Muzaffarpur case: CBI searches 12 places in Bihar

Patna, Aug 17 : The CBI on Friday raided 12 places in Bihar, including former Minister Manju Verma’s residence, in connection with its probe into the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases, an official said. The Central Bureau of Investigation team conducted searches at Verma’s residence in Patna and Begusarai. They interrogated the former Social Welfare […]

Three injured in grenade explosion in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 17 : Three civilians were injured in a grenade explosion on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Police said militants hurled a grenade at the office of Superintendent of Police (SP) in Awantipora town. The grenade exploded outside the office, injuring three civilians. The injured have been shifted to hospital […]

Bhutan King, British HC pay homage to Vajpayee

New Delhi, Aug 17 : Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk and British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith on Friday paid their homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP office here. The Bhutanese King visited the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters and placed a wreath on the body of Vajpayee, which […]

Unknown gunmen kill woman in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 17 : Unidentified gunmen shot dead a woman on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. The gunmen fired at Shamima, 38, in Drabgam village. She was rushed to a local hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. “She had come to visit her ailing mother when the incident occurred,” police […]

When India scripted history in Pokhran under Vajpayee’s leadership

Jaipur, Aug 17 : Twenty years ago, India scripted a success story on May 11 and May 13, 1998 when five nuclear tests were performed in Rajasthan’s Pokhran under the guidance of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had assumed power only a little while ago. It was a completely secret exercise only known […]

Three bodies recovered from MP waterfall

Bhopal, Aug 17 : The bodies three of the six people swept away in the Sultangarh waterfall in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district have been recovered, police said on Friday. Sub-divisional Police Officer Suresh Dohre said: “Out of the six missing, bodies of three have been recovered. The police and the divers are now searching for […]