Two die while making bomb: police

Kolkata, Jan 22 : Two members of a family with ties to West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress were killed when a bomb they were making exploded in Birbhum district, police said on Friday. The incident happened on Thursday night or possibly just after midnight inside the house of Sheikh Jabir Hussain in Ahmedpur, some 180 […]

Fadnavis helps youth to return from Malaysia

Mumbai, Jan 22 : A youth stranded in Malaysia for a few weeks has returned to India on Friday after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis intervened, officials said. Yogesh Tiwari, 25, was duped by a recruitment agent who lured him to Malaysia with a lucrative job offer. After he ran out of money, he tweeted […]

Corruption down as nuts and bolts tightened: Modi

Varanasi, Jan 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that corruption has considerably come down ever since his government came to power in May 2014 as “nuts and bolts” have been tightened. Speaking at an event after distributing special aid equipment to 9,296 differently abled people at DLW grounds in his parliamentary constituency, […]

Modi gives over 15,000 equipment to differently-abled

Varanasi, Jan 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday set a record of sorts by distributing 15,746 special aid equipment to 9,296 differently-abled people here. Union Social Welfare Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said that this was the biggest camp to be held for such a purpose anywhere in the world. He added that so […]

Modi flags off superfast train connecting Varanasi and Delhi

Varanasi, Jan 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off a train connecting Varanasi — his parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh — and Delhi. Accompanied by senior ministers of his cabinet, Modi flagged off the superfast express train, Mahamana Express, which would ply between Varanasi-Lucknow-New Delhi. All the coaches of the model train […]

Seoul seeks n-talks minus Pyongyang

Seoul, Jan 22 : South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Friday that six-party talks, which exclude North Korea, should be sought to restart the dialogue channel to dismantle Pyongyang’s nuclear programme. Park made the remarks when she was briefed by the foreign, unification and defence ministries about their 2016 policy directions, Xinhua reported. “South […]