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Pak must rein in terror: India, US

By Yoshita Singh and Lalit K Jha, WASHINGTON, India, US called on Pak to expeditiously bring to justice the perpetrators of the Mumbai, Pathankot attacks and other cross-border terrorist assaults by Pakistan-based groups INDIA and the US on Tuesday v..

India, Netherlands sign 3 MoUs

  AMSTERDAM, DESCRIBING the Netherlands as India’s “natural partner” in its economic development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the bilateral ties with the country’s major trading partner will grow rapidly.A..

SC declines order against notification on Aadhaar

  NEW DELHI, THE Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to pass an interim order against the Centre’s notification making Aadhaar mandatory for availing of benefits of social welfare schemes, with the Government assuring it that no one would be d..

Mah Govt to adopt novel schemes for funds: CM

  MUMBAI, A delegation of farmers from around 40 villages in State meets Fadnavis MAHARASHTRA Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said that the Rs 34,022 crore farm loan waiver scheme announced last week would put a burden on the State c..

EU fines Google $2.7 bn for abusing search monopoly

  LONDON, Google accused of manipulating its search engine results to favour its new shopping serviceGoogle says, its entry into online shopping space has been good for consumers and retailers, and argues that it was not a monopoly player THE Eu..

Modi at White House for maiden meeting with Trump

  WASHINGTON, “The grand welcome extended to me and my delegation is in effect a welcome gesture for 125 crore Indians. I am grateful to President Trump and First Lady Melania for this,” said Prime Minister Modi   THE world&rsq..

‘Together we’ll finish terrorism’

  WASHINGTON, ASSURING each other of fullest strategic and mutually beneficial cooperation for growth and stability, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump committed India and the United States to work togather to combat terrori..

2 from Mah pedal to history

  By Ashish Agashe, MUMBAI, The 4,900-km Race Across America (RAAM) is considered to be the toughest cycle race in the world. Gokulnath stood 7th while Samarth was number 8th ELEVEN days, 18 hours and 45 minutes after setting out from Californ..

Haryana’s Manushi is Miss India World

  By Nivedita NEW DELHI, SHE comes from Haryana, is all of 20, is studying medicine and has just won the Miss India World 2017 crown. Manushi Chhillaris focused on winning the Miss World title forIndia, but herlife’s mission, she says, is a..

Assam Governor, CM visit Kamakhya shrine

  GUWAHATI, LAKHS of pilgrims on Monday offered prayers to Goddess Kamakhya after the doors of the Kamakhya temple atop the Nilachal Hill here reopened after remaining closed for four days.The doors which were closed from the 22nd of this monthre..

Oil tanker blast kills 151 in Pak

  By M Zulqernain, LAHORE, Massive fire caused by someone who lit a  cigarette after an oil tanker overturned on highway and crowds rushed to collect fuel More than 140 injured, most of the dead bodies were completely charred and will be id..

Modi gets warm welcome in US

  By Yoshita Singh, WASHINGTON, PRIME Minister Narendra Modi was on Sunday warmly greeted by a group of people from the Indian community who were waiting for him outside a high-security hotel here where he is staying. Modi, who arrived in the U..

2 holed up ultras killed in J&K

  SRINAGAR, TWO Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed and three soldiers injured on Sunday in fighting that erupted the previous day with an attack on a CRPF patrol that left a trooper dead, authorities said. After hours of fighting to liq..

PM recalls Emergency as India’s ‘dark night’

    NEW DELHI, Modi greets nation on Eid and Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra also lauds achievements of ISRO and yoga promoters in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ PRIME Minister Narendra Modi in a broadcast on Sunday recalled the “dark night&rd..

Super Srikanth lifts Australian Open title

  SYDNEY, INDIAN shuttler Kidambi Srikanth notched up his second successive Super Series title with a stunning straight-game triumph over reigning Olympic and world champion Chen Long in the Australian Open summit clash here on Sunday.The world n..

Super Srikanth lifts Australian Open title

  SYDNEY, INDIAN shuttler Kidambi Srikanth notched up his second successive Super Series title with a stunning straight-game triumph over reigning Olympic and world champion Chen Long in the Australian Open summit clash here on Sunday.The world n..

Rs 34,000 cr Mah farm loan waiver

    MUMBAI, Debt of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer written off Those repaying loan regularly to get Rs 25,000 grant At least 89 lakh farmers to get the benefit Approximately 40 lakh farmers to be debt-free Present and past ministers, traders,..

