Toll in Assam hooch tragedy reaches 80
GUWAHATI: The death toll in the Assam hooch tragedy has increased to 80, with the death of two more people, authorities said on Saturday.
Our fight is for Kashmir, not against Kashmiris: Modi
TONK (Rajasthan): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday denounced the attacks on Kashmiris in the wake of the Pulwama attack, saying such things should not happen in the country.
300 cars gutted in fire near Bengaluru air show

BENGALURU: A fire in the parking lot in front of the Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru, where the Aero India show is underway, gutted about 300 cars on Saturday, police said.

Centre to deploy 100 companies of paramilitary forces in J&K
NEW DELHI: In the wake of the Pulwama attack, the Centre has decided to deploy additional 100 companies of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) on an urgent basis in Jammu and Kashmir, the MHA has said.
Congress to build Ram temple if it wins elections: Harish Rawat
DEHRADUN: Congress General Secretary Harish Rawat on Friday said the party will launch sincere efforts to build a grand Ram Temple at Ayodhya if it comes to power after the Lok Sabha elections.
EC lodges police complaint over fake NRI voting news
CHANDIGARH: The Election Commission (EC) on Friday lodged a police complaint against unknown persons for spreading "fake news" about non-resident Indians (NRIs) being allowed to vote online in the coming Lok Sabha elections.
Mega job fair proves boon for unemployed youth: DC Jalandhar
JALANDHAR: Mega job fair organized by the state government under ‘Ghar-Ghar Rozgar Yojna’ today proved beneficial for 1519 unemployed youth who got jobs during the fair organized here at the DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology.
Imran orders Pakistan Army to 'respond to aggression by India'

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday told the Pakistan Army to respond "decisively and comprehensively" to any aggression or misadventure by India amid rising tensions between the two neighbours after a Kashmiri suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF personnel.

India decides to stop water to Pakistan: Gadkari
BAGHPAT: Continuing its tough stance in the wake of Pulwama terror attack, India on Thursday decided to stop its share of water from the three eastern rivers --the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej -- to Pakistan.
Omar slams Modi, Congress for silence over attacks on Kashmiri students
SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress for their silence over the alleged attacks on Kashmiri students.
Capt Amarinder Singh sabotaging Kartarpur Sahib Corridor by giving provocative statements against Pakistan.
CHANDIGARH: Sukhpal Singh Khaira MLA and President of Punjab Ekta Party(PEP) blamed Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for making ‘provocative and ridiculous’ statements on Pakistan and sabotaging the Kartarpur Sahib corridor plan.
Death penalty to culprit who raped 3-year-old girl
RANCHI: A court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a person who was found guilty of raping and killing a three-year-old girl in Jharkhand's Gumla district.
Punjab CM announces special legislation to regularise contactual employees

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced a special legislation to regularise contractual employees, along with a series of other initiatives to redress the long-pending grievances of the teachers and other state government employees.

Single emergency response number 112 to replace 100 in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Further strengthening the emergency redressal system for citizens of Punjab, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday launched DIAL 112 – a single number that will replace the Dial 100 police helpline in the next two months.

2 goods trains derail in Jharkhand
RANCHI: Nineteen rakes of two goods trains derailed near here on Tuesday, disrupting services, a railway official said.
Curfew temporarily relaxed in some parts of Jammu
JAMMU: The curfew in Jammu, which was imposed on February 15, was relaxed temporarily on Monday in some parts of the city, an official said.
Punjab MLAs to donate a month's sa;ary to state's Pulwama Victims families
CHANDIGARH: Members of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha, led by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Monday decided unanimously to donate a month's salary to the families of the four martyrs hailing from the state.
Govt. might lose revenue of over 60 crores due to delay in decision over vacant B.Ed seats
MOHALI: On the one hand due to the shortage of funds, State Govt.
After tough posturing, Sena and BJP to seal alliance
MUMBAI: Tottering on the brink for months, the Shiv Sena managed to bulldoze its way with the BJP, paving the way for a pre-poll alliance for the Lok Sabha and in all probability even the Assembly polls later in the year, party sources said on Monday.
Army recruitment office catches 35 candidates with fake documents
LUDHIANA: On the complaint of the Army Recruitment Office (ARO) Ludhiana, an FIR has been registered against 35 recruits, who got enrolled in the Indian Army in the month of September last year by using fraudulent methods.
Curfew continues in Jammu

JAMMU: A curfew in Jammu continued for a third consecutive day on Sunday with the authorities saying that it will remain in force until the law and order situation improves in the city.

