INDIA

Vaishno Devi pilgrim from Gujarat dies in J-K's Reasi

Vaishno Devi pilgrim from Gujarat dies in J-K’s Reasi

February 18, 2019 6:55 pm

Jammu: A 55-year-old woman pilgrim died of suspected cardiac arrest after paying obeisance at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Monday. Pregna Behen, a resident of Khedbrahma-Kantha in Gujarat, collapsed soon after reaching her hotel room in the base camp Katra from the cave shrine Sunday, a […]

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Sensex sinks 311 pts; Nifty drops below 10,700-mark

Sensex sinks 311 pts; Nifty drops below 10,700-mark

February 18, 2019 6:49 pm

Mumbai: Falling for the eighth straight session, the BSE Sensex plunged over 311 points Monday on heavy selling in banking, FMCG, IT, auto and pharma stocks amid sustained foreign fund outflows. The 30-share index settled 310.51 points, or 0.87 per cent lower at 35,498.44. The broader NSE Nifty fell 83.45 points, or 0.78 per cent, […]

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Assam man in Pakistan jail

Assam man in Pakistan jail

February 18, 2019 6:49 pm

Guwahati: The Assam government is aware that a person from Golaghat district in the state was taken into custody by Pakistan authorities along with some other Indians while they were working on a ship at the Indo-Pakistan border, state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary told the Assembly on Monday. “On being contacted the father […]

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Cross-LoC bus service suspended in JK's Poonch

Cross-LoC bus service suspended in JK’s Poonch

February 18, 2019 6:40 pm

Jammu: The weekly Poonch-Rawalakot cross-LoC bus service was suspended Monday in view of the prevailing law and order situation in Jammu, following the recent terror attack on a CRPF convoy in south Kashmir, a senior officer said. A curfew was imposed in Jammu city on Friday following massive anti-Pakistan protests and sporadic incidents of violence […]

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Eight cows found dead in Amritsar

Eight cows found dead in Amritsar

February 18, 2019 6:35 pm

Amritsar: Eight cows and a bull were found dead under mysterious circumstances at different locations in the city on Monday, police said. According to sources, the bovines were apparently given some poisonous substance. Commissioner of Police S S Srivastava said an investigation is underway to ascertain the cause of death. He said none will be […]

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Three held for posting anti-India video in social media

Three held for posting anti-India video in social media

February 18, 2019 6:34 pm

Hyderabad: Three people were Monday arrested in the Nizamabad district of Telangana for allegedly uploading anti-national and pro-Pakistan video on the social media in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, police said. The trio – two from Uttar Pradesh and another from Telangana – uploaded the video. The video purportedly showed the three dancing […]

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Rahul Gandhi should announce name of leader of oppn alliance: Amit Shah

Rahul Gandhi should announce name of leader of oppn alliance: Amit Shah

February 18, 2019 3:01 pm

Jaipur: Asking Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to announce the name of the leader of the opposition alliance, BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said the grand alliance was moving forward only on the slogan of “Modi hatao”. Addressing party workers here after the February 14 terror attack in Pulwama in which 40 CRPF soldiers were […]

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Noida park commemorating martyrs, freedom fighters to open on Aug 15

Noida park commemorating martyrs, freedom fighters to open on Aug 15

February 18, 2019 2:49 pm

Noida (UP): An upcoming park in Noida dedicated to martyrs and freedom fighters, which will have a memorial square, a flame-shaped tricolour and an open-air theatre for cultural activities, is expected to open for public this Independence Day, officials said. Envisaged in 2015, the Shaheed Bhagat Singh park will be spread over an area of […]

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Pulwama terror attack mastermind Kamran killed, 4 army men martyred

Pulwama terror attack mastermind Kamran killed, 4 army men martyred

February 18, 2019 1:04 pm

Srinagar: Pulwama terror attack mastermind Kamran, alias Ghazi, has been killed by security forces in Pinglana, Jammu and Kashmir, reported moneycontrol.com. It was earlier reported that four Army personnel, including a major, and two Jaish terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday, three days after a suicide bomber […]

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Sidhu, Majithia exchange barbs, SAD burn photos of Sidhu's Pak visit

Sidhu, Majithia exchange barbs, SAD burn photos of Sidhu’s Pak visit

February 18, 2019 12:41 pm

Chandigarh:  The Opposition Shiromani Akali Dal Monday sought dismissal of Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for his “utterances” in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack even as Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia and the cricketer-turned-politician exchanged barbs in the House. Before the start of the Punjab Budget session, Akali leaders led by Majithia bunt the […]

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