Pakistan violates the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch district in Jammu & Kashmir at about 5:45 pm today.
MHA approves release of Rs 11,092 crores under State Disaster Risk Management Fund to all states. This is advance release of Govt of India share of first installment of SDRMF for 2020-21, to augment funds available with state governments: Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs.
Incidents of crime reported between 15th to 30th March 2020, when compared to the period between 15-30 March 2019 show that the number of such incidents have reduced, says Delhi Police.
Four Lashkar e Taiba militants and three of their associates were arrested on Friday in Handwara area of J&K's Kupwara district, police said.
Following specific information police carried out nocturnal raids at three places. "The operation led to the arrest of four LeT militants from whose possession three AK-47 rifles, eight AK magazines, 332 AK rounds, 12 hand grenades, three pistols and letter pads of LeT outfit were recovered.
"Interrogation of the arrested militants led to further raids jointly carried out by the SOG of J&K police and the army. Three associates of the arrested militants were nabbed during these raids," police said.
Delhi Police Crime branch has identified and issued notices to people to join investigation in connection with Northeast Delhi violence case of February 2020 in which more than 50 people were killed. Notices are being issued since March 31.
Suspended J-K police officer Davinder Singh, was arrested while ferrying 2 terrorists in vehicle on Srinagar-Jammu Highway, was sent to further custodial interrogation by a Delhi court till April 10.
Special Judge Munish Markan extended Singh's custody after the Delhi Police said that he was required to be further confronted with three other accused persons -- Javed Iqbal, Syed Naveed Mushtaq and Imran Shafi Mir -- arrested in the case to unearth their respective roles.
The court also extended the custody of Iqbal, Mushtaq and Mir till April 10 on a plea by the police.
The Delhi Police said that the accused were required to be interrogated further to identify the other persons involved.
The price of CNG used in automobiles and cooking gas piped to household kitchens was on Friday cut by 7 per cent in step with a reduction in input natural gas prices.
Indraprastha Gas Ltd, the retailer of CNG and piped natural gas in the national capital and adjoining areas, said CNG price in Delhi will be cut by Rs 3.20 to Rs 42 per kg.
In adjoining Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad, the reduction would be Rs 3.60 to Rs 47.75 per kg.
IGL, in a statement, also announced cut in its domestic piped natural gas prices by Rs 1.55 per standard cubic meters to Rs 28.55 per scm in Delhi.
Sensex losing over 2% over the trading session, was down well over 600 points while the Nifty settled below 8,100 as stocks continued to struggle to make a decisive trend reversal amid persistent selling pressure.
Six security men were injured on Friday in an unprovoked firing by the Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, police sources said.
The wife of an industrial worker has been arrested for allegedly murdering her husband at Khanda village in Uttar Pradesh, 30 km from Agra, police said.
Villagers told the police that the deceased -- Vikram, 26, was married to Rani, had returned to the village from Noida, five days ago.
The body was sent for post mortem on Thursday afternoon.
The arrested woman has confessed her crime, it was learnt.
Vikram's father Surendra Singh alleged that, Rani, with the help from her lover Pratap had killed his son.
The couple had a two year old son.
2 overground workers of Lashkar-e-Taiba arrested along with incriminating materials, during a joint operation by 22 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group (SOG), Sopore & (CRPF)Central Reserve Police Force. Case registered, investigation underway: SP Sopore, Jammu & Kashmir
Equity benchmark Sensex tumbled over 400 points in early trade on Friday led by losses in banking and auto stocks as investor sentiment continued to be weighed down by the uncertainty over the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact.