2 killed in
Pak shelling on 22 border posts, 13 villages
JAMMU: In a major escalation, Pakistani troops on Saturday indulged in heavy "unprovoked" shelling and firing on 22 border outposts and 13 villages, killing two civilians and injuring six
others along the International Border in Jammu sector.
Over 3000 people living in border hamlets have been evacuated to safe areas under a contingency plan, enforced on Saturday.
Ajay Yadav to head Campaign committee, Jindal publicity comm
NEW DELHI: Haryana Minister Ajay Yadav, who had resigned from Bhupinder Singh Hooda government sometime back but later withdrew it, was today made chairman of the campaign committee for the poll-bound state while Naveen Jindal was appointed as chairman of the publicity committee.
Speaker defends decision on LoP, says SC made no observations against her
INDORE: A day after the Supreme Court decided to interpret the provision of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said today her denying LoP's post to Congress was based on rules and tradition and that the apex court had made no observation against her.
refuses to postpone UPSC preliminary exam
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Saturday refused to postpone the
UPSC preliminary examination. Nine lakh students are ready to appear in
the exam and it cannot be postponed, the court said, while dismissing
the plea of a Civil Services aspirant.
Five killed, 15 injured in bus-car collision
CHANDIGARH: Five persons including a NRI couple were killed and 15 injured when a Delhi-bound luxury bus from Dharamsala collided with a car here today.
Bindra withdraws from cricket affairs, DP Reddy takes over
CHANDIGARH: After a career spanning nearly 36 years as cricket administrator, Inderjit Singh Bindra decided to withdraw from the cricket affairs and in his place PCA Vice President and senior IAS officer, DP Reddy today took over with immediate effect today.
Messi's FB post on Israel-Gaza conflict stirs controversy
JERUSALEM: Soccer star Lionel Messi has been dragged into the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict, two weeks after the Argentinian wrote in a Facebook post that he was "deeply saddened" by the loss of young lives with a photo of an injured Palestinian boy.