India condemns Egypt terror attack

New Delhi, Nov 25 : India on Friday strongly condemned the terror attack at a mosque in Egypt that claimed at least 270 lives. “Government of India strongly condemns the heinous act of terrorism that has claimed innocent lives in Bir-al-Abed, North Sinai in Egypt today,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. “In this […]

Woman held for killing neighbour’s minor boy

New Delhi, Nov 25 : A 30-year old woman has been arrested for kidnapping and killing her neighbour’s minor boy over a tiff with them, police said on Friday. Police said the incident occurred on Thursday afternoon in Uttam Nagar in west Delhi. The accused, identified as Deepmala, residing on second floor, kidnapped her neighbour’s […]

NPPA issues notice to Fortis Gurugram, seeks copies of bill, invoices

New Delhi, Nov 25 : The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Friday issued notice to Gurugram’s Fortis Memorial Hospital following allegations of it over-charging parents of a seven-year-old girl, who died at the hospital despite receiving dengue treatment for over two weeks in September. The price controlling body has sought all the copies of […]

Congress questions Gadkari on aide’s firm, BJP rejects allegations

New Delhi, Nov 25 : The Congress on Friday alleged that a company owned by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s personal secretary Vaibhav Dange has been getting funds from his own ministry and other PSUs and demanded he come clean on it. The BJP rejected the charges as “baseless”. The Congress also alleged that this “scam” […]

Film industry plans 15-minute ‘blackout’ in support of ‘Padmavati’

Mumbai, Nov 25 : Amid protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film “Padmavati”, the Indian Films and TV Directors’ Association (IFTDA), along with 20 other bodies of the film and television industry, is planning a 15-minute blackout in support of the film and “to protect the right to freedom of expression of creative individuals”. Confirming […]

SC seeks Centre’s response on jury system in Parsi matrimonial courts

New Delhi, Nov 25 : The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Central government’s response on a plea by a Parsi woman challenging the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act that allows local Parsi community to act as jury in the grant of divorce to an estranged couple. The bench of Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice […]