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  • Jammu and Kashmir people need help, says PDP President Mehbooba Mufti 18 hours 27 minutes ago

    President of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed said that she did not want to criticize anyone when it came to rescue operations in Kashmir. "The only point is that its unimaginable what has happened, we need everyone to help us," said Sayeed. ...
  • China to fast-track prosecution of terrorists, extremists 2 days ago

    Beijing: Chinese prosecutors have been asked to fast-track cases involving terrorists, religious extremists and manufacturers of firearms and explosives, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said. Counter-terrorism will be a priority of prosecutors as part of tough measures against the "three evil forces" - terrorism, separatism and extremism. Human trafficking cases will...
  • Every time there's a storm outside your friends will make a joke about you flying away. 10 struggles only a skinny person goes through 4 days ago

    'You should eat properly. Don't you feel weak?' Everyone from your classmates to your relatives is constantly worried about why you don't seem to gain weight. While your best friends are trying to lose weight, while you're trying your best to eat up the world. From protein shakes to junk...
  • Pakistan: Protestors soften stand, agree to resume talks with government September 3, 2014

    Lahore: A de-escalation of the political crisis in Pakistan is likely as the agitating protesters are softening their stand. Tehreek-e-Insaf led by Imran Khan has agreed to resume talks with the government to uphold democracy. The announcement to resume talks was made by party Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The...
  • Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy September 1, 2014

    Hong Kong: Police used pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists on Monday as the Asian financial centre braces for a wave of disruptive protests against China's decision to rule out full democracy. China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee set the stage for a political showdown on Sunday when it rejected...
  • J&K: Uproar in Assembly over role of PDP leader in land grabbing case August 29, 2014

    Srinagar: Pandemonium over the alleged involvement of Sartaj Madni, a senior leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in land grabbing forced the speaker to adjourn the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Friday. Speaker Mubarak Gul adjourned the session amid allegations and counter-allegations between the ruling National Conference (NC) and...
  • Banning alcohol wil encourage black marketing: Mumbai locals August 23, 2014

    After the decision of government to ban sale of alcohol in Mumbai and Kerala this is how locals from Mumbai reacted. ...
  • Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory: reports August 19, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: Chinese troops are reported to have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents in 2013 that had led to a tense three-week standoff. The area is at an altitude of 17,000 feet. The sources said...
  • 'It's easy to quit smoking. I've quit thrice already': 12 real struggle every hard smoker who's just quit will understand August 13, 2014

    If you've just quit smoking after years of inner struggle to kick a habit you picked up 20 years ago, congratulations. You are the boss. But every smoker knows, the first five days are excruciatingly hard to get by. The next 10 days are slightly better, but that is also...
  • Narendra Modi greets people on the occasion of Eid July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and hoped that the festival strengthens the bond of peace, unity and brotherhood in the country. "Greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr. May this auspicious day strengthen the bond of peace, unity and brotherhood across our nation," the Prime...
  • Panel suggests separate law to protect north eastern people from attacks July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A separate law with specific provisions to protect people from the northeast living in different parts of the country along with amendment of sections of IPC has been suggested by a committee set up after increased attacks on citizens from the region. According to sources, the M P...
  • Delhi HC 'pained' by violence against Northeast people July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Pained' by continuing incidents of violence against people from Northeast despite its orders, the Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a report from the government on the steps taken by it to curb "the menace plaguing the society". A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw...
  • Bangaloreans come out in large to protest against minor's rape July 20, 2014

    Bangalore residents came out in large numbers to protest against school authorities and sought justice for the 6-year-old girl who was raped in the school two weeks ago. More than 60,000 people have also signed a petition by change.org to make schools safer. ...
  • Police, ultras exchange fire in Khunti July 16, 2014

    Police and the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) ultras on Wednesday exchanged fire in the jungles of Khunti district even as the police claimed a couple of extremists may have been wounded in the encounter. "The encounter began at 5 pm and lasted for about an hour, during which the...
  • About 720,000 people affected in China rains July 15, 2014

    Beijing: About 720,000 people from 240 townships in central China's Hunan Province have been affected due to heavy rainstorms since early Monday, flood control officials said on Tuesday. Initial investigation showed that 465 homes in the province have been toppled and 149,400 local residents have been relocated as a result of...
  • Bodies of abducted people found in Assam July 13, 2014

    Guwahati: The bullet-riddled bodies of four people, who were abducted by suspected Bodo militants in Assam's Baksa district, have been found, while the curfew imposed in some areas was extended, police said on Sunday. Cadres of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) faction opposed to peace talks with the government...
  • Three militants of 'Sashastra People's Morcha' arrested in Medininagar July 8, 2014

