Title Description Posted Date
Police mock drill: Dummy terrorists seen Surat, Dec 31 (IBNS): An anti-terror mock drill conducted by the Surat police in Gujarat has triggered a controversy as the person, who was posing as a terrorist, was seen wearing a skull cap. 31-Dec-2014
Firing: Indian Deputy High Commissioner Islamabad, Dec 31 (IBNS): Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner to lodge a strong protest on the 'unprovoked firing of the Indian troops' in the Zafarwal Sector which killed two personnel of Pakistani Rangers. 31-Dec-2014
BSF DG briefs Home Minister on ceasefire New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS) Border Security Force (BSF) Director General D. K. Pathak briefed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the ceasefire violations by Pakistan Rangers at the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. 31-Dec-2014
ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan retires New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS) Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Radhakrishnan retired on Wednesday. 31-Dec-2014
President gives his assent to NJAC Bill New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): Ina significant development, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday gave his assent to the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Bill. 31-Dec-2014
J&K: BSF jawan killed in ceasefire viola Samba, Dec 31 (IBNS): At least one Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed in an unprovoked firing by Pakistan Rangers on the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, reports said. 31-Dec-2014
Poachers kill rhino in Orang national pa Guwahati, Dec 31 (BNS) : Poachers killed a horned rhinoceros in Orang national park in Assam. 31-Dec-2014
Arrest Mamata Banerjee and Bengal will b Kolkata, Dec 31 (IBNS): Trinamool Congress lawmaker Idris Ali on Wednesday warned the Centre that if West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is "touched or arrested" in the Saradha chit fund scam, then the whole state will "burn." 31-Dec-2014
UP CM makes PK tax free in his state Lucknow/Mumbai, Dec 31 (IBNS): Amid several protests against Aamir Khan starrer PK, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday decided to exempt the movie from entertainment tax in his state. 31-Dec-2014
AirAsia flight: Pilot says he saw bodies Surabaya, Dec 30 (IBNS): As the search operation to recover more bodies from the crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501 continued on Wednesday, a pilot from the rescue team who discovered the flight's debris said the bodies that were recovered from the site were holding hands. 31-Dec-2014
Nationwide monitoring of use of toilets New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation will launch a Nationwide Real Time Monitoring of use of toilets from January 2015. 31-Dec-2014
J&K mandate decisive but divided: Mehboo Jammu, Dec 31 (IBNS): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday met Governor N N Vohra and said her party is in no hurry to form government in Jammu and Kashmir. 31-Dec-2014
Center, Maha CM back PK screening Mumbai/New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): Even as some saffron groups continued to protest against Aamir Khan starrer PK accusing the makers of denigrating Hinduism, junior Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore as well as Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis ruled out acting against the movie. 31-Dec-2014
PDP remains cagey on alliance, meets Gov Jammu, Dec 31 (IBNS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said they want the Vajpayee line to be followed in governing Kashmir, ahead of meeting the Governor on government formation. 31-Dec-2014
Poachers kill rhinoceros, forest guard i Sonitpur, Dec 31 (IBNS): A rhinoceros was allegedly shot dead by poachers at a national park in Assam’s Sonitpur district early on Wednesday morning, media reports said. 31-Dec-2014
PDP President Mehbooba Mufti to meet gov Srinagar, Dec 31 (IBNS): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti is slated to meet Governor N N Vohra on Wednesday over the issue of government formation in the valley, media reports said. 31-Dec-2014
Defence ministry mulling to legalize mid New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that a new policy legalizing middlemen in arms purchases would soon be in place, media reports said. 31-Dec-2014
Kudankulam nuclear reactor starts genera New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): India’s largest nuclear reactor at Kudankulam started generating electricity on a commercial basis on Wednesday, media reports said. 31-Dec-2014
PM Modi mourns B.G. Verghese death New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the death of noted journalist B.G. Verghese in Gurgaon. 30-Dec-2014
PM Modi mourns death of passengers on bo New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narenmdra Modi mourned the death of more than 40 passengers who were traveling in missing flight QZ8501 as the wreckage and debris of the AirAsia plane was found on Tuesday. 30-Dec-2014
Death of school student: NHRC sends noti New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday said it has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that the Principal of DSR Public School at Rath in District Deoria of Uttar Pradesh so brutally thrashed an Upper KG student that he eventually lost his life. 30-Dec-2014
Journalist B.G. Verghese passes away New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Noted journalist B.G. Verghese died in Gurgaon on Tuesday. 30-Dec-2014
Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi transf New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS) Governor of Uttarakhand Dr. Aziz Qureshi has been transferred and appointed as the new Governor of Mizoram, officials said on Tuesday. 30-Dec-2014
Cause of concern that CBI allowed itself New Delhi. Dec 30 (IBNS): With a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court discharging Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah in the 2005 Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Union Finance Minister Aun Jaitley on Tuesday said that he is relieved that India has "an independent judicial system" and added that it is a cause of concern that the probe agency allowed itself to be "misused" earlier. 30-Dec-2014
Modi urges fast-tracking of pro-farmer i New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked concerned Departments and Ministries of the Union Government to fast-track the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana. 30-Dec-2014
Will fight against the 'black' land acqu Kolkata, Dec 30 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee said that her party will protest against Center's 'black' Land Acquisition Ordinance. 30-Dec-2014
Amit Shah discharged in fake encounter c Mumbai, Dec 30 (IBNS): In a relief to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Mumbai discharged him in the 2005 Sohrabuddin fake encounter case on Tuesday, triggering various political reactions as the ruling party heaves a sigh of relief and celebrates while the Opposition calls it a "hogwash". 30-Dec-2014
