J&K cop martyred, daughter injured as terrorist opens fire

J&K cop martyred, daughter injured as terrorist opens fire

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

In another targeted strike on Jammu & Kashmir policeman, an “unidentified” terrorist on Tuesday killed a selection grade constable while he was passing through a lane near his home along with his minor daughter in Malik Saab area of Soura in Srinagar. The seven-year-old child too received injuries in the attack...

Record 1.33 lakh flamingos flock to Navi Mumbai wetlands

Record 1.33 lakh flamingos flock to Navi Mumbai wetlands

Monday, 16 May 2022 | PNS | Mumbai

Flamingos descending in thousands on the wetland areas of Navi Mumbai is a common sight between November and May, but environmentalists and lovers of the pink-winged guests are thrilled as a record 1.33 lakh migratory birds have been sighted during 2021-22.  No wonder that ahead of the World Migratory Bird Day...

3 cops shot dead by black buck poachers in MP, 2 criminals killed

3 cops shot dead by black buck poachers in MP, 2 criminals killed

Sunday, 15 May 2022 | PNS | Bhopal

CM announces Rs 1 crore to kin of deceased cops Three police officials were shot dead by black buck poachers in Saga Barkheda village of Aron region in Guna district in Madhya Pradesh late on Friday night. One accused Naushad was killed in the same encounter, while another criminal Shahjad...

No light at end of tunnel for winged guests

No light at end of tunnel for winged guests

Saturday, 14 May 2022 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

Light pollution kills one million migratory birds every year Light pollution is creating havoc with life of migratory birds as at least one million of them are dying every year by running into lampposts and electric billboards on high rise buildings. The rise in artificial light globally by at least 2 per...

Continue survey of idols on Gyanvapi premises: Court

Continue survey of idols on Gyanvapi premises: Court

Friday, 13 May 2022 | PNS | Varanasi

A Varanasi court on Thursday ordered to continue the survey of Gyanvapi premises and rejected the petition seeking removal of the advocate commissioner. The court directed the advocate commissioner to furnish the survey report by May 17 and appointed two commissioners to accompany him during the survey. Delivering the judgment on...

J’khand Mining Secy arrested under PMLA

J’khand Mining Secy arrested under PMLA

Thursday, 12 May 2022 | PNS | New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested Jharkhand Mining Secretary Pooja Singhal in a money laundering case linked to alleged embezzlement of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) funds and other suspicious financial transactions. Singhal, a 2000-batch IAS officer, was taken into custody under the Prevention of Money Laundering...

Modi to visit Lumbini on Buddha Purnima

Modi to visit Lumbini on Buddha Purnima

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 | PNS | New Delhi

In an effort to give a boost to historical ties between the two countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Nepal on May 16 on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.  It will be his first visit to Nepal after becoming Prime Minister for the second time in 2019.  Nepal...

4th Covid wave unlikely in India: IIT prof Agarwal

4th Covid wave unlikely in India: IIT prof Agarwal

Tuesday, 10 May 2022 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

An IIT-Kanpur professor, who has developed the SUTRA mathematical model to accurately predict the trajectory of the Covid pandemic, on Monday said that there may be no fourth wave in the country.  Prof Maninder Agarwal has based his assessment on the fact that over 90 per cent of India’s population...

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