Last rites of woman killed in Kabul attack held in Jodhpur

Last rites of woman killed in Kabul attack held in Jodhpur

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PTI | Jodhpur

Thirty-five-year-old social activist Shipra Sharma had called her mother to inform that she "safely arrived" in Kabul soon after landing in the strife-torn country on Monday. Minutes later, Sharma was killed in a terror attack when the building where she was staying collapsed after being hit by an RDX-laden truck on...

Son of dismissed BSF constable found dead

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PTI | Chandigarh

The 20-year-old son of dismissed BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav was found dead at his home in Haryana's Rewari district, police said on Friday. Rohit Yadav was found dead with bullet injuries on his temple at his home in Madhu Vihar locality on Thursday, they said. His father Tej Bahadur Yadav, who...

Train runs over 25 cows in UP's Hamirpur district

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PTI | Banda (UP)

A train ran over 25 cows near Ragaol railway station in neighbouring Hamirpur district on Friday, officials said. "The cows were found dead on the track. They were buried in a nearby field," Superintendent of Police (SP), rural, Hamirpur Hemraj Meena said. Police personnel have been deployed in the area after...

Special fee on IMFL, beer for ‘gaushalas’

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Facing the heat over stray cattle menace, the Uttar Pradesh Government has imposed a special fee on Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and beer for funding ‘gaushalas’ (cow shelters) for the stray cattle in the State. This decision was taken in the State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath...

Citizenship Bill: Rajnath rings up AASU, seeks to resolve issue via talks

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PTI | Guwahati

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has rang up the All Assam Students Union (AASU) spearheading the agitation over the Citizenship Amendment Bill expressing the Centre's desire to resolve the issue through discussions, a statement by the students' body said here on Friday. Talking to Singh, AASU and North East Students Organisation...

UP 3rd State to approve quota for the poor

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PTI | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Government on Friday approved 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions for the economically backward in the general category. The nod was given at a meeting here of the State cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, senior Cabinet Minister and UP Government spokesperson Shrikant...

Sabarimala action committee to hold mega rally in Kerala

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI

Sabarimala Action Committee, an umbrella organisation fighting the Supreme Court verdict that quashed the ban on the entry of women in the child bearing age group in the holy shrine of Lord Ayyappa is organising a mammoth rally on Sunday at  Thiruvananthapuram, the Capital city of Kerala. The rally and public...

Alliance with BSP, RLD final; seat-sharing no problem: Akhilesh

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PTI | Lucknow

The Samajwadi Party's (SP) alliance with the BSP and the RLD was "final" and there would be no issues as regards seat-sharing in the coming Lok Sabha polls, party chief Akhilesh Yadav said on Friday, while ruling out any understanding with the Congress. "Our alliance with the BSP, the RLD and...

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