Bullet train: HC wants to hear experts for decision on killing mangroves

Bullet train: HC wants to hear experts for decision on killing mangroves

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday said it will have to hear environmental experts before deciding on a plea seeking hacking of mangroves to pave way for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. A division bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice NM Jamdar was hearing an application filed by the...

Site is Amarnath Yatra base area

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | Rakesh K Singh | New Delhi

Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad’s affiliate Al Umar Mujahideen on Wednesday carried out a major attack killing five CRPF personnel and injuring four other security men about a fortnight before the Amarnath Yatra in Anantnag district, also the base area for the pilgrimage to the cave shrine.  Counter-terrorism expert Dr Rituraj Mate...

UK High Court notes broad consistency in India’s evidence against Nirav Modi

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PTI | London

A UK High Court judge on Wednesday accepted a broad consistency of evidence put forward by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), arguing on behalf of the Indian Government, in the extradition case against fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi. Justice Ingrid Simler read out a detailed judgment at the Royal Courts of...

Nirav’s bail rejected for 4th time

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PTI | London

The UK High Court on Wednesday rejected Nirav Modi’s bail application, his fourth attempt as the diamond merchant fights his extradition from Britain to India in the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case. In her judgment handed down at the Royal Courts of Justice...

China appoints veteran diplomat Sun Weidong as new envoy to India

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PTI | Beijing

Veteran Chinese diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert on South Asia who worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure as Ambassador in Beijing, has been appointed as the country’s new envoy to India. Sun, who also served as the ambassador to Pakistan, is currently the Director General of the...

US ambassador to India to highlight bilateral strategic ties at Houston event

US ambassador to India to highlight bilateral strategic ties at Houston event

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PTI | Houston

US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster is set to highlight the strategic relationship between the two countries and the bilateral trade at an event organised by Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston on Saturday,  IACCGH said. Juster was invited to the 20th gala celebrations of the chamber to deliver a...

UP Bar Council 1st woman chief shot.

UP Bar Council 1st woman chief shot.

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The newly-elected first woman Bar Council chairperson of Uttar Pradesh, Darvesh Singh Yadav, was gunned down in Agra on Wednesday by a long-time acquaintance who tried to commit suicide and is battling for life with bullet injuries. On Wednesday, Darvesh attended a felicitation programme on the Civil Court premises in Agra...

‘100% Govt funding for schools on Waqf properties’

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

A  day after announcing scholarship for 5 crore minority students, Union Minister for Minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday announced that all waqf properties across India would be geo-tagged and digitised and that the Government will provide 100 per cent funding to develop educational institutions and hospitals on such...

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17 June 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Baripada med students hold ‘Black Day’

17 June 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Youth hacked to death in Ganjam

17 June 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘MCL to produce 300 MT coal by 2026’

17 June 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

It’s BJP vs Congress at MCH

17 June 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

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