Shiroor Mutt head Lakshmivara Tirtha Swami passes away

Shiroor Mutt head Lakshmivara Tirtha Swami passes away

Lakshmivara Tirtha Swami of the Shiroor Mutt in Karnataka died at the Kasturba Hospital in Manipal on Thursday. He was 55. The seer was admitted to the hospital after he suffered from food poisoning and diarrhoea, which affected his blood pressure on Wednesday. His body is being shifted to the hospital mortuary at the hospital […]

At least 16 killed as bus falls into 250-metre-deep gorge in Uttarakhand

DEHRADUN: At least sixteen people were killed after a bus they were travelling in, fell into a 250-metre gorge in Uttarakhand. The Uttarakhand Transport Corporation bus skidded off the Rishikesh-Gangotri Highway and fell into the gorge near Suryadhar. Several others have been injured in the accident.Soon after the mishap, the local administration and police rushed […]

Delhi Air Hostess Anissia Batra’s 2nd Autopsy Report Endorses First: Cops

NEW DELHI: The second autopsy report of Anissia Batra, a flight attendant with a German airline who allegedly committed suicide in Panchsheel Park in Delhi, endorses the first that said she first sustained injuries to her neck, a senior police officer said today. Thirty-nine-year-old Anissia Batra allegedly jumped off from the terrace of her residence […]

Modi govt to face its first no-trust vote on Friday, expects easy win

Modi govt to face its first no-trust vote on Friday, expects easy win

NEW DELHI: On the opening day of the monsoon session on Wednesday, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan accepted an opposition motion for a no-trust vote that the government ought to win with ease but which should see a riveting clash on issues ranging from farm distress, lynching and polarisation. The vote will take place on […]

‘Sonia Gandhi’s math is weak’: BJP taunts on eve of no-trust vote

NEW DELHI: With numbers not looking anywhere close to stacking up on the Opposition side, the ruling BJP has mocked Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s suggestion that she may have the numbers. “Sonia ji’s math is weak. They had calculated similarly in 1996. We know what happened then,” ANI quoted Parliamentary Affairs minister Ananth Kumar as […]

Eight Naxalites gunned down in Chhattisgarh

Eight Naxalites gunned down in Chhattisgarh

Security forces on Thursday killed eight Naxalites, including four women, in an encounter in Chhattisgarh, a senior police official said. A cache of firearms, including two INSAS rifles, was recovered from the encounter site. The gunbattle took place around 6 a.m. in a forest area near Timinar and Pusnar villages along the boundary of Bijapur […]

LAWDA seals structure in Kral Sangri hills

  Srinagar, Jul 18: The Demolition drive was launched by the Lakes & Waterways Development Authority, through its Enforcement wing in the area Lal Bazar, Kral sangri, Vakeel colony Breine in which on ground floor, one 2nd storey and compound wall demolished / removal which were raised illegally by some miscreants in clear violation of […]

Greater Noida Building Collapse Triggers Fear Among Locals

Greater Noida Building Collapse Triggers Fear Among Locals

Shahberi (Greater Noida): Ram Trivedi rushed to Greater Noida’s Shahberi village late on Tuesday night when he heard his house had collapsed. It was the house he had moved in to only four days ago. He was lucky to have escaped, since he was out of town on Tuesday, but his wife, daughter, mother and […]