Day: December 2, 2018

Gauhati HC asks health department to examine thalassemic student for disability certificate

Boy forced to stay back over non-payment of fees, case lodged

December 2, 2018 10:45 pm

Mumbai: An offence has been registered against officials of a school in Latur district of Maharashtra for allegedly forcing a seven-year-old boy to stay back as his parents had not paid the fees. The alleged incident took place at an English-medium school in Uday Colony in Udgir tehsil in the district Friday. Parents of the […]

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Shimla receives season's first snowfall

Snowfall likely in higher reaches of HP on Thursday

December 2, 2018 10:35 pm

Shimla: The higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh are likely to receive snowfall on Thursday, the meteorological centre here predicted. Light snowfall may occur over high reaches under the influence of a feeble western disturbance, MeT centre directorManmohan Singh said on Sunday. Currently dry northwesterly winds are prevailing over northwest India at lower and upper levels […]

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China hails Trump-Xi truce to halt trade war; Promises to import more from US

China hails Trump-Xi truce to halt trade war; Promises to import more from US

December 2, 2018 10:27 pm

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump’s decision to suspend imposing of any new tariffs for 90 days for talks to address the trade dispute has put brakes on the escalating trade war between the world two largest economies, a relived China said on Sunday. At their “highly successful” dinner meeting […]

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Railways takes heritage route to boost revenue on Kalka-Shimla section

Railways takes heritage route to boost revenue on Kalka-Shimla section

December 2, 2018 10:01 pm

Shimla: Sustaining an annual loss of around Rs 70 crore on the Kalka-Shimla route, the Indian Railways is gearing up to cash in on its heritage tag to pump up revenue. First on the list is identifying and preserving the heritage on the route be it a set of vestibules from 1903 at Barogh station […]

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Gauhati HC asks health department to examine thalassemic student for disability certificate

Twin lake cycle rally organised in Jammu

December 2, 2018 9:00 pm

Jammu: A twin lake cycle rally began here Sunday to give a fillip to the spirit of adventure among the youth, tourists, cyclists and the avid adventure goers, an official spokesmansaid. Jammu Tourism director O P Bhagat flagged off the rally from Sidhra golf course to picturesque Mansar lake via Surinsar, the spokesman said. He […]

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Gauhati HC asks health department to examine thalassemic student for disability certificate

GHW Bush to lie in state in US Capitol before his state funeral at National Cathedral

December 2, 2018 8:48 pm

Houston: George H W Bush, the 41st US presidentwho died here on Friday at the age of 94, is to be honoured with a state funeral at National Cathedral in Washington on Wednesday, followed by burial on Thursday in Texas. President Donald Trump, who has announced a national day of mourning on Wednesday, will send […]

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Gauhati HC asks health department to examine thalassemic student for disability certificate

Honda India finish debut ARRC season on a high

December 2, 2018 8:39 pm

Buriram (Thailand) : Chennai rider Rajiv Sethu continued his impressive run to finish in top 15 as all the three riders of Honda Racing India team collected points in their debut season of the 2018 Asia Road Racing Championship here Sunday. Twenty-year-old Rajiv finished 15th in the race of the Asia Production 250cc class, while […]

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Pak terror groups use women to 'honey trap' youths: officials

Pak terror groups use women to ‘honey trap’ youths: officials

December 2, 2018 8:28 pm

Srinagar: Srinagar ‘Honey trapping’ is one of the new methods used by Pakistan-based terror groups to woo youths towards militancy and use them as human carriers for delivering arms from one place to another or acting as guides to infiltrating terrorists, officials said. An intelligence-based operation had led to the arrest of Syed Shazia, a […]

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Sachin pilot

Raje’s ‘misrule’ will ensure BJP’s ouster in Raj: Pilot

December 2, 2018 8:07 pm

Dholpur: Congress leader Sachin Pilot Sunday said people of Rajasthan will vote out the BJP in the Dec 7 polls due to the “misrule” of the Vasundhara Raje government, which had failed to curb inflation and corruption. The Rajasthan Congress chief was in Dholpur, the home turf of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, to launch his […]

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Gauhati HC asks health department to examine thalassemic student for disability certificate

The Paris climate treaty: a snapshot

December 2, 2018 6:50 pm

Paris: The 2015 Paris Agreement is the first pact under which all nations commit to taking actions to curb global warming, caused mainly by emissions from burning coal, oil and gas. Key facts about the agreement: – The climate club – A total of 196 governments, including the Palestinian Authority, have endorsed the landmark deal […]

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