LIVE news updates: Government outlines step-by-step approach to end Kashmir, NE problems

As part of an approach to curb local militancy in the Kashmir Valley and prevent infiltration in the Northeastern states, the MHA has devised a step-by-step strategy aimed at tackling the problems

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14 Jul 2019, 4:53 PM

Government outlines step-by-step approach to end Kashmir, NE problems

As part of a hard-nosed approach to curb local militancy in the Kashmir Valley and prevent infiltration in the Northeastern states, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has devised a step-by-step strategy aimed at systematically tackling the problems.

The tough Kashmir policy which has seen new focus since Amit Shah took over as Union Home Minister visualizes a clinical attack on the support bases of militancy in the valley to bring about "irreversible change" by targeting, principally, the separatists and foreign networks.

14 Jul 2019, 4:42 PM

Railway engineers make Rafale model from scrap

Railway engineers have made a scaled-down model of a Rafale fighter jet from railway scrap material available in a workshop here in Uttar Pradesh.

The model not only resembles the actual jet but also emits sound somewhat similar to it.

14 Jul 2019, 4:40 PM

Incessant rains in state have led to flood like situation in Agartala

14 Jul 2019, 4:40 PM

Leopard rescued from well in Fakte village of Shirt by Shirur Range Rescue team

A leopard was rescued, today, by Shirur Range Rescue team and Wildlife SOS, from a well in Fakte village of Shirur Taluka, Pune. The leopard was later shifted to Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Centre in Junnar, for treatment

14 Jul 2019, 1:23 PM

Death toll rises to 50 due to flooding and landslide in Nepal due to incessant rainfall

Death toll rises to 50 due to flooding and landslide in the country, following incessant rainfall; 25 people injured, search for 33 missing underway

14 Jul 2019, 1:19 PM

Water from Brahmaputra river enters Nagaon area in Morigaon, Assam

14 Jul 2019, 1:19 PM

Heavy rainfall likely to occur at isolated places in Nainital, Champawat

Heavy rainfall likely to occur at isolated places in Nainital, Champawat, Udham Singh Nagar, Pithoragarh, Chamoli, Tehri, Dehradun and Haridwar districts today and tomorrow.

14 Jul 2019, 1:19 PM

Congress party has called for a Legislature Party meeting tomorrow

14 Jul 2019, 12:28 PM

Security forces have recovered bodies of two Naxals after exchange of fire in Gumiyapal, Dantewada

Chhattisgarh: Security forces have recovered bodies of two Naxals after exchange of fire between security forces and naxals in forest area of Gumiyapal in Dantewada; One Naxal apprehended, two weapons recovered.

14 Jul 2019, 12:07 PM

Trinamool Congress MP Shanta Chhetri has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha on 'Metro Rail accident and neglect by Centre of Metro Rail Kolkata.'

14 Jul 2019, 11:39 AM

European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC): Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 strikes 210 km west of Broome in Australia

14 Jul 2019, 11:14 AM

India-Pakistan bilateral meeting on Kartarpur Corridor underway at Wagah, Pakistan

14 Jul 2019, 11:11 AM

DK Shivakumar: Congress party is ready to settle their demands

DK Shivakumar, Congress: “I have confidence on all our MLAs. They have been elected from Congress party and they have been there for a long period. They have fought like tigers in their domain.”

“At the time of Confidence Motion, they're also well-equipped with law. Law is very clear. If they vote against Confidence Motion, they'll lose their membership. Congress party is ready to settle their demands. We're getting signals that they'll save our government.”

14 Jul 2019, 11:08 AM

Hussain Muhammad Ershad, former President of Bangladesh passes away today morning

Hussain Muhammad Ershad, former President of Bangladesh and chairperson of Jatiya Party (Ershad) declared dead at 7:45 am today. He was admitted in hospital for few days reports News18.

14 Jul 2019, 10:58 AM

22-year-old man was stabbed to death for resisting snatching bid in Defence Colony police station

A 22-year-old man was stabbed to death for resisting snatching bid in Defence Colony police station limits last night, Police have arrested two people, further investigation is underway.

