Thursday, August 17, 2017
Srinagar: A self-styled district commander of militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was killed in a brief encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir today, police said. The security forces had launched an anti-militancy operation in Kakapora area...
Bhubaneshwar: The IMD today issued thunderstorm and lightning warning in 18 districts of Odisha. It also cautioned the people in the 18 districts to take shelter in nearby buildings or other safe locations. The districts are Maurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara,...
Jammu: Jammu airport's upgraded and newly expanded state-of-the-art terminal building will open tomorrow, senior officials said. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Union Minister for Civil Aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju will inaugurate the new building in the...
New Delhi: The government today approved a new metro rail policy for expanding the metro network across various cities in the country, officials said. The new policy was approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The metro...
Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi was today admitted to a hospital for undergoing a minor procedure. The 93-year-old leader has been ailing since last year and was being treated at his Gopalapuram residence here. The former chief minister "has been admitted...
Hajipur/Patna: Unidentified persons Tuesday attacked Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's car near Kala Pahar village in Vaishali district, but the BJP leader escaped unhurt. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad dismissed speculations that any of his partymen...
Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's words for Kashmir in his Independence Day speech have been received very well by the people in the valley, but they should be followed...
Srinagar: The people in Kashmir are fed up with agitations and want to live normal lives which is evident from the decreasing number of people participating in protests, a senior Army officer said today. "The number of protests and people...
Lucknow: Madrassas in the capital city today celebrated the 71st Independence Day by unfurling the tricolour and reciting national anthem, even as the Uttar Pradesh government's recent order of videography of the celebrations created "confusions" among the Islamic schools. Though...
New Delhi: A host of foreign leaders, including Canadian and Israeli prime ministers and the Emir of Qatar, today extended Independence Day greetings to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to acknowledge the greetings and express gratitude. "India and...

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