26/11 mastermind Lakhvi detained again i Islamabad, Dec 30 (IBNS): 26/11 terror mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi has been detained for the second time in Pakistan on Tuesday, media reports said. 30-Dec-2014
BJP workers arrested for putting up 'mis Azamgarh, Dec 30 (IBNS): Police arrested four Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Monday for allegedly putting up posters declaring Mulayam Singh Yadav, 75, ‘missing’ in his constituency Azamgarh, media reports said. 30-Dec-2014
Mumbai court to decide on Amit Shah in f Mumbai, Dec 30 (IBNS): A court in Mumbai is likely to decide on Tuesday whether to drop all charges against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah in the alleged fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, a small-time criminal, his wife and a witness, media reports said. 30-Dec-2014
Maharashtra CM travels by local train to Mumbai, Dec 30 (IBNS): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis traveled by a suburban train in Mumbai on Monday and interacted with fellow commuters, media reports said. 30-Dec-2014
PDP, NC, Congress mulling "grand allianc Srinagar, Dec 30 (IBNS): With a deeply fractured mandate in Jammu and Kashmir, the largest political formation in the Valley Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it was weighing the option of a “grand alliance” with the National Conference (NC) and the Congress. 30-Dec-2014
Air, train service disrupted in Delhi du New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Over 60 flights and 100 trains were delayed as thick blanket of fog continued to disrupt air and rail traffic in Delhi on Tuesday, media reports said. 30-Dec-2014
8th India Republic of Korea Joint Commis New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS) The Eighth Meeting of the India-Republic of Korea Joint Commission (JCM) was held on Monday in Seoul. 29-Dec-2014
Vedanta Foundation inaugurates two compu Kolkata, Dec 29 (IBNS): Vedanta foundation, the fully funded charitable trust of London listed world's most dynamic business group Vedanta Resources Plc inaugurated its computer centre at Park Street and Lake Gardens in West Bengal to provide employment oriented computer course for underprivileged and aspirant youth in Eastern India, which will be helpful towards the Prime Minister's Mission of "Digital India." 29-Dec-2014
Arunachal Pradesh restricts civilian mov Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS) : Arunachal Pradesh government on Monday imposed restrictions on civilian movement along the inter- state border with Assam following the launch of counter insurgency operations carried out by the Army, paramilitary troops against NDFB (Sangbijit) militants who are responsible for the massacre of 81 people. 29-Dec-2014
KPLT Fin Sect apprehended in Karbi Anglo Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS) : The security forces on Monday apprehended a top militant of Karbi Peoples Liberation Tiger (KPLT) in Assam's Karbi Anglong district and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition from him. 29-Dec-2014
Cabinet approves ordinance on Land Acqui New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): The Union Government on Monday approved an ordinance to make changes to the Land Acquisition Act. 29-Dec-2014
PM begins intensive consultations on 'Sm New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a high-level meeting with government officials on the Smart City initiative. 29-Dec-2014
26/11: India summons Pakistan envoy over New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): India on Monday summoned Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit to lodge its strong protest against reports that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi, who was granted bail by a court in Pakistan due to legal loopholes in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks case in which he is one of the masterminds, is walking free on Monday. 29-Dec-2014
Saffron groups protest against PK, vanda Mumbai/Ahmedabad, Dec 29 (IBNS): Aamir Khan starrer "PK" is being booed by the radical Hindu groups like Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal for its depiction of Hindu gods and goddesses as protesters resorted to vandalism in Ahmedabad, forcing suspension of screening of the film in some theatres in Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bhopal. 29-Dec-2014
26/11: India reacts strongly to Lakhvi r New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): India is reacting strongly to reports that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi, who was granted bail by a court in Pakistan due to legal loopholes in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks case in which he is a main accused, could walk free on Monday. 29-Dec-2014
NIA assists Bengaluru blast probe, poli Bengaluru, Dec 29 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said National Investigation Agency (NIA) could probe the Bengaluru blast of Sunday that claimed the life of a woman while the city's police commissioner said all angles are being investigated to find out the terror group behind the explosion outside a popular restaurant. 29-Dec-2014
Bengaluru blast victim was on Christmas Bengaluru, Dec 29 (IBNS): Bhavani Bala, the victim who died in the blast in Bengaluru on Sunday evening, had come from Chennai with her children on Christmas vacation, media reports said. 29-Dec-2014
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah holds meeting Bengaluru, Dec 29 (IBNS): Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday convened a meeting of senior officials to review the security situation across the state ahead of the New Year celebrations, media reports said. 29-Dec-2014
Temperature comes to 2.6 Degrees Celsius New Delhi, De 29 (IBNS): With the nation gearing up for New Year celebration this week, the minimum temperature in the national capital dipped to 2.6 degrees celsius as of 5:30 am on Monday, media reports said. 29-Dec-2014
1 killed in Bangalore blast Bangalore, Dec 28 (IBNS): At least one person has died in a low intensity blast which occurred outside a restaurant at Bangalore city in Karnataka on Sunday. 28-Dec-2014
Low intensity blast rocks Bangalore, 2 i Bangalore, Dec 28 (IBNS): A low intensity blast occurred outside a restaurant at Bangalore city in Karnataka on Sunday evening which left two people, including a woman, injured, officials said. 28-Dec-2014
Assam: NDFB used car, vehicle recovered Guwahati, Dec 28 (IBNS) : The Security forces on Sunday recovered eight motorcycles and a car, which were used by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit) , in a camp and arrested at least four miscreants who tried to set ablaze a tribal village in BTAD area in Assam, police said. 28-Dec-2014
AAP promises special status for villages New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS): With national capital gearing up for the upcoming Assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday tried to woo voters by promising to give special status for villages of Delhi. 28-Dec-2014
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