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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Salman Khan Acquitted in Arms Act Case

Jodhpur : Bollywood actor Salman Khan was today acquitted by a court here in an Arms Act case related to the alleged poaching of two blackbucks 18 years ago Chief Judicial Magistrate Dalpat Singh Rajpuroti acquitted 51-year-old Salman, who along with his sister Alvira was present in the court. Besides the cases of poaching of endangered antelopes under Wildlife (Protection)...

CM Naveen Condoles Jayalalithaa’s Death

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik and other leaders today expressed deep condolence over the demise of six time Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa at the age 68. “I am deeply shocked at the passing away of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Selvi J Jayalalithaa. She was a leader of masses, and had made immense contribution to the development and welfare...

1 Killed & 5 Injured in Chandni Chowk Blast

New Delhi : One individual died and five were seriously injured in a blast at Naya Bazaar in Chandni Chowk, Delhi, on Tuesday morning, reports said. "By all appearances it would seem that a firecracker blast in a jute bag," said Virendra Chahal, Joint Commissioner of Police (Northern Range). Anti-terror squad and special cell personnel have reached the scene, though...

Babul Supriyo Injured in Bike Accident

New Delhi : Union Minister Babul Supriyo met with a mishap close South-West Delhi's Subroto Park while he was going to Indira Gandhi International Airport on a bike on Friday evening. Mr. Supriyo, who is the Minister of State for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, endured minor wounds. Mr. Supriyo is now out of danger, said his personal...

Sushma Swaraj Admitted to AIIMS

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was Monday admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, where she will undergo certain endocrinological tests. “The minister (Swaraj) was admitted at around 7.22 PM at AIIMS. She is having diabetes and other medical problems. She will undergo certain endocrinological tests tomorrow,” a senior doctor said. Swaraj is admitted...

Business bodies in Kashmir to boycott meeting with Finance Min

The business fraternity in Kashmir today decided to boycott the pre-budget deliberations to be held by Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu to protest against the government's failure to rehabilitate the flood-affected people and businessmen in the state. "There was a joint meeting of traders associations and it was decided that we will boycott the exercise of the Finance Ministry to hold...

Veteran Actor Gita Sen Passes Away

Kolkata : Veteran film and stage actor Gita Sen, wife of film maker Mrinal Sen, died at her South Kolkata residence today, her family members said. She was 86. Sen had been suffering from old age-related ailments and was recently discharged from a hospital. Film and theatre personalities including director Goutam Ghosh visited the residence of Sens and consoled Mrinal Sen (93)...

Govt Employees to Avail 7th Pay Commission’s Benefits Soon

New Delhi : Union government is likely to declare a 15% climb in Salaries beginning from January 1, 2016, as indicated by media reports. The Seventh pay Commission is expected to submit the final report on November 20 to the Finance Ministry. "We are prepared with the report and will submit it on November 19," the Commission's Chairman Justice A K...

Indian Army Camp Attacked Again : Pak Invites Another Surgical Strike

SRINAGAR: Less than a week after the Indian army had destroys 'launch pads of pak terrorists' in the POK, six terrorists attacked an Indian army camp in northern part of the Kashmir on Sunday night, killing one jawan and injuring another. The brazen assault came two weeks after a similar attack killed 19 Indian soldiers and ratcheted up tensions between...

Nirbhaya’s Real Name Appears After 3 years as ‘Jyoti Singh’

NEW DELHI: Three years to the day a young medical student was gang-raped and tortured on a moving bus in Delhi, an incident that shook India to the core, her mother exposed her name to the world, saying: "My daughter was Jyoti Singh and I am not embarrassed to name her.". At a remembrance meeting organized in the heart of...

8 Arrested With Unaccounted Cash of Rs 58 lakh in New Notes

Hyderabad : Eight persons were apprehended here today and unaccounted money of Rs 58 lakh in new Rs 2,000 notes was seized from their possession, police said. The eight persons were apprehended after finding Rs 58 lakh in their possession during vehicle checking, a police release said. They belonged to different places in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. "During the course of...

Major Setback for Pak : SAARC Summit 2016 Cancelled

The SAARC summit of 2016 will be cancelled, a senior diplomat source in Kathmandu told the leading English daily 'The Hindu'. The conformation from Nepal, the current SAARC Chair, came hours after Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan took after India's decision to avoid the November summit to be held in Islamabad. “There is no question of holding the summit if four...

Heeraben Modi Exchanges Old Currency at Gandhinagar Bank

AHMEDABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi's 95-year-old mother Heeraben Modi today visited a bank in Gandhinagar, just like other all common men, and exchanged her old notes in view of the demonetisation of the high value currency notes. Accompanied by relatives, Heeraben, who was in a wheelchair, came to a branch of Oriental Bank of Commerce at Raisan village...

Jaya to be Accorded State Funeral, Centre Declares Mourning

New Delhi : The Centre today declared one-day State mourning across the country in view of the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and said the national flag will fly at half-mast in all state capitals including Delhi. The central government also decided to accord state funeral to the departed leader. The funeral will take place at 4.30...