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Dinakaran meets Sasikala in Bengaluru jail

August 18, 2017

BENGALURU: A leader of one of the factions in the AIADMK, T T V Dinakaran, on Friday, met his aunt and party General Secretary V K Sasikala in the jail and greeted her on her 63rd birthday. Dinakaran is also expected to have discussed the developments in the AIADMK. Dinakaran has been sacked as the AIADMK Deputy General Secretary by the ruling fa...

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Bomb hoax at Delhi High Court

August 17, 2017

NEW DELHI: Police searched the Delhi High Court complex on Thursday after an anonymous caller warned a bomb will explode in the premises. It turned out to be a hoax, police said. The Police Control Room received the call just before 11 a.m. A bomb squad and fire tenders reached the spot. After three hours, the call was declared a hoax. The teleph...

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Italian actress in Indian music video wants to break cultural barriers

August 17, 2017

NEW DELHI: Italian actress Madalina Bellariu Ion has worked in the American TV show “The Young Pope” with actor Jude Law, featured in Hindi film “Dobaara: See Your Evil” and can now be seen in musician Arko Pravo Mukherjee’s music video “Aainda”. Madalina says she wants to break cultural barriers and not r...

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Andhra boy rescued from borewell after 11 hours

August 16, 2017

VIJAYAWADA: A two-year-old boy, who fell into a borewell in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district, was rescued after an 11-hour long operation, police said on Wednesday. Chandrasekhar, who fell in the abandoned borewell around 5 p.m. on Tuesday was brought out alive by the rescue workers around 3 a.m. on Wednesday. The boy was stuck at a depth of 15 ...

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PM calls for 'New India' free of terror, casteism, corruption

PM calls for 'New India' free of terror, casteism, corruption

August 15, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for a "New India" that will be free of casteism, communalism, terrorism and corruption as he urged those wielding the gun in Kashmir to join the mainstream so that the Kashmir problem is solved through "embrace". Addressing the nation from the Red Fort on India's 71st Independence Day, Modi...

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Sahara's Aamby Valley up for auction at reserve price of Rs 37,392 cr

August 14, 2017

'A property at Aamby Valley City, near Pune' MUMBAI: Three days after a Supreme Court directive, the Bombay High Court on Monday put up the beleaguered Sahara Groups prestigious 'Aamby Valley city in Lonavala for a public auction. The Official Liquidator for the Aamby Valley city -- considered the jewel in the crown of the Sahara Group -- has put...

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UP ministers to review Gorakhpur children deaths

August 12, 2017

LUCKNOW: Following the deaths of over 30 children at a Gorakhpur hospital, Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddhartha Nath Singh and Medical Education Minister Ashutosh Tandon left for the town on Saturday to review the situation. The children at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital died over the past few days due to encephalitis after repor...

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IAS officer found dead in Ghaziabad

August 11, 2017

GHAZIABAD: A 2012 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre was found dead at a railway yard in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, police said on Friday. The body was found severed from the head at 9 p.m. on Thursday near the Kotgaon crossing and a suicide note was recovered from its pocket. The suicide note said: "I, Mukesh Pandey, committing suicide ..." The G...

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RJD leader and close aide of Lalu Prasad Yadav shot dead in Bihar

August 10, 2017

PATNA: A group of men shot dead Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Kedar Rai in the wee hours of Thursday in Patna. Reports say that Rai was shot at while he was on his morning walk at the Sugna road near his residence at Nayatola. Rai, also known to be a close aide of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, was rushed to a private hospital after being shot ...

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Why doesn't Rahul take SPG on foreign visits, asks Rajnath

August 08, 2017

NEW DELHI: In a stinging attack on Rahul Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday accused him of breaching security protocol inside and outside the country and wondered if he doesn't take the elite SPG on foreign trips to "hide" something. The minister was speaking in the Lok Sabha on the issue of security for the Congress Vice President fol...

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