Modi, Rahul call on Gujarat to vote

Modi, Rahul call on Gujarat to vote

┬áPrime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President-designate Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appealed to the voters in Gujarat to exercise their franchise in the second phase of polling that has begun. “Today is Phase 2 of the Gujarat elections. I request all those voting today to vote in record numbers and enrich this festival of democracy,” […]

Writer-actor-filmmaker Neeraj Vora dead at 54

Writer-actor-filmmaker Neeraj Vora dead at 54

Bollywood’s multi-faceted talent Neeraj Vora, an actor, writer and director known for his humorous streak on and off screen, died here early on Thursday, months after being comatose, his family member said. Vora’s younger brother Uttank Vora told IANS that he died at 4 a.m. at a Andheri hospital. Vora was 54. “He will be […]

PM commissions INS Kalvari to boost India’s defence, security

PM commissions INS Kalvari to boost India’s defence, security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday here commissioned the country’s first indigenously-built Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari to the Indian Navy terming it a significant new era “to boost India’s defence and security”. Modi formally unveiled the commissioning plaque of the INS Kalvari atop the submarine and congratulated and shook hands with the various naval officers. […]

Second phase of Gujarat assembly polls begins

Second phase of Gujarat assembly polls begins

The second phase of state assembly polls began in Gujarat on Thursday. Voting has begun in 93 assembly constituencies across 14 districts in northern and central regions. There are 851 candidates in the fray. Special deployment of police has been made to ensure law and order. Elections are being held in Banaskantha, Patan, Sabarkantha, Mehsana, […]

Mutton soup exposes Telangana woman’s chilling crime

Mutton soup exposes Telangana woman’s chilling crime

In a sinister plot borrowed from a crime thriller, a woman murdered her husband and nearly swapped him with her paramour through plastic surgery but it was a bowl of mutton soup which spilled the beans. Police in Telangana revealed the shocking facts unearthed during the investigations of the chilling crime in Nagarkurnool town. M. […]

Police sent to arrest MP Minister returns empty-handed

Police sent to arrest MP Minister returns empty-handed

A Bhind Police team on Tuesday went to Madhya Pradesh Minister Lal Singh Arya’s Bhopal residence to execute non-bailable warrants in the murder case of Congress MLA Makhanlal Jatav but returned empty-handed since he was not at home. Bhind Superintendent of Police Prashant Khare told IANS that a sub-inspector and two policemen went to the […]

Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the third consecutive day on Wednesday due to multiple landslides in Ramban district, a traffic official said. “Snow clearance operation in Bannihal and landslide debris removal elsewhere has started. However, travellers are advised not to undertake any journey without contacting our control rooms in Jammu and Srinagar,” […]

Kashmir Valley freezes at sub-zero temperatures

Kashmir Valley freezes at sub-zero temperatures

Minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region remained below freezing point on Wednesday as the ski resort of Gulmarg recorded the coldest temperature at minus 9.8. The weather office has forecast rain in the plains and snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir till Thursday. Leh recorded a minimum temperature of […]

Kim asks for strengthening of N.Korea’s nuclear force

Kim asks for strengthening of N.Korea’s nuclear force

Kim Jong-un, the top leader of North Korea has asked for further strengthening of his country’s nuclear force, the state media said on Wednesday. According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Kim “expressed belief that the scientists of the national defence industry and workers of munitions would bolster up the nuclear force in quality […]

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