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India, All india, 02 Feb 2017

Installation of 'smart fence' on Indo-Pak border will begin soon: govt

New fencing is likely to have a multi-tier security ring comprising an alarm to security force personnel in case of any infiltration bid.

02 Feb 2017 9:16 PM

J&K: BSF thwarts infiltration bid; terrorists fired at IB, not Pak troops

Officials of the BSF had earlier called the incident a ceasefire violation but it was found to be an infiltration bid by armed terrorists.

02 Feb 2017 9:06 PM

Women reservation: Violence escalates in Nagaland; mob burn govt offices, vehicles

The protesters turned violent when their demand for Chief Minister’s resignation, over killing of two youths in police firing, was not met.

02 Feb 2017 8:15 PM

26/11 case: Govt dismisses Pak's demand for 'concrete evidence' against Hafiz Saeed

MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup said that Pakistan now needs to find 'requisite political will' to take action against Saeed.

02 Feb 2017 7:31 PM

Police files FIR against Assamese filmmaker for seeking Ulfa chief's help

He accused theatre owners of removing his Assamese film from screens despite to accommodate Raees and Kaabil.

02 Feb 2017 7:23 PM


Ceasefire violation: Pak troops fire gunshots, hurl grenades at BSF post

BSF said rapid rounds of gunfire and about half a dozen grenades were shot at the border post.

02 Feb 2017 6:44 PM

Paid holiday on Feb 4 for Haryana govt staff who are voters in Punjab

The holiday would be observed under section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act and section 135-B of Representation of the People Act.

02 Feb 2017 6:12 PM

EC should've sent notice personally before publishing on website: Parrikar

The poll panel issued notice to Parrikar on Wednesday after it took cognisance of the complaints from Goa Forward Party and Arvind Kejriwal.

02 Feb 2017 5:39 PM

Ahead of polls, Rahul Gandhi enjoys 'dal-sabzi' meal with Punjab villagers

Dressed in blue denims, white kurta and a jacket, Gandhi sat on a wooden cot, flanked by the village headman and residents Baliyan village.

02 Feb 2017 4:48 PM

Aircel-Maxis case: Maran brothers cleared of all charges

Maran was accused of forcing the Aircel owner to sell the firm to a Malaysian company which allegedly paid Maran a huge kickback.

02 Feb 2017 4:33 PM


File I-T returns or lose tax exemption status, Govt tells political parties

The government is amending law to make the rule mandatory and also changing the law to keep the identity of the donor confidential.

02 Feb 2017 2:18 PM

Kanpur building collapse: 7 dead, man, daughter pulled out alive

The duo received minor injuries in the incident, in which total seven people were killed and 18 others were injured.

02 Feb 2017 1:39 PM

Bastar IG accused of threatening activists, calling them 'dogs' sent on 'forced' leave

Activists and lawyers Bastar claimed that they have received abusive messages from Kalluri, who said they should be ‘stoned out of bastar’.

02 Feb 2017 1:06 PM

Odisha: Death toll in landmine blast rises to 8

No organisation has claimed responsibility for the incident until now, according to the State Director General of Police.

02 Feb 2017 1:00 PM

'Army has arrested him’: BSF jawan's wife alleges torture

Sharmila Yadav alleged that the jawan was mentally tortured and asked to retire from the force.

02 Feb 2017 12:07 PM


K'taka: Teen dies after mishap as bystanders clicked photos

The 18-year-old victim was hit and run over by a state transport bus going to Hubballi from Hosapete.

02 Feb 2017 12:02 PM

Kanpur building collapse: Rescue ops on; SP leader booked

Rescue operations are being carried out by the NDRF teams as well as army troops to ensure swift evacuation.

02 Feb 2017 10:47 AM

MP: Sadhvi Pragya, 7 others acquitted in Sunil Joshi murder case

The accused were acquitted by the district court for lack of evidence.

02 Feb 2017 10:03 AM

Union Budget 2017: Thumbs up for NREGA

Arun Jaitley announced the highest ever allocation of Rs 48,000 crore for it in the Union Budget for 2017-18.

02 Feb 2017 7:28 AM

Backroom boys turn warriors in UP ‘war rooms’

They quietly and efficiently did their work and remained away from media glare.

02 Feb 2017 7:20 AM