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  • Happy New Year creates history! Earns Rs 108 crores on the opening weekend October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Looks like Farah Khan's new film 'Happy New Year' is set to create history at the Box Office. The film, which features stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani and Sonu Sood in key roles, has earned a whopping Rs 108.86 crores in first...
  • Pakistan shells Indian villages along LoC in J&K, 5 civilians killed, 30 injured October 6, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire once again on Monday morning as they fired along RS Pura sector in Jammu. As many as five civilians were killed and nearly 30 others injured in the heavy shelling. A 10-year-old child is among those killed. "The number of civilians killed in Pakistani firing...
  • Delhi Police to have unit to probe frauds of less than Rs 2 crore September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police plans to have a specialised unit to investigate the cases of fraud running below Rs two crore, a senior Delhi Police official said. The unit, which will work under the supervision of Economic Offense Wing (EOW), would be formed at all 11 districts each. At present,...
  • J&K ground report: Houses in RS Pura bear signs of shelling, villagers continue to live in fear August 30, 2014

    Srinagar: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised Pakistan for making a spectacle out of the talks, it is the residents along the Line of Control that are facing the brunt of the daily ceasefire violations. Tears well up the eyes of Shah Din as he sits next to the newly...
  • Ceasefire violations: A virtual nightmare for people near the IndoPak border August 29, 2014

    RS Pura International Border: As Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire along the border, the men, women and children living in the villages near the border are living a virtual nightmare every day. These are people caught in the crossfire of the IndoPak politics for decades. One sees tearful women and...
  • Air India website crashes on day 1 of its grand Rs 100perticket sale August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India website on Wednesday crashed on day one of the 5day special discount period. The airline had launched 'Air India Offer', a scheme offering tickets for Rs 100 apart from all applicable taxes. The offer has started from Wednesday. The discount is available only for online booking and...
  • NC, BJP workers clash after Amit Shah visits border camps following ceasefire violations August 25, 2014

    Jammu: Clashes broke out between workers of the ruling National Conference and Bharatiya Janata Party after the latter's chief Amit Shah visited RS Pura sector in Jammu on Monday morning. Shah and BJP spokesperson Ram Madhav visited border camps in the morning following repeated ceasefire violation by the Pakistani Army. Clashes...
  • Ceasefire violation: Heavy firing by Pakistan troops kills 2 civilians; jawan, 3 others injured August 23, 2014

    Srinagar: Pakistan Army violated ceasefire yet again on Saturday morning as it fired on the Border Security Force posts near the international border in R.S. Pura sector and Arania sub sector. Two civilians were killed and three others suffered injuries in the firing. One jawan too has been hurt in...
  • J&K: Another ceasefire violation in RS Pura sector, one civilian injured August 22, 2014

    Jammu: Another incident of ceasefire violation was reported from RS Pura Sector in Jammu last night. Heavy firing commenced in the area of Abdulian and Korotana from 2 AM, continuing till early morning. One civilian has been injured after a shell hit his home near the LoC. No casualties have...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in RS Pura sector August 18, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire once again by targeting troops in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. "Pakistan Rangers armed with heavy weaponry resorted to heavy mortar shelling and firing of automatic weapons on 15 to 20 Border Out Posts (BoPs) in Arnia and RS Pura subsectors...
  • J&K: Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire, firing at BSF posts in RS Pura sector August 17, 2014

    Jammu: In yet another incidence of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops targetted two BSF posts in the RS Pura sector of Jammu early on Sunday morning. The troops from across the border began firing at about 2:30 AM early morning. The BSF jawans swiftly retaliated against the attack and the gunbattle between the...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah's new team; Varun Gandhi out, BS Yeddyurappa named vice president August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday reconstituted his core team. He has appointed former Karnataka chief minister and MP BS Yeddyurappa as one of the national vice presidents. Other senior leaders Bandaru Dattathreya and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi have also been appointed as vice presidents. The announcement...
  • Name the corrupt judges, Justice RS Sodhi tells Justice Katju August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Delhi High Court judge Justice RS Sodhi has hit out at former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju for making allegations of corruption in the judiciary. "Why is Katju not making all allegations at one go. Why is he not taking names of the corrupt judges? Is...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, 20th attack in last 3 months August 9, 2014

    Rajouri: There has been yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan in BG sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. Pakistani troops fired on Indian posts with small arms and automatic weapons to which the Indian side retaliated. No causalities have been reported so far. There have been more than 20 ceasefire violations...
  • Average CEO salary at top Sensex firms near Rs 10 crore July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The average CEO pay at India's top listed companies has risen to Rs 10 crore a year, but still remains less than onetenth of over Rs 100 crore median remuneration paid to their peers in the US. The top executives of the country's biggest blue chip companies, forming...
  • Rajasthan: Congress stages walkout over crimes against women July 18, 2014

