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Vasco Da Gama express derailed in UP: 3 Killed

November 24, 2017

MANIKPUR (UTTAR PRADESH): At least three passengers were killed and over seven others injured after 13 coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derailed on Friday near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh, railways officials said. The accident occurred at the Manikpur station in Chitrakoot district at 4.18 a.m. Railway Ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena sa...

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Senior IAS officer arrested for rape

November 22, 2017

JAIPUR: Senior IAS officer B.B. Mohanty accused of raping a 23-year-old woman was arrested here, a police officer said on Tuesday. Mohanty, who was absconding since 2014, "came to the ACP office Sodala late Monday evening and surrendered himself", Deputy Commissioner of Police, Jaipur South, Yogesh Dadich said. His medical tests would be carried ...

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Women are superior than men: Shah Rukh Khan

November 22, 2017

MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was present at the "Lalkaar" music concert to support the social campaign to eradicate violence against women, says women are superior to men and should be treated with equality. Shah Rukh also recited a poetry penned by renowned poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar. The campaign "Bas Ab Bahat Ho Gaya" is...

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SC allows Karti Chidambaram to go abroad

November 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday permitted Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, to go to Britain for the admission of his daughter to Cambridge University. Karti Chidambaram had sought the court's permission to go to Cambridge from December 2, assuring that he will come back on December 10. Permitting juni...

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Man touches air hostess' feet to apologise for misbehaviour

November 20, 2017

HYDERABAD: A man had to touch the feet of an air hostess at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here to apologise for misbehaving with her, authorities said on Monday. A video of the incident which occurred on Sunday has gone viral on social media. Two men, in their mid 30s, allegedly passed comments on the air hostess, working with IndiGo, wh...

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Arvind Kejriwal to meet Khattar over pollution

November 15, 2017

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal left for Haryana on Wednesday to meet Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and discuss the issue of stubble burning and air pollution. Kejriwal in a tweet said he along with Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain, Environment Department Secretary Keshav Chandra was on their way to the neighbouring st...

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GST recommendations will benefit people, strengthen tax structure: PM Modi

November 11, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that recommendations made by the GST Council will benefit citizens and add strength to the tax structure. "The recommendations made by the GST Council today will further benefit our citizens and add strength to the GST. These recommendations are in spirit of the continuous feedback we are gett...

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Demonetisation led to multiple benefits, lower interest rates: PMO

November 08, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Prime Ministers Office put up a spirited defence of demonetisation on the eve of the first anniversary of the move, saying "multiple benefits" of spiking large currency notes included loans getting cheaper and real estate prices declining "significantly". "Loans got cheaper since lending rates declined by around 100 basis points," t...

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Robber identified after clicking photo on stolen phone

November 08, 2017

NEW DELHI: A phone thief was identified after he clicked his photo on the stolen phone, police said on Tuesday. Deputy Commissioner of Police Mandeep Singh Randhawa said the phone, stolen from a woman bus passenger in Daryaganj area of central Delhi, was recovered from the house of Naseem Mohammad in the area, while he was himself on the run. On...

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Belgian King, Queen visit Taj Mahal

November 07, 2017

AGRA: Belgium's King Phillipe and Queen Mathilda on Monday visited the Taj Mahal. They spent around two hours evincing keen interest in the architectural details of the Mughal white marble marvel, that looks sparkling white after the recent mud pack beauty treatment. Entry to tourists was suspended for over two hours. While many stood in the lon...

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