Musa killing biggest catch, claim forces

Musa killing biggest catch, claim forces

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

One of the most wanted active terrorist commanders in Kashmir Valley, Zakir Musa, who was Burhan Wani’s successor and chief of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, was gunned down by the joint team of security forces in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district late on Thursday night. A senior police officer described his killing as the...

605 Delhi schools fail to tap rainwater, face closure

605 Delhi schools fail to tap rainwater, face closure

Friday, 17 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Directorate of Education (DoE) has directed 605 private schools in Delhi to deposit Rs 5 lakh as Environment Compensation Charges (ECC) or face de-recognition for failing to install rainwater harvesting systems on their premises. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) asked the DoE in February this year to direct such...

Monsoon to delay further, says IMD

Monsoon to delay further, says IMD

Thursday, 16 May 2019 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said the southwest monsoon will be “slightly delayed” and arrive in Kerala on June 6. The normal onset date is June 1. Expected to be sluggish in its progression this season, it will be third such instance since 2014 when monsoon is set to...

Belated & scanty monsoon to rain misery on farm

Belated & scanty monsoon to rain misery on farm

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

The monsoon is likely to arrive in Kerala on June 4, three days after its normal onset date, and deliver less rainfall than average under the shadow of El Nino. This could dampen the prospects of higher farm income and economic growth. Monsoon rain usually lashes Kerala around June 1 and...

Emaciated mother embraces death to raise offspring

Emaciated mother embraces death to raise offspring

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

An octopus may look like a monster and creepy creature to many of us, but its female species is known for obsessively guarding and tending her eggs — she can lay up to 4,00,000 eggs. In fact, octopus moms don’t leave the eggs unattended even to feed themselves. By the...

Don’t shed crocodile tears on Alwar: PM to Maya

Don’t shed crocodile tears on Alwar: PM to Maya

Monday, 13 May 2019 | Virendra Nath Bhatt | Lucknow

Modi asks agonised BSP chief to withdraw support to Raj Cong Govt; Maya retorts PM politicising Dalit’s rape Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati were locked in a bitter war of words on Sunday as the PM tried to push the BSP chief in the corner for...

Capital battle-ready for 3-cornered fight

Capital battle-ready for 3-cornered fight

Sunday, 12 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

As many as 164 candidates, including 18 women, are in the fray for the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi which goes to polls on Sunday. It is expected to be three-cornered fight involving the BJP, AAP and the Congress in all the seats. The Congress is looking to bounce back...

Atishi moves DCW, Gambhir vows to hang  self if charges proved

Atishi moves DCW, Gambhir vows to hang self if charges proved

Saturday, 11 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Cricketer sues Atishi, Kejriwal and Sisodia, ex-teammates VVS Laxman, Harbhajan ‘vouch for his character' A day after controversy involving distribution of “obscene and derogatory” pamphlets against her, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) East Delhi candidate Atishi on Friday approached chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Swati Maliwal and lodged a formal...

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Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer