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PM Narendra Modi appeals to schools across India to observe 2 mins of silence tomorrow as a mark of solidarity in the wake of the dastardly attack in Peshawar

New Delhi/ Peshawar(IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India is standing firmly with Pakistan in its fight against terror as the country witnessed a deadly attack by militants at a school in Peshawar which killed at least 141 people. PM Narendra Modi appeals to schools across India to observe 2 mins of silence […]

Film director gets pre-arrest bail in case of assaulting Rakhi Sawant’s friend

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MUMBAI: A special court on Tuesday granted pre-arrest bail till December 18 to a Bollywood film director after an FIR was registered against him for allegedly assaulting a female friend of actress Rakhi Sawant. Film director Sachendra Sharma filed for a pre-arrest bail in the special women’s court, public prosecutor Nilima Kasture told PTI. “The […]

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Live Score of Peshawar school attack,death tolls 135 including 120 Children

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Peshawar (BBC): Pakistani officials say the attack is now over, with all of the attackers killed, although security forces are still checking for bombs. Scores of survivors are being treated in hospitals as frantic parents search for news of their children. The attack is the deadliest ever by the Taliban in Pakistan. There has been chaos outside […]

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Terror has no religion’: Russian MP urges media ban on phrase ‘Islamic terrorist

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Moscow(RT): A Russian lawmaker proposes a ban on expressions such as ‘Islamic terrorist’ and ‘Islamist militant’ in the mass media, claiming they give people the wrong impression about Islam and put ordinary believers at risk. Shamsail Saraliyev (United Russia) stepped up with this initiative at this week’s session of the State Duma Committee for Information […]

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CS Santosh to be first Indian biker to take part in Dakar Rally

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Top biker CS Santosh of Bengaluru is set to create history in the New Year when he takes part in the gruelling 9000-km Dakar Rally which is to be held in South America, its new home since political unrest led to its shift from the African continent in 2009. Santosh, winner of the Maruti Suzuki […]

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Delhi HC allows Xiaomi to sell Qualcomm based handsets till January 8

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday permitted Chinese mobile phone maker Xiaomi to sell and import Qualcomm chipset based handsets till January 8, as a temporary measure. Lei Jun, chairman and CEO of China’s Xiaomi Inc. In an interim order, the High Court had on December 8 restrained Xiaomi as well as online […]

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No dearth of officers in next 10 years: Indian Army official

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New Delhi(PTI): In a bid to overcome the shortage of officers in Army, a plan has been chalked out for recruitment drive and seats in the Academy were also being increased, a senior Army official said in Mathura on Tuesday. “The seats in the Academy are being increased and a plan has been made for […]

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CBI records P Chidambaram’s statement in Aircel-Maxis case

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Chennai(PTI): CBI has recorded the statement of former Finance Minister P Chidamabaram in connection with the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance given to Rs 3500-crore Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006. CBI sources said Chidambaram was recently asked to give a statement in connection with the case on the charge that the Finance Minister was competent […]

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Two accused seek transfer of case; court seeks CBI response

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New Delhi(PTI): A Delhi court on Tuesday sought CBI’s response on a plea of two of the accused, who along with Congress leader Sajjan Kumar are facing trial in a 30-year-old anti-Sikh riots case, seeking transfer of the case. Accused Brahmanand Gupta and Peru moved an application before district judge Talwant Singh, who recently took […]

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Parliamentary panel pulls up government for not utilising Nirbhaya Fund

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New Delhi(PTI): Criticising the government for not utilising the Nirbhaya Fund, a parliamentary panel on Tuesday asked it to restructure the women’s safety scheme, saying the title was a “misnomer” as it does not include the girl child. The Expenditure Department have been in the “habit of parking of funds over the years” pending formulation […]

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