Saturday , 17 November 2018

National News

Price of Rafale aircraft a national secret, says Rahul sarcastically

IANS   NEW DELHI Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a dig at him, saying the price of the Rafale aircraft was a “national secret” as the government was not even willing to reveal it in the Supreme Court. “The PM knows. Anil Ambani knows. Hollande and Macron know. Every journalist ... Read More »

BJP attacks Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of demonetisation

NEW DELHI: Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of demonetisation, the BJP said Friday that a war is going on in Indian politics with the Narendra Modi-led government working to curb black money while the Congress president trying to save it. Please like & share: Read More »

550 women register online for Sabarimala prayers

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A total of 550 women from the hitherto banned age group of 10 to 50 years have registered online for prayers at the Sabarimala temple during the upcoming festival season beginning on November 16. Please like & share: Read More »

Govt stresses on improving IT skills of specially abled persons

NEW DELHI: Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar Friday emphasised the need to make Information and Computer Technology accessible to persons with disabilities so that they could participate in all activities of the society like others. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Make law enforcement agencies accountable for violations on crackers’

PTI   NEW DELHI As violations of Supreme Court imposed restrictions on use and sale of firecrackers were reported across states during Diwali, questions cropped up Thursday over implementing the ban in a short period but legal experts said law enforcement agencies must be made accountable for the breaches that can hurt the ambitious efforts to combat pollution. The experts ... Read More »

37 held for breaching time frame on bursting crackers

PTI   CHANDIGARH Thirty-seven people were arrested in Chandigarh as revellers in cities across Punjab and Haryana flouted the Supreme Court which had limited the bursting of crackers only between 8 pm and 10 pm, police said Thursday. In Ludhiana, one of the most polluted city in the country, 14 cases were registered for flouting the apex court’s time frame ... Read More »

Perjury case against ‘hostile witness’ in Kathua rape-murder

IANS   JAMMU THe Jammu and Kashmir crime branch that had presented a chargesheet in the Kathua rape-murder of a minor girl before the Pathankot sessions court said on Thursday it has initiated perjury proceedings against a “hostile witness.” The witness, Ajay Kumar alias ‘Ajju’ in his statement in the sessions court had retracted from the confessional statement he made ... Read More »

Hospitals report cases of burn, eye injuries this Diwali

PTI NEW DELHI Over 250 cases of burn injuries were reported by various  hospitals in the national capital this Diwali. The five government hospitals — Safdarjung, Ram Manohar Lohia (RML), Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB), Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) and Lok Nayak (LN), reported majority of the burn injuries and firecracker-related accidents. The Centre-run Safdarjung hospital, which has largest burns unit ... Read More »

PM celebrates Diwali with soldiers near India-China border

UTTARKASHI: Dressed in heavy mountain gear, Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with Army and ITBP personnel in the icy terrain near the India-China border, saying their devotion to duty in the remote icy heights is enabling the strength of the nation. Please like & share: Read More »