Day: October 10, 2018

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

Man’s fingers chopped off for practising witchcraft, son

October 10, 2018 11:57 pm

Santiniketan: All fingers of a 73-year-old man were allegedly chopped off by his son for practising withcraft in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, police said Wednesday. The incident took place at Radhakrishnapur village in Bolpur subdivision in the early hours of Tuesday and the man’s elder son, who had allegedly committed the act has been arrested, […]

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SBI signs MoU with Nepal's National Banking Institute for human resource development

SBI signs MoU with Nepal’s National Banking Institute for human resource development

October 10, 2018 11:47 pm

New Delhi: State Bank of India has signed an MoU with Kathmandu-based National Banking Institute (NBI) for the development of human resources of the latter, the country’s largest lender said Wednesday. SBI signed the three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with NBI to establish a mutually beneficial strategic alliance for development of NBI’s human resources by imparting education, training and research, SBI […]

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EC makes it must for candidates to publicise their criminal antecedents

EC makes it must for candidates to publicise their criminal antecedents

October 10, 2018 11:42 pm

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday made it compulsory for candidates contesting polls to advertise their criminal antecedents in TV and newspapers at least three times during electioneering. According to directions issued Wednesday, political parties too will have to give publicity to the criminal records of candidates fielded by them. This means that candidates […]

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Cyclone Titli : ECoR Suspends Train Services; Here's The Cancelled & Rescheduled Train Lists

Cyclone Titli : ECoR Suspends Train Services; Here’s The Cancelled & Rescheduled Train Lists

October 10, 2018 11:35 pm

Bhubaneswar : East Coast Railway (ECoR) has cancelled at least eight trains and suspended services between Khurda Road in Odisha and Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh after 10 pm Wednesday till further advice in view of Cyclone Titli. With the very severe cyclone heading for landfall between coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh Thursday morning, the train services in both directions will be […]

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

FIR lodged against BJP MLA, 8 others for thrashing mining officer

October 10, 2018 11:34 pm

Banda (UP): An FIR was registered against BJP MLA Brijesh Prajapati and eight others for allegedly thrashing a district mining officer after he refused his demand to extort money from miners and give him Rs 25 lakh per month, police said Wednesday. Based on a complaint lodged by District Mining Officer Shailendra Singh, the case was filed against the MLA, two of his security […]

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India, Australia hold '2+2' secretary-level dialogue

India, Australia hold ‘2+2’ secretary-level dialogue

October 10, 2018 11:10 pm

New Delhi: India and Australia Wednesday held the second ‘2+2’ secretary-level dialogue in Canberra during which key issues related to their strategic and defence ties were discussed and the two countries underlined the need for a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region. Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra held the Foreign Secretaries and Defence Secretaries dialogue with their Australian counterparts Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Frances Adamson and […]

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BrahMos Aerospace engineer Nishant Agrawal remanded to 7-day police custody in espionage case

BrahMos Aerospace engineer arrested for ‘espionage’ taken to Lucknow

October 10, 2018 10:57 pm

Nagpur: BrahMos Aerospace engineer Nishant Agrawal, arrested on the charges of espionage, was taken to Lucknow by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Uttar Pradeshpolice Wednesday, an official said here. A court in Nagpur had given the ATS his three-day transit remand Tuesday. Agrawal was being flown to Lucknow and the UP ATS will produce him […]

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3 nabbed in UP with over 3,000 parakeets

3 nabbed in UP with over 3,000 parakeets

October 10, 2018 10:44 pm

Lucknow: Forest depart officials on Wednesday claimed to have busted a gang of bird poachers with the arrest of three people at Dudhwa Tiger Reserve buffer zone with over 3,000 caged parakeets. Acting on a tip off that some bird poachers were attempting to smuggle parrots in large numbers after catching them from the reserved […]

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Ignoring indecent behaviour encourages predator: Parineeti Chopra

Ignoring indecent behaviour encourages predator: Parineeti Chopra

October 10, 2018 10:25 pm

Mumbai: Parineeti Chopra Wednesday said if people continue to ignore sexual harassment in the Hindi film industry, it would only encourage predators. In the onslaught of #MeToo, names such as Nana Patekar, Alok Nath, Vikas Bahl and Kailash Kher have cropped up with women accusing them of sexual harassment, rape and misconduct. Parineeti said if […]

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

Remove from websites news linking JNU student Najeeb Ahmed with ISIS: HC to media houses, YouTube

October 10, 2018 10:06 pm

New Delhi: After allowing the CBI to file a closure report in the case of disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked some media houses to retract from their websites and YouTube certain news reports and videos which allegedly link him with terrorist organisation ISIS. Justice J R Midha […]

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