Avalanche hits army post in J&K, 3 troops buried under debris

Jammu, April 6 : Five Army soldiers were buried under an avalanche in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, two were rescued but the other three are still trapped under the debris, officials said. The Indian Army’s Udhampur headquartered Northern Command said: “Unprecedented snowfall triggered multiple avalanches, a post in Batalik sector buried, […]

Enforcement Directorate raids 18 officials in nine states

New Delhi, April 6 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday conducted searches at the premises of 18 bureaucrats across nine states for their alleged violation of the government’s demonetisation scheme and involvement in money laundering and other cases, an official said. The agency took the step under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) […]

US Senate fails to end Democratic blockade of Trump high court pick

By Lawrence Hurley and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Apr 6 : Republicans failed today to end a Democratic bid to block a US Senate confirmation vote on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination but were poised to quickly resort to a rule change dubbed the “nuclear option” to allow approval of Neil Gorsuch a day later. […]

Panneerselvam faction gets support from Vasan’s TMC

[Chennai: AIADMK (O Panneerselvam faction) leaders campaign in RK Nagar with a replica of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s mortal remains for the by-poll in Chennai on Thursday. /PTI] Chennai, April 6 : The former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam-led AIADMK faction on Thursday got a booster with Tamil Maanila Congress leader G.K. […]

Chinese media keeps up angry tirade on Dalai Lama’s Arunachal visit

[New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee presenting Shaurya Chakra to Major Rajat Chandra during the Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Thursday. Maj Chandra was tasked to undertake close surveillance of the terrorist’s hideout in Jammu and Kashmir. /PTI] Beijing, April 6 : The Chinese media on Thursday kept up its tirade […]

Testing a solution to address ‘sub-standard’ chipset issue: MediaTek

[New Delhi: R S Sharma, Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) with Virat Bhatia, Chairman, ICT & Digital Economy Committee, FICCI during the India Internet Conference (IIC) 2017, Day-II at FICCI in New Delhi on Thursday. /PTI] New Delhi, April 6 : After the Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) sent out a letter […]