Govt in touch with Indians hit by Hurricane Irma: MEA

AMN / NEW DELHI The External Affairs Ministry has said that it was monitoring the situation and communicating with the Indian diaspora in the US, Venezuela, France and the Netherlands in the wake of deadly Hurricane Irma. The Ministry’s Spokesman Ravish Kumar said in a series of tweets today that Indian missions in the four … Continue reading Govt in touch with Indians hit by Hurricane Irma: MEA

Newspapers Scan – Sep 09

Newspapers Scan – Sep 09   The gruesome murder of a 7-year old boy in a Gurgaon school, allegedly by one of the school bus conductors dominates front page headlines of most newspapers today. “School horror: 7-year-old boy’s throat slashed in washroom” headlines The Times of India. The paper further writes “Conductor of School Bus … Continue reading Newspapers Scan – Sep 09

Haryana: Two key functionaries of Dera Sacha Sauda arrested

Two key functionaries of Dera Sacha Sauda and were arrested for allegedly inciting violence in Panchkula following the conviction of the sect head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case. Panchkula Deputy Commissioner of Police said, Chamkaur Singh, who is the incharge of Dera centre in Panchkula and Daan Singh, who is also a … Continue reading Haryana: Two key functionaries of Dera Sacha Sauda arrested

40 killed in Russian air-strike in Syria

In Syria, Forty members of Islamic State group including four prominent commanders have been killed in a Russian air-strike outside the country’s eastern city of Deir ez-Zor. Russia’s Ministry of Defence said in a statement yesterday that they were gathered for a meeting in an underground bunker outside Deir ez-Zor. The statement further said that … Continue reading 40 killed in Russian air-strike in Syria

Gauri Lankesh Murder: Home Ministry receives report from Karnataka govt

  The Union Home Ministry has received a report from the Karnataka government on the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh. Sources said, the state chief secretary in his factual report gave detailed account of the killing and the follow up action by the police. The report also mentioned that the state government had set up … Continue reading Gauri Lankesh Murder: Home Ministry receives report from Karnataka govt

Sushmita Dev appointed as President, All India Mahila Congress

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Sushmita Dev has been appointed as the President of All India Mahila Congress in place of Ms. Shobha Oza. According to a release issued by AICC, Congress President Sonia has approved the name of Ms. Sushmita Dev who is member of Lok Sabha from Silchar in Assam. The Party appreciated … Continue reading Sushmita Dev appointed as President, All India Mahila Congress

Terrorist killed in gun-fight with security forces in north Kashmir

An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district today. The security forces launched a cordon and search operation this morning on specific intelligence input about the presence of terrorists in Reban area of Sopore. An official said, when the forces were conducting the search … Continue reading Terrorist killed in gun-fight with security forces in north Kashmir

CBSE sets up probe panel into death of student in Ryan International School

Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has set up two-member fact finding committee to enquire into the death of a student in Gurgaon’s Ryan International School. It has asked the committee to submit the report at the earliest. CBSE has also asked the school to send a report along with FIR filed in this case … Continue reading CBSE sets up probe panel into death of student in Ryan International School

India bag six medals, including two Gold, on Day 5 of Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Australia

India’s Seema led yet another emphatic day for the country at the 2017 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Gold Coast, winning a gold and a silver as India enjoyed six podium finishes on the fifth day of action. Seema claimed a silver medal in the senior women’s 75 kilograms category by lifting 202 kg overall. This … Continue reading India bag six medals, including two Gold, on Day 5 of Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Australia

Badminton: Indian doubles pair Arjun MR & Ramchandran Shlok advance to semifinals of Vietnam Open Grand Prix

In Badminton, men’s doubles pair of MR Arjun and Shlok Ramchandran kept the Indian flag flying at the 65,000 dollar Vietnam Open Grand Prix as the fifth seeded duo entered the semifinals. Arjun and Shlok defeated Thai pair of Tinn Isriyanet and Kittisak Namdash 21-13, 18-21, 21-13 in 45 minutes. They will next take on … Continue reading Badminton: Indian doubles pair Arjun MR & Ramchandran Shlok advance to semifinals of Vietnam Open Grand Prix