Sundarbans has 182 tigers, pollution a major concern: Report

New Delhi, April 13 : The Sundarbans, the world’s largest contiguous mangrove forest, has 182 tigers — 106 in Bangladesh and around 76 in India, according to the first ever modern survey jointly conducted by the two countries across a 6,724 sq km area. According to the report, Status of Tigers in the Sundarban Landscape, […]

On Baisakhi, Kejriwal in firing line of Akalis, Congress

Chandigarh, April 13 : The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and opposition Congress on Wednesday lambasted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly taking contradictory stands on important issues concerning Punjab. The attacks on Kejriwal, who is also Aam Aadmi Party convenor, came at the political conferences the two parties organised on harvest festival Baisakhi at […]

India tests n-capable K-4 missile from Arihant

New Delhi, April 13 : In a major step towards completing India’s nuclear triad, nuclear-capable ballistic missile K-4 was test-fired from nuclear submarine Arihant, both of which have been indigenously developed, officials said on Wednesday. Former Indian Navy chief Admiral Arun Prakash (retd) called it a “major step”, but said Arihant needs to be armed […]

Mild tremors felt in Delhi, NCR

New Delhi, April 13 : Mild tremors were felt in several parts of Delhi and NCR on Wednesday evening when a 6.8 magnitude earthquake jolted the Myanmar-India border region. The epicentre of the earthquake was at 23 degrees North latitude and 94.9 degree East Longitude on the Myanmar-India border region, said the India Meteorological Department […]

Sonia alleges Mamata-Modi nexus

Sujapur (West Bengal), April 13 : Alleging a nexus between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said the Trinamool Congress chief was following the same anti-people policies which Modi was pursuing at the Centre. “I would like to caution you, the person who calls […]