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Jharkhand Mob lynching victim Tabrez Ansari’s wife demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident as she did not have faith in district police. She also said murder charge against the accused be restored

Tabrez Ansari 
Tabrez Ansari

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12 Sep 2019, 10:03 PM

Pak skips SCO military medicine conference

Pakistan on Thursday skipped the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) military medicine conference organised by India in New Delhi.

The conference is being attended by 27 international and 40 Indian delegates. At the conference, the inaugural session of which was addressed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, the seat allotted to Pakistan was vacant.

Asked if Pakistan was invited to the conference, a Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson said, "As far as I know, they were invited but they did not participate in today's meeting." This is the first military cooperation event hosted by India after becoming a full-time member of the SCO.

India and Pakistan became SCO members in June 2017. Besides the two countries, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are also members of the SCO.

12 Sep 2019, 9:08 PM

Truck driver fined ₹2 lakh for overloading in Delhi under new traffic rules

The Delhi police on Thursday issued a challan of ₹2 lakh to a truck driver for overloading near Mukarba Chowk in Delhi.

12 Sep 2019, 8:14 PM

BSP leader threatens woman of Unnao rape victim's fate

A woman who accused BSP leader Atul Rai released a video saying that he threatened her and said that she would meet the fate of the Unnao rape victim.

12 Sep 2019, 7:46 PM

Rajasthan govt creates additional posts for 'more backward classes'

The Rajasthan government has approved the creation of 1,025 additional posts to give five per cent reservation to "more backward classes" in the recruitment process.

12 Sep 2019, 7:30 PM

Country in the midst of protracted slowdown: Manmohan

The former Prime Minister said: “The dangerous thing about present situation is that the government is complacent enough not to realise that we are in the midst of protracted economic slowdown.”

12 Sep 2019, 7:24 PM

2 die of Congo fever in Rajasthan

Two patients, a male and a female, who were admitted in AIIMS-Jodhpur, died of Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) fever, Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma said on Thursday.

12 Sep 2019, 7:17 PM

SC deprecates UP minister's 'Supreme Court is ours' remark

The Supreme Court on Thursday deprecated the remarks of an Uttar Pradesh minister who said that temple will be constructed in Ayodhya since “Supreme Court is ours” . “This should not be happening in the country. We deprecate such statements,” the Court said.

12 Sep 2019, 6:55 PM

Jharkhand's mob lynching victim Tabrez Ansari's wife demands CBI inquiry

The wife of Jharkhand lynching case, Tabrez Ansari, has demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident saying she did not have faith in the investigation by the district police. She also sought restoration of murder charge against the accused.

12 Sep 2019, 6:50 PM

Chennai businesswoman Reeta Lankalingam found hanging

Reeta Lankalingam, who was Joint Managing Director of the Lanson Toyota car dealership, was found dead on Thursday at her residence here, no suicide note found.

12 Sep 2019, 6:45 PM

Eight killed in lightning strike in Jharkhand

Eight persons standing under a tree during a heavy rain were killed and two others injured in a lightning strike in Garhwa district on Thursday

12 Sep 2019, 6:43 PM

Tripura's legendary artist Kamal Prabha Devi passes away

She was a celebrated painter and singer in the royal family. Her unique handicrafts were quite popular among the royal families across undivided India.

12 Sep 2019, 6:23 PM

There are practically no restrictions on movement anywhere, landlines are functional in Kashmir, says Rohit Kansal

There are practically no restrictions on movement anywhere, landlines are functional. Regarding mobile communication there continues to be tremendous provocation from across the border, therefore, any decision must factor that provocation, says Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary, Rohit Kansal.

12 Sep 2019, 6:16 PM

Governor launched 1st ever support price based procurement system for apples in J&K

Today, Governor launched 1st ever support price based procurement system for apples in J&K, we've taken note of concerns raised by farmers regarding rates offered to them, as well as transportation issues, this scheme addresses all these concerns, says Jammu and Kashmir Secy Rohit Kansal.

