EC must address queries related to working of EVMs: Omar

EC must address queries related to working of EVMs: Omar

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday asked the Election Commission to address the queries being raised on the trustworthiness of the electronic voting machines (EVMs). “I’ve been extremely sceptical of EVM related conspiracy theories but I’m beginning to question my unwavering faith in the machines & their infallibility,” Abdullah wrote in a Twitter post. […]

Majority of drugs being smuggled into J-K from across LoC: DGP

Majority of drugs being smuggled into J-K from across LoC: DGP

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir is facing narco- terrorism and a majority of drugs being smuggled into the state are from across the Line of Control (LoC), DGP S P Vaid said today. The director general of police (DGP) also sought the cooperation of people, including parents of drug addicts, to root out the menace, terming […]

GoI to come up with a policy to make petrol cheaper

GoI to come up with a policy to make petrol cheaper

MUMBAI: India’s Roads Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said the government will be soon announcing a policy, which calls for 15 per cent blending of methanol in petrol to make it cheaper and also reduce pollution. “In the upcoming Parliament session, I am announcing a policy of blending 15 per cent methanol in petrol,” Gadkari […]

68 pc voting in phase-1 of Gujarat polls: EC

68 pc voting in phase-1 of Gujarat polls: EC

NEW DELHI: Sixty eight per cent polling was recorded in the first phase of Gujarat polls, Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Unmesh Sinha said on Saturday. Eighty nine seats out of the total of 182 Assembly constituencies went to polls in the first phase with prominent candidates like Chief Minister Vijay Rupani (Rajkot West), Congress’ Shaktisinh […]

Modi changing agenda of Guj polls after getting exposed: Rahul

Modi changing agenda of Guj polls after getting exposed: Rahul

PATAN: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of changing the agenda of the Gujarat elections as he was getting exposed on one issue after another. At a rally in Harij in Patan district, Gandhi said Modi raised the issue of suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar’s remark about him […]

N Korea condemns ‘dotard’ Trump over Jerusalem

N Korea condemns ‘dotard’ Trump over Jerusalem

SEOUL: North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, renewing its description of him as a “dotard” in a statement released Saturday on state media. Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un have traded threats of war and personal insults in recent months as tensions remain high over the […]

Bumrah’s Test selection is a lesson for youngsters: Rohit

DHARAMSALA: Jasprit Bumrah’s selection in the South Africa-bound Test squad is a lesson for all youngsters that hard work always pays off, said Indian skipper Rohit Sharma. A limited overs regular, Bumrah earned his maiden call-up in the Indian Test team as the fifth specialist pacer, who is expected to add variety with his ability […]

Nifty settles above 10,250 mark, global leads run up

Nifty settles above 10,250 mark, global leads run up

MUMBAI: Key stock index Nifty pushed up for second consecutive session on uninterrupted buying, mainly in FMCG, pharma and metal sectors, as global cues ruled firm. The positive global leads came as a sentiment driver and continued value buying across sectors barring PSU banks and media helped the Nifty end above the 10,250 mark. The […]