NIA arrests third Kashmiri in 2016 Nagrota attack

NIA arrests third Kashmiri in 2016 Nagrota attack

Srinagar, Jun 5: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday claimed that it arrested a third accused in connection with an attack at the Nagrota Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir in November 2016 in which seven soldiers were killed. Ashiq Baba of Alochibagh locality in Srinagar was arrested by the NIA in a joint […]

Shab-I-Qadr holiday on Jun 12

Srinagar, Jun 5: The government holiday on account of Shab-I-Qadr shall be observed on June 12 (Tuesday) instead of June 12 (Monday), a General Administration Department (GAD) order said on Tuesday. A formal order in this regard was issued today by the General Administration Department. “In partial modification of Government Order No. 1584-GAD of 2017 […]

Police foil rifle-snatching bid by militants in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jun 5: Police on Tuesday claimed to have foiled a rifle-snatching bid by the militants in Down Town of Srinagar city. SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray said that militants approached police guard at Hawal guarding the Mirza Kamil Shrine with an intention to loot weapons. “However, the alert sentry fired some shots forcing the […]

Fresh violence hits Shillong as locals storm state secretariat

SHILLONG: Violence returned to rock Shillong on Monday when protesters, comprising locals, broke into the state secretariat when Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma was holding a meeting with Punjab government representatives. Soon, the Army staged a flag march in the heart of Shillong. Shillong has been witnessing unrest since Thursday night following an altercation and […]

World Environment Day: Tamil Nadu to ban plastic bags, bottles

India is the host to this year’s World Environment Day and the theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’ Every year, June 5 is observed as World Environment Day to raise awareness and increase government action on the pressing issue. This year, the theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ with focus on single-use or disposable plastic. On World […]

Sunanda Pushkar Case: Tharoor Summoned as Court Says ‘Sufficient Ground’ to Proceed Against Him

Sunanda Pushkar Case: Tharoor Summoned as Court Says ‘Sufficient Ground’ to Proceed Against Him

New Delhi: Four years after Sunanda Pushkar’s death, a Delhi court on Tuesday took cognisance of the chargesheet filed by Delhi Police and summoned her husband and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on July 7. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal, while reading out the order, said that “there existed sufficient ground to proceed against Tharoor” […]

P Chidambaram Can’t Be Arrested Till July 10 In Aircel-Maxis Case

P Chidambaram Can’t Be Arrested Till July 10 In Aircel-Maxis Case

NEW DELHI:Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram cannot be arrested till July 10 in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case, a Delhi court said today. The former Union minister, who is being questioned in the case, had applied for relief from arrest, which was extended today. The Enforcement Directorate, which is in charge of investigations, has sought […]

Governors urged to expedite faculty recruitment

Rashtrapati Bhawan has urged all Governors to call a meeting of the vice-chancellors (VCs) of their respective state universities to expedite recruitment against vacant faculty positions, encourage research, review outdated curriculum and ensure compulsory participation in national rankings and timely announcement of examination results.The above points of action were laid down in the presentation made […]