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NIA searches 10 locations in Jharkhand and West Bengal in terror funding case

NIA searches 10 locations in Jharkhand and West Bengal in terror funding case

The residences and offices of close aides and companies associated with PLFI chief Dinesh Gope were searched for their alleged role in the financing of the PLFI.

Feb 21, 2019, 22:30 PM IST
After fight on Tinder, woman threatens to blow up Rashtrapati Bhavan; cops on lookout

After fight on Tinder, woman threatens to blow up Rashtrapati Bhavan; cops on lookout

The man, a resident of Laxmi Nagar, is preparing for CA, said a senior police officer.

Feb 21, 2019, 22:02 PM IST
Boeing offers F/A-18 Super Hornet to IAF and Navy, meets HAL and Mahindra officials

Boeing offers F/A-18 Super Hornet to IAF and Navy, meets HAL and Mahindra officials

The company claims it is planning to make the F/A-18 Super Hornet, which it says will deliver on India’s need for an aircraft carrier and land-based multi-role fighter, under the "Make in India"

Feb 21, 2019, 21:50 PM IST
Sentry opens fire after noticing suspicious movement near camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Sentry opens fire after noticing suspicious movement near camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

The alert sentry fired aerial shots after observing a suspicious movement at the Nagisharan camp of 34 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) in the district said a police official.

Feb 21, 2019, 21:38 PM IST
NIA searches 10 locations in Jharkhand, West Bengal in terror funding case

NIA searches 10 locations in Jharkhand, West Bengal in terror funding case

The seized items also included diaries containing entries of investments, he said. He said the concerned persons are being examined.

Feb 21, 2019, 21:29 PM IST
Terming Gumnami Baba as Netaji a sinister campaign: Subhash Chandra Bose's family

Terming Gumnami Baba as Netaji a sinister campaign: Subhash Chandra Bose's family

 BJP leader and Bose`s grand nephew Chandra Kumar Bose told IANS that it was a "criminal offence" to term Gumnami Baba as Netaji in disguise without any credible proof.

Feb 21, 2019, 21:02 PM IST
Pakistan needs to act on terror to create conducive environment for talks, India-Saudi Arabia agree

Pakistan needs to act on terror to create conducive environment for talks, India-Saudi Arabia agree

Modi government's official policy on talks with Pakistan has been that talks and terror can't go together.

Feb 21, 2019, 20:45 PM IST
Over 400 fishermen from Gujarat are in Pakistan jails, says government

Over 400 fishermen from Gujarat are in Pakistan jails, says government

He also informed that the neighbouring country released 687 fishermen in the last two years -- 510 in 2017 and 177 in 2018.

Feb 21, 2019, 20:25 PM IST
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj memorial: SC declines urgent hearing on NGO's plea

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj memorial: SC declines urgent hearing on NGO's plea

The apex court had earlier orally asked the Maharashtra government authorities not to proceed with the construction activities.

Feb 21, 2019, 19:47 PM IST
Surgical strikes architect Lt Gen (R) DS Hooda to lead Rahul Gandhi's Task Force on National Security

Surgical strikes architect Lt Gen (R) DS Hooda to lead Rahul Gandhi's Task Force on National Security

ANI reported that Lt Gen DS Hooda (Retd) will prepare the vision paper in consultation with a select group of experts. 

Feb 21, 2019, 19:37 PM IST
Tej Pratap Yadav dares BJP, says RJD will build Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

Tej Pratap Yadav dares BJP, says RJD will build Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

The RJD leader reiterated his stand on the Ram Temple issue and said that his party will construct the 'Mandir' at Ayodhya. 

Feb 21, 2019, 19:26 PM IST
India aims to be among world's top 3 economies in next 15 years: PM Narendra Modi

India aims to be among world's top 3 economies in next 15 years: PM Narendra Modi

Addressing the Indian diaspora in Seoul, the prime minister recounted several steps were taken by his government in recent years, including several new initiatives, to take India on a forward

Feb 21, 2019, 19:04 PM IST
Pulwama fallout: India will stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan, says Gadkari

Pulwama fallout: India will stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan, says Gadkari

As per the Indus Water Treaty, India allows the water of Ravi, Beas, Sutlej rivers to flow into Pakistan.

Feb 21, 2019, 18:47 PM IST
SC to hear PIL seeking protection of Kashmiri students on Friday

SC to hear PIL seeking protection of Kashmiri students on Friday

The bench, which refused to list the plea for hearing on Thursday, however, assured Gonsalves that it will be listed for consideration on Friday.

Feb 21, 2019, 18:34 PM IST
NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan government over killing of Pakistani prisoner by fellow inmates in Jaipur jail

NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan government over killing of Pakistani prisoner by fellow inmates in Jaipur jail

The NHRC also asked all the states and the union territories to take precautionary measures in all jails where Pakistani nationals are lodged.

Feb 21, 2019, 18:27 PM IST
EVMs wonder machines for Indian democracy, here to stay: Former CEC Quraishi

EVMs wonder machines for Indian democracy, here to stay: Former CEC Quraishi

Former CEC Quraishi said no allegations of hacking of EVMs have ever been proven, and politically motivated claims have become "a laughing stock".

Feb 21, 2019, 18:19 PM IST
Pune Police charges activist Sudha Bharadwaj, others in Bhima Koregaon case

Pune Police charges activist Sudha Bharadwaj, others in Bhima Koregaon case

In November 2018, the first charge sheet was filed by Pune Police in the case against ten persons at the special court for Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Feb 21, 2019, 18:05 PM IST
Russian Helicopters announces Indian partners for Ka-226T helicopters

Russian Helicopters announces Indian partners for Ka-226T helicopters

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (a part of Russia's state corporation Rostec) and several Indian companies signed Memorandums of Understanding at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru to produce

Feb 21, 2019, 17:59 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind approves Triple Talaq ordinance, criminalises practice

President Ram Nath Kovind approves Triple Talaq ordinance, criminalises practice

After President Kovind's approval, the Triple Talaq ordinance will come into force for the third time in less than a year.

Feb 21, 2019, 17:07 PM IST
Home Ministry empowers Assam Rifles to arrest, search sans warrant in northeastern states

Home Ministry empowers Assam Rifles to arrest, search sans warrant in northeastern states

The notification said that "an officer of the rank corresponding to that of the lowest rank of members of the Assam Rifles" has been given these powers under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

Feb 21, 2019, 16:48 PM IST