Vice Admiral Girish Luthra takes charge of Western Naval Command

Mumbai, May 30 : Vice-Admiral Girish Luthra took over as the new Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Naval Command from Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba at a ceremonial parade here on Monday. Vice Admiral Lanba, 58, who has been promoted to four-star rank, is scheduled to take over as the new Chief of Naval Staff in […]

Kashmir’s Sonamarg: Meadow of gold turning to concrete jungle?

By Sheikh Qayoom Sonamarg (Jammu and Kashmir), May 30 : “Where is Sonamarg? All I see is a concrete jungle of bricks and iron.” The remarks by a local visitor summed up the destruction brought by human greed to one of the most sought after tourist destinations of Kashmir called the “meadow of gold”. Situated […]

Rainy Monday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, May 30 : It was a rainy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 23 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average, weather officials said. “The skies will remain cloudy throughout the day. Light rains/thundershower accompanied by storm are likely to occur,” said an official of the […]

PM plane at Jaipur due to bad weather, leaves for Delhi

Jaipur, May 29 : The plane of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was returning to the capital after a function in Karnataka, was diverted here on account of bad weather in Delhi and stayed for nearly two hours, said informed sources. “His plane landed in Jaipur at around 9.15 p.m. and since then was waiting […]