Photography-poetry book on ‘various moods’ of Dal Lake launched

New Delhi, Aug 17 : A book compiling photographs and poems on the “various moods” of Jammu and Kashmir’s Dal Lake was launched by Honorary Consul General of Comoros K.L. Ganju at the Prithvi Fine Art and Cultural Centre here. The photographs in the book “Ekam: The Supreme One” have been clicked by Sangeeta Gupta, […]

Explore possibility to reduce water level in Mullaperiyar dam: SC

New Delhi, Aug 17 : Expressing grave concern over the flood “crises” in Kerala, the Supreme Court on Friday suggested that the Disaster Management sub-committee, National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) and the court-appointed committee should meet to explore the possibility of reducing the water-level in the Mullaperiyar Dam reservoir there to 139 feet. A bench […]

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 […]