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18 dead as heavy rainfall lashes Himachal Pradesh; schools and colleges closed in Shimla, Kullu till Monday

18 dead as heavy rainfall lashes Himachal Pradesh; schools and colleges closed in Shimla, Kullu till Monday

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that Sunday`s showers were the highest rainfall recorded by the state in 24 hours in Shimla district, over the past 70 years. It further said that

Aug 18, 2019, 18:26 PM IST
Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa orders CBI probe into snooping under HD Kumaraswamy government

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa orders CBI probe into snooping under HD Kumaraswamy government

Former CM HD Kumaraswamy had said on Sunday that he was ready for a probe by even an international agency.

Aug 18, 2019, 17:45 PM IST
After successful two-day Bhutan visit, PM Narendra Modi heads back home

After successful two-day Bhutan visit, PM Narendra Modi heads back home

During PM Modi's visit to Bhutan, nine MoUs and one power purchase agreement were exchanged between New Delhi and Thimpu.

Aug 18, 2019, 17:02 PM IST
IMD predicts heavy rainfall likely in several districts of Karnataka

IMD predicts heavy rainfall likely in several districts of Karnataka

Heavy rainfall is predicted during the next 24 hours at most places over coastal Karnataka and south interior Karnataka and at a few places over the north interior of the state, the IMD said on

Aug 18, 2019, 17:02 PM IST
BS Yediyurappa-led Karnataka Cabinet expansion on August 20

BS Yediyurappa-led Karnataka Cabinet expansion on August 20

The expansion of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa`s cabinet is scheduled to take place on August 20, according to official sources. The cabinet expansion will be done after the BJP

Aug 18, 2019, 16:52 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath likely to expand Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Monday

Yogi Adityanath likely to expand Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Monday

After much speculatiom, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government is likely to expand cabinet on Monday.

Aug 18, 2019, 16:31 PM IST
Either work or I will tell people 'dhulai karo': Nitin Gadkari warns government officials

Either work or I will tell people 'dhulai karo': Nitin Gadkari warns government officials

During his speech, Gadkari also asked the entrepreneurs to expand their businesses fearlessly.

Aug 18, 2019, 15:38 PM IST
‘Situation getting normal in Jammu and Kashmir, thanks to better strategy by Amit Shah, Ajit Doval’

‘Situation getting normal in Jammu and Kashmir, thanks to better strategy by Amit Shah, Ajit Doval’

Senior IPS officer and advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor, K Vijay Kumar, told Zee News that after government announced abrogation of Article 370, they formulated an effective strategy to tackle

Aug 18, 2019, 15:18 PM IST
5 people missing, several houses damaged after cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi

5 people missing, several houses damaged after cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi

A cloudburst hit Uttarkashi region of Uttarakhand on Sunday, flattening homes in several villages and leaving many residents trapped.

Aug 18, 2019, 14:58 PM IST
Journalist Ashish Janwani, brother shot dead allegedly by liquor mafia in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur

Journalist Ashish Janwani, brother shot dead allegedly by liquor mafia in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur

The journalist, Ashish Janwani, died during treatment while his brother was killed on the spot after being shot at.

Aug 18, 2019, 14:13 PM IST
Mobile internet services snapped in Jammu region again

Mobile internet services snapped in Jammu region again

After a gap of 12 days, the 2G mobile internet services in Jammu region were resumed on Saturday.

Aug 18, 2019, 13:40 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mocks Pakistan for 'running pillar to post' over J&K, says talks will happen only on PoK

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mocks Pakistan for 'running pillar to post' over J&K, says talks will happen only on PoK

Mocking Pakistan, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, “We removed Article 370 and the neighbour is getting weak. They are running across the world and even threatening us intermittently.”

Aug 18, 2019, 13:05 PM IST
Trouble mounts for absconding Bihar MLA Anant Singh, fresh FIR registered

Trouble mounts for absconding Bihar MLA Anant Singh, fresh FIR registered

A fresh case has been registered against the Mokama MLA for allegedly providing shelter to another absconding criminal, Chhotan Singh.

Aug 18, 2019, 12:32 PM IST
Incessant rains hit normal lives, create flood-like situation in several parts of India

Incessant rains hit normal lives, create flood-like situation in several parts of India

While the situation in Kerala and Karnataka have improved to an extent, torrential rains and flood-like situation wreaked havoc in several other parts of India and threw the normal life out of gear.

Aug 18, 2019, 11:51 AM IST
Watch: BJP’s Shazia Ilmi takes on ‘Azadi’ protesters from Pakistan in Seoul

Watch: BJP’s Shazia Ilmi takes on ‘Azadi’ protesters from Pakistan in Seoul

Shazia Ilmi took on Pakistani supporters raising anti-India and anti-Modi slogans in Seoul in South Korea.

Aug 18, 2019, 11:36 AM IST
Arun Jaitley’s health condition continues to remain critical

Arun Jaitley’s health condition continues to remain critical

Arun Jaitley was put on Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, which is applicable for patients whose lungs and heart do not function properly.

Aug 18, 2019, 11:11 AM IST
Rain lashes parts of Delhi-NCR, IMD forecasts heavy showers for next 24 hours

Rain lashes parts of Delhi-NCR, IMD forecasts heavy showers for next 24 hours

The national capital and its surrounding areas woke up to a light to moderate rains on Sunday morning, providing some relief from the heat. 

Aug 18, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
India witnessing historic transformation, eliminating poverty faster than ever: PM Narendra Modi in Bhutan

India witnessing historic transformation, eliminating poverty faster than ever: PM Narendra Modi in Bhutan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the “dreams and aspirations of the youth of India” are at the heart of the various transformations and reforms initiated by his government in the country.

Aug 18, 2019, 10:00 AM IST
JNU must be renamed after Modi, suggests Hans Raj Hans over Article 370 abrogation

JNU must be renamed after Modi, suggests Hans Raj Hans over Article 370 abrogation

The remark was made by singer-turned-politician Hans Raj Hans while speaking at an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Aug 18, 2019, 09:17 AM IST
Government's move in Jammu and Kashmir, Article 370 abrogation challenged in SC by retired military officers, bureaucrats

Government's move in Jammu and Kashmir, Article 370 abrogation challenged in SC by retired military officers, bureaucrats

Among the petitioners is Radha Kumar, who is a former member of Ministry of Home Affairs’ group of interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 18, 2019, 08:38 AM IST