Navigation: India Samachar | World Samachar | USA Samachar | UK Samachar | Technology Samachar | Bollywood Samachar | Cricket & Sports Samachar |
6/21/2018 8:48:39 PM Sign In

India Samachar (News) and more



















 A  A  A 
It’s up to AAP to join united Opposition: Sheila Dikshit
While stating that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is a rival for the Congress, Sheila Dikshit said that it remains to be seen if he wants to be a part of the coalition against the BJP.

CBDT member BD Vishnoi’s appointment raises queries
Vishnoi was appointed as member CBDT on July 31, last year, following the retirement of Nishi Singh, on the same day.

Korea on board, UP all set to start Queen Huh park project
The project, a key one in the efforts to strengthen cultural exchanges between the two countries, will however come up in an area less than one-fifth the xxxx of the original piece of land marked for the project.

Arbitration Bills likely to be introduced in monsoon session
The government was initially mulling to promulgate an ordinance instead of introducing the arbitration bill.

Parties welcome J&K governor’s call to hold all-party meeting today
The parties, including PDP and BJP, said the meeting is a step in the right direction, and may help work out the future course of action.

No politics here! Manmohan's bureaucrats get pride of place in Modi's plan too
This is in stark contrast from the Congress, which changed Vajpayee govt's cabinet secy, defence secy and home secy in one stroke after coming to power in 2004.

Muscular approach always at core of BJP's Kashmir policy
Two years after its formation in October 1951, Jan Sangh lost its founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee when he visited Kashmir to protest against the permit system needed for entering the state.

ED rejects lenders’ plea to sell UB shares worth Rs 2,000 crore to recover Vijay Mallya’s dues
State Bank of India, in a letter to the ED, had requested that it be allowed to sell the United Breweries shares pledged to the lender as surety against the loans taken by Mallya.

NCRB chief: Give police 'limited access' to Aadhaar data
NCRB chief Ish Kumar said nearly 50 lakh cases are registered across the country every year, adding that 80-85% of the offenders are first-timers without any police record. He proposed that police be given "limited access" to Aadhaar data to help them trace first-time offenders and unidentified bodies.

NSG to train J&K cops in anti-terror operations
The force will train CRPF and J&K police in entering and storming buildings and other anti-terror skills. NSG commandos use sophisticated Heckler and Koch MP5 submachine guns, sniper rifles, through-the-wall radar and C-4 explosives to eliminate holed-up terrorists.

Croatia crush Argentina 3-0 to reach knockouts
Lionel Messi's World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here Thursday.

SC judge Chelameswar to demit office today
Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, who led three senior judges to an unprecedented press conference, mounting a virtual revolt against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, will demit office on Friday after a nearly seven-year tenure in the top court.

'Attempt to derail 2G probe': ED officer moves SC
PIL alleges officer has amassed disproportionate assets

Govt to scrap subsidy for private electric cars
Policy-makers justified the move, saying the government has now decided to give cash subsidies to electric vehicles used by shared-mobility operators such as Ola and Uber, "as their vehicles will run much more than private cars".

Temporarily not available
Supreme Court dynamics to change as Justice Chelameswar retires today
Justice Chelameswar had hit the headlines on January 12 when he and three other sitting SC Judges raised their voice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra's style of functioning.

Girl visits doctor for migraine treatment, confides about sexual abuse by father
The teenager lives in Bihar with her family and has been visiting Delhi’s central government hospital for treatment.

Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer dies at age 68
Krauthammer was born in New York City on March 13, 1950, and grew up there and in Montreal, Canada.

Delhi will soon get tree transplanting machine
A tree transplanter lifts entire trees with their ‘rootball’ intact and relocates them to convenient areas if they are falling in the way of projects like roads, highways, metro rails, offices, etc.

Subscribe Now
Subscribe now for your favourite magazines

World Cup 2018: First goal broke us emotionally, says Argentina coach
Croatia crushed Argentina 3-0 in their Group D encounter of the FIFA World Cup 2018 to reach the round of 16 on Thursday.

