An apparent Islamic State recruitment document found in Pakistan’s lawless tribal belt reveals that the terror group has plans to trigger a war in India to provoke an Armageddon-like “end of the world,” according to a media report.
PM Modi will arrive early in Rameswaram on Thursday morning and attend the rituals at around 11am, sources said.
During his visits to Uttar Pradesh, former President APJ Abdul Kalam often ensured that his motorcade stopped at ‘dhabas’ so that he could get a cup of piping hot tea and conduct an unusual experiment on rural entrepreneurship.
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An orphaned girl from Odisha remembers how he helped her HIV infected siblings, just in response to a letter she wrote her in 2005, when Kalam was the President.
Whistle-blower Sanjiv Chaturvedi and activist Anshu Gupta are the two Indians among the five people honoured on Wednesday with the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2015.
The US company Louis Berger bribed the ministers to win consultancy for water augmentation and sewerage line project executed under JICA funding, when Digambar Kamat was heading Goa.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday was hearing the plea of Yakub Memon, the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case convict, seeking the stay of his execution scheduled for July 30 even as he filed a fresh mercy petition with the President.
APJ Abdul Kalam, 83, died after suffering a massive cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at IIM-Shillong on Monday evening. His body was flown from New Delhi to Tamil Nadu on Wednesday morning.
President Barack Obama remembers him as the People's President, for his humility and dedication to public service. The US media highlighted his role in advancing India's nuclear, space and missile programmes.
Supreme Court on Wednesday will take up afresh the plea of Yakub Memon, the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case convict, seeking stay of his execution scheduled for July 30.
Dr Kalam will be given a state funeral and the last rites would be held at 11am on Thursday, according to the home ministry.
Jayalalithaa has deputed finance minister O Panneerselvam, electricity minister Natham R Viswanathan, housing minister R Vaithilingam and several other ministers to participate in the funeral of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.
The death toll in the building collapse in Thane of Maharashtra has gone upto five even as rescue operations were on.
Usman Memon, the cousin of Yakub Memon, the sole death-row convict of the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, visited the central prison here on Tuesday evening.