Aug 27

Man crushed to death over land dispute

Badaun: A man was killed after two person ranover a tractor on him in Bisili area, police said today. A land dispute was stated to be the reason for the murder. Latoori Singh (45) was going to collect fodder for his cattle in the morning when he was crushed to death by Chandan and Mahendra,

PM, Shah to address CMs of BJP-ruled states

New Delhi:  A meeting of BJP chief ministersand deputy chief ministers in which the party top brass, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will address them on the agenda of good governance and pro-poor measures got underway here today. BJP chief Amit Shah inaugurated the meeting, which will be addressed by Modi later in the evening.

Woman raped, attacked with acid in Kanpur

Kanpur: A 40-year-old woman from Allahabadwas allegedly raped by three men who also poured acid on her face before dumping her on the tracks close to Kanpur Railway Station, police said today. The victim was found with severe damage to one of her eyes, burns on her face and neck yesterday afternoon, police said, adding that

7 killed in UP road accident

Lucknow: Seven persons were killed and two others seriously injured on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh’s Ambedkarnagar district when their vehicle was hit head on by a tractor, police said. The condition of one of the injured is stated to be “very critical”. An officer told IANS that Haji Vakeel Ahmad, resident of Nariyaon village in Jehangirganj

It is time for Pakistan to respond if it wants peace in Kashmir: Mehbooba

It is time for Pakistan to respond if it wants peace in Kashmir: J&K CM- Mehbooba. High hopes from PM Modi on resolving Kashmir issue says Mehbooba. Separatists should come forward and help J&K government in saving innocent

India ranked 77 in disaster risk index of the world

Berlin:  While Bangladesh is among the top five countries at risk of disaster, India ranks 77th on the World Risk Index — marginally better positioned than Pakistan which is placed 72. The index is part of the World Risk Report 2016 released on Thursday by the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security

US backs Amnesty over India sedition case

Washington: The United States has backed Amnesty International after a sedition case was registered against the global rights group in Bengaluru for hosting a Kashmir event where alleged anti-India slogans were raised. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said that US supported the right to freedom of expresson for anyone, including the Amnesty. “With Amnesty

Son of BJP Leader kidnapped by ULFA, ransom 1Cr

Video released by the banned terror outfit United Liberation Front of Asom or ULFA, they kidnapped son of an Assam BJP leader appeals for help. ULFA has demanded a one crore rupee ransom for his release. Kuldip Moran, 27 who was abducted from Arunachal Pradesh on 1st august can be seen on the photo kneeling

B’desh proposes life term for defaming 1971 War, ‘Bangabandhu’

Dhaka: Bangladesh’s Cabinet today approved adraft law with a provision of life imprisonment and Tk 1 crore compensation for defaming the 1971 Liberation War against Pakistan and the country’s founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. “The proposed law suggests that if anybody conducts propaganda against the War of Liberation and its spirit, Father of the Nation ‘Bangabandhu’

Sushma meets Aung San Suu Kyi

Nay Pyi Taw: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Myanmar’s State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi here. “An old friend of India, a new partner in progress. EAM meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor & FM of Myanmar,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted along with pictures

Baloch leaders booked for supporting Modi’s comments

Islamabad: Cases have been registered against separatist Baloch leaders Brahamdagh Bugti, Harbiyar Marri and Banuk Karima Baloch for supporting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statements on Balochistan, police said on Monday. The five separate cases were registered on the complaints of petitioners Munir Ahmed, Maulana Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Hussain, Ghulam Yaseen Jatak and Muhammad Rahim

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AAP doesn’t have money to fight election: Kejriwal

Panaji: Aam Admi Party does not have moneyto fight election despite running Delhi government, AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal has said. “It would look odd but it is true that despite a one-and-half year of governance in Delhi, AAP does not have money to fight election. I can show you my bank account, even party

Three among a cop inured, Rohini Police Encounter

Delhi: Delhi Police constable along with other three persons sustained bullet injuries in an encounter between Police and a group of alleged criminals on late Saturday night in Rohini. Police nabbed five people and arrested them, confirmed by police spokesperson. According to DCP Vikramjit Singh, police team encountered group of criminals at Rohini Sector 24

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No relief from HC to prison guard carrying brown sugar in jail

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has refused to interfere with a 2008 order of Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal (MAT) confirming departmental penal action of stopping increment for three years in case of a prison guard who was found carrying 40 grams of brown sugar at Yerwada central prison in Pune more than a decade ago. The

Breaking- Urjit Patel new RBI Governor

An eminent economist and banker Urjit Patel has been appointed as New Governor of Reserve Bank of India. Patel will be succeeding Raghuram Rajan, who stunned the whole economic enthusiasts and financial market after announcing his stepping down from RBI Governor

Oppn delegation from J-K meets Prez, seeks his intervention

New Delhi:  As the unrest in Kashmir entered the 43rd day, leaders of opposition parties from Jammu and Kashmir led by Omar Abdullah today knocked at the doors of President Pranab Mukherjee, requesting him to urge the Centre in finding a solution “politically”. With no signs of peace returning to the Valley, Omar, working President

One killed, seven hurt in building collapse in Maihar

Maihar: A woman was killed and sevenothers today when a three-storey building collapsed here in Satna district, officials said. One woman was killed and seven others have been injured in the incident, while 9-12 persons are feared trapped in the debris, Satna Collector Naresh Pal told PTI. The incident took place around noon when the

OIC chief says Kashmir not internal problem of India: Pakistani official

Islamabad: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the world’s largest bloc of Muslim countries, on Saturday said that Kashmir is “not an internal problem of India but an international issue”, according to a top Pakistani official. OIC Secretary General Iyad Amin Madani, who is on an official visit to Pakistan, discussed “human rights violations” in

India pledges Rs 39.97 mln for upgrading school in Nepal

Kathmandu: India has pledged financialassistance worth Nepali Rs 39.97 million for the construction of a new building and a hostel facility at a Sanskrit school in eastern Nepal. A tripartite agreement between the Indian Embassy, the Local Development Officer, Ilam District, and Principal of Shree Saptmai Gurukul Sanskrit Vidhyashram Secondary School was signed in this

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Wrestler Narsingh’s mother, village demand a CBI probe

Lucknow: A day after wrestler Narsingh Yadav was handed a four-year ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on a doping charge, stopping him from participating in the Rio Olympics, his mother Bhulna Devi has demanded a CBI probe into the “conspiracy to eliminate him from the Olympics”. “We have lost face, what will