The air force’s AgustaWestland VVIP choppers have resumed regular flying, after some hiccups due to unavailability of essential spares. Rahul Singh reports.
Two jawans of the elite Cobra battalion of CRPF were injured in a Naxal attack in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday, police said. A Cobra team had an encounter with suspected ultras in the same district on Friday night, in which eight villagers and a jawan were killed.
In the wake of row over spot-fixing in T20 matches, the sports ministry has started holding consultations with the law ministry to draft a new law to deal with betting in sports.T20 League under ED scanner
A 15-year-old girl who was raped in Madhya Pradesh’s Raisen district and set on fire by the father of the accused last week succumbed to burn injuries around 11am on Monday. HT
A suicide bomber blew up a senior official and 14 others outside a government office in the northern Afghan province of Baghlan on Monday, police said.
South Korea on Monday predicted further missile tests by North Korea which fired four short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan at the weekend, drawing criticism from Seoul and UN chief Ban Ki-moon.
The police in Darjeeling on Sunday busted an Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) ring that had been operating in northern West Bengal and was passing on information on troop movements and army and airforce installations to their co-conspirators in Nepal. Amitava Banerjee reports.
The CRPF, which recently tookover the duties of guarding RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, has raised concerns in ensuring a 'fool proof' Z category security to the business tycoon in the absence of local logistical support to its squad.
A senior law officer has declined to advise the CBI on whether it should proceed in a graft case allegedly involving a former top technocrat, within days of the government having been pulled by the Supreme Court for its interference in cases being probed by the agency. Nagendar Sharma reports.
In 1999, the army torpedoed Nawaz Sharif's attempts to improve relations by secretly sending soldiers disguised as militants to capture Indian outposts in the heights of Kargil, in the north of Kashmir.
A top American diplomat would be travelling to India this week ahead of the next month's New Delhi trip of secretary of state John Kerry for the India-US Strategic Dialogue, an official statement has said.
A tornado half a mile wide struck near Oklahoma City on Sunday, part of a massive storm front that hammered the central United States. News reports said at least one person had died. At least 21 people were injured across the Oklahoma.
The Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has sharply criticised the NREGS ‘funds cut’ by the Centre. Last year, the Centre has provided 44% less fund to the state. And given Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh’s recent criticism, the outlook for this fiscal year may not be too good.
A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an 18-year-old youth, his brother-in-law and an unidentified person in Bijalpur, 135km south west of Indore, the police said.
The cricket board on Sunday decided to step up surveillance on all players even as it asked Rajasthan Royals to file a criminal case against three members of its squad arrested for spot-fixing — a move expected to strengthen police action against them. HT reports.