Bengaluru: Five arrested in Tanzanian student assault case

Bengaluru: Five arrested in Tanzanian student assault case

BENGALURU: Amidst the outrage over the alleged assault and stripping of a 21-year-old Tanzanian woman here, the Karnataka government on Thursday said five persons have been arrested in connection with the incident but denied that she was paraded naked. As the incident on Sunday night took a serious diplomatic turn, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said, […]

SC asks BCCI to respond to Lodha committee’s report by March 3

SC asks BCCI to respond to Lodha committee’s report by March 3

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked the Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) to respond by March 3 to the report of the Lodha committee recommending major structural changes in its Board. Ever since the committee submitted its report, there have been concerns and apprehensions from all corners within the board regarding […]

Sensex rises 115 points to halt 3-day losing streak

MUMBAI: Market benchmark Sensex on Thursday snapped a three-session losing spree as it jumped by 115 points to 24,338.43 and in the process recovered from a two-week low on value-buying in recently beaten-down stocks. In addition, the rupee supported the recovery as it appreciated by 37 paise to 67.70 intra-day against the dollar. Higher Asian […]

US does not suppress Islam: Obama

WASHINGTON: Terming the recent anti-Muslim rhetoric in the US poll campaign as “inexcusable”, President Barack Obama has said the best way to fight terrorism is to show that the US does not suppress Islam. “The best way to fight terrorism is to show the US does not suppress Islam and refute lies to the contrary,” […]

‘Pak madrasas laundering money to fund jihadi”

Washington, Feb 4: Radical Pakistani madrasas are enaged in massive trade-based money laundering to fund jihadist groups, eminent experts have told American lawmakers who expressed concerns over terror financing. Concerned over the practice, Congressman Stephen F Lynch said trade-based money laundering (TBML) involves using trade and products or commodities for value in order to divert […]

US does not suppress Islam: Obama

Washington, Feb 4: Terming the recent anti-Muslim rhetoric in the US poll campaign as “inexcusable”, President Barack Obama has said the best way to fight terrorism is to show that the US does not suppress Islam. “The best way to fight terrorism is to show the US does not suppress Islam and refute lies to […]

Naxal killed in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: A Naxal was gunned down today in a fierce encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district, police said. With this, 25 ultras have so far been killed in separate gun-battles in Bastar region this year, they said. The encounter took place between the District Reserve Group (DRG) and the ultras in a forested […]

Rescue operations stepped up to trace missing Army personnel

Jammu: Rescue operations were today intensified with induction of specialised teams, sniffer dogs and equipment to trace the 10 Indian Army personnel trapped under a mass of snow after an avalanche hit a high altitude military post in Siachen Glacier in  Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. A Defence Spokesman said that blocks of snow […]

GOVT FORMATION: Mehbooba meets Jammu-based party leaders

GOVT FORMATION: Mehbooba meets Jammu-based party leaders

Jammu: While maintaining suspense over government formation, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday met Jammu-based party leaders, a day after arriving from Srinagar for the first time since the demise of her father and the late chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed about a month ago. Mehbooba visited Jammu region’s party headquarters at Gandhi Nagar and […]