Life sentence for Talwars in Arushi – Hemraj murder case

Life sentence for Talwars in Arushi – Hemraj murder case

The special CBI Court at Ghaziabad has sentenced dentists couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar to life for murdering their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj in 2008. The court has also sentenced both for five years imprisonment for conspiracy and destroying evidence in the case. They have been slapped fine of 17 thousand rupees each […]

Shinde: Pak should punish 26/11 accused, enough evidence given

Shinde: Pak should punish 26/11 accused, enough evidence given

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has said Pakistan should punish those involved in 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai as enough evidence has been given to it. Talking to reporters in New Delhi today, Shinde urged Islamabad to take quick and urgent action against the perpetrators of the crime. He said India has handed over all the […]

Glowing tributes paid to martyrs of 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai

Glowing tributes paid to martyrs of 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai

Mumbaikars today paid tribute to martyrs of the 26/11 attacks which occurred five years ago. Several memorial services are being held across the city to pay homage to the martyrs. Our correspondent adds that though it has been five years since the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, its memories are still fresh in the minds of […]

15 TN fishermen held by Lanka return home

15 TN fishermen held by Lanka return home

The 15 Tamil fishermen released from Sri Lankan jail returned to Tamil Nadu today. However, their boats have been confiscated by Lankan authorities. Fifteen fishermen from Jagadapattinam in Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu released by Lankan court were handed over to Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Border Line today. The fishermen were brought […]

Coal India to take up 126 new projects in 12 FYP

Coal India to take up 126 new projects in 12 FYP

Coal India Limited, CIL, will take up 126 new projects during 12th Plan to increase coal production. The projects will have an estimated capacity of over 438 million tonnes. Out of these, 60 projects are expected to contribute about 88 million tonnes in 2016-17. An official release today said, CIL has initiated Mining Development Operator […]

Brahimi to hold talks with Russian & US diplomats in Geneva today

Brahimi to hold talks with Russian & US diplomats in Geneva today

UN Special envoy on Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi will hold talks with the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Gennady Gatilov along with the US Under Secretary for political Affairs, Wendy Sherman in Geneva today. They are expected to finalize the date and time for the proposed Geneva-II peace conference aimed at a democratic political […]

International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women being observed today

International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women being observed today

International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women is being observed across the globe to raise awareness about the problem. UN Secretary General’s Campaign ‘Unite to end violence against women’ has proclaimed the 25th of each month as Orange Day. The day invites to wear orange attire to highlight its calls for the eradication of […]

Kochi-M’lore gas pipeline project gets Madras HC nod

Kochi-M’lore gas pipeline project gets Madras HC nod

The Madras High Court on Monday quashed the state government order restraining implementation of the Kochi-Mangalore gas pipeline project passing through agricultural lands in seven districts of Tamil Nadu. The Gas Authority of India Limited had challenged the state government notification asking it to stop placing pipelines in agricultural lands and implement the project by […]

Tarun Tejpal moves Delhi HC for anticipatory bail

Tarun Tejpal moves Delhi HC for anticipatory bail

Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal on Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking anticipatory bail in a sexual assault case lodged against him in Goa. Justice GS. Sistani, before whom the petition was mentioned by senior advocates KTS. Tulsi and Geeta Luthra, will hear the matter on 26 November. Tejpal, in his petition, filed through advocate […]