- Pak condemns India's statement on taking back PoK(6 minutes ago)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan on Tuesday "strongly condemned and rejected the inflammatory and irresponsible" remarks made by the Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on taking back Pakistan occupied Kashmir, saying they could "further escalate tensions and seriously jeopardise peace and security in the region".
- IIM-B faculty, students seek fresh probe into Jharkhand lynching(00:34)
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) A section of faculty and students of the state-run Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B) urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order a fresh inquiry into the death of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari on June 22 due to alleged mob lynching on June 17 in Jharkhand's Kharsawan district village.
- NGOs 'substantially' funded by govt compliant to RTI Act: SC(00:00)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that non-government organisations (NGOs) substantially financed, whether directly or indirectly, by the appropriate government came within the ambit of 'public authority' under Section 2(h) of the Right to Information Act, 2005.
- Protesters hurl Modi effigy into Narmada(23:54)
Barwani (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) Can anyone's ego be greater than the lives of millions? During the grand celebration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 69th birthday on Tuesday the question seems to be answered in affirmative in the Malwa and Nimar region of Madhya Pradesh as the fate of 32,000 families is linked to success of the celebration.
- Modi-Xi summit will be in as warm a spirit as Wuhan: Jaishankar(23:46)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Dismissing the recent scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh as a "face-off" that was resolved, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday said the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, set for October in India, would be held in "as warm a spirit as Wuhan".
- Indian Technomac assets to be auctioned: Himachal HC(23:36)
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday refused to stay the auction of assets worth Rs 288.91 crore of Indian Technomac Company Ltd and its promoters in a case relating to a bank fraud.
- Wipro engineering arm, BEML in pact for defence projects(23:34)
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Global software major Wipro's Infrastructure Engineering arm on Tuesday entered into a strategic partnership with the state-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) to jointly bid for defence projects in areas, like aerospace, industrial automation, 3D printing, artificial intelligence and hydraulic system.
- BJP MPs organise 'No to Plastic' campaign(23:30)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Minister V.K. Singh and Rajya Sabha member Vijay Goel organised 'No to Plastic' campaign on the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi under the theme of "one ladoo, one plastic" at the Ajmeri Gate of Chandni Chowk, here on Tuesday.
- ED attaches Moin Qureshi's Delhi farm house, Bikaner fort(23:24)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said that it has attached the properties of controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi including a farm house in Delhi and an old fort in the border town of Rasjasthan's Bikaner worth Rs 9.35 crore.
- Thakur announces new cricket, sports academy in Leh(23:20)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In a bid to develop the Ladakh region, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur on Tuesday announced setting up of a cricket and sports academy in the region to ensure that talented athletes get the required training.
- Govt may announce more fiscal measures to spur demand(23:10)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to announce more fiscal measures in the coming days, though the contours of those have not being disclosed, however, sources said infrastructure could be an area of action.
- 'Pedo guy' means 'creepy old man': Musk(23:08)
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Tesla founder Elon Musk has said that he didn't mean to insult a Thai cave rescue diver by calling him a 'pedo guy' as in South Africa it simply means a 'creepy old man'.
- Stokes and his family deserve better: Marcus Rashford(23:02)
Manchester, Sep 17 (IANS) England and Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford on Tuesday came out in support of the country's cricketer Ben Stokes after an English daily published details about his personal life and family, which the star allrounder termed as "utterly disgusting" and the "lowest form of journalism".
- Trains to be more silent and eco-friendly with HOG system(22:58)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Travelling in trains will become more silent and eco-friendly, as the Indian Railways is going to replace the two generator cars placed on either side of the trains with Head On Generation (HOG) system.
- Militants set afire elderly J&K man's car for defying them(22:54)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Militants allegedly set ablaze an elderly man's car in the Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday for defying the bandh (shutdown) call by them in the Valley. A case has been registered in the Warpora police station of Sopore.
- SC seeks status report in coal block cases(22:44)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to submit a status report on the probe and ongoing trial in the coal block allocation case.
- NIA suspends 3 officers over graft charge in FIF case(22:40)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday said it has suspended three officials, including one Superintendent of Police (SP), in a case of alleged bribery for shielding a businessman in a terror funding case involving Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) which is linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed.
- 2 held for posting pictures with weapons on social media(22:38)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi Police arrested two persons from Sagarpur area in the national capital after they posted their photos and videos brandishing sophisticated weapons on various social media sites to threaten their targets and extort money, police said on Tuesday.
- BJP flays AAP for not setting up OSC for women(22:36)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta here on Tuesday criticised the Delhi government for its failure to set up one-stop centres (OSC) to help sexual assault and violence victims and blamed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal for that.
- 44-year old businessman shot dead in North Delhi(22:30)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A 44-year-old businessman was shot dead allegedly by two unidentified bike-borne assailants following an altercation between them in northeast Delhi's Jyoti Nagar area, police said here on Tuesday.