Koko, the gorilla who could chat, poke fun using sign language, dies at 46
The gorilla mastered sign language and her empathy mesmerised all who met her. Koko was 46 when she died in its sleep.

Salman-SRK to PM Modi: The humble gamchha is ready for world domination
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has found a new favourite fashion accessory in the humble gamchha, as have Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.

Tamil Nadu cops arrest TV actress for donning police uniform in Facebook video to criticise govt action on Tuticorin protesters

Tamil Nadu cops arrest TV actress for donning police uniform in Facebook video to criticise govt action on Tuticorin protestersA television actress was arrested in Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu for releasing a video against the government and the police after the firing in anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi

Selfies & Recognition: Life After Going Viral for Cop Gagandeep

Selfies & Recognition: Life After Going Viral for Cop GagandeepUttarakhand cop Gagandeep Singh says, “Recognition makes me realise I have done good work.”

As Justice Chelameswar Retires Today, KM Joseph's Elevation to Supreme Court Back in Crisis

As Justice Chelameswar Retires Today, KM Joseph's Elevation to Supreme Court Back in CrisisAfter the Centre sent back its recommendation of Justice Joseph, the Supreme Court had in May agreed to reiterate it’s his sanction for the judge. However, it is yet to formally move on the same.

Youths pressurised in Kashmir to work as stone pelters, investigation ordered

Youths pressurised in Kashmir to work as stone pelters, investigation orderedBoth the youths told the cops that they went to Kashmir's Pulwama district to work as tailors in an industry and were promised a salary of Rs 20,000 per month.

Kerala Man Uses Fake Email Generator App to Cheat Qatar's Royal Family of Over Rs 5 Crore

Kerala Man Uses Fake Email Generator App to Cheat Qatar's Royal Family of Over Rs 5 CroreAccording to the complaint received by Kerala police, the accused faked the email id of Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, who is the sister of Qatar’s ruling Emir and heads the Qatar Museum Authority.

Russia's Putin revels in soccer side's unexpected World Cup form

Russia's Putin revels in soccer side's unexpected World Cup formWith the host team through to the knockout stages for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia's World Cup is going better than even Vladimir Putin expected. Increasingly isolated on the global stage, the World Cup has so far helped Putin send a defiant message to his opponents that Russia is succeeding despite Western efforts to hold it back. Calls for a boycott by some Western politicians failed to gain traction, all Moscow's organisation and infrastructure commitments have been met, and Russia's 11 host cities have been flooded with international fans drinking, singing and dancing in the streets.

Lucknow passport officer transferred after shaming woman for marrying Muslim man, asking husband to 'convert'

Lucknow passport officer transferred after shaming woman for marrying Muslim man, asking husband to 'convert'A married couple from Uttar Pradesh were in for a rude shock when an official at the Passport Sewa Kendra in Lucknow on Wednesday allegedly questioned the woman for marrying a Muslim man and asked him to "convert" to Hinduism.

Dhoni’s Wife Sakshi Applies for Gun Licence, Cites ‘Threat to Life’: Report

Dhoni’s Wife Sakshi Applies for Gun Licence, Cites ‘Threat to Life’: ReportSakshi allegedly claimed that since she spends most of her time alone at home and also travels for personal work, she feels unsafe and would like to own a gun to defend herself in case of danger.

