Mehbooba terms UPSC topper Athar ‘role ‘ for youth

Srinagar, May 14 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today termed Athar Amir-ul-Shafi Khan, who stood second in the prestigious 2015 civil services examination, as "role model" for many youngsters. Mehbooba today met Athar, the 23-year-old man who brought laurels to the state by securing second position in the

Rs 570 cr seized from 3 containers by election officials

Coimbatore, May 14 (PTI) Electoral officials in Tamil Nadu today seized about Rs 570 crore from three containers during checking in Tirupur district, which the occupants of the vehicles claimed was for inter-bank money transfer. Officials said that personnel accompanying the containers told them that they were transferring Rs 570 crore

You made Delhi proud: Sisodia to UPSC topper Tina

New Delhi, May 13 (PTI) "You made Delhi proud," is how Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia greeted 2015 civil services topper Tina Dabi, when she dropped in at the Secretariat here to meet him and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today. 22-year-old Tina, a graduate of Lady Shri Ram College, who achieved

Kejriwal makes fresh offer to send water to Latur

New Delhi, May 12 (PTI) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today made a fresh offer to send 10 lakh litres of water from the national capital to drought-hit Latur in Maharashtra's parched Marathwada. "The drought situation in Maharashtra is heart-rending. In a situation like this, it is incumbent upon all countrymen

Rocky Yadav remanded in two-day police custody

Gaya, May 11 (PTI) A local court today remanded in two days police custody Rocky Yadav who allegedly shot dead a student for overtaking his vehicle in Bihar. Additional District and Sessions Judge S K Jha accepted police's prayer seeking Rocky's custody and granted permission. The court had yesterday sent to 14

6 killed at Ujjain Kumbh after storm, stampede

Storm, lightning, stampede and collapse of pandals left six persons dead and injured about 70 at the Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Ujjain on Thursday. According to report, the storm pounded the area for about 45 minutes on Thursday. It affected the devotees who live in the tents during the month-long pilgrimage. Four

Satellite pics show extent of forest fires

Satellite images have come up showing the scale of damage caused by Uttarakhand forest fires that have been raging for last 90 days in India. These LANDSAT images from April 29 show the amount of damage that has been caused to environment due to forest fires in the hill state.

Captain Cool Dhoni chills with his daughter Ziva

India's captain cool M S is leaving no stone unturned to become a super cool dad. Dhoni's wife Sakshi has posted a few photographs of Dhoni with his toddler daughter Ziva who has been an ardent supporter of her dad's Rising Pune Supergiants in the Indian Premier League. Since they were