India, SCO members unite to condemn terrorism in Bishkek Declaration

India, SCO members unite to condemn terrorism in Bishkek Declaration

Friday, 14 June 2019 | PTI | Bishkek

India and other members of the SCO Friday condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and called on the international community to promote cooperation in combatting the menace. According to the Bishkek Declaration of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's Heads of State Council, the member states stressed that acts of terrorism...

Vayu: W Railways cancels 88 trains

Friday, 14 June 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

The Western Railway on Thursday chose not to take any chances in view of the alert over the Cyclone Vayu , as it cancelled fully the operation of 88 mainline trains, while it short-terminated/ short-orginated 40 other mainline trains as a precautionary measure.  With Thursday’s cancellations and short-terminations, the total number...

4 GRP personnel booked for thrashing scribe in UP

Friday, 14 June 2019 | PTI | Muzaffarnagar

Four railway policemen, including a station house officer, were booked for allegedly beating up a journalist in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, an official said on Thursday. In a purported video of the incident, which went viral on social media late Tuesday night, the accused Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel, dressed in...

Nana gets clean chit in #MeToo case

Friday, 14 June 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

In a major relief to Nana Patekar, the Oshiwara police on Thursday filed a closure report in a local court at Andheri in north-west Mumbai, stating that they had no evidence to prosecute the senior actor in the alleged sexual harassment case filed against him by actress Tanushree Dutta. Confirming the...

Blame game on in TN BJP

Friday, 14 June 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI

nSwords are out in Tamil Nadu BJP following the failure of the party to win at least one Lok Sabha seat in the State in the recently held Lok Sabha elections. While a senior leader of the party has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking for an urgent overhaul...

ITBP launches op to retrieve bodies from Nanda Devi peak

Friday, 14 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Mountaineers of the ITBP on Thursday launched an over a week-long expedition from Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand to retrieve the mortal remains of at least eight climbers who were killed last month in an avalanche near an unscaled peak adjoining Nanda Devi East. “A team of 11 specially chosen personnel of the...

Cyclone Vayu skips Gujarat, heads for Oman

Friday, 14 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

In a major relief to lakhs of people of Gujarat, the cyclonic storm ‘Vayu’ did not make its scheduled land fall on Thursday as it changed its course and drifted towards Oman. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the storm has made a small deviation, skirted the Gujarat coast. “It...

Wrong answer keys of NEET (UG)-2019: Students’ petition to be heard today

Friday, 14 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to hear on Friday a plea of medical aspirants, who claimed that the answer key of five questions asked in NEET(UG)-2019 exam was wrong and the paper needs to be quashed. A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi agreed to hear the...

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17 June 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

It’s BJP vs Congress at MCH

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Sunday Edition

Don’t regulate us for the sake of it: Pichai

16 June 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

India tops tech visa applications for UK: Report

16 June 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

India’s flat May fuel demand points to sluggish economy

16 June 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Tanker attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia

16 June 2019 | AP | Sunday Pioneer