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Dhaka-Guwahati trial bus service starts

Dhaka(thedailystar): For a trial run, a bus with 22 Bangladesh government officials led by Azharul Islam Khan, joint secretary of Road Transport and Highways Division, left Dhaka for Guwahati this afternoon. A bus with 22 government officials led by Azharul Islam Khan, joint secretary of Road Transport and Highways Division, left Dhaka for Guwahati. Photo: […]

Gujarat: Probe ordered as 2 cops dance with a woman, shower currency notes

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Vadodara(PTI): Two policemen in uniform in Gujarat were caught on camera dancing with a woman and showering currency notes on her at a wedding function in Vadodara, prompting police authorities to order a probe. Image: Mid-day.com The video of the two on-duty cops shaking a leg at the festivities which took place around 10 days […]

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No immediate revival of Indo-Pak cricket: IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla

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Amid speculation over the fate of the proposed India-Pakistan series, IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla on Friday said there are ‘no immediate chances’ of revival of cricketing ties between the two countries. PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan had recently met his Indian counterpart Jagmohan Dalmiya in Kolkata and then BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur in New Delhi to […]

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LIVE IPL 8: Qualifier 2 – CSK v/s RCB – Du Plessis, Hussey fire for Chennai

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CSK lock horns with RCB at Ranchi in a do-or-die match which will see the winner advancing to the final CSK clash with RCB at Ranchi in Qualifier 2 Over 7 CSK – 39 for 0 5 off it. Runs coming in ones and twos aplenty. CSK are on cruise-control mode. Wiese is the bowler. […]

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RBI working to make joint lending forum more transparent, says Deputy Governor

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Mumbai(PTI): The Reserve Bank is working to bring more transparency to the joint lending forum (JLF), which was set up to revitalise distressed assets, Deputy Governor SS Mundra said on Friday. “This system was put in place just a few months back and it takes some time for us to stabilise. Now, we are looking […]

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Government to decide on CVC, CIC appointments in meeting at PM Modi’s residence tomorrow

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New Delhi(WEB TEAM): The Modi government has decided to fill key posts in the Chief Vigilance Commission and the Information Commission, according to an NDTV report. Ministers and officials will meet on Thursday at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence to decide on the names shortlisted for various posts. 12 people have reportedly been chosen from […]

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Being Maoist not a crime, can’t detain a person for being one: Kerala HC

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Kochi (PTI): In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court on Friday said that being a Maoist is not a crime and police cannot detain a person merely because he is a Maoist. “Being a Maoist is of no crime, though the political ideology of Maoists would not synchronise with our constitutional polity. It is […]

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Geelani’s passport application will be considered after due formalities, we have no objection: Rajnath Singh

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New Delhi(PTI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that the government will consider hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s passport application after due formalities. According to PTI, Singh said, “Government will consider Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s passport application after due formalities; We have no objections”. A day ago, hours after the Union […]

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Heat wave leaves 43 dead in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

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Hyderabad(PTI): Heat wave in several parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has claimed 43 lives so far even as people continued to reel under shooting day temperatures, officials said today. “As per the information received till yesterday the toll in Telangana is 21,” Revenue Secretary B R Meena told PTI. Reports from Andhra Pradesh districts, […]

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Beef eaters can go to Pakistan: Uninon Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

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New Delhi(IANS): New Delhi: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday justified ban on cow slaughter and asked all those who want to eat beef to go to Pakistan. “It is not about loss or profit… it is an issue of faith and belief. It is a sensitive issue for the […]

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