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Twelve coaches of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur

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Newdelhi:20/4/19:Twelve coaches of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh early morning today. The train was going to New Delhi when the incident occurred near Rooma railway station in Kanpur Nagar district at around 1 am. According to railway officials, at least 13 people were injured in the incident. The injured have been admitted to a ...

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Government has suspended the LoC trade in Jammu and Kashmir

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Newdelhi:19/4/19:The government has suspended the LoC trade in Jammu and Kashmir from Friday, April 19. The Home Ministry has issued an order in this regard. The decision was taken as the government has been receiving reports that the Cross LoC trade routes are being misused by the Pakistan-based elements for funnelling illegal weapons, narcotics and fake currency. The LoC trade ...

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Campaigning is gaining momentum up for the 3rd phase of Lok Sabha elections

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Newdelhi:19/4/19:Campaigning is gaining momentum up for the third phase. Polling will be held in 116 constituencies, across 13 states and 2 Union Territories, on Tuesday. Senior BJP leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held public rallies in Bagalkote and Chikkodi in North Karnataka and at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala yesterday. Mr Modi will address a convention of traders at Talkatora stadium ...

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Sixty-six per cent polling has been recorded for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections

Rourkela: Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes  during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Rourkela, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (PTI Photo) (PTI4_18_2019_000263B)

Newdelhi:19/4/19:Sixty-six per cent polling has been recorded for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections. Ninety-five Parliamentary constituencies, spread over 11 States and one Union Territory, went to polls in this phase on Thursday. Briefing media in New Delhi, Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said, polling in this phase in 95 constituencies spread over 11 states and one union ...

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Good Friday is being observed by Christians all over the world to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ

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Newdelhi:19/4/19:Good Friday is being observed today by Christians all over the world to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. It is observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday, that marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Prayers and masses have been organised in the Churches and Chapels. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, ...

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Birth anniversary of 24th and last Jain Tirthankar Lord Mahavir is being celebrated

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Newdelhi:17/4/19:Mahavir Jayanti, the birth anniversary of 24th and last Jain Tirthankar Lord Mahavir is being celebrated across the country today. It is one of the most sacred days for Jain people. The followers of Lord Mahavir celebrate this festival by chanting prayers, offering Prasad and participating in chariot processions. President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu have ...

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Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre for permitting Muslim women to enter mosques for prayers

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Newdelhi:16/4/19:The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre and asked it to respond on a petition seeking permission for Muslim women to enter mosques to offer prayers. A bench, headed by Justice SA Bobde, told the counsel appearing for the petitioners that it will hear the matter because of the apex court’s judgment in the Sabarimala temple case. In ...

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Campaigning for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections ends this evening

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Newdelhi:16/4/19:Campaigning for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections ends this evening. 97 constituencies, spread over 12 States and one Union Territory, will go to polls in this phase on Thursday. All 39 constituencies of Tamil Nadu will go to polls in this phase. Other constituencies are: 14 in Karnataka; 10 in Maharashtra; eight in Uttar Pradesh; five each in ...

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Recent year country is likely to receive normal monsoon

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Newdelhi:15/4/19:In a good news to farmers who mainly depend on monsoon, the country is likely to receive normal monsoon rainfall this year. Briefing media in New Delhi on Southwest Monsoon season rainfall forecast, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences Dr M Rajeevan said, monsoon seasonal rainfall from June to September is likely to be 96 per cent of the long period ...

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Supreme Court has remarks made by Rahul Gandhi on the Rafale case verdict were “incorrectly attributed”

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Newdelhi:15/4/19:The Supreme Court has said that remarks made by Rahul Gandhi on the Rafale case verdict were “incorrectly attributed” to the apex court and directed the Congress President to give his explanation by next Monday. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi today said it will consider the petition filed by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi seeking contempt action against ...

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