IIT Scholar Commits Suicide In Jharkhand’s Dhanbad

September 21, 2018

A probe to ascertain the motive behind the suicide is underway. (Representational image) Ranchi:  An IIT-ISM research scholar committed suicide in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district on Friday, police said. Ranjan Rathi, a resident of Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh, was pursuing his Ph.D from the mechanical engineering department. According to the police, Mr Rathi was alone […]

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Google Staff Discussed Tweaking Google Search Function To Fight Trump Travel Ban: Report

September 21, 2018

Washington, United States:  Google employees discussed how to counter President Donald Trump’s 2017 travel ban by modifying search functions to help people contribute to immigration advocacy groups and contact lawmakers, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. They began the email discussion two days after Trump signed the first version of his travel ban targeting people […]

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In West Bengal Clash, Another Student Dies Of Injuries

September 21, 2018

The ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition BJP traded charges over the incident. (File) Raiganj (WB):  A college student, injured in a clash between a mob and the police in North Dinajpur, died Friday, pushing the death toll to two, even as a 12-hour shutdown called by the BJP is underway in the West Bengal […]

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Centre Defends Move Amid Political Row

September 21, 2018

The UGC had asked the NCC to organise parades for Surgical Stikes Day. (File) New Delhi:  A directive to observe the second anniversary of “surgical strikes”, the Indian Army’s offensive against terrorist launchpads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, in universities and colleges is not a mandatory order, the centre clarified today after the move drew criticism from […]

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“Shocking,” Tweets Nandita Das As Manto Screening Stops In Some Theatres

September 21, 2018

Manto, a biopic on writer Saadat Hasan Manto produced by Nandita Das, released today New Delhi:  Actor-filmmaker Nandita Das tweeted today that she had heard about screenings of her film Manto being cancelled in parts of India. Manto, a biopic on Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto, released today. On social media, many tweeted that morning shows […]

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Cop Resignation Videos In Jammu And Kashmir After Terrorists Kill 3

September 21, 2018

Srinagar:  After three policemen were kidnapped and killed in Jammu and Kashmir just days after Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists put out a video with a “resign or die” threat, resignation videos have been posted by six cops. The three policemen, all Special Police Officers (SPO), were dragged out of their homes in Shopian in south Kashmir […]

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Congress Slams Mayawati’s Tie-Up With Ajit Jogi

September 21, 2018

The alliance between the BSP and the JCC was announced in Lucknow on Thursday (File) Raipur:  The Congress in Chhattisgarh has hit out at Mayawati-led BSP for allying with former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi’s party for the upcoming state assembly election and claimed the pre-poll tie-up has the support of the ruling BJP. The main […]

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Cop Injured In 1991 Blast Against Pardon To Rajiv Gandhi Killers

September 21, 2018

Anasuya Earnest was a sub-inspector in 1991. Chennai:  A retired police officer, who survived the suicide bomb blast that killed former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, has strongly objected to the recommendation made by Tamil Nadu government to release the seven convicts in the case. Anasuya Earnest was a sub-inspector in 1991. She was […]

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Smriti Irani Hits Out At Rahul Gandhi’s Chowkidaar A Thief” Remark

September 21, 2018

Smriti Irani said people of the country know that Rahul Gandhi lacks vision. (File) Jaipur:  Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani yesterday slammed Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his comments on Prime Minister, saying he is desperate to attract attention. Earlier in the day, Mr Gandhi had said at a public meeting in Dungarpur district that […]

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High Fuel Prices Modiji? Congress Takes Dig At PM Narendra Modi After Delhi Airport Metro Express Ride

September 21, 2018

New Delhi:  The Congress has taken a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s metro ride to a residential area in south-west Delhi, a move that some commuters saw as an attempt to avoid creating traffic jam due to VVIP movement on Delhi’s congested Outer Ring Road. The prime minister’s 14-minute ride on Delhi Metro’s Airport […]

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