Anti-Kashmiri banners: UP Navnirman Sena’s Amit Jani arrested

Anti-Kashmiri banners: UP Navnirman Sena’s Amit Jani arrested

Meerut: Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena chief Amit Jani has been arrested in connection with the anti- Kashmiri hoardings that were put up in the city. Partapur police station in-charge Dinesh Sharma said Jani was arrested from the Delhi-Doon highway near Partapur bypass when he was on his way to Dehradun from the capital Saturday night. […]

Govt may formulate common Hindi teaching scheme for varsities

Govt may formulate common Hindi teaching scheme for varsities

New Delhi: Universities and higher education institutions across the country may soon implement a “common Hindi teaching scheme” with recommendations of a parliamentary panel in this regard getting the president’s nod. Also, universities without Hindi department may be asked to establish one. All educational institutions shall also be asked to fix a minimum level of […]

Defence top brass discusses security threats, advocates tri-service doctrine

Defence top brass discusses security threats, advocates tri-service doctrine

New Delhi: Top army commanders have carried out a detailed analysis of India’s internal and external security threats including the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and decided to push for modernisation of the force, besides advocating a tri-service doctrine to deal with major security challenges. At a six-day annual commanders’ conference, the top brass of […]

Be combat-ready: Chinese President Xi tells military

Be combat-ready: Chinese President Xi tells military

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping has underlined the need for building a combat-ready army and accelerate the building of the theatre joint combat command system, amidst the PLA flexing its muscles in the disputed South China Sea. Xi, the ruling Communist party’s General Secretary and the Central Military Commission’s Chairman, made the comments while inspecting […]

Delhi votes for better roads, cleanliness

Delhi votes for better roads, cleanliness

NEW DELHI: Better roads and cleanliness were the most important issues for a majority of voters who exercised their franchise in the MCD polls on Sunday. For Sonia Jaiswal, a first-time voter from Janakpuri, sanitation is a major issue as it leads to various diseases. “I am fed up with the poor sanitation management in […]

Overbooking flights: Govt pushes for transparent mechanism

Overbooking flights: Govt pushes for transparent mechanism

NEW DELHI: The government is considering steps to ensure transparency in the practice of overbooking seats by airlines amid public outrage over a US carrier forcefully offloading a passenger from a packed flight. Overbooking of a flight has been a long-standing practice in the airline industry as seats are considered as a “time sensitive and […]

Muslim teen boxer in US wins right to fight in hijab

Muslim teen boxer in US wins right to fight in hijab

Washington: A 16-year-old Muslim-American boxer, who wants to compete at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, has won the right to wear a hijab and fully cover her arms and legs while boxing in the US. Amaiya Zafar, from Oakdale, Minnesota, no longer will have to choose between her religion or the boxing ring after she […]

‘No required rate too high if you keep calm’

‘No required rate too high if you keep calm’

Pune:  Back in form with a marauding knock, Mahendra Singh Dhoni says no required run rate is too high in a chase if one manages to keep calm the way he did during Rising Pune Supergiant’s IPL clash against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Faced with a target 177, Pune were on the backfoot and required 47 runs […]

Modi asks states to reach out to students from J&K

Modi asks states to reach out to students from J&K

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged all state governments to reach out to the students of Jammu and Kashmir in their respective states. Modi’s advice, which came after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti raised the point at a meeting of Chief Ministers here, assumes significance as it comes against the backdrop […]

Mehbooba to meet Modi today

Mehbooba to meet Modi today

NEW DELHI:  Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Monday amid the deteriorating security situation in the state and strains in the PDP-BJP coalition. Mehbooba, who is under mounting attack in the face of fresh spurt in violence in Kashmir, is expected to discuss with Modi the prevailing situation […]

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