Ram Sene chief compares Gauri Lankesh’s murder with death of ‘dog’

Bengaluru : Sri Ram Sene (SRS) president Pramod Muthalik has courted a controversy by comparing slain journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh‘s death to a dog‘s death. Addressing a gathering here on Sunday, Muthalik lambasted at critics and said that no one questioned the murder of four journalists in both Maharashtra and Karnataka which took place during the previous Congress government’s tenure. “No one questioned the Congress […]

Sri Lanka to release 10 Indian fishermen’s boats

Colombo : Sri Lankan Navy will release ten Indian fishermen‘s boats that were taken into custody in 2015 and 2016. As per media reports, the Sri Lankan government had, on June 13 sent a letter to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stating that they are ready to release ten boats. In 2017, out of the 216 boats, Sri Lanka released around 42 boats. However, […]

Raman Singh, Nitish Kumar visit Vajpayee at AIIMS

New Delhi: Senior political leaders visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is undergoing treatment for Urinary Tract Infection. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar were among the senior leaders to visit the hospital on Saturday. Vajpayee was admitted at Delhi’s AIIMS […]

PM Modi to chair NITI Aayog meeting today

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog at Rashtrapati Bhawan today. The Council is likely to discuss important issues such as measures taken to double farmers’ income; progress of flagship schemes such as Ayushman Bharat, National Nutrition Mission, and Mission Indradhanush; development of aspirational districts and celebration of the […]

No sweet exchange at Attari border on Eid

Srinagar : There will not be any exchange of sweets at Attari border on the occasion of Eid, on Saturday, between the Border Security Force (BSF) troops and the Pakistani Rangers, as per sources. This came in the light of simmering tension between India and Pakistan after the ceasefire violations in the Jammu region. The sweet exchange between the […]

President Kovind to embark on 3-nation tour today

New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind will leave for a three-nation visit to Greece, Suriname and Cuba on Saturday. He will be accompanied by various Members of Parliament and Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai. As part of the nine-day tour, President Kovind will first visit Athens, where he will meet Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and other senior members of the […]

PM Modi to inaugurate multiple projects in Chhattisgarh today

PM Modi to inaugurate multiple projects in Chhattisgarh today

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will embark on a one-day visit to Chhattisgarh, where he will inaugurate multiple projects in the state. The Prime Minister will first inaugurate the Integrated Command and Control Centre in Naya Raipur Smart City. Next, Prime Minister Modi will visit the Bhilai Steel Plant, where he will inaugurate a modernised and expanded part […]

J-K: 1 Army personnel, 2 militants killed in ongoing operation

Bandipora: An Army personnel and two militants have been killed so far in an ongoing encounter at the forest area of north Kashmir‘s Bandipora district on Thursday. The identity and group affiliation of the two militants is being ascertained, an official said. The army personnel sustained serious bullet wounds during the operation. Later, he was immediately evacuated to […]

B’desh to issue special visa for relief workers in Rohingya camps

Dhaka : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, met with Canada‘s Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae and assured him of addressing the visa issue pertaining to foreign relief workers working in Rohingya shelter camps in Bangladesh. “The government is cautiously dealing with the matter as many foreign nationals are working in the Rohingya camps after coming to Bangladesh with tourist visa,” Hasina’s press secretary Ehsanul […]