Archive for August 4th, 2017

Using force to evict Narmada oustees undemocratic: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday supported the oustees of the Narmada Valley Project and said it was inhuman and undemocratic to use police force to evict them before proper rehabilitation.

“Our Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann toured the region and found that…

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Duterte approves free education in state varsities

Manila, Aug 4 :  Philippines President Rodrigo Dutere has signed a bill to provide free education in 112 state universities in the country, a senior official said at a press conference on Friday.

Duterte signed the bill on Thursday following a meeting with lawmakers and economic advisers allowing universal access to…

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Reliance Industries wins DuPont Operational Excellence Award

Mumbai, Aug 4 :  Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has been adjudged the Global Winner of ‘The DuPont Operational Excellence Award – 2017.
The bi-annual DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards recognise the most significant innovative projects delivering concrete results, a company statement said here on Friday.
“This award is a global recognition…

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Sunny Leone condom ads to be taken off Goa buses

Panaji, Aug 4 :  Condom ads featuring Bollywood actress and former pornstar Sunny Leone will be taken off display boards on state-run buses, Goa Transport Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said on Friday.

The ads are currently displayed on the Kadamba Transport Corporation buses as part of an advertising contract between the…

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Delhi court extends NIA custody of 4 Kashmiri separatists

New Delhi, Aug 4 :  A court here on Friday extended by 10 days the NIA custody of four Kashmiri separatists arrested on charges of receiving funds from Pakistan to sponsor terror activities and stone-pelting in Kashmir.

During the in-camera proceedings, Special Judge O.P. Saini allowed the National…

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Rahul finds fault with Rajasthan’s flood rehabilitation work

Jalore   Aug 4 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje-led Rajasthan Government is not taking adequate steps to provide relief to people of the state who have been affected by floods.

Gandhi, who was here to take stock of the situation, said…

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Hizbul militant gunned down in encounter in Anantnag

Srinagar, Aug 4 (PTI) A newly recruited local militant of Hizbul Mujahideen was gunned down in an overnight encounter with security forces that also resulted in the death of an unidentified person in the ensuing crossfire in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, security officials said on Friday

The encounter broke…

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PSG announces Neymar’s arrival in blockbuster transfer

Paris, Aug 4:  Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain has announced the signing of Brazilian star Neymar with a five-year deal, tying him with Parc des Princes until June 30, 2022.

PSG was reported to have triggered Neymar’s 222 million euros release clause with his former club Barcelona…

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132 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

Jammu, Aug 4: A small batch of 132 pilgrims left Jammu on Friday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, officials said.

“The pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 2.55 a.m. in an escorted convoy of five vehicles,” officials said.

S.D. Singh Jamwal…

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Two including millitant killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Aug 4:  A militant of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit and another unidentified person were killed on Friday in a gunfight between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

“On specific input about the presence of three terrorists in Herpora (Kanelwan) area of Anantnag district…

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