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14 killed in Syria car bomb blast

” The activists’ account, however, could not be independently verified.” Damascus, March 31():  At least 14 people were killed on Tuesday when a booby-trapped car went off in the Syria’s southern province of Daraa, a monitoring group reported. Two children were among those killed in the blast, which occurred in the town of al-Jizeh in […]

No one convicted for rhino poaching in Assam in five years

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” Nine rhinos have been poached in Assam since January this year, of which eight were killed in Kaziranga alone.” Guwahati, March 31(IANS):  Although hundreds of rhinos have been poached in various areas of Assam, including the high-security Kaziranga National Park, no one has been convicted so far for poaching in the last five years. […]

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Himachal suffers Rs.48 crore damage to crops

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” I believe that Himachal Pradesh needs a special attention as far as relief is concerned and I assure that the matter will be strongly and well placed before the union government, he said.” Shimla, March 31(IANS):  The damage to agricultural and horticulture crops due to unprecedented rains and snowfall in Himachal Pradesh in the […]

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AAP crisis: Dissident leaders Bhushan and Yadav may form a new political party

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DELHI(PTI): Dissident AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday maintained suspense over their future plans but did not rule out forming a political party after taking views of volunteers and well-wishers supporting them. Wrathful over the way Kejriwal was running the party, Bhushan said he and Yadav will have detailed discussions with their […]

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NDA government to build memorial for former PM Narasimha Rao

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New Delhi(PTI): Former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao, who was disowned by Congress and denied a memorial in Delhi by its government, will finally get his due respect in the form of a “samadhi’ in New Delhi, 10 years after his death. Eminent journalist Kuldip Nayar has claimed in his book that the former […]

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Controversial Gujarat Anti-Terror Bill passed by majority vote in Assembly despite opposition

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New Delhi(PTI): Gujarat Assembly passed the controversial Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill by a majority vote which allows police to intercept and record telephonic conversations and submit them in court as evidence. The Bill, which was earlier returned by the President thrice to the state government for reconsideration, was passed by a […]

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Germanwings co-pilot feared losing licence, investigators believe

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” The German federal prosecutor said on Monday that Lubitz had received psychotherapy years before getting his flying licence for having suicidal tendencies.” Berlin, March 31(IANS):  German investigators of the Germanwings plane crash last week in the French Alps with 150 people on board, are developing a hypothesis that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz crashed the plane […]

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I’m not looking for a girlfriend: Justin Bieber

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” Of course, (my mother and I) lost our relationship for a while. She couldn’t really tell me anything. She would try, but I wasn’t listening to anybody and that sort of sucked. But our relationship is getting better now; we’re getting it back.” Los Angeles, March 31(IANS): Justin Bieber’s on-off relationship with pop star […]

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UN welcomes Myanmar’s historic ceasefire agreement

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” The finalisation of the draft NCA was made on the seventh day of the seventh round of peace talks between the government and ethnic armed groups after the remaining four points got resolved.” Yangon, March 31(IANS):   The UN on Tuesday welcomed the historic signing of a draft nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) in Myanmar […]

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Australian keeper Haddin apologises for radio comments

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” I’ll paint a picture for you now. I’ve got James Faulkner who’s got his clothes off but don’t tell everyone. And I’ve got the Marsh boys, and you know I can’t even talk about the Marsh boys because you know what trouble they have.” Melbourne, March 31(IANS):   Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said it […]

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