12 Sep 2019, 5:55 PM

Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for the month of July 2019 stands at 131.1, 4.3% higher compared to the level in the month of July 2018

12 Sep 2019, 5:25 PM

UP to keep old Motor Vehicles Act fine rates 'for now'

Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Ashok Kataria announced on Thursday that the state government is sticking to old rates of fines under the Motor Vehicles Act "for now"

12 Sep 2019, 5:21 PM

Indian delegation to hold meeting with UNHRC commissioner Michelle Bachelet

A high level Indian delegation led by MEA Secretary Vijay Thakur Singh to hold meeting with Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, today, to brief her about the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir

12 Sep 2019, 5:11 PM

No update on MS Dhoni's retirement, the news is incorrect, says MSK Prasad, Chief Selector

12 Sep 2019, 5:10 PM

Team for South Africa tests announced

12 Sep 2019, 4:41 PM

Uttar Pradesh govt to reconsider penalties under amended Motor Vehicles Act, says state transport minister Swatantra Dev Singh

12 Sep 2019, 4:37 PM

3 Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists arrested in Kathua by Jammu and Kashmir Police

12 Sep 2019, 4:28 PM

Pakistan's attempt to polarise and politicise Kashmir issue at UNHRC has been rejected, says MEA

At United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), our delegation put forth our stand. We responded to Pakistan's lies & distorted statement. Global community is aware of Pakistan's role in aiding terrorist infrastructure in their country, says Raveesh Kumar, MEA

12 Sep 2019, 4:21 PM

There is no shortage of medicines in Jammu and Kashmir, says MEA Raveesh Kumar

There is no shortage of medicines in the state. 95% of healthcare professionals are on duty. Banking facilities operating normally. 92% of J&K has no restrictions, says MEA spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar

12 Sep 2019, 4:17 PM

We have urged Pakistan to show some flexibility, says Raveesh Kumar, MEA on Kartarpur Corridor

12 Sep 2019, 4:13 PM

Army officer who went missing during kayaking trip in Congo found dead

12 Sep 2019, 4:10 PM

We will keep trying that judgement of ICJ is fully implemented, Raveesh Kumar responds to Pakistan MFA earlier statement on no more consular access to Kulbhushan Jadav

12 Sep 2019, 4:00 PM

You won't be able to shut Bengal's mouth as you did in Assam, CM Mamata Banerjee said

West Bengal CM & TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee: You won't be able to shut Bengal's mouth as you did in Assam by using your police. Suddenly, you are teaching us religion as if we don't celebrate Eid, Durga Puja, Muharram & Chhath Puja, says Mamata Banerjee.

12 Sep 2019, 3:57 PM

"It's 76 yrs of independence, still we've to give proof of our identity. Why?", asks Mamata

12 Sep 2019, 3:54 PM

We will organise massive agitation across the country from 15-25 October, says Congress leader KC Venugopal

12 Sep 2019, 3:47 PM

Not getting a job ever since I broke Judge Loya's death story: Niranjan Takale

Ever since he broke the Judge Loya's death story in November 2017, Niranjan Takale, has not got a job. He said he was paying price for speaking truth.

12 Sep 2019, 2:56 PM

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JuH), today, passed a resolution stating that Kashmir is an "integral part" of India

Mahmood Madani of JuH said, “Kashmir hamara tha, hamara hai, hamara rahega.”

12 Sep 2019, 2:43 PM

Kartarpur Corridor: Pak to charge US$20 per person as service fees (not entrance fee)

Dr Mohammad Faisal, Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan says, Pakistan will charge US$20 per person as service fees (not entrance fees) for Kartarpur Corridor.

12 Sep 2019, 2:35 PM

Mini Coffee curing unit inaugurated at Koraput Koraput

To promote 'Koraput Coffee' in national and international market, a mini-coffee curing unit was inaugurated, officials said on Thursday.

12 Sep 2019, 1:54 PM

Ganpati idol being taken for immersion from Kote Anjaneya Temple in Shivamogga in Karnataka

12 Sep 2019, 1:27 PM

Pakistan has spent billions of rupees on JuD, admits its minister

12 Sep 2019, 1:24 PM

There would be no second consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, says Dr Mohammad Faisal, Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan

12 Sep 2019, 1:17 PM

Economic situation is very grim and losses are mounting, says Sonia Gandhi

12 Sep 2019, 1:08 PM

MC Mary Kom nominated for Padma Vibhushan and Shuttler PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan

MC Mary Kom nominated for Padma Vibhushan and Shuttler PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan. Wrestler Vinesh Phogat, Table Tennis player Manika Batra and cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur nominated for Padma Shri awards.

