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Can’t judge comments of others: SRK on Salman’s rape remarks

Amid the controversy over Salman Khan’s “rape comments,” his colleague Shah Rukh Khan says he cannot judge statements made by others as he himself has made some inappropriate remarks in the past. When asked if Salman should apologise for his comments, the 50-year-old “Fan” actor said, “In the last few years, I have come to […]

UNICEF report shows results of integrated schools in Rajasthan

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JAIPUR,MOHAMMED IQBAL: The success of the newly-introduced transformative education programme, which has led to the establishment of an integrated school and an elementary one in each village panchayat of Rajasthan, was highlighted in the ‘State of the World’s Children’ report for 2016 released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) here earlier this week. The […]

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12 killed, 25 missing as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand

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Nainital: Twelve persons were killed and 25 others were missing as torrential rains and landslides hit Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts in the wee hours of Friday, burying villages in sludge with many residents trapped under the debris. While eight persons were killed in cloudburst in Pithoragarh district, four lives were claimed by heavy rains […]

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Ravi Shastri resigns from ICC post

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Former India captain and Team Director Ravi Shastri has resigned from his post as media representative in ICC’s prestigious Cricket Committee. Incidentally, the chairman of ICC Cricket Committee is current Team India coach Anil Kumble, who pipped Shastri to the job after getting nod from high profile Cricket Advisory Committee. “I have already submitted my […]

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Militants attack policemen in Kashmir, three injured

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Jammu(PTI): Militants on Friday attacked a police party in Budgam district of Kashmir, injuring three persons, including an assistant sub-inspector, and triggering a gun battle. The incident occurred in the main market in Chrar-e-Sharief area of Budgam at 3.15 p.m., a police officer said. Two locals and ASI Abdul Rashid were injured in the attack […]

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NaMo Brigade founder arrested in RTI activist murder case

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Bengaluru, Johnson T A : The founder of the NaMo Brigade in Karnataka, Naresh Shenoy (39), who is the prime accused in the March 21 murder of RTI activist Vinayak Baliga in Mangaluru, was arrested Sunday afternoon by the police, bringing to a close a three-month hunt. Shenoy, who was tracked by the police during […]

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Centre-Delhi power tussle, SC to hear AAP govt plea on Monday

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DELHI(PTI): The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on urgent basis Delhi government’s plea for full Statehood and extent of powers under Article 299AA of the Constitution on July 4. The Delhi government contends that the issues involved in the dispute were of federal nature, in which the Supreme Court had an exclusive jurisdiction under […]

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We are not hosting any Iftar party, says saffron brigade RSS

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NAGPUR: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Thursday said it is not hosting any Iftar party and media reports to this effect are “factually incorrect”. “We are not organising any such party,” RSS Prachar Pramukh Manmohan Vaidya told IANS. “The Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), which is organising Iftar, is an independent Muslim organisation working to […]

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Indigenously developed Tejas aircraft join Indian Air Force

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NEW DELHI: Two indigenously developed Tejas Light Combat Aircraft were on Friday formally inducted into the Indian Air Force at IAF’s Aircraft Systems & Test Establishment in Bengaluru on Friday as part of the first squadron. The Tejas aircraft gets a ceremonial water salute after it returned from its maiden seven-minute flight after induction. Photo: […]

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Priyanka Chopra floored by American comedian’s praise

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Mumbai, July 1 – Priyanka Chopra is floored after receiving words of appreciation from Brian Q. Quinn, a member of American comedy troupe The Tenderloins. The actress says she hopes she lives up to everyone’s expectations. In an exclusive interview to IANS, Quinn, on behalf of his comedy troupe, said that Priyanka is a worldwide […]

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