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Russia, India, China hold trilateral meeting

December 11, 2017

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj along with her Chinese and Russian counterparts Wang Yi and Sergey Lavrov held the 15th Russia-India-China trilateral meeting here on Monday. "Towards global and regional peace, security and stability," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted of the meeting. Kumar had said la...

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"Dangal" Actress Zaira Wasim complains of in-flight molestation

December 10, 2017

MUMBAI: "Dangal" actress Zaira Wasim has detailed a harrowing experience of being allegedly molested by a middle-aged man while she was on a flight from Delhi to Mumbai. The 17-year-old National Award winner shared her ordeal via an Instagram Story. "Managed to get this," Zaira posted with a snapshot of the man's foot, which was rested on her arm...

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Man burnt alive in Rajasthan for 'love jihad', accused arrested

December 07, 2017

JAIPUR: In a horrifying video going viral, a man is seen being burnt alive in Rajasamand district of Rajasthan, for allegedly committing "love jihad". Police arrested the alleged perpetrator of the crime, Shambunath Raigar, on Thursday. According to SP Manoj Kumar, the person killed has been identified as Mohammed Bhatta Sheikh. Interrogation of t...

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Moderate intensity earthquake jolts Valley

December 07, 2017

SRINAGAR: A moderate intensity earthquake occurred in Kashmir in the wee hours of Thursday. No report of casualty or damage has come from anywhere so far. "A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred at 4.59 a.m. today," sources in the disaster management department said on Thursday. "The epicentre of the quake was...

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2G scam: Court verdict on December 21

December 05, 2017

NEW DELHI: A court here said on Tuesday it would deliver its verdict on December 21 in the 2G spectrum allocation graft cases involving, among others, former Telecom Minister A. Raja and DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi who are out on bail. CBI Special Judge O.P. Saini has been hearing two separate cases related to 2G spectrum allocation. One is b...

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Cyclone Ockhi: 102 Kerala fishermen yet to return home

December 02, 2017

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The rescue operations jointly launched by the Indian Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard after Cyclone Ockhi hit the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, resumed on Saturday with 102 Kerala fishermen yet to return home, a top state official said. Thiruvananthapuram district Collector S. Vasuki told the media that the 102 fi...

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Narendra Modi, Kovind greet nation on Milad-un-Nabi

December 02, 2017

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended greetings on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi or Mawlid, which marks the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Mawlid is observed as the Islamic prophet's birthday and is commemorated in Rabi'al-awwal, the third month in the religious calendar. "On the occasion of Mil...

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Rahul Gandhi meets Obama

December 02, 2017

NEW DELHI: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi met former US President Barack Obama here on Friday and discussed the US-India relationship. "Had a fruitful chat with President Barack Obama, great to meet him again," Gandhi tweeted. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Obama and discussed ways to further strengthen the US-India relationship....

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Centre won’t discriminate against states on political basis: PM Modi

November 28, 2017

HYDERABAD: Landing in TRS-ruled Telangana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that the Centre was dedicated to cooperative federalism irrespective of whichever party is in power in the state and would not discriminate states on political basis. “Irrespective of which party is in power in the state, we are dedicated to cooperative f...

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Centre won’t discriminate against states on political basis: PM Modi

November 28, 2017

HYDERABAD: Landing in TRS-ruled Telangana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that the Centre was dedicated to cooperative federalism irrespective of whichever party is in power in the state and would not discriminate states on political basis. “Irrespective of which party is in power in the state, we are dedicated to cooperative f...

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