Daily Archives: 20th June 2018
Despite speculation that a lesser number of Kashmiri Pandits would come to attend the Kheer Bhawani Mela in Tullamulla town this year, they kept their tryst with Mata Ragnya.
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday (June 19, 2018) pulled out of its ruling alliance with the Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that it was untenable for them to continue in the government. Reports said the decision was taken by the BJP party president Amit Shah after meeting with the partyâ€™s ministers in the state.
Not much is known about the success rate of this corrective framework that was updated only in April 2017. United Bank of India and Indian Overseas Bank that were put under the framework have not improved much on their Non Performing Assets (NPAs) and have in fact shown counterproductive results.
Pakistani singer-songwriter Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch has collaborated with American pop star Jason Derulo for this year's World Cup anthem.
An FIR has been registered against the owners and workers of MSJ International and Virat Hotels, in connection with the hotel fire accident in Lucknow's Charbagh area, which killed six people.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan had on Tuesday demanded the replacement of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Iqbal Zafar Jhagra.
Soon after receiving President Ram Nath Kovind's approval, Governor NN Vohra on Wednesday issued the Proclamation to impose Governor's Rule under section 92 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday attacked 25 Hamas targets in response to massive shelling from Gaza Strip.
The flood situation in Assam deteriorated as the flood-related incidents claimed six more lives in the state, taking the death toll to 20.
Former deputy chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Kavinder Gupta on Wednesday said the Centre may appoint a new Governor in the state after the Amarnath yatra.
A peace team from Afghanistan's Helmand province called on President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday and placed a list of demands aimed at facilitating peace in the region.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday inaugurated the Eastern Delta Regulator at the Prakasam Barrage on Krishna River.
Matt Porterfield's Baltimore-set drama 'Sollers Point', received the top jury prize for an American independent feature at the 7th annual Champs-Elysees Film Festival, reported the Hollywood Reporter.
South African Olympic athlete Caster Semenya has challenged a new female classification rule imposed by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which has now become one of the most important stops on the annual road to the Oscars, is all set to run from January 30 to February 9, 2019.
Binge drinking during adolescence can have long-lasting effects in the brain which may directly impact the first-generation offspring, a recent study has found.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has officially decided to not file charges against American actor Scott Baio, saying in an evaluation that the statute of limitations had expired.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday approved the imposition of Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir, with an immediate effect.
Turns out, floppy eyelids may be an indication of sleep apnea.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a Disproportionate Assets (DA) case against Pune-based Income Tax (Audit) officer and his wife, on charges of acquiring property during 2010-2016 through unknown source of income.
American filmmaker Robert Zemeckis has been finalised to direct Warner Bros.' adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic dark fantasy novel "The Witches," reported the Variety.
One97 Communications Limited, the company that owns digital payment major, Paytm, announced the appointment of retired Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor, Rama Subramaniam Gandhi, as an advisor.
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's lead counsel Khawaja Haris has rejoined his legal team for the corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against Sharif and his family.
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been suspended for the third and final Test of the series against West Indies after he was found guilty of ball-tampering during the second Test.
India and France will work on strengthening their student exchange programme, confirmed the External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj.
Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh has requested Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, seeking allotment of bungalow either vacated by former chief minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav or his father Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Russia defeated Egypt with a fantastic 3-1, in a Group A fixture of the FIFA World Cup in St Petersburg, racking up their second victory in a row.
Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Hassan met Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday in the national capital.
Femina Miss India 2018 has finally got its three new faces, with the glamorous finale last night.
United States President Donald Trump defended his policy of separating children from their families who have been illegally crossing the southern US-Mexico border, saying, to prosecute parents for illicit entry, "you have to take the children away."
International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup gold medalist Elavenil Valarivan from Gujarat bettered world record score of 252.4 and clinched first place in both the senior and junior categories of the 10m air rifle event in the 18th KSS Memorial Shooting Championship on Tuesday.
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has announced that the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council, alleging the 47-member council of "political bias."
A farmer has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to a tree in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district.
United States President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House on Tuesday.
India has dismissed the United Nations report, which refers to designated terrorist entities as "armed groups" and "leaders".
Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma presented a Rs 16,387.21 crore tax-free budget for the financial year 2018-19.
President Ram Nath Kovind and first lady Savita Kovind, who are on a three-nation visit, arrived in Suriname on Tuesday night (local time).
Naming a child is usually a personal and simple ceremony in India; however, a couple in Maharashtra's Gondia held an 'election' to decide the name of their new-born.
According to a research, people's sense of perfection is 'surprisingly' modest.
External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj underscored that the relationship between India and Luxembourg is trust-based, stemming from "respect for freedom, democratic principles, and rule of law."
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday held a meeting with Election Commission (EC) officials in Delhi for the registration of his political party Makkal Needhi Maiam.
Around 30 former Naxals from Sukma who had surrendered before the police in 2016, have been guarding themselves with bows and arrows after receiving threats from the Naxals here.
India and Japan held talks on counter-terrorism, maritime security, and peacekeeping operations among other issues during the fifth 2 plus 2 vice-ministerial level dialogue.
Hyderabad Central University student Rohit Vemula's mother refuted the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) allegations that she had accepted money from the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) for speaking against the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh stated that the dropout rate in schools has dipped to less than one percent in the state.
The Congress Party on Wednesday claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was trying to gain attention by blaming the party and its President, Rahul Gandhi.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan's candidacy for the Islamabad constituency has been rejected by the Election Commission's returning officer on Tuesday.
Representatives of the Vedanta Group-owned Sterlite Copper plant on Wednesday approached the Madras High Court, appealing for the provision of the minimum manpower and electricity to maintain the factory.
Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian has stepped down from his post and will return to the United States, Union Minister Arun Jaitley announced on Wednesday.