NIA blames LeT for riots in Kashmir

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
terror organisation

New Delhi: Armed with the confessional statement of an alleged Pakistani LeT operative, NIA today blamed the banned terror organisation for fuelling the continuing unrest in Kashmir. The anti-terror probe agency also said it is gathering further evidence regarding the role of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba in the ongoing turbulence in the Valley for the last 33 […]

Suspected NDFB(S) terrorists kill 14, injure 20 in Assam’s Kokrajhar

Friday, August 5th, 2016
Assam terror attack

Kokrajhar : Terror struck Assam on Friday when a group of heavily-armed militants, dressed in army fatigues and suspected of belonging to a Bodo separatist outfit, opened indiscriminate fire and lobbed grenades at a crowded weekly market killing 14 people. One of the attackers, who were believed to be about five in number, was killed […]

The country is facing a huge shortage of doctors, said PM Modi

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the retirement age for government doctors will be increased from the current 62 to 65. Addressing a rally in Saharanpur to launch the celebrations for the second anniversary for the NDA government, PM Modi said the country is facing a huge shortage of doctors – a […]

Rs 9,000 cr bad loans, Vijay Mallya quits as Rajya Sabha member

Monday, May 2nd, 2016
Vijaya Malya

New Delhi: Facing a string of accusations ranging from money laundering to loan fraud, beleaguered industrialist Vijay Mallya today tendered his resignation as a member of the Rajya Sabha. Mallya’s resignation follows a recommendation from the Ethics Committee of the Upper House on April 26 for the liquor baron’s expulsion. The recommendation came after the […]

Karnataka budget proposes costlier fuel, liquor, soft drinks-Minority and backward classes gets bumper offers

Friday, March 18th, 2016
Siddu Budget

Bengaluru  : Petrol, diesel and Indian Made Liquor (IML) will get costlier as the Karnataka government has proposed higher taxes in the state Budget 2016-17, which focuses on development of agriculture and rural areas as well as the Capital city. The Motor Vehicles Tax has also been raised at different rates to mop up Rs […]

Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa laid to rest

Friday, February 12th, 2016
Hanumanthappa koppad

New Delhi: Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad was laid to rest at his home town – Betadur village in Dharwad district of Karnataka on Friday, a day after he breathed his last at Delhi’s RR hospital. Alongwith, thousands of locals and state government’s representatives, Hanumanthappa’s final journey was attended by soldiers from Madras Regiment […]

India, Australia complete formalities for civil nuclear pact

Monday, November 16th, 2015
civil nuclear pact

New Delhi : India and Australia today announced completion of all the formalities for their bilateral civil nuclear agreement, paving way for the pact to come into force. The announcement was made after a meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull here on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. “Another […]

BJP, RSS cannot stop me if I start to eat beef: Siddaramaiah

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Siddaramaiah beef

Bengaluru : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said the BJP and other saffron outfits cannot stop him if he chose to eat beef or visit hair salons on Tuesdays. Addressing the office-bearers of the Karnataka Pradesh Youth Congress during the State general body meeting in Bengaluru, Siddaramaiah attacked the BJP, the RSS and the fringe […]

Lakhs of people witnessed “Nada Habba” Mysuru Dasara

Saturday, October 24th, 2015
Mysuru Dasara

Mysuru : Lakhs of people on Friday witnessed Jamboo Savari, the cultural pageantry of “Nada Habba” Mysuru Dasara, which was billed “simple and traditional” this year in the wake of drought and farmer suicides. Continuing with the tradition, elephant Arjuna carried the fabled 750-kg golden howdah in the 405th edition of Dasara. The procession lasted […]

Mumbai: 8 killed in cylinder blast at Kinara hotel in Kurla

Friday, October 16th, 2015
Kinara Hotel

Mumbai : Eight people were killed in a cylinder blast which occurred on Friday afternoon in a hotel at Kurla. The deceased include seven men and one woman. The blast occurred in City Kinarra hotel located on Gurunath Wadi marg at Kurla. The deceased have been taken to a nearby civic hospital and further investigations […]