Delhi police to use space technology for live crime mapping

New Delhi: The Delhi Police will soon start using space technology for live crime mapping and adopting a “predictive policing” mechanism being developed in partnership with the Indian Space Research Organisation. “The Crime Mapping, Analytics and Predictive System (CMAPS) is being operationalised by Delhi Police in partnership with ISRO for effective use of space technology- […]

‘GoI, states should work in unison to boost growth’

‘GoI, states should work in unison to boost growth’

New Delhi: Invoking the concept of ‘Team India’, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the GoI and states need to work together to put the country on a high growth path even as states pitched for higher allocation to meet additional outgo towards pay revision of their employees. The minister said reforms initiated by […]

Under-19 World Cup: Rishabh Pant powers India into semi-finals

Fatullah: It was a day of double delight for young Rishabh Pant. He guided the India colts to the semi-final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup here with a crushing 197-run win over Namibia, besides fetching Rs 1.9 crore Indian Premier League deal with the Delhi Daredevils. Left-handed Pant propelled India to 349 for six […]

Sharif accused of being soft on India by JuD, Islamist parties

Sharif accused of being soft on India by JuD, Islamist parties

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has come under attack from Islamist parties and groups supporting militancy in Kashmir that accused him of being soft on India and advocating peace. The groups led by Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed held a conference outside National Press Club here to mark ‘Solidarity Day’ […]

ISIS sympathiser sent to 10 days NIA custody

ISIS sympathiser sent to 10 days NIA custody

New Delhi: Suspected ISIS sympathiser Abdus Sami Qasmi, arrested for allegedly motivating youths to join the dreaded terror outfit, was Saturday remanded in 10 days NIA custody by a Delhi court. Qasmi was produced before District Judge Amar Nath during in-camera proceedings and according to sources, the NIA sought his custodial interrogation for unearthing the […]

Pak wants max number of Taliban groups to join Afghan talks

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday called for collective efforts to persuade maximum number of Taliban groups to join Afghan peace dialogue, as the US, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan launched third round of talks here aimed at adopting a roadmap for reconciliation in the war-torn country. “We believe our collective efforts at this stage, including through supportive […]

Prisoners deserve to be treated with dignity: SC

NEW DELHI: Expressing concern over the surging numbers of those incarcerated in prisons across the country, the Supreme court on Saturday said overcrowding of jails has gone up even after a slew of directions to check it. The apex court also said there was no noticeable change in the condition of prisoners and observed that […]

Lassa fever outbreak claims 101 lives in Nigeria: NCDC

Lagos (Nigeria): A growing Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has killed 101 people, as West Africa battles to contain a flare up of the virus, according to data from the nation’s health authorities released today. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) statistics show that reported cases of the haemorrhagic disease – both confirmed and suspected […]

Coast Guard intercepts Pak fishing boat in Kutch, 11 held

Ahmedabad: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Saturday intercepted a Pakistani fishing boat which illegally entered into Indian maritime boundary off Jakhau coast in Kutch district and arrested 11 fishermen onboard, officials said. “A fishing boat from Pakistan measuring 40 feet in length was intercepted by Indian Coast Guard off Jakhau coast, five nautical miles into […]