Day: February 4, 2019

60-yr-old Pakistani national repatriated

Sealing of Indo-Bangla border in Assam going slow due to

February 4, 2019 9:18 pm

Guwahati: Assam government Monday said sealing of the Indo-Bangla border in the state is going slow due to various reasons, including scarcity of funds to the implementing agency — Central Public Works Department (CPWD). In a written reply to a query by AGP MLA Satyabrat Kalita, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said putting up […]

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Modi launches PM-KISAN scheme, over 1 cr farmers get 1st instalment

Govt committed towards affordable treatment of cancer: PM

February 4, 2019 9:13 pm

New Delhi: Prime Minster Narendra Modi Monday said his government is committed towards ensuring early detection and affordable treatment of cancer. On World Cancer Day, the PM also appreciated research on cancer, saying it will go a long way in ensuring a healthier planet. “Today, on #WorldCancerDay we reiterate our commitment towards ensuring early detection […]

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Sterling and Wilson files paper for Rs 4,500-cr IPO

Delhi bizman robbed of Rs 28 lakh in Ghaziabad

February 4, 2019 9:12 pm

Ghaziabad: A businessman from outer Delhi’s Nazafgarh was robbed of Rs 28 lakh in Ghaziabad’s Sahibabad after a dealer allegedly lured him into a trap by offering a low-price property, police said Monday. The incident took place in Sahibabad’s Rajendra Nagar last Saturday, they said, adding that the businessman had come there to make an […]

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Veteran Marathi actor Ramesh Bhatkar dies

Veteran Marathi actor Ramesh Bhatkar dies

February 4, 2019 9:04 pm

Mumbai: Veteran Marathi actor Ramesh Bhatkar passed away, Monday, after a battle with cancer. He was 70. The actor, who was suffering from cancer for more than one and a half years, breathed his last at a hospital here. “He fought bravely as much as he could. But in the last one month, he was […]

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Sterling and Wilson files paper for Rs 4,500-cr IPO

Happenings in WB not in tune with democracy: Rao

February 4, 2019 8:59 pm

Coimbatore: BJP national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao Monday said his party would not tolerate any kind of corruption and hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for staging a dharna to protest action against Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar. “The happenings in West Bengal are not in tune with democracy.. BJP is […]

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Sterling and Wilson files paper for Rs 4,500-cr IPO

Turkish national dies while attending to machine repair

February 4, 2019 8:47 pm

Hyderabad: A 43-year-old man from Turkey died Monday after getting stuck in a hydraulic machine while trying to repair it at a door and frame manufacturing firm near here, police said. The incident occurred at Choutuppal around 11.45 am when P Uysal Hrun, a technician, got “accidentally” squeezed into the machine and suffered injuries, police […]

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HC quashes criminal proceedings against Nitish in murder case

Oppn alliance in Bihar no more a Mahagathbandhan: Nitish

February 4, 2019 8:43 pm

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday questioned the use of the term Mahagathbandhan, which he had coined and popularized in the wake of his short-lived alliance with arch rival Lalu Prasad’s RJD, for the existing opposition alliance in Bihar. To a query about Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s leadership in the context of the Mahagathbandhan […]

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Cluster bus driver shot dead in new Usmanpur

BSF sepoy killed, 14 injured in road accident

February 4, 2019 8:38 pm

Amritsar: A Border Security Force (BSF) sepoy was killed and 14 other jawans were injured when their vehicle was hit by a bus at Ajnala town near here on Monday, police said. After the passenger bus rammed into the canter carrying 15 BSF jawans, it hit a roadside tree and overturned, they said. After the […]

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Farmers' umbrella organisation in Odisha threatens to opt for NOTA

Punjab govt to release compensation for crop damage

February 4, 2019 8:37 pm

Chandigarh: The Punjab government will soon release compensation to farmers whose crop got damaged because of hailstorm, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria said Monday. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had issued orders to all the deputy commissioners to conduct fresh ‘Girdawri’ (loss assessment) of the affected area, Sarkaria said in a statement issued […]

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Mamata lashes out at BJP for questioning her religion

CBI vs Mamata: Solicitor General says CBI thought of moving SC Sunday night itself

February 4, 2019 8:29 pm

New Delhi: The CBI had contemplated moving the Supreme Court on Sunday night itself when the West Bengal Police took into custody agency officials and laid siege to the residence of its Joint Director in Kolkata, but had to abort the plan due to paucity of documents and other reasons, a senior law officer said. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi that at […]

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