Punjab, Haryana celebrate Eid

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:06

Chandigarh, June 26 (IANS) Amid tight security, the Muslim community celebrated Eid in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Monday.


Seven killed in Himachal road accident

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:04

Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Seven pilgrims, including six of a family, were killed when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge here in Himachal Pradesh early on Monday, the police said.


Clashes in Kashmir after Eid prayers

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:56

Srinagar, June 26, Clashes broke out on Monday between the security forces and stone pelters at several places in the Kashmir Valley after the Eid prayers.


Himachal Governor, CM greet people on Eid

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:36

Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday greeted the people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and wished the festival brings joy and happiness.


UN chief condoles loss of lives in Pakistan tanker blast

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 07:48

United Nations, June 26 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is saddened by the large number of deaths and injuries following the explosion of an oil tanker in Pakistan, said his spokesperson.


Mamata government hasn't fulfilled GTA's conditions: BJP

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:16

Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Amid the ongoing agitation for the separate state of Gorkhaland in West Bengal's hills, the BJP on Sunday alleged the Mamata Banerjee-led government has not fulfilled the conditions of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA)


Man held for attacking wife with sickle

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:06

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) A man who fled after attacking his estranged wife with a sickle has been arrested from his home village in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, police said on Sunday.


Mamata extends wishes on Rath Yatra, Eid

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 23:52

Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday conveyed greetings to people on the occasion of Rath Yatra and Eid-ul-Fitr after returning from her tour of the Netherlands.


Gulmohar trip turned to be fatal for Delhi family

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 23:34

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A plan for a summer vacation in the cooler climes of Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg happened to be be fatal for Pusa Institute of Technology lecturer Jayant Andraskar, his wife and two daughters as they plunged to their deaths when a tree uprooted by strong winds sent their cable car cabin hurtling hundreds of metres down.


Those using term 'undeclared Emergency' against NDA must introspect:Jaitley

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 22:00

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Terming the "Emergency" imposed by late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1975 as an "assault on all democratic institutions", Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the NDA government's critics using the expression "undeclared Emergency" against it, "need to introspect their own roles during the Emergency".


As Modi, Trump meet, all eyes on Washington

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 21:32

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) From Moscow to Tokyo, Beijing to Paris and Islamabad to Kabul, all eyes will be on Washington on Monday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds his first meeting with US President Donald Trump.