Two arrested for dumping potatoes outside UP CM’s residence

Lucknow, January 13 (IANS) Two Samajwadi Party activists have been arrested for allegedly dumping potatoes in high-security areas, including outside Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s residence and the Vidhan Sabha building here, police said on Saturday.   Lucknow’s Senior Superintendent of Police Deepak Kumar said the arrested persons — Ankit Singh Chauhan and Sushil […]

India does away with last page of passport

India does away with last page of passport

New Delhi, January 13 (IANS) India has decided to do away with the last page of the passport that contains the names of the spouse, parents and address of the passport-holder while changing the colour of ECR passports, largely availed of by unskilled workers seeking employment abroad, the External Affairs Ministry said on Friday.   […]

Congress questions Modi for sending his Principal Secretary to CJI

New Delhi, January 13 (IANS) Congress on Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi why he sent his Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra to Chief Justice Dipak Misra’s residence here a day after four senior judges told the media that all was not well with the Supreme Court.   Nripendra Misra was seen on Saturday sitting in […]

Pawan Hans chopper with 7 crashes off Mumbai, 3 bodies found

Pawan Hans chopper with 7 crashes off Mumbai, 3 bodies found

Mumbai, January 13 (IANS) A Pawan Hans helicopter with at least five ONGC officials and two pilots on board crashed shortly after take-off from Juhu Airport here on Saturday.   In a massive sea and aerial search operation launched by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and other agencies, three bodies were found besides some parts […]

Russia deploys more surface-to-air missiles in Crimean build-up

Russia deploys more surface-to-air missiles in Crimean build-up

Moscow – Russia – May 7, 2017 – Russian army S-400 Triumph medium-range and long-range surface-to-air missile system rehearse before the World War II anniversary in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo   MOSCOW, January 13 (Reuters) – Russia deployed a new division of S-400 surface-to-air missiles in Crimea on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, in an […]

Captive orca Lolita can stay at Miami aquarium – U.S. appeals court

Captive orca Lolita can stay at Miami aquarium – U.S. appeals court

FILE PHOTO: Lolita the Killer Whale is fed a fish by a trainer during a show at the Miami Seaquarium in Miami January 21, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Innerarity/File Photo   January 13 (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday rejected efforts by animal rights advocates to force the Miami Seaquarium in Florida to release Lolita, […]

New Trump policy could strengthen role of nuclear weapons

New Trump policy could strengthen role of nuclear weapons

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before signing a proclamation to honor Martin Luther King Jr. day in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts   WASHINGTON, January 13 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration could pursue development of new nuclear weaponry and explicitly leave open the possibility […]

Tennis: Kerber issues Australian Open warning with Sydney triumph

Tennis: Kerber issues Australian Open warning with Sydney triumph

Tennis – Sydney International – Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, Australia, January 13, 2018. Germany’s Angelique Kerber holds the trophy after winning the Women’s final against Australia’s Ashleigh Barty. REUTERS/Steve Christo   SYDNEY, January 13 (Reuters) – Former world number one Angelique Kerber continued her 2018 resurgence with a 6-4 6-4 win over Ashleigh Barty in […]

CTAN serves ultimatum to Nagaland govt

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 12 (MExN): The Combined Technical Association of Nagaland (CTAN) has served an ultimatum to the Nagaland State Government to act on their earlier appeals for requisition of certain posts to the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC).   The ultimatum was served in a joint statement from the Civil Engineers Association of Nagaland (CEAN), […]

3 arrested as Dmp Police seize sub standard mosquito coils

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 12 (MExN): Dimapur Police have arrested three persons in connection with selling of sub standard mosquito coil called ‘Godzilla’ which is manufactured and imported from Burma without the approval of the Central Insecticide Board.   The three persons arrested in the case were identified by the Dimapur Police as Ashok Kumar, presently a […]

63rd KVSA Meet from today

63rd KVSA Meet from today

Preparations for the KVSA Meet in Kohima on January 12. (Morung Photo)   Kohima to witness 1st night sports extravaganza   Our Correspondent Kohima | January 12 The state capital Kohima will witness the first night time inaugural extravaganza in sports activity in Kohima on January 13 as the opening ceremony of the 63rd Kohima […]