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stone chunks hit vande bharat express

Stone chunks hit Vande Bharat Express

The main driver's screen and some side windows of the Vande Bharat Express were damaged when the train was hit by stones during its Varanasi-New Delhi journey on Saturday.........

ayodhya terror attack life term for four one acquitted in 2005 case

Ayodhya Terror Attack: Life term for four, one acquitted in 2005 case

A special court in Prayagraj on Tuesday convicted four accused in the conspiracy behind the 2005 Ayodhya terror attack case that had caused death of two civilians, and sentenced them to life imprisonment. The fifth accused, Mohammad Aziz, was acquitted in the verdict which took 14 years to come by. All the accused are presently lodged in the Naini Central Jail in Prayagraj.........

india and france to hold largest ever varuna naval exercise off goa coast

India and France to hold largest ever 'Varuna' naval exercise off Goa coast

With the objective of expanding their strategic partnership in the Indian Ocean region (IOR), India and France will conduct their largest ever naval exercise 'Varuna'. the exercise will be conducted early next month and will witness the participation of aircraft carriers, destroyers, submarines and fighters.........

sc quashes plea challenging triple talaq ordinance

SC quashes plea challenging triple talaq ordinance

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition challenging the triple talaq ordinance, promulgated by the government in September. The apex court said it did not find it necessary to interfere in it.........

ayodhya supreme court to end babri masjid row in 60 days

Ayodhya: Supreme Court to end Babri Masjid row in 60 days

The Supreme Court permitted the resumption of mediation sought by the Nirvani Akhara and the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board for an amicable solution to the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute while making it clear that the ongoing Ayodhya hearing, which is at an advanced stage, would continue till October 18. The five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi permitted the resumption of mediation after the chairman of the three-member committee Justice Fakir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifu........

rajnath singh flies in fighter jet tejas first defence minister to do so

Rajnath Singh Flies In Fighter Jet Tejas, First Defence Minister To Do So

"All set of the day," Rajnath Singh tweeted, along with two photos of him in the G-suit. Wearing a G-suit, Rajnath Singh buckled himself into the light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas in Bengaluru this morning, becoming the first Defence Minister to fly in the made-in-India fighter jet. The aircraft took off from the HAL airport in Bengaluru. Mr Singh, 68, walked up to the aircraft along with the pilot, climbed up the steps and strapped himself in the backseat, behind the pilo........

tabrez ansari lynching case police restore murder charge against 11 accused

Tabrez Ansari lynching case: Police restore murder charge against 11 accused

Eight days after the Jharkhand police dropped the murder charge against 11 accused in the mob lynching case of young Muslim man Tabrez Ansari, they brought back the same charge on the accused on Wednesday after obtaining a fresh medical report, an official said here. Ansari was seen on national television being beaten up with rods while tied to a pole and forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' over alleged........

hindi as a second language amit shah explains remark that set up huge row

‘Hindi as a second language’: Amit Shah explains remark that set up huge row

Home Minister Amit Shah, whose “Hindi as unifier” comments had triggered a backlash from the southern states, said he had never asked for imposing Hindi over the regional languages and it was up to others if they wanted to do politics over it. Shah said he only asked for learning Hindi as the second language since the country needed one such language, he was speaking at Hindustan Purvodaya 2019 in Ranchi, Jharkha........

thanks for standing by us isro s message after it lost contact with chandrayaan 2 s vikram lander

'Thanks for Standing by Us': ISRO's Message After It Lost Contact with Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday thanked Indians in the country and abroad for the support it received after the space agency lost contact with the lander of the second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, minutes before touchdown on the lunar surface on September 7. "Thank you for standing by us. We will continue to keep going forward propelled by the hopes and dreams of Indians across the world!" ISRO said in a tweet. Thank you for standing by us. We will continue to keep going forward — propelled by the hopes and dr........

no easy fix to sanitation woes india an exemplar bill gates

‘No easy fix to sanitation woes, India an exemplar’: Bill Gates

The vaccination improvements in India are quite fantastic and we have congratulated the government, they’re definitely on the right track there. Sanitation was chosen because in a lot of countries, it is not discussed, it’s an almost hidden thing. The quality of life and the number of diseases caused by poor sanitation are terrible and yet a lot of governments are unwilling to talk about it because it isn’t easy to fix and it takes time. It’s a topic people just don’t want to talk about. India, over the last five years, has allocated resources and really talked about t........

major relief for aadhaar card holders update details without submitting documents

Major Relief For Aadhaar Card Holders, Update Details Without Submitting Documents

