US court sentences Pak-origin businessman for unlawful export to Pakistan military

US court sentences Pak-origin businessman for unlawful export to Pakistan military

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | Washington

A US district court has sentenced a Pakistani-origin businessman to three years of probation for procuring and unlawfully exporting material and equipment to Pakistan for its military. Imran Khan of North Haven in Connecticut was sentenced in Bridgeport to three years of probation, the first six monhs of which the 44-year-old...

Stern action needed to avenge Pak Army’s barbarism against Indian soldiers: Rawat

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | Jaipur

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Saturday, stern action is needed to avenge the barbarism by terrorists and Pakistan Army against Indian soldiers. The comment comes after a BSF jawan was shot and his throat slit recently, followed by the brutal killings of three policemen in Jammu & Kashmir. “We need...

Thousands take part in rally demanding 8th Schedule status for Khasi language

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | Shillong

Thousands of people took to the streets here on Saturday demanding the inclusion of the Khasi language in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution. The rally came a day after the Meghalaya cabinet approved a proposal to pass an official resolution in the on-going Assembly session to seek inclusion of the...

Rahul Gandhi a ‘bechara’, reads from a script: Yogi

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | Gorakhpur

Calling Rahul Gandhi a “bechara” (helpless), Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said the Congress president was not aware of facts and only reads the scripts given to him. Adityanath’s reaction comes after the Gandhi scion threw the “thief” barb at Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of...

BJP MLA booked for opposing Muharram procession in UP

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | Bareilly

Sitting BJP MLA from Bithari Chainpur here, Rajesh Mishra, his son and supporters were booked on Saturday for opposing a Muharram procession, police said. Five cases were registered at Cantonment and Bithari Chainpur police stations against Mishra and others for opposing a Muharram procession in village Khajuria, they said. The village lies...

Didi blames RSS, BJP for students’ death

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday blamed the RSS and the BJP for the death of two students during a protest against appointment of Urdu teachers in a school and accused them of trying to create communal disturbance. Banerjee, who is in Milan, Italy, on an official tour, also...

‘Microdots’ to help curb vehicle thefts

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has come out with a draft of ‘microdot system’ to curb incidents of motor vehicle thefts in the country. Under this, thousands of small dots laser etched will be sprayed with a vehicle identification number on all over the vehicle’s body including its engine....

As political blame game escalates, HAL feels tremor

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru

As the political war and blame game escalates over controversial Rafale fighter jet deal, the Defence PSU HAL headquartered in Bengaluru is worried over the impact of the deal on its existence. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited with over 29,000 employees spread across the country has very much cash strapped and now...

State Editions

Flood situation still grim in Malkangiri

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

BBSR India’s ‘sports capital’: FIH chief

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

New Bhadrak railway stn building opening today

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Neurosurgeons’ meet held at AMRI

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ravenshaw English-75 batch mates meet

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

M’bhanj all-party meet backs BG teachers

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Jagatpur flyover opens to public

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Plogging drive launched

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Innovations, start-ups, products on display at IIT on Industry Day

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Water supply to get hit in a few pockets

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

23 September 2018 | SR | Sunday Pioneer

Death of 5 sewer workers: Two more arrested

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer