Jammu and Kashmir : Two militants killed in encounter in Kulgam

New Delhi : Two militants were killed Wednesday in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Acting on a credible input about presence of ultras in Gopalpora area of Kulgam, security forces launched a cordon and search operation, a police spokesman said. “During the search operation, the hiding […]

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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Said : Hopeful that new dispensation will introspect Kashmir policy

New Delhi : Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Sunday criticised the Centre’s Kashmir policy and expressed hope that the new political dispensation will do an “introspection”. He said it was “unfortunate” that the Centre had “choked” all means of peaceful protests, seminars and “was not allowing pro-freedom leaders to meet people” in the […]

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In Arunachal PradeshElection Commission orders repolling in two booths

New Delhi: Repolling will be held in two booths in Arunachal Pradesh on May 21, following complaints of electoral malpractices, officials said Saturday. The repolling will be held in one booth in Koloriang constituency of Kurung Kumey district and one booth in Tali seat of Kra Daadi district, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer Liken Koyu said […]

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Delhi : Rainy day in national capital

New Delhi : Rain brought a much needed respite from the scorching heat on Wednesday and this spell of pleasant weather is likely to continue for another couple of days. Several parts of the national received morning showers which made the weather pleasant. The minimum temperature was recorded at 24.3 degrees Celsius, a notch below […]

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Akhilesh Yadav Said : FIR Should be Registered Against Yogi if any Life is Lost Due to Stray Cattle

New Delhi : Samajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday once again raised the issue of stray cattle creating a menace in the state. He said an FIR should be registered against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath if any life was lost due to stray animals. The SP chief was […]

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Pakistan apprehends 30 Guj fishermen, seizes 6 boats

New Delhi : At least 30 Gujarat fishermen were apprehended early Monday by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) near the international maritime boundary in the Arabian Sea, a Porbandar-based National Fishworkers’ Forum (NFF) official said. NFF secretary Manish Lodhari said the PMSA also seized six fishing boats. “Thirty fishermen on board six boats were apprehended […]

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DELHI : 5 injured as LPG cylinder explodes in Geeta Colony

New Delhi :Five members of a family were injured after an LPG cylinder exploded in a residential building in Geeta Colony area of East Delhi on Monday, fire officials said. Fire department was informed about the blaze at around 6.40 am and three fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire was brought under […]

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‘Fani Cyclone’ heading towards West Bengal, rain lashes city

New Delhi :Normal life in and around Kolkata was thrown out of gear on Friday as cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ made landfall in neighbouring Odisha. Squally winds and rains hit Kolkata leading to waterlogging and traffic congestion. ‘Fani’ is likely to reach West Bengal by Friday evening. Coastal areas of the state also experienced heavy rains […]

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Former Kerala Finance Minister Passes Away

New Delhi : Former Kerala finance minister V Viswanatha Menon passed away at a private hospital here Friday, his family said. He was 92. He is survived by his wife and two sons. He had been undergoing treatment at the hospital here for age-related ailments. Menon, a former Communist leader, served as the Finance Minister […]

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Pithoragarh : Two killed as car rolls down deep gorge

New Delhi : Two persons were killed and as many injured Thursday when the car they were travelling in rolled down a gorge at a village here. The vehicle was returning from Jakh village when it fell into a 150 metre-deep gorge near Aincholi village, Pithoragarh Superintendent of Police R C Rajguru said. The deceased […]

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