Dera follower’s murder: 6th shooter held after encounter | India News

BATHINDA: The sixth and last shooter allegedly involved in the November 10 killing of Dera Sacha Sauda follower and sacrilege case accused Pardeep Singh in Punjab’s Faridkot was held after a brief shootout n ear Jaipur on Sunday. In a joint operation with Rajasthan police and central agencies, the anti-gangster task force (AGTF) of Punjab […]

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SC approves timeline for IOA executive committee poll to be held on December 10 | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a fresh timeline submitted by the Justice (retired) L N Rao committee for the election of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) executive committee, to be held on December 10. A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Hima Kohli also allowed circulation of the draft amended constitution […]

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Coronation of Britain’s King Charles to be held next May

LONDON: Britain’s King Charles III will be crowned at London’s Westminster Abbey next May in a ceremony set to follow the traditional pageantry used for anointing monarchs over the last 1,000 years, Buckingham Palace announced on Tuesday. Charles, 73, automatically became king on the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth last month, but the grand […]

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Audio of Pak ministers’ talks held inside PM house leaked online

ISLAMABAD: In a matter that has raised security concerns in Pakistan, purported audio clips of talks between leaders of Pakistan’s ruling party has been leaked online. One of the clips involves conversation held in the PM House among senior leaders of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz. In the clip, interior minister Rana Sanullah, defence minister […]

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Rupee has held up very well against dollar compared to other currencies: FM | India News

PUNE: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the rupee has “held back very well” when compared to other currencies against the US Dollar. The Reserve Bank and the Finance Ministry are keeping a very close watch over the developments, the finance minister told reporters after the domestic currency sunk to a lifetime low against […]

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India held to 1-1 draw by Singapore in international friendly | Football News

HO CHI MINH CITY: India dished out a dominating performance but failed to notch up a win, playing out a 1-1 draw against lower-ranked Singapore in their FIFA international friendly match in the Hung Thinh Tournament here on Saturday. Ikhsan Fandi put Singapore ahead in the 37th minute when his free-kick from about 25 yards […]

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Fuel price cut held hostage by volatile oil, rupee fall and inflation

NEW DELHI: A cut in domestic fuel prices has been held hostage to the volatility in the global oil market and the sharp fall in the rupee’s value against the Greenback due to interest rate hike by the US central bank. Benchmark Brent crude dropped $3.74 a barrel to $86.72 on Friday as the rate […]

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Indians held ‘hostage’ in Myanmar: MEA identifies 4 firms in racket | India News

HYDERABAD: The foreign ministry on Friday said that it has identified four companies involved in the job entrapment racket in Myanmar and is working on rescuing the Indians – about 100 to 150 men – who are still stranded there. So far the authorities have managed to rescue 32. However, people from Hyderabad and Delhi […]

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Pro-government rallies held in Iran amid mass protests

DUBAI: Iranian counter-protesters gathered across the country on Friday in a show of support for authorities after nearly a week of anti-government protests and unrest over the death of a young woman who was being held by the morality police. A few thousand people attended a rally in the capital, Tehran, where they waved Iranian […]

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Tamil Nadu CM Stalin urges PM Modi to initiate efforts to rescue 300 Indians held captive in Myanmar | India News

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate efforts for the immediate rescue and safe repatriation of Indians held in illegal captivity in Myanmar. In a letter to Modi dated September 21, Stalin said the state government had received information that nearly 300 Indians, including around 50 […]

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