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Grenades lobbed at telecom operators in Srinagar; no casualties

Friday, July 24, 2015


TweetSrinagar: Two offices of telecom companies in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar district were damaged by a grenade attack on Friday. However, no injuries or casualties have been reported so far. Further details are awaited.  In May, more than 50 communications towers were shut down in the Sopore area of Northern Kashmir after a string of […]


Death by breath: Air pollution kills 80/ day in Delhi

Friday, July 24, 2015


TweetNew Delhi: Pollution is not just harmful but can also kill. Delhi’s poor air quality has rightly made it the centre of media and government attention.  Air pollution in Delhi is killing around 80 people every day, according to an international study. The alarming figure was released by the Union Environment ministry in a written reply […]


All of 10 years two world titles in two weeks!

Friday, July 24, 2015


TweetNew Delhi: 10-year-old son of a milkman from rural Haryana, Shubham Jaglan created history by winning the IJGA World Stars of Junior Golf, in Las Vegas. Earlier on Sunday, Jaglan, scripted an impressive one-stroke win at the Junior World Golf Championships being played at Welk Resort Fountain Course in California. This was his 2nd world title […]


Beware of the cop con man

Thursday, July 23, 2015


TweetNew Delhi: Con men impersonating policemen to dupe unsuspecting citizens is fast becoming a menace for the national capital’s police force with the involvement of organised gangs. Of all the cheating cases registered by the police last year, about 10% pertained to crimes committed by fake cases.  This incident which happened with the father of senior […]


Hyderabad airport implements e-boarding

Thursday, July 23, 2015


TweetRajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has become the pioneer in India to successfully implement a pilot project – an end-to-end e-boarding process.  The civil aviation ministry approved the RGIA to pilot this project for three-month duration from April. RGIA along with Jet Airways has implemented this process and so far, more than 7,000 passengers have […]


We gaped at groped at just like that…

Thursday, July 23, 2015


TweetWe’re gaped at, groped at, just like that… “Don’t venture out after it’s dark, okie,” my grandma cautioned me. “Alright,” I said, pacifying the wise one, rolling my eyes gently. I didn’t roll my eyes because of her warning; I rolled my eyes because one doesn’t really have to wait for the sun to be […]


Onions will make you cry more!

Thursday, July 23, 2015


TweetNew Delhi: Even if you aren’t sensitive, you’re going to shed more tears chopping the onions, as not just are they going to burn your eyes, they’re going to pinch your pockets as well. The budget of Indian household will be dented further owing to a steep rise in onion prices in the last couple […]


Two jawans injured during major operation in Tangdhar sector of LoC

Thursday, July 23, 2015


TweetJammu: ndian Army on July 23 initiated a counter infiltration operation near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district after a group of heavily armed militants was spotted inside Indian Territory. According to the reports, at least two soldiers were injured in a gunfight with infiltrating militants near the […]


Eve teasing forces 100 girls to quit school

Thursday, July 23, 2015


TweetIn a country where Narendra Modi is seeking every possible way for promoting ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padao’ campaign, it seems it is yet to reach every corner of the nation. In a recent incident, regular harassment by a group of youths has made nearly 100 girls from six villages in Bareilly refuse to attend the […]


Cricket betting racket busted 13 held

Thursday, July 23, 2015


TweetHyderabad: The Task Force police busted an inter-state cricket betting racket and apprehended 13 persons from different locations in the city. They also seized Rs 26.48 lakh cash from their possession. Hyderabad Police Commissioner M Mahender Reddy said that searches were conducted in three places in the city on Tuesday, while a Test match was […]


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