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Patna: As many as 29 persons were killed in separate lightning, storm and rain-related incidents in Bihar. "29 people killed in separate lightning, storm and rain-related incidents in Bihar. Rs. four lakh has been given to next of kin of those killed. The injured are given treatment free of cost," Disaster Management Department Additional Secretary Anirudh Kumar told ANI. 18 were killed as lightning ...
Washington: Pakistan has had a significant 40 per cent drop in the number of American visas granted to its nationals under the new Trump administration despite not being on the list of the US President's travel ban countries. Interestingly, the number of non-immigrant US visas to Indians has increased by 28 per cent in March and April this year as compared to the monthly average of the previous year, ...
New Delhi: The Modi government's ban on the trade of cattle for slaughter threatens $4 billion in annual beef exports and millions of jobs if the government does not revoke the stoppage decreed last week, according to two industry officials. In the latest setback to the Muslim-dominated meat industry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government decreed animal markets will only be able to trade cattle ...
New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said his son Karti Chidambaram, against whom the CBI and ED have filed cases, never met any official connected with the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) nor did he influence the board by corrupt or illegal means. "Anyone who has worked with me knows that no one would have dared to influence my decisions. I had never allowed any family ...
New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation court on Monday granted bail to all accused including Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife in the disproportionate assets matter. Singh has to furnish Rs. one lakh personal bond and surety of same amount. He cannot leave the country without the court's permission. He has to submit his passport. The next hearing in the matter is on ...
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought the response of the Arnab Goswami and his newly-launched news channel Republic TV on Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's defamation plea against them. In his plea, Tharoor has claimed damages and compensation of Rs 2 crore from the journalist and his channel for allegedly making defamatory remarks against him while airing news relating to the death of his ...
Washington: Pakistan has had a significant 40 per cent drop in the number of American visas granted to its nationals under the new Trump administration despite not being on the list of the US President's travel ban countries. Interestingly, the number of non-immigrant US visas to Indians has increased by 28 per cent in March and April this year as compared to the monthly average of the previous year, ...
[Pakistan], May 29 (ANI): Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) operations came to a standstill on Monday after its information technology system suffered a serious malfunction.The schedule of PIA's numerous flights have been affected due to their software failure in morning.The disturbance delayed numerous flights and prevented any further bookings from being made, the Dawn reported.The PIA officials ...
There is only one thing more disgusting than the sanghis who toss around words like “presstitute”, “sickular”, and “anti-national” – the self-proclaimed liberal who is as depraved, savage, and rabid as they, a beef vigilante to take on the cow vigilantes. You’ll find them at street corners, gorging on dead cows. You’ll see them on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks posting ...
Jamiat Ulama leader Mahmood Madani led a huge delegation of Muslim leaders, educationists and clerics to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this month. It was the first and obviously the most significant meeting of Indian Muslim leaders with Prime Minister Modi. While there have been many photo ops of Muslim clerics with Prime Minister, those meetings were not taken seriously by anyone. ...
New Delhi: The CBI on Monday took custody of RJD leader Shahabuddin whose name has cropped up as an accused in journalist Rajdeo Ranjan murder case. CBI sources said Shahabuddin has been brought to the agency headquarter for questioning in this case. Shahabuddin was lodged in Tihar prison. The agency has told a Muzaffarpur court that his name has surfaced as an accused in the case and it needs his ...
PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union needs to set simple rules on bank capital to complete its project of bringing banks in the euro zone under a sole EU supervisor, ECB Governing Board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Monday. Speaking in his role as head of the ACPR French financial sector regulator, Villeroy said the EU also needed better coordination between the European Central Bank's ...
(Raises death toll, paragraphs 1 and 4; adds Bangladesh comment, paragraphs 14-15) * Sri Lanka sees worst disaster from torrential rains since 2003 * Bangladesh still recovering from flash floods in April * Storm likely to hit Bangladesh coast Tuesday morning By Ruma Paul and Dinuka Liyanawatte DHAKA/AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka/ May 29 (Reuters) - A severe and intensifying cyclone churned north ...
By Krishna V Kurup REUTERS - India's benchmark BSE Sensex edged higher to a record close for a third consecutive session as consumer goods stocks gained, but broader advances were capped by falls in companies that posted weak results such as Reliance Communications . The BSE Sensex gained 0.26 percent to hit a record close of 31,109.28 points. Meanwhile, the broader NSE Nifty ended up 0.1 ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
New York: Dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart, new research suggests. The overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body size was on par with its closest living relatives: Pigeons - birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. "It is not impressively large or impressively small -- ...
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the results of the University Grants Commission`s National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) that was conducted on January 22, 2017. Candidates who had appeared for the exam can check their result on the official website portal of CBSE, cbseresults.nic.in  This year, a total of 7.94 lakh candidates had appeared for the UGC NET exam, which ...
The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) declared the results of the ISC or class 12 board exams on May 29.The pass percentage for this year stands at 96.47 percent.  Ananya Maiti of the Heritage School, Kolkata emerged as the topper scoring 99.5 per cent.  The second position is shared by four students  - Ayush Srivastava from City Montessori school Lucknow, ...


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