CRPF DG’s final Kashmir visit before retirement concludes

CRPF DG’s final Kashmir visit before retirement concludes

SRINAGAR: Director General, CRPF, K Durga Prasad on Sunday concluded his two-day visit to Kashmir, his last before retiring from service at the end of this month. “Prasad was on his final Kashmir visit (as DG, CRPF) since he is due for superannuation on February 28,” a spokesman of the paramilitary force said in a […]

Pak police arrests 300 suspects in Lahore bombing

Pak police arrests 300 suspects in Lahore bombing

Lahore: Over 300 people, mostly Afghans, have been arrested in Pakistan’s Punjab province as part of heightened security measures following a suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine that killed 88 worshippers. “More than 350 suspects have been taken into custody mostly Afghans since the Lahore blast last Monday on the Mall Road,” Punjab police spokesman […]

61.16 pc turnout in UP ph-3; polling by and large peaceful

61.16 pc turnout in UP ph-3; polling by and large peaceful

LUCKNOW: A 61.16-per cent voter turnout was on Sunday recorded in the third phase of the seven-phase Uttar Pradesh polls which concluded by and large peacefully. As many as 69 Assembly constituencies in the Yadav heartland, considered crucial for the ruling Samajwadi Party in the state, went to the polls in this phase. “Turnout of […]

US Carrier Strike group starts patrolling in disputed SCS

US Carrier Strike group starts patrolling in disputed SCS

Washington: A US aircraft carrier strike group has begun patrolling in the disputed South China Sea despite China’s warning to America against challenging its sovereignty in the area. The US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, an operational formation of the United States Navy, began routine operations in the South China Sea on February 18, […]

Akhilesh Yadav will become CM again, no rift in SP: Mulayam

Akhilesh Yadav will become CM again, no rift in SP: Mulayam

ETAWAH (UP): Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said there was no rift in the party and his son Akhilesh Yadav will become Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister again. “There is no rift in SP. Akhilesh will become chief minister as a lot of development work was done in his regime,” Yadav told reporters […]

Online EPF withdrawal, pension fixation to be a reality by May

Online EPF withdrawal, pension fixation to be a reality by May

New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO is expected to launch online facility for settlement of claims, including EPF withdrawal and pension fixation, by May this year to put an end to tedious paper work by its members. At present, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) receive close to 1 crore applications manually for settlement of […]

Gang printing fake currency notes busted in Jammu, 2 held

Gang printing fake currency notes busted in Jammu, 2 held

Jammu: Police on Saturday busted a gang involved in printing of fake currency and arrested two people, recovering fake banknotes with face value of nearly Rs four lakh in different denominations in Jammu region. Two persons have been arrested and Rs 3.98 lakh in fake currency has been recovered from them apart from a printer […]

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