New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel in an open jeep on the Delhi-Meerut Expressway on Sunday and also inaugurate India's first smart and green highway, the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE), built at a cost of Rs 11,000 crore, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday.
Hyderabad: Janhvi Kapoor's debut film is yet to hit the screens but the newbie is surely at no dearth when it comes to fan following. The elder daughter of late actor Sridevi was mobbed by her little fans in Bandra, Mumbai.
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 135 km six lanes Eastern Peripheral Expressway on Sunday. Before the inauguration of EPE, PM Modi will inaugurate Digital Art Gallery of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).
London: A community organisation of Dogras, belonging to Jammu and Kashmir staged a protest against ceasefire violations by Pakistan. The protest was conducted in front of Pakistani High Commission in London in solidarity with the Jammu border villages which Pakistan targets using both small arms fire and heavy caliber weapons, causing extensive damage to both life and property.
Srinagar: Five terrorists were killed in a gunfight with the Indian Army on the Line of Control (LoC) after an infiltration attempt from across the de facto border with Pakistan was foiled early on Saturday, officials said.
New Delhi: In a possible case of road rage, a retired Army Captain and his family members were allegedly thrashed by five men in Dwarka, the police said on Friday. He went to Dwarka City Centre mall to have dinner along with his wife, sister, brother-in-law and their children.
New Delhi: A 26-year-old man was on Friday robbed shot at by unidentified persons in northeast Delhi's Gokalpuri, police said. The incident took place when Mohit Shukla, who runs a dairy shop in Ashok Nagar, was returning home on his motorcycle, they said.
Panaji: A woman was allegedly raped by three men in front of her boyfriend on a beach in South Goa district, police said on Friday. The incident happened at the Sernabhatim beach, 50 km from here, last night.
Bengaluru: The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, on Friday emphasised the need to reform and improve the World Trade Organisation for trade collaborations through negotiations.
Shimla: President Ram Nath Kovind returned to Delhi on Friday after his six-day sojourn to Shimla. He was given a warm send-off at Kalyani helipad by Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Friday night hosted a gala dinner for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Raj Bhawan here. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present at the dinner, Raj Bhawan sources said.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu): Members of transgender community took to the streets in Tamil Nadu's Chennai on Friday protesting against the killings of 13 people in police action and seeking permanent closure of the big copper smelter run by London-listed Vedanta Resources, on environmental grounds.
Arrah: Though the Adarsh Gram Yojana launched by the ministry of Rural Development aims at developing the under-developed villages across the country but it seems the government-mission is only on pen and papers.
Malda (WB): A man was allegedly assaulted by four persons in a moving train in West Bengal, after he failed to reply to their queries on the prime minister and the national anthem, police said on Friday. The victim, a migrant labourer, was on his way to Kaliachak in Malda district from Howrah on May 14, when the four persons got into the train and sat next to his seat after he had briefly deboarded at a station, a police officer said.
New Delhi: Ahead of FIH Men's Champions Trophy, 48 players have been shortlisted for a 21-day national camp commencing May 28 at the Sports Authority of India in Bengaluru, Hockey India (HI) announced on Friday.
New Delhi: Top Indian cricketers including skipper Virat Kohli and his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni are likely to get the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) nod to feature in a 100 ball-cricket tournament, slated to be held in in England in 2020.
Lucknow: With the electioneering for the Kairana Lok Sabha seat nearly over, the Samajwadi Party made clear on Friday, that its president Akhilesh Yadav will not address any rally in support of the joint opposition candidate.
Vijayawada: Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan on Friday a began hunger strike, demanding the Andhra Pradesh government to find a solution to the kidney disease in Uddanam region of Srikakulam district. The Jana Sena chief launched the hunger strike at the place where he is staying in Etcherla mandal (block) of Srikakulam district at 5 p.m. He will continue the fast at Srikakulam town amid people.
Mumbai: Popular floating restaurant 'Ark Deck Bar', off the coast near Bandra here, capsized and sank partially on Friday evening under the possible impact of huge tidal waves trigged by the Mekunu Cyclone, police said.
Sports Desk: Pakistan cricket team, who is currently on the tour of England for two-match Test series, made the headlines for all wrong reasons on Monday after their players were seen wearing the smart watches on the first day of the opening Test.
Shahjahanpur: Faced with charges of land grabbing and his son being accused of rape, Uttar Pradesh's ruling BJP legislator Roshanlal Verma on Friday accused the Samajwadi Party of conspiring to tarnish his image and said he felt like committing suicide.
New Delhi: Delhi Police has been interrogating Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in his Mathura road house on Friday related to alleged assault of Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash. A team of 5-6 officials lead by DCP Harinder Singh reached at Sisodia's house today at 4.30 pm and started questioning him. A video recording of the interrogation has been made as an evidence in the case, police said.
Srinagar: National Conference (NC) leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah sanctioned Rs 1.30 lakh to the family of a girl detained by police along with Indian Army Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi from a hotel here.
Islamabad: Pakistan warned on Friday that water issues with India can lead to a dangerous situation and that Islamabad wants a peaceful resolution of such problems as per the spirit of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT).
Toronto: Former Australia skipper Steve Smith, who is serving a 12-month ban for his involvement in the infamous ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, could return to action next month after being named as one of the 10 marquee players for the proposed Global T20 Canada league.