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New Delhi: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived here on Sunday evening on a state visit for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday on economic ties and cooperation in the fight against terrorism. "India welcomes arrival of a special guest. President Erdogan and Mrs Emine Erdogan arrive(d) in Delhi for state visit to India," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopla Baglay ...
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday denied any rift with senior leader Kumar Vishwas after an AAP MLA accused the latter of trying to break the party at the BJP's behest. Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amanatullah Khan alleged that Kumar Vishwas was conspiring to break the party and had asked some legislators to join the BJP with an offer of Rs 30 crore each. This prompted Kejriwal to ...
Rajkot, April 30 (IANS) Excellent bowling buy Jasprit Bumrah in the Super Over saw Mumbai Indians edge out a brave Gujarat Lions in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Saturday evening. Chasing a moderate target of 153 runs, Mumbai were off to a good start before some excellent bowling by young pacer Basil Thampi and excellent fielding by Gujarat saw then lose six wickets in ...

Five ragpickers drown in drain

2017-04-29 14:10:00

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Five ragpickers, including three minors, were drowned in a drain in west Delhi on Saturday, police said. "Three children -- Sahidul, 10, Sabikul, 9, and and Lalsun, 12 -- were ragpickers and went inside a drain in Chhawla area to pick some garbage but drowned inside," police said. Police added that two men -- Hassidull, 26 and Afsae Ali, 30, who went to rescue the children ...
[India], April 30 (ANI): After achieving success with its Kashmir Super-40 initiative, which provides coaching for the youth for Engineering Entrance Exams, the Indian Army has further expanded the coaching programme to 50 students with immediate effect.The Army's Kashmir Super-40 broke all previous records when 26 boys and two girls from the state cracked the IIT-JEE Mains 2017.This initiative by ...
[India], Apr 30 (ANI): The prices of petrol and diesel were hiked, effective Sunday midnight. While the price of petrol was raised by one paise per litre, diesel prices were hiked by 44 paise a litre.This follows an increase in petrol and diesel prices by Rs. 1.39 and Rs. 1.04 per litre respectively, which was initiated on April 16. Post this, petrol was to be sold at Rs. 68.64 and diesel at Rs. 57.15 ...
[Pakistan], April 30 (ANI): Pakistan has decided to extend the house arrest of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, along with his aides Abdullah Ubaid, Zafar Iqbal, Abdur Rehman Abid and Qazi Kashif Niaz, for another three months.Punjab Government spokesperson Malik Ahmed Khan has confirmed that a formal notification in this regard would be issued within next few days, local media reports ...
[U.K.], April 30 (ANI): The third convention of the United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP), United Kingdom was held on Sunday in Leeds, primarily aiming to set a blueprint in its crusade against Pakistan's annexation of Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth province.UKPNP's exiled chairman and Jammu and Kashmir International People`s Alliance (JKIPA) secretary general Sardar Shaukat Ali Kashmiri was ...
For years, I have been vocal against the Aadhaar card. Now that even the Supreme Court has sanctioned the legality of cancelling PAN numbers if one doesn’t apply for the Aadhaar in time, I gave in to the diktat and went to an authorised agency. I was to learn that the violations begin even before one’s details are entered into the system. The centre I visited was on Mayor Shivashanmugam Street, ...
In a major setback to the Aam Admi Party, the BJP swept the municipal corporation polls in Delhi. The results showed that AAP had lost almost half of its vote share while the BJP increased theirs by almost 4% to 37% as compared to the 2015 assembly polls. BJP sweeps MCD Polls with 181 wards; AAP finishes a distant second with 48 wards, Congress gets 30 pic.twitter.com/5B6XM6ZKv5— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) ...
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would not increase value-added tax (VAT) if her Conservative Party was elected on June 8, but she did not extend the same promise to other major taxes. Heading into an early election that is likely to increase her parliamentary majority before Britain quits the European Union, May has been under pressure to look beyond Brexit ...
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid stress on the need for weeding out the VIP culture that was deep embedded in people's minds and called for giving importance to all Indians.In his monthly radio address "Mann Ki Baat", Modi said it was time for VIP (very important person) to be replaced with EPI (every person important)."There is sort of hatred for VIP culture in our country but ...
[USA], April 30 (ANI): Keep working for a healthy body and longer life as a study finds that unemployment is linked to a 50 percent higher risk of death in patients with heart failure than history of diabetes or stroke.The research was presented at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.The findings from more than 20,000 heart failure patients found that being unemployed ...
[USA], Apr 30 (ANI): Interferon is a crucial component of the human immune system's response to infection by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), but how important a role it plays in determining the severity of disease and explaining why newborns are so much more susceptible to HSV-1 infection than adults remains unclear.A comprehensive review of the contribution of type I interferon (IFN) to controlling ...
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 -- ...
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has declared the results of written examination for the recruitment of TGT, PGT and PRT posts.The written exams were held in the month of January, 2017.Candidates can get to know their cutoffs, interview venue and dates on the official website www.kvsangathan.nic.in As per the official notice released by KVS, the interviews for the post of PGT, TGT and PRT shall ...
West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) invites applications for the post of Office executives from eligible indian citizens. Name of the Post: Office Executive Vacancies: 247 1. General: 116 Posts 2. SC: 53 Posts 3. ST: 15 Posts 4. OBC-A: 24 Posts 5. OBC-B: 17 Posts 6. PWD: 09 Posts 7. Ex Serviceman: 13 Posts Important Dates: Starting Date of online application: ...


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