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New Delhi: Days after the lynching of a man in Hapur allegedly over cow slaughter, a picture of the victim being dragged by a crowd in the presence of policemen has appeared on social media forcing the Uttar Pradesh police to apologise. Kasim (45) was lynched following a minor tiff with a man on a motorcycle in Bacheda village in Pilkhuwa area on Monday. The motorcyclist called his friends who beat ...
New Delhi: Former Union Minister Saifuddin Soz said that independence for Kashmir is not possible.This came hours after the senior Congress leader seconded former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's claim that Kashmiris would want to stay independent if given a chance."Vajpayee and Musharraf had a conversation, and then Manmohan-Musharraf had a discussion. Unfortunately, Musharraf went out of the ...
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Speeding cars pulled over and pedestrians stopped by on a busy central Kolkata street on Friday afternoon seeing a middl-aged man strangely bending forward on his bicycle and spinning the front wheel with his hands. But while the cyclist's incredible balance impressed many, his aim to achieve the near-impossible seems more stunning. Aiming to promote Prime Minister Narendra ...
Bangkok, June 22 (IANS) Fashion designer Vikram Phadnis, who ventured into filmmaking last year with the Marathi film "Hrudayantar", says directing a film was a "life-changing experience" for him and that it gave him a "different high". The film, featuring Hrithik Roshan in a cameo, revolves around a couple going through a rough patch and how they mend their relationship after a traumatic incident ...
[Karnataka], June 22 (ANI): Karnataka minister Zameer Ahmed Khan on Friday blamed the media for exaggerating his demand for a Toyota Fortuner SUV for official use."Media has made it a huge issue. I simply made a request for an SUV, and not for any particular brand. Am I asking for Lexus or BMW? I am used to travelling in an SUV. One has to tour the entire district. I am asking for a car under the government ...
[India], June 22 (ANI): Indian Banks' Association (IBA) CEO V.G Kannan on Friday condemned the arrests of the Bank of Maharashtra's Managing Director and others, saying it was unwarranted as all due procedures were adhered to.For those unversed, the Pune Police on June 20 arrested four Bank of Maharashtra officials for wrongful disbursement of money to the Pune-based DSK Group.Addressing a press conference ...
[Pakistan], June 22 (ANI): The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday dismissed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's petition seeking a joint verdict on the three corruption references against him.Justices Mohsin Akhtar Kayani and Aamer Farooq had reserved their decision on Thursday.The petition was filed against the order passed by the accountability court on June 5 which ruled out clubbing together ...
[South Korea], Jun 22 (ANI): North and South Korea have agreed to hold reunions of families who were separated in the six-decade-long Korean War in North Korea, from August 20 to 26.The agreement was made during a Red Cross meeting at a hotel on Mount Kumgang, involving delegations from the two Koreas.The four-member South Korean delegation was led by Park Kyung-seo, head of the Korean Red Cross, while ...
The biggest argument against granting full statehood to Delhi is Arvind Kejriwal himself. If an election leads to the elevation of what a former Union Home Minister, Sushil Kumar Shinde, called a "yeda" Chief Minister -- yeda is a Marathi word for unhinged -- when referring to Kejriwal, then the risk of elevating the status of the national capital cannot be taken. Shinde's ire related to Kejriwal's ...
The Kashmir police on Friday released photos of who they believe to be responsible for the death of journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Srinagar which took place on Thursday evening. The editor of Rising Kashmir was shot dead along with a security officer near his office in an area where many newspaper offices are located called Srinagar's Press Colony. The death has garnered widespread outrage among journalists ...
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra has called an all-party meeting in Srinagar on Friday evening to discuss the situation in the wake of implementation of governor’s rule in the state, officials said on Thursday. They said invitations had been sent to heads of state units of national political parties for the meeting, which comes in the backdrop of opposition parties seeking dissolution ...
New Delhi: For the fourth time in a row, the Prime Minister's Office has once again denied appointment to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Senior sources of Pinarayi Vijayan's office on Thursday informed that the PMO has refused to give an appointment for the Chief Minister and all-party delegation.The party delegation was planning to meet the Prime Minister ...
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will set up 20 hospitals through the public-private partnership (PPP) mode in order to improve healthcare facilities in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Friday. The hospitals will bring an investment of at least Rs 1,000 crore in the private health sector and open an opportunity for direct employment for 10,000 people in the para-medical sector, ...
Panaji: Lashing out at the BJP for pushing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to return to office despite his illness, a top Goa Congress leader on Friday said it was a "suicidal move" for Parrikar. State Congress President Girish Chodankar also said that the administration in Goa had become sick because of Parrikar's prolonged illness. He said the Bharatiya Janata Party was forcing work on the ...
Washington: An American televangelist is asking his followers to chip in so his ministry can purchase a brand new Dassault Falcon 7X, which costs about $54 million, after having a divine conversation with Jesus Christ, the media reported. Louisiana-based Jesse Duplantis, leader of Jesse Duplantis Ministries and the owner of three other private jets, has said that the planes get him closer to God ...
London: Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have bad days because he is "not a woman", and would rather not shower next to a gay man because he wouldn't want to "provoke him".The Russian President's comments came in series of interviews with American film director Oliver Stone on topics ranging from geopolitics to gay rights and Edward Snowden."The Putin Interviews", a documentary comprised of ...
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the final answer keys for the CGL tier-II examination 2017.Candidates who had appeared for the examinations may download the keys from the official website, ssc.nic.in The Staff Selection Commission had declared the result of Combined Graduate Level Examination 2017 (Tier-II) on 06.06.2018. “In order to ensure greater transparency in the examination system, ...
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the admit cards for the UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) 2018.Candidates who had registered for the test can download their cards from the official website, cbsenet.nic.in The NET is held twice a year by the central board, to select candidates for the grant of junior research fellowship (JRF).The scores are also necessary while recruiting ...

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