From Across the Jammu,Kashmir and Ladakh

Pulwama-like tragedy averted in Kashmir, IED-laden car timely captured

A major terror plot was averted in Jammu and Kashmir after the security forces recovered a car laden with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The explosive…

JEM, Hizbul behind failed car bomb attack in Pulwama

Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) had the main role in planning the car bomb attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama, which security forces thwarted on Thursday, said Kashmir police, adding that Hizbul Mujahideen…

Entertainment

Vidya Balan-starrer ‘Shakuntala Devi’ biopic heads to Amazon Prime after ‘Gulabo Sitabo’

Vidya Balan-starrer “Shakuntala Devi” biopic is the latest major Bollywood movie to go for a direct digital release on Amazon Prime Video after Amitabh Bachchan-Ayushmann Khurrana’s “Gulabo Sitabo” amid the…

This is not a loss, it’s a gain of things he taught us: Irrfan’s family shares heartfelt message

Living up to the positive spirit of Irrfan Khan, his family on Friday said the actor never liked the idea of “one dimensional reality” and that gives them hope to take…

Sports

Weightlifting federation nominates Mirabai Chanu for Arjuna award

In an unusual move, ace lifter Mirabai Chanu has been nominated for the Arjuna award by the national federation though the former world champion is already a recipient of Khel Ratna,…

Technologies

First time in 167 years, railways not ferrying passengers on its birthday

The Indian Railways turned 167 years old on Thursday and for the first time ever, its trains did not carry any passengers on its birthday and instead stood idle in the…

World

Coronavirus global death toll surpasses 349,000, case count nears 5.5 million: WHO

The global death toll from the novel coronavirus has risen over the past 24 hours by 5,581 to 349,095, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily situation report. The…

Business

P Chidambaram slams govt, asks why RBI is infusing liquidity

Former Union Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, on Saturday, slammed the central government and questioned why the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is infusing more liquidity as…

Tourism

40% travel, tourism firm staring at complete shutdown risk in next 3-6 months: Report

Around 40 per cent companies operating in the travel and tourism sector are staring at the risk of complete shutdown over the next 3 to 6 months, says a report, even…

Religion

Ram Mandir construction work begins today in Ayodhya; Ram Janmabhoomi trust chief performs puja

Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust chairman Mahant Nritya Gopal Das on Tuesday paid obeisance to deity Ram Lalla at the makeshift temple in Ayodhya and announced the construction of the…

Lifestyle

Plea in Supreme Court seeks free unlimited calling, data usage during lockdown

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking direction to the Central government to provide completely free and unlimited calling and data usage facilities to subscribers during the…

Women

Ivanka Trump praises Indian girl who cycled down 1200km carrying ailing father

US President Donald Trump’s daughter and senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump has praised 15-year-old Jyoti Kumari, who cycled down 1200km carrying her ailing father during the nationwide lockdown in India,…

Science

Cyclone Amphan weakens into a deep depression over Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan crossed West Bengal coast last evening and gradually weakened into a deep depression over Bangladesh and its neighbourhood, informed the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The IMD said it…

Education

All educational institutions still prohibited to open across country: Centre

The central government on Tuesday clarified that all educational institutions are still prohibited to open throughout the country. “No such decision has been taken by Ministry of Home Affairs. All educational…

Fashion

Police make foreigners write ‘sorry’ 500 times for lockdown violation

Police officials in Uttarakhand’s Rishikesh made ten foreign nationals write “I didn’t follow lockdown rules, I am sorry’, 500 times as a punishment for violating the lockdown guidelines. These foreign nationals…

History

Fadnavis remembers ‘encouraging, energetic’ Bal Thackeray on 94th birth anniversary

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday remembered Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray on his 94th birth anniversary. Taking to Twitter, the BJP leader wrote, “Strict but loving, encouraging and…