New Delhi, Oct 16: Rajesh and Nupur Talwar released from Ghaziabad's Dasna Jail after Allahabad HC acquitted them in 2008 Aarushi-Hemraj murder case. Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar on Monday evening walked out of Dasna jail here after the Allahabad High Court order acquitting them of the murder of their 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj reached the CBI court. The two, carrying bags, were escorted by a posse of policemen as they emerged out of
Seoul, Oct 14: North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said on Saturday, citing a government source. The US navy said on Friday that a US aircraft carrier will lead the drill in the coming week, a fresh show of force against North Korea as tensions soar over the hermit state's weapons programme. The move will likely rile Pyongyang which has previously responded angrily to joint ex
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New Delhi, Oct 9: Breaking: There is a major development in the Godhra Verdict. Gujarat HC upholds conviction. 11 death sentences have been commuted to life term. This is a major development and more details are awaited. The Gujarat High Court has pronounce its verdict on a set of appeals challenging convictions and acquittals by a special SIT court in the 2002 Godhra train coach burning case. Coach S-6 of the Sabarmati Express, in which 59 people, mostly '
Mumbai, Oct 7: A government-appointed panel for revising India's Haj policy has recommended abolishing subsidy for the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mekkah and Medina in Saudi Arabia besides allowing women devotees aged over 45 to travel in a group of at least four without a male relative. The proposed Haj Policy 2018-22, submitted to Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi here on Saturday, has been drafted in light of a 2012 Supreme Court direction to gradually reduce
Guwahati, Oct 4: An Assam based artist has become a striking symbol of India's traditional religious harmony in challenging times, proving yet again that art and culture transcend man-made social divisions of religion or caste. Prominent art director Nuruddin Ahmed has been in the news recently for making the tallest idol of Durga in one of the pandals (marquees) in the state's principal city Guwahati. Ahmed has not only designed the 110-feet Durga idol with bamboo sticks in B
New Delhi, Oct 4: RBI keeps repo rate unchanged, lowers growth (GVA) forecast to 6.7% from 7.3% The government expected a helping hand from the RBI in the form of interest rate cut in the next monetary policy review on Wednesday to boost growth which fell to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent in the June quarter. Several experts and industry bodies too have made a strong case for lowering of the key interest rate in view of subdued inflation and the urgency to propel economic gro
New Delhi, Oct 4: According to the latest news on Honeypreet, Ram rahim's 'adopted daughter is being taken to Panchkula Court by police. Before coming ut of the police van, Honeypreet had ensured that her face is fully covered. As if she id not want anyone to see her face. Honeypreet, whose real name is Priyanka Taneja, who remained fugitive for 38 days after she was booked by the Haryana Police on charge of sedition, was arrested on Tuesday from the Zirakpur-Patiala highway,
New Delhi, Sep 29: According to the latest news, there was a rumor about a short circuit and there was a panic among the commuters. Heavy rains led to a big chaos. There is two exit lanes and the stampade ue to chaos became worse. In a sad incident in Mumbai's Elphinstone Railway station three have been dead in stampede. More tah 26 are reported to b injured, with some having fatal injuries. The incident took place at Elphinstone railway station's foot over b
Bengaluru, Sep 28: Australia beat India by 21 runs in the fourth One-day International here today. Brief scores: Australia 334/5 in 50 overs (Finch 94, Warner 124; Yadav 4/71). India 313/8 in 50 overs (Sharma 65, Jadhav 67; Richardson 3/58).
New Delhi, Sep 28: Breaking his silence on criticism by fellow party leader Yashwant Sinha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hit back calling him a job applicant at 80 years who has forgotten his record as finance minister and is commenting on persons rather than policies. He accused Sinha of acting in tandem with senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram, forgetting the harsh words the two had used for each other. At a book release function, Jaitley refr
Srinagar, Sep 27: Jawan of the Border Security Force (BSF) on a vacation, was shot dead by terrorists who barged into his residence in Jammu & Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Rameez Ahmad Parray, was killed on the spot after being fired upon by militants at his house in Bandipora’s Hajin. His family members, who were also injured in the attack, did not sustain fatal injuries. More details are awaited.
Srinagar, Sep 26 : Jammu and Kashmir's longest surviving militant commander, Qayoom Nazar, was killed on Tuesday by security forces when he was trying to sneak into India from Pakistan.Syed Imtiyaz Hussain, the Senior Superintendent of Police in Baramulla, confirmed to IANS Nazir's killing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector. Giving details about the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militant commander's death, Hussain said Nazar was baptized into militancy in 1999 when he
New Delhi, Oct 5: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed the Delhi government to stop immediately all protests and assembly of people at the Jantar Mantar area in the heart of the capital city. A bench, headed by Justice R.S. Rathore, also directed the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to remove all make-shift and temporary structures, loudspeakers and public address systems from the stretch of the road situated near Connaught Place. “The respondents Government of De
New Delhi, Oct 3: Prices of transportation fuels -- petrol and diesel -- are expected to come down on today in the wake of the government reducing the excise duty levied on both by Rs 2 per litre. As per the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas's calculations, the reduction in excise duty will decrease prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 2.50 and Rs 2.25 per litre respectively in New Delhi. "This measure would help reducing the prices of petrol and diesel and giving