The notorious Al-Qaida terrorist group, which has played an active role in Afghanistan, is now planning to play a more active role in India, especially by targeting Indian security installations according to a recent document released by the organisation.
Al-Qaida has released elaborate instructions in a document titled 'Code of Conduct for Mujahideen in the subcontinent' which describes objectives, targets and dos and don'ts for its members.
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Actress Vidya Balan has been chosen once again as the ambassador of the International Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). She has been at the festival previously too and will be gracing it again in August this year.
Known for her women-centric roles in the movies, Vidya was happy about the progressive nature of women representation at the International Film Festival of Melbourne. She said, 'I am excited by the work of female directors and writers who have their work showing at the festival. Over...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Netherlands on Tuesday in the final leg of his three-nation tour which began with Portugal and then continued with the US. During his trip to the Netherlands, he is expected to hold talks with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte to strengthen bilateral ties.
"Landed in the Netherlands. This is a visit of immense importance, which will lead to cementing ties with a valued friend," Modi tweeted after his arrival in the Netherlands' capital, Amsterdam,
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt came together for the song launch of their choreographer Ganesh Acharya's Marathi movie 'Bhikari'. Varun disclosed that Ganesh Acharya is a huge devotee of Ganpati and thus this new Ganpati song from his movie is very special to him.
Both the actors, Alia and Varun, have worked with Ganesh Acharya in 'Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya' and have a very strong equation with the ace choreographer.
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Varun has been...
As many as 39 IAS officers are under investigation for their alleged involvement in corruption and other irregularities.
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), which acts as a nodal authority for Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, is conducting the proceedings, official sources said today.
Besides the 39 IAS officers, 29 from the Central Secretariat Service are also facing disciplinary proceedings.
Enquiries have started against the 68 officers, some of them working...
Bollywood Sultan Salman Khan might be disappointed with the lukewarm response to his recent Eid release 'Tubelight' but he did not let it show when it came to his annual Eid party! The party was attended by stars and his close family members, even his rumoured girlfriend Iulia Vantur!
Other attendees included Preity Zinta, Amrita Arora, Malaika Arora Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Dia Mirza, Jacqueline Fernandez and Varun Dhawan. Although Aamir Khan was away at the time, his children Ira and Junaid attended...
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Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha is "almost" certain to be the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, even as BJP state President Keshav Prasad Maurya was still in the race, informed sources said on Saturday.
A senior BJP leader, who declined to be named as the party was still keeping suspense over the post alive, told that Sinha has emerged as the top choice to head the Uttar Pradesh government after strong backing from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah.
"It is almost decided. The announcement is likely to be made after the (newly-elected) BJP MLAs meet in Lucknow" on Saturday evening, the BJP leader said.
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The senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader greeted onlookers and supporters as he walked to the Kaal Bhairav temple.
After spending some time there, he went to the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple and offered prayers at the sanctum sanctorum.
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Surrounded by elite commandoes and local policemen, the minister however refused to speak on any issue. Sinha then left for the Sankatmochan temple.
Sinha is said to be a "front runner" in the race for the state's 32nd Chief Minister, sources said.
Although there was no official protocol issued for Sinha to visit Lucknow, a senior BJP leader said: "If needed he would be flown in a special chartered plane to the state capital".
The 312 newly elected BJP lawmakers are set to meet at the Lok Bhawan - new secretariat building built by outgoing Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, at 5 p.m. on Saturday evening where the leader of the legislature party will be elected.
Senior central BJP leaders M. Venkaiah Naidu, Bhupendra Yadav, Om Mathur and Sunil Bansal will be present at the meet.
The swearing-in will take place at 5 p.m. on Sunday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and many other top central ministers.