Day: November 20, 2018

Eight people taken into preventive custody at Sabarimala

Eight people taken into preventive custody at Sabarimala

November 20, 2018 10:20 pm

Sabarimala: The Sabarimala shrine Tuesday witnessed moderate crowd of pilgrims, even as eight people were taken into preventive custody from the temple complex and opposition congress-led UDF leaders booked for violating prohibitory orders at the base camps. The police said the eight were taken into preventive custody by police from ‘Sannidhanam’ Tuesday night based on […]

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Maximum oil spilled has been recovered: Coast Guard

Maximum oil spilled has been recovered: Coast Guard

November 20, 2018 10:11 pm

Chennai: Days after spillage of fuel furnace oil occurred off the coast here, the Coast Guard Tuesday said maximum oil spilled has been “recovered.” Deployment of a specialised pollution control vessel ‘Samudra Paheredar’ proved critical during the operation, a coast guard (CG) release said. Five other ships and a CG helicopter were deployed for the […]

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Bihar Governor makes strong pitch for Sanskrit education

Bihar Governor makes strong pitch for Sanskrit education

November 20, 2018 9:57 pm

Darbhanga (Bihar): Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon on Tuesday stressed on the need for promoting the learning of Sanskrit, asserting that the ancient language was philologically ideal for computers besides having a rich repertoire of timeless wisdom that would foster national unity and thwart divisive tendencies. Addressing the sixth convocation of Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University […]

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Amarinder hails Delhi court verdict

Amarinder hails Delhi court verdict

November 20, 2018 9:40 pm

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh described a death sentence awarded Tuesday by a Delhi court in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case as long overdue. “Justice has finally been meted out to the perpetrators of the heinous crimes,” Amarinder said, while reacting to the sentencing of Yashpal Singh to death and Naresh Sherawat to life […]

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Engaged in building anti-BJP front, Mamata hails SP-BSP alliance in UP

Rajasthan polls: Over 600 nominations rejected

November 20, 2018 9:40 pm

Jaipur: The Rajasthan election office on Tuesday rejected 613 nominations of candidates for the Assembly polls after scrutiny. A total of 3,295 candidates had filed 4,288 nominations for 200 seats and 613 nominations were rejected following scrutiny, a release from the office of the Chief Electoral Officer said. Nomination process had started on November 12 […]

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Women must be treated with dignity at workplace: HC

Delhi court awards death penalty to Yashpal Singh in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

November 20, 2018 9:35 pm

New Delhi: A Delhi court Tuesday awarded death penalty to convict Yashpal Singh for killing two men in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the first capital punishment in the case. Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Pandey also awarded life term to co-convict Naresh Sherawat in the case The verdict pronounced in the Tihar Jail due to security […]

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17 injured in two separate accidents in Jammu

Fire breaks out at YMCA building

November 20, 2018 9:18 pm

New Delhi: A fire broke out on the fourth and fifth floors of the YMCA building in central Delhi on Tuesday, the Delhi Fire Service said. A call about the fire was received at 6.18 pm, and five fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The blaze has been brought under control, a senior officer […]

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Delhi CM attacked with chilli powder outside office

Delhi CM attacked with chilli powder outside office

November 20, 2018 9:00 pm

New Delhi: A man threw chilli powder at Arvind Kejriwal outside his office in the Delhi Secretariat on Tuesday, an attack the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) described as “politically motivated” while asserting that the BJP is hatching a conspiracy in collusion with Delhi Police to attack the chief minister. Delhi Police, however, issued a statement […]

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Hockey captain Manpreet signs up with Adidas

Hockey captain Manpreet signs up with Adidas

November 20, 2018 8:54 pm

New Delhi: Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh on Tuesday signed up with global sports giant, Adidas ahead of the season-ending World Cup to be played in Bhubaneswar from November 28 to December 16. Manpreet, thus, joined an already strong portfolio of athletes signed up by Adidas, which includes Hima Das, Swapna Burman, Rohit […]

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PM Modi inaugurates 13-km, two-lane Kollam bypass on NH-66 in Kerala

Ballots prevailed over bullets in Kashmir, says Modi

November 20, 2018 8:09 pm

Rewa: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said ballots have prevailed over bullets in Jammu and Kashmir civic elections and in Chhattisgarh assembly polls despite threats by terrorists and Maoists. Addressing a poll rally here, Modi said, “The previous governments feared violence in holding elections in Srinagar. Nagar Palika (urban civic body) polls have taken place […]

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