People living in fear, will fight to save composite culture: Sharad Yadav

New Delhi, Aug 16 : Days after he was removed as the party’s leader in the Rajya Sabha, former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said that people are “living in fear” and the Constitution of the country is being “tinkered with”. Yadav also announced that the Opposition will hold ‘Sajha Virasat Bachao’ […]

Over one lakh affected by Meghalaya flood

Shillong, Aug 16 : Over one lakh persons have been affected by floods in the Brahmaputra and Jingiram rivers, the waters of which have inundated 136 villages in western Meghalaya, an official said on Wednesday. No loss of life has been reported so far. The official said 30 relief camps have been set up to […]

Nepal, China sign three accords

Kathmandu, Aug 16 : Nepal and China have signed three agreements related to economic and technical cooperation, promotion of Chinese investment and economic cooperation, as well as oil and gas exploration in Nepal. The deals were signed on Tuesday after delegation-level talks between Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar and […]

LeT commander Ayub Lalhari killed in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, Aug 16 : Notching another major success, security forces killed top LeT commander Ayub Lalhari on Wednesday in a gunfight in Pulwama district, days after Hizbul Mujahideen’s top commander Yasin Itoo was killed in a gunfight in Shopian. “Ayub Lelhari District Commander LeT killed in Pulwama. Yet another success in the fight against militancy,” […]

Huge relief for knee implant patients as regulator caps prices

New Delhi, Aug 16 : The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Wednesday fixed the price for primary knee replacement of titanium alloy at Rs 38,740 while the price for revision knee replacement of any material was pegged at Rs 62,770. The notification comes after the union cabinet decided at a meeting here earlier in […]

Andhra boy rescued from borewell after 11 hours

[Guntur : Medical team treats a two-year-old child who was rescued on Wednesday by NDRF.The child fell into an open borewell near Vinukonda in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh yesterday. /PTI] Vijayawada, Aug 16 : A two-year-old boy, who fell into a borewell in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district, was rescued after an 11-hour long operation, […]