Patna serial blast suspect Mehar Alam re-arrested near Kanpur

Patna serial blast suspect Mehar Alam re-arrested near Kanpur

In Uttar Pradesh, Meher Alam, a terror suspect in the Patna serial blasts was rearrested near Kanpur today and was taken into custody by NIA. He had fled from Muzaffarpur of Bihar while being brought from Darbhanga district. According to sources, Alam was said to be travelling in Delhi bound Rajdhani Express.

Environment Ministry imposes ban on mining activities around six wildlife sanctuaries & national parks in Goa

Environment Ministry imposes ban on mining activities around six wildlife sanctuaries & national parks in Goa

The Environment Ministry today imposed a ban on mining and such activities around the Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) of six wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Goa. The sanctuaries are Cotigao wildlife sanctuary,Netravali Wild Life Sanctuary, Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and Madei Wildlife Sanctuary. […]

SC suggests sweeping reforms in functioning of bureaucracy

SC suggests sweeping reforms in functioning of bureaucracy

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre, States and Union Territories to issue directions for providing fixed tenure to civil servants. The apex court also said Civil Services Board be constituted at the Centre and State-levels. Suggesting sweeping reforms in the functioning of bureaucracy, a bench headed by Justice K S Radhakrishnan said Parliament must […]

India, Peru to ink pacts for boosting bilateral trade

India, Peru to ink pacts for boosting bilateral trade

India and Peru are expected to ink several pacts including agreements for boosting bilateral trade, investment besides promotion of cultural exchanges. The agreements are to be signed in LIMA today after delegation level talks between Vice President Hamid Ansari and his Peruvian counterpart Marisol Espinoza. India and Peru are also expected to formally announce the […]

Gujarat CM Modi provided with adequate security: Shinde

Gujarat CM Modi provided with adequate security: Shinde

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said Central government has provided adequate security to the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. His statement came in the wake of serial blasts at Modi’s rally in Patna. Talking to reporters in New Delhi, Mr. Shinde said that he would visit Patna tomorrow to asses the situation . He said […]

All states asked to remain on alert during festival season

All states asked to remain on alert during festival season

The Centre has asked all states to maintain high alert and tighten security during the festival season. The Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has asked the five poll-bound states to beef up security during election rallies, especially those being addressed by top leaders. The decision has come in the wake of Patna blasts yesterday, which […]

Relief operations gain momentum in Andhra

Relief operations gain momentum in Andhra

In Andhra Pradesh, relief operations have picked up following some respite from heavy rains today. Flood in Nagavali came down this morning providing relief to local authorities and people in Srikakulam District. Rescue personnel are making all out efforts to repair a breach developed in a reservoir on Nagavali River. However, hundreds of villages remain […]