“I Have Never Been So Happy”: Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai In Pakistan

20-year-old Malala Yousafzai also contradicted Pakistani critics who accuse her of promoting an ideology at odds with the country’s Islamic v Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai says she has pined for her home in Pakistan’s picturesque Swat Valley, even as she recalled two years living in fear under the Taliban’s harsh interpretation of Islamic […]

Flipkart Delivery Man Choked With Shoe Lace, Stabbed Allegedly Over Late Service

The brother-sister duo also robbed Keshav off rupees 40,000 after he fell unconscious. Thinking he was dead, they dumped the bleeding man in a drain. Keshav had only dialed a number to confirm the address of the customer residing in Delhi’s Nihal Vihar. But the 28-year-old delivery man had no idea what horror awaited him […]

Cauvery Issue: Centre Moves Supreme Court, Asks For Time Citing Karnataka Polls

Centre tells the Supreme Court, implementing Cauvery river water sharing order will create law and order situation in poll bound Karnataka. Citing assembly elections in Karnataka, which are due on May 12, Centre has moved the Supreme Court on the Cauvery river water dispute. The Centre has sought three months’ time to implement the top […]

India Steps Up Troop Deployment Along Border With China In Arunachal Pradesh

Military officials said India is also strengthening its surveillance mechanism to keep an eye on Chinese activities along the borders in the str India has deployed more troops and significantly increased patrolling in the mountainous terrains of Dibang, Dau-Delai and Lohit valleys along the borders with China in the Tibetan region in Arunachal sector following […]

Centre’s U-Turn On Dalai Lama: Minister Sent To Event First Marked ‘Skip’

Union Minister Mahesh Sharma’s presence is in contrast to the Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha’s advice asking government leaders to stay away from events organised by the Tibetan government in exile since this is a “sensitive time” for India-China ties. A little over a month after asking ministers to stay away from attending a Tibetan function […]

Even “Best PR Machine” Can’t Rebrand Saudi Arabia, Says Rights Body

“Saudi Arabia’s aggressive publicity drive to rebrand its image, tarnished by a ruthless crackdown on freedom of expression and a bombing offensive in Yemen, is fooling nobody,” Amnesty said in a statement. Saudi Arabia’s widely-lauded reforms are no more than a public relations blitz aimed at masking Riyadh’s rights record and are “fooling nobody”, Amnesty […]

Vaishno Devi Pilgrimage Temporarily Suspended After “Unprecedented Rush”

It has been noted that an average 35,000 to 40,000 devotees arrive in Katra every day to pay their obeisance at the Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine. The Vaishno Devi yatra has been temporarily suspended due to overcrowding in last evening. “The pilgrimage to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine has been suspended from the Katra […]

Saudi Arabia Won’t Retain Passports Of Indian Crew On Arrival

The move comes as a big relief to the crew of Air India and Jet Airways, the two Indian airlines which fly to Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Arabian government has decided not to retain the passports of the Indian airline crew members on arrival in the country and issue a bar code instead, an Air […]

Crew Allege Strip-Search By Airline, SpiceJet Says It’s Same For Flyers

A video purportedly shot at Chennai airport has surfaced, showing a group of SpiceJet air hostesses complaining about being strip searched. Air hostesses working with no-frills carrier SpiceJet protested at Chennai airport early morning today after they were allegedly strip searched by the airline’s own security personnel. They alleged they have been subjected to strip […]

“Came With Message of Peace”, Says West Bengal Governor In Tense Asansol: 20 Points

Here is your 10-point cheat sheet to this big story: On Sunday, a team of four BJP MPs is also expected to visit the place on orders from BJP president Amit Shah. The CPM has also sought permission to hold a peace rally in Asansol on Sunday but the police is yet to give permission. […]