Date wise Archive


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a namesake in Israel -- a young town that seeks to emerge as the "City of the Future".
Modi'in Maccabim Re'ut is a modern city, located in central Israel, about 35 km south-east of the capital, Tel Aviv.


The country's new anti-hijacking law, which prescribes capital punishment in the event of death of "any person", has come into force following a government notification.


Ahead of a crucial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump stopped short of condemning Moscow for meddling in the US presidential election and refused to say if he would raise the issue when the leaders go behind closed doors.


British Prime Minister Theresa May called for plans to put up a statue of "Iron Lady" Margaret Thatcher outside the British parliament to go ahead despite concerns it could be targeted by vandals.


The Paris prosecutor's office is investigating suspected irregularities in the organization of a high-profile trip to Las Vegas by President Emmanuel Macron when he was a French government minister.


Police are questioning the Indonesian business partner of President Donald Trump over allegations he sent threatening text messages to a deputy attorney general.

Seatac (US)

Officials say a Delta Airlines flight bound for Beijing returned to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after a passenger assaulted a flight attendant. KOMO-TV reports Sea-Tac Airport spokesman Perry Cooper says the incident happened on Delta flight 129 last night.


Islamic State militants attacked a village south of Mosul, killing several people including two journalists, even as they were about to lose their last redoubt in the city to an Iraqi military onslaught, security sources said on Friday.


US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to size each other up in person for the first time on Friday in what promises to be the most highly anticipated meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit.

Hong Kong

China`s first aircraft carrier sailed into Hong Kong waters on Friday, its latest show of growing military might at a time of rising regional tension.


Heavy rains have caused flooding and landslides in central China's Hunan province, the worst natural disaster to hit the area in 60 years, killing several people and causing damage to property, officials said today.


The Tamil Nadu government today expressed concern over a Sri Lankan fisheries bill, saying it was aimed at preventing Indian fishermen from exercising their traditional fishing rights in the Palk Bay.


A social activist today filed a petition before the Bombay High Court here against the public meeting held by BJP President Amit Shah in a prohibited area at the Goa airport in Dabolim on July 1.


The Centre has decided to set up bio-toilets at the Ganga ghats here, said an official here today.
In the first phase, the bio-toilets, to be set up under the Centre's Namami Gange project, would come up at six ghats, said project member Tanveer Ahmad.


Hundreds of dead fish were found floating in the Ganga near the temple town of Shukratal, prompting Union minister Sanjeev Balyan to visit the area and demand a probe, police said today.


The seventh batch of 2,246 pilgrims today left Jammu for the 3,888-metre-high Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.


Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu made two rather unusual requests to Speaker of the Assembly Kavinder Gupta today.


Authorities today imposed restrictions in parts of Kashmir to maintain law and order as the Valley braces for the first death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen 'commander' Burhan Wani tomorrow.


Veteran Congress leader Saifuddin Soz today said Kashmiris cannot be won over by the military force, asserting that the youths of the valley cannot be dubbed as "stone pelters" as they have a reason to revolt.


Bucking the trend of public stirs against liquor shops, a group of women staged a protest against shifting of an outlet from their village, saying the men would not be safe if they ventured far away.

Report by: 
Pradeep Kapoor

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath may have complimented his government for good performance during first 100 days but opposition is not impressed.


Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla today said that National Cadet Corps (NCC) should be made mandatory for every student as it brings them closer and is a step towards national integration.


A speeding train today mowed down a wild elephant while it was trying to cross a railway track in north Lakhimpur district of Assam, a forest official said.


The death anniversary of the Mizo leader Laldenga was observed here today with people laying wreaths at his burial place at the Treasury Square.


Sikkim chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling said on Thursday that the direct impact of Gorkhaland agitation on life of the people of Sikkim must be looked into with utmost seriousness.


Fourteen districts of Assam are in the grip of floods, nearly 39,753 people have been affected by it so far.

New Delhi/Itanagar

The wreckage of the Indian Air Force helicopter that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday and the bodies of the three crew members and one policeman on board have been recovered, the IAF said late on Thursday.


One person has been arrested from south Kolkata for his alleged involvement in the international child trafficking racket in which three persons including a couple were arrested earlier, police said today.


Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy today accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government in West Bengal of suppressing information on communal riots in Baduria and said his counterpart K N Tripathi is well within his rights to ask questions to the state administration.


The border guards of India and Bangladesh today kept their guns and combat uniforms aside and played football at a remote village in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district to help build confidence and comradeship among themselves.