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8,189 Indian prisoners lodged in foreign jails: MEA

New Delhi: As many as 8,189 Indian prisoners, including undertrials, are lodged in various jails around the world, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday. Saudi Arabia has the highest 1811 Indian prisoners, followed by the UAE with 1,392 and Nepal…

Now, ‘police training’ for school students in Rajasthan

Kota (Rajasthan): The Rajasthan government has formally launched a training programme for school students, in line with the National Cadet Corps practice, aiming to curb rising adolescent delinquency and make them aware of basic laws and legal procedures. The training programme…

Arjun Kapoor’s wise words on floods, water crisis

NEW DELHI: How floods and water crisis are plaguing the country are no brainer unless you are living under a rock! B-town hunk Arjun Kapoor seems to be realizing the worth of every drop and his recent tweets are proof…

Kumaraswamy govt in last stage, may not even face trust vote: GVL Narasimha Rao

Karnataka: Ahead of the trust vote in Karnataka Assembly, BJP Rajya Sabha MP GVL Narasimha Rao on Thursday stated that the JD(S)-Congress alliance government led by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is in its last stage and the CM may not…

99 attacks by terrorists on Army in J-K since 2016: Govt

New Delhi: There have been 99 attacks by terrorists on the Army in Jammu and Kashmir and 32 in the Northeast since 2016, the government said on Wednesday. In written response to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for…

Truth, justice have prevailed: PM on Jadhav verdict

New Delhi: Welcoming the verdict of the International Court of Justice on Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said “truth and justice” have prevailed. He also said his government will “always work for the safety and welfare…

‘ICJ verdict a complete victory for India’

New Delhi: The verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Kulbhushan Jadhav is a “complete victory for India”, top government sources said today. India put intense diplomatic pressure on Pakistan through numerous diplomatic notes and demarches and letter…

Ram Mandir: SC allows mediation process to continue, seeks report on outcome by Aug 1

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed mediation process in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case to continue and sought a report on its outcome by August 1. A five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, said that…

Mumbai: 242 killed, 818 injured in over 2,900 building collapse incidents between 2013-18

Mumbai: As many as 242 people were killed and 818 were injured in over 2,900 incidents of building collapse in Mumbai between 2013 and 2018, an RTI reply has said. In its reply to activist Shakeel Ahmed Sheikh, the Brihanmumbai…

Jharkhand court modifies ‘donate Quran’ order to woman

Jharkhand: After its directive created a furore, a local court here waived off the condition to distribute five copies of Quran to grant bail to a woman for allegedly posting communal comments on social media. The court dropped the condition…

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