Aug 06

Uttarakhand school van falls into gorge, 8 children killed

Uttarakhand school van falls into gorge. Eight children were killed and 10 injured Tuesday when their school van fell into a deep gorge in U’khand New Tehri, officials said.The incident occurred on the Pratap Nagar-Kangsali-Madan Negi motor road when the van was on its way to Madannegi, Tehri District Magistrate V Shanmugam said. Two children

Unnao rape survivor's lawyer to be airlifted to Delhi
Unnao rape survivor’s lawyer to be airlifted to Delhi

 Mahendra Singh, the lawyer of the Unnao rape survivor, will be airlifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday morning.According to a statement issued by Aeromed Air ambulances, the lawyer and his attendant will be airlifted before noon.The Unnao rape survivor was airlifted in an air ambulance late on Monday and

On Friendship Day, Captain Amarinder Singh gets nostalgic, recalls Army days
On Friendship Day, Captain Amarinder Singh gets nostalgic, recalls Army days

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh  became nostalgic and recalled his days in the Indian Army. Alongside a black-and-white photograph with a friend from his army days, Singh tweeted, “There is no greater bond than the one made in the Indian Army. Grateful to have had the friendship and company of the nation’s best. Cheers to

Gambhir slams Bedi, Chauhan after Saini's dream India debut
Gambhir slams Bedi, Chauhan after Saini’s dream India debut

After Navdeep Saini starred in his debut match against the West Indies, former India opener Gautam Gambhir slammed Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) members Bishen Singh Bedi and Chetan Chauhan for objecting his call to bring in Saini in the Delhi Ranji team.Saini had an impressive outing in his first international appearance on Saturday

ISRO shares Earth's images captured by Chandrayaan-2
ISRO shares Earth’s images captured by Chandrayaan-2

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday took to micro-blogging platform Twitter and shared the first pictures of Earth captured by the LI4 camera installed in Chandrayaan-2.In a series of tweets along with the images of Earth from space, ISRO said, “#ISRO First set of beautiful images of the Earth captured by #Chandrayaan2 #VikramLander.

Big B starts shooting for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 11'
Big B starts shooting for ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 11’

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has started shooting for the 11th season of the quiz-based reality show “Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)”.”It has begun. Another ‘KBC’, 19 years since it started, 11 seasons and the love of all the viewers,” Amitabh tweeted. The 76-year-old thespian shared a string of photographs from the “KBC” set.”The signature tune and the

India offers Pakistan to take slain soldiers bodies
India offers Pakistan to take slain soldiers bodies

The Indian Army on Sunday offered its Pakistani counterparts to take the dead bodies of its soldiers who were killed in a foiled infiltration attempt in Jammu and Kashmir.”The Pakistan Army has been offered to approach with white flag and take the dead bodies lying on the Indian side for last rites,” Indian Army sources

Bangladesh Floods claim 108 lives

Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders have claimed at least 108 lives in Bangladesh, a disaster official said on Sunday.The senior official of the country’s National Disaster Response Coordination Centre (NDRCC) told Xinhua news agency that “the floods caused the deaths of 108 people in

RBI imposes Rs 50 lakh fine on PNB for delay in reporting fraud in Kingfisher Airlines account
RBI imposes Rs 50 lakh fine on PNB for delay in reporting fraud in Kingfisher Airlines account

State-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday said the RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 50 lakh on it for delay in reporting of fraud in the account of Kingfisher Airlines.”RBI observed from the fraud monitoring report-1 submitted by Punjab National Bank on July, 10 2018 that the bank had delayed the reporting of

Pakistani arrested near Indo-Pak border in Punjab's Ferozepur
Pakistani arrested near Indo-Pak border in Punjab’s Ferozepur

A 38-year-old Pakistani national was arrested near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Ferozepur district, an official said Saturday.Yakub, a resident of Kamalia village in Tobha Tek Singh district in Pakistan, was found to be roaming under suspicious circumstances on Friday night near Border Out Post (BOP) Donald Rai Dina Nath and was arrested by Border

