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US Releases Video Showing Iranian Rockets Near Its Warships

This image made from video released by the U.S. Navy on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016 shows the view from a Seahawk helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz on Dec. 26, 2015. (AP) WASHINGTON:  The US Navy released black-and-white video on Saturday it said was taken by an American helicopter showing an Iranian Revolutionary Guards vessel firing unguided rockets on Dec. ... Read More »

Liverpool Locked Down Over Bomb Scare

Merseyside Police surrounded an office building in the city centre and closed a number of streets during the standoff. (Representational Image) LONDON:  The city of Liverpool in the northwest of England was today put under lockdown as police negotiate with a man claiming to be in possession of a bomb sparked a possible terror threat at a high-rise building. Merseyside ... Read More »

Gujarat Police Files Sedition Chargesheet Against Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel’s father Bharat Patel challenged the sedition charge slapped on his son on October 19 in the Gujarat High Court. SURAT:  The Gujarat Police today filed a chargesheet in a Surat court against Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor Hardik Patel on charges of sedition. The 379-page chargesheet has been filed against Patel for exhorting a Vipul Desai to ... Read More »

Pakistan Singer Ghulam Ali To Perform At Mohun Bagan Ground In Kolkata

After the cancellation of his concert in Mumbai due to threats by the Shiv Sena, Ghulam Ali in November had expressed his disappointment asserting “never to return to India”. KOLKATA:  Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali and his son will perform at the Mohun Bagan Club grounds in Kolkata on January 12 following apprehensions that holding the concert at the iconic ... Read More »

Get Ready To Go To Jail, BJP Tells Arvind Kejriwal

  The Centre and Mr Kejriwal have established an epic hostility in the last year, with both sides accusing each other of over-stepping boundaries and impeding the governance of Delhi. NEW DELHI:  Lashing out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after his fresh attack on the Modi government over investigations into the Delhi cricket body, the BJP today asked him ... Read More »

Modi Government Wants Safe And Peaceful India, Says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

  Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the government has adopted a policy of zero tolerance against terrorism. PALGHAR:  India’s safety and prosperity are the Narendra Modi government’s priority and “there will be no compromise on these issues”, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today. “The government has adopted a policy of zero tolerance against terrorism. The terrorists and their ... Read More »

Punjabi Singer Goes Missing In Canada: Police

Peel Regional Police has issued a public notice to describe Punjabi singer. (Representational Image) TORONTO:  A 30-year-old Punjabi singer, who visited Canada for a music performance, has gone missing, prompting authorities to seek the public’s help in locating him. Lehmber Singh missed his return flight to India on November 5 at 6:30pm at the Person International Airport and his whereabouts ... Read More »

Justice Virendra Singh Appointed Uttar Pradesh’s New Lokayukta

Justice (retired) Virendra Singh was appointed the new Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh. (PTI Photo) LUCKNOW:  Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik today appointed Justice (retired) Virendra Singh as the new Lokayukta of the state. “The Governor has appointed Justice (retd) Virendra Singh as the new Lokayukta of the state and will administer oath of office to him in Raj Bhawan on ... Read More »

Suspend Government Servants Who Speak Against Reservation: Ramdas Athawale

Republican Party of India (A) president Ramdas Athawale comes out against the statement of Gujarat High Court judge JB Pardiwala on the reservation system. MUMBAI:  Republican Party of India (A) president Ramdas Athawale today come out against the statement of Gujarat High Court judge JB Pardiwala on the reservation system and demanded that all government servants who speak against the ... Read More »

Bombay High Court Refuses To Grant Stay On Release OfBajirao Mastani

The respondents include Maharashtra government, Chairman of Central Board of Film Certification, Producer-Director of the film Sanjay Leela Bhansali and three lead actors — Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone. MUMBAI:  The Bombay High Court today refused to grant a stay on the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Bajirao Mastani. The Court asked the respondents to file a ... Read More »