Only stranded vehicles allowed on Kashmir highway

Srinagar, Only Kashmir-bound vehicles, which were stranded due to shooting stones and heavy traffic jam since Thursday, were on Friday allowed to move on the 270-km-long Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, connecting the valley with the rest of the country.Repair work was going on a war-footing afte

Nirbhaya's mother fought for ultimate justice for her daughter : LG

Puducherry, Lt.Governor Kiran Bedi on Friday said that Asha Devi, mother of Nirbhaya goes down in history as an unstoppable woman who fought for ultimate justice for her daughter. Reacting to the hanging of the four men, convicted for the 2012 gang rape and murder case at Tihar Jail in New Delhi

Bangladesh continues LPG supply to Tripura amid coronavirus restrictions

Agartala, In order to maintain uninterrupted supply of cooking gas, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has been importing at least 36 MT LPG daily from neghibouring Bangladesh by road while taking protection against coronavirus pandemic, officials said here today.According to reports, the IOC has

AYUSH, Health Ministries coordinating to counter COVID-19: Naik

New Delhi, The Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy Ministry (AYUSH) is coordinating with the Health and Family Welfare Department in the wake of outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.During the Question Hour, INC Member Nalamada Uttam Ku

Curfew-like restrictions remain imposed in Srinagar to combat Coronavirus

Srinagar, Curfew-like restrictions remained imposed for the second successive day on Friday to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the summer capital, Srinagar, which witnessed its first positive case on Wednesday.As many as 21 medical teams on Thursday held house-to-house inspections and c

Parliament to meet at 1400 hrs on Monday

New Delhi, Parliament will meet at 1400 hrs on Monday with airlines rescheduling their flights amid rising coronavirus cases.Rayja Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla made the announcements in their respective Houses on Friday.Mr Birla told the Lok Sabha that the discus

Justice delivered: Nirbhaya convicts executed

New Delhi,Four men convicted for the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case were executed early Friday morning at Tihar jail here.
Mukesh (31), Pawan Gupta (24), Vinay Sharma (25) and Akshay Kumar Singh (33) were hanged together at 0530 hrs, Delhi Prisons DG Sandeep Goel confirmed.Minutes

India needs to act tough against Pak-backed terror: Amarinder

Chandigarh,Even as he called for a tough stance by the Union Government against Pakistan-backed terrorism, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday said his government was committed to ensuring strict action against those responsible for Bargari and other sacrilege cases.“If t

Nirbhaya case: Day of reckoning dawns for convicts

New Delhi,Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana today rejected all the petitions of death row convicts Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh, who are to hang at 0530 hrs on Friday for the gang rape-murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student on December 16, 2012, in a movi

Elders urge for corporate reform to save banks from crisis

New Delhi,Elders on Thursday demanded reforms in corporate sectors to save banks from crisis in view of recent YES Bank catastrophe. Raising the issue during the Zero Hour in the Rajya Sabha, BJP lawmaker Vijay Goel said everyone is aware of the ongoing crisis of the YES Bank and the difficulties