Unnao gang-rape case: Accused MLA Kuldeep Yadav to be produced in court
The CBI has booked Sengar on charges of being involved in a gang-rape of a teenaged woman and framing her father in an Arms Act.
Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar, who led the revolt against CJI, to demit office on Friday
Justice Chelameswar, who turns 65 on Friday, was part of the nine-judge bench that gave the historic verdict declaring right to privacy a fundamental right.
Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist Charles Krauthammer dies at 68
Krauthammer had announced a year ago he was being treated for a cancerous tumor in his abdomen and earlier this month revealed that he likely had just weeks to live.
Loan waiver, free power no lasting solution: Venkaiah Naidu
VP Naidu said a concerted, coordinated and focused action was required to double the farmers' income in the coming years, according to an official statement.
PM Narendra Modi promotes Yoga for political gains, alleges Congress
The Congress party said that PM Modi and his party have fragmented the society which can't be healed by Yoga.
Opposition afraid of Narendra Modi government`s achievements, spreading lies: Amit Shah
BJP chief asked the social media teams of the party to counter Opposition's false propaganda against the BJP regime.
US to host first Strategic 2+2 Dialogue in July; Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman to attend
The first strategic 2+2 Dialogue will be held in July in Washington.
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Essel Group America`s YO1 nature cure centre in US
YO1 - a dream project of Rajya Sabha MP Dr Subhash Chandra - is the largest nature cure centre in the United States.
  Latest News Show All 
Confirmed: Nokia X6 to launch soon in India; spotted on company's official support page
The new Nokia X6, which launched in China last month, will soon make an appearance in India. The support page for the device was spotted on the Indian website.

Women more likely to suffer from 'iPad neck' than men
New US research has found that neck pain caused by using iPads and tablets could be affecting women more than men -- and that poor posture is the biggest factor contributing to pain. Carried out by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas along with researchers from hospitals and physical therapy centers across Southern Nevada, the new study surveyed 412 participants (135 men and 275 women) who used touchscreen tablet computers.

Microsoft introduces News app for Android, iOS and Windows 10
Microsoft is joining Apple and Google in offering an app specially designed to aggregate news. The newly redesigned app for iOS and Android is called Microsoft News and will also power news on Microsoft Edge, the News app in Windows 10, Skype, Xbox and

Instagram introduces IGTV app to counter YouTube
Instagram has launched a new app called IGTV which is its step towards battling YouTube. The IGTV app is available for iOS and Android. It is meant for publishers to create full-screen, vertical videos in longform, Mashable reported.

Snapchat is planning to bring sunshine and confetti to your Bitmoji: Report
Snap Map appears set to get two new features that will better illustrate a user's day by creating Bitmoji effects that show their physical environment.

  Rediff News Show All 
World Cup: Croatia crush Argentina 3-0 to reach knockout stage
Classy Croatia handed Argentina a 3-0 drubbing to claim a place in the World Cup knockout stage thanks to goals by Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday.

When Malaika bonded with Manushi Chhillar
All the action from inside the Miss India 2018 pageant.

MUST READ: 'Modi will never abrogate Article 370'
'Those who foment trouble in the valley have been told to lie low till a new elected government takes shape in the state.'

Why Gujarat cops are visiting 'sensitive' Dalit villages
'Police officers have to meet Dalits and other communities, find out about issues that could lead to law and order problems.'

He exposed the Rs 2,043 crore DSK scam
'The amount involved could as high as Rs 3,500 crore as there are a lot of depositors.''Yesterday, I met an investor who put in Rs 4 crore. That man doesn't have Rs 2,000 to spend on medicines.'

What were Lolo and Bebo doing in London?
Guess who's enjoying the English summer?

PIX: Teenager Mbappe sends France through as Peru knocked out
Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest scorer at a World Cup when he put Les Bleus 1-0 ahead at halftime against Peru in their second Group C game on Thursday.

   Show All 
  Time In India Show All 

Time in India 


Occasion Date Type
*Please cross check information.

