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Srinagar: The Centre would send eight fully equipped NDRF teams to Kashmir to assist the Jammu and Kashmir government in its efforts to safeguard life and property in the wake of the flood situation in the Valley. "Eight fully equipped NDRF teams will be arriving in Kashmir to assist the state government in its efforts to safeguard life and property of people in the wake of flood situation due to incessant ...
Jammu: Centre today sanctioned Rs 200 crore for immediate rescue and relief operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.This information was provided by Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed to the Assembly here today, according to an official press release which came in the form of a clarification. The clarification was issued after Sayeed told the Assembly that "I have authorised release of Rs 225 crore in favour ...
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) After starring in a film like "OMG: Oh My God!', which touched upon people's blind faith in god and godmen, Paresh Rawal will now be seen in "Dharam Sankat Mein" as a man in an identity crisis due to his religion. But he says he does not pick such movies to preach anything to anyone. Asked how such films will make a difference to the society, he said: "I am not here to preach ...
Tbilisi (Georgia), March 30 (IANS) Germany coach Joachim Low expressed mixed emotions after watching his side complete a 2-0 win against Georgia in a Euro 2016 football qualifier here. Strikes from forwards Marco Reus and Thomas Muller within five minutes just before the break were enough for Germany to pick up the three points from a comfortable - if not impressive - 2-0 win on Sunday. It was still ...
Srinagar: The Centre would send eight fully equipped NDRF teams to Kashmir to assist the Jammu and Kashmir government in its efforts to safeguard life and property in the wake of the flood situation in the Valley. "Eight fully equipped NDRF teams will be arriving in Kashmir to assist the state government in its efforts to safeguard life and property of people in the wake of flood situation due to incessant ...
Jammu: Centre today sanctioned Rs 200 crore for immediate rescue and relief operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.This information was provided by Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed to the Assembly here today, according to an official press release which came in the form of a clarification. The clarification was issued after Sayeed told the Assembly that "I have authorised release of Rs 225 crore in favour ...
ISLAMABAD, March 30 (Reuters) - Pakistan will send troops to Saudi Arabia to join the coalition against Yemeni rebels, a senior government official said on Monday. "We have already pledged full support to Saudi Arabia in its operation against rebels and will join the coalition," the official said. Pakistan is a regional ally of Saudi Arabia, the main Sunni Muslim power in the Gulf. A Saudi-led ...
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is on a bilateral visit to Japan, called on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today. The Defence Minister said that Japan is the first country he is visiting after assumption of office, which clearly conveys the importance India attaches to strengthening bilateral defence and security cooperation with the country. Parrikar said that he would like to see a ...
From the happenings of recent weeks, it will be tempting to deduce that Arvind Kejriwal is a Stalinist who, like all autocrats, hates democracy and dissension and loves yes-men. That's what Prashant Bhushan will want us to believe. But the stormy story of the Aam Aadmi Party's internal crisis is far more complicated than such a black-and-white narrative. The most curious case in the entire episode ...
Merely 3 years after 1984's anti-Sikh riots, Meerut and Malyana were gripped in communal frenzy. But what took place on 22 May 1987 is beyond any iota of imagination. 42 Muslims were picked from their homes in Meerut's Hashimpura locality by Uttar Pradesh's Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and killed 36 of them in cold blooded manner. A few days ago a local court acquitted all the accused in the ...
ISLAMABAD, March 30 (Reuters) - Pakistan will send troops to Saudi Arabia to join the coalition against Yemeni rebels, a senior government official said on Monday. "We have already pledged full support to Saudi Arabia in its operation against rebels and will join the coalition," the official said. Pakistan is a regional ally of Saudi Arabia, the main Sunni Muslim power in the Gulf. A Saudi-led ...
By Christopher Johnson LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Monday as officials from Iran and six world powers discussed a possible deal over Tehran's nuclear programme that could bring an end to sanctions and allow an increase in Iranian oil exports. The two sides have until the end of Tuesday to come up with an agreement at talks in Lausanne, Switzerland. Officials close to the talks have ...
* M&A deal lifts sentiment; UnitedHealth unit to buy Catamaran * Oil prices volatile amid potential deal with Iran * Strength in dollar could be a concern * Futures up: Dow 121 pts, S&P 10.5 pts, Nasdaq 27.75 pts (Updates prices, adds Teva deal and economic data) By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Monday, pointing to a second ...
* M&A deal lifts sentiment; UnitedHealth unit to buy Catamaran * Weakness in oil and strength in dollar could be a concern * Futures up: Dow 88 pts, S&P 9.25 pts, Nasdaq 28.25 pts By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday, pointing to a second straight daily gain as a trio of M&A deals lifted sentiment after a recent bout of weakness. * Despite ...
Amsterdam: A monk's 1,000-year-old mummified body was discovered inside a Chinese Buddha statue after it was taken to hospital for a CT scan in the Netherlands, a media report said Monday. The body belonged to master Liuquan, a monk who lived around the year 1100 and was a member of a Chinese meditation school, British daily Mirror reported. Examining the mummy, a gastroenterologist found "all kinds ...
New York: For men who resent wearing condoms, a new non-intrusive solution is on the anvil - a birth control pill. At least two projects are in the pipeline for choking male fertility. One is H2-gamendazole that makes sperms go half-cooked. Normally, premature sperm cells grow a tail and head in the testis, but H2-gamendazole keeps them from reaching this stage of development. "If there's no sperm, ...
By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, March 30 (Reuters) - A northwestern Pakistani province is taking criminal action against 70 schools that have failed to tighten security with measures such as installing barbed wire following a December high school attack that killed 132 children. The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa made it compulsory for all schools to hire armed guards, raise the height of boundary walls ...
By Nita Bhalla MUMBAI, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing before a classroom packed with teenagers, Yojana Salunke begins her weekly one-hour lesson on a subject which many experts say is crucial to helping India address one of its biggest challenges - gender inequality. "Hands up all those girls who have to do housework before or after school?" Salunke asks, as every pig-tailed girl ...
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