“India-Australia ties based on mutual trust, respect…real power is all of you”: PM Modi at community event in Sydney

Noting that bilateral ties between India and Australia were earlier seen to be defined by 3Cs- Commonwealth, Cricket and Curry, then by ‘Democracy, Diaspora and Dosti’ and later ‘Energy, Economy and Education’ emerged as a key component, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that he believes the relationship is […]

Fire breaks out at Kerala warehouse; 1 firefighter killed

 A fireman involved in fighting a fire, that broke out at the warehouse of the Kerala Medical Services Corporation Ltd (KMSCL) in Thumba on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram in the early hours of Tuesday succumbed to his injuries, officials said. Ranjith (32) was part of the fire and rescue officials who rushed to douse the fire that broke out around 1.30 am […]

Delhi: Man arrested for stalking, posting objectionable photos of woman on social media

 Delhi Police arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly stalking and harassing a 24-year-old woman by uploading her objectionable photos on social media. According to police, the accused was identified as Amandeep Kumar. Police said that the victim filed a complaint alleging that someone had created her fake ID on Instagram and had uploaded […]

Congress leaders from Delhi, Punjab deliberate AAP’s demand for support against Centre’s ordinance

 Congress leaders from Delhi and Punjab held a meeting here in the wake of AAP seeking the support of opposition parties against the ordinance brought by the Centre on control of service in the national capital. Congress leaders Partap Singh Bajwa, Ajay Maken, Sandeep Dikshit and other leaders were present at the meeting. According to sources, the Congress leaders […]

Nepalese Sherpa guide sets world record, scales Mt Everest for 28th time

Nepali Sherpa guide Kami Rita Sherpa on Tuesday ascended Mount Everest for the 28th time setting the record for most ascents of the world’s tallest peak, beating his own record with the highest number of ascends on the world’s highest peak, according to Seven Summit Trek, the expedition organizing company. “This morning at 9:23 am Kami […]

Delhi HC reserves order on PIL against RBI allowing exchange of Rs 2,000 notes without identity proof

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved the order on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and State Bank of India (SBI) notifications, which permits the exchange of Rs 2,000 banknotes without obtaining any requisition slip and identity proof. The plea called the decision arbitrary and irrational […]

Pakistan: Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Bibi gets pre-arrest bail in Al-Qadir Trust case

The Islamabad Accountability Court on Tuesday granted interim bail to Bushra Bibi, wife of former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan in the Al-Qadir Trust corruption case until May 31, reported ARY News. The accountability court approved the pre-arrest bail plea to Imran Khan’s wife and directed her to submit a surety bond […]

Congress’ UT Khader files nomination for Karnataka speaker

Five-time MLA UT Khader and senior Congress leader on Tuesday filed his nominations for the post of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly Speaker. His candidature will be formalised during the Congress Legislature’s Party meeting scheduled on May 24. If appointed, Khader will become the first Muslim leader to serve in the post of the Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly. Khader who served as […]

G-20 summit in Uttarakhand: Foreign delegates receive warm welcome at Jollygrant Airport in Dehradun

Foreign delegates were warmly welcomed with tilak and garlands as they arrived at the Jollygrant Airport in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun on Tuesday to participate in the second G20 meeting to be held in state’s Narendranagar. A traditional welcome was organised for the guests at Jollygrant Airport. The foreign guests also did […]