China protests Dalai Lama’s presence at United Nations conference; calls him ‘separatist’

BEIJING: China has lodged a pro¬test with the UN for inviting the Dalai Lama to its conference in Geneva say¬ing that the Tibetan spiritual leader is a separatist and not entitled to talk about human rights. China voiced “strong unsatisfaction” and lodged solemn representations after the Dalai Lama was invited to attend an activity on […]

De-villiers toughest batsman to bowl to: Hazlewood

KOLKATA: Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood feels South African swashbuckler A B de Villiers will be the toughest batsman to bowl against given his compact technique and ability to score with innovative strokes. “He can really dominate to a great extent in the first six overs. Even at the end, he can dominate. Every team has […]

We can give this tournament a real shake: Smith

KOLKATA: Australia skipper Steve Smith Saturday stressed on the importance of winning the ICC World Twenty20, the one trophy missing from the glittering cabinet of the record five-time world champions who’re no 1 in Test and ODI format. “It’s the one trophy that eluded us. We want to win every tournament and series that we […]

Protect human rights during anti-militant ops: DGP

Protect human rights during anti-militant ops: DGP

SRINAGAR: Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police K Rajendra Kumar on Saturday said “special care” should be taken to ensure that human rights are not violated during anti-militant operations and stressed on better synergy among law enforcing agencies to ensure safety and security of people. “While dealing with the (law and order) situations, the […]

Vohra decries clash of old ideologies with new ideas

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today underscored the need for good governance and honest administration for the development of country even as he decried clash of erstwhile ideologies and traditions with new ideas and perception. Noting that India is a large, populous country with many religions, old orientations, diverse socio-religious and […]

Pakistan team arrives in India for World T20

Kolkata: Cleared by their government after days of uncertainty over their participation, the Pakistani contingent arrived in India to take part in the World Twenty20 cricket tournament as they landed here after a long flight. The 27-member Pakistan cricket contingent arrived in the city from Abu Dhabi, finally ending days of suspension over their participation […]

Tyre of IAF plane bursts while landing, none hurt

Dehradun: Chief of Central Army Command Lt Gen B S Negi and seven other armed forces personnel on Saturday had a narrow escape when one of the tyres of a Dornier aircraft burst while landing at the Jolly Grant airport, about 30 km from the city. Flight operations at Jolly Grant airport had been temporarily […]

Websites giving false advertisement about RPF recruitment: Railways

New Delhi: Indian Railways on Saturday stated that some websites have given false advertisement about recruitment drive in the Railway Protection Force and said no such notification has been issued by the Ministry or RPF. “Some websites are spreading false information regarding recruitment of about 18,000 constables in RPF. It is hereby informed that no […]