Fri Jun 22 2018  Australian Dollar 50.1505
Fri Jun 22 2018  British Pound Sterling 89.9281
Fri Jun 22 2018  Canadian Dollar 50.9944
Fri Jun 22 2018  European Euro 78.7402
Fri Jun 22 2018  United States Dollar 67.7966

Sell Comex gold on rallies to $1,275/80/oz
Comex gold futures, posted a six-month low on Thursday, weighed down by a firm dollar and the US Federal Reserve Chair’s outlook for higher interest r

Gold falls to Rs 31,570 on muted demand, weak global cues
Gold prices tumbled Rs 145 to Rs 31,570 per 10 grams at the bullion market today due to fall in demand from local jewellers and retailers amid a wea

Silver futures fall to Rs 39,556 per kg
Silver prices drifted lower by 0.18 per cent to Rs 39,556 per kg at the futures trade due to trimming down of positions by speculators owing to weak

Profit-booking, weak global cues pull gold futures down to Rs 31,015
Gold futures fell 0.30 per cent to Rs 31,015 per 10 grams due to profit-booking by participants and a weak global trend.At the Multi Commodity Excha

Gold prices drop to 6-month low on strong dollar, rate outlook
Gold prices posted a six-month low on Thursday, pressed down further by a firm dollar and as the US Federal Reserve Chair confirmed an outlook for hig

Viewpoint: Why the Kashmir government fall is a tragedy
The coalition government's roadmap was the only feasible path to a better future, writes Sumantra Bose.

Indian official transferred for 'humiliating' Hindu-Muslim couple
The Indian woman said the passport officer asked her husband, who is Muslim, to convert to Hinduism.

Chess player quits Iran competition over headscarf rule
An Indian chess champion has pulled out of a tournament in Iran over the country's compulsory headscarf rule.

Irrfan Khan: Bollywood actor flooded with support after cancer letter
Fans wish speedy recovery for Life of Pi star Irrfan Khan after he writes about his battle with cancer.

India Kashmir: Direct rule imposed after BJP quits alliance
The decision comes after India's ruling BJP quit its alliance with People's Democratic Party.

Rats blamed for shredded banknotes inside Indian ATM
Engineers called to mend a bank machine in Assam found cash worth more than 1.2m rupees destroyed.

'They stuck my face on to a porn clip'
Indian reporter Rana Ayyub got rape and death threats because of a tweet falsely attributed to her.

India telecom company in anti-Muslim tweet row
Airtel is criticised for failing to defend a Muslim employee against discrimination from a customer.

Govt will try to share Aadhar data with police for crime solving
Hansraj?Ahir was responding to a specific suggestion made by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Director Ish Kumar at the event that limited access to Aadhaar data was needed to be given to police for the purposes.

Security forces work to stop recruitments at funerals of militants in Kashmir
The problem with such gatherings is that sentiments get amplified, say experts. People have used such occasions to make provocative speeches and glorify the “sacrifices” of militants.

Melania Trump wears a jacket saying 'I really don't care' on her visit to detained...
US First Lady Melania Trump’s visit to a Texas shelter housing migrant children was overshadowed by a jacket she wore with the words: “I really don’t care, do u?” scrawled in white brush strokes on the back.

Centre wants 'political person' as next Jammu and Kashmir governor
In a departure from the norm of appointing people with military, civil service backgrounds to the post, the Centre seeks a ‘political person’ to replace Vohra, insiders say

Odisha tribal man does a Manjhi, digs 3-km water channel through mountain
Daitari Nayak carved out the 3 km-water channel over three years to ensure he could irrigate his 100 acres of lands in his village.

Blog targeting Shujaat Bukhari, other journalists as traitors comes under scann...
Shujaat Bukhari was killed in a drive-by shooting on the evening of June 14 by three men on a motorcycle as he left Srinagar’s Press Colony, where his newspaper’s offices are located.

Mohamed Salah, Neymar, Lionel Messi, messy, messy: FIFA World Cup stars stifled
Apart from Cristiano Ronaldo, many of the biggest names like Mohamed Salah, Neymar, Lionel Messi are off to a shaky start in the FIFA?World Cup.

Can't see any obscenity: Kerala HC clears Grihalakshmi magazine's breastfeeding...
The court, while hearing a petition against the Grihalakshmi magazine’s breastfeeding cover, observed that as beauty lies in the beholder’s eye, so does obscenity and stated that “one man’s vulgarity may be a lyric for another”.

