J & K Govt. orders high-level inquiry into Friday’s clashes in Kishtwar ; Curfew continues for the second day today

J & K Govt. orders high-level inquiry into Friday’s clashes in Kishtwar ; Curfew continues for the second day today

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered a high-level inquiry into the Kishtwar clashes. Jammu Divisional Commissioner Shantmanu has been appointed inquiry officer. He has been asked to submit his report within three weeks. Clashes between two groups on Friday left two people dead and more than 20 injured in Kishtwar district. Curfew, imposed on […]

Robert Vadra pocketed large premium on colony license: Khemka

Robert Vadra pocketed large premium on colony license: Khemka

Chandigarh: Robert Vadra’s land deals in a village in Haryana have returned to haunt the Congress party and its chief with whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka alleging that Vadra “falsified documents” for 3.53 acres of land in Gurgaon and “pocketed” large premium on a commercial colony license. In his “voluminous reply” submitted to Haryana government’s […]

INS Arihant’ nuclear reactor activated

INS Arihant’ nuclear reactor activated

New Delhi: In a major step towards completing its nuclear triad, India activated the atomic reactor on-board the indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant paving the way for its operational deployment by the Navy. “The nuclear reactor on-board the ‘INS Arihant’ has been made critical (activated) last night,” sources said on the development of the nuclear […]

Heavy rain disrupts normal life in parts of North India

Heavy rain disrupts normal life in parts of North India

Newdelhi: Moderate to heavy rain lashed several parts of North India disrupting normal life. In Himachal Pradesh, incessant rain continuing for the past two days inundated several low-lying areas in many districts. Flood situation in Uttar Pradesh has worsened as widespread rain continued to lash the state. Delhiites today woke up to a pleasant morning […]

Senior Pakistan official admits to presence of Dawood Ibrahim

Senior Pakistan official admits to presence of Dawood Ibrahim

After admitting the presence of one of India’s most wanted terrorists, Dawood Ibrahim, on its soil, Pakistan has now played down its statement. Shahryar Khan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s special envoy for improving relations with India, said yesterday Dawood was in Pakistan but has been “chased out” and could be in the United Arab Emirates. […]

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, targets Indian Army posts in Poonch

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, targets Indian Army posts in Poonch

Amid growing tension between India and Pakistan over the killing of five Indian soldiers at the Line of Control in Kashmir earlier this week, the Pakistani army violated ceasefire yet again on Friday. According to reports, Pakistani troops opened fire on several posts of the Indian army in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir around […]

CBI arrests owners of Micromax mobiles for allegedly bribing Delhi civic body officials

CBI arrests owners of Micromax mobiles for allegedly bribing Delhi civic body officials

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested Rajesh Aggarwal and Manish Tuli, co-founders of Micromax mobiles, for allegedly bribing the Municipal Corporation of Delhi officials for a banquet hall in the city.The MCD officials, allegedly caught while accepting the bribe of Rs. 30 lakh, were also arrested from Timarpur area in north Delhi. Following […]

Pakistan army involved in killing of Indian soldiers: Defence Minister

Pakistan army involved in killing of Indian soldiers: Defence Minister

After being attacked by the Opposition for letting Pakistan off the hook for the deadly ambush on five Indian soldiers in Kashmir this week, Defence Minister AK Antony today issued a new statement on the attack in Parliament, and indicted the Pakistani Army.The minister said that “specialist troops” of the Pakistani Army were responsible for […]