Yeddyurappa flays anti-India slogans at Amnesty event

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:42

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) BJP leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Tuesday flayed those who raised anti-national slogans at an event organised by Amnesty International's India chapter in Bengaluru last week.


Seven killed in Jammu accidents

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:30

Jammu, Aug 16 (IANS) At least seven people died in two road accidents on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.


Women vulnerable in India's richest civic body

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:22

Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) With average 29 cases of sexual harassment each year, the women employees of India's richest and Asia's biggest civic body -- Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai -- are a vulnerable lot, a RTI query revealed here on Tuesday.


US 'concerned' over violence in Kashmir

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:16

Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) The United States has expressed concern over violence in the Kashmir Valley and urged India and Pakistan to find a "peaceful resolution" to the Kashmir dispute.


Modi, Mamata greet Kejriwal on his birthday

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:14

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and a host of others on Tuesday extended birthday greetings to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.


Going to Pakistan is same as going to hell: Parrikar

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:10

Rewari/New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Talking about an infiltration bid from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir which the army foiled, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday drew an equivalence between Pakistan and hell.


Father of man who sent obscene messages apologises

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:02

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The father of the young man who sent obscene messages to Sharmistha Mukherjee, daughter of President Pranab Mukherjee and a Congress leader, has apologised, saying that his son is undergoing psychiatric treatment, she said on Tuesday.


1,200 LeEco's Super TVs gone in three days!

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:58

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco on Tuesday announced that it has sold more than 1200 units of Super TVs within three days, leading the 55-inch TV segment in its first online pre-sale in the country.


CITU welcomes higher minimum wages in Delhi

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:30

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) on Tuesday welcomed the hike in minimum wages in Delhi and refuted fears that this could drive away industries from the national capital.


Kerala Police launch patrol vehicles for women's safety

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:28

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 16 (IANS) The Kerala Police on Tuesday flagged off five patrol vehicles in its drive to ensure women's safety and launched a special phone service wherein women can dial 1515 to seek police help in case of emergency/crime against women.


Delhi court asks Omar Abdullah's estranged wife to vacate house

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:22

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday ordered Payal Abdullah, the estranged wife of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, to vacate the government accommodation allotted to Omar in the national capital.