Day: February 9, 2019

Case registered on missing idols after over 40 yrs

Over 300 students among 538 airlifted by IAF in J-K

February 9, 2019 11:59 pm

Jammu: As many as 538 people, including 319 GATE aspirants, were airlifted in separate sorties by the Indian Air Force (IAF) between the twin capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar, a defence spokesman said Saturday. The IAF launched the special sorties of C17 Globemaster and came into assistance of GATE aspirants, the locals and tourists […]

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I am worried about Gadkari, says Pawar

I am worried about Gadkari, says Pawar

February 9, 2019 11:55 pm

Pune: NCP president Sharad Pawar said Saturday that he was “worried” about Union minister Nitin Gadkari as he is being projected as a possible alternative to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Gadkari, a senior BJP leader, was recently in news when he was seen as taking swipes at his party’s top leadership after the Assembly poll […]

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Taapsee, Bhumi to star in 'Saand Ki Aankh'

Taapsee, Bhumi to star in ‘Saand Ki Aankh’

February 9, 2019 11:47 pm

Mumbai: Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar will topline the biographical drama “Saand Ki Aankh”. The film, a collaboration between Reliance Entertainment, Anurag Kashyap, Nidhi Parmar and Chalk n Cheese Films, will tell the story of world’s oldest sharpshooters Chandro and Prakashi Tomar. It will directed by debutante filmmaker Tushar Hiranandani. He has earlier worked in the film industry as a screenwriter. The film is […]

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Casey Affleck says 'Light of My Life' has nothing to do with allegations against him

Casey Affleck says ‘Light of My Life’ has nothing to do with allegations against him

February 9, 2019 11:37 pm

Los Angeles: Oscar-winner Casey Affleck says his new directorial, “Light of My Life”, set in a world without women, is not a response to the allegations of sexual harassment against him. The 43-year-old actor is also starring in the dystopian drama which is set for its world premiere at the ongoing Berlin Film Festival. The film is set around a “society without women” where “gender […]

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HC stays tender notification issued by Indian Ports Assn

HC stays tender notification issued by Indian Ports Assn

February 9, 2019 11:31 pm

Chennai: The Madras High Court has stayed a tender notification of the Indian Ports Association for selection of law firms for legislative drafting of the proposed revamp of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 and its rules. A division bench, comprising Justices M Sathyanarayanan and P Rajamanickam, granted the interim stay while admitting a plea by […]

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Suspected member of Naveen Bhati gang arrested: Police

2 held for killing e-rickshaw driver

February 9, 2019 11:29 pm

New Delhi: Two men have been arrested for allegedly robbing and killing a 16-year-old e-rickshaw driver, police said Saturday. The accused were identified as Aftab (19) and Prakash (18), they added. On Wednesday afternoon, police were alerted about a body found at Uttam Nagar area. There were serious injury marks on the head of the […]

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BJP reiterates it will fight LS polls with alliance

BJP reiterates it will fight LS polls with alliance

February 9, 2019 11:28 pm

Coimbatore: The BJP in Tamil Nadu Saturday reiterated that it would fight the coming Lok Sabha polls in alliance with parties which are not part of the DMK-Congress tie-up. “There is no situation wherein the BJP will fight the elections single-handedly and it will be fought with an alliance as announced earlier,” State BJP president […]

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Case registered on missing idols after over 40 yrs

Telangana govt suspends Vikarabad Dist Collector

February 9, 2019 11:17 pm

Hyderabad: The Telangana government Saturday suspended Vikarabad district Collector as per the directives of the Election Commission for allegedly unauthorisedly opening a strong room where EVMs used in the recent assembly polls in a particular constituency, were kept. “The Election Commission has recommended to suspend hi…for unauthorisedly opening the strong room (where EVMs were kept) […]

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Case registered on missing idols after over 40 yrs

Former MLA rejoins BJP in J-K

February 9, 2019 11:12 pm

Jammu: A former legislator, who unsuccessfully contested the last assembly elections on the Congress ticket, Saturday rejoined the BJP in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Former MLA from Basholi Jagdish Raj Sapolia rejoined the BJP at a function in the presence of Union minister Jitendra Singh. Sapolia had won the 2008 assembly elections from […]

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Gujjars continue quota dharna in Rajasthan

Gujjars continue quota dharna in Rajasthan

February 9, 2019 11:07 pm

Jaipur: Gujjar protesters continued their sit-in on the rail tracks in Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district for the second day on Saturday, refusing to back off from their quota demand even after a government delegation met them there. The blockade by Gujjar Arakshan Sangarsh Samiti chief Kirori Singh Bainsla and his supporters has forced the West […]

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