BSF personnel shoot down Pakistani drone carrying narcotics across Wagah-Attari border

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel shot down a Pakistani drone carrying narcotics across the Attari-Wagah border, officials said on Monday.

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 06:26 IST

Key architects of modern India were NRIs...BJP, RSS ideology is of Godse: Rahul Gandhi

"The central architect of modern India, Mahatma Gandhi, was an NRI. The foundation for India's freedom movement was laid in in South Africa...Nehru, BR Ambedkar, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Subhash Chandra Bose, all were NRIs and had an open mind about the outside world," he said.

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 06:22 IST

"You ask them anything, they will pass the blame": Rahul flays BJP-led Centre over Odisha triple train tragedy

"I remember a train accident when the Congress party was in power. The Congress did not say that the train crashed because of the fault of the British. The Congress minister (in charge of the Railways ministry at the time) said, 'It's my responsibility and I'm resigning'. So, this is the problem we have back home, we make excuses and do not accept the reality," the Congress leader said.

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 05:42 IST

Punjab: Farmers' body holds protest against Centre and WFI chief amid wrestlers' stir

The Bharatiya Kisan Union Ekta Puadh, a farmers' body, on Sunday staged a protest against the central government and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh amid the ongoing stir by ace Indian grapplers.

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 04:31 IST

Guwahati: Lawyers' conference vows to protect constitutional values

The Indian Association of Lawyers (IAL) held its 11th conference in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday and passed various resolutions to protect constitutional values.

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 03:55 IST

Social media accounts giving communal colour to Odisha accident: Police

Some social media accounts were giving a communal colour to the horrific train accident in the Balasore district, the state police said on Sunday.

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 03:32 IST

10-day Special Skill Development training programme inaugurated at Guwahati airport

The inauguration ceremony of a 10-day Special Skill Development programme for upskilling of Taxi Drivers of Guwahati International Airport under Assam Skill Development Mission, Government of Assam was held on Sunday at the Centre for Aviation, Tourism and Hospitality Studies at Guwahati International Airport.

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 03:31 IST

"We fulfilled what we had promised": UP minister Sanjay Nishad hails 9 years of PM Modi

Addressing a press conference at Etawah on Sunday, Nishad invoked the phrase "9 saal bemisaal (9 unprecedented years)", adding, "We are taking our achievements over the course of our 9 years in power at the Centre to the people. We fulfilled what we had promised it is now our responsibility to let the people know about it."

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 02:52 IST

J&K: Ancient holy cave of Ruma Reshi unearthed, reveals spiritual marvel

In a significant archaeological and spiritual discovery, the Jamaat Aitqaad Hanafiya team from South Kashmir unearthed the Holy Cave of Ruma Reshi in Rumsu.

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 01:56 IST

Meet Satish Vimal, the multilingual wordsmith preserving Kashmir's cultural legacy

His profound affection for his homeland and his mother tongue resonates deeply with listeners who have been captivated by his insightful programmes on Kashmiri culture and history.

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 01:56 IST

New tourism destinations in focus at TAAI-J&K Chapter meeting in Srinagar

Travel Agent Association of India (TAAI)-J&K Chapter held its highly anticipated 4th bimonthly meeting on Saturday at the picturesque Hotel Robusta Retreat-The Lakeside Villa in Srinagar.

Updated: Jun 05, 2023 01:41 IST

Odisha: Train services resume on both lines in Balasore; Vaishnaw prays for safe journey

Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday waved at the crew of a goods train and prayed for a safe journey, as services resumed following repair of the damaged tracks on both the up and down lines, 51 hours after the horrific triple train accident in Balasore left 275 dead and more than 1,000 injured.


Updated: Jun 05, 2023 01:14 IST

"Affordability, scale, inclusivity are India's key strengths," says former ICMR director general Balram Bhargava at G20 Health Working Group Meet

Former DG Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Balram Bhargava on Sunday addressed the 3rd G20 Health Working Group Meeting at Hyderabad, Telangana and said that when India is prepared, the world is prepared.

Updated: Jun 04, 2023 23:32 IST

Indian Navy takes green initiatives, imbibes green technologies

The Navy, as a self-driven and environmentally responsible force, has always been committed towards environment protection and green initiatives. As guardian of the seas, the Navy employs a number of ships, submarines and aircraft that have high energy intensity, thus increased energy efficiency is paramount in every operation and process the Navy undertakes, an official statement said on Sunday.

Updated: Jun 04, 2023 23:29 IST

Chhattisgarh: Idol of goddess set on fire, police register FIR

Some unidentified persons allegedly set the idol of a goddess on fire in Mohla-Manpur-Ambagarh Chowki district, police said on Sunday.

Updated: Jun 04, 2023 23:28 IST

Assam: Tea producers call for collaborative action from all stakeholders to overcome industry challenges

TAI, representing tea producers in Assam and West Bengal, is concerned by the pressing challenges faced in the current season by the tea industry in these regions.

Updated: Jun 04, 2023 23:21 IST

Maharashtra: 10 kg gold worth Rs 6.2 crores seized, four arrested in Mumbai

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Mumbai has arrested four passengers in two separate cases and seized more than 10 kg of gold, said the DRI officials.

Updated: Jun 04, 2023 23:19 IST

No time for politics: Telangana BJP spox hits back at Oppostion over Odisha train accident

"All political parties should extend their support in saving the lives of people without playing dirty politics," he said.

Updated: Jun 04, 2023 23:06 IST

Chhattisgarh: Chinese gangs, Nigerian nationals dupe people on pretext of job, lucrative returns

Nigerian nationals and Chinese gangs are allegedly trapping innocent people on the pretext of offering money for performing easy tasks online or on the promise of lucrative returns by investing in cryptocurrencies, said a police officer.

Updated: Jun 04, 2023 23:05 IST

Union Minister Kishan Reddy distributes 1,300 appointment letters at Kaushal Mahotsav Mela

A two-day job mela, Kaushal Mahotsav Mela, was organised at NSTI in which various students and unemployed people participated.

Updated: Jun 04, 2023 23:00 IST