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Modi in Guwahati, protesters show black flags

Modi in Guwahati, protesters show black flags

Guwahati, Feb 8:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Assam capital Guwahati on Friday evening amid tight security even as different agitating organisations waved black flags as the convoy passed from Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport to Raj Bhavan in the city. A group of people including students’ who were waiting…

Air Marshal Sinha, who headed Rafale negotiating team, dismisses ‘leaked note’

Air Marshal Sinha, who headed Rafale negotiating team, dismisses ‘leaked note’

New Delhi, Feb 8: Air Marshal (retd.) S.B.P. Sinha, who headed the Indian Negotiating Team that finalized the Rafale contract, on Friday dismissed a controversial leaked note, claiming interference by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in the deal, as mischievous. Air Marshal Sinha told IANS that he has never seen the…

30 die after consuming spurious liquor

30 die after consuming spurious liquor

Dehradun, Feb 8: At least 30 people died on Friday after consuming spurious liquor in areas located at Uttarakhand-Uttar Pradesh border with 10 others being hospitalized, police sources said, adding the death toll could go up. The villagers allegedly took liquor containing dangerous methyl alcohol, sources said. A magisterial inquiry has…

Delhi Court Directs Oman Air to reissue Tickets to Pilgrims traveling from Delhi to Tehran

Delhi Court Directs Oman Air to reissue Tickets to Pilgrims traveling from Delhi to Tehran

DELHI, Fab 08: The Court of Ms. Nupur Gupta, Civil Judge, Delhi today directed Oman Air to reissue ticket to 16 pilgrims who had approached the Court seeking directions against Oman Air being aggrieved of unilateral decision of Oman Air to cancel all the discounted tickets sold by it during the…

Pakistan team to visit India on March 13 for Kartarpur corridor discussions

Pakistan team to visit India on March 13 for Kartarpur corridor discussions

New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 7:  A team from Pakistan will visit India on March 13 to discuss and finalise the modalities for visit of pilgrims to the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahab through the Kartarpur corridor with New Delhi on Thursday accepting the dates proposed by Islamabad. “We welcome the visit of Pakistan team…

Teenaged girl gang-raped in front of father in Bihar

Teenaged girl gang-raped in front of father in Bihar

Patna, Feb 7:  In a shocking incident, a teenaged girl was gang-raped in front of her father by six youths in a village in Bihar’s Kishanganj district, police said on Thursday. According to police officials, the 19-year-old victim lodged a police complaint on Wednesday that six youth of her village under…

Swine flu claims 226 lives, Rajasthan worst hit

Swine flu claims 226 lives, Rajasthan worst hit

New Delhi Feb 7:  Rajasthan continues to remain worst hit with swine flu as the death toll hit 85, while 2,263 patients have been found positive with the influenza, according to National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) report released on February 3. According to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the…

Airtel gets TRAI notice over DTH service disruption

Airtel gets TRAI notice over DTH service disruption

New Delhi, Feb 6: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a showcause notice to telecom and DTH operator Airtel over recent issues of blackout faced by some viewers of its Direct-to-Home (DTH) services during transition to the new tariff regime, sources said. The notice was sent earlier this…

3 held for cow slaughter may be shifted to Rewa jail

3 held for cow slaughter may be shifted to Rewa jail

Bhopal, Feb 6:  Three men booked under the National Security Act (NSA) for cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh were likely to be transferred to Rewa Jail from Khandwa, police said on Wednesday. The NSA was invoked against Nadeem, Shakeel and Azam, who were rounded up on Friday under the MP Prohibition…

Modi wave’ in Valley triggers laughter storm on Twitter

Modi wave’ in Valley triggers laughter storm on Twitter

New Delhi, Feb 5: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose a Sunday to tour the scenic Dal Lake in Srinagar. But much to the embarrassment of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a video of him waving at the empty lake gave many Twitteratis an occasion to poke fun at the Prime…