Uproar in RS over UPSC issue
NEW DELHI: Question Hour was again a casualty in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday as Opposition members created an uproar over the
UPSC issue trooping into the well and forcing adjournament of the House for half-an-hour.
As soon as the House assembled for the day and the Chairman tried to take up Question Hour, members from Congress, SP,
BSP, CPI-M, CPI, DMK and AIADMK were on their feet raising the UPSC matter.
UPSC aspirants continue protest, demand scrapping of CSAT
SC asks Centre to take quick decision on fate of Delhi Assembly
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to take a decision on dissolution of Delhi Assembly "one way or another" within five weeks, questioning it for continuing to keep the house in suspended animation when no party is coming forward to form the government.
takes effect to end Gaza war
GAZA CITY: A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas meant to last at
least three days and end nearly a month of fighting went into
effect in the Gaza Strip Tuesday morning.
The truce came ahead of talks in Cairo aimed at brokering a deal that would prevent future cross-border violence.
RBI keeps rate unchanged as
inflation remains concern
MUMBAI: Concerned over impact of weak monsoon on food price, RBI
on Tuesday decided to keep the key policy rate unchanged but
slashed statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) by 0.5 per cent to unlock about Rs 40,000 crore into the system.
44 Kerala nurses arrive from
KOCHI: In the first batch of evacuation of Indian nurses from
strife-torn Libya, 44 Kerala nurses arrived in Kochi this morning
The nurses were brought by bus from Tunisia to Dubai where they boarded a scheduled Emirates flight to Kochi at 3.30 am,
airport officials here said.
Pak violates ceasefire, Indian troops retaliate
JAMMU: In first ceasefire violation this month, Pakistani troops
on Tuesday targeted Indian forward posts with small arms and automatic weapons along the
LoC in Poonch district, prompting Indian forces to retaliate.
Samson, Karn included in India's ODI side
MUMBAI: Kerala youngster Sanju Samson and Railways leg-spinner Karn Sharma today earned their maiden call-up while batman Cheteshwar Pujara was omitted from India's 17-member squad for the One-day series against England, beginning from August 25.
Seven robbers arrested
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Police today claimed to have busted a gang of robbers with the arrest of its seven members from Dera Bassi on the outskirts of Chandigarh.
The gang members were active in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula, police claimed, adding that they are known as
"Kala Kachcha gang".
HC seeks status report from Himachal govt
SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state government to file status report in the case relating to the drowning of 24 engineering students of Hyderabad in Beas River in Mandi district before August 11.
Adani to procure 30,000 tonnes of Himachal apple
SHIMLA: Adani Agrifresh plans to procure 30,000 tonnes of apples in
HP this year, an official of the agro-commodities trading house said.
After attack, Sikh man urges to create a world without hate
NEW YORK: A 29-year old Sikh man, critically injured after he was hit by a truck driver, who allegedly used racist slur against him, is demanding justice to ensure such crimes are not
repeated and has urged for the need to "create a world without hate".