Day: March 4, 2019

Drone spotted over Naval station in Chennai, probe on:Police

IAF jet shoots down Pakistani military drone in Bikaner

March 4, 2019 10:12 pm

New Delhi: A Sukhoi-30 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force on Monday shot down a Pakistani military drone in Bikaner sector of the Indo-Pak border using an air-to-air missile, government sources said. The Pakistani drone was detected by a ground-based radar station and minutes later one of the Sukhoi-30 jets deployed in the area […]

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Modi urges supporters to take 'main bhi chowkidar' pledge, draws ridicule from Rahul

Spiritual traditions a force that has run India: PM

March 4, 2019 10:06 pm

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said he “pitied” the thinking of some people who believe all religious activities are useless, without realising that spirituality is the force that has driven the country. Underlining the role of seers in strengthening the society, the prime minister said the “spiritual force” had helped in fighting the 1200-year […]

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Imran Khan's party tweets in Hindi

Imran Khan’s party tweets in Hindi

March 4, 2019 10:01 pm

Islamabad: In an unusual move, Pakistan’s ruling party on Monday tweeted in chaste Hindi Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement that the person who solves the Kashmir issue will be worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize. “Main Nobel Shanti Puraskaar Ke Yogya Nahi Hun. Is(ka) Yogya Vyakti Vah Hoga Jo Kashmiri Logo Ki Iccha Ke Anusar […]

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Mastermind, aide of Rs 40 L Noida ATM heist nabbed

Mastermind, aide of Rs 40 L Noida ATM heist nabbed

March 4, 2019 9:50 pm

Noida (UP): The mastermind behind a Rs 40 lakh heist from an ATM here has been arrested along with his aide, 12 days after the dramatic episode in which onlookers too fled with some money that got scattered on road, police said on Monday. On February 19, two armed bike-borne assailants robbed Rs 40 lakh […]

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NDA winning all 40 LS seats in Bihar "wishful thinking"

NDA winning all 40 LS seats in Bihar “wishful thinking”

March 4, 2019 9:47 pm

Patna: Disgruntled BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha, who was a notable absentee at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Sunday rally here, said Monday the claim by NDA leaders of winning all 40 seats in Bihar is nothing but “wishful thinking”. On his absence from the rally where Modi, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Union minister Ram Vilas […]

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'Abhinandan cut' given for over 650 people in Bengaluru

‘Abhinandan cut’ given for over 650 people in Bengaluru

March 4, 2019 9:42 pm

Bengaluru: Inspired by wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s bravado, his haircut and the ‘gunslinger’ moustache, a hair-designer here Monday gave over 650 people a similar look free of cost. The IAF pilot has become a legend of sorts after he shot down an F 16 aircraft in a dogfight and the manner in which he carried […]

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Debt-ridden policeman hangs self, blames seniors for act

Couple commits suicide over family dispute in UP

March 4, 2019 9:35 pm

Muzaffarnagar (UP): A 28-year-old man and his wife allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district, police said Monday. Mohit and his wife Anuradha (26) ended their lives apparently over a family dispute in Mandawli village on Sunday evening, they said. According to Circle Officer Vijay Prakash Singh, Mohit, who was a […]

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Last rites of slain CRPF jawan performed in UP

Last rites of slain CRPF jawan performed in UP

March 4, 2019 9:30 pm

Ghazipur (UP): The last rites of CRPF jawan Shyam Narain Yadav, who died fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, were performed with full state honours here Monday. Uttar Pradesh minister Anil Rajbhar, who attended the funeral as the state government’s representative, offered floral tributes to the soldier and met his family members, an official spokesperson […]

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Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra

Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra

March 4, 2019 9:24 pm

Mumbai: Inability to repay bank loan and poor output from agriculture fields allegedly drove a 35-year- old farmer to commit suicide Monday in Beed district of Maharashtra, police said. The farmer, Mahadev Rambhau Bhosle, was found hanging from a mango tree through a rope in the early hours in village Khardewadi in the district, around […]

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17-yr-boy held for killing tuition mate

Four held for killing woman to implicate others

March 4, 2019 9:20 pm

New Delhi: The Delhi Police Monday arrested four men in connection with the recovery of a woman’s body stuffed in a gunny bag near Sarita Vihar railway line in southeast Delhi last week. The arrested accused were identified as Dinesh (25), Saurabh Bhardwaj (19), Chanderkesh (30) and Rahimuudin (25), all residents of Sangam Vihar, police […]

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