12 Sep 2019, 1:06 PM

India need a concrete plan to fix the economy, says Rahul Gandhi

What India needs isn’t propaganda, manipulated news cycles and foolish theories about millennials, but a concrete plan to fix the economy that we can all get behind, tweets Rahul Gandhi

12 Sep 2019, 1:03 PM

The habeas corpus petition moved by a friend of former IAS officer Shah Faesal has been dismissed as withdrawn

12 Sep 2019, 12:48 PM

Ganpati idol in Pune being taken for immersion

12 Sep 2019, 12:43 PM

police recovered a hand-made wood handle pistol from a garbage box in Coimbatore

On the basis of information from locals, police recovered a hand-made wood handle pistol from a garbage box at Variety Hall Road, today, further investigation underway.

12 Sep 2019, 12:37 PM

Why is the BJP Government so confused about the economy, asks Priyanka Gandhi

Before the election, it was said that Ola-Uber had increased employment. Now, it's being said that Ola-Uber services have slowed down the auto sector. Why is the BJP government so confused about issues related to economy, tweets Priyanka Gandhi

12 Sep 2019, 12:24 PM

We have passed a resolution today that Kashmir is an integral part of India, says Mahmood Madani, Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind

12 Sep 2019, 12:08 PM

PM Modi inaugurates newly constructed building of Jharkhand Assembly in Ranchi

12 Sep 2019, 11:57 AM

Three suspected militants arrested with six weapons in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua: Senior police official

12 Sep 2019, 11:34 AM

Muzaffarpur shelter home: SC directs 8 girls out of 44 to be handed over to their families on subject to all necessary clearances

12 Sep 2019, 11:30 AM

Sonia Gandhi with Congress leaders at party meeting underway at AICC HQ

Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh, Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, KC Venugopal and AK Antony at party meeting underway at All India Congress Committee Headquarters.

NH Photo by Vipin
NH Photo by Vipin
12 Sep 2019, 11:29 AM

Delhi HC seeks CBI's response on P Chidambaram's plea seeking bail in INX Media corruption case

12 Sep 2019, 11:12 AM

Ayodhya: SC takes note of lawyer receiving threat messages, says this shouldn't be happening

The Supreme Court on Thursday took note of the submission of a lawyer, representing Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, that he has been receiving threat messages for appearing in the matter.

12 Sep 2019, 10:31 AM

Rupee rises 36 paise to 71.30 against USD in early trade

The Indian rupee appreciated by 36 paise to 71.30 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday as gains in domestic equity market and fresh foreign fund inflows strengthened investor sentiments.

12 Sep 2019, 10:08 AM

Babita Phogat's resignation from Haryana police accepted

Wrestler and BJP leader Babita Phogat's resignation from her post in Haryana Police has been accepted by the state police. She resigned from the service on 13 August this year.

12 Sep 2019, 10:08 AM

DK Shivakumar brought to Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Delhi

Karnataka Congress leader, DK Shivakumar, brought to Enforcement Directorate (ED) office. He was arrested by ED on September 3 in connection with an alleged money laundering case.

12 Sep 2019, 9:46 AM

Yogi govt is constantly targeting journalists, Is BJP scared of problems of people?, asks Priyanka

“Journalists are not merely blind folded people meant for lauding. Their task is to make news items on the issues concerning people and demand answers from the govt,” tweeted Priyanka Gandhi

But UP govt is constantly targeting such journalists. Is the BJP scared of the issues and problems of the people?

12 Sep 2019, 9:24 AM

Indian, Chinese soldiers get into scuffle in Ladakh

Tensions between India and China flared up again on Wednesday, September 11 with a prolonged confrontation between the rival troops in eastern Ladakh, even as the Indian Army gets all set to hold a major war game to test its new integrated battle groups (IBGs) in Arunachal Pradesh in October.

12 Sep 2019, 9:18 AM

Karbala bridge in Sehore submerged due to overflowing Siwan river

Karbala bridge in Sehore submerged due to overflowing Siwan river, following continuous rainfall in the region.

12 Sep 2019, 9:06 AM

5 dead, 11 injured after two buses collide on Pune-Bangalore highway

Six people have died and 10 have sustained injuries after a collision between two buses near Satara on Pune-Bangalore National Highway, earlier on Thursday

12 Sep 2019, 8:29 AM

Supreme Court allows Trump to enforce its new asylum rules

The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the administration to enforce new asylum rules, which would cut down the number of asylum seekers, in a major political victory for President Donald Trump.

The decision allows the Trump administration to implement its policy while the litigation process in lower courts is on. Two of the justices of the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayer and Ruth Bader Ginsberg, dissented on the order.

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