India lodges strong protest with Pak over drone activities in Jammu area

India on Saturday lodged a “very strong protest” with Pakistan over cross-border activities of drones and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. The protest was lodged during a sector commander-level meeting between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers, at the international border in Jammu’s Suchetgarh sector. During the meeting, …

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Mobile Phone Snatching Gang Busted In UP, 4 Minors Detained

The accused stole the phone of a ward boy who works at the district hospital, they said. Muzaffarnagar: A mobile phone snatching gang was busted with the arrest of four people in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district, police said on Saturday. Senior police official Sukirti Madhav Mishra said that the gang …

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2 More Test Positive For Zika In Kerala; Total Now 46

The Zika virus cases in the country have reached to 46. (Representational) Thiruvananthapuram: Two more people tested positive for Zika virus in Kerala, taking the total number of reported cases of the infection to 46, out of which five are active. A 42-year-old woman from Kumarapuram in Thiruvananthapuram and a …

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Mega Block For Mumbai’s Harbour Line Today

Central railway services have been affected due to rain. (Representational) Mumbai (Maharashtra): The Central Railway has announced a halt of operations on the Harbour Line in Mumbai on Sunday. “On Sunday, we are announcing mega block on harbour line. There has been quite some damage between Badlapur, Vangani and Karjat …

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Police In UP’s Noida Reunite 78 Children With Parents

The police have reunited 78 children with their families in the past one month. Noida: As many as 78 children languishing in shelter homes have been reunited with their families in a period of one month by the Noida Police as part of a special campaign, officials said on Saturday. …

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Th Muivah, At Helm Of Talks With Centre On Naga Issue, Hospitalised

Earlier his year, NSCN-IM said talks would continue under the 2015 agreement signed with the centre. File Dimapur: General secretary of the insurgent group NSCN(IM), Th Muivah, has been hospitalised in Dimapur, official sources informed late on Saturday night. Nagaland health officials have neither denied nor confirmed the media report …

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Bhupen Bora Appointed As Assam Congress President

Guwahati: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday announced Bhupen Bora, a close aide of Rahul Gandhi, as Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president. The post had been lying vacant since Ripun Bora resigned after the Assam assembly election loss. A notice from All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Saturday announced that …

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Sedition, Anti-Terror Laws Misused To Stifle Dissent: Ex-Supreme Court Judges

Sedition, Anti-Terror Laws Misused To Stifle Dissent: Ex-Supreme Court Judges (Representational) New Delhi: Four former Supreme Court judges Saturday batted for repeal of penal provision on sedition and stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) saying these are usually misused to stifle dissent and quell the voices which ask questions from …

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