Friday , 28 July 2017
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Supreme Court set to rule on coal block allocations today


All eyes will be on the Supreme Court on Monday as after a hearing spanning nearly one-and-half years it will pronounce the judgment on three PILs which sought de-allocation of coal blocks on the ground that rules were flouted in giving them away and certain companies were favoured in this process. The all important verdict, which will be eagerly watched ... Read More »

Cross-border firing to support infiltration by Pak-based militants


The Indo-Pak regression is complete. The ceasefire along the Jammu and Kashmir border is dead, and infiltration of terrorists appears to have resumed. Ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir over the last week could be an attempt to support infiltration bids by Pakistan-based terror groups, intelligence reports say. Sources ... Read More »

Delhi gangster killed in gangwar in Rani Bagh


A gangster, in his late 20s, was killed and three others injured in a gang war between nine members of two rival groups on Sunday, police said. The gang war took place in Rani Bagh in north Delhi around 3 a.m. when members of the rival groups came across each other in a market and opened fire. As many as ... Read More »

Temperature to touch 40 degrees Celsius in Delhi today


Delhiites today woke up to a hot and humid day with no sign of rain. The minimum temperature settled at 27.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal. Humidity was recorded at 64 per cent at 8.30 AM and is expected to rise during the day, a Met Department official said. With rain deficit almost touching 40 per cent, the day ... Read More »

US doctor beats Ebola, will leave hospital soon

Dr. Kent Brantly who was infected by Ebola virus has recovered and will be discharged from the hospital today

One of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and will be discharged on today from an Atlanta hospital. Alison Geist, a spokeswoman for Samaritan’s Purse, said Dr. Kent Brantly would be released on Thursday but couldn’t say what time. Emory University Hospital planned to hold a news conference on ... Read More »

469 children killed in Gaza: UNICEF

Palestinian children in Gaza City

A senior official of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that a total of 469 children were killed in the Gaza Strip, where the situation is “dire” because of its debilitating effect on the one million Gaza Strip inhabitants under the age of 18. “This situation is very dire in terms of the impact and the toll ... Read More »

US President Obama pours cold water on Ice Bucket Challenge

In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine

President Barack Obama won’t be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. The challenge asks people to post videos of themselves being doused with cold water and publicly call on others to do the same within 24 hours, or donate $100 to the ALS Association. ... Read More »