Jul 09

Maoist violence claim 12,000 lives in two decades-
Maoist violence claim 12,000 lives in two decades

As many as 12,000 people have lost their lives in Maoist violence over the last two decades and of these, 2,700 were personnel of security forces. According to a statistics prepared by the home ministry, those killed include 9,300 innocent civilians who were either killed by the Naxals, labelling them as ‘police informers’, or were victims

While leaving house don’t forget umbrella

Shimla: In Himachal, once again the weather is going to take off. On July 10-11, the weather will show a strong signal in the plains and midland regions of the state. The Meteorological Department has issued heavy rain warnings in some areas along the rooftop in the plains and midland areas. According to the Meteorological

Dead body carried on rickshaw for postmortem
Dead body carried on rickshaw for postmortem

Uttar Pradesh: In yet another embarrassment for Uttar Pradesh, a Government Railway Police (GRP) official took a dead body on a rickshaw for postmortem due to unresponsiveness of ambulance services.The police official hired an e-rickshaw and followed the vehicle carrying the dead body to hospital. Reportedly, the victim died after falling onto the railway track.

Pakistan summons India's deputy high commissioner for second day
Pakistan summons India’s deputy high commissioner for second day

Pakistan on Sunday summoned India’s deputy high commissioner for the second consecutive day over alleged ceasefire violations along the LoC, claiming that more civilians were killed in firing by the Indian troops. Deputy high commissioner JP Singh was summoned again to “condemn and lodge protest over more civilian casualties at the LoC due to unprovoked ceasefire violations by India,” Pakistan

Railways to install bar-coded flap gates at stations

Railways install bar-coded flap gates stations metro way. New Delhi, Jul 9, The Railways will go the Metro way and install automatic flap gates with bar code scanners at stations to facilitate faster ticket checking and ease the pressure on ticket examiners and collectors. To begin with, the access control system, already operational in Kolkata and Delhi

Ranbir Kapoor apologizes to Govinda

After a long wait, Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif’s Jagga Jasoos is finally set to release this year. While fans have huge expectations from Ranbir and Anurag Basu’s collaboration that worked wonders in Barfi, there are some, who are upset with the film and the team. In series of angry tweets against the makers of

Rajnath assures Sikkim CM of security of NH 10

Rajnath assures Sikkim CM Chamling security NH 10. New Delhi, Jul 9 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today assured the Sikkim government that the Centre will ensure the security of national highway 10, the lifeline of the landlocked state, which is facing crisis of essential commodities in the wake of protests and counter-protests over the

India slams Pakistan for glorifying Burhan Wani
India slams Pakistan for glorifying Burhan Wani

India today hit out at Pakistan for glorifying militant commander Burhan Wani, saying Islamabad’s terror support and sponsorship need to be condemned by ‘one and all’.In a strongly worded tweet, External Affairs Ministry Spokesman Gopal Baglay said, ” First @ForeignOfficePk read frm banned LeT’s script. Now Pak COAS (Pakistan army chief) glorifies Burhan Wani. Pak’s

Madhya Pradesh: Financial crisis forces farmer to use daughters to pull plough
Madhya Pradesh: Financial crisis forces farmer to use daughters to pull plough

Financial crisis reduced a farmer in Sehore’s Basantpur Pangri village to use his two daughters, instead of oxen to pull the plough in their fields. Sardar Kahla claimed that his family does not have enough money to buy or take care of oxen for ploughing. “I do not have enough money to buy or take care of

Classroom turned into godown, kids sit outside for six months

For nearly six months now, the corridor has been the classroom for scores of kids at a government-run primary school. Day after day, kids as young as four have had no desk to sit but the hard floor, exposed to hot winds, dust and, of late, rain spraying into their makeshift classroom. Besides their first

Maharashtra Police to get ‘beef detection kits’

MUMBAI:  A Maharashtra forensic laboratory will develop and provide kits to the state police to detect beef, officials said on Friday. The kits will be able to detect meat proteins in a sample and provide test results within half an hour. The move comes amid controversy over beef ban and lynchings by cow vigilantes across

Indian Army ready for long haul in Dokalam

Indian Army ready long haul Dokalam near Bhutan tri-junction. New Delhi, Jul 9, The Indian Army is ready for a long haul in holding onto its position in the Dokalam area near the Bhutan tri-junction, notwithstanding China ratcheting up rhetoric against India demanding pulling back of its troops. Indian soldiers deployed in the disputed area have

3 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy
3 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

Three Tamil Nadu fishermen were today arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in the island nation waters. The fishermen from Jagadapattinam in Pudukottai District were detained off Karainagar in northern Sri Lanka, a state Fisheries official said here. They were later taken to Kangesanthurai port, Fisheries Assistant Director Sivakumar said. This is

CBI found evidence against Lalu Yadav family
CBI found evidence against Lalu Yadav family

Patna: CBI has found evidence in connection with the corruption of RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family in the Rail Hotel scam. During the raid on 12 locations including Lalu’s house on Friday, such documents are found which are connected to the Rail Hotel Lease.The CBI is studying the documents. All the accused including

India VS West Indies
India VS West Indies 2017 Twenty20 Match today

India VS West Indies 2017 Twenty20 Match today. The only T-20 match between India and the West Indies will be played on Sunday. In this T20 encounter, India will fall for the purpose of retaliating with some of the previous defeats from the West Indies. India won the 5th ODI series against the West Indies

Pakistani cancer patient seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help for medical visa
Pakistani cancer patient seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help for medical visa

A woman suffering from cancer in Pakistan has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to help her visit India for treatment after her visa application was reportedly rejected by the Indian embassy here. Faiza Tanveer, 25, is suffering from a recurrent ameloblastoma, an oral tumor which is aggressive in nature.She plans to visit the Inderprastha

Jantar Mantar: 'Gorkhaland' protest reaches national capital
Jantar Mantar: ‘Gorkhaland’ protest reaches national capital

The Gorkha Sanyukt Sangharsh Samiti on Sunday held a protest march at Jantar Mantar demanding a separate ‘Gorkhaland’ from West Bengal.“We are not going to deviate this. We don’t want to talk about anything other than Gorkhaland. If the government invites us for anything else, then they better not do so. We are not going

Amarnath Yatra resumes after Day-long suspension
Amarnath Yatra resumes after Day-long suspension

The annual Amarnath Yatra resumed on Sunday after a day-long suspension with a fresh batch of 4,411 pilgrims who left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley. “A fresh batch of 4,411 pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy of 140 vehicles for the valley at 4.05 a.m.,” officials said here. “Due to security

At G20, US Isolated as India, Other Members Back Paris Climate Pact
At G20, US Isolated as India, Other Members Back Paris Climate Pact

The US was isolated at the G20 Summit after India and 18 other members of the grouping termed the Paris climate deal as “irreversible” and threw their weight behind the landmark agreement from which Washington has decided to pull out. The summit, attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with top world leaders including host

Two monorail trains come face-to-face on same track in Mumbai
Two monorail trains come face-to-face on same track in Mumbai

Hundreds of monorail commuters recently had a near miss in Mumbai when two trains came face-to-face on the same track at Chembur. On Saturday evening, the two trains, moving in opposite directions, came close to a collision after one of them stopped functioning due to a power failure. No casualties or injuries reported yet.The officials