Day: March 2, 2019

Bomb hoax at Khar railway station

Russian national injured in prison brawl in Goa

March 2, 2019 10:22 pm

Panaji: A Russian national was hospitalised after he was seriously injured in a brawl inside a jail Friday night, Goa Police said. Llia Aleksandrovich (30) was assaulted by some fellow prisoners during a fight between two groups at Central Jail at Colvale, said an official of Mapusa police station. He was shifted to Goa Medical […]

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Odisha suspends 3 teachers for question paper "leak"

Odisha suspends 3 teachers for question paper “leak”

March 2, 2019 10:16 pm

Cuttack: The Odisha government Saturday suspended three teachers in Kalahandi district after purported images of the Mathematics question paper of the ongoing matriculation examination surfaced on social media. Earlier, the question papers of Odia, Hindi and English subjects went viral on social media, putting the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha, in a tight spot. Admitting […]

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Not in race for PM, but want to make one: Akhilesh Yadav

March 2, 2019 10:10 pm

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav said Saturday that he was not in the race to become prime minister but wanted to make one. Uttar Pradesh has always given the country a prime minister and anybody wishing to be so has to come to the state,like Narendra Modi did, he said. Speaking at […]

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Rain lashes parts of Delhi

Delhi records coldest day of March in 4 yrs

March 2, 2019 10:06 pm

New Delhi: Delhi recorded the coldest day of March in four years Saturday as the minimum temperature settled at 13 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature was recorded at 19.3 degrees Celsius, eight notches below season’s average, lowest in the last three years. In 2018, the minimum and maximum temperatures had settled at 15 degrees and […]

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Novel explores marriage in context of changing times

52 couples tie knot at mass wedding

March 2, 2019 10:01 pm

New Delhi: Fifty-two couples belonging to the differently-abled and economically weaker sections tied the knot at a mass wedding here on Saturday. Chosen from different states of the country by charitable organisation Narayan Seva Sansthan (NSS), these couples tied the knot in the two-day-long gala ceremony. “The couples got household routine appliances and gifts as […]

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AIADMK promises national poverty eradication scheme

NC takes out protest rallies against Centre’s move on quota

March 2, 2019 9:55 pm

Srinagar: The National Conference (NC) took out protest rallies in many areas of Kashmir on Saturday, expressing “dismay” over the amendments to the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Order, 1954. The party said the amendments were “a blatant violation of Article 370 of the Constitution”, which gives autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir. The central government brought in […]

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Bomb hoax at Khar railway station

‘Listening practice sessions set up all over country’

March 2, 2019 9:54 pm

Coimbatore: Cambridge Assessment English Saturday said it has set up listening practice sessions all over the country for students to get an opportunity to learn, use and evaluate different English learning and listening strategies. “Being a good listener can make a student more influential and a better leader, which helps to gain information and come […]

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India beat Australia by six wickets

India beat Australia by six wickets

March 2, 2019 9:49 pm

Hyderabad: India defeated Australia by six wickets in the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series here Saturday. India had restricted Australia to a modest 236 for seven after the visitors opted to bat. The hosts then returned to overhaul the target with 10 balls to spare, scoring 240-4 in 48.2 […]

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Shah attacks Rahul for 'arrest' of techies for raising pro-Modi slogans

Oppn questioning armed forces’ assertion on air strike for cheap politics: Shah

March 2, 2019 9:32 pm

Umaria (MP): Hitting back at the opposition, BJP chief Amit Shah said here Saturday that those who did not have the courage to give a befitting response to terrorists and avenge the killing of soldiers when in power were raising doubts on the recent air strike for “cheap politics” and their statements have made Pakistan happy. “The armed forces are saying […]

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Goa Carnival begins with float parade along Miramar beach

Goa Carnival begins with float parade along Miramar beach

March 2, 2019 7:59 pm

Panaji: Thousands of people thronged the Miramar beach-front here Saturday to participate in a float parade which kicked off a four-day-long Goa Carnival festival. Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar flagged off the parade which proceeded along a road running parallel to the beach. ‘King Momo’, the ‘king’ of carnival, read out a decree, appealing people to be responsible while enjoying the festivities. William Annes, this […]

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