Jawan cremated on son’s b’day

  Pune/Kolhapur, Sepoy Shravan Balku Mane cremated with full military honours in Shahuwadi, Kolhapur district Mane’s father retired from the Army several years ago and his elder brother Sagar is also an Armyman   NAIK Sandip Jadhav h..

India, Portugal sign 11 pacts

  LISBON, The agreements included cooperation in outer space, double taxation avoidance, nano technology among others INDIA and Portugal on Saturday announced a four million euros joint fund to bolster research in science and technology as Prime..

Man dupes 2,000 tourists

  NEW DELHI, DELHI Police have arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly cheating more than 2,000 people from all over India of crores on the pretext of providing luxurious holiday tour packages in five-star hotels. The accused, Raman Kapoor, is ..

SIT to probe DySP’s lynching

  SRINAGAR, JAMMU and Kashmir Police on Saturday formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the lynching of an officer outside Jamia Masjid here and said it has arrested five of the 12 persons identified in connection withthe crime.&ldquo..

It’s Meira Kumar vs Kovind

  NEW DELHI, JD(U) firm on supporting Kovind Mayawati supports Meira Kumar Congress has made Kumar a “scapegoat”, says BJP The polls will be held on July 17 and counting on 20th WITH 17 Opposition parties picking former Lok Sabh..

Farmers oppose land acquisition by MoD

  THANE, THE farmers protesting construction of a boundary wall around a plot of defence land in the district on Thursday set vehicles on fire and clashed with police, leaving 22 persons, including 12 policemen, injured. The aggrieved farmers ha..

Pak BAT team crosses border, kills 2 jawans

  JAMMU, One of the attackers killed in retaliatory fire by Indian Army IN THIRD such attack this year, a team of Pakistani special forces on Thursday sneaked 600 metres across the Line of Control (LoC) into the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmi..

34 killed as Taliban attack Afghan bank

  LASHKAR GAH, AT LEAST 34 people were killed on Thursday when a Taliban car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan’s Lashkar Gah city as people were queueing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramzan.Dozens ..

GST to lower overall tax burden in the long run: RBI Governor

  MUMBAI,  RESERVE Bank Governor Urjit Patel on Thursday said the soon-to-be implemented goods and services tax (GST) will not only create a national market but will also broaden the tax base which in turn will lower the overall taxes in the..

It’s yoga across the globe

    LUCKNOW/DELHI,   Yoga is as important as salt in food: Modi LAKHS of people across the country and the world bent, stretched and twisted on the third International Day of Yoga on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who l..

Ramdev leads group of 54,000 people to set world record

  AHMEDABAD, THE International Yoga Day event held at Ahmedabad’s GMDC ground on Wednesday entered the Guinness World Records Book with over 54,000 persons, led by yoga guru Ramdev, participating in it to perform various asanas.The number, ..

Karnan locked in Presidency jail in Kolkata; SC rejects bail plea

  KOLKATA/NEW DELHI, FORMER Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan was Wednesday lodged in a Kolkata jail even as he failed to get any last-minute reprieve from the Supreme Court after being on the run for six weeks. The 62-year-old Karnan, who wa..

Left wants Prakash Ambedkar

  HYDERABAD, PRAKASH Ambedkar, a former MP and grandson of B R Ambedkar, is emerging as the top pick of Left parties for the presidential election. CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury is holding informal consultations with the Congress and ..

JD(U) backs Kovind’s candidature

  PATNA/NEW DELHI, THE Opposition on Wednesday suffered a big blow with JD(U) deciding to back the NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the President’s election boosting the numbers for the ruling side while the rivals made it clear that they w..

I-T Deptt attaches 12 plots of Lalu kin

  NEW DELHI, Charged under the stringent new anti-benami assets law THE Income Tax Department has attached 12 plots of RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti, son-in-law Shailesh Kumar, and son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi..

Ram Nath Kovind may have a smooth sailing

  NEW DELHI, WITH Shiv Sena joining other allies in backing NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, the 71-year-old Dalit leader is expected to have a smooth sailing in the event of an election.“After holding discussions with our party ..

Won’t blink on GST launch: Jaitley

  NEW DELHI,   Billed as the biggest tax reform since Independence GST will gradually re-shape India’s business landscape by making the world’s fastest-growing major economy an easier place to do business in Jaitley assured THE..

Modi, Adityanath to head yoga display at Lucknow

    NEW DELHI, PREPARATIONS are in full swing for the Third International Yoga Day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath show off their yoga skills at the head of a 51,000-strong participation in..

