Maharashtra convicts removed from remission system to get fresh chance

Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: November 12, 2018 7:39:33 am PRISONERS IN Maharashtra removed from the remission system for early release will now have a chance at being readmitted into the system following a new circular issued by the prison administration recently. Remission means shortening of a convict’s sentence for early release, […]

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President Kovind accepts Motihari V-C resignation

Written by Ritika Chopra | New Delhi | Updated: November 6, 2018 7:01:10 pm President Ram Nath Kovind is learnt to have accepted the resignation of Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU) Vice-Chancellor Arvind Kumar Agrawal this week. As first reported by The Indian Expres, Agrawal submitted his resignation to the government, in person, on October […]

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Asthana toh apna aadmi hai: Phone intercept in CBI officer AK Bassi plea to Supreme Court

Written by Ananthakrishnan G | New Delhi | Updated: October 31, 2018 6:47:40 am Moving the Supreme Court to seek quashing of his transfer to Port Blair, CBI Dy SP Ajay Kumar Bassi, who was investigating a bribery complaint against the agency’s Special Director Rakesh Asthana, has referred to alleged phone intercepts in which one […]

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At least 8 dead, 12 injured in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

By: Reuters | Pittsburgh | Updated: October 27, 2018 10:58:32 pm At least four people were killed and 12 shot and three officers injured responding to an active shooting incident in the area of a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, local media and CNN reported. “There are fatalities,” an emergency responder said on local television station KDKA […]

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Rahul Gandhi: Removal of CBI chief a panic reaction by PM Modi to cover up Rafale deal evidence

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 25, 2018 7:21:15 pm In a frontal attack against Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called the sudden removal of CBI director Alok Verma a panic reaction by the Prime Minister as the agency was about to start an investigation into the Rafale […]

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Two more bombs sent to former US Vice President Biden, actor Robert De Niro

By: Reuters | Washington/new York | Published: October 25, 2018 6:58:56 pm Authorities discovered another wave of suspicious packages on Thursday targeting high-profile Democrats and critics of US President Donald Trump as a manhunt intensified for a serial bomber less than two weeks ahead of elections. None of the nine devices went off and no injuries […]

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Ugandans celebrate iconic cable-stay bridge over River Nile

Ugandans are celebrating the commissioning of a new cable stay bridge over the river Nile in the Eastern town of Jinja, described by president Yoweri Museveni as ‘spectacular’ after he toured it by night.   Uganda has opened Africa’s 5th largest bridge in Jinja,in the eastern Part of the country. The bridge has been named ” […]

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Amritsar train accident: Speeding trains got no caution, Railways says no one told us about the event

Train accident in Amritsar: Railway authorities said they were given no prior notice or information about Dussehra celebrations being conducted near the tracks. Written by Avishek G Dastidar , JAGPREET SINGH SANDHU | Chandigarh, New Delhi | Updated: October 20, 2018 7:49:17 am As officials of the Railways took stock of the Amritsar incident and Minister of State (Railways) Manoj […]

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Big thing for me as my photograph will be shown in 65 countries, says child prodigy Arshdeep Singh

“After winning this competition, my father, Randeep Singh, told me that how I should move ahead with wildlife photography to get recognised at the world level. He told me to see the unusual, worthy and interesting,” says 10-year-old Arshdeep Singh. Written by Anju Agnihotri Chaba | Jalandhar | Updated: October 19, 2018 7:46:01 pm 10-year-old Arshdeep Singh from […]

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India’s first cruiseliner set to sail from Mumbai to Goa on Oct 20

Having steered more than 60 ships in his career, Sequeira said he is excited to hit Mumbai waters on Saturday with his merchant vessel, MV Angriya — owned by Angriya Sea Eagles Private Limited — which is going to be the first cruise from Mumbai with a carrying capacity of 400 passengers. Written by Neha Kulkarni | […]

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