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Student collapses and dies in Rajouri, clashes in town

Student collapses and dies in Rajouri, clashes in town

Jammu, Aug 21 (IANS) A student fainted inside the college campus in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri and later died allegedly due to non-availability of an ambulance, leading to clashes in town as his fellow students protested, police said.



Ensure no hindrance in animal sacrifice on Eid, says Bukhari

Ensure no hindrance in animal sacrifice on Eid, says Bukhari

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Asserting that Muslims were not in favour of sacrificing cows due to the religious sensitivities involved, Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam said on Monday that he had urged the Centre to ensure no hindrance in the sacrifice of other animals on Eid-ul-Azha but got no response.

BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayander civic polls, Sena suffers big jolt

BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayander civic polls, Sena suffers big jolt

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Continuing its winning spree in local bodies polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday swept the elections to Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation (MBMC), while its ally Shiv Sena suffered a huge setback.

Defence Ministry delegates administrative powers to BRO

Defence Ministry delegates administrative powers to BRO

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Defence Ministry on Sunday announced it has delegated administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to avoid delays in projects of road construction in the border areas.

NIA's regional office, residential premises open in Lucknow

NIA's regional office, residential premises open in Lucknow

Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday inaugurated the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) regional office and residential premises here.

Police on high alert after two blasts in Bengal hills

Police on high alert after two blasts in Bengal hills

Darjeeling, Aug 20 (IANS) Police in northern West Bengal hills has been put on "high alert" and counter-insurgency strategies enforced after two major blasts in 24 hours in Darjeeling and Kalimpong, an official said on Sunday.

Wait to judge effectiveness of mechanism on bad debts: Jaitley

Wait to judge effectiveness of mechanism on bad debts: Jaitley

Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Previous laws were only partly effective in resolving the problems of insolvency and bankruptcy in the corporate world and one would have to wait to judge the effectiveness of the current mechanism to deal with the issue, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.

Nitish Kumar-led JD-U faction joins NDA

Nitish Kumar-led JD-U faction joins NDA

Patna, Aug 19 (IANS) The JD-U faction led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday joined the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the party's national executive meeting here.

Government on right track in J&K: Amit Shah

Government on right track in J&K: Amit Shah

Bhopal, Aug 19 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the Centre was handling the Jammu and Kashmir situation seriously and was on the right track since its actions had shown "very good results".

Sikka quits Infosys, Board blames Murthy, scrip plunges

Sikka quits Infosys, Board blames Murthy, scrip plunges

Bengaluru, Aug 18 (IANS) In a dramatic development, high-profile technocrat Vishal Sikka on Friday resigned as CEO and Managing Director of global software major Infosys blaming "unrelenting" and "malicious" attacks, for which its Board blamed founder N.R. Narayana Murthy. The open spat led to its stock plunging 10 per cent.

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