When Modi is PM, Pakistan intruders won’t dare to cross border: Amit Shah

Mirzapur, (UP): Claiming that the country’s borders are not safe under the present regime, BJP leader Amit Shah on Wednesday said once Narendra Modi becomes the Prime Minister, Pakistani intruders “will not dare to enter” into Indian territory. “Once Modiji becomes PM, leave incidents of beheading of Indian soldiers, the Pakistani intruders will not even […]

India, China, Pakistan naval ships hold rare exercises

Beijing: India’s stealth frigate INS Shivalik on Wednesday took part in rare drills with Chinese and Pakistan naval ships in multilateral maritime exercises held off China’s coast to celebrate 65th anniversary of its navy. The Indian naval ship took part in the drills along with 18 ships, seven helicopters and marine corps. Besides India, ships […]

Arvind Kejriwal beats Narendra Modi in Time’s poll of 100 most influential people

New York: Aam Aadmi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal is leading the Time magazine’s readers poll of 100 Most Influential People in the world with the highest percentage of ‘yes’ votes, pipping BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and American singer Katy Perry. With some three weeks left in India’s marathon election, Indian politicians are dominating […]

BJP blocks its website access in Pakistan

Islamabad: People in Pakistan cannot access the BJP website as the saffron party has blocked its Internet page though its high-profile Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s portal can be accessed for those who want to know about him. “Error 1009 The owner of this website (bjp.org) has banned your IP address (—) on the country […]

Indian Roads Are Killers, Immediate Action Needed: SC

New Delhi: Indian roads have proved to be giant killers demanding immediate remedial action, the Supreme court said. The apex court appointed a three-member committee, headed by its judge Justice K S Radhakrishnan, to monitor steps taken by the Centre and state governments to ensure road safety and to curb growing number of accidents. It […]

Saudi readies for Haj despite MERS increase

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia is ready for the annual Haj pilgrimage despite an increase in cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infection, the Health Ministry said Monday. “We are working hard to control the spreading of the virus and are ready for Haj season,” Health Minister Abdullah al-Rabia said. “We have long and […]

No link between cancer and mobile radiation, says oncologist

NEW DELHI: Terming cancer as a detective story, renowned oncologist and Pultizter award winner Sidharth Mukherjee today said that there is no prevalent evidence that radiations from cellphones and mobile towers cause cancer. “I think preponderance of evidence shows there is no link,” Mukherjee said when asked if there is a link between cancer and […]

SC refuses to relook its verdict on Army recruitment policy

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has declined to review its order dismissing a PIL which had questioned the recruitment policy in Army alleging it to be on the basis of religion, region and caste. A bench headed by Justice T S Thakur dismissed the review petition filed against its verdict by which it had refused […]

Bismillah Khan’s family refuses to be Modi’s proposer

Varanas: The family of late Shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan has refused to become a proposer for Narendra Modi when he files nomination for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on April 24. Bismillah’s grandson Affaq Haider said they do not want to be associated with any political party on this ‘hot seat’. Varanasi will go […]

Togadia calls for ‘stopping Muslims from buying property in Hindu areas’

New Delhi/Rajkot: Congress and several other parties Monday came down heavily on Pravin Togadia for “spreading venom” through his reported remarks that Muslims should be stopped from buying property in Hindu areas and said that the VHP leader should be “hospitalised” for treatment. Meanwhile, the Election Commission has sought the recording of the speech made […]