Vijay Mallya Diverted Rs 3,700 Cr Loan To F1, IPL, Private Sorties: Enforcement Directorate (ED) Chargesheet

June 19, 2018

The Enforcement Directorate filed a supplementary charge-sheet against Vijay Mallya. Mumbai:  The Enforcement Directorate on Monday charged embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya and his two firms for fraudulently “diverting” over Rs 3,700 crore bank loan funds to a UK-based F1 motorsport firm, a T20 IPL team, and for enjoying private jet sorties. The ED’s fresh […]

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A Lunar Mission Claimed To Be 1st In World

June 19, 2018

The students’ mission is expected to be launched before the end of next year. (File) Chennai:  An ambitious students’ driven private lunar mission, claimed to be the first such initiative in the world, is in the offing by a team of young scientists, the brains behind the 64 gram ‘KalamSat’ satellite, launched by NASA in […]

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Northeast Will Soon Emerge As Biggest Contributor To India’s GDP: Amit Shah

June 19, 2018

Amit Shah laid the foundation stones of 19 cancer care hospitals in the state. Guwahati:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarded the eight northeastern states as ‘Ashta Lakshmi’, the eight forms of the goddess of wealth, and his “visionary policies” would soon make the region the biggest contributor to the country’s GDP, BJP president Amit Shah […]

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Army Chief Bipin Rawat Meets Rifleman Aurangzeb’s Family In Poonch

June 19, 2018

Jammu:  Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat today met the parents and other family members of rifleman Aurangzeb, who was abducted and killed by terrorists last week in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. Mr Rawat along with senior Army officials went all the way to the remote Salani hamlet in the frontier Poonch district […]

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Air India Grounds 3 Crews For Sneaking In Items From US

June 19, 2018

Air India said the crews, hired on contract, have been grounded pending completion of investigation New Delhi:  Air India today grounded three cabin crews of a Chicago-Delhi flight for sneaking in some “commercial items” without undergoing mandatory custom clearance at the IGI Airport here. The trio were grounded after they were found in possession of […]

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Would Like To See Rahul Gandhi As Prime Minister, Says Sudheendra Kulkarni

June 19, 2018

Mumbai:  BJP veteran L K Advani’s former aide Sudheendra Kulkarni on Monday said India needs a leader who can solve “big problems” such as the Kashmir issue and therefore he would like to see Congress chief Rahul Gandhi as the future prime minister. Listing disputes with Pakistan and China, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

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Woman Asks Airtel For “Hindu Representative”. Twitter Outraged

June 19, 2018

Pooja Singh, a management professional, had complained about an Airtel service engineer New Delhi:  Telecom giant Airtel was trolled today after it accepted a woman’s outrageous request for a Hindu customer service person. The exchange on Twitter enraged users. Among those who called out the company was former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, […]

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No Case Compromised Because Of Suspected Hacking, Says CBI

June 19, 2018

CBI claims no case was compromised because of suspected hacking or malware. New Delhi:  The Central Bureau of Investigation today refuted reports that probe in any case under its former Joint Director Rajiv Singh was compromised because of suspected hacking or malware. It added that the alarm was triggered because of a spam message from […]

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Yashwant Sinha, Three Others Acquitted In 2008 Case

June 18, 2018

Former external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha had recently quit the BJP. (File) Ranchi:  A court today acquitted former Union minister Yashwant Sinha and three others in a 2008 case for allegedly violating prohibitory orders in Ranchi for lack of evidence. Judicial Magistrate Vaishali Srivastava acquitted Mr Sinha, former BJP MP from Hazaribagh Yadunath Pandey, former […]

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Man Hacks Wife To Death In Jharkhand

June 18, 2018

Medininagar:  A 30-year-old tribal woman was axed to death allegedly by her husband following an altercation in Palamau district, police said today. The accused Sunil Oraon of Kanauda village was arrested today and the axe used in the killing was recovered, said Superintendent of Police, Indrajeet Mahatha. Mr Mahatha said Oraon did not make any […]

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