REGIONAL AWAAZ

Madhya Pradesh: 11 dead after a boat capsizes during Ganesh immersion

AMN / BHOPAL At least eleven people drowned today when boat carrying them capsized during Ganesh idol immersion in Lower Lake of Bhopal, while six was rescued. Two boat handlers are still missing. Search operation still continues. Two people have been arrested in this case so far. A magisterial probe has been ordered into the … Continue reading Madhya Pradesh: 11 dead after a boat capsizes during Ganesh immersion

Madhya Pradesh: All major rivers in spate due to heavy rains

AMN / BHOPAL In Madhya Pradesh, all the major rivers and drains are in spate due to torrential rains for the last many days. Due to continuous rains in MP, all the rivers are in spate. Narmada river is flowing several feet above the danger mark, while the temples around Kshipra in Ujjain have drowned. … Continue reading Madhya Pradesh: All major rivers in spate due to heavy rains

Ganapati festival concludes with immersion of Ganesha idols

AMN On the occasion of ‘Anant Chaturdashi’ today which marks the conclusion of the ten-day Ganesh festival, idols of Lord Ganesha were immersed in water bodies across Maharashtra and other parts of the country today. Many roads in Mumbai turned into a sea of humanity. The visarjan procession of the famous Lalbaugcha Raja’ and ‘Mumbaicha … Continue reading Ganapati festival concludes with immersion of Ganesha idols

Kalraj Mishra takes oath as Rajasthan Governor

AMN / JAIPUR Former Union Minister Kalraj Mishra took oath of governor of Rajasthan in Jaipur today. Chief justice of Rajasthan High court Justice Ravindra Bhatt administered him oath of secrecy. He took place of Sh. Kalyan Singh who has completed the tenure of 5 years at Governor’s office. Mr. Kalraj Mishra is 22nd governor … Continue reading Kalraj Mishra takes oath as Rajasthan Governor

Article 371 providing special provisions for NE states will not be tampered with: Amit Shah

AGENCIES / GUWAHATI Union Home Minister Amit Shah has asserted that the Article 371, which provides special provisions for North Eastern states, will not be tampered with. Addressing the 68th Plenary of the North Eastern Council (NEC) in Guwahati today, Mr. Shah allayed apprehensions of North Eastern people regarding Article 371, following the abrogation of … Continue reading Article 371 providing special provisions for NE states will not be tampered with: Amit Shah

PM lays foundation of three metro corridors in Mumbai

AGENCIES / MUMBAI Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday urged people of Maharashtra to stop plastic from entering into the sea during the immersion of Ganesh idols. He said while people bid adieu to the beloved Ganpati, a lot of plastic and other waste goes into the sea and this time people should try that these … Continue reading PM lays foundation of three metro corridors in Mumbai

Shehla Rashid booked for sedition over tweets on Kashmir situation

AGENCIES JNU student and activist Shehla Rashid has been booked under sedition and other criminal charges for allegedly spreading misinformation about armed forces in Kashmir. The FIR has been registered on the basis of a complaint by advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava. On August 18, Rashid posted a series of tweets, out of which two have … Continue reading Shehla Rashid booked for sedition over tweets on Kashmir situation

SC allows Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter to meet her in Srinagar

AGENCIES/ NEW DELHI The Supreme Court has today allowed former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter to meet her in Srinagar. Ms Mehbooba is under detention following abrogation of Article 370. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi allowed Mehbooba’s daughter Iltija, to meet her. In her petition, Iltija had submitted that … Continue reading SC allows Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter to meet her in Srinagar

Punjab CM orders magisterial probe into Batala firecracker factory blast

AMN Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the blast at a firecracker factory in Batala, which claimed 23 lives. An official release said that the Additional Deputy Commissioner (Batala) has been asked to conduct the probe into the incident. The explosion which occurred yesterday also damaged buildings nearby. Batala’s Senior … Continue reading Punjab CM orders magisterial probe into Batala firecracker factory blast

Punjab: At least 23 killed in firecracker factory blast in Batala

Capt orders probe BATALA / CHANDIGARH / AGENCIES At least twenty-three people were killed and more than 20 others injured, many of them seriously, when a series of blasts rocked a firecracker manufacturing unit located near Balmiki Ashram on Jalandhar road in the heart of the city on Wednesday afternoon. A massive traffic jam prevented … Continue reading Punjab: At least 23 killed in firecracker factory blast in Batala

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ART & CULTURE

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

AMN Renowned Bangladeshi novelist and the Ekushey Padak winning author Rizia Rahman passed away today in D ...

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

SPORTS

Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team on England tour

Hockey, star forward Rani Rampal was today named the captain of the 18-member Indian Women's team which will t ...

Boxing : Manish Kaushik wins his debut bout at the AIBA World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi, Commonwealth Games silver medallist Manish Kaushik (63 kg) made an impressiv ...

Impressive start by Aadil Bedi, Aman Raj as Indonesian Rory Hie leads at Classic Golf & Country Club International Championship

aadil bedi Harpal Singh Bedi/ Nuh, Haryana Promising youngsters Aadil Bedi and Aman Raj, got off to ...

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MARQUEE

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

PV Sindhu wants Deepika Padukone to star in her biopic

Badminton star PV Sindhu wants actress Deepika Padukone to star in a biopic on her life, if it's ever made. Si ...

Jeetendra, Rakesh Roshan never got their due in Bollywood, feels Rishi Kapoor

Image Source : TWITTER WEB DESK Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has said his fellow actors Jeetendra and Ra ...

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