Day: December 9, 2018

Manali, Kufri shiver at sub-zero temperature in Himachal

Snowfall, rain likely in Himachal Pradesh on Monday, Tuesday

December 9, 2018 11:25 pm

Shimla: Rain and snowfall are very likely in isolated places of Himachal Pradesh on Monday and Tuesday due to western disturbances, the Meteorological department said on Sunday. Western disturbance presently lies as a cyclonic circulation over east Afghanistan and its neighbourhood, MeT, Shimla, Director Manmohan Singh said. Under its influence, isolated to scattered rainfall and snowfall may occur in Himachal Pradesh on Monday and Tuesday, […]

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Gold prices fell

4 apprehended at Chennai Airport while trying to smuggle in gold concealed in rectum

December 9, 2018 11:16 pm

Chennai: Four people have been apprehended at the Chennai International Airport for trying to smuggle into the country 929 grams of gold worth Rs 30 lakh concealed in their rectum, a customs department official said Sunday. Muthuraman Poominadhan(21), Sahul Hameed (42), Mujib Rahman (50), Kalandar Abbas (27), all Indian passport holders, were intercepted upon their arrival from Colombo on Saturday […]

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Shi Yomi becomes 23rd district of Arunachal Pradesh

Shi Yomi becomes 23rd district of Arunachal Pradesh

December 9, 2018 10:59 pm

Itanagar : Arunachal Pradesh got its 23rd district on Sunday with the formal inauguration of Shi Yomi, carved out of the West Siang district, officials said. Two more districts would be created, which would increase the total number of districts to 25, they said. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Mechuka read out the notification for creation of Shi Yomi district in presence of Chief Minister Pema […]

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Russian navy ships arrive in Vizag INDIAN NAVY 2018 drills

Russian Navy ships arrive in Vizag for INDRA NAVY 2018 drills

December 9, 2018 10:43 pm

Visakhapatnam (AP) : Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma arrived in Visakhapatnam Sunday to participate in INDRA NAVY-18, the bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and the Russian Federation Navy. The tenth edition of exercise INDRA NAVYwill be conducted off Visakhapatnam from December 9-16, an Indian Navy release from […]

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Germany enter quarterfinals, Pakistan sneak into cross-overs round despite loss

Germany enter quarterfinals, Pakistan sneak into cross-overs round despite loss

December 9, 2018 10:27 pm

Bhubaneswar: Germany beat Malaysia 5-3 to maintain their all-win record and seal a direct quarterfinal spot, while Pakistan suffered a 1-5 defeat against the Netherlands but still sneaked into the knock-out stages at the men’s hockey World Cup here on Sunday. Germany finished on top of Pool D with nine points from three games, ahead of second placed the Netherlands (6 points) and third-placed Pakistan (1 point). While the […]

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Cases of sexual abuse in Odisha shelter homes shameful: Maneka

Cases of sexual abuse in Odisha shelter homes shameful: Maneka

December 9, 2018 10:19 pm

Daman: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi Sunday termed the alleged sexual exploitation of inmates at shelter homes in Odisha a matter of shame and demanded the arrest of staff involved in it. Taking to reporters, Gandhi, who was in Daman in the Union Territory of Damanand Diu, said: “Sexual exploitation was taking […]

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Delhi-NCR: EPCA shuts industries in hotspots, bans construction activities for 3 days

Delhi’s air quality deteriorates, may further worsen in next two days: Authorities

December 9, 2018 9:30 pm

New Delhi: Delhi’s air quality significantly deteriorated Sunday with a fall in temperature which slowed dispersion of pollutants, as authorities warned pollution level might further increase in the next two days. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded an overall air quality index (AQI) of 377, the highest pollution level in nearly 20 days. In […]

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Qatar emir skips Saudi-hosted summit with Gulf rivals

Qatar emir skips Saudi-hosted summit with Gulf rivals

December 9, 2018 9:07 pm

Riyadh: Qatar’s emir skipped a summit in Saudi Arabia on Sunday with fellow Arab Gulfleaders whose boycott of the small but energy-flush neighbour has sparked a major regional diplomatic row. Riyadh is hosting the annual gathering as crises rumble on over the 18-month-old dispute with Doha, the war in Yemen and the murder of journalist […]

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Sea of saffron at Ramlila Maidan as VHP presses govt on law for Ram temple

Sea of saffron at Ramlila Maidan as VHP presses govt on law for Ram temple

December 9, 2018 8:51 pm

New Delhi: Stepping up pressure on the government to enact a legislation for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, the VHP on Monday put on a massive show of strength in the capital where RSS leader Suresh ‘Bhaiyyaji’ Joshi made a veiled attack at the BJP for not fulfilling its poll promise on […]

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Kerala first state to have 4 international airports

Kerala first state to have 4 international airports

December 9, 2018 8:30 pm

Kannur: Kerala has become the first state in the country to have four international airports with the inauguration of the Kannur airport on Sunday. Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan jointly flagged off the inaugural Air India Express flight, carrying 186 passengers to Abu Dhabi, at the airport near Mattannur town […]

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