Month: September 2018

Lord Ram belongs to world, why build his temple in Ayodhya: Farooq Abdulah

50-yr-old killed in college campus in Varanasi

September 30, 2018 10:01 pm

Varanasi (UP): A 50-year-old man, who worked at a college in Kachnar village of the district, was found dead in the campus here, police said Sunday. The deceased, Subhash Patel, a resident of Marui village in the district, was lying in a pool of blood when the police reached his residence in the college premises. […]

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Lord Ram belongs to world, why build his temple in Ayodhya: Farooq Abdulah

Congress, Rahul Gandhi making a lot of ‘noise’ over Rafale deal: Athawale

September 30, 2018 9:44 pm

Mumbai: Union minister Ramdas Athawale Sunday said opposition Congress and its chief Rahul Gandhi were “making a lot of noise” over the Rafale fighter jet deal which was “between two governments”. Speaking on the sidelines of a function here, the minister of state for social justice and empowerment said French PresidentEmmanuel Macron has said the […]

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Lord Ram belongs to world, why build his temple in Ayodhya: Farooq Abdulah

Celebrating& sustaining local myths a way of sustaining

September 30, 2018 9:26 pm

Kochi: Celebrating local myths and showcasing them for a global audience is one way of sustaining tourism in Kerala by ensuring community participation, a seminar at the Kerala Travel Mart noted Sunday. Be it the recent installation of a giant sculpture of the ‘Jatayu’ bird from the epic Ramayana or artworks based on local legends […]

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Taking inputs from party workers on CM candidates: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul attacks PM Modi on IL&FS issue

September 30, 2018 8:59 pm

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Sunday attacked Narendra Modi over the alleged financial support of LIC to debt-ridden IL&FS and asked whether the prime minister “loves financial scams”. Taking to Twitter he said the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is the country’s symbol of trust and common people have saved every rupee to buy its policies. “Modi ji, your favourite private company IL&FS is about to […]

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Lord Ram belongs to world, why build his temple in Ayodhya: Farooq Abdulah

US economic growth, rupee fall to boost Indian exports: Assocham report

September 30, 2018 8:09 pm

New Delhi: India’s exports hold a promising outlook with the US economy growing at its best in four years, coupled with the rupee depreciation leading to enhanced net revenue realisations, according to a report by Assocham. The US emerged as the top export destination for India, with USD 47.9 billion worth of shipments in the […]

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Three of family held for rape and torture of 14-year-old

Army major booked for raping domestic help

September 30, 2018 8:03 pm

New Delhi: An Army Major has been booked for allegedly raping his domestic help in southwest Delhi on a day in July her husband allegedly committed suicide, the police said Sunday. They said a case was registered at the DelhiCantonment police station on September 25 based on a complaint filed by the woman. In her […]

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Contamination of polio vaccines: Health Ministry asks teams in UP to track children given vaccine

September 30, 2018 7:56 pm

New Delhi: Aftertraces of Polio Virus Type 2were found insomebatches of oral polio vaccinemanufactured by a Ghaziabad-based pharmaceutical company, the HealthMinistry has asked the polio surveillance team in UP to trace and track all children who were given the vaccine. As the vaccine was administered as part of the government’s universal immunisation programme, the ministry […]

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Indonesian air traffic controller hailed as quake hero

September 30, 2018 5:10 pm

Jakarta: An Indonesian air traffic controller is being posthumously hailed as a hero for refusing to leave his post despite devastating earthquakes so that he could guide a passenger jet safely off the ground. Twenty-one-year-old Anthonius Gunawan Agung was on duty in the air traffic controltower at Palu’s Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie airportwhen a series of […]

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Roads coming faster on Chinese side, say Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims

Roads coming faster on Chinese side, say Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims

September 30, 2018 3:33 pm

Pithoragarh (U’khand): Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims said they have returned home impressed by the infrastructure coming up on the Tibetan side of the India-China border beyond the Lipulekh pass. While a robust infrastructure is being built up fast by China across the border in western Tibet, the work on the Indian side is disappointingly slow, pilgrims […]

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Plea in Madras HC seeks effective law against domestic violence

HC directs removal of unauthorised hoardings put up for MGR centenary event

September 30, 2018 3:15 pm

Chennai: The Madras High Court Sunday directed removal of all unauthorised banners erected across the city in connection with the valedictory function of the centenary celebrations of ruling AIADMK founder and late chief minister M G Ramachandran hours ahead of the event. A special bench of Justice S Manikumar and Justice Subramonium Prasad also directed […]

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