Woman abducted from Gurgaon, gangraped in moving car; dumped

  GURGAON, A 35-YEAR-OLD woman was abducted from Gurgaon and thrown out of a car in Greater Noida early on Tuesday after being allegedly raped for hours by three men as they drove through the National Capital Region, police said. Echoing the horr..

Ram Nath Kovind NDA nominee for President

      NEW DELHI, Kovind’s election seems certain given the NDA’s numbers in Parlt and Assemblies Modi talks to Sonia and Manmohan Singh to seek their support Ram Nath Kovind will make an exceptional President, says Mod..

Lockheed signs pact with Tata to make F-16 planes in India

  By Mike Stone, PARIS, The most modern F-16 aircraft Block 70 will be produced in the country LOCKHEED Martin signed an agreement with India’s Tata Advanced Systems on Monday to produce F-16 fighter planes in India, pressing ahead with a..

Midnight Parlt Central Hall event to mark GST rollout

  NEW DELHI, A gong will be sounded at midnight to signify that GST has arrived THE historic Central Hall of Parliament will host a midnight function on June 30 to launch the sweeping tax reform of GST, reminiscent of India’s tryst with de..

UN lights up for International Yoga Day

  By Yoshita Singh, UNITED NATIONS, Actor Anupam Kher switched the illumination lights with the word Yoga and a posture ahead of the third International Yoga Day THE UN Headquarters here was lit up with the word ‘Yoga’ in commemorat..

Indian Mars Orbiter Mission completes 1000 earth days

  BENGALURU, INDIA’S maiden interplanetary mission of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has completed 1000 earth days in its orbit, on Monday.ISRO launched the Mars Orbiter on November 5, 2013 through its ..

57 killed in Portugal forest fires

  PENELA (Portugal), Mostly people were burned to death after being trapped in their cars which were engulfed by flames in the Leiria region. At least 59 people were injured Nearly 600 firefighters and 160 vehicles were dispatched to tackle the b..

Ruthless Srikanth wins Indonesian Open title

  JAKARTA, INDIAN shuttler Kidambi Srikanth was at his ruthless best as he defeated Japanese Sakai Kazumasa in straight games and clinch the men’s singles title at the Indonesian Open Superseries Premier here on Sunday. Srikanth made short..

Shah seeks Sena support for presidential polls

  MUMBAI, BHARATIYA Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Sunday held a closed-door meeting with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as part of the ruling party’s efforts to ensure support of allies in the presidential election. According ..

GST Council relaxes return filing rules for July, August

  NEW DELHI, THE GST Council on Sunday relaxed return filing rules for businesses for the first two months of the rollout of the new indirect tax regime even as it stuck to the July 1 launch date. The industry has been pushing for deferment of th..

Different coloured ballots for MPs, MLAs for presidential poll

  NEW DELHI, IT WILL be green-coloured ballot papers for members of Parliament and pink for MLAs who vote in the presidential election on July 17.In case the NDA and the Opposition field their own candidates and none withdraws till July 1 evening..

Fadnavis Govt will complete 5-yr term but BJP ready for mid-term polls: Shah

MUMBAI, Jun 17, (UNI), BHARATIYA Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah on Saturday exuded confidence that the Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra Government will complete its full term, but asserted the party was ready in event of mid-term ..

Pak-linked call centres busted in Latur

MUMBAI, June 17, (Agencies), ILLEGAL telephone exchanges routing calls via a computer network and allegedly used by Pakistani Intelligence agencies to access sensitive military information have been busted in Maharashtra’s Latur district, the ..

1 killed as Darjeeling turns battleground

By Pradipta Tapadar, DARJEELING/KOLKATA, Jun 17, (PTI), ON the boil for the past 10 days over a separate State demand, Darjeeling on Saturday witnessed widespread clashes between GJM activists and the police in which one person was killed and 35 s..

Sardar Sarovar project complete after 56 yrs

GANDHINAGAR, June 17, (PTI), FIFTY-six years after the foundation stone for the Sardar Sarovar dam on the Narmada river was laid, the Gujarat Government on Saturday got permission from the Centre to shut the gates of this controversy-hit structure,..

PM inaugurates Kochi Metro

KOCHI, June 17, (PTI), PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated the first phase of Kochi Metro to the nation, took a brief ride in it and hailed its “several significant features”, especially employment to transgenders and wom..

