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3 Indians sentenced to 517 years jail in fraud case in UAE

DUBAI: A Dubai court sentenced three Indians – including two men and a woman – to 517 years each in jail for swindling thousands of people in a multi-million-dollar fraud case, the UAE media reported. Identified as Sydney Lemos, his wife Valany and Ryan D’Souza were convicted on Sunday by ... Read More »

Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit, ISRO calls it a success

SRIHARIKOTA: The Indian Space Research Organisation’s navigation satellite INRSS-1I was on Thursday launched by PSLV-C41 from the spaceport in Sriharikota and successfully placed in the designated orbit. PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I Mission blasted off at 4.04 am from the first launchpad at the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre. ISRO officials called it a normal ... Read More »

All you need to know: April 11, 2018

A quick glance at the top news of the day: 1. Sunni Wakf Board claims it owns Taj Mahal, Supreme Court wants Shah Jahan’s signed will Slamming Uttar Pradesh Sunni Wakf Board’s claim that it owns Taj Mahal, Supreme Court on Wednesday said that such matters are nothing more than ... Read More »

Nirmala Sitharaman brushes aside Army`s concerns over shortage of funds

Thiruvidanthai: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday brushed aside the Army’s concerns over severe shortage of funds to procure new equipment and weapons, asserting that there was no reason to worry as adequate financial resources are being made available to the armed forces. The Army had told a Parliamentary Standing ... Read More »

Indrani Mukerjea discharged from hospital, back in Byculla jail

MUMBAI: Former media tycoon Indrani Mukerjea, arrested on charges of killing her daughter Sheena Bora, was on Wednesday discharged from the JJ Hospital and taken back to the Byculla prison. The 46- year-old was admitted to the State-run hospital on Friday. She had been brought in a “semi-conscious” condition from ... Read More »

Fast, what fast? Why Owaisi is unimpressed with PM Modi`s protest

NEW DELHI: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his planned fast on April 12 asking the latter to observe a fast to ‘atone for his false promises’. Addressing the media, Owaisi asked as to why the ... Read More »

PM Modi to address CPSE conclave on Monday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the CPSE Conclave at Vigyan Bhawan on Monday, according to an official statement. Senior officers of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and top ministry officials will also attend the conclave, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in the statement. “The conclave will ... Read More »