Mob set bus on fire after it run over woman in Udaipur

[embedded content] Udaipur : A mob resorted to vandalism,hurled stones and set a bus on fire after it hit a woman who was crossing the junction at Paras Circle under Surajpole police station area of the city. Luckily, the fire was doused in time, thus averting a mass casualty. [embedded content] …

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Man who raped minor daughter jailed

Udaipur : An Udaipur court ordered on Thursday judicial custody for man who raped his 4.5 year old daughter in their house on April 30 at Transport nagar under Pratapnagar police station area in Udaipur. The accused, a daily wager hailed from Bihar, and was living with his wife and two …

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US delegation arrives in China for talks over trade issues

Mnuchin, who is also the U.S. President’s special envoy, is meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, who is heading the Chinese side. The talks, which run until Friday, are focused on the root cause of …

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Shuttler Srikanth climbs to 3rd spot in world rankings

Srikanth, who took silver in the men’s singles category at the Commonwealth Games in Australia last month, climbed a couple of spots from the fifth place. Fellow Indian HS Prannoy also rose two rungs to take the eighth spot. In the recently concluded Badminton Asia Championships, Kidambi Srikanth was eliminated …

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Centre seeks stay on Supreme Court’s order on SC/ST Act

Venugopal also pointed out that the SC/ST verdict had resulted in loss of life and the case be referred to a larger bench. The Supreme court on the other hand said that it was “100 per cent” in favour of protecting the rights of these communities and punishing those guilty …

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Bihar: Gruesome road accident in Motihari kills 27

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed anguish over the loss of lives in the incident. “My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones due to a bus accident in Motihari. I pray that the injured recover at the earliest,” the prime minister’s office tweeted. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced Rs 4 …

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Sensex snaps 4-day rising streak, slips 73 pts

The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) slipped on Thursday by 73.28 points to end negative at 35,103.14, reversing the last four day’s winning streak, due to heavy selling in select stocks such as Realty, Capital Goods, IT, Teck, Infrastructure, FMCG, Consumer Durables and Oil & Gas amid weaker …

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World Press Freedom Day observed

World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. Since then, 3rd May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day. It is an opportunity to:•     celebrate the fundamental principles of …

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Supreme Court flags Cauvery Management Board issue

The Supreme Court has asked Karnataka to see how much water can be released to Tamil Nadu and asked it to apprise the court by the 8th of this month. The Apex Court also asked the Centre to apprise it on May 8 about steps being taken for setting up …

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President gives away the 65th National Film Awards

President Ram Nath Kovind felicitated the winners of the 65th National Film Awards at a ceremony in Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Thursday.   Late actor and parliamentarian Vinod Khanna, who passed away last year, was awarded India’s highest film honour, the Dadasaheb Phalke award. The National Award for …

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Karnataka Polls: PM accuses Siddaramaiah of corruption

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the BJP onslaught against the Congress party in Karnataka. Addressing 3 rallies in the state, PM Modi launched one of the most vociferous attack on the state government, adding that the days of Siddaramaih govt is set to go. Prime Minister touched upon …

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Cambridge Analytica announces ‘ceasing all operations’

Cambridge Analytica, the UK marketing analytics firm at the heart of the Facebook data scandal, has announced it was “immediately ceasing all operations” and filing for insolvency in Britain and the United States. Cambridge Analytica , hired by Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, said it had been “vilified” in recent months …

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Thunderstorm kills many in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan

Nature’s fury caused widespread damage across North India. According to National Disaster Management Authority, due to lightning 33 persons have died and 205 others got injured in Bharatpur, Alwar, Dhaulpur & Jhunjhunu distt of Rajasthan. It added that 65 have died in Agra, Bijnor, Saharnpur, Bareilly, Chitrakoot, Raebareli and Unnao …

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Thunderstorm kills many in UP and Rajasthan

Nature’s fury caused widespread damage across North India. According to National Disaster Management Authority, due to lightning 33 persons have died and 205 others got injured in Bharatpur, Alwar, Dhaulpur & Jhunjhunu distt of Rajasthan. It added that 65 have died in Agra, Bijnor, Saharnpur, Bareilly, Chitrakoot, Raebareli and Unnao …

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PM Modi most popular world leader on Facebook

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is far ahead of other world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, when it comes to popularity on Facebook. According to the study “World Leaders on Facebook” released in Geneva by Burson Cohn & Wolfe, over 43 million people follow the Indian premier on the social …

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Campaigning gains momentum in Karnataka

Political temperatures continue to soar in poll bound Karnataka with all political parties trying to woo voters ahead of May 12 elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed an election rally in Bellary. He said that desilting of Tungabhadra river will help thousands of farmers. PM also hit out at …

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J&K: Stonepelters plummet to a new low

In a shameful act, the stonepelters targetted school children of Shopian in which about 50 children were travelling. 2nd Class student Rehan sustained head injuries in the incident The injured children have been admitted in hospital in Srinagar for treatment. The kin of the children are visibly upset and angry at this …

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4 year old raped by father in Udaipur

Udaipur : In yet another shocking incident reported to the authorities on Wednesday night, a four and a half year old girl was raped by her father in Transport Nagar area under Pratap nagar police station here. The child’s mother has lodged a complaint against her husband who is absconding. …

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Plans to Commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Bapu

President, Ram Nath Kovind chairs the first meeting of a ‘national committee’ set up to plan events to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The 114-member committee, comprising Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Prime Ministers and Chief Justice of India, will discuss the …

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Cabinet approves  three major infrastructure projects

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of government’s Umbrella Scheme ‘Green Revolution- Krishonnati Yojana’ in Agriculture Sector. Addressing media persons, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that under this, eleven schemes have been brought under one umbrella scheme. CCEA also approved restructuring of Multi-Sectoral Development Programme for …

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