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Daily Archives: 11th August 2018

Rahul Gandhi to Kickstart Congress Campaign in Rajasthan

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will launch the party's election campaign on Saturday in Rajasthan, which is expected to go for polls later this year.

Plane Crashes After Unauthorised Take off From Seattle Airport

An Alaska Airlines plane has crashed in Puget Sound after it took off without authorisation from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport here on Friday night, officials said.

Cambodia’s Ruling Party Sweeps General Elections

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party, Cambodian People's Party (CPP) has swept the general elections that were held on July 29, as per the provincial results by the country's electoral body on Saturday.

CBI, CFSL Team Arrives at Muzaffarpur Shelter Home for Investigation

A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Central Forensic Science Laboratory has reached the Muzaffarpur shelter home to investigate the alleged sexual abuse case.

Kerala CM Conducts Aerial Survey of Flood-affected Areas

At the time when the heavy downpour is causing havoc in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, along with Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala, on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-ravaged parts of the state.

Dalit Lawyers ‘Purify’ Ambedkar Statue After BJP Leader Garlands it

A group of Dalit lawyers in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh "purified" the statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar with milk and 'gangaajal' soon after it was garlanded by Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state secretary Sunil Bansal on Friday.

ED Attaches Properties of Wanted Naxal Leader in Gaya

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached the movable and immovable properties of a Naxal leader of Bihar and Jharkhand, Sandeep Yadav, in Gaya and Aurangabad district.

Anti-BJP Posters Surface Ahead of Shah’s Rally in Kolkata

Ahead of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah's public rally in Kolkata on Friday, posters reading 'Anti-Bengal BJP Go Back' were seen put up around Mayo Road, in the heart of the city.

First all-woman SWAT Team set to Take on Terrorists

Ahead of the Independence Day, the Delhi Police inducted India's first all-woman Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team for anti-terrorist operations.

Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain Booked in Rape Case

The Assam Police has filed a case against Minister of State (MoS) for Railways Rajen Gohain for allegedly raping a woman in Assam's Nagaon district. The case was registered after the woman filed a complaint against the Gohain on August 2.

Nepal’s Former PM to Embark on Six-day India Visit

Nepal's former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda will embark on a six-day visit to India from September 7 to 12.

US Curtails Military Training With Pakistan

The Donald Trump administration has barred scores of Pakistani military officials from training and education programs and also suspended the funding for Pakistan's military training programme.

India, Nepal Discuss Border Security Issue

With an aim to maintain sanctity and security of the international border, India and Nepal recently held its third co-ordination meeting and discussed several issues pertaining to border situation, trans-border crimes, forward and backward linkages, human trafficking among others.

Tibetans Ready to be Part of China, if Allowed to Preserve Culture, Says Dalai...

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday asserted that Tibetans are ready to be part of China, if they would be allowed to preserve their culture and language.

One Student Dies, Over 200 Hospitalised in Alleged Medicine Poisoning Case in Mumbai

A 12-year-old girl, studying in BMC School number 4 at Baiganwadi died and over 200 students were admitted to the hospital on Friday after allegedly consuming folic acid and iron tablet, distributed in the school.