Indian-American lawmakers slam Trump's new executive order on family separation
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said Trump's new executive order allows for indefinite detention of families which is absolutely unacceptable.She said immigrant internment camps are "cruel and inhumane".

52 Indians held at Oregon detention centre in US
The Indians form the largest group of detainees in the total 123 illegal immigrants being held at a facility in Sheridan.

Indian-origin cybersecurity expert joins Accenture security as MD
In his new role, Ghosh will bring his technology focused background and executive leadership to lead strategic technology investments that helped the company register rapid growth in the managed security services business.

NRI marriages need to be registered within 7 days: Women and Child Development Ministry
All NRI marriages solemnised in India would need to be registered within seven days, the Ministry of Women and Child Development said today.

Absconding 'NRI husbands' may lose assets on avoiding court summons
A group of ministers have shortlisted possible measures that will act as a deterrent and also help deliver justice to deserted wives by their 'NRI husbands'.

Indian-origin celebrity chef sacked over anti-Islam tweet in Dubai
Kochhar, 48, the second Indian to receive a Michelin star, is well known for his Rang Mahal restaurant at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai.

Indian-origin spends Rs 38,000 for 1-night stay at hotel to meet Trump in Singapore
An Indian-origin man from Malaysia spent a whopping USD 573 to put up at a luxury hotel for one night so that he could get a chance to meet Trump.

Sikh soldier becomes first to wear turban for Trooping the Colour parade in UK
Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall marched among 1,000 British soldiers who took part in the Trooping the Colour parade.

Karnataka villagers go on ticketless travel for rail link; detained in Madurai
Detained and fined at Madurai junction while returning from Rameswaram
U.P. lynching:probe against three policemen
A probe was initiated on Thursday against three Uttar Pradesh policemen after a photograph showing them walking with a mob dragging away an alleged l
Norms relaxed for regularising buildings
Residential category applicants to gain
Maoists kill tribal man in Odisha
A tribal farmer in Odisha’s Malkangiri district was allegedly shot dead by Maoists on Wednesday night on the suspicion of being a police informer.Poli
Venkaiah says loan waiver not a permanent solution
Multipronged strategy needed to make agriculture viable: Vice-President
CBI official upset over Saradha probe
‘Bengal’s pace of investigation dismal’
CM asks Navy to put restrictions at Vizag airport on hold
Another review meet to be held in the next 15 days
TN's solar power production set to reach 3,000 MW
Growth likely due to the reduction in tariff: Governor
  India Show All 
Overlooked No More: Amrita Sher-Gil, a Pioneer of Indian Art
With her paintbrush, Sher-Gil explored the sadness felt by people, especially women, in 1930s India, giving voice and validity to their experiences.

Do You Know Where Your Pride T-Shirt Was Made?
Merchandise for L.G.B.T. celebrations is becoming big business for major retailers, but some products are made in countries where gay people are persecuted.

Kashmir Government in Turmoil as Coalition Breaks Down
With security in the region deteriorating, India’s governing party, the Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, ended a three-year alliance with a Muslim-majority group.

Deadly Tensions Rise as India’s Water Supply Runs Dangerously Low
Some 600 million Indians, about half the population, face high to extreme water scarcity conditions, with about 200,000 dying every year from inadequate access to safe water, says a government report.

Top U.N. Rights Official Seeks Inquiry on Kashmir Abuses
The United Nations high commissioner for human rights criticized the Indian security forces in particular for inflicting mass casualties in response to protests.

India’s Contemporary Art Market Makes a Cautious Comeback
Speculators who drove up prices in the mid-2000s have been replaced by younger Indian collectors who are making more meaningful purchases.

Priyanka Chopra, ‘Quantico’ Star, Apologizes for Show’s Terrorism Plotline
Both the actress and ABC Studios issued statements after an episode of the TV series angered some Indians. “I’m a proud Indian and that will never change,” Ms. Chopra said.

