R-Day: Police seeks people’s ‘cooperation’

R-Day: Police seeks people’s ‘cooperation’

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police has sought cooperation of the people attending the Republic Day function here to avoid any inconvenience. In a statement issued here, Senior Superintendent of Police, Security, Jammu urged people not to carry items including cameras, arms, ammunition, sharp edged weapons, polythene bags, ladies purses, lunch boxes, transistors, patromax, handy fire […]

Boy killed by Leopard in Doda

Boy killed by Leopard in Doda

BHADERWAH: A 12-year-old boy was killed by a leopard when he had gone out to answer nature’s call in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Saturday. Sahil Ahmed, son of Ghulam Mohammad, was killed by a leopard when he had gone out of his house to answer nature’s call in Nalwa village late […]

25 killed, 50 injured in market blast in Pak’s Kurram agency

25 killed, 50 injured in market blast in Pak’s Kurram agency

PESHAWAR: A powerful explosion on Saturday ripped through a crowded vegetable market in minority Shias dominated Parachinar in northwest Pakistan’s restive Kurram tribal agency, killing at least 25 people and injuring 50 others. The blast – claimed by Tehrik-i-Taliban – occurred at the market inside Eidgah Bazaar in Parachinar, the administrative headquar-ters of the agency […]

Bihar forms world’s largest human chain against liquor

Bihar forms world’s largest human chain against liquor

PATNA: Bihar on Saturday claimed to have formed the world’s largest human chain with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, political leaders, cutting across party lines, and citizens held each other’s hand to reaffirm commit¬ment towards liquor ban. The 45-minute-long human chain started at 12:15 PM at the historic Gandhi Maidan when Chief Minister Nitish Kumar floated […]

Four tweets, 14 million followers

Four tweets, 14 million followers

WASHINGTON: In less than 12 hours after being inaugurated as the 45th President of the US, Donald Trump, an avid Twitter user, has as many as 14 million followers. In fact, his POTUS account was fast catching up with his personal Twitter handle @RealDonaldTrump where he has 20.9 mil-lion followers that he has earned in […]

Obama and Michelle tweet one final time

Obama and Michelle tweet one final time

WASHINGTON: Promising to be “right there” with the US citizens at every step, Barack Obama in his final tweet as the 44th President of the United States on Saturday thanked his countrymen, saying serving them was the “honour of his life”. “It’s been the honour of my life to serve you. You made me a […]

Hong Kong withdraws visa-free facility for Indians

Hong Kong withdraws visa-free facility for Indians

Beijing: In a setback to Indian travellers, Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China, has withdrawn the visa-free facility for Indians who will have to complete a pre-arrival registration from Monday. “The Pre-arrival Registration for Indian Nationals will be implemented on January 23. The online service for Pre-arrival Registration for Indian Nationals is now […]

TRUMP’S SWEARING-IN at 58th PRESIDENTIAL inauguration ceremony

TRUMP’S SWEARING-IN at 58th PRESIDENTIAL inauguration ceremony

WASHINGTON: When President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the US today, this will be the 58th formal presidential inaugural ceremony since 1789. In all, US Presidents have been sworn into office 70 times – usually in public, sometimes in private following the death or resignation of a President, or because […]

SC to name BCCI admins on Jan 24, modifies earlier order

SC to name BCCI admins on Jan 24, modifies earlier order

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday decided to announce the names of administrators for the cash-rich BCCI on January 24, even as it modified its earlier order by which a person having a cumulative tenure of nine years in any state association and BCCI would stand disqualified from holding any position in the apex […]