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India test fires ballistic missile Agni II

February 20, 2018

Bhubaneswar: India on Tuesday test-fired its indigenously developed intermediate range ballistic missile Agni II from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from Launch Complex-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore district at about 8.38 a.m., said a Defence Ministry official. ...

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CBI continues raids in Rotomac case

February 20, 2018

NEW DELHI/ KANPUR: The CBI on Tuesday continued raids at the same three locations in Kanpur for the second consecutive day as it probed a multi-crore loan default by Rotomac Pen's chief Vikram Kothari. The Central Bureau of Investigation again questioned Kothari along with his wife. The raided places included office and residential premises of t...

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WCIT 2018: India best placed to leverage technology- PM Modi

February 19, 2018

HYDERABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India with one of the most tech-friendly populations, was best placed to leverage power of technology and leapfrog into future. He said the country is the hot-spot of digital innovation across all sectors. It not only has a growing number of innovative entrepreneurs but also a growing mar...

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SC reduces TN's share of Cauvery water

February 16, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday reduced Tamil Nadu's share of Cauvery water and increased Karnataka's share. It said that given the global status of Karnataka's capital city of Bengaluru, hence it will get more Cauvery river water. ...

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Pakistan developing new types of nuclear weapons: US

February 14, 2018

Washington: Pakistan is developing new types of nuclear weapons, including short-range tactical ones, that bring more risks to the region, America's intelligence chief warned today. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats' remarks came days after a group of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists struck the Sunjuwan Military Camp in Jammu o...

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Former Union minister Bolla Bulliramaiah dead

February 14, 2018

Amaravati: Former Union minister and veteran TDP leader Bolla Bulliramaiah died of old age-related illness this morning, party sources said. He was 92. Bulliramaiah was ailing since some time. He breathed his last at his residence in his hometown Tanuku in Andhra Pradesh today, the sources said. AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Deputy Chie...

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Human trafficking racket busted in UP; 7 children from Nepal rescued

February 14, 2018

Maharajganj (UP): Seven children from Nepal were rescued and a man was arrested after a human trafficking racket was busted here by a team of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), a senior official said today. Acting on a tip-off, the SSB rescued the children, who were being taken to Sonouli on the Indo-Nepal border, and arrested one Mahgu Kumar hailing from...

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4 dead, many injured in blast at Cochin shipyard

February 13, 2018

KOCHI: Atleast four person were killed and 11 injured following a blast in a water tank in the Kochi Shipyard on Tuesday, reports said. The blast occured in Sagar Bhushanship which belongs to ONGC. The injued persons trapped inside the ship were evacuated and rusched to various hospitals in the city. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari shock over the m...

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Man escapes from burning car on Yamuna Expressway

February 10, 2018

NOIDA: A man escaped from his burning car early on Saturday after it caught fire on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh, police said. The Indigo car was coming from Noida and was headed to Agra when it suddenly burst into flames near Naujheel in Mathura district. The driver, Yashpal, broke the windowpane to escape the inferno he was trapped in...

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Tamil Nadu’s rank in health index has revealed

February 10, 2018

NEW DELHI: NITI Aayog has released a report, has shown that Kerala tops the list in the health index, measured by various indicators like child mortality rates, sex ratios at birth, immunisation rates. Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat have taken the second, third and fourth places respectively. Meanwhile, Odisha, Bihar and Rajasthan occupy the bott...

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