Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich district Two children drown in pit full of water

New Delhi: Two children drowned while taking bath in a pit full of water in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich district, police said Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday when three children — Saddam (8), Raju (9) and Tabrej (10) — were taking bath and slipped into the deep water at Chaitupurwa village in Dargah Sharif […]

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Several Bengali film, Television actors join Bharatiya Janata Party

New Delhi: Several Bengali actors, including Parno Mittra, joined the BJP here on Thursday in presence of the party’s West Bengal unit head Dilip Ghosh. Welcoming the 12 actors into the party fold, Ghosh said the people in the state are inspired by the leadership and development work done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rishi […]

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India Meteorological Department red alert in 3 districts of Kerala

New Delhi: With the southwest monsoon set to intensify in Kerala over the next few days, the India Meteorological Department has sounded a red alert in Idukki, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts of the state. The alarm has been sounded for Idukki district from July 18 to 20, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts for July 19. The […]

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Bharatiya Janata Party urges Guv to direct Speaker to take up voting on

New Delhi: The BJP has appealed to Governor Vajubhai Vala to direct the Speaker to take up the voting on the confidence motion moved by chief minister H D Kumaraswamy Thursday itself fearing that the coalition partners Congress and JD(S) were indulging in delaying tactics. A BJP delegation met the governor even as the assembly […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami announces two new districts, number in Tamil Nadu up to 35

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Thursday announced that Tenkasi and Chengelpet districts would be carved out of Tirunelveli and Kanchipuram respectively, taking the total number of districts in the state to 35. “The bifurcation is done for administrative convenience following representations from Ministers, MLAs and the general public,” he announced while making […]

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Kathua rape case: High Court issues notices to Jammu and Kashmir, convicts

New Delhi: The Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday issued notices to the Jammu and Kashmir government and six men convicted in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua on a plea by her father seeking enhanced punishment for them. The court also issued a notice to the accused […]

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Pakistan should immediately release Kulbhushan Jadhav: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

  New Delhi: A day after the World Court ordered Pakistan to review death penalty to Kulbhushan Jadhav, India Thursday asked Pakistan to release the former Navy officer forthwith and vowed to vigorously continue efforts to bring him back. Making a statement in both houses of Parliament on the judgement by the International Court of […]

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Man held with 20 grams heroin in Himachal Pradesh’s Kasol

New Delhi: A 47-year-old man was arrested in Himachal Pradesh’s Kasol village with 20 grams of heroin on Thursday, police said. Pradeep Kumar, a local, was arrested near National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Colony in Manikaran, said Gaurav Singh, Superintendent of Police of Kullu district. A case has been registered against him at Kullu Sadar […]

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International Court of Justice (ICJ) rules Pakistan must review Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence

New Delhi: In a major victory for India, the International Court of Justice on Wednesday ruled that Pakistan must review the death sentence for Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court Jadhav, 49, a retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by the Pakistani military court […]

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