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Civilian injured in militant attack in J&K

June 10, 2017

SRINAGAR: A civilian was injured on Saturday in a militant attack on security forces on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. A civilian moving in his car was injured when militants fired at two vehicles of security forces plying on the national highway in Vesu area of Anantnag district, a police official said. "The injured civilian has been shift...

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Madhya Pradesh farmer commits suicide

June 09, 2017

RAISEN (MADHYA PRADESH): A Madhya Pradesh farmer committed suicide after failing to repay his debts amid a farmers' agitation for a loan waiver and fair price for their produce. Forty-year-old Krishan Meena from Raisen district killed himself after he allegedly failed to pay off his loans and electricity bills. However, the police said Meena died ...

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Man booked for raping mother, daughter in Gurugram

June 09, 2017

GURUGRAM: A Delhi resident has been booked for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman and her 15-year-old daughter, Gurugram police said on Friday. The woman said she met the accused, a resident of Amar Colony in Delhi, in a Gurugram market a few months ago. After befriending her, the man came to her house one day in the absence of her 15-year-old ...

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Man booked for raping mother, daughter in Gurugram

June 09, 2017

GURUGRAM: A Delhi resident has been booked for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman and her 15-year-old daughter, Gurugram police said on Friday. The woman said she met the accused, a resident of Amar Colony in Delhi, in a Gurugram market a few months ago. After befriending her, the man came to her house one day in the absence of her 15-year-old ...

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25 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu detained in Iran released

June 09, 2017

NEW DELHI: Twenty-five Indian fishermen hailing from Tamil Nadu who were detained in Iran since March this year have been released, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said. "I am happy to inform that 25 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were detained by Iranian Coast Guards since March 2017 with 5 Bahraini boats have been released and ...

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Indian shot at in US out of danger: Sushma

June 09, 2017

NEW DELHI: An Indian hailing from Telangana who was fired upon in California earlier this week is now out of danger, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said. "I have received the report from our Consulate in San Francisco," Sushma Swaraj tweeted late on Thursday night. "The victim Mubeen Ahmed works at a gas station. A gunman demanded mo...

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India, Kazakhstan discuss ways to expand bilateral ties

June 08, 2017

NEW DELHI: India and Kazakhstan on Thursday discussed ways to expand their ties as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev here. "Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan met PM @narendramodi and discussed ways to expand bilateral ties," the Prime Minister's Office tweeted. Modi ar...

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Youth from Telangana shot, critically injured in US: Family

June 08, 2017

HYDERABAD: A youth from Telangana was critically injured when unidentified assailants fired at him in the United States, his family said here on Thursday. Mubeen Ahmed (26), a native of Sangareddy district, was on June 4 shot twice in the stomach at a California store where he works, though the family came to know about it only on Thursday. His f...

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Jaitley thanks political parties for making GST possible

June 08, 2017

NEW DELHI: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday thanked all political parties for their cooperation and contribution in making the launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) possible. In a letter to the presidents of the different political parties, Jaitley said: With the cooperation of all the political parties, the 101st Constitutiona...

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Modi favouring rich, giving farmers only bullets: Rahul

June 08, 2017

MANDSAUR: Prevented by the administration from entering violence-hit Mandsaur, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of favouring the rich and giving farmers "only bullets". "Narendra Modi waived loans worth Rs.1,50,000 crore for the richest people in India...," Gandhi said shortly before he was deta...

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