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Senior journalist, mother murdered in Mohali house Senior journalist, mother murdered in Mohali house


Chandigarh, Senior journalist K.J. Singh and his aged mother were found dead in their residence in Mohali town in Punjab, adjoining Chandigarh, on Saturday, police said.

President Kovind performs Ganga puja at Haridwar President Kovind performs Ganga puja at Haridwar



Dehradun, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday visited 'Har Ki Paudi' on the banks of the Ganga river in Haridwar in Uttarakhand and performed puja along with his family members.

Himachal to get more heavy rains till Sunday Himachal to get more heavy rains till Sunday



Shimla, The hills of Himachal Pradesh will continue to experience moderate to heavy rainfall till Sunday, the weather bureau said. Some areas in the state received heavy spells in the last 24 hours, causing landslides and blocking the highways.

Widespread rain affects paddy crop in Punjab, Haryana Widespread rain affects paddy crop in Punjab, Haryana



Chandigarh, Widespread rain in several parts of Punjab and Haryana in the last 24 hours has affected the standing paddy crop in the agrarian states.

Moderate to heavy rainfall was reported from various parts of both states on Saturday. In some areas, the rainfall 

Rajasthan's 'Falahari Baba' arrested for rape, sent to custody Rajasthan's 'Falahari Baba' arrested for rape, sent to custody


Jaipur, Rajasthan Police on Saturday arrested self-styled godman Kaushalendra Prapannacharya 'Falahari' Maharaj in Alwar for the alleged rape of a 21-year-old woman. He was later sent to judicial custody till October 6.

"We have arrested the Baba under Section 376 (rape) and section 506 (criminal intimidation)," Rahul Prakash,

International alert for Honeypreet, Aditya; properties to be attached International alert for Honeypreet, Aditya; properties to be attached



Chandigarh, Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) B.S. Sandhu said on Saturday that an international alert has been sounded for three top Dera Sacha Sauda sect functionaries -- Honeypreet, Pawan Insan and Aditya Insan -- and raids were being conducted to nab them.

Pakistan fires anti-ship missile into Arabian Sea Pakistan fires anti-ship missile into Arabian Sea

 

Karachi, Amid the ongoing joint drills with China, Pakistan said it conducted a successful test of an anti-ship missile from a Sea King helicopter in the northern Arabian Sea on Saturday, stating that the country was ready for war.

The anti-ship missile successfully hit its target, an official statement said.

Karti Chidambaram has several overseas accounts, CBI tells SC Karti Chidambaram has several overseas accounts, CBI tells SC


New Delhi, Justifying the continued operation of lookout circular against Karti Chidambram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the (CBI) on Friday told the Supreme Court that he has several overseas accounts in which he has transferred money.

Illicit relations between dera chief, Honeypreet-Vishwas Gupta Illicit relations between dera chief, Honeypreet-Vishwas Gupta



Chandigarh, Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's "adopted daughter" Honeypreet's ex-husband Vishwas Gupta on Friday accused them of having illicit relations and said their father-daughter relationship was a sham to fool followers and others.

CBI summons Lalu, Tejashwi in IRCTC hotels case CBI summons Lalu, Tejashwi in IRCTC hotels case



New Delhi, The CBI on Friday said that it has issued fresh summons to RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his son Tejashwi Yadav to appear before it for questioning regarding alleged irregularities in issuing contracts for two IRCTC hotels in 2006 to a private company.

HC asks Delhi to implement ban on crop waste burning HC asks Delhi to implement ban on crop waste burning



New Delhi, The Delhi High Court on Friday asked Delhi and neighbouring states to strictly implement the Air Pollution Act that bans the burning of crop residue and paddy straw.

"All the states shall implement the respective notifications and directions issued by them under the Air Pollution Act

India calls for 'complete elimination' of poverty India calls for 'complete elimination' of poverty


New York, India on Thursday urged the international community to work for complete elimination of poverty as part of the UN's 2030-deadlined Sustained Developments Goals.

"Complete elimination of poverty is the foremost objective of the implementation of Sustainable Development

Internet grows to 331mn domain name registrations in Q2 2017 Internet grows to 331mn domain name registrations in Q2 2017



Bengaluru, The Internet has grown to 331.9 million domain name registrations in the second quarter of 2017 as nearly 1.3 million registrations were added during the period, a report said on Friday.

Congress protests in Delhi against high fuel prices Congress protests in Delhi against high fuel prices



New Delhi, The Delhi Congress on Thursday formed a human chain against the "all-time high prices of petrol and diesel" due to the high excise duty imposed by the BJP-led central government and VAT by Delhi's AAP government, and demanded a rollback of the taxes.

Canadian SC stays extraditions in Jassi case Demonetisation scam of century, PM should quit- Congress PM invites surgeon Raghu Ram to join cleanliness campaign How Milky Way differs from other galaxies Durga Puja in Bengal with trans-boundary trysts and twists Package soon to boost economy; no cuts in fuel rates- Jaitley Brain activity may prevent insomnia-related depression UK has large audience for online jihadi propaganda Russian, Indian firms ink deal to produce drugs for HIV High Court to hear petition against disqualification of 18 MLAs Note ban, GST a double whammy on GDP: Manmohan Singh British national Al Qaeda terrorist arrested in Delhi All decisions by Nitish invalid, says JD-U Sharad faction Darjeeling tea planters asked to resume operations, give bonus Hindu leader who released list of 'fake babas' goes missing Haryana Police hasn't contacted us for Honeypreet's arrest- Bihar DGP Final arguments continue in murder case against Dera chief Three universities to developed natural farming model- Achary Devvrat IAF Marshal Arjan Singh critically ill Hearing in murder cases against Ram Rahim to continue on Monday 'Godman' involved in BSP leader's killing held in Ghaziabad Indian Muslims should embrace triple talaq verdict Hearing begins in murder cases against Ram Rahim India, Japan sign $76 mn loan deal Indian doctor stabbed to death in US, patient arrested Government to raise money from market for urban missions- Hardeep Puri Tisca Chopra wants to support strong content as a producer Congress to protest fuel price hike AAP to contest UP civic polls Woman arrested for slapping Army officer