PM, Jordan King unite against terrorism

PM, Jordan King unite against terrorism

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Jordan King Abdullah II on Thursday resolved to fight against the global scourge of terrorism, stating that terrorism has no religion. Addressing the gathering at a conference on ‘Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding & Moderation’ in Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital, Modi said the fight against radicalisation was […]

Kerala Child Rights commission files case against Kuthiyottam ritual

Kerala Child Rights commission files case against Kuthiyottam ritual

Trivandrum: The Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has registered a case against the ‘Kuthiyottam’ ritual performed during Attukal Pongala festival. The case has been registered on the basis of media reports. Kuthiyottam performed as part of the Pongala festival by young boys, who are made to undergo penance. At the end of […]

Worker injured in explosion at TN ordnance factory

Udhagamandalam : 25-year-old worker was seriously injured in an explosion at the ordnance factory in Aruvangadu near here on Thursday, the police said. The explosion occurred at the tafflon plant inside the government-owned factory around 11 am and left a 15-foot deep crater at the spot. A labourer identified as Suresh was injured, they said. […]

170-acre park in Hyd, mall: Mehul Choksi’s Rs 1,217 cr assets seized by ED

170-acre park in Hyd, mall: Mehul Choksi’s Rs 1,217 cr assets seized by ED

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said it has attached 41 properties, valued at over Rs 1,200 crore, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam against Gitanjali Gems and its promoter Mehul Choksi. The central probe agency issued a provisional order for attachment under the Prevention […]

Atwal row: Canadian Oppn to move motion to support India’s unity

Toronto: The controversy created by an invitation to former convicted Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s dinner in Delhi last week has created a storm in Canadian politics, with the Opposition moving a motion to support India’s unity and condemn Khalistani separatists. The issue snowballed into a major issue in Canadian Parliament […]

Karti Chidambaram held in INX Media bribery case

Karti Chidambaram held in INX Media bribery case

New Delhi: In a dramatic move, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested Karti Chidambaram at Chennai airport on allegations that he had demanded and accepted $1 million for scuttling a possible probe against INX Media for violation of FIPB conditions in 2007. He was later remanded in one-day police custody. Mr. Karti, who […]