Temperatures below freezing point in Himachal
SHIMLA: After three days of widespread rain and snow, people in Himachal Pradesh woke up to a bright and sunny Sunday morning, but temperatures remained below the freezing point, an official said here.
'Rapist' Kerala priest gets 60 years in jail
KANNUR(KERALA): A 51-year-old Kerala Catholic priest Robin Vadakkumchery on Saturday was sentenced to 60 years in jail in three different cases of rape and abuse of minor girls.
Rajnath holds meeting with RAW chief, NSA, other security officials
NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday held a meeting with RAW chief A.
57 hotels shut for violating fire safety norms
NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has cancelled the fire safety licences of 57 hotels for various violations after inspecting 80 such establishment in the city, said Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday.
Curfew to continue in Jammu
JAMMU: Curfew imposed here in Jammu and Kashmir was not relaxed on Saturday two days after 49 CRPF troopers were blown up in a suicide attack on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Pulwama by a Jaish-e-Mohammad man, although authorities claimed the situation was under control.
One-way traffic allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway
JAMMU: One-way traffic was allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Saturday and only stranded vehicles are moving from Jammu to Srinagar, a traffic official said.
Loss of human lives regrettable but war mongering no answer
CHANDIGARH: Commenting on Pulwama bloodbath, the Dal khalsa said the loss of human lives is always regrettable, whether it is of the security forces or that of a militant or even an ordinary person.
Capt Amarinder tells center to give befitting reply to Pak on Pulwama attack
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh called for a befitting response to the enemy and warned the Pakistan Army and ISI against indulging in any such games in Punjab, even as the Vidhan Sabha on Friday passed a unanimous resolution strongly condemning the barbaric attack by Jaish terrorists on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama.
World condemns Kashmir attack; US asks Pakistan to end support to terror groups
CHANDIGARH: The international community has strongly condemned the terror attack by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 45 CRPF personnel, with US President Donald Trump asking Pakistan to "end immediately" the support and safe haven provided to all terrorist groups operating on its soil.
India's High Commissioner to Pakistan called to Delhi
NEW DELHI: India has called its High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajya Bisaria to New Delhi "for consultations" in the wake of terrorist attack on CRPF convoy in Pulawama, sources said on Friday.
J&K attack worst mistake by terrorists, those responsible will pay: Modi
NEW DELHI: A day after 45 CRPF troopers were killed in a gruesome terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the terrorists have committed their "biggest mistake" and those responsible have to pay.
Khaira demands permanent political solution of Kashmir problem, condemns violence

CHANDIGARH: Sukhpal Singh Khaira, MLA and President of Punjab Ekta Party(PEP) today strongly condemned the barbaric attack on CRPF Jawans in Pulwama, Kashmir in which 44 Jawans were killed.

30 CRPF troopers killed in suicide attack in Kashmir
SRINAGAR: In the worst ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy erupted in 1989, a suicide bomber on Thursday rammed his SUV packed with explosives into a CRPF bus on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pulwama district, killing at least 30 troopers and injuring many others.
AAP calls SC verdict 'unfortunate'
NEW DELHI: Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said the decision of the Supreme Court over the issue of transfer and posting of Delhi government officers is "unfortunate".
SC delivers split verdict on Delhi government's powers
NEW DELHI: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a split verdict on the powers of the Delhi government, with the issue now being referred to a larger bench.
CAG: NDA's Rafale deal 2.86 per cent cheaper than UPA's
NEW DELHI: The much-awaited Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the controversial Rs 59,000 crore Rafale deal has found that the agreement signed by the NDA government in 2016 for 36 jets was 2.
IndiGo cancels 30 flights, adjusts operations to deal with weather disruptions
NEW DELHI: Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Tuesday said that it is "adjusting" some flight operations to deal with expected weather related disruptions in the coming days.
Amit Shah visited Goa to collect Rafale files from Parrikar's bedroom: Congress

PANAJI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national President Amit Shah's "real" mission during his Goa visit on Saturday was to take away files related to the Rafale deal from Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's bedroom, Goa Congress spokesperson Jitendra Deshprabhu alleged on Tuesday.

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