KARAIKAL: More than 700 kg of marine snails, whose capture is prohibited to preserve the marine ecosystem, was seized by marine wing police from fishermen of neighbouring Nagapattinam district.Read More »
NEW DELHI: A suspected Pakistani spy, who was staying in the national capital for the last one year to conduct recce of Army installations, has been arrested, the police said on Tuesday.
Forty-three-year-old Shujat Haider, hailing from Lahore, was apprehended from an East Delhi locality on September 14, they said.
RANCHI: His petition led to the unearthing of the Rs 2,500-crore laundering scam allegedly involving former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda. Two years later, things are not easy for Mr Durga Oraon, who finds his life shrouded by security and secrecy.Read More »
SRINAGAR: On a mission to restore peace to the Kashmir Valley, the high-level all-party delegation led by the Union Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram on Monday held discussions with various shades of opinion including the hardline separatist leader, Mr Syed Ali Shah Geelani who was met by some key members of the visiting team.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have issued travel advisories to its citizens warning them against a high risk of terror attack ahead of the Commonwealth Games next month.Read More »
SHIVPURI: Twenty three people were killed and 50 injured when a goods train hit the stationary Indore-Gwalior Intercity Express head-on in Madhya Pradesh after it overshot the signal amid heavy rains and poor visibility in the early hours on Monday.Read More »
LUCKNOW: In a surprise move, one of the three judges of the Allahabad High Court’s special Ayodhya bench on Monday issued a dissenting note on the order issued by his two co-judges and allowed postponement of the verdict on the long-pending Babri Masjid/Ramjanmabhoomi row.Read More »
MUMBAI: Making it clear that it could not further wait for Ajmal Kasab to file an appeal against the trial court’s order sentencing him to death for his role in the 26/11 terror attack, the Bombay High Court on Monday said it would proceed with confirmation of death sentence from October 11 or 18.Read More »
NEW DELHI: In incidents apparently intended to cause terror ahead of Commonwealth Games, two unidentified motorcycle-borne attackers on Sunday shot and injured two Taiwanese nationals outside the Jama Masjid here which was followed by a crude pressure cooker bomb blast in a car in the same area.Read More »
SRINAGAR: An all-party delegation will arrive here on Monday on a two-day mission to assess the ground situation in Kashmir even as People’s Democratic Party (PDP), which threatened to pull out of the talks, and the ruling National Conference, sparred each accusing the other of trying to scuttle the process.Read More »