Tripura now exporting power to Nepal: Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Devvarma

New Delhi: Power surplus state, Tripura in now exporting electricity to Nepal, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Devvarma said Wednesday. Devvarma who is also the Power minister said “We have been selling 190 MW power to Bangladesh for last so many years and now we have started exporting 40 MW power to Nepal from our surplus […]

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Asian champion P U Chitrawins gold with season’s best run

New Delhi: Asian champion P U Chitra ran her season’s best to win the women’s 1500m gold at the Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna, Sweden. Chitra, who won the gold in the Asian Championships in Doha in April, clocked 4 minute 12.65 seconds to finish ahead of Kenya’s Mercy Cherono, who won 5000m gold in […]

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15 people dead, 36 injured in road accidents Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal , Fatehpur

New Delhi: At least 15 people lost their lives and 36 others sustained injuries in two separate accidents in the state, police said on Wednesday. Seven people were killed and 25 injured when a bus collided with a truck in Fatehpur on Wednesday morning, they said. Additional Superintendent of Police Pooja Yadav said the accident […]

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Father, son electrocuted to death in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda

New Delhi: Two members of a family were electrocuted to death after coming in contact with a high-voltage wire that fell on their house in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda district, police said Wednesday. Pappu Khan (47) and his son, Safiq (17), were sleeping outside their house in Badegaon village when the overhead wire fell on their […]

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Russia, China block United States (UN) from saying North Korea violated sanctions

New Delhi: Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products which are key for its economy, two U.N. diplomats said Tuesday. The diplomats said the Russians and Chinese notified the committee before Tuesday’s deadline for […]

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US President Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid with mega rally, says ‘Keep America Great’

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign with a jam-packed rally in Florida on Tuesday, urging his supporters to “keep this team in place” for four more years as he vowed to “Keep America Great”. The 73-year-old real estate investor-turned-politician, who became the 45th President of the United States of […]

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Man worships U.S.President Donald Trump in elangana, erects statue

New Delhi: An admirer of Donald Trump’s “strong leadership” and “bold attitude” in Telangana has erected a six-foot-tall statue of the US president at his home and worships him like a “god”. As tensions over trade-related issues heat up between India and the US, Bussa Krishna, a 32-year-old farmer from Konne village in Jangaon district, […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduces his council of ministers to Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday introduced his new Council of Ministers to the Lok Sabha. It is a customary practice for the prime minister to introduce the council of ministers after the new government takes over or if there is a reshuffle or expansion of the union cabinet. The prime minster read out […]

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Three teenagers go missing from Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli

New Delhi: Three teenagers, who had together gone for a bath in a canal here, have gone missing in Uttar Pradesh’s Kandhla town in Shamli district, police said Wednesday. The trio had gone for a bath in the canal on Monday but when they did not return home till Tuesday morning, their parents informed police, […]

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Congress to skip all-party meeting on simultaneous polls

New Delhi: The Congress will skip the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the ‘one nation, one election’ issue as it is opposed to the idea of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections, sources said on Wednesday. The decision was taken at a meeting of the party’s top leaders in the […]

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