TVS To Host ‘Call Of Design’ Contest With NTorq 125
TVS To Host ‘Call Of Design’ Contest With NTorq 125

TVS will be holding a design contest called the ‘Call of Design’ for students of design colleges around India, giving them the opportunity to showcase their vision of what TVS’ highly popular scooter, the NTorq 125, should actually look like. The design contest allows students to modify the NTorq’s design. The modifications, however, are limited to the

Services hit as PGI Chandigarh resident doctors strike work
Services hit as PGI Chandigarh resident doctors strike work

Medical services at Chandigarh’s Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), which caters to around 10,000 patients daily, were severely affected on Saturday, following a strike by 1,200 resident doctors protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. However, emergency and intensive care units (ICUs) were exempted from the strike. The indefinite strike

Punjab: Man kills 5 family members, commits suicide
Punjab: Man kills 5 family members, commits suicide

 A 27-year-old man allegedly killed five members of his family before committing suicide here, police said on Saturday.The shocking incident took place on Friday night at village Nathuwal under Baghapurana Police Station here, they said. Sandeep Singh allegedly shot dead his grandmother, father, mother, sister and her three-year-old daughter with a revolver. He then shot himself,

MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa pens open letter to '#UDTABollywood'
MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa pens open letter to ‘#UDTABollywood’

After calling out Bollywood stars like Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal at their “drug party” hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar, Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Friday wrote an open letter to Bollywood saying that he wishes Bollywood stars had the guts to say sorry to the nation for breaking their trust.”My

Man held in Ludhiana; 1 kg heroin, Rs 7 lakh seized
Man held in Ludhiana; 1 kg heroin, Rs 7 lakh seized

The Crime Branch and Anti-Narcotics Cell on Thursday arrested a man here and seized 1 kg heroin and Rs 7 lakh in cash from his possession. The accused has been identified as Parminder Pal Tikku, against whom around 10 criminal cases were registered in various police stations, Ludhiana  DCP Gagan Ajit Singh said. Acting on

Tata Nexon BS6 Update Spied With Additional Features
Tata Nexon BS6 Update Spied With Additional Features

Nexon expected to get updated with BS6-compliant powertrains by end of 2019. Spied without camouflage with new Altroz-sourced steering wheel. Likely to get cruise control in top-spec Nexon as suggested by controls on steering wheel. All Nexon rivals already offer cruise control. A new 7-inch infotainment system is likely to be included in that update.

Uri: The Surgical Strike star Vicky Kaushal made 'rotis' for Indian Army
Uri: The Surgical Strike star Vicky Kaushal made ‘rotis’ for Indian Army

Actor Vicky Kaushal, who is currently spending time with Indian Army at the Indo-China border of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, has turned into a chef for the soldiers posted there.The “Uri: The Surgical Strike” star took to Instagram on Thursday and shared a few photographs in which he is seen making rotis along with the

Doctors' protest against National Medical Commission Bill continues
Doctors’ protest against National Medical Commission Bill continues

 Healthcare services at many government hospitals were affected for the second consecutive day on Friday as resident doctors continued their strike and withdrew all services, including that at the emergency department, in protest against the National Medical Commission Bill.They also threatened to continue their strike for an indefinite period if their concerns regarding the bill

Virat Kohli posts 'squad' pic, fans ask where's Rohit
Virat Kohli posts ‘squad’ pic, fans ask where’s Rohit

The Indian cricket team has arrived in the US for the upcoming three-match T20I series against the West Indies which starts from Saturday.Players have been taking to their social media handles posting pictures of themselves while practising and enjoying in Florida.On Friday, skipper Virat Kohli also posted a picture with his teammates on Instagram with

KTM RC 200: Same Price, Other Options
KTM RC 200: Same Price, Other Options

The KTM RC 200 has been around for a while now but it continues to be one of the most sought after motorcycle in the entry-level sports bike segment. It packs a 199.5cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine that delivers 25.83PS and 19.5Nm of torque. Complimenting the sporty motor are its trellis frame, WP upside-down front fork and a