Baghdadi killed in May 28 airstrike, claims Russia

  MOSCOW, IS leaders who were meeting in Raqqa were the target of the airstrike carried out on May 28 More than 300 ultras were also killed, claims media report No official comment from Syrian Govt RUSSIA on Friday said that it was verifying w..

Salem, Dossa, 4 others guilty of Mumbai blasts

  MUMBAI, A SPECIAL TADA court here on Friday convicted six persons including mastermind Mustafa Dossa and extradited gangster Abu Salem in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, 24 years after the attacks left 257 people dead.It, however, let off o..

Aadhaar must for opening bank a/c

  NEW DELHI, THE Government has made quoting of biometric identity number Aadhaar mandatory for opening of bank accounts as well as for any financial transaction of Rs 50,000 and above.Existing bank account holders have been asked to furnish the ..

President invites RSS chief for lunch

  NEW DELHI, PRESIDENT Pranab Mukherjee on Friday invited Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)chief Mohan Bhagwat for lunch at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the saffron outfit said. Bhagwat, who was in Rudrapur on Thursday for the Sangh’s volunteer..

BJP panel meets Sonia, Yechury, Advani over presidential polls

  NEW DELHI, A BHARATIYA Janata Party (BJP) panel on Friday met top leaders of the Congress and the Left and consulted party veteran L K Advani on the upcoming presidential election, but its reluctance to name candidates prompted the opposition t..

Darjeeling on the boil

  DARJEELING/NEW DELHI, Raids carried out at premises of GJM chief Police seize more than 300 weapons, including pickaxes, bows and arrows, explosives, night vision binoculars and cashGJM calls for indefinite bandh after raids HURLING petrol bom..

Petrol, diesel rates to be revised daily from today

    NEW DELHI, PETROL price was on Thursday cut by Rs 1.12 per litre and diesel by Rs 1.24 per litre, the last of the fortnightly revisions after which daily correction in rates in step with cost will be implemented.From Friday, petrol and ..

Mah Govt disbursed Rs 8,332 crore loan to nearly 14 lakh farmers since June 1

  MUMBAI, Disbursed loan amount is 21 pc of the total loan disbursal target of Rs 40,547 crore set for this Kharif season MAHARASHTRA Government has disbursed crop loan to the tune of Rs 8,332 crore to 13.85 lakh farmers during June 1 and June 1..

Sharif grilled in Panama graft case

  By Sajjad Hussain, ISLAMABAD,   Sharif accuses ‘unseen elements’ of plotting against Government. Says, “allegations have nothing to do with my tenure as Prime Minister and are not charges of corruption. There are charge..

US names IS recruiter K’taka boy as global terrorist

  NEW DELHI, FUGITIVE chief recruiter for terror group IS in the Indian subcontinent Mohammed Shafi Armar was on Thursday named a Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the US.The US State Treasury Department, while updating its list of Special..

Who will be the next President?

  NEW DELHI, BJP panel to meet Sonia, Yechury Venkaiah spoke with N Chandrababu Naidu, leaders of some regional outfits in southern India. He also called up Satish Mishra of BSP and Praful Patel of the NCP. LJP to support NDA nominee A THREE-M..

12 killed, 74 hurt as fire engulfs tower in London

  By Aditi Khanna and H S Rao, LONDON, A quick-thinking man caught a baby thrown from the tenth floor window of a building by a desperate woman after fire engulfed the tower A HUGE blaze on Wednesday engulfed a 24- storey residential tower bloc..

ED files first chargesheet against Mallya

  MUMBAI, A total of nine accused have been named in the chargesheet by the ED including Mallya, Kingfisher Airlines (KFA), United Breweries (Holding) Limited and senior employees and executives of the now-defunct airline and the IDBI (Industrial..

Govt approves sops on short-term crop loan

  NEW DELHI, Government continues providing 2 per cent interest subsidy to ensure farmers get short-term farm loan of up to Rs 3 lakh at an effective rate of 7 per cent for 2017-18. Additional, 3 per cent interest subsidy will be given to those w..

Flash floods in N-E; Mizoram worst hit State

  AIZAWL, MIZORAM Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Wednesday set up a high-level committee chaired by State Home minister R Lalzirliana to assess the flood situation in the State where eight persons have died. Several other north-eastern States a..

Flash floods in N-E; Mizoram worst hit State

  AIZAWL, MIZORAM Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Wednesday set up a high-level committee chaired by State Home minister R Lalzirliana to assess the flood situation in the State where eight persons have died. Several other north-eastern States a..

