Disclose all overseas assets to banks: SC tells Mallya

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:24

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya to disclose all the overseas assets held by him and his estranged wife and children to the banks which are seeking the recovery of more than Rs.9,000 crore in the principal and interest, loaned to his now-grounded Kingfisher Airlines.


Manipur's rain-hit await relief as government gathers reports

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:16

Imphal, April 26 (IANS) People affected by torrential rains in Manipur in the last 10 days are sore over the alleged sloth in official response to their plight as the government awaits district collectors' reports before disbursing relief.


Slum fire in Lucknow destroys 50 shanties

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:04

Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) About 50 shanties in a slum here were gutted on Tuesday in a fire, but no one suffered any serious injury, police said.


BJP asks its MPs to go on offensive on Ishrat Jahan case

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:58

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday asked its members of parliament to go on the offensive against the Congress over the issue of Ishrat Jahan gun battle case.


Gandhinagar civic polls: BJP, Congress win equal seats

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:52

Gandhinagar, April 26 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress won equal number of seats in the election to the municipal corporation of Gujarat's capital Gandhinagar, throwing up a tie.


UP policemen's celebratory firing leaves boy killed

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:38

Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) A teenaged boy was killed and two injured in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday when a group of policemen went on a firing spree while celebrating engagement of a family member, police said on Tuesday.


India, Afghanistan discuss terrorism post-Kabul attack

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:28

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Tuesday discussed Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Karzai the situation in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the April 19 terror attack in Kabul that left 64 people dead.


Lok Sabha members discuss drought, water crisis

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:16

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Severe drought conditions and the resultant water crisis, especially in Latur region of Maharashtra, figured prominently in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.


Unicef bats for better health reporting in India

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:12

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) To sensitize media students with public health reporting skills, Unicef India, in partnership with Oxford University, held a three-month long awareness and skill development programme in Delhi for the first time in India.


NHRC's right to food meet begins on Thursday

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:10

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A two-day conference starts here on Thursday in which participants will discuss how National Food Security Act 2013 is being implemented in various states, said the organiser.


Rajya Sabha disrupted again over Uttarakhand

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 14:58

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was again on Tuesday disrupted over the issue of President's rule in Uttarakhand, with other opposition parties supporting the Congress in its demand for a debate on the issue.


Fire destroys National Museum of Natural History

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 14:56

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A massive fire destroyed the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) here early on Tuesday, reducing its priceless collection including fossils to ashes, officials said.