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3 NIA officers transferred for demanding bribe in Hafiz Saeed-linked case

3 NIA officers transferred for demanding bribe in Hafiz Saeed-linked case

New Delhi: Three officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) have been transferred for allegedly demanding bribe to exclude a Delhi-based businessman linked to terror funding case involving Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, said NIA on Tuesday. This comes after the agency had received a complaint of misconduct against […]

Adopt caution in admitting other party cadre: Amit Shah

Adopt caution in admitting other party cadre: Amit Shah

New Delhi: In a bid to quell any discontent overtaking members from other parties ahead of the crucial assembly elections in four states, BJP president Amit Shah has asked the state in-charges to be cautious over the admission process. Sources said this follows unease among the party workers over unbridled […]

Middle schools in Kashmir will open from tomorrow : Top J&K official

Middle schools in Kashmir will open from tomorrow : Top J&K official

Srinagar: Continuing its cautious approach, the Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to open middle schools in the Kashmir valley from Wednesday after primary schools were made functional on Monday. The decision came a day after primary schools were opened across all districts of Kashmir, which saw a tepid response […]

Manmohan warns of unpleasant trends of growing intolerance, violence

Manmohan warns of unpleasant trends of growing intolerance, violence

New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said “unpleasant trends” of growing intolerance, communal polarisation, and incidents of violent crimes propelled by hatred of certain groups will damage our polity. Remembering former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary, he said these trends are repugnant to […]

17 inducted into BSY‘s team, but Delhi calls shots

17 inducted into BSY‘s team, but Delhi calls shots

Bengaluru: After a delay of almost a month when Karnataka faced devastating floods with the “one-man” government of B.S. Yediyurappa left to fight the natural calamity on his own, the veteran BJP leader finally got a 17-strong Cabinet, with seven of the new ministers from his dominant Lingayat community. In […]

Chandrayaan-2 now enters lunar orbit

Chandrayaan-2 now enters lunar orbit

Bengaluru: With their hearts in their mouth, a team of Indian space scientists successfully steered Chandrayaan-2 into the moon’s orbit Tuesday morning, positioning it to land on the lunar surface on September 7. Even a second’s delay in tweaking its speed and altitude during those 30 tense minutes would have […]

Omar, Mufti & others briefly flown to Delhi

Omar, Mufti & others briefly flown to Delhi

Srinagar: Key leaders of Jammu and Kashmir’s mainstream political parties who were detained by the police and subsequently shifted to makeshift jails before or soon after Parliament approved a resolution abrogating J&K’s special status under Article 370 and a bill to split it into two Union territories, on August 5, […]

‘Moderate your rhetoric‘ on India, Trump advises Imran

‘Moderate your rhetoric‘ on India, Trump advises Imran

New Delhi: In a stern message seen to be a snub, US President Donald Trump told Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a phone conversation to “moderate” his rhetoric against India and “avoid escalation of the situation” in the wake of rising tensions between the two countries on the Kashmir […]

Pakistan plans to move ICJ over Kashmir

Pakistan plans to move ICJ over Kashmir

Barely a fortnight after New Delhi announced the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir and revoked Article 370 of the Constitution, Pakistan is finalising the modalities to take the Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice at The Hague. “An in-principle decision has been taken to take the issue of […]

Car Market Slowdown Threatens Jobs At Bosch

Car Market Slowdown Threatens Jobs At Bosch

Global car market is expected to slow this year and the continuing aftershocks of a sector-wide diesel cheating scandal will hit jobs at the world’s biggest component supplier Bosch, its boss said Tuesday. “Of course, we have to react to falling demand,” chief executive Volkmar Denner told Munich-based daily Sueddeutsche […]

South Koreans start boycotting Japanese retail goods

South Koreans start boycotting Japanese retail goods

As a South Korean consumer boycott of Japanese goods gains momentum, consumers are starting to share information on new and upcoming Japanese retailers coming to the country. The intention, reports Korea Bizwire, is to include the retail brands on the boycott list and hurt sales as soon as the stores […]