Five books to look forward to in September 2018

New Delhi: International titles by leading authors such as Khaled Hosseini, Neil Gaiman and Yuval Noah Harari will add diversity to the literary space in the coming month. They will be joined by commentator-writer Gurcharan Das, who has penned a comprehensive volume on how to cherish desire,

Himachal Ex-CM Virbhdra Hospitalised

  Shimla: Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Virbhadra Singh were admitted to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH) here after he suffered chest infection, but his condition is stable, a doctor said on F

Heavy rains forecast for Uttarakhand

  Dehradun: The Met office on Friday sounded an alert for heavy rains in most parts of Uttarakhand in the next three days, officials said. Heavy to very heavy rains have been predicted for Dehradun, Rudrapray

RoC Seeks a Response from Jet Airways on Complaint

  Mumba: Jet Airways on Thursday said that it has received a communication from the Registrar of Companies (RoC) seeking a response from the company on a complaint received by its office. “Jet Airways h

J&K BJP calls Governor Malik ‘hamara banda’

J&K BJP calls Governor Malik ‘hamara banda’ Jammu: Ravinder Raina, President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir, has described the state’s new Governor Satya Pal Malik as “hamara banda”

Adi Shankara ashram near Kochi cleaned

Adi Shankara ashram near Kochi cleaned Kochi:  Volunteers working for over a week have cleaned an ashram dedicated to Adi Shankara near here after Kerala’s devastating floods left it covered with mud, filth and debris. Activists

CM Ashok Gehlot urges Raje Government to reduce taxes on Die...

Jaipur: As the diesel price in Rajasthan hit Rs 74.23 per litre on Wednesday, former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot urged the state government to reduce taxes on fuel so that farmers can breathe it easy. He said that farmers are quite worried looking at the

Rupee Hits a Fresh Record Low

  Mumbai: The Indian rupee plunged to a fresh record low to a US dollar during the morning trade session on Thursday. Around 9.15 a.m. the Indian rupee was pegged at 70.80-81 to a US dollar.

3 killed, 15 injured in Bengal violence

  Kolkata: Three persons were killed and at least 15 injured in West Bengal as violent political clashes over the formation of the state Panchayat boards continued, police said on Wednesday. Armed clashes too

Customer demands drove Rohit-Rahul to launch Indian couture

Customer demands drove Rohit-Rahul to launch Indian couture New Delhi: Ace designer duo Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna, who have made their Indian couture line debut after over 20 years in the fashion industry, say they stayed away from this

Indian Navy helps Norwegian ship in Gulf of Aden

Indian Navy helps Norwegian ship in Gulf of Aden Mumbai: The Indian Navy helped a Norwegian ship manned by an all Indian crew, to retrieve its cable chain and port anchor that had slipped into the Arabian Sea in the piracy infested waters o

Shivpal Yadav floats ‘Samajwadi Secular Front’

Shivpal Yadav floats ‘Samajwadi Secular Front’ Lucknow: Marginalized in the Samajwadi Party of which he was a founder member, Shivpal Singh Yadav on Wednesday floated a ‘Samajwadi Secular Front’ and urged people who

Man with fake currency arrested in UP

  Lucknow: A man with fake Indian currency totaling Rs 22,000 in Rs 2,000 denomination was arrested here on Wednesday, police said. Ram Babu Shakya, 68, was arrested from the Rewari wali gali near the Charbag

One-way traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway

  Jammu: Heavy vehicular traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway will be allowed only from Srinagar to Jammu on Wednesday, officials said. “Keeping the condition of the road in consider

Top Hizbul commander killed in J&K gunfight 

  Srinagar:  A top Hizbul Mujahideen commander and his associate were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. The two were

Rafale deal: Modi struck deal on his own, alleges Congress

Rafale deal: Modi struck deal on his own, alleges Congress   New Delhi: Targeting the government on the Rafale deal, the Congress on Tuesday said even the then Foreign Secretary had no idea about it before it was announced by the Prime Minister. Congress spokesperson

BJP posters dub Rajiv Gandhi ‘father’ of mob lynching

BJP posters dub Rajiv Gandhi ‘father’ of mob lynching New Delhi: Days after Congress President Rahul Gandhi denied his party’s links in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga on Tuesday p

Amar Singh to meet UP Governor over Azam Khan’s threats

Amar Singh to meet UP Governor over Azam Khan’s threats Lucknow: Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Tuesday said he will meet Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and submit a complaint against Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mohd Azam Khan for thre

Students in Bengal allege attack by TMCP

  Kolkata: Students of Jadavpur Presidency University and some other educational institutes on Monday alleged they were attacked by Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) supporters outside a city-based college when they were campaigning for an upcoming j