BSF denies allegation of pushing Rohingyas into Bangladesh

BSF denies allegation of pushing Rohingyas into Bangladesh

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | Agartala

The BSF on Saturday rebuffed claims made by the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) that it was deliberately pushing Rohingyas into their territory. A Bangladesh-based newspaper had on Friday reported that the Border Security Force (BSF) was trying to force 31 Rohingyas into their country from the Kasba Upazilas Kajiatali border area...

NC says no to alliance in J&K, to fight polls alone

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | Jammu

Expressing confidence that it will come to power on its own in Jammu & Kashmir, the National Conference on Saturday ruled out any alliance in the upcoming Assembly polls. "Coalition culture does not suit a State like Jammu & Kashmir, which is confronted with numerous challenges with the people essentially craving...

2019 LS polls: Cong to hold Jan Jagaran to lay bare AAP fangs

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

With an aim to win all the seven seats of Delhi in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, the Delhi Congress has decided to hold 'Jan Jagran Abhiyan' (people awareness campaign) in each district to seek support for the party and to make people aware of the "false" promises made by...

8-year-old killed, sister injured after being hit by mini truck in Delhi

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

An eight year-old girl died while another 15 year-old girl is battling for her life in hospital after they were allegedly ploughed into a speeding truck in Delhi’s Govindpuri area. The incident occurred on Friday afternoon when both the sisters were returning to their grandmother's house from school. The deceased has...

Where is legal approval: Court

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Questioning the legal aspects in the case filed by the Delhi Police against Kanhaiya Kumar, a court on Saturday granted time to the police department to procure requisite sanctions in the case till February 6. Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat granted police   time after they told the court they will get the...

DJB holds seminar on safe disposal need

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In its efforts to create awareness regarding severe health implications as well as environmental challenges due to the disposal of wastewater into water bodies and dumping of septage anywhere, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) organised a public awareness seminar on mechanised and eco-friendly ways of sewage-septage disposal and Solid Waste...

Underworld-backed terror module busted, 3 arrested

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

With the arrest of three persons, including an Afghan National, a terror module funded by underworld was busted by Delhi Police on Saturday. The special cell of the Delhi Police has arrested three suspects for planning to kill some members of a socio-religious organisation in South India, with a motive...

For million problems in India, there are billion solutions: PM

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said films and society are reflection of each other and like cinema, India too is changing with times. The Prime Minister was speaking at the inauguration of the National Museum of Indian Cinema here. "The country is changing and finding its own solutions. If there are...

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