The Pakistani Rangers are not seen objecting to the cricketer’s 40-second antics in the middle of the ceremony, which has to be performed only by soldiers.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s moves to contest BJP’s monopoly over Lord Ram appeared to have backfired.
Kafeel Khan, an accused in the Gorakhpur tragedy, has written a disheartened letter from jail, claiming that he has been made a 'scapegoat.'
Siddhartha Vashishtha, famously known as Manu Sharma, is serving a life sentence for killing Jessica Lal, a bartender in 1999. Now Sharma has been moved to an open jail, because of his good conduct. He leaves the Tihar Jail premises at 8 AM and returns at 6 PM, after a day's work. According to a Hindustan Times report, Sharma was transferred three months ago.
The Opposition parties are set to move the impeachment motion in the Rajya Sabha. 71 legislators from the upper house have signed the motion so far. Now this motion shall be presented to the Vice President who is the Chairperson of Rajya Sabha.
Gangster Abu Salem's plea for a parole of 45 days to get married for a second time has reportedly been rejected by authorities on Saturday morning.
Swati Maliwal, whose indefinite hunger strike to demand death for rapists of children continued for the ninth day on Saturday, said she would end her fast at 2 pm on Sunday
Palakkad resident Durga Malathi alleged that some unidentified people threw stones at her house on Thursday night and managed to damage a parked vehicle.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Apr 21 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Friday arrested four persons after busting a diesel smuggling racket and seized fuel worth Rs. 1 crore. According to a press release by Additional Director General, DRI, Vivek Chaturvedi, the four people were smuggling diesel into India via Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh and Chennai from Dubai by declaring it as a 'mineral spirit'.
Buoyed by "Give it up" scheme's success with senior citizens, Indian Railways is set to extend the scheme to include other concession holders to offset nearly Rs. 33,000cr subsidy burden in annual passenger fares. Senior citizens can opt to give up 50% of subsidy; over 19L people gave up the concession, saving over Rs. 32cr between 22 Jul'17-31 Mar'18 for the railways. Here's more.
Attorney General KK Venugopal asked a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice AM Khanwilkar to "step in and issue directions" on the issue.
Kumar, who was flown to Ahmedabad on Monday for the narco analysis, gave a written objection to all the tests in front of the forensic psychologist.
The Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh, also known as Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP), is likely to declare the result on April 20. The UP 10th Board exams was conducted from 6 February - 22 February 2018 and The UP Board 12th exams was conducted from 6 February - 12 March 2018.
PM Narendra Modi handed out awards to bureaucrats yesterday for efficient implementation of select government programs, including Digital India.In the latter, the remote Karang island of Manipur, cut off from the mainland due to insurgency for a long time, took the prize: presently, 97% of electricity bills there are paid digitally.Awards were also given out for implementation of housing, crop insurance and employment schemes.
The pilgrims expressed happiness over the arrangements made by the Pakistan government. Around 1,700 Indian pilgrims had gone to Pakistan to visit Sikh shrines, including Panja Sahib Gurdwara near Lahore and Nankana Sahib--the birthplace of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak, on the occasion of Baisakhi on April 13.
Washington DC [United States], April 21 (ANI): The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has cut its ties with the financial services giant Wells Fargo & Co. over the latter's connections with gunmakers and the National Rifle Association (NRA). The 1.7-million-member national union notified the San Francisco-based Wells Fargo on Thursday (local time) that it is dropping the bank as a recommended mortgage lender. In a letter to Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan, president of the AFT Randi Weingarten, wrote, "We can only assume that, in light of your silence ... you have decided that the NRA business is more valuable to you than students and their teachers are." reported the Hill.
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Nazam Sethi and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Subhan Ahmed are slated to arrive in the city on Sunday to attend the International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting next week. The PCB officials have already arrived in New Delhi, it has been learnt. It will be the first time that a PCB delegation will visit India since Sethi and former chairman of the board, Shaharyar Khan met BCCI President Shashank Manohar in October 2015 in Mumbai.
Hubli (Karnataka) [India], Apr. 21 (ANI): Over 700 farmers protesting over Mahadayi River water dispute will leave for Delhi from Karnataka to meet President Ram Nath Kovind seeking euthanasia. The farmers will leave from Karnataka on April 25. If the politicians continue doing the same then the farmers will face a major loss," said a member of farmer association Rait Sena Karnataka.
Residents blamed that the builder did not take consent of residents living in the building and started installation of mobile towers on the rooftop.
Lima, April 21 (IANS) The return of the Peruvian national team to the World Cup after a 36-year absence has spurred a boom in sales of player trading cards and stickers across this South American nation. In the country's capital, obtaining all of the stickers to fill the official Panini FIFA World Cup album is no easy task, as the products sell out in a matter of minutes, reports EFE news agency. "We are all in this fever and euphoria," Jose Luis, a collector who shows up at the local mall every day to trade his stickers with other avid fans, told EFE, adding that he has not been able to complete the album despite having already opened four packs.
Sub-inspector Sumitra Devi, who is posted in Hasanganj police station in Lucknow, was placed under suspension after the restaurant owner complained about her demand of free pizza to the SSP.