2 arrested in Assam for train murders

Guwahati, July 13 (IANS): Police in Assam have arrested two persons for their involvement in the rape and murder of two women on trains, officials said on Friday.   Bikash Das and Bipin Pandey were arrested from Dibrugarh district on Thursday night. On Tuesday, the body of a 21-year-old female student of the Assam Agriculture […]

Deflated England, Belgium get ready for 3rd place clash

Deflated England, Belgium get ready for 3rd place clash

Belgium’s Nacer Chadli and England’s Danny Rose after the match. (Reuters Photo)   St. Petersburg, July 13 (IANS): A match that no team wants to be part of — playoff for the third place. Deflated England and Belgium will nonetheless want to end their FIFA World Cup campaign somewhat on a high on Saturday.   […]

Ram temple construction to begin before polls: Amit Shah

Ram temple construction to begin before polls: Amit Shah

Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday said that construction of a grand Ram temple at Ayodhya will begin before the 2019 elections.   Shah told a meeting of party leaders here that steps will be taken to clear the decks for launching construction of the temple before the […]

Would love to play Meena Kumari or Madhubala: Janhvi

Would love to play Meena Kumari or Madhubala: Janhvi

Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Janhvi Kapoor, who is all set to make her Bollywood debut with Shashank Khaitan’s ‘Dhadak’, on Friday said she would love to play veteran actresses Meena Kumari or Madhubala if the opportunity comes.   “I read about her (Meena Kumari) life once. Or Madhubala, as I think their stories are riveting. […]

Huge cache of arms hidden by GNLA seized in M’laya

Tura, July 13 (PTI): A huge cache of arms and ammunition hidden by the outlawed GNLA and its dead ‘commander-in-chief’ Sohan D Shira was seized by the East Garo Hills police today. Today’s seizure was made from the villages of Bawegre and Dorengkegre with leads provided by the locals and support provided by them, district […]

Ayushman Bharat: Government partially yields to IMA demand for higher rates

Ayushman Bharat: Government partially yields to IMA demand for higher rates

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from the Indian Medical Association (IMA), the the only representative voluntary organisation of the country’s private doctors, the government on Friday agreed to a higher package for hospitals treating poor beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat, or Modicare, under certain conditions.   “Performance-linked payment system has been designed to […]

Suicide bomber kills 85 in attack on Pakistani election rally

QUETTA, Pakistan, July 13 (Reuters): A suicide bomber killed 85 people at an election rally in southwestern Pakistan in the second election-related attack on Friday, officials said, amid growing tensions over ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s return ahead of the July 25 vote.   The bombing was the most deadly attack in Pakistan in over a […]

Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested in Lahore

Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested in Lahore

Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam sit on a Lahore-bound flight due for departure, at Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE July 13, 2018. REUTERS/ Drazen Jorgic   Lahore, July 13 (IANS): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were arrested by anti-corruption officials late on Friday after […]

Nagaland SHGs participate in ‘direct dialogue’ with PM

Nagaland SHGs participate in ‘direct dialogue’ with PM

Self Help Group members in different blocks of Nagaland participating in the Prime Minister’s ‘Direct Samvad (dialogue)’ on July 12.   Dimapur, July 13 (MExN): Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission (NSRLM) organized ‘Direct Samvad (dialogue)’ by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with members of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission […]

Resolutions adopted for Dzükou Valley

Resolutions adopted for Dzükou Valley

SDO (C) Jakhama, Alemyapang Longchar along with various departments and stakeholders during the joint coordination meeting held on July 13. (DIPR Photo)   Kohima, July 13 (MExN): Resolutions were adopted today during a joint coordination meeting held to discuss the management of Dzükou Valley and to provide regulatory guidelines so that tourists/trekkers do not get […]

Large cardamom farm school inaugurated in Ungma village

Large cardamom farm school inaugurated in Ungma village

Large cardamom farmers of Ongpangkong (North) block during the inauguration of the farm school on July 13 at Ungma village.   Mokokchung, July 13 (MExN): Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Ongpangkong (North) block, Mokokchung inaugurated a large cardamom farm school on July 13 at Ungma village.   Assistant Technology Manager Tsuktirenla briefed the participants about […]

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