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MiG-21 fighter jet crashes in Himachal’s Kangra, pilot dead

MiG-21 fighter jet crashes in Himachal’s Kangra, pilot dead

Kangra: A MiG 21 fighter jet that took off from Punjab’s Pathankot crashed in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. The pilot has died in the crash, news agency ANI reported. Two IAF helicopters have landed at the crash site with Air Force personnel who are conducting preliminary investigations. “The MiG-21 took off from Punjab’s […]

BJP MP’s daughter among 19 arrested in Assam’s Cash-for-Jobs scam

Guwahati: In a major crackdown in multi-crore rupees cash-for-jobs scam, the Assam Police on Wednesday arrested 19 serving Assam public Service Commission officers on charges of adopting fraudulent means to get the job. Prominent among those arrested included Pallabi Sharma the daughter of BJP MP from Tezpur RP Sharma and Bhargav Phukan and Deepshikha are […]

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Tent collapses during PM Modi’s West Bengal rally, 20 injured

Midnapore (WB) :   A makeshift tent collapsed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in West Bengal’s Midnapore district today, injuring at least 20 people, a police official said. The tent, officials said, was erected next to the main entrance of the rally venue to shelter people from the rain. Many enthusiastic BJP supporters were seen […]

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26-yr-old kills self after BSF jawan rapes her on pretext of marriage

Muzaffarnagar: A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison after a BSF jawan allegedly raped her on the pretext of marriage, police said on Saturday. The woman consumed the poison on July 6 and died at a hospital on Friday, Station House Officer (SHO), Kotwali, Anil Kaperwan, said. Her father, in his complaint, said his daughter […]

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New Delhi: The UN human rights report on Jammu and Kashmir has ignored ground-level realities in the terror-ravaged state, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday. Rubbishing the report on alleged human rights violations by the security forces, the Minister said the UN had chosen to ignore the humanitarian assistance the Indian Army had been rendering […]

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UN Secretary-General backs Zeid’s call for Kashmir human rights investigation

UN:-UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has backed Human Rights High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein’s call for an international investigation into human rights situation in Kashmir saying that it represents the “voice of the UN”. He also defended at a news conference on Thursday his own report on children in armed conflict that referred to situations […]

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Army chief’s strong message on combat ops, use of social media

JAMMU, : Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat has sent out very clear message to the Army officers on combat operations, use of social media, purchase of weapons, weeding out corrupt practices, contracts management, dignity of men, transparency in services and judicial expenditure of Regimental funds. The 10-point guidelines have been issued by the Army chief […]

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Thirteen Amarnath Pilgrims Injured In Accident

At least thirteen Amarnath pilgrims heading towards cave shrine in Kashmir were injured in a road accident in Udhampur area of Jammu region on Thursday morning. Reports said that a vehicle carrying the pilgrims hit a truck parked on a roadside near Birma bridge along the Srinagar – Jammu highway in Udhampur, resulting in injuries […]

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Man flies from India to US to cut fingernails after 66 years

NEWDEHLI:-Shridhar Chillal, an octogenarian from India, will finally perform an ordinary chore that he has not done in the last 66 years – cut his fingernails – the longest in the world. Chillal, also a Guinness World Record holder, has not cut the fingernails on his left hand since 1952 and has the longest fingernails […]

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Congress used farmers as vote bank, betrayed them: PM Modi

Malout: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack on the Congress, alleging that it had betrayed the peasantry and used them as vote bank to further the interests of “one particular family”. Modi said that despite toiling hard, farmers could not think of a comfortable life and that they had to live a life […]

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