India

Pak to open Kartarpur Corridor irrespective of India ties
LAHORE: Pakistan's doors were open to Indian Sikh pilgrims visiting Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, irrespective of Islamabad's ties with New Delhi, said Firdous Ashiq Awan, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting.
Lost a valued friend, says Modi after Jaitley's demise
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed his condolences over the demise of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, saying that he has lost a valued friend and that the BJP and Jaitley shared an unbreakable bond.
Country has lost an outstanding parliamentarian: Manmohan
NEW DELHI: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday condoled the death of former Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley saying that he was a great orator and an outstanding parliamentarian.
J&K integration complete with axing of Article 370: Shah
HYDERABAD: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said Jammu and Kashmir's integration with India was completed with the scrapping of Article 370.
Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley passes away
NEW DELHI: Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitely passed away at AIIMS on Saturday after prolonged illness.
Stalkers run bike over girl's head, UP police refuse FIR
SULTANPUR (Uttar Pradesh): A group of stalkers accosted a 16-year-old girl returning from her school in Sultanpur and then drove a motorbike over her head and smashed her skull when she raised an alarm.
Neelum Sharma DD News anchor is no more

NEW DELHI: Neelum Sharma,a founding anchor who had been serving Door Darshan News over 20 years breathed her last on Saturday, According to the reports.

Kashmir: Will BBC Once Again Lift The Veil Of Secrecy?
It is just as well that the BBC has decided to expand its shortwave radio service in Kashmir to beat the communications blackout.
Efforts on for holistic development of tourism potential: CM
SHIMLA: The State Government is working for holistic development of tourism potential in the State by giving special thrust on eco, culture and religious and adventure tourism.
Rajasthan court annuls child marriage
JODHPUR: A Rajasthan court has annulled the wedding of an 18-year-old girl who was married when she was just 10-month-old.
K'taka businessman shoots parents, wife, son, self
BENGALURU: In a horrifying incident, a 36-year-old Mysuru businessman allegedly shot dead his parents, wife and son before killing self near Bandipur in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar district, police said on Friday.
Rahul condemns arrest of J&K Congress chief
JAMMU: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday condemned the arrest of the party's Jammu and Kashmir unit chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir and another party leader saying the government has delivered another body blow to democracy.
Haryanvi model raped by photographer in UP
GURUGRAM: A Haryanvi model was repeatedly raped by a photographer on the pretext of marriage in western Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, an official said on Friday.
'No First Use' nuclear policy depends on future: Rajnath
NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh declared on Friday that India's commitment so far to a 'No First Use' in nuclear policy will depend on circumstances in the future.
Situation in J&K to improve in few days: Centre
NEW DELHI: The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir will improve over the next few days.
Lower court order in Pehlu Khan case surprising: Priyanka
NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday described the lower court order in Pehlu Khan mob lynching case as "surprising" saying there should be no place for an inhuman act in our country and the Rajasthan government's decision to bring a law on mob lynching is a welcome decision.
Tributes paid to Vajpayee on his first death anniversary

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and numerous other Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Friday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary.

