World: India

Trouble in store for Sikkim after Chamling backs Gorkhaland stir

Sunday  05:50,   25 june 2017
Hindustan Times

Trouble in the Himalayan state of Sikkim is set to rise after its chief minister Pawan Chamling extended support to the struggle for a separate state of Gorkhaland. On Friday, Trinamool Congress supporters and a section of car drivers and owners[...]

Kerala actor approaches police alleging blackmail

Sunday  05:50,   25 june 2017
The Indian Express

Leading actor Dileep had alleged that there was an attempt to extort money from him by one Vishnu.The chargesheet was filed two months ago but police are probing further after Suni reportedly disclosed the conspiracy to a co-prisoner named[...]

Tablets to replace bags, books in govt primary schools: Gujarat CM

Sunday  05:50,   25 june 2017
The Indian Express

The state education department will roll out “Gyankunj” scheme for Class VII and VIII students in 2,051 government schools across districts by July. These schools will be chosen from nearly 34,000 government primary schools in[...]

Election Commission signals disqualification for 20 AAP lawmakers for holding office of profit

Sunday  05:50,   25 june 2017
Hindustan Times

In its order, the poll panel said the AAP MLAs “did hold de facto the office of parliamentary secretaries”. The AAP said it respects the ruling and hinted that the party might challenge it in court.A parliamentary secretary assists a minister, and[...]

New airport to come up in Greater Noida’s Jewar as Centre clears proposal

Sunday  04:25,   25 june 2017
Hindustan Times

The airport at Jewar in Greater Noida is likely to be operational in the next 5-6 years. Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said at a press briefing in New Delhi on Saturday that “in-principle clearance has been granted” for the[...]

New airport to come up in Greater Noida’s Jewar as Centre clears proposal

Sunday  04:25,   25 june 2017
Hindustan Times

The airport at Jewar in Greater Noida is likely to be operational in the next 5-6 years. Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said at a press briefing in New Delhi on Saturday that “in-principle clearance has been granted” for the[...]

New airport to come up in Greater Noida’s Jewar as Centre clears proposal

Sunday  04:25,   25 june 2017
Hindustan Times

The airport at Jewar in Greater Noida is likely to be operational in the next 5-6 years. Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said at a press briefing in New Delhi on Saturday that “in-principle clearance has been granted” for the[...]

Poll Panel Disqualifies MP Minister Narottam Mishra Over Alleged Corruption

Saturday  12:16,   24 june 2017
NDTV

Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra today has been disqualified by the Election Commission of India.The poll panel found that Mr Mishra hadn't revealed his expenditure on paid[...]

ED files money laundering case against terror groups, Kashmir separatists

Saturday  12:16,   24 june 2017
Livemint

ED registered a money laundering case against terror groups and Kashmir separatist organisations to probe alleged funding for carrying out subversive activities in the valley. Officials said the central probe agency has booked a criminal case under[...]

No DNA report yet, Punjab man’s body sent by Saudi Arabia lying at IGI for 5 months

Saturday  05:51,   24 june 2017
The Indian Express

A resident of Kotla Dhak village of Ludhiana district, Jaswinder had been working as a diesel mechanic in Saudi Arabia’s Al-Kharj province since 2013.For months after his reported death in November 2015, says his Ludhiana-based family, Jaswinder’s[...]

No DNA report yet, Punjab man’s body sent by Saudi Arabia lying at IGI for 5 months

Saturday  05:51,   24 june 2017
The Indian Express

A resident of Kotla Dhak village of Ludhiana district, Jaswinder had been working as a diesel mechanic in Saudi Arabia’s Al-Kharj province since 2013.For months after his reported death in November 2015, says his Ludhiana-based family, Jaswinder’s[...]

'Trump Village' unveiled in India ahead of Modi US visit

Saturday  05:51,   24 june 2017
AFP

A rural Indian settlement with little electricity or running water renamed itself "Trump Village" on Friday in an unusual gesture to the American president ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Washington.A huge billboard[...]

'Trump Village' unveiled in India ahead of Modi US visit

Saturday  05:50,   24 june 2017
AFP

A rural Indian settlement with little electricity or running water renamed itself "Trump Village" on Friday in an unusual gesture to the American president ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Washington.A huge billboard[...]

Centre withdraws security cover of 40 former bureaucrats, netas after review

Saturday  05:50,   24 june 2017
Hindustan Times

Senior congress leader and former defence minister AK Antony is among 40 opposition politicians and former bureaucrats whose security has been downgraded or totally withdrawn.Antony’s security stands downgraded from ‘Y Plus’ to ‘Y’[...]

Centre withdraws security cover of 40 former bureaucrats, netas after review

Saturday  05:50,   24 june 2017
Hindustan Times

Senior congress leader and former defence minister AK Antony is among 40 opposition politicians and former bureaucrats whose security has been downgraded or totally withdrawn.Antony’s security stands downgraded from ‘Y Plus’ to ‘Y’[...]