NIA takes over investigations into Uri attack

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 17:14

Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday took over the investigation into the attack on the army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri town in which 18 soldiers were killed and 30 others injured.


Young Delhi woman stabbed 22 times by 'jilted lover'

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 17:12

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A 21-year-old woman was on Tuesday morning fatally stabbed as many as 22 times in broad daylight by a man who claimed to be her jilted lover, the police said.


Iran arrests two Pakistani "terrorists"

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 17:10

Tehran, Sep 20 (IANS) Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) arrested two "terrorists" of Pakistani nationality in the Sistan and Baluchistan province, media reported on Tuesday.


Court rejects plea claiming threat to sacked AAP minister's life

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 17:08

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi court here on Tuesday rejected a plea -- moved by a lawyer claiming to represent former Delhi Minister Sandeep Kumar -- that alleged there was a threat to Kumar's life and sought directions for installing CCTV cameras in the jail and videotaping of his court appearance.


SC eclipses Cauvery panel order, asks for release of 6,000 cusecs

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 17:06

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu every day till September 27, overriding the Cauvery Supervisory Committee's order of 3,000 cusecs.


Odisha seeks early decision on compensation for CST loss

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 16:34

Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday reiterated the demand for an immediate decision by the Centre on compensation for loss of states' share in the Central Sales Tax (CST) for 2013-14 to 2016-17.


Will urge Lt. Governor to dismiss DCW chief: BJP

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 15:58

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The BJP Delhi unit on Tuesday said it will urge Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung to dismiss Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal after she was booked on various charges.


Uri attack: Rijiju advises against irresponsible comments

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 15:54

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday advised against irresponsible statements over the central government's actions in the wake of the terror strike at an army camp in Uri that left 18 soldiers dead.


India, Pakistan troops exchange fire at Uri

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 15:52

Uri (Jammu and Kashmir), Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan Army troopers fired at Indian posts here in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, two days after an audacious terror strike killed 18 soldiers in the garrison town of Uri, near the Line of Control (LoC).


Pakistan fires at Indian posts in Uri

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 15:26

Uri (Jammu and Kashmir), Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan Army fired at Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri on Tuesday, two days after a massive terror strike killed 18 soldiers at an army base in the garrison town, a defence source said.


MiG-21 makes emergency landing at Srinagar airport

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 15:20

Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) made an emergency landing at Srinagar International Airport on Tuesday after developing a 'technical snag', leading to temporary suspension of operations at the airport.


Japan, Germany condemn Uri terror attack

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 15:12

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Japan and Germany on Tuesday joined the international community in condemning Sunday's cross-border terror attack from Pakistan on an army base at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 18 Indian soldiers.


Class four student dies in school bus accident

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 15:10

Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) A class four student died and 12 of his schoolmates were injured in an accident on the Digha-Contai highway near Chattarapura in East Midnapore district on Tuesday.