Independence Day: Where and how to watch PM Modi’s speech, flag hoisting ceremony at Red Fort

72nd Independence Day: Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in the national capital and many other parts of the country. By: Express Web Desk | Published: August 14, 2018 9:52:08 am India will celebrate its 72nd Independence Day on August 15. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort in […]

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Rain pounds Himachal: 16 killed in past 24 hours

A weather department official said that the rainfall in Shimla, broke an 11-year record and in last 24 hours, 173 mm rain was recorded. The government has released Rs 96.50 crore for relief and launched rescue operations across the state. By: Express News Service | Chandigarh, Shimla | Published: August 14, 2018 7:24:04 am At least 16 people […]

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Employee takes off in empty airplane from Seattle’s airport, crashes

There was no indication that the incident was an act of terror, Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor told KIRO7 news station in Seattle. By: Reuters | Published: August 11, 2018 11:04:16 am An airline employee took off in an airplane at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport on Friday in an unauthorized flight before crashing in the south Puget Sound, the […]

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PM K P Oli’s ‘disapproval’ stalls appointment of Nepal envoy to India

Nilkantha Upreti, after his retirement as CEC, was associated with the Niti Pratisthan, a political foundation backed by the Hindu Swayam Sevak Sangh in Nepal, Written by Yubaraj Ghimire | Kathmandu | Published: August 11, 2018 3:07:29 am More than three weeks after Nepal Foreign Minister Pradip Gyawali announced the decision to appoint Former Chief Election Commissioner Nilkantha […]

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Rahul Gandhi says PM Modi has ‘anti-Dalit’ mindset, BJP hits back.

“Rahul Ji, when you are free from winking and disrupting Parliament, give some time to facts as well. NDA Government, through a Cabinet decision and in Parliament ensured the strongest amendment to the Act. Why are you protesting that?” Amit Shah tweeted. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 9, 2018 7:41:32 pm In a […]

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Kerala: 22 dead as torrential rain leaves trail of destruction, CM Vijayan says flood situation ‘very grim’

Kerala rains: The India Meteorological Department station in Thiruvananthapuram has predicted more rainfall in the next two days, more so in districts like Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur. By: Express Web Desk | Kochi | Updated: August 9, 2018 8:24:29 pm   A resurgent southwest monsoon, sweeping large parts of the northern and central […]

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Maratha agitation: Shops, schools remain closed in Nagpur

A tragedy was averted when police pulled away protesters lying on tracks just in time before a speeding train passed on Mankapur railway over-bridge in the city. By: PTI | Nagpur | Published: August 9, 2018 8:38:12 pm The call given by Maratha organisations for shut-down across Maharashtra to press the demand of reservation received a good response […]

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Congress expresses concern over safety of women

Ravinder Sharma, chief spokesperson of state Congress, said collective will and effort are required to reverse this “grim situation”. By: PTI | Jammu | Published: August 8, 2018 7:39:32 pm The Jammu and Kashmir unit of Congress on Wednesday expressed concern over the alarming number of crimes against women recently reported across the country and questioned the centre […]

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Will there be any person alive in Delhi, asks Supreme Court on waste management

The bench asked the authorities to apprise it about the scheme for segregation of waste and noted that there were four kinds of waste — wet, dry, hazardous and construction and building waste. By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: August 6, 2018 8:33:06 pm The Supreme Court on Monday said that Delhi was facing an “emergency situation” […]

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Kerala temple priest arrested for threatening bomb attack at President Kovind function venue

The accused was picked up after his mobile phone was tracked down. During interrogation, he admitted to having made the call in an inebriated state. By: PTI | Published: August 6, 2018 1:52:42 pm A temple priest was arrested for allegedly threatening to plant a bomb at St Thomas College here where President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled […]

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