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  • Wednesday, February, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 06:41:35
  • 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits J&K, tremors felt in parts of North India

    A moderate intensity earthquake rocked Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday but there were no reports of any casualties so far. “A tremor measuring 5.8 on the richter scale was recorded at 12.27 PM today,” an official of the MET office said. He said the epicentre of the earthquake was Baderwah area of the state and […]

    Maharashtra, Gujarat celebrating foundation day today

    The 53rd Maharashtra Foundation Day is being celebrated today. Various programmes have been organised to mark the occasion. In an official programme held at Shivaji Park in central Mumbai, Governor K Shankarnarayan unfurled the National Flag to mark the celebrations. He took salute from the ceremonial parade and delivered the Maharashtra Day message to the […]

    At least ten people killed in HP road accident

    In Himachal Pradesh, ten people have been killed on the spot and five other injured in a road accident near Parnali Village under Sujanpur Tihra Police station in Hamirpur district. SP Hamirpur Jagat Ram told AIR Shimla Correspondent that the accident occurred at about 2000 hrs. late in the last evening, when their vehicle Bolero […]

    K’taka polls: Election to Periyapatna assembly constituency postponed due to death of BJP candidate

    In Karnataka, the election to Periyapatna assembly constituency in Mysore district is postponed due to the death of BJP candidate Sannamoge Gowda here yesterday. The Joint Chief Electoral Officer T.Shamaiah informed media persons, that they have received instructions from the Central Election Commission to conduct the election on May 25th.

    Telangana state demand: Jaipal Reddy joins 48-hr dharna in Parl premises

    Science and Technology Minister S Jaipal Reddy has joined the on-going 48-hour-long sit-in dharna inside the Parliament House complex. Five Congress MPs from the Lok Sabha hailing from the Telangana region are on dharna since yesterday demanding a separate state of Telangana. Mr Reddy, who joined dharna for about half an hour on the second […]

    Ishrat Jahan case: Guj court reserves order on cop’s arrest warrant

    A special CBI court on Tuesday reserved its order on a revision application seeking the issuance of arrest warrant against IPS officer P P Pande, who is an accused in the 2004 alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others. Special CBI Judge Gita Gopi on Tuesday concluded the hearing and said that […]

    Amul hikes milk price by Rs 2/litre in Delhi-NCR

    Milk will be costlier in Delhi-NCR market with leading supplier Amul deciding to increase the rates by Rs 2 per litre effective from Wednesday. “We have decided to raise the milk price in Delhi-NCR region by Rs 2 per litre. The prices have been hiked after 13 months as input cost have increased,” R S […]

    Police firing in Assam, Goalpara toll climbs to 5

    A villager was killed and 11 others injured when police opened fire for the second day on Tuesday to control a mob which attacked and seriously injured over 20 policemen and set ablaze three police vehicles in Assam’s Sonitpur district. The toll in Monday’s violence in curfew-bound Goalpara district, meanwhile, rose to five with the […]

    Two persons killed, 15 injured, indefinite curfew imposed

    Two persons were killed and more than 15 injured, including senior police officials, in police firing and mob violence, following which indefinite curfew was clamped in two areas of Assam’s Goalpara district on Monday. Violence broke out in Mailapathar area near Rakshashini forest after the body of a 50-year old cowherd, who was missing since […]

    New Bill to be introduced in WB assembly to deal with chit funds

    A new bill will be introduced in the West Bengal Assembly today to deal with the chit fund activities in the state. Finance Minister Amit Mitra will move the West Bengal Protection of Interest of Depositors in Financial Establishment Bill 2013 in the House. A special two-day session of the West Bengal Assembly began in […]