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Daily Archives: 16th July 2018

Chandimal Banned for two Tests, Four ODIs Over Misconduct

Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal has been banned for two Test matches and four one day internationals (ODI) by the independent Judicial Commissioner Michael Beloff QC.

Nepal’s Ex-Election Commissioner Referred as Envoy to India

The Nepal government on Monday nominated former chief election commissioner of the Nepal Election Commission Nilkantha Upreti as the new ambassador to India.

Northern Railways Gets Automatic Coach Cleaning

In a bid to save water and improve efficiency in the cleaning of trains, the Northern Railways has started using `Automatic Train Coach Washing System'.

Terrorists Attack Police Post at NC Leader’s House, 1 Policeman Killed

One policeman was killed and another got injured after terrorists on Monday attacked a police post outside National Conference (NC) leader Ghulam Muhadin's residence here.

Irrfan Khan is all Smiles in new Twitter DP

Global star Irrfan Khan is fighting his illness with a smile.

Teacher Arrested in Molestation Case

A coaching institute teacher was arrested on Sunday in Delhi's Mansarovar Park area for allegedly molesting a student.

Two Arrested for Charring Woman to Death in Sambhal

The police on Monday arrested two of five accused in the Sambhal district case, where a woman was charred to death for resisting gang rape.

30 Arrested so far in Bidar Lynching Case

Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka G. Parameshwara said so far 30 people have been arrested in the Bidar lynching case where one was lynched to death and two others were injured by mob on suspicion of being child traffickers.

Trump Meets Finland President

United States President Donald Trump held a meeting with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto at his official residence Mantyniemi here on Monday.

Tharoor Accuses BJP of Vandalising his Office

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha of vandalising his constituency office in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram.

SC Fixes Shopian Firing Case Hearing on July 30

The Supreme Court on Monday fixed July 30 for further hearing in the petition filed by Lt Col Karamveer Singh who had moved the court to quash the Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) Police's FIR against his son Major Aditya Kumar.

CBI Chargesheets Farooq Abdullah in J&K Cricket Association Scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a chargesheet in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Srinagar, against former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah and other accused in the multi-crore J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) scam.

Rahul Gandhi Conspiring to Divide India, Says Giriraj Singh

Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh on Monday accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi of conspiring to "divide India".

Landslide Hits new Vaishno Devi Track

A landslide has occurred near Himkoti on the new track to visit Mata Vaishno Devi shrine early Monday morning.

Nawaz, Maryam Files Appeal in Islamabad HC Against Avenfield Verdict

Pakistan former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and Captain (retd) Safdar Awan on Monday filed an appeal in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the verdict in the Avenfield case.

In Pakistan, Terrorist Hafiz Saeed campaigns, Nawaz Sits Behind Bars

As former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, sits behind bars, Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba terror outfit chief Hafiz Saeed openly campaigns for the country's forthcoming general elections.

Awami National Party Leader Injured in Firing

Awami National Party (ANP) leader Daud Khan Achakzai was injured on Monday when unknown assailants opened fire indiscriminately on a guest house where party candidate Zmrak Khan Achakzai was staying.

ISRO Qualifies High Thrust Vikas Engine

After conducting a ground test of 195 seconds, a high thrust version of the Vikas Engine was successfully qualified at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Tirunelveli district's Mahendragiri, of Tamil Nadu.

MNS Workers Vandalise PWD Office Over Pothole-related Deaths

Workers of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Monday vandalised a PWD office in Navi Mumbai over pothole-related deaths in the state.

SC Seeks Centre’s Reply on Green Flags ban Plea

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a reply from the Centre on the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Wasim Rizvi seeking a ban on green flags with crescent and star that resembles national flag of Pakistan.

One Terrorist Gunned Down in Kupwara Encounter

A terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district along the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday.

Delhi HC to Hear Plea Against ‘Sacred Games’

The Delhi High Court on Monday will hear the plea filed against Netflix and its web series 'Sacred Games' for allegedly defaming former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in an episode.

SC to Hear Garbage Disposal, Waste Management Case Today

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the garbage disposal and waste management case concerning the national capital.

Woman Given Triple Talaq for Giving Birth to Girl Child

A woman from Uttar Pradesh's Shamli has filed a complaint with the police, alleging that her husband gave Triple Talaq to her for giving birth to a girl child.

Mumbai Police Slaps Notice on Kisan Sabha Secretary

The Mumbai police on Monday served a notice to Ajit Navle, secretary of the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), to neither organise nor participate in any protest supporting the demands of Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathna.

BJP Should Name Vijay Mallya as its Brand Ambassador, Says Shiv Sena

Taking a jibe at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jual Oram for calling fugitive Vijay Mallya as 'smart', Shiv Sena on Monday said that the BJP should name the liquor baron as the brand ambassador for its 'Make in India' and 'Startup India' campaigns.<

Delhi HC to Continue Hearing Case Against Media House on Disclosing Kathua Rape Victim’s...

The Delhi High Court on Monday will continue to hear the case against media houses and social media organisations in connection with Kathua rape victim identity case.

GST Worked Well, Generated Sufficient Revenue, Says Piyush Goyal

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has worked well in past one year and has generated sufficient revenue.

Ahead of PM’s Rally, Farmers From West Bengal Appeal for Facilities

Farmers from West Bengal have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide them with proper facilities and water, ahead of his 'Krishak Kalyan Rally' at Midnapur college ground on Monday.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Arrives in India

Iranian deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi arrived here on Sunday late night to hold Foreign Office consultation with Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

IFFCO Launches iMandi App for Rural Digital Revolution

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), a large-scale fertiliser cooperative federation has taken another step to serve and connect the farmers digitally by launching a social e-commerce app and web portal, "IFFCO iMandi".

Open Manhole Claims Life of 7-year-old boy in Surat

A seven-year-old boy died after he fell into an open manhole in Surat's Varachha area.

Protests Erupt in Chicago After man Shot Dead by Police

Protests break out in the United States' city of Chicago after police fatally shot a man this weekend.

TDP Leaders Likely to Meet AIADMK, DMK, JD(S) Leaders Today

Members of Parliament from Telugu Desam Party (TDP) CM Ramesh, TG Venkatesh and Murali Mohan are likely to meet All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Janata Dal (Secular) (JD-S) leaders on Monday.

Our own Killed Haroon Bilour, Alleges Ghulam Ahmad Bilour

Senior leader of Pakistan's Awami National Party (ANP) Ghulam Ahmad Bilour has alleged that his nephew Haroon Bilour was killed by their "own people".

Dalit Groom Takes out Wedding Procession in Kasganj After 80 Years

Defying caste prejudice, a Dalit groom took out his wedding procession peacefully in Thakur community-dominated Nizampur village of Kasganj district in Uttar Pradesh after 80 years.

Pakistan’s Interim PM Mulk Visits Quetta, Discusses Security Situation

Pakistan's caretaker prime minister Justice (retired) Nasir-ul-Mulk on Sunday visited Quetta and held a meeting with the governor and chief minister to discuss the security situation in the wake of the Mastung blast which claimed at least 140 lives.

RS Prasad Questions Rahul’s Silence Over ‘Muslim Party’ Remark

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has questioned Congress president Rahul Gandhi's silence over his "Congress is a Muslim party" remark.

Trump Arrives in Helsinki for Summit With Putin

United States President Donald Trump on late Sunday arrived in Helsinki, Finland for the much-awaited summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

Kiran Bedi Trolled as she Congratulates ‘Puducherrians’ for France’s FIFA Victory

Twitter is a mean world where nobody gets spared from being trolled, even if it is the first woman IPS officer of the country, Kiran Bedi.