‘The Dump Killed My Son’: Mountains of Garbage Engulf India’s Capital
On top of polluted air and water, New Delhi is being forced to grapple with trash dumps growing so large that they are killing people.

4th ODI: Jason Roy Runs Riot Again As England Go 4-0 Up Over Australia
England finished on 314 for four, with Jos Buttler 54 not out, as they won with 32 balls to spare.
Father Of Girl On Time Cover Says She Was Not Taken From Mother
The Honduran toddler pictured sobbing in a pink jacket before US President Donald Trump on an upcoming cover of Time magazine was not separated from her mother at the US border, according to a man who...
Caught On Camera: Speeding Car Loses Control, Runs Into People In Mumbai
In Mumbai's Dharavi earlier this week, an overspeeding car lost control, ran into passersby on road and hit other vehicles injuring five.
Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Anantnag, At Least 2 Terrorists Trapped
Days after centre called off the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, an encounter began this morning between the security forces and terrorists in South Kashmir's Anantnag.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Charles Krauthammer Dies At 68
Charles Krauthammer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and Fox News Channel pundit known for his neoconservative, hawkish worldview, has died. He was 68 years old.
Dog Has Visiting Rights Too, Rules Brazil Court
Every dog has his day, but one Brazilian dog will have the equivalent of parental visiting days after a court ruled that a separated couple must share their pooch.
"It's Wrong": Texas Sheriff Refuses To Guard Migrant Children Tent City
The El Paso County sheriff prohibited his deputies from working off-duty at a temporary shelter housing migrant children, saying he refused to support the Trump administration's "unjust" policy of...
Two Men Allegedly Raped 4-Year-Old In Delhi, Arrested
A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men in the Najafgarh area of Dwarka, the police said on Thursday.
Heist films are like superhero movies: Awkwafina

Heist films are like superhero movies: AwkwafinaLos Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Actress-rapper Awkwafina says heist films are like superhero movies. "In a way heist films are like superhero movies. The audacity of pulling off a heist is something that no ordinary person would ever do," Awkwafina said in a statement to IANS.

Milly Shapiro's real life incident makes it to horror film

Milly Shapiro's real life incident makes it to horror filmLos Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Actress Milly Shapiro had to recreate a moment from her life for horror film "Hereditary". "The thing that I was most worried about was the allergic reaction scene. "Everyone was really great with helping me through it and Ari Aster and I worked together to get the perfect breathing and action for it.

How to get happy feet, perfect hair during monsoon

How to get happy feet, perfect hair during monsoonTry using coconut oil and honey masks for your hair, opt for airy footwear to avoid water clogging so that stinky feet are at bay, suggest experts. Surabhi Agarwal, Head of Merchandising, Crocs India, and Samay Dutta, Director at Noir, have listed few tips to save you: * Hair masks can work as wonders on hair, especially in weather condition like monsoon. * To avoid decaying of footwear, it is advised not to wet the shoes and keep the inner sole dry to prevent it from decaying.

EAM Swaraj attends 'A Night of India in Belgium' organised in her honour

EAM Swaraj attends 'A Night of India in Belgium' organised in her honourUnion Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj attended a community reception event organised in her honour at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, on Thursday. The event was a part of 'A Night of India in Belgium'. In her address at the event, EAM Swaraj spoke about the sensitisation of the Indian Embassies over the world since Bharatiya Janata Party came to power in 2014. She said, "For Indians over the world their passport is a sense of pride. One tweet, of 140 characters and help is provided by the External Affairs Ministry." EAM Swaraj is in Brussels for the last leg of her four-nation visit to Italy, France, Luxembourg and Belgium. In Brussels, Sushma Swaraj will meet the top leadership of the European Union during which both sides are likely to deliberate on removing hurdles for resumption of negotiations on the long-pending EU-India free trade pact.

