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Pro-Khalistan group threatens to disrupt R-Day event, Indian Missions abroad seek security

Pro-Khalistan group threatens to disrupt R-Day event, Indian Missions abroad seek security

The SFJ is considered a Sikh separatist group by intelligence agencies.

Jan 20, 2019, 16:48 PM IST
Despite warning from party, Shatrughan Sinha fires fresh salvo at BJP, says 'Kolkata rally was aimed at saving democracy'

Despite warning from party, Shatrughan Sinha fires fresh salvo at BJP, says 'Kolkata rally was aimed at saving democracy'

Sinha has come under the BJP scanner for attending the mega Opposition rally in Kolkata on Saturday.

Jan 20, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
First AC Coach of Kashi Vishwanath Express gets a makeover! Here's the new look

First AC Coach of Kashi Vishwanath Express gets a makeover! Here's the new look

The First class AC coaches have been renovated with several premium facilities. 

Jan 20, 2019, 15:51 PM IST
Let's see till when will Mahagatbandhan last: Shivraj Singh Chouhan mocks 'leaderless Opposition'

Let's see till when will Mahagatbandhan last: Shivraj Singh Chouhan mocks 'leaderless Opposition'

While none of the leaders - many of whom themselves harbour prime ministerial ambition - present on the stage was in any position to give an emphatic answer, those who dwelt on the subject mostly

Jan 20, 2019, 15:46 PM IST
Opposition has 'dhan shakti', we have 'jan shakti': PM Modi hits out at Mahagatbandhan

Opposition has 'dhan shakti', we have 'jan shakti': PM Modi hits out at Mahagatbandhan

PM Modi also rubbished the allegations being levelled on polling through electronic voting machines saying that the rivals are making excuses for their defeat even before fighting elections.

Jan 20, 2019, 14:40 PM IST
Second auspicious bath of Kumbh on Monday on Paush Purnima

Second auspicious bath of Kumbh on Monday on Paush Purnima

The Purnima or full moon day will also mark the beginning of Kalpwas at Kumbh Mela.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:58 PM IST
AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, announces Arvind Kejriwal

AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, announces Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal arrived in Punjab on Sunday to launch the party`s election campaign for the Lok Sabha polls with a rally in Barnala town.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
 Slight respite from cold conditions in Kashmir Valley

Slight respite from cold conditions in Kashmir Valley

The night temperature rose across the Valley on Saturday night as a thick cloud cover enveloped Kashmir, a MeT Department official said.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:26 PM IST
Now, Indians aged over 65 and under 15 can use Aadhaar card to visit Nepal, Bhutan

Now, Indians aged over 65 and under 15 can use Aadhaar card to visit Nepal, Bhutan

Indian citizens going to Nepal and Bhutan don't need a visa if they have a valid passport, a photo identity card issued by the government of India or an election ID card issued by the Election

Jan 20, 2019, 13:23 PM IST
 NCW to send notice to BJP MLA Sadhana for Mayawati 'worse than an eunuch' remark

NCW to send notice to BJP MLA Sadhana for Mayawati 'worse than an eunuch' remark

The NCW Commission will be sending a notice to Singh, who represents the Mughalsarai constituency in Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh.

Jan 20, 2019, 12:25 PM IST
Aparna Kumar becomes the 1st woman IPS officer to reach South Pole

Aparna Kumar becomes the 1st woman IPS officer to reach South Pole

 She unfurled the Tricolour and the ITBP flag at the South Pole on January 13.

Jan 20, 2019, 12:24 PM IST
'How is the josh', asks PM Narendra Modi amid applause; Film industry, Twitterati respond with 'High sir'

'How is the josh', asks PM Narendra Modi amid applause; Film industry, Twitterati respond with 'High sir'

The question was made in an oblique reference to the recently released film Uri: The Surgical Strike.

Jan 20, 2019, 11:22 AM IST
 BJP MP Saroj Pandey praises Rahul Gandhi, calls his action 'mature'

BJP MP Saroj Pandey praises Rahul Gandhi, calls his action 'mature'

It is to be noted that Pandey, a Rajya Sabha MP from Chattisgarh, had earlier made fun of the Congress president dubbing him as "mandh-buddhi (dim-wit)".

Jan 20, 2019, 11:17 AM IST
Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS Delhi after being treated for swine flu

Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS Delhi after being treated for swine flu

Shah was diagnosed with swine flu on Wednesday and was admitted to the hospital, following complaints of chest congestion and breathing issues.

Jan 20, 2019, 10:58 AM IST
Pakistan to buy ammunitions for Howitzer guns to target Indian Army bunkers

Pakistan to buy ammunitions for Howitzer guns to target Indian Army bunkers

It may be recalled that India had recently decided to buy 145 M177 Howitzer guns from the US 

Jan 20, 2019, 10:40 AM IST
Rajdhani Express between Mumbai and Delhi flagged off; check all details of the bi-weekly train

Rajdhani Express between Mumbai and Delhi flagged off; check all details of the bi-weekly train

To give a better aesthetic look, the train is equipped with LED backlit snap frame showcasing major attraction of the cities that are en route. 

Jan 20, 2019, 10:38 AM IST
Air quality falls to 'very poor' in Delhi, leaves Delhiites gasping for breath

Air quality falls to 'very poor' in Delhi, leaves Delhiites gasping for breath

The latest data released by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research showed that levels of prominent pollutants PM (particulate matter) 10 in Delhi's air was at 369.

Jan 20, 2019, 10:18 AM IST
BJP MP Anurag Thakur honoured with Sansad Ratna Award

BJP MP Anurag Thakur honoured with Sansad Ratna Award

He is the first MP from the BJP, besides being the only Member of Parliament from north India, to have been awarded the Jury Committee Special Award.  

Jan 20, 2019, 10:12 AM IST
Postgraduate student of MDI Gurgaon found dead in campus under mysterious circumstances

Postgraduate student of MDI Gurgaon found dead in campus under mysterious circumstances

The deceased`s mother told police she received a message from her son on Saturday that "he was under tremendous stress."

Jan 20, 2019, 09:58 AM IST
BJP asks Congress to recover Rs 982cr from resort where MLAs are staying

BJP asks Congress to recover Rs 982cr from resort where MLAs are staying

The Congress decided to shift all its MLAs to the resort after the crucial legislature party meeting on Friday.

Jan 20, 2019, 09:56 AM IST