Verdict gives hope that such brutalities will not go unpunished: VK Singh

Verdict gives hope that such brutalities will not go unpunished: VK Singh

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Union Minister VK Singh hailed the court verdict in the Kathua rape-and-murder case on Monday and said it gave hope that such brutalities would not go punished. He also stressed on the need to educate boys on how to treat and respect women. “Guilty from #Kathua rape-murder case are convicted-it gives me...

Sidhu complains about Amarinder to Rahul, Sonia

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

As the niggles in various State units continue, the Punjab Congress seems to be heading for serious trouble with Navjot Singh Sidhu reaching out to the party top leadership complaining against Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. Sidhu, who has been at war with Amarinder Singh ever since he joined the grand...

Centre to rope in adviser for asset monetization

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

To give a fillip to the ongoing infrastructure sector, the Centre is likely to rope in an adviser for asset monetisation and offer attractive schemes to the private players, make the vehicle scrapping policy more attractive besides expediting the land acquisition process to create a network of expressways and highways...

Farmers’ welfare, drought top agenda for 1st meet of NITI Aayog

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Farmers’ welfare, drought, farm distress and transforming agriculture with special emphasis of Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee Act would be the main agenda of the first meeting of the NITI Aayog’s Governing Council, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The meeting will be held at Cultural Centre, Rashtrapati Bhawan, on June 15....

Success eludes massive search

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Luck eludes the massive search and rescue operation mounted by the IAF to locate the AN-32 aircraft, with 13 on board, that is missing since Monday last week. The plane went missing near the Mechuka advanced landing ground in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Jorhat. Aircraft, helicopters, satellites and unmanned...

100 hours on, toddler stuck in Punjab borewell

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PTI | Sangrur

A two-year-old boy remained stuck in a 150-foot-deep borewell in Punjab’s Sangrur district on Monday, amid mounting anger over the delay in retrieving him even after over 100 hours since he fell into it. One of the rescuers said the depth of the parallel borewell, dug up to rescue the...

Jawan martyred in Poonch

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PNS | Jammu

A soldier of the Indian Army attained martyrdom while another received injuries after mortar shell, fired by the Pakistan Army, reportedly exploded in the close vicinity of the post along the line of control in Shahpur area of Poonch on Monday. Both the injured were evacuated from the forward area but...

Modi accepts Macron invite to outreach session of G7 Summit

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PTI' | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee, said a senior official on Monday. The 45th summit of the G7 group of countries is going to take place from August 24...

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