Indian, Thailand navies joint patrol concludes

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

A week-long coordinated patrol between the navies of India and Thailand conducted in Andaman culminated on Friday, the Army said in a statement. The two armies are also scheduled to hold joint military exercise in September under the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) grouping....

Five women gangraped at gunpoint in Jharkhand

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PTI | Ranchi

Five women working with a NGO were allegedly raped at gunpoint by a group of at least five men when they had gone to Chochang village in Jharkhand to create awareness on migration and human trafficking, the police said on Friday. Initial investigation has found that the people behind 'Pathalgarhi' (a...

Qatar Army's Chief of Staff visits National Defence Academy

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

The Chief of Staff of Qatar Armed Forces on Friday visited National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, and the headquarters of the Southern Army Command, Pune. A delegation led by Lieutenant General (Pilot) Ghanim Bin Shaheen Al-Ghanim, who arrived in India on June 19, also visited the Air Force Station, Lohegaon yesterday, where...

Assam Rifles seizes party drugs worth Rs 49L in Manipur

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PTI | Imphal

The Assam Rifles (AR) seized party drugs worth around Rs 49 lakh and detained a person in Manipur's Tengnoupal district today, AR sources said. Based on specific information regarding transport of contraband drugs using a jungle track in Khudengthabi village, the Assam Rifles troopers spotted a man moving suspiciously with...


Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PNS

EC registers Kamal Haasan's party New Delhi: Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), floated by actor Kamal Haasan, has been registered as a political party by the Election Commission and it would receive the registration documents early next week. The documents filed by Haasan have been processed and the registration granted, sources said...

Italy refuses to extradite middleman Carlo Gerosa

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

In a major setback to investigation agencies, Italy has refused to extradite Carlo Gerosa, an alleged middleman in AgustaWestland bribery scandal, saying it did not have any mutual legal assistance treaty with India. According to CBI, the agency had approached the External Affairs Ministry, citing provisions under which he could...

Screening panels: Mistry to steer Cong in MP, Selja in Raj

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday constituted screening committees for poll-bound States and appointed senior party leader Madhusudan Mistry as the chairperson of the panel on Madhya Pradesh and Rajya Sabha member Kumari Selja for the post in Rajasthan. Congress also appointed senior leader Mallikarjun Kharge as the party’s general secretary...

ED wants fugitive tag for liquor baron Mallya

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed an application under Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance for declaring Vijay Mallya a fugitive economic offender and seeking confiscation of his assets worth over Rs 12,500 crore. This is expected to happen under a new Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance that was passed in April this...

Interpol red corner notice against Nirav likely soon

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Interpol is expected to issue a red corner notice (RCN) against fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi as the international agency is satisfied with the documents provided by the CBI which is probing the Rs 13,500-crore PNB scam. The records the CBI provided to the Interpol included the non-bailable warrants issued by...

Cong calls for probe into dealings of bank

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Congress has demanded a probe into reports that notes worth Rs 745.58 crore were deposited in Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank, where BJP chief Amit Shah is a director, within five days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing demonetisation on November 8, 2016. The Congress accused Modi of having “choreographed” demonetisation...


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24 Jun 2018 | PNS

Book on Renewable Energy Technology Released Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, New and Renewable Energy, Shri RK Singh released a book titled “Renewable Energy Technology” co-authored by Shri IS Jha, CMD (POWERGRID), Shri Subir Sen, COO (CTU Planning &Smart Grid) POWERGRID, Shri Manish Kumar Tiwari, Asst GM (Smart Grid) POWERGRID and Prof DP Kothari in the august presence of CMD, POWERGRID, senior officials of Ministry of....

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U.P. ministers constructs road

24 Jun 2018 | PNS | Lucknow

Cabinet minister and Suheldeo Bhartiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar along with his supporters constructed a road in his village near Varanasi on Saturday. The minister, a compulsive dissident in the Yogi government, resorted to the extreme step maintaining that despite repeated requests, the Public Works Department (PWD) refused to construct the road...

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