SHO held in Faridabad DCP suicide case
FARIDABAD: The Faridabad police have detained Abdul Shaheed, SHO of the Bhupani area, after his name surfaced in the suicide note of Vikram Kapoor, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), who allegedly shot himself dead at his official residence, here on Wednesday.
Owaisi urges Rajasthan to appeal Pehlu Khan case order
HYDERABAD: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi here on Wednesday urged the Rajasthan government to file an appeal against the acquittal of all six accused in the killing of Pehlu Khan.
Imran warns India against 'misadventure' in Pak soil
MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday warned India against any "misadventure" in Pakistan, saying "miscalculation" on the part of New Delhi would elicit a "tit-for-tat" response from Islamabad, amid heightening tensions between the two neighbours following India's move to revoke Article 370 granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Life is dead in Kashmir after Article 370 revoked
SRINAGAR: It is a sombre day on the picturesque Dal Lake in Srinagar.
Red alert in Karnataka as more heavy rains predicted
BENGALURU: There seems to be no let-up to the monsoon mayhem in Karnataka, with the weather office sounding red alert as more heavy rains are forecast in he coastal, central and southern regions of the state in the coming week, an official said on Sunday.
How Sonia was approached as non-Gandhi names failed to get votes
NEW DELHI: When the names of Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge, Mukul Wasnik and Jyotiraditya Scindia were proposed at the sub-group discussions, very few hands came up in agreement.
'No Indian High Commission staff has left Islamabad'
NEW DELHI: Amid Pakistani media reports that 13 Indian diplomatic staff members have left Islamabad in the wake of escalating tensions over Kashmir, government sources on Saturday emphatically denied any such movement.
UN associated NGO calls for action following string of discrimination against Sikhs
LONDON: Following two reported incidents of discrimination against Sikhs today, UNITED SIKHS call upon federal and local government leaders to implement public education programs that would promote awareness of the Sikh community's values, beliefs and many contributions to the country and world.
Mamta takes dig at Khattar, says comments on Kashmiri women are hurtful for entire nation
KOLKATA: Apparently targeting Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's comment about Kashmiri girls, his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on Saturday dubbed it "insensitive" and "hurtful" for the entire nation.
Kerala floods toll 55, over 1.5 lakh shifted to relief camps
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala floods death toll has reached 55 and over 1.
2nd CWC meeting begins sans Rahul Gandhi
NEW DELHI: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday met for the second time to decide on a new party President, following the resignation of Rahul Gandhi after the Lok Sabha election drubbing.
International wrestler arrested for attempted murder, robbery
NEW DELHI: An international gold medallist in wrestling and three other wrestlers have been arrested for robbing a businessman on gunpoint in outer Delhi's Samaypur Badli area, the police said on Saturday.
Thar link Express returns from Pak with 165 passengers
JAIPUR: The Thar Link Express, which carried 165 passengers from India to Pakistan at 1 p.
BJP Govt signs peace pact with Tripura terror outfit
NEW DELHI: In a major development, a tripartite Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) was signed in New Delhi on Saturday between the Central and Tripura governments and National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) facilitating to surrender of 88 terrorists of the banned outfit, an official release said.
NSCA flays SC for demolition of Shri Guru Ravidas Marg, Village Tughalaqabad
CHANDIGARH: Historic temple of Shri Guru Ravidas situated at Shri Guru Ravidas Marg, Village Tughalaqabad in New Delhi was demolished yesterday under the orders of The Supreme Court of India by the Delhi Development Authority amidst intense protests and agitation against the order.
Delhi Police books ex-BJP MLA for raping daughter-in-law
NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police have booked former BJP MLA Manoj Shokeen for allegedly raping and threatening his daughter-in-law at gun point on the intervening night of December 31, 2018 and January 1 this year, the police said on Saturday.
Delhi man arrested for giving triple talaq
NEW DELHI: A man has been arrested here for giving triple talaq to his wife, the police said on Saturday.
Kashmiri lawyer moves SC against Presidential Order on J&K
NEW DELHI: A Kashmiri lawyer has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Presidential order that revoked Article 370, which granted a special status to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).
Ahead of Eid, PETA demands Mumbai slaughterhouse inspection
MUMBAI: The India chapter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has written to the Maharashtra government demanding immediate inspection of Mumbai's Deonar slaughterhouse after the NGO documented shocking cruelty and rampant violation of animal protection laws there.
Khattar's remarks on Kashmiri women despicable: Rahul
NEW DELHI: Outgoing Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday described Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's remarks on Kashmiri women as "despicable", saying that it reflected what years of RSS training does to the mind of an insecure man.
Haryana CM, BJP leaders make obnoxious remarks against Kashmiri women, Akal Takht Jathedar warns them
CHANDIGARH: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar has courted controversy by making atrocious comments on the Kashmiri girls that is below the dignity of a man occupying high post of Chief Minister of a state.
CWC urges Rahul to reconsider his decision to quit as party chief
NEW DELHI: The Congress Working Committee that met on Saturday to decide the successor of Rahul Gandhi again urged him to reconsider his decision and said it was yet to take a final call on his resignation.
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