Two days after blaming "20 heavily armed terrorists along with persons dressed in Pakistan army uniforms" for the killing of five Indian soldiers, defence minister AK Antony said the Pakistani army was responsible for the killings and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav regretted posting suspended IAS official Durga Shakti Nagpal to a prime district like Noida at the request of her IAS officer husband. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read more.
Skipper Dhoni out of reach even to Kohli
MS Dhoni's reputation of being incommunicado in times of need is growing by the day. Last year this time, VVS Laxman, in the middle of making a tough call on retirement, found him out of reach. Dhoni didn't even reply to his text messages. This time, Virat Kohli seems to be sending text messages to outer space. The man tipped to be India's future captain has just returned home after leading his team to a 5-0 thrashing of Zimbabwe.
Convinced of Pak army hand in killings of jawans at LoC, says defence minister Antony
Defence minister AK Antony gave a statement in Parliament on Thursday saying that the Pakistan army was responsible for the killing of five Indian soldiers late on Monday night in the Poonch district of Kashmir. This came two days after he had issued a statement blaming "20 heavily armed terrorists along with persons dressed in Pakistan Army uniforms" for the "brutal and unprovoked attack" on the Indian patrol.
I regret posting Durga Nagpal at Noida, says Akhilesh
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has said he regretted having posted suspended IAS official Durga Shakti Nagpal to a prime district like Noida at the request of her IAS officer husband posted in Ghaziabad. The chief minister, in an interview to foreign journal on Wednesday, regretted having acceded to the demand of her husband on purely humanitarian grounds.
Salman Khan joins hands with Madhuri Dixit for Uttrakhand
After Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Lata Mangeshkar, AR Rahman, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn and Kajol offered their support to raise funds for charity, Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit are doing the same. Star India Network has conceptualised a first-of-its-kind gala that urges people to donate as well as raise funds for the rehabilitation of people affected in the Uttarakhand floods. The live event will be on for seven hours.