Rajasthan Government directs officials to remain alert over AES

New Delhi: The Rajasthan government has directed officials to remain alert in the state after over 100 children died in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES). Directions have been issued to the health department and all government hospitals to remain aler and make prior arrangements to deal with the disease, Health Minister […]

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 25 lakh ex-gratia for jawan’s kin

New Delhi: Expressing grief over the death of Odia Army jawan Naik Ajit Kumar Sahoo in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh for the next of the kin of the deceased. While condemning the terrorist act, Patnaik said the assistance will be given from the Chief […]

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Samajwadi Party leader abducted, killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur

New Delhi: A Samajwadi Party (SP) leader was abducted and killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, police said on Wednesday. Santosh Punem, who was also a contractor, was abducted by ultras late Tuesday evening from his construction site in Marimalla village where he had gone to supervise some road- related work, Superintendent of Police […]

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Actor Saiyami Kher to star in Anurag Kashyap’s next

New Delhi: Actor Saiyami Kher has bagged filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s next directorial, which is currently in production. Saiyami, who made her debut with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s “Mirzya”, will feature alongside Malayalam actor Roshan Mathew in the film. “It has still not sunk in that I am in an Anurag Kashapy film. Its an understatement to […]

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Tripura Chief Minister Bipalb Kumar Deb plans to turn Agartala into world class city

New Delhi: Plans are on to elevate the status of Tripura capital to that of a world class city by providing it with modern amenities, Chief Minister Bipalb Kumar Deb has said. The city now has integrated intelligent traffic signal system, wide roads, well maintained parks and better parking services, Deb said. “At present, we […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes good health, long life to Congress president Rahul on his birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished good health and a long life to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. Modi took to Twitter to convey his wishes to Gandhi, who turned 49 on Wednesday. “Best wishes to Shri Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. May he be blessed with good health and […]

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7 civilians injured in grenade attack near Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district police station

New Delhi: At least seven civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said. The militants lobbed the grenade towards the police station, but it exploded on the roadside, causing injuries to seven passers-by, the officials said. The security forces have […]

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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant may induct Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo in cabinet

New Delhi: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has hinted that there could be a cabinet reshuffle to induct state Assembly’s Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo. Sawant on Tuesday night said Lobo, a two-term BJP MLA from Calangute Assembly seat in North Goa district, would be given a “bigger responsibility” in the state soon. He was speaking […]

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8 people killed, 11 injured in road accident on Uttar Pradesh Moradabad-Agra national highway

New Delhi: At least eight people were killed and 11 others injured when their vehicle collided with a mini-goods carrier on the Moradabad-Agra national highway here, police said Wednesday. Superintendent of Police Yamuna Prasad said the accident took place late Tuesday night near Lehrawan village. The victims were returning home after attending a wedding, he […]

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