Accompanied by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Governor KK Paul and Uttarakhand BJP President Ajay Bhatt, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Kedarnath shrine on Friday morning, a day before the shrine closes for the winter on Saturday.
Addressing a gathering in the Kedarnath Valley, PM Modi highlighted the plans of the government for the development of Uttarakhand, saying that Uttarakhand will become the 'most-loved hill state' and that Kedarnath will be returned to its...
The entire nation just celebrated the festival of lights with much fervour while exchanging gifts and greetings with their loved ones. Late night parties were organised and people enjoyed their time while drowning in the joy of festivities.
Much like any other Indians, Bollywood celebrities also celebrated the festival with great pomp and show. Some stepped out to attend the lavish parties thrown by their colleagues and friends while others stayed at home and basked in the serenity of the Lakshmi...
At least 8 people have been killed and 3 others injured after a bus depot rest room roof collapsed in the Nagapattinam area of Tamil Nadu on Friday morning.
According to reports, all the 8 victims were employees of the state transport cooperation the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC). While 7 were drivers, the 8th person was a bus conductor.
The incident took place early morning on Friday, around 3:30 AM at Porayar in Nagapattinam. The building was at least 60 years old and belonged...
As the Congress and BJP conduct large-scale campaigning in poll-bound Gujarat, the dates for the elections have still not been announced, the delay of which is being slammed by the Congress.
The Election Commission had recently announced the poll dates for Himachal Pradesh, but did not announce the Gujarat election dates, only mentioned that the polling would be complete by December 18.
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Although the Supreme Court ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi NCR did not ensure a complete ban on the bursting of crackers which continued sporadically through the capital region, the air pollution has noted a significant improvement from last year.
According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, on Thursday the day of Diwali, the Air Quality Index (AQI) value was 319 which rose to 342-355 on Friday, the morning after Diwali. Last year, the AQI value on the day of Diwali was 150...
At least 43 soldiers have been killed, and 9 others wounded in a coordinated attack claimed by the Taliban on a military base in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan on Thursday.
According to Afghanistan Defence Ministry spokesperson Muhammad Radmanish, a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a vehicle at the Maiwand district military base, which was followed by armed clashes between the attackers and the troops stationed at the camp.
At the time of the attack, there were a total of 60 soldiers...
Delhi Police Foils Chhota Shakeel's Plot To Kill Rajan; 4 Held
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June 10 , 2016 , 11:27 IST
Four persons have been arrested for allegedly plotting a murder conspiracy to kill underworld don Chhota Rajan presently lodged in Tihar jail, police officials said.
According to reports, the murder was planned by Dawood Ibrahim’s key aide Chhota Shakeel.
The four alleged contract killers, identified as Robinson, Junaid, Yunus and Manish, were arrested on June 3 following which they were sent to police remand and interrogated for five days.
Confirming the arrest Special Commissioner of Police Arvind Deep said: "Investigation is underway".
Police also claimed have recovered a pistol and live cartridges from possession of one of the accused.
They had allegedly planned to eliminate Rajan while the don is taken to court for hearing, officials said.
Rajan, who was on a run for around 27 years, was arrested from Bali in Indonesia, based on a tip-off from Australian Federal Police, and brought to India in November last year.
(With PTI Inputs)
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