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Centre to introduce universal ID for persons with disabilities

Centre to introduce universal ID for persons with disabilities

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Centre has decided to come out with a universal ID for persons with disability, which will be valid throughout the country, a move that will allow the differently-abled to easily avail the benefits of various schemes and reservation. Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar also said […]

National anthem should be sung in all private schools: Madras HC

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National anthem should be sung in all private schools: Madras HC

Chennai(PTI): The Madras High Court has made it clear that the national anthem should be sung in all private schools in Tamil Nadu during the morning assembly. A Bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice M.M. Sundresh gave the direction on a petition seeking that singing of national anthem should be made mandatory […]

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Delhi court discharges all 4 cases alleged LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda

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Delhi court discharges all 4 cases alleged LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda

Delhi(PTI): Alleged LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda and three others, who were accused of helping Pakistani and Bangladeshi terrorists sneak into India in 1997 to carry out terror strikes, were on Saturday discharged in the case by a Delhi court, which cited lack of evidence. A Delhi Court has ruled that there is no […]

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AMU minority status: VC hopeful of ‘positive action’ by PM Modi

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AMU minority status: VC hopeful of ‘positive action’ by PM Modi

Aligarh(PTI): Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor Lieutenant General (retired) Zameer Uddin Shah, who led a delegation to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi over questions being raised on varsity’s minority status, on Saturday expressed hope that the Prime Minister would take ‘positive action’ in the matter. Speaking to media persons after the meeting, Shah said […]

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Kill Kanhaiya poster: Delhi police register case against unknown persons while name and mobile number clearly visible

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Kill Kanhaiya poster: Delhi police register case against unknown persons while name and mobile number clearly visible

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police registered a case in connection with posters announcing a “reward” of Rs 11 lakh for anyone who “shoots down” JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar. One person was caught while he was sticking the posters on the behalf of outfit ‘Purvanchal Sena’ on the wall of Press Club while others accompanying him managed […]

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EPF row: Rahul Gandhi vows to fight till govt withdraws tax on EPF proposal

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EPF row: Rahul Gandhi vows to fight till govt withdraws tax on EPF proposal

NEW DELHI(PTI): Stepping up pressure on the Centre, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he will continue to fight till it rolls back the proposal for levying tax on EPF withdrawals. “This Prime Minister allows thieves to turn their black money into white under the recent budget’s ‘fair and lovely scheme’, but taxes the life-long savings […]

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Rein in those who spread hatred: Aamir Khan appeals to Narendra Modi

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Rein in those who spread hatred: Aamir Khan appeals to Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI(PTI): Days after his intolerance remarks, Bollywood star Aamir Khan said India is “very tolerant” but there are people who spread hatred and appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rein them in. The actor also believes that he still continues to be country’s brand ambassador even though the government may have discontinued his services, […]

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Salman Khan shoots with children for ‘Sultan’

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Salman Khan shoots with children for ‘Sultan’

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, who is currently prepping for his upcoming film “Sultan”, shared a photograph from the sets of the film. In the image, the actor is seen with over a dozen school children, who seemed more than happy posing with the “Wanted” star. The children are dressed in a blue and white school […]

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North Korea sanctions: Philippines to seize cargo ship

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North Korea sanctions: Philippines to seize cargo ship

Deputy presidential spokesman Manolo Quezon said the Philippines “has to do its part to enforce the sanctions”. The Jin Teng is one of 31 ships operated by North Korean firm Ocean Maritime Management, which is subject to an asset freeze and sanctions. It is currently docked in Subic Bay and is unloading palm kernels.   […]

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Republican Establishment Declares ‘War’ on Donald Trump

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Republican Establishment Declares ‘War’ on Donald Trump

WASHINGTON— The Conservative Political Action Conference in the United States is not a place to find supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but many Republican activists appear to find her preferable to Donald Trump, their own party’s front-running candidate. “Hillary, for all of her many, many, many flaws, is a mature adult with government […]

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