14 Jul 2019, 10:38 AM

Train services on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line disrupted

Train services on the Delhi Metro's Magenta Line were disrupted due to a technical issue on Sunday morning, leading to a single line train movement between R K Puram and Kalkaji, the DMRC said.

According to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), train services are temporarily being run between two loops - Jankapuri West and R K Puram metro stations, and Botanical Garden and Kalkaji metro stations.

14 Jul 2019, 10:37 AM

Pakistan is fully committed & cooperating to operationalize Kartarpur Corridor, says Dr Mohammad Faisal, Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pakistan

Dr Mohammad Faisal, Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pakistan, at Wagah (Pakistan): Pakistan is fully committed & cooperating to operationalize Kartarpur Corridor. More than 70% of Gurdwara's construction work is completed. We hope to have productive discussion today.

14 Jul 2019, 10:34 AM

Countdown begins for Chandrayaan-2 lift-off

The 20-hour countdown for the July 15 early morning lift-off of India's heavy rocket nicknamed the 'Bahubali' carrying the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft began at 6.51 a.m. on Sunday, a top official of the Indian space agency said.

"The countdown started at 6.51 a.m.," said K. Sivan, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

The 640-tonne rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) standing at about 44 metre tall, is nicknamed the 'Bahubali', as like the hero in the successful film lifts a heavy Lingam, the rocket will carry the 3.8-tonne Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft.

14 Jul 2019, 10:32 AM

Incessant rainfall affects Darjeeling, Coochbehar and Jalpaiguri districts

West Bengal: Incessant rainfall affects Darjeeling, Coochbehar and Jalpaiguri districts. According to the irrigation and waterways department, rainfall received in past 24 hours in Jalpaiguri-154.60mm, Coochbehar- 197.40mm and Siliguri- 97mm.

14 Jul 2019, 10:30 AM

Lessons learnt, say former Army officials on Kargil anniversary

As the country commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war, former senior military officers said that lessons have been learnt from it and it is now impossible for Pakistan to repeat 1999.

In early May 1999, an intrusion by armed men, initially thought to be terrorists or 'mercenaries', was detected in the mountain peaks of Kargil sector in Jammu and Kashmir.

14 Jul 2019, 10:28 AM

Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar chairs Steering Committee Meeting of IFFI

Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar chairs Steering Committee Meeting of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), in Panaji. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant also present.

14 Jul 2019, 10:18 AM

Indian delegation is led by SCL Das, Joint Secretary (Internal Security) in Ministry of Home Affairs and Deepak Mittal

The Indian delegation is led by SCL Das, Joint Secretary (Internal Security) in Ministry of Home Affairs and Deepak Mittal, Joint Secretary (PAI--Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran) in Ministry of External Affairs.

14 Jul 2019, 10:11 AM

Fire breaks out at Anaj Mandi in Ambala, fire tenders present at the spot

14 Jul 2019, 10:05 AM

UP officials aim to list Azam Khan as 'land mafia'

Slapped with over two dozen cases, Samajwadi Party (SP) stalwart and MP, Azam Khan seems to be facing the most difficult time of his political career. Criminal cases have been registered against him in the recent past but his woes have not ended with that.

The district administration of Rampur, the native town of the SP leader, is now contemplating listing Azam Khan as land mafia on the state government's "Anti-Bhoo Mafia"(anti-land mafia) portal. The portal was established by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, to identify land mafia and register complaints of people relating to land grabbing, soon after assuming power in Uttar Pradesh in 2017.

14 Jul 2019, 9:46 AM

India-Pakistan bilateral meeting on Kartarpur Corridor at Wagah today

India-Pakistan bilateral meeting on Kartarpur Corridor at Wagah (Pakistan) to begin shortly. A delegation of 20 Pakistani official headed by Dr Mohammad Faisal, Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pakistan to take part in the meeting. Indian delegation arrives at the Attari border to meet their Pakistani counterparts.

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