    The Opposition Congress on Friday staged a walkout from the House after the Speaker refused to allow its members to hold a discussion on the alleged rise in crimes against women in the state. The members alleged that the law and order situation in the state was deteriorating since the BJP...
  • Rs 2482 crore earmarked for education sector in Delhi budget July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: To spruce up the educational infrastructure, Rs 2,482 crore was on Friday allocated to the Education sector in the Delhi budget, which is approximately 14.8% of the plan outlay of Rs 16,700 crore. Rs 350 crore was earmarked for the construction of 20 new schools in the budget...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan kills one BSF personnel, injures four July 16, 2014

    Jammu: In a major ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Wednesday opened heavy fire at Indian border outposts along the International Border in Jammu district, killing one BSF personnel and leaving four injured. Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on forward Pittal border outpost along IB in Arnia forward area of...
  • Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 to girls arrested over FB row on Bal Thackeray's death July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday directed Maharashtra Government to pay Rs 50,000 each to the two girls who were arrested over a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray, saying their detention was "illegal". According to a statement released on Tuesday, the Commission...
  • J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pora sector, no casualties July 12, 2014

    Srinagar: There has been yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the border on Saturday. Pakistan Rangers fired at Indian post Pindi in RS Pora sector on Saturday morning. The Indian posts retaliated the firing. There are no reports of casualties so far. ...
  • Vasundhara Raje to present annual budget on July 14 July 11, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje who is also the Finance Minister will present the annual budget of the state for the fiscal year 201415 on July 14. The ruling BJP government decided it at the Business Advisory Committee meeting attended by the Parliamentary Minister RS Rathore, Chief Whip Kalulal Gurjar, and...
  • Chhattisgarh authorities discover Rs 20 crore tax fraud June 24, 2014

    The Commercial Tax Department of Chhattisgarh has ordered registration of FIR against 32 firms for evading altogether Rs 20 crore of tax by issuing bogus bills. These firms, most of them just shellcompanies, submitted bogus bills for the amount totalling Rs 400 crore, said Secretary of Commercial Tax Department RS Vishwakarma. Taxpayer...
  • Rebels keep JDU on tenterhooks ahead of RS bypoll in Bihar June 18, 2014

    Trouble seemed to be brewing for the ruling JD(U) ahead of the Rajya Sabha bypoll in Bihar on June 19 with a dissident leader claiming that 33 MLAs skipped the legislature party meeting in Patna on Tuesday evening. Party chief Sharad Yadav tried to play down absence of a large number...
  • Sharad Yadav, Hariprasad among 12 to file RS poll papers June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: JDU chief Sharad Yadav, former diplomat Pawan K Verma in Bihar and senior Congress leaders B K Hariprasad and Rajiv Gowda of Karnataka were among the 12 candidates who filed their nominations on Monday on the last day for June 19 elections for Rajya Sabha berths in 4...
  • NCP declares Praful Patel as its RS nominee June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: NCP on Monday named former union minister Praful Patel as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha election in Maharashtra slated for June 19. The decision to field Patel was taken at a meeting of the NCP Parliamentary Board here, party sources said. Patel will file his nomination on June 5. NCP...
  • 'Flood vacation' for schools in floodprone districts May 3, 2014

    Students of hundreds of government schools in Bihar's 20 floodprone districts will get a "flood vacation" during the rainy season and not a summer vacation this year, an official said on Saturday. "There will be no summer vacation in government schools in the floodprone 119 blocks in 20 districts," RS Singh,...
  • PIL filed to seek probe into Vadra's Skylight Hospitality land deals in Rajasthan April 30, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday fixed May 15 for hearing a PIL seeking a courtmonitored CBI probe into land deals entered into by Robert Vadra firms. A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw fixed the case for hearing arguments on the maintainability of the plea on...
  • Assam: Former militant, ex-NSG boss, tribal strongman in the fray from Kokrajhar March 22, 2014

    The Northeast, with its numerous insurgencies, is no stranger to former militants trying out their electoral fortunes. In Assam's restive Kokrajhar constituency, however, a curious triangular contest is shaping up this Parliamentary election season, pitting a senior former ULFA leader against one of the most firebrand leaders of the Bodoland...
  • Meet a Lok Sabha candidate whose total assets amount to just Rs 750 March 17, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when several crorepaties are seeking entry into Parliament, a candidate with a total asset of just Rs 750 has filed nomination papers in Kerala for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls. Biju, the Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) candidate from Kottayam, has declared in the affidavit...