Rajoana against anyone defending him

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Fatehgarh Sahab, Mar 17: Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict on death row in connection with the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, has said that he did not want anyone to defend him.Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) president and former IPS officer Simranjit Singh Mann had recently More

Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind hail UP CM
New Delhi, Mar 17: General secretary Jamiat Ulema-i- Hind Moulana Mahmood Madni on Sunday hailed Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh  Akhilesh Yadav for his direction that district police and civil administration would be held accountable for communal clashes in their areas.  However Madni More

Courts should encourage settlement of matrimonial disputes: SC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Mar 17:The Supreme Court has held that criminal case of torture filed by a woman against her husband and in-laws should be quashed if the warring spouses come to an agreement for out-of-court settlement.It said that courts should encourage settlements of matrimonial disputes, particularly More

Shocked by rape of Swiss tourist in India: Switzerland

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Bern, Mar 17: Switzerland has said it is "profoundly shocked" by the gangrape of a Swiss tourist in India and demanded that those responsible for the "tragic incident" be quickly identified and punished.Reacting to the incident in which the Swiss female tourist on a cycling trip with her husband More

5 arrested in gangrape case

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Datia (MP), Mar 17: Two days after a Swiss tourist was allegedly gangraped here, Madhya Pradesh police today arrested five accused  and recovered the mobile and the laptop robbed from the victim and her husband."We have arrested five persons who raped the Swiss woman and recovered her mobile More

Foreign tourists not following rules, says MP minister

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Bhopal, Mar 17: Terming as "unfortunate" the incident of gangrape of a Swiss woman, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Uma Shankar Gupta  today said foreign tourists were not following rules about informing local police about their movements."What happened is unfortunate for our nation. When foreign More

'Process on to release 24 UP Muslim youth facing false charges'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lucknow, Mar 17: The Uttar Pradesh government has released three "innocent" Muslim youths lodged in jails on "false" terror charges and legal opinion has been sought for releasing 24 more, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said today. "Three youths lodged on false cases have been More

Crime against women on rise in trains

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Mar 17: Crime against women in trains has been on a rise despite deployment of security personnel by Railways, with more than 200 cases including rape, molestation and misbehaviour reported last year. There were total 210 cases of crime against women registered in 2012 as against More

Pope Francis seen as ray of hope for India's Vatican dream

SOMREET BHATTACHARYA\PTI

New Delhi, Mar 17: The Catholic Church in India expects more representation in Vatican during new Pope Francis' tenure considering the humble background of the first pontiff from Latin America.The Church is also likely to send an invitation to the new Pope, who was elected last week after the More

  • Kashmir

SSB’s OMR application forms flawed

Subject Codes, Instruction Sheets Contradictory

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Mar 17: The J&K Service Selection Board is issuing erroneous Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) applications for recruitment to various government departments in the state. Documents in More



  • Srinagar City

Khanqah protests mysterious death of woman

Family says murdered by in-laws

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Mar 17: The death of a 32-year-old woman under mysterious circumstances in Shamaswari, Khanqah area of Shaher-e-Khaas Sunday triggered protests by her family and neighbors who said she was murdered More




  • Jammu

3 yrs on,Govt sleeps over appointment of AEOs, ARs, AAs in KVIB

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 17: Three years after advertising posts for available vacancies in Khadi Village and Industries Board, Jammu and Kashmir government is sleeping over the final selection process for some unknown More



  • South Asia

Top LeJ commander arrested in Pakistan

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Karachi, Mar 17: A top commander of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who was allegedly involved in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, was arrested today in this Pakistani city.Paramilitary Rangers More



  • World

Ramadan to begin on 10TH July in UAE

Eid ul Fitr On August 9th

Dubai, Mar 17: The Sharjah Planetarium at the Department of Culture and Information announced that the Ramadan Crescent will form on July 8th 2013 at 11:14 am and set at 19:08pm, five minutes before the More



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