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced that people can get various details in their Aadhaar cards, like photographs, biometrics, registered mobile number, email id etc., updated without submitting any documents. This can be done by simply walking into an Aadhaar Centre with your Aadhaar card, the UIDAI recently announced in a tweet. The UIDAI-run exclusive Aadhaar Centres, also called the Aadhaar Seva K........

i m thankful to supreme court for permitting me to travel to j and k congress s ghulam azad

I'm Thankful to Supreme Court For Permitting me to Travel to J&K: Congress's Ghulam Azad

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu, according to news agency ANI. Following the apex court’s ruling, the Congress leader expressed gratitude and was reported as saying, “I’ll present my report before the Supreme Court. I am happy that no less than CJI has show his concern and he has held that he should visit J&K and see how things are moving.” However, Azad was not allowed to make any speeches or hold any public rally as per his own submiss........

if needed will go to jammu and kashmir high court cji ranjan gogoi on allegations of access denial

‘If needed, will go to Jammu and Kashmir high court’: CJI Ranjan Gogoi on allegations of access denial

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said that he will go to Jammu and Kashmir high court and speak to the chief justice after allegations that people aren’t being able to access the court. “Access to the high court is seriously affected, we seek reply from the chief justice of the high court in the matter. If required, I will go to the high court and speak to the chief justice. If people can’t approach the HC we have to do something,” CJI Ranjan Gogoi said. Solicitor General KK Venugopal, who was representing the government at the hearing, said a........

jem threatens to bomb several railway stations and temples across country on dussehra

JeM Threatens to Bomb Several Railway Stations And Temples Across Country on Dussehra

In a major menace, Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) has, in a letter, threatened to blow up railway stations and temples across several parts of the country during Dussehra on October 8. As per the letter, the terror outfit is likely to target 11 railway stations and six temples across the country. The terror organisation has said that it will avenge the killings of its militants by blowing up railway stations in India. The few named targets in the letter ........

pakistan violates ceasefire along loc targets balakote

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC, targets Balakote

The Pakistani army on Sunday night targeted Balakote in Jammu and Kashmir, violating ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC). The Pakistani army fired mortar shells throughout the night and the Indian Army responded befittingly. A few Army personnel, part of an ambush party, were injured when two mortar shells exploded near them during the shelling on Sunday night, officials said. "Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing o........

delighted pm expresses gratitude on trump joining howdy modi

Delighted! : PM expresses gratitude on Trump joining 'Howdy, Modi'

Confirming the news that US President Donald Trump will share a stage with him during mega diaspora event--Howdy Modi!-- in Houston, Texas, on September 22, Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded the ''special gesture'' on Monday. PM Modi said that Trump joining the community programme signifies the special friendship between India and USA. ........

rjy 7 dead 30 missing after boat capsizes in godavari

Rjy: 7 dead, 30 missing after boat capsizes in Godavari

In yet another major tragedy, a boat carrying over 50 tourists and 11 crew members capsized near Kachhuluru in Devipatnam on the banks of the Godavari River on Sunday afternoon. The tourists were en route to the popular tourist destination Papikondalu from the Gandipochamma temple.Andhra Pradesh Tourism Minister M Srinivasa Rao said that at least 50 to 60 passengers were on board the boat which is operated by Punna........

2 naxals killed 6 injured in encounter with security forces in gadchiroli

2 Naxals killed, 6 injured in encounter with security forces in Gadchiroli

At least two Naxals were killed and six injured in an encounter with the security forces in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. The encounter began on Sunday morning. The bodies of the Naxals have been recovered. The police force has also recovered automatic rifles from the Naxals. The operation began following specific intelligence inputs received by the security forces regarding the hideout of Naxal Bhaskar. Bhaskar is one of the masterminds of May 1 attack on police personnel. Police suspect that Bhaskar is injured in the operation. In A........

engineers day 2019 remembering m visvesvaraya on his 158th birth anniversary

Engineers Day 2019: Remembering M Visvesvaraya on his 158th birth anniversary

Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, a scholar, statesman, educationist and the most celebrated engineer in India, was born 158 years ago today in the village of Muddenahalli in the Kingdom of Mysore (now in Karnataka). This day, every year since 1968, is celebrated as the Engineers Day in India, to recognise the contribution of engineers' in the development of the nation. Visvesvaraya was responsible for the const........

chinmayanand case law student submits 43 video clips to police says first filmed in shower then exploited

Chinmayanand Case: Law Student Submits 43 Video Clips to Police, Says 'First Filmed in Shower, Then Exploited'

In what could spell trouble for former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand, a law student who has levied sexual allegations him, has submitted over 43 video clips to the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case. The woman alleged that the BJP leader filmed her while she was in the bath. “He first filmed me while I was bathing with the help of his trustworthy aide and then started sexually exploiting me on the ba........