Day: November 6, 2018

Will spend Diwali with troops Modi

Will spend Diwali with troops: Modi

November 6, 2018 11:58 pm

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said he would celebrate Diwali Wednesday with Army jawans and share pictures of his experience. Responding to Diwali greetings from Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Modi said, “Every year, I visit our border areas and surprise our troops. This year too, will spend Diwali with our brave troops. Spending time with them is special.” He said he would share the photos of […]

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Israeli minister in Oman to push for rail link with Gulf

Israeli minister in Oman to push for rail link with Gulf

November 6, 2018 11:52 pm

Jerusalem: An Israeli minister has travelled to Oman to propose plans for a railway linking the Gulf to the Mediterranean via the Jewish state at a world transport conference on Wednesday, his office said. Transport and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz, who reportedly arrived in Muscat on Sunday, is to make the pitch at the annual meeting of the International Road Transport Union. The “Tracks for Regional […]

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Woman slaps additional district collector

US urges Europe not to weaken on Russia sanctions

November 6, 2018 11:41 pm

Brussels: Europe must not weaken its sanctions against Russia, a senior US official said Tuesday, warning that Moscow posed a “clear and present danger” to the West that was “getting worse and not better”. Washington is pressing EU countries to maintain tough sanctions imposed on Russia over the annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine crisis, as Italy’s pro-Kremlin government pushes the bloc to relax the […]

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Woman slaps additional district collector

NATO chief appeals for peace; Taliban kill 20 Afghan guards

November 6, 2018 9:53 pm

Kabul: The NATO chief urged the Taliban on Tuesday to stop killing their fellow Afghans, an appeal that came just hours after the insurgents attacked border troops in western Farah province, killing at least 20. Speaking at a joint press conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the “Taliban must […]

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Woman slaps additional district collector

Meghalaya announces Rs 378cr investment in Aqua Mission 2.0

November 6, 2018 9:47 pm

Shillong: The Meghalaya government on Tuesday announced Rs 378 crore investment in the second phase of the state’s flagship aquaculture mission aimed at cutting down fish imports into the hill state. The mission – Meghalaya State Aqua Mission 2.0 – was announced by Fisheries Minister Comingone Ymbon at the 5th state aqua festival held here […]

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Special programme to promote agriculture production clusters in

Special programme to promote agriculture production clusters in

November 6, 2018 9:31 pm

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday launched a special programme to promote agriculture production clusters (APCs) in tribal districts of Odisha, officials said. Rs 401.60 crore will be spent for the programme, which will trigger growth in farm sector with an objective of doubling the income of one lakh small and marginal farmers by […]

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Woman slaps additional district collector

China grilled over internment camps, civil rights at UN review

November 6, 2018 9:04 pm

Geneva: China faced harsh criticism over its rights record during a review before the UN on Tuesday, with countries voicing alarm at the country’s mass detainment of ethnic Uighurs and its crackdown on civil liberties. During the half-day public debate at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, a number of countries raised concerns about […]

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Police seizes over 240 kg of illegal firecrackers from Dwarka

100 kg of illegal firecrackers seized in Dwarka; 5 arrested

November 6, 2018 8:56 pm

New Delhi: The Delhi police has arrested five people and seized over 100 kg of illegal firecrackers from their possession in Dwarka, officials said Tuesday. The accused were arrested for storing the crackers without licence. The Dwarkapolice have registered five cases following the Supreme Court order on sale of old firecrackers. During regular patrolling at […]

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Countrymen want grand ram temple in Ayodhya: Ramdev

Faizabad district to be renamed as Ayodhya: UP CM

November 6, 2018 8:22 pm

Ayodhya (UP) : Close on the heels of renaming Allahabad as Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Tuesday announced that Faizabad district will henceforth be known as Ayodhya. “Ayodhya is a symbol of our ‘aan, baan aur shaan’ (honour, pride and prestige)” he said in the pilgrim town, about 120 km from state capital […]

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Man gets life term for killing live-in partner's toddler daughter

Man gets life term for killing live-in partner’s toddler daughter

November 6, 2018 7:51 pm

New Delhi: A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court for beating to death his live-in partner’s three-year-old daughter with a rolling pin as the woman was not agreeing to marry him. The court said it was a pre-mediated crime as the man had a motive to commit the offence. Additional […]

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