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Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Junaid Farooq arrested in J&K's Baramulla, ammunition seized

Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Junaid Farooq arrested in J&K's Baramulla, ammunition seized

Hizbul terrorist was arrested in a jointly coordinated operation by the J&K Police, Army and the CRPF personnel.

Feb 22, 2020, 16:34 PM IST
Multiple houses damaged in Pakistan shelling along LoC in Poonch

Multiple houses damaged in Pakistan shelling along LoC in Poonch

The shelling from across the border in Shapur sector started around 1.35 pm and continued till 5.30pm, prompting a strong retaliation by the Indian Army, a police official said.

Feb 22, 2020, 15:09 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia unlikely to accompany Melania Trump during Delhi school visit

Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia unlikely to accompany Melania Trump during Delhi school visit

As per the original schedule, both Kejriwal and Sisodia were to accompany Melania Trump during her visit to the school, people familiar with the matter said.

Feb 22, 2020, 14:19 PM IST
SC interlocutor Sadhana Ramachandran reaches Shaheen Bagh to resume talks, protesters want written assurances

SC interlocutor Sadhana Ramachandran reaches Shaheen Bagh to resume talks, protesters want written assurances

One of the woman protesters at Shaheen Bagh said that the people who are making obnoxious comments on them should be punished. 

Feb 22, 2020, 13:14 PM IST
Nirbhaya case: Celebrities show solidarity with victim's mother Asha Devi, call for early punishment

Nirbhaya case: Celebrities show solidarity with victim's mother Asha Devi, call for early punishment

Actor Mukesh Khanna said, "I saw Nirbhaya's message to the nation and I salute her courage. Her courage is a model for the country. The way she has stood for this and fought will also help the other

Feb 22, 2020, 13:13 PM IST
Singer Kailash Kher wants Donald Trump to dance to his song on India visit

Singer Kailash Kher wants Donald Trump to dance to his song on India visit

The renowned playback singer is among the artists who will be performing at Ahmedabad's Motera Stadium when the US president makes a visit to the country.

Feb 22, 2020, 12:54 PM IST
Nirbhaya convict Pawan Gupta refuses to meet legal aid counsel in Tihar Jail

Nirbhaya convict Pawan Gupta refuses to meet legal aid counsel in Tihar Jail

Ravi Qazi, while talking with ANI said that as there was no communication in the last few days, therefore, he could not move Pawan Gupta's legal remedies.

Feb 22, 2020, 12:13 PM IST
Maharashtra SP leader Abu Azmi warns CM Thackeray over implementation of NPR, CAA, NRC

Maharashtra SP leader Abu Azmi warns CM Thackeray over implementation of NPR, CAA, NRC

Even the Congress party has slammed Shiv Sena for their role in the implementation of the controversial law.     

Feb 22, 2020, 11:37 AM IST
Yoga not a political activity or religion but science, says Venkaiah Naidu

Yoga not a political activity or religion but science, says Venkaiah Naidu

Addressing a gathering on the occasion, he said, "The world needs happiness not only prosperity, and certainly material gains cannot alone bring happiness, there is more to it and that is exactly

Feb 22, 2020, 10:58 AM IST
Women trainee clerks made to stand naked for physical test in Gujarat's Surat

Women trainee clerks made to stand naked for physical test in Gujarat's Surat

Surat Municipal Commissioner said that a probe has been ordered into the allegations and the report would be submitted in 15 days.

Feb 22, 2020, 09:59 AM IST
Beijing yet to clear India's flight ready with relief supplies to coronavirus-hit Wuhan

Beijing yet to clear India's flight ready with relief supplies to coronavirus-hit Wuhan

Apart from relief materials the plane that India wanted to send would also bring back Indian students from the city, which has been the epicentre of the outbreak.

Feb 22, 2020, 09:33 AM IST
Don't mistake Hindu tolerance for weakness, Devendra Fadnavis tells AIMIM's Waris Pathan, seeks apology

Don't mistake Hindu tolerance for weakness, Devendra Fadnavis tells AIMIM's Waris Pathan, seeks apology

Fadnavis said Pathan should understand that minorities were safe and enjoyed full freedom in India because 100 crore Hindus live in the country.

Feb 22, 2020, 08:05 AM IST
Biju Janta Dal criticises AIIMS Bhubaneswar's directive of using Hindi

Biju Janta Dal criticises AIIMS Bhubaneswar's directive of using Hindi

According to an office order of AIIMS Bhubaneswar dated February 20, the government servant is specified to do his official work in Hindi with an immediate effect.

Feb 22, 2020, 07:09 AM IST
Next 5 years, we will focus on education, health, self-reliance: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Next 5 years, we will focus on education, health, self-reliance: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

The Chief Minister said the State government has enhanced the level of education by introducing monthly tests and `Saksham` classes under the Learning Enhancement Programme. The annual results of the

Feb 21, 2020, 23:54 PM IST
Srinagar's Shankaracharya Temple gets illuminated, on the occasion of Maha Shivratri

Srinagar's Shankaracharya Temple gets illuminated, on the occasion of Maha Shivratri

Security personnel and tourist who came to visit Kashmir from the other parts of the country also visited the temple to offer prayer on Shivratri. 

Feb 21, 2020, 23:35 PM IST
Maharashtra keen to adopt Delhi education model for state-run schools: Uday Samant

Maharashtra keen to adopt Delhi education model for state-run schools: Uday Samant

Samant met his Delhi counterpart Manish Sisodia here on Friday."I wanted to know about Delhi`s education model so I met him. We`ve thought to collaborate in the future and start this pattern in

Feb 21, 2020, 22:21 PM IST
CM Yogi Adityanath, 3,000 artistes to welcome President Donald Trump in Agra; Taj Mahal to remain closed for general public on February 24

CM Yogi Adityanath, 3,000 artistes to welcome President Donald Trump in Agra; Taj Mahal to remain closed for general public on February 24

Trump will reach Taj Mahal`s East Gate from the airport, covering a distance of 15 km. The artistes will present cultural programmes in around 12 places that fall between the airport and the East

Feb 21, 2020, 21:55 PM IST
Rajinikanth can end Dravidian politics in Tamil Nadu, says BJP leader S Ve Shekar

Rajinikanth can end Dravidian politics in Tamil Nadu, says BJP leader S Ve Shekar

According to Shekar those opposing Rajnikanth's entry into 'Tamil Nadu politics will bow down to him ones he takes the plunge.

Feb 21, 2020, 20:35 PM IST
Bring men for sterilisation or face penalty: Kamal Nath govt's diktat to health workers in MP

Bring men for sterilisation or face penalty: Kamal Nath govt's diktat to health workers in MP

By issuing a circular the National Health Mission (NHM) has asked top district officials and Chief Medical and Health Officers (CHMOs) to identify male workers with 'zero work output' and apply the '

Feb 21, 2020, 17:36 PM IST
Former BSP MLA’s son held in connection with murder of engineering student in Lucknow

Former BSP MLA’s son held in connection with murder of engineering student in Lucknow

Prashant Singh had allegedly got into a verbal altercation with Aman Bahadur at a party in Lucknow on Wednesday.

Feb 21, 2020, 17:19 PM IST