Digvijay in favour of early hanging of Afzal Guru

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Bhopal, Jan 27: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh today said he was in "favour of early hanging of Afzal Guru", sentenced to death by the Supreme Court in the Parliament attack case. "I have always believed that there should be a time limit for the disposal of mercy petitions pending More

Fuels speculation about emerging political equations

MODI MEETS RAJNATH

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Jan 27: In a first major step to extend his reach to Delhi in preparation for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi descended in the capital city on Sunday for a one-on-one meeting with the newly elected BJP chief Rajnath Singh. The meeting which lasted More

Child Rehabilitation needed in Juvenile justice system: CJI

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Kochi, Jan 27: Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir today stressed the need to focus on childcare and rehabilitation in the Juvenile justice system, saying people should be sensitised to do something for such children who have been marginalised. "We need to focus on this section.These children need our More

Govt withdraws restriction on foreign tourists going to NE

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 27: To boost tourism in the northeast, the government has withdrawn restrictions imposed on foreign tourists travelling to the picturesque region. The Home Ministry has allowed free movement of foreign tourists to the three northeastern states of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland More

India test fires ballistic missile from underwater platform

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 27: India today made a major stride towards completing its nuclear triad capability by successfully test firing a nuclear-capable ballistic missile, with a strike range of around 1500 kilometres, from an underwater platform in Bay of Bengal.Completion of the nuclear triad will give More

J&K Tableau artists call on President
New Delhi, Jan 27: Day after the Republic Day Parade where they received applause from the audience, J&K Tableau artists called on President, Pranab Mukherji here today and presented a cultural programme.  The group comprised 25 artists from the three regions of the State who formed the More

  • Kashmir

Kupwara shuts to remember Jan 27, 1994 massacre victims

‘19 Yrs Ago On Jan 27, Soldiers Shot Dead 27 Civilians For Observing Strike On R-Day’

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara, Jan 27: This frontier district observed a complete shutdown on Sunday to pay homage to 27 civilians killed on this day allegedly by Army for observing shutdown on January 26. The strike call was More



  • Srinagar City

Milad processions held

BRAVING COLD, THOUSANDS OF DEVOTEES PARTICIPATE IN NISHAT MARCH

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 27: Braving bone-chilling cold, thousands of devotees on Sunday participated in processions organized in connection with the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations. Main procession was More




  • Jammu

High-powered committee likely to submit report within week

Amendment in Panchayati Raj Act

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 27: A four-member committee looking into the suggestions for incorporating various provisions in the existing J&K Panchayati Raj Act, is likely to submit its report to the government within More



  • South Asia

'Pakistan National Assembly to be dissolved before March 16'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, Jan 27: Pakistan's National Assembly will be dissolved before March 16 and the date for the next general election will be announced in the coming ten days, Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira More



  • World

Nightclub fire kills 245 in Brazil

Santa Maria (Brazil), Jan 27: At least 245 people died today when a fire tore through a nightclub packed with university students in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria, police said. The death toll More



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