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Three killed in landmine blast near LoC in Rajouri

Jammu: Three civilians were killed and another injured in a mine blast near the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday. A mine had drifted....

West Bengal: Low intensity blast rocks Belur Math at Howrah

WEST BENGAL: A low intensity blast rocked the Belur Math complex at Howrah in West Bengal on Friday night. Two crude bombs went off ahead of the evening prayers around....

J&K highway closed for 4th day, Over 600 passengers stranded

JAMMU: The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remained closed for traffic for the fourth consecutive day today due to landslides triggered by heavy rains, leaving over 600 Kashmir-bound passengers are....

Hindu devotee from Pakistan drowns to death in Haridwar

Haridwar: A Hindu devotee from Pakistan on Friday drowned in the Ganga while having a bath here. The deceased, identified as Ramchandra (29), a resident of Sindh, Pakistan, was having....

46 Indian nationals reach Chennai from Yemen in two private flights

Chennai: A group of 46 persons, including seven women and two children belonging to Tamil Nadu, reached Chennai Saturday in two private flights after they were evacuated from strife-torn Yemen,....

Prashant Bhushan writes open letter to Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Days after he and Yogendra Yadav were expelled from the party's top decision-making fora, rebel AAP leader Prashant Bhushan   today fired a fresh salvo at Delhi Chief....

664 Indian nationals return from strife-torn Yemen

MUMBAI/KOCHI:  Over 660 Indian nationals evacuated from Yemen arrived home by two IAF planes and a special Air India flight tonight, taking the total number of evacuees who have been....

Congress attacks AAP for ‘total failure’ in first 49 days

New Delhi: As AAP government completes 49 days in office -- the tenure of its first stint, Congress on Friday mounted a blistering attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, accusing....

Man in Uttar Pradesh kills mother for delay in serving food

Ramnagr (UP): A 62-year-old woman was killed allegedly by her son on Friday for the delay in serving food in Ramnagra village under Haliapur police station area here, police said.....

12-year-old Muslim girl wins Bhagwad Gita competition

A 12-year-old Muslim girl has emerged topper at a contest on Bhagwad Gita.  Mariyam Asif Siddiqui who studies in Class 6 in a school at Mira Road near Mumbai won....

Bihar man kills wife for refusing medicines

Patna: Infuriated by his ailing wife's refusal to take her medicines, a man in Bihar's Buxar district killed her, police said on Friday. Salma Khatoon, 26, died of her injuries....

Goa: Smriti Irani spots hidden camera in trial room of an apparel store, FIR lodged

NEW DELHI: Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani spotted a hidden camera in the trial room of a famous apparel store, Fabindia in Goa on Friday.  Soon after the....

Lamborghini rams into road divider, driver flees

New Delhi: A Rs five-crore Lamborghini Murcielago crashed into a road divider near India Gate in the heart of the national capital here on Thursday after the driver lost control....

AAP leader Dharamvira Gandhi writes to Kejriwal complaining of slander campaign

New Delhi: AAP's Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi, who had taken a stand in support of dissidents Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav at the party's national council, has written a letter....

Police phoned to inform about son killing himself, parents thought it was an ‘April Fool’ prank

KANPUR:  After a 24-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide by jumping before the train, his parents felt that the call from the police informing their son’s death was an ‘April Fool’....

Srinagar-Jammu highway shut for third day

Srinagar: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed on Friday for the third consecutive day due to fresh landslides, leaving scores of vehicles stranded on the over 300-kilometre long road. "Srinagar-Jammu....

Two Bengaluru school officials held for girl’s death

Bengaluru: The chairman and director of a school in which a teenage girl was shot dead were arrested on Thursday for failing to comply with safety regulations, police said. Both....

Minor girl raped by 34-year old man

Salem (TN): A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped here by a ward-level DMDK functionary, police said.  Ammapet ward DMDK Secretary Senthil (34), operating cable TV business, was arrested today hours....

Three soldiers killed in Arunachal ambush

Three soldiers were killed and three others wounded on Thursday when suspected militants ambushed an army convoy in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district. Six army personnel in the convoy were injured....

49 school girls allege sexual harassment; two teachers booked

Akola: Two teachers of a government school here were booked on charges of outraging the modesty of a woman, after as many as 49 girl students accused the duo of....

Nirupam, Congress activists held for anti-Modi protest in Mumbai

Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) president Sanjay Nirupam and other party activists were taken into custody here today while they were holding a protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Nirupam....

Bihar court orders FIR against Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Muzaffarpur (Bihar): A complaint was filed against Union Minister Giriraj Singh in a district court on Thursday by a Congress worker for his racist remarks against Congress president Sonia Gandhi.....

Badaun Horror: Two minor girls gangraped at gunpoint

Badaun: Two minor girls, both cousins, were allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped at gunpoint by five persons in Jareef Nagar area in Badaun, almost a year after a similar incident in....

Delhi: Robbers escape with goods worth Rs 25 crore from Kalindi Kunj

NEW DELHI: The national capital witnessed a shocking episode of robbery on Tuesday at 1 AM where a gang escaped with goods worth approximately Rs. 25 crore along with a....

Soldier, policeman killed in Kashmir gunfight

A soldier and a police official were killed on Thursday in a fierce gunbattle with guerrillas in Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said. Security forces on Thursday morning surrounded a house....

Partly cloudy Thursday in Delhi

New Delhi: It was a sunny Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 21 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average. The Met office....

Nightlong rain keeps thousands of Kashmiris on edge

Srinagar: Incessant overnight rain on Thursday kept thousands of locals on tenterhooks, though the water level in Jhelum and all other major rivers of the Valley did not rise to....

AAP has right to set up new Lokpal, says Gopal Rai

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said on Wednesday that it had every right to constitute a new Lokpal, a decision that led to the exit of retired admiral....

Embarrassing to have convicted minister in cabinet, says Goa CM

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday said it was embarrassing to have a convicted minister in his cabinet and hinted that minister Francisco Pacheco could be dropped soon.....

Mamata Banerjee’s West Bengal bans Praveen Togadia

Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal on Wednesday banned firebrand Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia from entering the state. A government release issued by the state's home....