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20 militants sneak into Kashmir, forces put on high alert in J-K

20 militants sneak into Kashmir, forces put on high alert in J-K

The security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been put on a high alert following reports of large scale infiltration of militants in the Valley from across the Line of Control, officials said here today. There are reports of infiltration of over 20 militants into Kashmir from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) […]

by August 18, 2018
Seven killed, 26 injured in Shimla bus accident

Seven killed, 26 injured in Shimla bus accident

Seven persons were killed after a bus carrying 33 passengers rolled down a gorge near Chaila in Shimla district. The bus was on its way to Tikkar from Shimla. All the seven persons, including two women, died on the spot, while the 26 others have been injured. The accident was […]

by August 18, 2018
LPG cylinders to be costlier in another setback after fuel price hike

LPG cylinders to be costlier in another setback after fuel price hike

In yet another blow to the public after a continuous hike in fuel prices in the past two weeks, prices for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) increased by Rs 2.34 and Rs 48 for subsidised and non-subsidised cylinders respectively in the national capital on Friday. The new price for subsidised (14.2 […]

by August 18, 2018
PM Modi discusses bilateral ties with Singapore PM, president

PM Modi discusses bilateral ties with Singapore PM, president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in areas like trade and investment, connectivity, innovation and technology. The two leaders also exchanged views to strengthen bilateral relations and explored further cooperation in the flagship initiatives of the […]

by August 18, 2018
Regularisation of contractual staff: Hooda govt‘s poll-centric move was illegal

Regularisation of contractual staff: Hooda govt‘s poll-centric move was illegal

The writing was on the wall. Thursday’s decision of the Punjab and Haryana high court to of contractual Haryana government employees did not come as a surprise. Staring at an electoral defeat after a nine-year run, the Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government had in May 2014 blatantly ignored the advice […]

by August 18, 2018
PM Modi launches BHIM, RuPay and SBI apps in Singapore

PM Modi launches BHIM, RuPay and SBI apps in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched three Indian mobile payment apps in Singapore at a business event aimed at internationalisation of the country’s digital payment platform. At the ‘Business, Innovation and Community Event’ on Thursday in Singapore, where digital platform was the main feature, Modi launched India’s BHIM, RuPay and SBI […]

by August 18, 2018
Let‘s Talk About Child Rape: No one can vouch for rapists even after therapy, says…

Let‘s Talk About Child Rape: No one can vouch for rapists even after therapy, says…

Anyone capable of abducting, drugging, serially raping and brutally killing a young child is a perverted, egotistical, sociopathic sadist with no sense of empathy or guilt. There are no other terms to describe a person who brutally rapes and kills little children just because he wants to and can. It’s […]

by August 18, 2018
PM Modi calls for free navigation, rules-based order for Asian seas amid territorial…

PM Modi calls for free navigation, rules-based order for Asian seas amid territorial…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on Friday the importance of ensuring the freedom of navigation in Asian waters for free trade, days after Modi is visiting three countries in Southeast Asia this week as part of an “Act East” policy of strengthening relations in the region amid concern over China’s […]

by August 18, 2018
Sita‘s birth from earthen pot shows test tube baby concept existed during Ramayana,…

Sita‘s birth from earthen pot shows test tube baby concept existed during Ramayana,…

Uttar Pradesh’s deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma said on Friday the advance medical procedure of test tube baby existed during the period of Ramayana, a day after equating the “People say Sita ji was born from an earthen pot, which means at the time of Ramayana, a concept similar to […]

by August 18, 2018
Kathua rape-murder trial begins, seven accused produced in court

Kathua rape-murder trial begins, seven accused produced in court

The trial in the rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua began here on Thursday with seven of the eight accused being produced before the district and sessions judge after the Supreme Court shifted the hearing outside Jammu and Kashmir. After hearing arguments and counter arguments, the court asked […]

by August 18, 2018