Child-killing virus hits Sri Lanka

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:24

Colombo, May 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's health officials on Thursday warned that a virus affecting children was spreading in the island's south and five deaths had been reported.


SC refuses freeze on Yeddy oath but battle is on (Fourth Lead)

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:20

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Amid high political drama, the Supreme Court early on Thursday didn't stop B.S. Yeddyurappa from taking oath as Karnataka's new Chief Minister but the legal battle for the BJP leader and his party is far from over.


India rejects OIC statement on Jammu and Kashmir

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:10

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India on Thursday rejected resolutions relating to Jammu and Kashmir adopted in the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers' meeting held in Dhaka earlier this month.


Yeddyurappa to soon waive off farmers' crop loans

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:08

Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Within hours of taking oath, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday said he will soon waive off crop loans of farmers across the state in line with BJP election pledge.


2 killed in UP road accident

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:36

Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Two persons were killed and a dozen injured when a speeding state-owned bus plunged from an elevated road in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district on Thursday, police said.


Congress, JD-S protest Yeddyurappa's swearing-in as Karnataka CM

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:22

Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) The beleaguered Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leaders on Thursday staged a protest against BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa's swearing-in as the Karnataka Chief Minister, terming it unconstitutional.


Yeddyurappa confident of being in power for 5 years

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:18

Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Hours after taking oath on Thursday, an upbeat Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said he was confident of winning the majority and being in power for five years.


Youth found dead in J&K

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:12

Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) The body of a youth was found on Thursday lying in an orchard in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.


Jethmalani moves Supreme Court against Karnataka Governor's decision

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:08

New Delhi, May 17, Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Thursday approached the Supreme Court in his personal capacity against Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision of inviting BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to form a new government in the state despite being eight short of a simple majority in the assembly.


BJP cadres chant 'Modi, Modi' at Yeddyurappa's swearing-in

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:44

Bengaluru, May 17, Loud chants of "Modi, Modi" by about 100 jubilant cadres of the BJP were heard at the oath-taking ceremony of their leader B.S. Yeddyurappa as the Chief Minister of Karnataka at Raj Bhavan here on Thursday.


BSF trooper injured in J&K in Pakistan firing

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:58

Jammu, May 17, A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was injured on Thursday in firing by Pakistani rangers on the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district.