Samjhauta accused also involved in Jammu blast: NIA

Police Had Blamed Militants For The 2004 Attack On Peer Mitha Mosque

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 27: Investigations into right-wing terror network in the country have led sleuths of NIA to suspect that some blasts in Jammu in 2004 were carried out by the group which was involved in Samjhauta train and Malegaon blasts.After arresting three persons from Madhya Pradesh recently More

India, Pak review implementation of CBMs

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 27: India and Pakistan today reviewed the implementation of existing bilateral confidence building measures, including the ceasefire along the LoC, during their expert-level meeting on conventional CBMs here. The two sides also exchanged ideas to further advance the CBM process More

AIMMM against permanent structures enroute Amarnath Cave
New Delhi, Dec 27: The Central Working Committee (Majlis-e Amla) of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat (AIMMM), the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, on Thursday passed a resolution in which it expressed concern over reports about establishment of permanent structures enroute Amarnath More

Delhi gang-rape victim flown to Singapore

HER CONDITION EXTREMELY CRITICAL: DOCS

Singapore, Dec 27: The 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim, who was flown in an air ambulance from India early this morning, was in an extremely critical condition at the super specialty Mount Elizabeth Hospital here. A bulletin issued this evening by the hospital said: "As at 7pm (4.30pm More

Govt to prepare database of rape convicts, make it public

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi: In an attempt to name and shame rapists, the government has decided to prepare a data base of all rape convicts across the country and their photographs, names and addresses would be made public.  Minister of State for Home R P N Singh said he has directed the National Crime More

Prez's son calls protesting women 'dented and painted'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Kolkata, Dec 27: President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit stoked a major controversy by describing women participating in Delhi protests against gangrape of a student as 'highly dented and painted', triggering angry backlash. "Those who are coming in the name of students in the rallies, sundori More

Cold claims 13 lives in North India
New Delhi, Dec 27: At least 13 people were killed in North India today due to biting cold which tightened its grip across the region. In capital Delhi, the maximum temperature was 16.6 degrees celsius, four notches below normal, while the minimum was 9.2 degrees celsius, two degrees above normal More

Cong to celebrate 127 anniversary today

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 27: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi along with party top brass will be present at the AICC headquarters tomorrow as Congress completes 127 years of its existence. The party chief will hoist the Congress tri-colours at 24 Akbar Road More

  • Kashmir

‘2012 most peaceful year since eruption of militancy’

Police data reveals zero incidents of violence in five Valley districts

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 27: Steep decline in militancy-related incidents in the Valley continued through 2012, bringing the killings to all time low. Interestingly, five districts of the Valley did not record a More



  • Srinagar City

Choked drains at Naveedabad irk inhabitants, authorities mute

‘Drainage mess has affected our social relationships’

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 27: Despite spending crores of rupees on construction of drainage system in Srinagar, most of the drains in many localities here are choked in absence of regular cleaning.  Inhabitants More




  • South Asia

Bilawal makes formal entry into Pak politics

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Dec 27:  Slain former premier Benazir Bhutto's 24-year-old son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari today made his formal entry into Pakistani politics, pledging to protect his country and its fledgling More



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