6.27 lakh acres of Bhoodan land undistributed

  By Kartik Lokhande, NAGPUR, As much as 77,000 acres of Bhoodan land in Maharashtra yet to be distributed to landless Wardha MP Ramdas Tadas alleges corruption, demands enquiry into the matter While everyone is expressing concern over shrinkin..

CBI arrests Manoj Jayaswal, son in Rs 290 crore loan fraud case

  Staff Reporter, NAGPUR, The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI), Kolkata Unit has arrested Manoj Jayaswal and his son Abhishek Jayaswal — promoters of a major mining company Abhijeet Group — along with a former Deputy General Ma..

‘Farming should be only income source for loan waiver’

  MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil Tuesday said that beneficiaries of the farm loan waiver scheme may have to submit an affidavit stating that agriculture is their sole source of income.Government has constituted a committee..

RBI to issue new Rs 500 notes soon

  MUMBAI, RESERVE Bank will soon put into circulation a new batch of Rs 500 banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi new series, printed in 2017. “A new batch of banknotes with inset letter ‘A’ in both the number panels, bearing the sign..

Process for Presidential polls begins today

  NEW DELHI, Last date for filing of nominations is June 28 and the last date for withdrawal is July 1. The vote count will be on July 20, four days before Mukherjee’s term ends. THE process for electing India’s 13th President will b..

Heavy firing, shelling across LoC in Poonch

  JAMMU, HEAVY shelling and firing exchanges between Indian and Pakistani troops began on Monday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a defence official said.“The Pakistan Army resorted to indiscriminat..

SC stays Madras HC order, asks CBSE to declare NEET result

  NEW DELHI, Supreme Court asks High Courts not to entertain pleas in matters relating to NEET 2017 THE Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for the declaration of results of a national examination which would decide the fate of around 12 lakh ..

Mah Govt to disburse crop credit through PSUs in 16 districts

    MUMBAI, Districts where PSUs are likely to provide crop loans are Dhule, Nandurbar, Parbhani, Hingoli, Nashik, Jalgaon, Solapur, Jalna, Beed, Osmanabad, Nanded, Yavatmal, Buldana, Nagpur, Wardha and Amravati A DAY after agreeing in pri..

States will have to bear loan waiver cost: Jaitley

  NEW DELHI, FINANCE Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the Union Government will not partake in State’s fiscal leverage in waiving farm loans and made it clear that the cost has to be borne by them. The stance of the Central Govern..

Govt empowering Indians here and abroad: Sushma

  NEW DELHI, PRIME Minister Narendra Modi has lived up to his mantra of ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ by empowering Indians not just in the country but also those living abroad, Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday..

Mah announces loan waiver; protests called off

  MUMBAI, “The Government has decided to waive farmers’ loans with certain stipulations. The loans of farmers with small and medium land holdings stand waived off,” Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil said THE Maharashtra Govern..

MP CM Chouhan ends fast on 2nd day

    Staff Reporter, BHOPAL, MP CM said that peace has been restored in MP and therefore he is ending the fast Family members of those killed in Mandsaur firing incident appealed to Chouhan to end fast ON the appeal of various farmers&rsqu..

5 militants killed in Uri were planning suicide attack: Army

SRINAGAR, Huge caches of arms, ammunitions recovered, including 5 AK 47 rifles, 2 UBGLs, explosives, combat dresses, incendiary material, eatables with Pakistani markings THE Army on Sunday said the five militants killed in a counter-infiltration oper..

GST Council lowers tax rate for 66 items

  NEW DELHI, Items GST rates ItemsGST rates Movie tickets upto Rs 100 Pickles, mustard sauce and morabba Cashew nuts Drawing books Computer printersInsulin, agarbattiSchool bagsKajal 18 pc/28 pc 12 pc/18 pc 5 pc/1..

Amputated worm regenerates into double-headed creature in space

  WASHINGTON, When researchers amputated both heads from the space-exposed worm, the headless middle fragment regenerated into a double-headed worm, demonstrating that the body plan modification that occurred in the worm was permanent IN A first..

1 killed as chopper crashes in U’khand

DEHRADUN, June 10, (IANS), ONE person was killed and seven others injured when an eight-seater chopper crashed near the Bardinath shrine in Uttarakhand on Saturday morning, police said. The Mumbai-based aviation company’s chopper was carrying..

Aadhaar must for filing of ITR or for obtaining new PAN from July 1: CBDT

NEW DELHI, June 10, (PTI), THE Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Saturday made it clear that Aadhaar will be a “must” for filing of Income Tax Returns or for obtaining a new PAN from July 1. The policy-making body of the Income Ta..

