Shutdown in Darjeeling to be partially relaxed during Eid

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 13:58

Darjeeling, June 25 (IANS) Amid the ongoing indefinite shutdown in the West Bengal hills, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leadership on Sunday said there will be "partial relaxation for 12 hours" on Monday for the Muslim community to observe Eid.


Strike personal rapport, focus on continuity, Modi urged

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 13:50

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi set for his first face-to-face interaction with US President Donald Trump on Monday, almost every strategic analyst feels the outcome of this meeting will be the first indication of Washington's policy towards India in the Trump era.


Two terrorists killed, three soldiers injured in Kashmir

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 13:20

Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Two terrorists were killed and three soldiers injured on Sunday in fighting that erupted the previous day with an attack on a CRPF patrol that left a trooper dead, authorities said.


Our feet grounded in yoga, dreams transcend space: Modi

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 13:02

New Delhi, June 25, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the ISRO for its success in space science and observed that if on one hand Indias feet are grounded in yoga, it also dreams of transcending the limits in the sky.


Modi recalls Emergency as darkest time

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 12:52

New Delhi, June 25, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday recalled the Emergency imposed on the country 42 years ago on June 25, and said it was the darkest time in the history of India.


Three soldiers injured in Kashmir gunfight

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 12:28

Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) A gunbattle broke out at the Delhi Public School (DPS) in Srinagar in the early hours of Sunday as security forces launched an offensive to flush out the militants who took refuge inside the campus after attacking Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Pantha Chowk area on Saturday.


Encourage children to play sports, says Modi

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 12:14

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Parents and guardians should encourage children to take part in sports along with studies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio address to the nation on Sunday.


Modi lauds UP village for becoming free of open defection

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 11:56

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the people of Mubarakpur, a small village in Uttar Pradesh, for becoming free of open defecation and said it was the best example 'Swatchh Bharat' movement.


Tribute paid to slain CRPF officer in Kashmir

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 11:04

Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) A wreath laying ceremony was held on Sunday in Srinagar to pay tribute to a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer who was killed in a militant attack on Saturday.


Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:58

Jammu, June 25 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a defence official said.


475 kg drug haul at Bengaluru airport

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:54

Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) A consignment of drug ephedrine, weighing 475 kg and valued at Rs 24 crore, was seized at the city international airport's air cargo complex by the Customs' central intelligence unit, said an official on Saturday.


Mobiles, SIM cards seized from Gurugram jail

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:46

Gurugram, June 24 (IANS) A Crime Branch team on Saturday raided the Gurugram district jail on Saturday and seized several mobile phone sets, SIM cards and mobile chargers from the inmates, police said.


Three liquor smugglers held, red-beacon car seized

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:12

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) VVIPs and VIPs in India may have removed red beacons from their official vehicles, but three criminals used the once-coveted status symbol to facilitate their criminal activities: They used a red beacon atop their car to smuggle countrymade liquor. However, they were arrested on Saturday, police said.