Date wise Archive

NEW DELHI

India has pushed in more troops in a "non-combative mode" to strengthen its position in an area near Sikkim, where its soldiers have been locked in a standoff with Chinese troops for almost a month now in what has been the longest such impasse between the two armies s

Islamabad

Pakistan today said that it was "travesty of logic" to link the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav with civilian prisoners, a day after India sought early consular access to its national sentenced to death by a military court.

NEW DELHI

India ushered in a new economic reality with a 60-minute star-studded midnight gala at the imposing Central Hall of Parliament, thus becoming only the seventh country in the world to have a nationwide Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Kozhikode

The Kerala Intelligence has received reports of death of five persons from Malabar while fighting for Islamic State in Syria, but the news cannot be authenticated as the information was first received by the victims' family, an official has said.

Darjeeling (WB)

The situation in Darjeeling hills remained tense but incident-free on the 18th day of the indefinite shutdown which has crippled the normal life in the picturesque Himalayan resort and its neighbouring areas.

Lucknow

A gang-rape survivor was allegedly attacked with acid in the state capital for the fourth time in eight years, the police said today. This is the fifth time that she has been targeted, the police said. She had been stabbed in 2012.

Panaji

BJP president Amit Shah has said that more incidents of lynching had occurred during the previous governments than during the three years of NDA rule, but no one had raised questions then. "I do not want to compare and undermine the current incidents of lynching.

Lucknow

A push for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya is likely to gain momentum from Guru Poornima next week when saints gather at the Naradanand Ashram in Sitapur to chalk out a roadmap in this regard.

Srinagar

Restrictions remained in force in parts of Srinagar for the third consecutive day today in view of a strike called by separatists to protest the killing of two civilians during an anti-militancy operation.

Lucknow

Taking serious note of the killing of five persons over a land dispute in Raebareli, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today announced financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each for the families of victims while directing the IG zone to probe the matter.

Srinagar

A Jammu and Kashmir minister has appealed to former chief minister Omar Abdullah to leverage his fan following on social media to counter "negative publicity by a section of national electronic media" against Kashmir and help promote tourism in the Valley.

Jaipur

Family members of slain gangster Anandpal Singh are holding on to their demand for a CBI inquiry and have refused to cremate him, eight days after he was gunned down by Rajasthan Police in an encounter.

Hyderabad

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi today accused the BJP of reverting to its "original agenda" by raising issues like Ram temple and cow protection as it had failed to deliver on its poll promises of economic revival and job creation.

Puducherry

Opposition presidential hopeful Meira Kumar today reiterated that she had requested members of the collegium comprising all MPs and members of state assemblies to "heed the inner voice of conscience and act in the best interest of the country."  Talking to reporters a

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce tomorrow its verdict on the plea of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others seeking quashing of a money-laundering case against them.

NEW DELHI

The Centre is promoting the social audit of work carried out under MNREGA to bring more transparency in schemes and check corruption, officials said.

Lucknow

The Congress today expelled Vinay Pradhan, its Meerut district unit chief, who was earlier suspended for making certain "insulting" remarks against Rahul Gandhi, from the party for six years.

Jaipur

A sermon by Baldiyapura village panchayat allegedly banning girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones has struck a wrong note with the Rajasthan Women Commission, with the body calling for an inquiry into the matter.The Commission took cognisance of media repor

Gurugram

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has directed the traffic police to make proper arrangements in view of the various ongoing development works in the city, so that a minimum inconvenience was caused to the commuters.The chief minister today said the commuters

Jammu

Union Minister Jitendra Singh today said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented in Jammu and Kashmir in the next three to four days, as he ruled out any difference between the BJP and the PDP, the ruling coalition partners in the state.The Minister of St

Puducherry

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi has come out with an initiative to evolve reforms for the inmates of Central prison in the Union TerritShe visited the prison at Kalapet some 20 kms from here today and held discussions with the delegates of various non-governmental o

MANDYA (KTK)

Traffic on Bengaluru-Mysuru highway was affected today for a brief period as farmers blocked it to protest against the release of Cauvery water from Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam to Tamil Nadu.

Coimbatore

Union minister Suresh Prabhu today assured that the overnight train, UDAY from the city to Bengaluru would be launched by September end.

Panaji

Social activist Aires Rodrigues today filed a complaint with authorities against the alleged illegal and unauthorised public meeting organised by the BJP on the Dabolim Airport premises which was addressed by the party's president Amit Shah.

Panaji

The BJP will have its office in all districts of the country by December 2018, party president Amit Shah said today.

Report by: 
L.S. Herdenia

As far as minority bashing is concerned, Madhya Pradesh is no exception. In many cases Muslims and Christians have been arrested on almost imaginary charges. In one case, the charge of sedition was slapped on a group of 15 Muslim youngsters following the allegation that they celebrated Pakistan's victory in Champions Trophy finals and also burst crackers.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

The Calcutta High Court has commuted the life sentence of the prime accused in the horrifying and macabre firing incident of Garacharma village way back in the year 1995.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

The Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, North and Middle Andaman, Saw Thathu, recently, chaired a meeting of all elected Panchayati Raj Institution members of the region to discuss modifications in the plan proposals by the local government.

Port Blair

The South Andaman Police have  cracked three cases of  theft, apprehended three persons and seized two motorcycles and one music system from their possession. On the complaint of Sartish Kumar, Junglighat, , a case vide Crime No.

Author: 
Romen Dutta

“Action separates the heroes from the spectators. The faster one reaches for help, the better are the chances of the victim’s recovery. In a medical crisis, rush to a multispecialty emergency specialist, preferably, any hospital closest to you,” should be the norm followed judiciously.

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