    Three militants of a new ultra outfit 'Sashastra People's Morcha' (SPM) were arrested with arms and ammunition from near Baliari Mode in Maoist-hit Palamau district on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, a special police team conducted search operation and arrested three persons from the area on Monday night, Superintendent of Police,...
  • Six people drown in Mumbai's Murud beach July 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Six people who were enjoying a picnic on Mumbai's Murud beach drowned in the sea on Sunday evening. A group of 15 people from Chembur were on a picnic on the beach when 12 of them went to the sea for a swim. Out of these 12, six people drowned in...
  • China signs yuan accords with France, Luxembourg June 30, 2014

    Shanghai: China's central bank said it has signed agreements for yuan clearing arrangements with France and Luxembourg, with the aim of promoting greater use of its currency overseas. The People's Bank of China (PBoC) said it would designate Chinese banks as the yuan clearing institutions in the two European countries later,...
  • Photos: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins big at sand sculpting World Cup 2014 in Atlantic City, US for his work 'Save Tree, Save the Future' June 28, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won a prize at the sand sculpting World Cup in the US, the artist said Saturday. Pattnaik said he won the People's Choice prize in the solo category for his sand sculpture 'Save Tree, Save the Future'. The 37-year-old artist was the lone participant...
  • Assam: Bodoland People's Front breaks ties with Congress June 26, 2014

    Guwahati: In what could prove to be a setback for the Congress party in Assam, the Bodoland People's Front ended its age old alliance with the party on Thursday. The 13-year-old alliance between the Congress and BPF ran the administration in Assam's troubled Bodoland. BPF chief Hagrama Mohilary cited non-co-operation from...
  • Kerala Chief Minister calls for roll back of rail fare hike June 23, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday asked the Centre to roll back railway passenger fare and freight rate hikes as it would lead to rise in prices of essential commodities. Speaking in the assembly on a notice seeking an adjournment motion moved by CPI-M led LDF opposition, Chandy said...
  • Jammu and Kashmir be made epicentre of SAARC cooperation: PDP June 22, 2014

    Srinagar: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday voiced hoped that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will restart the dialogue and reconciliation process with Pakistan and the state will be made a center stage for SAARC cooperation. "I hope Prime Minister Narendra Modi restarts stalled the process of dialogue and reconciliation that was...
  • Naveen Patnaik: Poor will be largely affected by the rail fair hike June 20, 2014

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik comments on the rail fare hike. He states that hike in fare will further aggravate inflation and increase price rise. The poor people will be largely affected by this move. ...
  • Raman Singh tells officials to redress people's grievances June 19, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has directed senior officials to take necessary steps to ensure speedy redressal of people's grievances in the state. The Chief Minister, in a circular issued directly to additional chief secretaries, principal secretaries and secretaries of all departments in the Mantralaya, asked the process for resolving and...
  • Following a gun battle, 11 Maoist guerrillas including a zonal commander arrested June 18, 2014

    A total of 11 Maoist guerrillas, including a zonal commander, have been arrested in Jharkhand, police said on Wednesday. The guerrillas have been arrested from Gumla district Tuesday night following a gun battle, a police officer said. All the arrested guerrillas belong to People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a splinter group...
  • Bhutan makes an exception for Narendra Modi, claps for him June 16, 2014

    Thimphu: People of Bhutan do not clap as a congratulatory gesture as they believe that clapping is done only to ward off evil spirits. But on Monday, they made an exception for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who gave a rousing speech at the joint session of Bhutanese Parliament. As Modi...
  • People throng churches in Nagaland to celebrate Father's Day June 15, 2014

    Kohima: In Nagaland, large number of people thronged churches holding special mass and services to offer prayers for fathers on Father's Day. Church organisations made gift arrangements for fathers on the special occasion and fathers above 70-years of age were also honoured with special gifts. Churchgoers were seen standing outside...
  • Water crisis hits Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary June 9, 2014

    The death of at least 10 panthers in Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary over last six months has again raised the problem of scarce water in Rajasthan's wildlife parks and sanctuaries. Rajasthan is one of the few states that can boast of two tiger projects, a bird sanctuary and 25 wildlife sanctuaries. These protected...
  • PDP has vision to address aspirations of J&K people: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed June 3, 2014

    Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday said it has a vision to address aspirations of people from all regions and sub-regions of the state. "PDP has a vision to address aspirations of (people from) all regions and sub-regions of the state," PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said while addressing two separate...