Pak court dismisses charges against cleric in blasphemy case

Pak court dismisses charges against cleric in blasphemy case

A Pakistani court has dismissed charges against a Muslim cleric who accused a Christian girl of blasphemy before he himself was arrested on similar charges. According to a lawyer, the case against Rimsha Masih, 14, provoked widespread international concern about the application of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. Ms Masih, who is believed to have learning difficulties, […]

Ishrat Jahan case: Gujarat govt suspends IPS officer PP Pandey

Ishrat Jahan case: Gujarat govt suspends IPS officer PP Pandey

Newdelhi: Gujarat government has suspended senior IPS officer PP Pandey, who was remanded to CBI custody in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. A senior government official said, an IPS officer, who is in jail for more than 48 hours, is deemed to be suspended. Pandey was an additional director general of police in the state. […]

Countdown for GSLV-D5 launch to begin at 11.50 AM Today

Countdown for GSLV-D5 launch to begin at 11.50 AM Today

Chennai: The countdown for the launch of GSLV-D5 which will carry communication satellite GSAT-14 will begin at 11.50 AM today. This was diclosed by ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan in Chennai yesterday. He said, the launch is scheduled at 4.30 PM tomorrow from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. This will be the […]

PM Calls for fresh thinking on RBI’s monetary policy

PM Calls for fresh thinking on RBI’s monetary policy

Newdelhi: The Prime Minister has ruled out reversal of globalization of the Indian economy or India witnessing a repeat of the 1991 balance of payments crisis. He called for new thinking on the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy. Dr. Singh said this to reporters on the occasion of release of the fourth volume of “RBI History-Looking […]

Hardcore terrorist Tunda sent to three-day police custody

Hardcore terrorist Tunda sent to three-day police custody

Newdelhi: One of India’s top 20 wanted terrorists Abdul Karim Tunda has been sent to three day’s police custody. He was produced before a magistrate yesterday in New Delhi. Known to be close to 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Tunda alias Abdul Quddooss was arrested from the Indo-Nepal border after being on the run in several […]

Centre refuses to release NRHM funds to Uttar Pradesh

Centre refuses to release NRHM funds to Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: Centre has refused to release funds aout 2 thousand 763 crore rupees to Uttar Pradesh under the National Rural Health Mission programme for 2013-14. It has cited non-fulfillment of certain conditions laid down by the Department of Expenditure. According to Union Healthy Ministry sources, the state could not claim its share of funds last […]

Pak court dismisses charges against cleric in blasphemy case

Pak court dismisses charges against cleric in blasphemy case

Islamabad: A Pakistani court has dismissed charges against a Muslim cleric who accused a Christian girl of blasphemy before he himself was arrested on similar charges. According to a lawyer, the case against Rimsha Masih, 14, provoked widespread international concern about the application of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. Ms Masih, who is believed to have learning […]

Black flags shown to PC George

Black flags shown to PC George

Thiruvananthapuram: Youth Congress activists show black flags to George at Mundakayam on Saturday which resulted in a minor scuffle. Later, police came and arrested the activists. Youth Congress state president Dean Kuriakose said that they will continue protest against Government chief whip PC George who is making statements against UDF and Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Dilip Trivedi is new CRPF chief

Dilip Trivedi is new CRPF chief

New Delhi: Senior IPS officer Dilip Trivedi has been appointed as the new chief of the country’s largest paramilitary force CRPF. Trivedi, a 1978-batch officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, is presently serving as the Special Director General of the BSF at its headquarters here. He has served in various positions in the state police and […]

In Egypt, fresh clashes between security forces and ousted President Morsi’s supporters claim more than 80 lives

In Egypt, fresh clashes between security forces and ousted President Morsi’s supporters claim more than 80 lives

In Egypt, violent clashes between security forces and ousted President Mohamed Mursi’s supporters in Cairo and other parts of the country have left 82 people dead including 10 Policemen. The death toll is expected to mount with several injured in critical condition. European Union has called a meeting of foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday […]