Kapil Mishra dares ACB to arrest Sheila Dikshit

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 16:46

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Saturday dared the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) to arrest former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the alleged water tanker scam.


PM meets chiefs of army, air force

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 16:30

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met the chiefs of the Army and Air Force and Vice Chief of the Navy here.


Uri attack affected Nawaz's Kashmir campaign at UN

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 16:22

United Nations/Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his meetings in New York did his best to highlight the Kashmir issue, but the Uri attack affected his campaign, a media report said.


Opposition seeks House committee probe into Dana Majhi case

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 15:48

Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) The opposition Congress and BJP on Saturday demanded the constitution of a House committee to probe the case of Dana Majhi, who walked about 10 km with his wife's body on his shoulders after he was allegedly denied a hearse in Odisha.


Indian cyber security body opens first global chapter

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 15:44

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With the aim to exchange information and best practices on cyber security, the Data Security Council of India (DSCI), a premier body on cyber security, on Saturday launched its first global chapter in Singapore.


Eunuchs pay mass obeisance to ancestors at Kashi

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 15:22

Varanasi, Sep 24 (IANS) It's a rare event that is said to be happening after more than several hundred years. Eunuchs from across the country have converged in this holy town to do the 'shraddha karma' for their departed brethren during 'pitrapaksh', the period during which Hindus pay respects to their ancestors.


Islamic State releases new video featuring Dhaka cafe attackers

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 15:10

Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) has released a new video featuring the five attackers of the Dhaka cafe who justified the July 1 terror siege and criticised Bangladesh's democratic system and political leadership.


Congress attacks BJP for buying only 36 Rafale jets

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 14:58

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday attacked the BJP-led central government for buying only 36 Rafale fighter jets from France instead of the 126 finalised during the UPA era, saying the situation for the Indian Air Force (IAF) was becoming "critical and volatile".


Confusion in BDJS over alliance with BJP

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 14:34

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) Confusion prevails in the recently-formed Bharat Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS) -- the political outfit floated last year with the support of the powerful Hindu Ezhava leader Vellapalli Natesan -- over its alliance with the BJP.


Army, NDRF begin rescue, relief work in rain-hit Hyderabad

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 14:30

Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Army and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams were pressed into service on Saturday for rescue and relief work in the rain-affected parts of Greater Hyderabad, as continuing rain added to people's woes.