Monthly Archives July 2016

Hot air balloon crash near Lockhart

Houston, July 30 (News India)- Sixteen people were killed today when a large hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in central Texas. All 16 people aboard a hot air balloon died when it caught fire and crashed in a field in central Texas, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The accident occurred […]

Indian workers queuing up for food in Jeddah

New Delhi, July 30 (News India)- Over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia are facing severe food shortage due to financial hardship after losing their jobs and the government has ordered its mission in the Gulf nation to provide food to them, besides other assistance. Late in the evening, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj appealed […]

Flooded Road in Bihar

New Delhi, July 30 (News India)- Rains lashed northern and eastern parts of the country, aggravating the flood situation in Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar and West Bengal, where 34 persons have died, while lightning claimed 27 lives in Odisha. Floods in Assam have killed 29 persons and affected nearly 37 lakh people across more than 3,300 […]

Harak Singh Rawat

Dehradun, July 30 (News India)- Harak Singh Rawat, one of the most mercurial characters of Uttarakhand politics, is in news again for a wrong reason. A woman has accused him of rape in New Delhi. A case of rape has been registered against Harak Rawat at Safdarjung police station. The complainant had earlier also given […]

Mamta Kulkarni

Thane, July 30 (News India)- The police have frozen at least eight bank accounts—holding over Rs 90 lakh— of film actress Mamta Kulkarni in Gujarat, Mumbai and some adjoining areas in connection with the multi-crore ephedrine racket. Kulkarni has already been named as a prime accused in the case linked to international drug lord and […]

Protests go on as Kashmir simmers

Srinagar, July 30 (News India)- Demonstrations continued in various areas of the Valley while curfew remained in force in downtown Srinagar and major towns of Anantnag, Kulgam and Pulwama in south Kashmir today. The areas falling under six police stations of Srinagar’s old city were under curfew while there were reports of stone-throwing from various […]

2 Armymen, 2 ultras killed in Kupwara

Srinagar, July 30 (News India)- Two soldiers were killed and another was injured as they foiled an infiltration bid near the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowgam sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Two militants were also killed in the gunbattle, the second in the area in the past three days. The gunfight erupted when […]

AAP’s Yadav gets bail in sacrilege case

Sangrur, July 30 (News India)- Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator from Delhi Naresh Yadav was today granted bail by Additional Sessions Judge Amarjit Singh Virk in the Malerkotla desecration case. He was released from the Sangrur District Jail in the afternoon on furnishing a bail bond of Rs 40,000. Coming out of the jail, Naresh […]

Captain Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh, July 30 (News India)- Punjab Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh today challenged Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to swear before the Akal Takht that his government had not ordered the acquisition of land for the construction of the SYL canal in 1978. In a press release, Capt dared Badal to deny the then Haryana […]