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2 Suspected Terrorists Arrested From Jammu-Srinagar Highway

Srinagar:  A large number of arms and ammunition was recovered after security forces arrested two suspected terrorists near the Jawahar tunnel in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday. The arrests were made on Tuesday night. The operation was carried out jointly by the police and the army. The weapons were recovered from a...

The lockdown was an attack on the poor, says Rahul

New Delhi: Continuing his attack on the government over the state of economy, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has alleged that the unplanned lockdown broke the backbone of Indian economy and it was the Modi government's third attack on the unorganised sector. Releasing his fourth video of the series on Wednesday, Rahul Gandhi said: "The poor, those working in small...

Nervous China trying to convince domestic audience it can fight war

New Delhi: A nervous China is now trying to convince its own people that its Army can fight a war and has the advantage over India. This clearly shows that China is on the back foot by India’s aggressive stance on the border and is trying to give hope to its own people. “China’s policy toward India is backed by strength and...

BMC bulldozes Kangana Ranaut’s ‘illegal office’ in Mumbai

Mumbai: The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday started demolishing the Bandra office of Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut for alleged unauthorised modifications/extensions, officials said here. A team of the BMC H-West Ward officers accompanied by a police posse reached the office with bulldozers, JCBs and other heavy equipment and took up the demolition work from the outside. The development...

Yogi govt lifts curbs on Sunday

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday revoked the Sunday restrictions and markets will now follow their weekly arrangements as per the earlier practice. The state government had earlier ordered weekend lockdowns in which all markets, commercial establishments and offices remained closed on Saturdays and Sundays to enable sanitization of various areas. Earlier this month, the state government brought down the...

Chinese Troops With Spears, Guns Again Near Indian Position At LAC; Fresh Skirmish Likely

New Delhi: Around 40 to 50 PLA soldiers, armed with spears and other sharp-edged weapons as well as guns, have come just a few metres from the Indian Army position on the heights north of Rezang La in eastern Ladakh, and are likely to make a fresh attempt to dislodge the Indian soldiers, sources said on Tuesday.

Need to protect the Himalayas: Pokhriyal

New Delhi: On the eve of the 11th Himalayan Day, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday emphasised the need to conserve and protect the mountain range. He said that the 11th Himalayan Day will be observed with the theme of ‘Himalayas and Nature’ on September 9. The Minister said that he felt...

China confirms 5 missing Arunachal youth on their side: Rijiju

Itanagar: Five persons from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on September 2, have been found in Chinese territory, and steps are being taken to ensure their early return, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday. Rijiju, the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister and an MP from Arunachal Pradesh, said in a tweet: “China’s PLA has responded to the...

Rhea Chakraborty in Jail

Mumbai: After days of intense speculation and three days of tough grilling, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday arrested Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty in connection with its ongoing probe to unravel the drugs nexus in the film industry, officials said. Rhea has been charged under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act for her alleged role in the drugs angle...

Religious places reopen in Rajasthan, with health protocols

Jaipur:  After a gap of over five months, religious places were allowed to reopen in both urban and rural areas of Rajasthan from Monday onwards, subject to strict following of Covid-19 guidelines and protocols issued by the state government. As per the Home Department guidelines, there is a complete ban on ringing of temple bells, offerings of flowers and petals, garlands, ‘prasad’ and other...

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