New drug to treat blood cancer developed in US

                NEW YORK, June 10, (PTI), A NEW drug for blood cancer that may provide better treatment alone or combined with chemotherapy has been developed by a team led by an Indian-origin scientis..

Pre-monsoon rains claim 16 lives in Mah

MUMBAI, June 10, (IANS), TORRENTIAL rains lashed large parts of Maharashtra on Saturday claiming at least 16 lives, even as the monsoon progressed normally over the State and the weather department forecast heavy rain over the next 48 hours. Provid..

Will sacrifice life for welfare of farmers: Chouhan

Staff Reporter, BHOPAL, June 10, MADHYA Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan began an indefinite fast here on Saturday at BHEL Dussehra ground for restoring peace in the State. Addressing agitating farmers, he said that every breath of his is..

UP may face Mandsaur-like situation: Farmers’ bodies

  LUCKNOW, The farmers in UP have been closely following the agitations of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, considering the stirs as their roadmap for the future THE resentment among Uttar Pradesh farmers, especially sugarcane growers and potato ..

India, Pakistan join SCO; Modi makes strong anti-terror pitch

  By Manash Pratim Bhuyan ASTANA, Modi took a dig at Pakistan Prime Minister saying, “whether it is the issue of radicalisation, recruitment of terrorists, their training and financing, unless we take coordinated efforts, it is impossible t..

6 ultras killed as Army foils fifth infiltration bid in three days

  SRINAGAR, With this operation, the total number of infiltrating militants killed over the last three days in various sectors has gone up to 13 THE Army on Friday killed six militants near the Line of Control (LoC) as it foiled fifth infiltrati..

Peeved over farmers’ stir, Chouhan resolves to observe indefinite fast

  Staff Reporter, Bhopal, Apparently peeved over farmers’ agitation which also turned violent in some parts of State, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has appealed for peace and decided to observe indefinite hunger strike from Saturday..

CM sets up Ministers’ panel on farmers’ loan waiver

  MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday announced formation of a six-member high powered committee to look into the various demands of farmers, including a loan waiver.The panel, headed by senior BJP Minister Chandrakant ..

SC partially stays law making Aadhaar mandatory for allotting PAN, ITR filing

  NEW DELHI, THE Supreme Court on Friday upheld the validity of an Income Tax Act provision making Aadhaar mandatory for the allotment of PAN cards and filing of tax returns, but put a partial stay on its implementation till a Constitution bench ..

Combating terror an agenda at SCO Summit

  ASTANA, India and Pakistan to be inducted as full members of SCO The Summit is also likely to deliberate on granting full  membership to Iran PRIME Minister Narendra Modi will join leaders of China, Russia and leading central Asian c..

Cong youths attack Mungantiwar’s car

  Our Correspondent, TEOSA, TENSION gripped Gurukunj Mozari when about 8-10 Youth Congress activists threw onions, vegetables and milk on the car of Sudhir Mungantiwar, Finance Minister of Maharashtra. Mungantiwar had just reached his car for go..

Five farmers killed in police firing, admits MP Home Minister

  Our Correspondent and Agencies, BHOPAL, Mandsaur’s Collector, SP removed for failing to handle the farmers’ agitation   MADHYA Pradesh Government on Thursday removed Mandsaur Collector Swatantra Kumar Singh and Mandsaur Supe..

Minister urges Uma to ask Chhattisgarh to open gates of Kalma barrage

  BHUBANESWAR, SENIOR Odisha BJP leader and Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti to advice Chattisgarh Government to ensure free flow of water in Mahanandi river. “I will request you to ad..

Venkaiah terms Rahul’s visit to Mandsaur as photo opportunity

  NEW DELHI, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu asks Congress to behave in a “more mature and responsible” manner to help restore normalcy in the hotbed of the farmers’ protest, instead of fanning sentiments UNION Minister M Venkaia..

12 killed in attacks on Iran’s Parlt, mausoleum

  TEHRAN, IS claims responsibility by releasing a video of the attackers from inside the building where the attack was still going on Gunmen and suicide bombers were dressed as women and entered through the visitors’ entrance   GUNME..

Violent protest by farmers continues in Madhya Pradesh

  Staff Reporter, Bhopal, Farmers’ agitation is on boil in Madhya Pradesh. Moreover, it has become more violent in Malwa belt of the State. Mandsaur remained tense even on Wednesday as demonstrating farmers put the corpses of deceased farm..