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5 Pakistanis Detained in Rajasthan

Jaipur : Five Pakistani nationals were detained in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Monday for entering a "restricted area", police said. Two men, a woman and two children were detailed in Lakashar village and questioned about their presence in the area, Karan Singh, an officer from the Gadra police station, told IANS over telephone. "They have valid travel documents. But as they...

Proposal for NSE’s Chief got approval by SEBI on Condition

National Stock Exchange(NSE) had proposed Vikram Limaya for appointment as MD & CEO. NSE had proposed the name three months back. Finally the proposal got approval by Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) on condition that Vikram Limaye have to resign from the Committee of Administrators for looking after Board of Control For Cricket in India. (BCCI). RaviChandran was serving...

SDM Court Summons Lord Bajrangbali

A sub-divisional judge (SDM) issued summons to Lord Hanuman among others regarding infringement case, however the confusing course has now been redressed by the court which termed it as an 'administrative slip-up'. The SDM court had on February 5 issued summons to Lord Hanuman and others while listening to an application documented by irrigation dept which guaranteed that Lord Hanuman,...

Terror Funding: NIA Raids Home And Office Of Geelani’s Legal Associate

Jammu/New Delhi (PTI): Widening its probe in the terror funding case, the NIA today searched the office and residence of a lawyer linked to hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on suspicion of routing funds to separatists from their Pakistan-based handlers. A spokesman for the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said the office and residence of Devinder Singh Behal, chairman, Jammu...

At Sivagiri mutt, Sonia makes veiled attack on BJP

In a veiled attack on BJP, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said that attempts were being made to "capture" the legacy of renowned social reformer Sree Narayana Guru by "communal ideologies and individuals" for political gain. She also said there were attempts to communalise the Guru's teachings and this amounts to 'betraying' him. "I believe that there can be no greater...

Lankan Navy Arrests 12 More TN Fishermen

Rameswaram(PTI): Twelve fishermen from this island were arrested today by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing near the Lankan coast, the second such incident in three days. The fishermen were arrested while reportedly fishing off Neduntheevu, Fisheries Inspector Bala said. They have been taken to Kangesanthurai. Their three boats were also seized, the official added. On August 8, nearly 50 fishermen, belonging to...

SC Asks Centre To Apprise It On Issue Of NRI Voting In Polls

New Delhi (PTI): The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to apprise it within a week as to whether it is going to amend the election law or rules for enabling non-resident Indians (NRIs) to vote in polls here. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud considered the statement that the Centre and the Election...

SCW Asks Odia Daily To Provide Details In Sexual Harassment Case Against Haraprasad

Bhubaneswar: The State Commission for Women (SCW) today asked the editor and publisher of an Odia daily to  furnish details of a story published against noted litterateur Haraprasad Das which has shocked the literary circles in the entire state. SCW started a suo motto investigation into the incident  of sexual harassment allegations brought against Haraprasad by a Kalahandi-based  female teacher...

Roadmap To Improve Condition Of Widows Ready: Govt to SC

New Delhi(PTI): A roadmap for improving the condition of destitute widows in different parts of the country has been prepared, the Centre today told the Supreme Court after it raised concern over the pathetic condition of the shelter homes for them. A bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta was informed by Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar that they have...

Court Orders Framing Of Charges Against Bhatkal

New Delhi(PTI): A Delhi court today ordered framing of charges against Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Yasin Bhatkal and 10 others in the 2010 Jama Masjid blast case. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma, however, discharged three alleged members of the outfit, saying there was not enough evidence against them. The court discharged Syed Ismail Affaque, Abdus Saboor and Riyaz Ahmad Sayeedi, who were...

VVIP Choppers Case: ED Arrests Woman Director Of Dubai Firm

New Delhi (PTI): A woman director of two Dubai- based firms was today arrested by the ED in connection with its probe in the Rs 3,600 crore money laundering case, a senior agency official said. The central probe agency identified the woman as Shivani Saxena, director of Ms UHY Saxena and Ms Matrix Holdings. The official said Saxena was arrested under the...

Are we eating Fake Rice ?

Just think you are served a bowl of plastic beads for a meal, social media and multiple videos are being circulated with people raising their concern over the plastic rice.The families are shocked when they buy these rice from outlets, when cooked bounce as if they are made of rubber. Unfortunately, it's very difficult to distinguish the fake rice...

Malayalees Stage Protest March Against Rijiju’s Statement On Kerala

New Delhi(PTI): Malayalees living in Delhi today took out a protest march to Parliament, demanding that Union minister Kiren Rijiju's statement in the Lok Sabha that Kerala registered a large number of incidents of violence be expunged from the House proceedings. The protesters, in a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, said: "The minister's statement would add to the already...

Parrikar hoists country’s largest, tallest Tricolour in Ranchi

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today hoisted the largest Tricolour in the country atop the tallest pole at Pahari Mandir in Ranchi. "I feel elated to unfurl the country's tallest, biggest and most beautiful Tricolour on the occasion of 119th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose," Parrikar said here. The flag is 66 ft in height, 99 ft in width and...