Weather slightly improves in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Jan 20 : The weather slightly improved in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday with an increase in the minimum temperatures due to a nightlong cloud cover, the weather office said.
My statement on backing Congress over-stretched: VHP leader
New Delhi, Jan 20 : Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Working President Alok Kumar on Sunday said his statement that his organisation would consider backing the Congress in the Lok Sabha polls if it includes the construction of Ram temple in its manifesto was over-stretched.
Himachal sees increase in temperature, snow in store
Shimla, Jan 20 : The hills of Himachal Pradesh saw an increase of temperatures one to six degrees above the normal on Sunday due to clouds, but the Met Office has forecast widespread rain and snowfall later in the day.
Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS
New Delhi, Jan 20 : BJP President Amit Shah was on Sunday discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here where he was admitted after contracting swine flu.
PDP expels senior leader Altaf Bukhari
Srinagar, Jan 19 : The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday expelled its senior leader and former Finance Minister, Syed Altaf Bukhari, from the party for anti-party activities.
Meghalaya CM seeks exemption from coal mining Act
Shillong, Jan 18 : Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday sought Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's intervention in getting exemption from the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act and Coal Mines Nationalisation Act to restore mining in the northeastern state at the earliest, said an official here.
Leh avalanche: 6th body recovered
Srinagar, Jan 19 : Rescue teams on Saturday recovered a sixth body of a civilian buried under an avalanche in Leh district of Ladakh, the Border Roads Organization (BRO) said.
Himachal to hold global investor summit in June
Shimla, Jan 19 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday said the state is making all-out efforts to attract investment and is holding a global investor summit in Dharamsala on June 10 and 11.
BJP's alliance is with CBI, ED; ours with common man: Akhilesh
Kolkata, Jan 19 : Accusing the BJP of having aligned with central agencies like the CBI and the ED, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday appealed to the opposition to come together and defeat the conspiracies being hatched to divide alliance partners in states.
P and W says engine meets safety standards, but backs DGCA order
New Delhi, Jan 18 : A day after the aviation regulator restricted the Airbus A320 Neo aircraft powered by Pratt and Whitney (P and W) engines from flying to Port Blair, among other directives, P and W said it "fully supports" the order and emphasised that its engine meets all safety standards.
BSF refutes claims of pushing Rohingyas into Bangladesh
Agartala, Jan 19 : The Border Security Force (BSF) has strongly refuted claims by Bangladeshi border guards' "unfounded allegation that the BSF have been pushing Rohingyas into Bangladeshi territory", an official release said here on Saturday.
Ghaziabad facing solid waste dumping problem
Ghaziabad, Jan 19 : With the authorities throwing up their hands, the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) facing an acute problem of solid waste being dumped in the city and its garbage trucks being overloaded.
Delhi HC grants bail to Aslam Wani
New Delhi (India) Jan 18 : The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail to alleged hawala dealer Mohammad Aslam Wani in a money laundering case filed against him by the Enforcement Directorate.