Sushma, Sitharaman to visit Washington for strategic 2+2 Dialogue

Sushma, Sitharaman to visit Washington for strategic 2+2 DialogueNew York/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold the first strategic 2+2 Dialogue with their US counterparts on July 6 in Washington, the State Department announced on Thursday. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis will host the Indian ministers at the meeting that "will focus on strengthening strategic, security, and defence cooperation as the United States and India jointly confront global challenges", the Department said. In New Delhi, the External Affairs Ministry said that Sushma Swaraj and Sitharaman will visit the US for the first meeting of the '2+2 Dialogue' on July 6, where "the two sides are expected to shares perspectives on strengthening their strategic and security ties and exchange views on a range of bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest".

India reaffirms united stand with EU against global security challenges

India reaffirms united stand with EU against global security challengesNew Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India and the European Union (EU) stands united in the face of global peace and security challenges, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said while addressing the Indian diaspora in Belgium. "Today, in the midst of complex challenges to global peace and security, India and the European Union stand shoulder to shoulder, united by our shared values and principles," she said while speaking at a community reception organised in her honour as part of "A Night of India in Belgium" at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels on Thursday. Recalling the 14th India-EU Summit held in October last year here between Prime Minister Narendra Modi, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, she said both sides have achieved considerable progress in many areas of their cooperation.

Content must change with time, says Ramesh Sippy

Content must change with time, says Ramesh SippyBangkok, June 21 (IANS) He has been a part of Bollywood for over four decades and has classics like "Sholay" and "Seeta Aur Geeta" to his credit. Veteran filmmaker Ramesh Sippy says he is happy with the content in Hindi cinema and it must change with time. Asked about the evolution of content in Bollywood over the years, Sippy told IANS: "It must change.

Sushma leads yoga day celebrations at European Parliament

Sushma leads yoga day celebrations at European ParliamentBrussels, June 21 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj led celebrations to mark International Yoga Day at the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday, highlighting the importance of yoga for the modern world. "India believes in the concept that the world is one family.

Man Kills Mother-in-Law, Attacks Pregnant Wife in Delhi After Argument Over Divorce
The accused, Afroz, had been allegedly pressuring his wife for a divorce but she was not agreeing.

UP Cops Say Sorry After Photo of Hapur Lynching Victim Being Dragged Goes Viral
Two men — 45-year-old Qasim and Samayuddin, 65 — were assaulted by a mob on Wednesday, about 70 kilometres from Delhi. While Qasim, who was dragged by locals, died later in hospital, the other person has been seriously injured.

'Will Try...' Govt Responds as NCRB Chief Suggests 'Limited' Aadhaar Data Access for Cops
More than 40,000 unidentified bodies were recovered every year. With access to Aadhaar, these could be identified and handed over to their relatives, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Director Ish Kumar said. "We will have to make some limited access for this purposes it will be good for investigation," he said.

How Six Youths From UP Ended Up Being Stone Pelters in Kashmir
The youths from Baghpat and Saharanpur districts had gone to Pulwama to work as tailors on a monthly salary of Rs 20,000. Daybreak | Cong's New Plan in MP, Mehbooba's Predicament and Other News You May Have Missed
Get a fresh dose of the news that matters, delivered directly to your inbox, every morning. The perfect way, to get you started and informed, for the day ahead.

Governor Vohra to Hold All-Party Meeting Today as Chorus Grows for Dissolution of J&K Assembly
Jammu and Kashmir was placed under governor’s rule on Wednesday, a day after the PDP-BJP government collapsed as the BJP snapped its three-year-old alliance with the regional party.

As Justice Chelameswar Retires Today, KM Joseph's Elevation to Supreme Court Back in Crisis
After the Centre sent back its recommendation of Justice Joseph, the Supreme Court had in May agreed to reiterate it’s his sanction for the judge. However, it is yet to formally move on the same.

Over 11,000 Admissions After DU's First Cut Off List, 6 Times More Than 2017
According to a university official, out of over 56,000 seats, over 11,000 were filled which was a record-breaking number. Last year, around 2,000 seats were filled.

Feedback About Us Banner IPAD / IPhone Website Icons Help Videos