Flyover collapse:UP Bridge Corporation MD removed

Lucknow, May 18 The Uttar Pradesh government today removed UP State Bridge Corporation Managing Director Rajan Mittal in the wake of the Varanasi flyover collapse earlier this week.

Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Maurya, who is also the minister for Public Works Department (PWD), said in a tweet that Mittal has…

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No threat to coastal Guj from cyclonic storm 'Sagar'

Ahmedabad, May 18

 Cyclonic storm ‘Sagar’ which is building up near Yemen is less likely to have any significant impact on coastal Gujarat as it is moving towards Gulf of Oman, according to meteorological department.

However, not willing to take any chance, the state administration has initiated precautionary measures that…

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RJD, Congress to stake claim to power in Bihar, Goa

Panaji/Patna, May 18  The Congress in Goa and the RJD in Bihar on Thursday said they would ask the Governors of their respective states to give them a chance to form governments the same way that BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa was given in Karnataka as leader of the…

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BSF trooper injured in J&K in Pakistan firing

Jammu, May 17  A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was injured on Thursday in firing by Pakistani rangers on the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district.

The Pakistani rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on the IB in Samba and Hiranagar sectors, BSF sources said. The rangers…

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Youth held for raping minor girl in Delhi

New Delhi, May 17  The Delhi Police has arrested a youth on the charge of sexually assaulting a minor girl in the national capital, police said on Wednesday.

The accused, Sonu, 25, a resident of Swaroop Nagar, was arrested from a north Delhi locality.

According to the police, the incident…

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