New Delhi: On the issue of terrorism in the country, Ramdev said that a person, who becomes an expert in yoga skills, can never become a terrorist.Yoga Guru Ramdev said his company is trying to get land to set up its unit in Jammu and Kashmir. While responding to the question of violence in Kashmir,

Rupee rebounds 17 paise against US dollar
Rupee rebounds 17 paise against US dollar

Rupee rebounds 17 paise against US dollar. Reversing its three-day downward trend, the rupee recovered by 17 paise to 63.96 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday on fresh selling of the American currency by exporters.Besides, the dollar’s weakness against some currencies overseas and early gains in the domestic equity market supported the

DMRC issues statement to keep metro parking shut for I-Day

DMRC issues statement to keep metro parking shut for I-Day. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday decided to keep the parking lots at all the stations of Delhi Metro closed, keeping in mind security concerns ahead of Independence Day on Tuesday.According to the statement by DMRC, parking facilities will not be available outside

BCCI announces T20 squad for Sri Lanka Tour
BCCI announces T20 squad for Sri Lanka Tour

BCCI announced One Day International and T20 squad on Sunday for India’s tour of Sri Lanka. All-rounder Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina were out of the list. While  Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin have been rested. Pacer Shardul Thakur has been rewarded for his performance.Players selected for T20 squad India are Shikhar Dahwan, Rohit (vc),

Sweets exchanged Wagah-Atari border on Pakistan's independence day
Pakistan: Sweets Exchanged at Wagah-Atari border on Independence day

Sweets Exchanged Wagah-Atari border. As Pakistan is celebrating its 70th independence day today.  The main ceremony is being held at Islamabad’s Convention Centre, where President Mamnoon Hussain hoisted the Pakistani flag. Marking the celebrations of Independence day sweets were exchanged at Wagah-Attari border by soldiers. Pakistan furls highest flag at Wagah-Attari Border.Pak Army Chief Gen. Kamar Javed

Army deployed in Bihar's flood-hit Katihar
Army deployed in Bihar’s flood-hit Katihar

Bihar floods hit katihar. Three columns of Army on Monday were deployed in flood-hit Katihar district for the relief and rescue operation.The central help came after Bihar Chief Minsiter Nitish Kumar on Sunday sought help of the Army and Air Force as the flood situation worsened in the state. Overflowing rivers from Nepal have played

Muslim cleric opposes Independence Day directive for madrasas

Muslim cleric opposes Independence Day directive. A Muslim cleric has opposed the government orders making it mandatory for madarsas to unfurl national flag and sing national anthem on Independence Day. Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have directed the madrasas in the state to unfurl the national flag and sing the national anthem on August 15.

President Ramnath Kovind will address the nation for first time
President Ramnath Kovind will address the nation for first time

President Ramnath Kovind address nation first time: The country’s newly elected President Ramnath Kovind will address the nation today for the first time in relation to the nation’s 70th anniversary of independence. Justice JS Khehar administered the oath of office to Ram Nath Kovind as the 14th President of the country.Along with this, on the