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SC to hear Italian marines case victims’ kin before closing

New Delhi: The Supreme Court made clear to the Centre on Friday that it would not pass any order on the plea seeking closure of cases against two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen, without hearing the victims’ families who should be given adequate compensation. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde allowed the Centre to …

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PM to inaugurate submarine cable connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands on Aug 10

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and dedicate to the nation via video conferencing the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and Port Blair on August 10, an official release said on Friday. The submarine cable will also connect Port Blair to Swaraj Dweep (Havelock), Little Andaman, Car Nicobar, Kamorta, Great Nicobar, Long Island, and Rangat. This …

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14 killed; Over 50 missing as monsoon rains pound Kerala

Idukki (Kerala): At least 14 people were killed and over 50 others feared trapped in debris after a landslide triggered by heavy rains flattened a row of dwelling units of tea estate workers at Pettimudi in this high-range district in Kerala early Friday, police and officials said. The incident is said to have occurred in the wee hours when a …

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PM to inaugurate Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday inaugurate the ‘Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra’, an interactive experience centre on the Swachh Bharat Mission. A tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra (RSK) was first announced by the Prime Minister on April 10 2017 on the occasion of the centenary celebrations of Gandhiji’s Champaran ‘satyagraha’. After taking a tour of …

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Sushant Singh Rajput case: CBI registers FIR, names Rhea

New Delhi: Rhea Chakraborty has been named as an accused in the First Information Report (FIR) filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. A day after the Centre asked the agency to probe the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the CBI on Thursday registered a case against six persons, including …

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Bihar seat sharing formula to be finalised soon: Rahul

IANS New Delhi Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has held a meeting with party workers of Bihar through video conferencing where he told them that the situation due to Covid-19 is pathetic and unemployment is rising in the country. He said that the Congress should prepare for the elections in the state with “positivity”. Rahul Gandhi in his speech said that …

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Thackeray reviews Maharashtra’s preparedness for heavy rains

PTI Mumbai Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday took stock of the state administration’s preparedness in the wake of the incessant heavy rains in Mumbai and other parts of the state, including Kolhapur where the Panchganga river was flowing close to the danger mark. A statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said Thackeray asked the authorities to …

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ED raids 17 places in Rs 177 cr J&K Bank loan fraud case

IANS New Delhi The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is conducting searches at 17 locations in Punjab, Delhi and Jammu & Kashmir including the premises of former J&K Finance Minister and senior NC leader Abdul Rahim Rather’s son Hilal Ahmed Rather in its probe into the Rs 177 crore J&K Bank loan fraud case. A top ED official said that the agency …

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Coronavirus spread contained in country, says Harsh Vardhan

IANS New Delhi India’s Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday asserted that the spread of coronavirus has been contained in the country, citing how half the total cases are from three states only and another 30 per cent from seven others. His remarks come as the country is inching towards the grim mark of two million cases. It has already …

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