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21-Oct-2018 Kulgam

7 civilians, three militants killed in J&K's Kulgam

At least seven civilians were killed in an explosion in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday shortly after a gunfight had left three militants dead, officials said.A police spokesman said the gunfight took place after security forces cordoned off...

21-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Policemen injured as Amritsar tragedy protesters take to stone-pelting

Protests staged by residents here against the Punjab government and the railways after 59 people were killed when a train crushed them as they were watching Dusshera celebrations, turned violent on Sunday leaving a few policemen injured following stone-pelting.The...

21-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Anu Malik no longer part of 'Indian Idol'

Singer Anu Malik, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, was no longer part of the jury panel of the singing-based reality show "Indian Idol" season 10, according to an official statement on Sunday.The statement from Sony Entertainment Television channel...

21-Oct-2018 Kottayam (Kerala)

Reopening solar scam case politically motivated : Oommen Chandy

Reacting to the Kerala government registering a new case of sexual abuse alleged by solar scam accused Saritha Nair, former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday said the move was politically motivated."This has happened before also and now this fresh development...

21-Oct-2018 Srinagar

5 civilians killed, 43 injured in Kulgam

Five civilians were killed and at least 43 others injured post a gunfight in Kulgam district of south Kashmir in which three militants were killed and two  soldiers injured on Sunday.  Sources said that five civilian were killed and 43 others injured...

21-Oct-2018 Jalandhar

ADGP Sahota To Probe Amritsar Rail Tragedy- Suresh Arora

Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Suresh Arora today said for fixing the criminal responsibility behind the Amritsar Railway Mishap, the  Additional Director General of Police Railways Mr. Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota would conduct the enquiry.Interacting...

20-Oct-2018 kabul

5 killed, 118 injured in Afghanistan's polling day violence

At least five people were killed and 118 injured in a series of violent attacks and explosions in Afghanistan as the long-awaited parliamentary elections got underway in the militancy-plagued country on Saturday.In Kabul, blasts killed at least three people...

20-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Indian stock markets slip on global concerns, mixed Q2 results

Mixed corporate earnings, along with heightened chances of a US interest rate hike and fears of a slowdown in global economic growth, dragged the key indices of Indian stock market in the red during the just concluded weekly trade session.However, a decline...

20-Oct-2018 Raipur

3 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh, weapons seized

Three Maoists were killed in a shootout with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Saturday, police said.Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg told reporters that along with the bodies of the three Maoists, .303 rifles, two loaded guns, cartridges...

20-Oct-2018 Odense (Denmark)

Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bows out of Denmark Open

Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost his men's singles semi-final match to Kento Momota of Japan to bow out of the Denmark Open here on Saturday.Second seed Momota took 42 minutes to outplay the seventh seed Indian shuttler 21-16, 21-12 in straight...

20-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

Rahul Gandhi kicks off Telangana campaign with attack on Modi, KCR

Congress President Rahul Gandhi kicked off his party's election campaign in Telangana by targeting both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao by accusing them both of indulging in corruption.Promising to build 'new Telangana',...

21-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Why was Bose not accorded the respect he deserved : Dr. Mahesh Sharma

Recalling the sacrifices made by Subhas Chandra Bose in raising the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) towards the freedom movement, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma asked on Sunday why was Bose not accorded the respect he deserved in the seven decades since...

21-Oct-2018 Ludhiana (Punjab)

A library run by industrial workers means world of change for children

At first look, it is just another small room with one wall almost crumbling. But this 25-square yard space means the world for children of factory workers and labourers in Punjab's industrial hub Ludhiana.Without any grant or support from corporates or...

21-Oct-2018

Nur Jahan: The widow who became the Empress of India

For certain generations of Indians, the cinematic fable of Anarkali is perhaps the most celebrated, but cliched, introduction to royal court intrigues of the Mughal era, in which an enraged Emperor Akbar orders the confinement of Shehzada Salim or Jehangir's...

21-Oct-2018 Mumbai

'Dilwale Dulhania...' will always be a special film : Kajol

Actress Kajol says "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge", which has clocked 23 years of its release in the Hindi film industry, will always be an incredibly special film.Kajol on Saturday tweeted: "1,200 weeks and still running! thank you all for all the love that you...

21-Oct-2018 Beijing

22 miners trapped in China coal mine accident

Twenty-two miners were trapped following a coal mine accident in China's Shandong province, authorities reported on Sunday.The miners were trapped after a rock burst on Saturday night inside the mine in Yuncheng district, reports Efe news.According to the authorities,...

21-Oct-2018 Washington

US will pull out of nuclear treaty with Russia : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that his country will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia, a decades-old pact limiting strategic weapons development.Trump made the remarks to reporters after attending a rally in...

21-Oct-2018 Ludhiana

We Should Fight Anti-National Forces Jointly - Police Commissioner

Ludhiana Police led by Commissioner Dr Sukhchain Singh Gill, today, observed Police Commemoration Day, here at Police Lines, to pay tributes to the martyrs belonging to Police and Para Military Forces. While speaking on the occasion, he urged people to fight...

21-Oct-2018 Nauni (Solan)

Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates Examination Hall at Nauni University

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated newly constructed examination hall at Dr. Y.S. Parmar Horticulture and Forestry University Nauni in Solan, constructed at a cost of Rs. 2.75 Crore. Examination hall to accommodate 540 students has two labs for...

16-Oct-2018 Kishtwar

Khelo India : DDC Kishtwar inaugurates Sports festival

District Development Commissioner, Angrez Singh Rana today inaugurated Sports festival under  ‘Khelo India’-Sports for Peace and Development, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme.The event was organized by Department of  Youth Services and Sports  under...

16-Oct-2018 Baramulla

DDC Kick-Starts “Khelo India” sports initiative at Baramulla

As part of Khelo India Sports initiative taken up by the Government of India on the theme "Peace and Development”, District Development Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash today formally kick-started Khelo India sports event here at Showket Ali...

16-Oct-2018 Kathua

DC lays foundation of community sanitary complex

Deputy Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria today laid foundation stone for the construction of Community Sanitary Complex(CSC) here at GovindsarMorh.The Sanitary Complex will be constructed by Rural Development Department at a cost of Rs 3 lakh under convergence of...

16-Oct-2018 Ramban

DDC Ramban reviews progress under District capex budget, CSSs

District Development Commissioner, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today reviewed progress under district capex budget 2018-19 and major projects here at a meeting of line departments.The meeting was attended by ADC Dr. Basharat Hussain, CPO Uttam Singh, XENs of PWD, PMGSY...

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