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BSF jawan martyred in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

“Firing in Heeranagar area was on during the intervening night of May 16 and 17 in which one BSF trooper was injured. Thursday, during the daytime, it stopped but Pakistan resumed firing in night in Arnia sector which claimed the life of a jawan early Friday,” a senior official of the ... Read More »

BS Yeddyurappa becomes Karnataka CM for 3rd time

BJP legislature party leader BS Yeddyurappa was today sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka for a third time. Governor Vaju Bhai Wala administered him oath of office. Yeddyurappa has been granted 15 days time to prove his majority. Meanwhile, As the chief minister of Karnataka, Yeddyurappa held his ... Read More »

Holy month of Ramzan begins

The holy month of Ramzan began on Thursday after moon was sighted in parts of the country on Wednesday. Ramzan is a time to detach from worldly pleasures and focus on one’s inner self. Muslims commemorate this month-long period by observing Roza or fast. Fasting for the 30 days includes ... Read More »

West Bengal Panchayat Polls: TMC, BJP perform well

In West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress reinforced its dominant position in rural local bodies, bagging 9,270 seats in gram panchayats. According to results available, BJP emerged as the main challenger to the ruling party in most districts. State Election Commission sources said, TMC is also ahead in 2,317 gram ... Read More »

MoS External Affairs General VK Singh visits North Korea

In the first ministerial visit from India to North Korea in nearly 20 years, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh held talks with his North Korean counterpart and a host of other leaders. The minister who is on a two-day official trip to North Korea, held discussions with ... Read More »

Nepal: CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) merge

The unification of both the parties was announced in the presence of CPN (UML) Chairman and Prime Minister of Nepal K.P.Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Centre ) Chief  and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda in Kathmandu this evening. Oli and Prachanda have been elected Co-Chairpersons of Nepal Communist ... Read More »

BS Yeddyurappa takes oath as CM of Karnataka

Hours before the swearing-in ceremony, the apex court made it clear that the swearing-in and the government formation would be subject to the final outcome of the case before it. After hearing the matter for more than three hours beginning 2.11 am, a three-judge bench, comprising justices A K Sikri, ... Read More »

Fissures shoot lava and steam from ground near Kilauea Volcano

Several fissures shot lava into the air on Wednesday but one flow had not advanced any further toward coastal Highway 137, which remains around a mile (1.6 km) distant, County of Hawaii Civil Defense said in a statement. No serious injuries or deaths have been reported from the eruption. Meanwhile ... Read More »